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Streets for People Info & Schedule!
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Streets for People is this Sunday, August 31 from 11am - 4pm.  

Check out the exciting features and schedule at the "Read More" link below!

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Bicycle Decorating Contest for $100 Good Earth Gift Package
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*  Bring your decorated bicycle to the parking lot by the former Lydia's/Fairfax Diner building at Streets for People - August 31 between 11:00am - 2:00pm.

*  Lock up your bike at the rack so the community and judges can see your work.

*  Come back at 2:30 for the judging! 

THE WINNER IN EACH CATEGORY RECEIVES THE GOOD EARTH NATURAL FOODS GIFT PACKAGE VALUED AT $100: 

         CATEGORY 1:  CARGO BIKE

         CATEGORY 2:  CRUISER BIKE

         CATEGORY 3:  KID'S BIKE

 
Going to Streets for People? Take Alternative Modes of Transport!

Coming to Streets for People? In the car-free spirit of the event, please leave your car at home!  If you can, consider walking or biking to the event. Or consider taking the bus; Marin Transit Routes 23 and 68 run on Sunday and stop in Fairfax every 30 and 60 minutes (respectively); consult www.marintransit.org or www.511.org for details.

Share the ride

Plan on driving, or need a ride? Try using Carma to find others to share the ride! Carma is a free smartphone app designed to match riders and drivers for one-time trips or regular commutes. carma_w_name.jpgDownload Carma Carpooling to your iPhone or Android phone, enter your profile and trip, and then find others going your way. 

Look for the Carma table at Streets for People! The first 20 people who use Carma to come to the event and show us their Carma ride receipt will receive a $5 Fairfax Roastery gift card! And first-time Carmapoolers will also receive a $10 Amazon card just for trying it out.

For more information on Carma and how it works, see http://car.ma/sfbay

 
A Call for Volunteers for Streets for People!
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VOLUNTEER FOR STREETS FOR PEOPLE!

AUGUST 31, 2014 - 11am - 4pm 

The third annual Streets for People is almost here! This is a very special community event, providing the opportunity for people to enjoy downtown Fairfax in a unique way. The street blocks on Bolinas Road between Broadway and Elsie Lane will be open for activities, games, dancing, yoga, live music, shopping, food and fun, all in a car-free environment. Read about last year's event here.

Donating an hour or two of volunteer time will help to make this event the best it can be. And its a fun way to participate on the street! Check out the volunteer opportunities at this link (all shifts are only between 75 and 120 minutes long.) 

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Fairfax Streets for People - Sunday, August 31

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When: Sunday, August 31, 11:00am-4:00pm 
Where: Bolinas between Broadway & Elsie Lane, Fairfax

Join us for a fun and relaxing Sunday afternoon on Bolinas Road in downtown Fairfax without cars!  See link for more details.....

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Sustainable Fairfax Welcomes New Executive Director and Board Members
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Over the years, Sustainable Fairfax has made many important contributions  to the community, inspiring residents and policymakers to deepen their commitment to sustainability principles. Now, the Board of Directors is thrilled to announce new leadership as it moves forward with exciting new and continuing initiatives. 

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