Come play in the streets of the Tenderloin/Civic Center, August 14th!
time to enjoy car-free streets once again! Sunday
Streets is returning to the Tenderloin/Civic Center
on August 14th!. Join thousands of Bay Area
and visitors from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. to walk, run, bike, skate, or
move freely through the open streets. There will be all kinds of fun
activities for kids of all ages!
The Tricycle Music Fest West The Tricycle Music Fest West kicks off for a third year of family rock
concerts with Frances England, queen of kindie rock, and local
favorite, Charity and the JAMband, at an outdoor event outside the Main
Library on Sunday, August 14. The
new Green Bookmobile, Tree Frog Treks, and Friends of the Library will be there for a rockin’ good time.
11:30am Charity and the JAMband
1:00pm Frances England
2:00pm SF Rock Project
The "Green Zone"
The SF Department of Environment and Climate Change Education have arranged for all kinds of environmental groups to come out. These groups include: Mobile Climate Science Labs, Wildlife Equity Institute, SF Environment's Clean Transportation team, Moving Planet, Reach and Teach, SCRAP, and more! Stop by the "green Zone" and learn what these environmentally friendly groups are up to, and how you can be more green!
The BBoy ConnectionDon't
miss the Bboy Connection in Civic Center Plaza. They will be having
dance demo and lessons, the Classic Pedal Show, and Precita Eyes
Muralists have graciously donated a wall for artists to make live art!
Bike Wash and Cumbia Dancing!
Stop by 215 Golden Gate at Leavenworth to get a bike wash and dance Cumbia with the Beautiful Rebels
at Young Workers United
Learn about their approach to helping workers in San Francisco, pick up
a copy of their guide to socially responsible restaurants and get down
Boeddeker Park at Jones and Eddy Streets will have Tai Chi at 11 am to
Noon with instructor Chris Sequeira of Living Tai Chi. Jazz band
Melvin and the Mellotones will perform at the outdoor stage in the park
at 1 pm to 2 pm. There will be activities for kids in the
children's play area from 11 am to closing. These events are
sponsored by the Friends of Boeddeker Park, the SF Parks Trust and the
North of Market/Tenderloin Community Benefit District plus the SF
Recreation and Parks Department.
Also, if you arrive a bit early and are looking for something to do, the RPD's Girls Athletic Staff will be doing a
special Basketball and Soccer clinic and some outreach from 10-11am.
Hyde Street Band - The Best Little Band You've Never Heard!
Rock The Bike at the Tenderloin National Forest
out of the Tenderloin in San Francisco, Hyde Street Band
performs gritty, hard-rocking
blues, R&B, rock, and rockabilly music - the songs that move us.
Stop by their adhoc bandstand at 631 O'Farrell. They will be playing music that you can dance to - we expect to
see the street filled with all ages shakin' that booty...
If you haven't seen Rock the Bike
yet, be sure to check them out! The Rock The Bike all-stars, including Fossil Fool, will bring their pedal-powered stage to Sunday Streets and provide live music for you to dance to. This is an interactive event, stop by and pedal for a bit to make sure they have all the power they need! They will be outside of the Tenderloin National Forest
(Cohen Alley on Ellis between Leavenworth and Hyde).We are having a season long raffle! Enter for a chance to win an electric bike from The New Wheel or a Public J7 bike! Other prizes include a child's push bike, kid's bike (brand tba), City CarShare Membership,
Urban walker packages, transit passes and more! Stop by the green
Sunday Streets tent to buy your raffle tickets! They are only $5 and the
money goes to fund the Sunday Streets program.
The Sunday Streets 2011 season has three remaining dates:
Addition/Fillmore/North Panhandle (Sept 11)
NEW!! Chinatown/North Beach (TBA)
Mission (Oct. 24)
Reserve your spot now to volunteer for Sunday Streets:September 11: Western AdditionOctober 23: Mission
Volunteer at Sunday Streets as an Intersection Monitor or Route Rabbit and help Sunday Streets run smoothly! All volunteers get a t-shirt and lunch. Sign up to Volunteer today!!
Spotlight on Community Partners:
SF Department of Recreation and ParksSF's
Dept. of Rec and Parks provides crucial support for every Sunday
Streets event through access to Rec and Park facilities and properties
along each Sunday Streets route. Thank you, Phil, Dana, Marcus, Diane and all the
hard working Rec and Park Staff!
Sunday Streets 2011 Sponsors:
Lead Sponsor: Bank of AmericaSponsors:
AT&T; Bay Area Air Quality Management District; Shape Up; City
CarShare; SF Bicycle Coalition; Rock the Bike; Red Cross Bay Area; Bike & Roll; Bay
City Bikes; Blazing Saddles; California Pacific Medical Center; Rec
& Parks Dept., YMCA; California Outdoor Rollersports Association;
Sports Basement; University of California, San Francisco, LeadDog Marketing, PG&E, SF Federal Credit Union, Mikes Bikes, The New Wheel, Parkmerced
Media Sponsors: The San Francisco Examiner, Clear Channel Radio, Streetsblog SF
Do you love Sunday Streets? Consider making a donation!
Streets is made possible by the good work of the San Francisco
Municipal Transportation Agency, the program’s official City sponsor,
the San Francisco Mayor’s Office and Livable City. This program could
not be possible, however, without the significant support of our many
sponsors, program partners and individual donors. To make a contribution
online, go to: https://livablecity.org/donate/
Thanks again for your support of Sunday Streets.