Monday, September 19, 2005

CAR FREE DAY 2005 in Hamilton

a week long celebration by Transportation for Liveable Communities
media reports

  • Monday, September 19 - GUIDED BUS/HIKE TO WEBSTER'S FALLS (Dundas) - meet at front entrance to McMaster Medical Centre 5:30 pm sharp. Take a city bus then hike to beautiful Spencer Gorge and Webster's Falls in Dundas. Mac students bring your student card with HSR sticker for a free ride
  • Tuesday September 20, WOMEN ONLY BIKE REPAIR WORKSHOP at OPIRG�s RECYCLE CYCLES � 6-9 p.m. � Recycle Cycles is a volunteer run bike repair workshop located in the basement of Erskine Presbyterian Church (19 Pearl Street North) � to register of for more information call Dean at 905-577-7753
  • Wednesday September 21 - HISTORICAL HARBOUR BICYCLE TOUR w/BRIAN HENLEY - meet 5:00 pm at mcmaster's wentworth house (Sterling Street entrance) - take a bicycle tour of the waterfront trail with local historian Brian Henley. Learn about the rich natural and social history of the region. Free
  • Wednesday, September 21, Gage Park at dusk � FAMILY CAR FREE MOVIE NIGHT - a "drive-in" without the cars. Come for a free outdoor movie at the historic Gage Park bandshell. Feature: The Triplets of Belleville. Gage and Cumberland - take a Delaware bus - bring snacks.
  • Thursday September 22 - STREET PARTIES, everywhere! September 22 is CAR FREE DAY, celebrated around the world. Hold a street party, or road hockey game in your neighbourhood. Reclaim the streets from cars.
  • Friday, September, 23 - CAR FREE SPECIAL CRITICAL MASS BIKE RIDE, 5:30 p.m. Hess and George. Hamilton cyclists have been meeting for the monthly bike ride since May 1998. Join in and make bikes big on the streets!
  • Sunday, September 25 - CAR FREE COOTES - take a guided hike in McMaster's back-yard, Cootes Paradise Nature reserve with Ward One Councillor BRIAN McHATTIE (former President Hamilton Naturalist Club). Meet at 10:00 am at the OPIRG office, McMaster Student Centre room 229.

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