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Car Free Vancouver Day Facebook Cover Photo and Profile Picture Contest

Show us what Car Free Vancouver Day means to you! Based on the success of LA’s CicLAvia Facebook cover series, Car Free Vancouver Day 2013 is launching a contest to gather your images for our own get-the-word-out campaign. Send us … Continue reading

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Car Free Vancouver Society April 2013 Newsletter

Our April 2013 Car Free Vancouver Society newsletter with the latest information about Car Free Vancouver Day planning is now available online. This month’s newsletter highlights include: How to submit a Car Free Vancouver Day participation form and get in … Continue reading

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Creative Fun-for-free at Car Free Vancouver Day

Planning for Car Free Vancouver Day 2013 is underway. Whenever we’re looking ahead to upcoming festivals, we often find ourselves reflecting back on the successes, special moments and creativity of past festivals. Car Free Vancouver Day is all about fun-for-free … Continue reading

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Join the Car Free Vancouver Day Festival Planning Teams

The next round of Car Free Vancouver Day festival planning meetings begins this Sunday. If you missed our initial meetings, don’t let this prevent you from getting involved. We look forward to meeting you and working with you. And it’s … Continue reading

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Car Free Kitsilano Volunteer Meeting Announcement

Kitsilano does something different for Car Free Vancouver Day: Instead of closing off a major street, people throughout Kits host block parties with their neighbours! This year, the block parties will take place on Saturday, June 15th and Sunday, June … Continue reading

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2013 Festival Planning Meetings Begin Sunday, Feb. 24

Mark your calendars! The 2013 Car Free Vancouver Day festival planning meetings begin this Sunday: West End: Sunday, Feb. 24 @ 1:30pm: http://www.carfreevancouver.org/locations/west-end/ Main Street: Sunday, Mar. 3 @ 3:00pm: http://www.carfreevancouver.org/locations/main-street/ Commercial Drive: Tuesday, Mar. 5 @ 7:00pm: http://www.carfreevancouver.org/locations/commercial-drive/ You … Continue reading

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Bike Love

CBC’s Early Edition recently featured stories about couples who found love on two wheels. Listen to the clip by clicking this link: CBC Early Edition | High Velocity: Love on Two Wheels There are also some lovely photos that accompany … Continue reading

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What Do You Love About Car Free Day? What Do You Want to See at Car Free Day?

At our recent Car Free Kick-off event at The Beaumont Studios, we asked “What do you love about Car Free Day?” and “What do you want to see at Car Free Day?” Below are the responses we received. We now … Continue reading

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Car Free Kick-off: Saturday, February 2nd

When: Saturday, February 2nd, 8:00 p.m. ’til late Where: The Beaumont Studios, 316 West 5th Ave. (5th & Alberta) Details: Climb out of your car and celebrate the countdown to Car Free Day with the Car Free Vancouver Society and … Continue reading

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Car Free Kick-off 2013

When: Saturday, February 2nd, 8:00 p.m. ’til late Where: The Beaumont Studios, 316 West 5th Ave. (5th & Alberta) Details: Climb out of your car and come celebrate the countdown to Car Free Day with the Car Free Vancouver Society … Continue reading

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