Chain of Events

September 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!

DIVORCE YOUR CAR!
Wed., Sept. 6 | 7:30 pm
Modern Times bookstore, 888 Valencia
Kathie Alvord, author of "Divorce Your Car!", will share tips from her book and experiences of ending her love affair with her car and the benefits that followed.

IMPORTANT BAY BRIDGE PATH WORKSHOP
Thurs., Sept. 14 | 6 pm - 10 pm
505 Van Ness Ave., PUC Bldg. cafeteria
This is the only public workshop scheduled during the study of the bike/pedestrian path on the Bay Bridge, so it is essential that supporters show up in full force to ensure a pathway that meets cyclists' and pedestrians' needs. (see story p.7)

IMAGINING A BETTER MARKET STREET
Thurs., Sept. 14 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
SPUR office, 312 Sutter St. @ Grant
Will the current momentum to improve pedestrian safety advance long-needed improvements on Market Street? Join speakers from the SFBC, Walk SF, Muni, Market St. Association and others in this discussion about the future of Market Street. $3 for non-SPUR members.

GOLDEN GATE PARK BIKE FAIR
Sun., Sept. 17 | noon - 3 pm
Golden Gate Park, Peacock Meadow
Bring the kids, your friends, your bikes for the Third Annual Bike Fair in Golden Gate Park, including a kids' bike rodeo, free bike maintenance, adults skills' classes, and a chance to win great prizes, including bikes. Located on JFK Dr., next to McLaren Lodge.

SFBC BOARD MEETING
Tues., Sept.,19 | 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)
Tues., Sept.,19 | 6 pm
City Hall, Rm. 408
If you're interested in helping to set the city's bike agenda, come to this month's meeting.

WORLD CAR-FREE DAY
Thurs., Sept. 21
Worldwide!
Momentous international and local events are occurring throughout September, culminating in World Car-Free Day. To learn more check out www.bclu.org/carfreemonth

GOLDEN WHEEL AWARDS
Thurs., Sept. 21 | 6 pm - 9 pm
Ft. Mason, Quarters 4 (off Bay St.)
The SFBC's annual awards ceremony and fundraising party honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions in the city. Plus, it's one heck of a good party! (see p. 7)

HEARING ON BIKE ENHANCEMENTS
Tues., Sept. 26 | 10 am (call to confirm)
City Hall, Rm. 263
Wondering why the garage at your workplace hasn't complied with city legislation to supply bike racks? Speak out at this Board of Supervisors' Transportation Committee hearing updating the status of the Bicycle Transit Enhancement Plan. Call SFBC to confirm date and time: 431-BIKE, x-2.

VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION PARTY
Sun., Oct. 1 | noon - 3 pm
If you've volunteered with the SFBC then come be appreciated at our first ever Volunteer Appreciation Picnic! BBQ! Beer! Awards! And More! Call Mary for details: 431-BIKE, x-1.