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Old 09-19-06, 07:53 PM   #1
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Friday, September 22 Carfree Day

--- A reminder that this Friday September 22 is World Carfree Day. Tell your friends.
http://www.worldcarfree.net/wcfd/
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Old 09-21-06, 11:09 PM   #2
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--- A reminder that this Friday September 22 is World Carfree Day. Tell your friends.
http://www.worldcarfree.net/wcfd/
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Old 09-22-06, 12:23 PM   #3
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Portland Car Free Days starts tonight with a benefit lunch for 'Get Lit' 10-3, mocktails in the street at 4:30, and a doughnut eating contest at 6pm, and continues through the weekend. SW 2nd and SW Ankeny, come on down!

Friday, September 22nd through Sunday, September 24th
Where: SW Ankeny between 2nd and 3rd Avenues

FRIDAY

10am - 3pm Get Lit Benefit Lunch cart
Eat ravioli and support Portland’s own Free Bike Lights program

4:30pm - 7:30pm Mocktails in the Street
Spend happy hour in the street, imbibing fizzy drinks, snacking on hors d’oeuvres, and chatting with your fellow Portlanders. You can also get bike and walking maps, find out more about fun rides, bike moves, and other unique Portland bikey phenomena. We’ll have bike experts of all stripes to answer your questions, and you can even learn to put your bike on a TriMet bus rack. Brought to you by the folks behind Breakfast on the Bridges.

6:00pm Donut eating contest

8pm -10pm Dance Party

10pm Outdoor movie

SATURDAY

11am - 4pm Free bike tune-ups by Community Exchange Bike School

11am - 4pm Decorate your bicycle! Especially for kids, but adult-friendly

10am - 3pm Get Lit Benefit Lunch cart
Eat ravioli and support Portland’s own Free Bike Lights program

1:30pm: Bike Tour of Small Museums in Portland.
Bring $8 for admission to some of Portland’s smaller eclectic collections. Led by Carye Bye of Red Bat Press (redbatpress.com)

5-10pm: Funky live music for dancing:
Eclectic Bastards
Underscore Orkestra
Johnny Punchclock

and headlining

The 20 Foot Man: a 20-foot tall marionette who dances, sings, paints, writes poetry, and breaks hearts.

10pm Outdoor Movie

SUNDAY

10am Public Radio in Public Space
Relax and listen to This American Life in the street. Bring your own radio or listen in on one of ours.

10am - 3pm Get Lit Benefit Lunch cart
Eat ravioli and support Portland’s own Free Bike Lights program

1pm-4pm T-bike
Lounge on pillows, drink tea for free, and meet new folks under the canopy of the City Repair Project’s famous tea-service bicycle.

All day, TBA: Outdoor movies with carfree themes.

http://portlandcarfreeday.org/
http://bikeportland.org/2006/09/19/c...-this-weekend/

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The donut eating contest was fun to watch. There was a team of Zoobombers, a team from a local bicycle advocacy organization, a team of bike cops, a team of kids, a team of bike fun organizers, a team of random people. The local bicycle advocacy organization team won, but they also had the largest team.
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