Chain of Events

June 2000

SFBC VOLUNTEER NIGHT
Every Wednesday | 5 pm - 8 pm
SFBC Office, 1095 Market St., Ste. 215
Finished your book? Frustrated at work? Bored with your friends? Come help in the SFBC office where your efforts will really be appreciated! Every small task leads to the greater benefit of safe and pleasurable bike riding in San Francisco and beyond!

BIKE LETTER WRITING PARTY
Thurs., June 1 | 7 pm
Momi Toby's Cafe, Laguna at Hayes
Meet friendly bike activists, scribble a few paragraphs to key decisionmakers, sip coffee or a beer and go home happy. Bring pen & paper! For more info. call Michael at 701-0655 or calfee@klodhopper.com

SOUPSTOCK 2000
Sun., June 4 | noon - 6 pm
Dolores Park, S.F.
Celebrate Food Not Bombs' 20th anniversary of direct action for social, political and economic justice, including Pedal Camp, bike valet, and free bike maintenance. For info. call 415-675-9928 or e-mail sffnb@tao.ca

SOMAC MEETING
Wed., June 7 | 6:30 pm
209 Ninth St., @ Howard
Help this South of Market Committee work for better cycling in, where else, South of Market. We're concentrating on getting bike lanes on Howard St. and extending the 7th St. bike lanes south to 16th St.

BICYCLE ACTIVISTS' TRAINING
Sat., June 10 | 9 am 4 pm
in San Francisco, place TBA
Join bike activists from around Northern California for this one-day workshop to explore strategies to build the capacity and enhance the performance of bicycle advocacy organizations and activists. Sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of transportation and the CA Dept. of Health Services, this one promises to surpass previous SFBC activist trainings in fun and expertise. Spaces will fill up, so reserve by June 5 at 431-BIKE, x-8. $20 includes breakfast, lunch. (No one turned away.)

SFBC BOARD MEETING
Tues., June 20 | 6:30 pm
26 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., June 21 | 6 pm
City Hall, Rm. 408
Help set the city's bike agenda at this month's BAC meeting.

BIKE SWAP & SALE
Sat. & Sun., June 24 & 25 | 10am
Tamalpais High School, Mill Valley
Bargains galore on both new and used bike gear. Proceeds benefit Trips for Kids Marin's bike program for inner-city youth. Ends at 4pm Saturday, and 3pm Sunday. See www.tripsforkids.org or 458-2986 for more info. or to reserve a table. $2 admission charge. Bike parking by Marin County Bicycle Coalition.

UPCOMING STREET FESTIVALS WITH FREE SECURE ATTENDED BIKE PARKING

UNION STREET ART FESTIVAL
June 3-4
Union between Gough & Steiner
Now in its 25th year, the Union Street Art Festival is one of the best known and well attended art festivals on the west coast. This year, entertainment is classical and jazz music. Over 300 artists, variety of international foods from local restaurants, and a family area with kids' activities. Check it out at www.UnionStreetArtFestival.com, or call 800-731-0003.

FILLMORE STREET JAZZ FESTIVAL
July 1-2
Fillmore between Jackson and Eddy
The largest jazz festival on the West Coast presents 13 blocks of cool music, art, and food. Four stages of continuous music showcase 32 different jazz bands! Always a great time - and you don't have to worry about your bike. Check it out at www.FillmoreStreetJazzFest.com or call 800-731-0003.