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Times Up Events August

Celebrate Summer Streets- TIME’S UP! STYLE
For the second annual Summer Streets extravaganza, seven miles of Manhattan streets will be free of cars and full of fun during three Saturday’s in August. Join Time’s Up! as we celebrate the first day of Summer Streets 2009 with free bicycle decorating and free bicycle repair at Astor Place, next to the cube.
Don’t miss our Summer Streets Dance Party Bike Ride leaving from Astor Place at 11:30 a.m. – See events listing for details!

Summer Streets 2008 Photos- flickr.com/txup/summerstreets2008

D.O.T. Summer Streets Information- brooklyn here.

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Join Time’s Up! on Friday for New York’s favorite starlit group bike ride- the Central Park Moonlight Ride
This Friday’s ride is sure to be popular- it was mentioned on NY1! http://www.ny1.com/Content/ny1_living/103222/check-out-city-s-list-of-fun-summer-events/Default.aspx
See events listing for more details.

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–SUPPORT TIME’S UP! Environmental Organization today by making a tax-deductible donation or becoming a member at http://times-up.org/index.php?page=membership-support You can even donate real estate!
ALL DONATIONS ARE 100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE

Time’s Up! is a 20-year-old nonprofit, grassroots environmental organization working to make New York City- and the world- a healthier and more sustainable place to live. All of our events and campaigns are free and open to the public- educational and fun bike rides, bike repair workshops, movie nights and presentations, community garden workdays and outreach, bike and public space advocacy and more.

http://times-up.org/

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Come join us for the rides, events and workshops listed below. Details follow the headlines.

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1. MAILING PARTY AND VOLUNTEER MEETING
Monday, August 3rd, 7:30 p.m.
156 Rivington Street between Suffolk & Clinton Streets
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2. CENTRAL PARK MOONLIGHT RIDE
Friday, August 7th, 10 p.m.
Columbus Circle (SW corner of Central Park, at the intersection of Broadway, Central Park South 59th Street, and Central Park West)
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3. SUMMER STREETS DANCE RIDE
Saturday, August 8th, 11:30 a.m.
Astor Place Cube at Lafayette & 8th Street
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4. PROSPECT PARK MOONLIGHT RIDE
Saturday, August 8th, 9 p.m.
Grand Army Plaza, the northern entrance of Prospect Park where Flatbush Ave., Eastern Pkwy, Union St. and Prospect Park West intersect.
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5. BROOKLYN CRITICAL MASS
Friday, August 14th, 7 p.m.
Grand Army Plaza, the northern entrance of Prospect Park where Flatbush Ave., Eastern Pkwy, Union St. and Prospect Park West intersect and Brooklyn Side of the Williamsburg Bridge
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6. BROOKLYN CRITICAL MASS AFTER PARTY
Friday, August 14th, 9 p.m.
East River Bar, 97 South 6th Street, off Bedford Avenue
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7. WEEKLY BIKE REPAIR WORKSHOPS
** Now in NYC and Brooklyn! **
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday Workshops will be held at ABC No Rio which is located at 156 Rivington Street between Suffolk and Clinton Streets.
Wednesday and Sunday Workshops will be held at Time’s Up! Brooklyn which is located at 99 South 6th Street off Bedford Avenue
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BOOKMARK OUR EVENTS CALENDAR!http://times-up.org/calendar/calendar.php

Become a member at http://times-up.org/index.php?page=membership-support

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1. MAILING PARTY AND VOLUNTEER MEETING
Monday, August 3rd, 7:30 p.m.
156 Rivington Street between Suffolk & Clinton Streets

Our August events calendar is loaded with great events! We will be folding and mailing our new calendar out. Come be a part of Time’s Up! and help spread our message of sustainability and fun. Come be a part of our team! Bring food if you would like to share.

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2.CENTRAL PARK MOONLIGHT RIDE
Friday, August 7th, 10 p.m.
Columbus Circle (SW corner of Central Park, at the intersection of Broadway, Central Park South 59th Street, and Central Park West)

Join us for a relaxing auto-free ride through Central Park. Enjoy the tranquility of the park and its beautiful ponds and waterways. This totally safe ride, with front and rear bike guides, is a nature lover’s dream in Manhattan! The ride moves at a very leisurely pace with a few stops to enjoy the scenery. We usually finish before midnight, back at Columbus Circle. Total mileage is under 10 miles. Any kind of bike will work.

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3. SUMMER STREETS DANCE RIDE
Saturday, August 8th, 11:30 a.m.
Astor Place Cube at Lafayette & 8th Street

Decorate your bike and tie your dancing shoes on! Join Time’s Up! as we blast tunes from our sound bike and dance to the beat of the Summer Streets!

Time's Up! Green Streets Parade during Summer Streets

hula hoopin' around with Time's Up!

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4. PROSPECT PARK MOONLIGHT RIDE
Saturday, August 8th, 9 p.m.
Grand Army Plaza, the northern entrance of Prospect Park where Flatbush Ave., Eastern Pkwy, Union St. and Prospect Park West intersect.

Join us for a totally safe, auto-free ride as we explore Prospect Park at night. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of the fields, woods and ponds. Bike guides in the front and back. Bring your favorite bike: the one with the lights! The park is dark at night.

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5. BROOKLYN CRITICAL MASS
Friday, August 14th, 7 p.m.
Grand Army Plaza, the northern entrance of Prospect Park where Flatbush Ave., Eastern Pkwy, Union St. and Prospect Park West intersect and Brooklyn Side of the Williamsburg Bridge

Did you know that July 2009 is the five-year anniversary of Brooklyn Critical Mass?!

Critical Mass is a monthly celebration of bicycles and other nonpolluting means of transportation, exercising our right to the road. Critical Mass is a movement, not an organization; no two riders participate for exactly the same reason. New York City’s first Critical Mass was in 1993.

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6. BROOKLYN CRITICAL MASS AFTER PARTY
Friday, August 14th, 9 p.m.
East River Bar, 97 South 6th Street, off Bedford Avenue

New Volunteer Meet-N-Greet BBQ Potluck with DJ Suggested D
Starting at 9 p.m., following Brooklyn Critical Mass
Bring food to share- We’ll provide the grill.

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7. WEEKLY BIKE REPAIR WORKSHOPS
** Now in both NYC and Brooklyn locations! **

http://times-up.org/index.php?page=bike-co-op

*MANHATTAN WORKSHOPS*
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WOMEN AND TRANS BICYCLE REPAIR NIGHT
Every Monday, 6:30 p.m.
156 Rivington Street between Suffolk and Clinton Streets

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BIKE REPAIR WORKSHOPS
Every Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.
156 Rivington Street between Suffolk and Clinton Streets

Come learn how to fix bikes, do simple maintenance and tune-ups at the bike mechanic skill share.
1st Tuesday- Basics for Beginners
2nd Tuesday- Brakes and Gears
3rd Tuesday- Cups, Cones, and Bearings
4th Tuesday- Wheels and Spokes

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FIX YOUR BIKE WORKSHOP
Every Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
156 Rivington Street between Suffolk and Clinton Streets

Bring your bike and share skills with other cyclists while you fix up your own bike.

*BROOKLYN WORKSHOPS*
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FIX YOUR BIKE WORKSHOP
Every Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.
99 South 6th Street, off Bedford Avenue

Bring your bike and share skills with other cyclists while you fix up your own bike.

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BIKE REPAIR WORKSHOPS
Every Sunday, Lessons from 2-4 p.m., Open Workshop from 4-6 p.m.
99 South 6th Street, off Bedford Avenue

Come learn how to fix bikes from 2-4, and then work on your own bike from 4-6.
1st Sunday- Basics for Beginners
2nd Sunday- Brakes and Gears
3rd Sunday- Cups, Cones, and Bearings
4th Sunday- Wheels and Spokes

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