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Dear Sunday Street Supporter,

Thanks again for your enthusiasm and support for Sunday Streets.

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, Mayor's Office, Livable City staff and a range of city and non-profit partners are working to ensure these events are better than ever, and we hope to see you out on the streets for these fun, free events.

The first Sunday Streets event of 2009 is almost here so mark your calendars for Sunday, April 26, 2009. Sunday Streets continues on May 10, June 7, July 19, August 9 and September 6.

Here are a few important updates

Hours: the first Sunday Streets will be from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, followed by the Fisherman's Wharf Community Benefit District's Fitness, Health and Safety Fair at Aquatic Park from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Pier 39 will have live music from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the main entrance to the Pier. We encourage you to come out and play, and continue your Sunday at Pier 39 and Fisherman's Wharf.

Sunday Streets May 10- September 6 events will start at 10:00 am and continue until 2:00 pm each day.

New Partners join the Sunday Streets movement!

We are excited to announce our media partnership with the San Francisco Examiner, which will be doing a special pull out feature in their Health Beat section each Thursday prior to Sunday Streets. This will include the route map, schedule of activities and other features. Clear Channel Entertainment is donating outdoor space and radio time to help reach audiences across the entire Bay Area.

Generous support from financial partners provides essential funding to continue Sunday Streets at no cost. Supporters include: Webcor Builders, Kaiser Permanente, Blue Shield, Lennar, Parsons Brinkerhoff, Warren Hellman and grants from Bay Area Air Quality Management District, PG & E and Shape Up SF.

Programming for Sunday Streets is shaping up, with a range of activities for every age and ability. This year's activities include:

Bike programs: sponsored by the SF YMCA Bike Program;
Guided walks: sponsored by Walk SF;
Yoga and Dance: sponsored by Cheryl Burke Dance and Rhythm & Motion/ODC;
Black Rock Disco Skating Rink: sponsored by the CA Outdoor Rollerskating Association;
Children's activities: sponsored by the YMCA and Dept. of Children, Youth and Families

NEW this year
Active Adult Programming, sponsored by the Always Active
Community Based Organization participation, coordinated by the YMCA
Special Bay Trail programming, sponsored by the Bay Trail in celebration of their 20th Anniversary
Honor Mother on Mothers Day, special programming for Mothers on May 10 event, sponsored by  the Bayview Merchant Association and the 3rd Street Corridor Project


Want to get involved? Here's how:

This year the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is proud to be organizing volunteers for Sunday Streets. If you haven't had a chance to already, help make Sunday Streets better than ever as volunteer staff.  A free lunch and t-shirts are provided to all volunteers, and there is a special treat for any volunteer who helps on five dates or more. To sign up to volunteer and for more information about dates and routes, go to:


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