Sunday Streets, a reoccurring event where stretches of pavement are usurped by happy cyclists, unicyclists, walkers, runners, and people just milling around, returns to the Mission this Sunday.
A 2.2-mile route hooks in the Mission on Valencia from Duboce to 24th Street and down 24th to Hampshire. This L-shaped segment will host upwards of 50,000 people and will be devoid of all vehicles.
Drivers, consider yourself warned.
This one seems focused on recreation, as some key events include the "REI block of fun," a bicycle safety course for children, a blessing of bicyclists, and free bike repair from Mike's Bikes. The city boasts that these events are meant to provide "a cost-effective way to improve the health of San Franciscans," Mayor Ed Lee said. I guess Lee's looking at our waistlines, too.Other activities will include a music festival on Bartlett Street, an outdoor dancing space provided by BRAVA Theater, and an ABADA-Capoeira SF Street Roda. The San Francisco School of Massage will also offer free massages for those looking for a less-active option.
Festivities begin at 11 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. on Sunday July 1.