Chain of Events

February 2000

SFBC VOLUNTEER NIGHT
Every Wednesday | 5 pm - 8 pm
SFBC Office, 1095 Market St., Ste. 215
Studies prove that volunteering on Wednesday night at the SFBC office increases your intelligence, charm, attractiveness and adds shine and volume to your hair. Plus, your help with crucial office tasks like letter-writing, database work, phone calling, mailings and much more, keeps our office functioning! Call Mary at 431-BIKE, x1 to RSVP or just stop by for as long as you please.

BIKE LETTER WRITING PARTY
Thurs., Feb. 3 | 7 pm
Momi Toby's Cafe, Laguna @ Hayes
Meet friendly bike activists, scribble a few paragraphs to key decisionmakers, sip coffee or a beer and go home happy that you're helping make the city a more liveable place. Bring pen & paper! For more info. call Michael at 701-0655 or calfee@klodhopper.com

SFBC MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Tues., Feb. 8 | 7 pm
1839 15th St. @ Guerrero
Help direct the SFBC's year 2000 goals at this special strategic planning session. Should the SFBC work for Saturday closure of JFK Dr. in Golden Gate Park? Is this worth a ballot initiative? How can we best organize for district elections in November?

SUSTAINING A LIVABLE CITY: A FORUM
Tues., Feb. 8 | 7 pm
Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason St.
The US Dept. of Transportation sponsors this community forum focusing on transportation equity, parking & congestion, neighborhood gentrification, pedestrian safety, high density development. Registration deadline is February 1. Fax 415-744-2532.or email rosalind.tianco@nhtsa.dot.gov.

BIKE TO WORK PLANNING MEETING
Thurs., Feb. 10 | 6 pm
SFBC Office, 1095 Market #215
Help plan Bike to Work Week 2000. Inspiration welcome! See volunteer needs, page 3.

BICYCLE FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL
Sun., Feb. 13 | 3-8 pm
3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley
Check out the latest cutting edge bicycle films and videos in the U.S. at the Bicycle-Friendly Berkeley Coalition's 5th Annual Bicycle Film and Video Festival. Also partake in the famous bike film contest, live acts and music, a silent auction, slide show, information tables, bike art, free yummy food, and more! Location is three blocks east of Ashby BART station Call 510-549-RIDE for more details.

SFBC BOARD MEETING
Tues., Feb. 15 | 6:30 pm
126 O'Farrell @ Market, #400
All SFBC members are invited to the monthly Coalition Board meetings. For questions on this month's agenda, call 431-BIKE.

BICYCLE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (BAC)
Wed.., Feb. 16 | 6 pm
City Hall, Rm. 408
If you're interested in helping to set the city's bike agenda, please come to this monthly meeting of the official city bike committee.

BREWS, BIKES AND BUCKS
Sun., Feb. 20 | 2 - 6 pm
Broken Drum, 1132-4th St., San Rafael
Fundraising party benefitting the Trips for Kids nonprofit biking program for inner-city youth. Celebrity bartenders include Gary Fisher and Joe Breeze. For info. call 458-2986 or go to www.tripsforkids.org

HELMET DECORATING PARTY
Tues., Feb. 22 | 6:30 pm
Cell Space, 2050 Bryant @ 18th St.
Is a bicycle a fashion accessory? More than delightful non-polluting transportation, bikes are a creative opportunity. That's why the SFBC is teaming up the Polyester Liberation Organization for a Helmet Decorating Party on Tuesday, February 22nd. We'll have glue guns, glitter and beer; bring your fevered imagination, works in progress and art supplies to share. Call Mike at 415-701-0655 for more info.