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2006 09 18
Toronto’s Queen Street Parking Party - Friday
Breakfast on Queen Street at last year's Parking Meter Party - Photo by Y. Bambrick

Yvonne Bambrick sends this notice about Toronto's unique take on "World Car Free Day."

"Parking Meter Parties and a Musical Parade liven up Queen Street West in celebration of World Car Free Day"

What: Musical Parade & Parking Meter Parties along Queen St. West

Why: In celebration of World Car Free Day!

Toronto will join the millions of people in over 1500 cities participating around the globe

When: Friday September 22nd, 2006

4:00pm- Meet at Trinity Bellwoods Park (Queen St. gate) for Tea and Preparations

BYOTea, costumes, instruments, human powered floats, banners, signs, etc...
AllMusicians are most welcome and encouraged to join the Arkestra

5:30pm- Take to the Streets!

HeadingEast from Trinity Bellwoods Park along Queen St.West

Who: Local collective Streets are for People! & The ReEvolution Day Arkestra

http://www.myspace.com/reevolutiondayarkestra - for music clips

Musical Instruments, Community Choirs, Bicycle Gangs, Signmaking supplies,Badminton Rackets & Birdies, and a sense of humourare allwelcome
No cars please

How to… Parking Meter Party
Rent back a piece of the city! It's fun! It's Legal!

PARK –your non motorized ‘vehicle’ (ie yourbike, trike, rollerskates…) in a spot along Queen West anytime on September22nd
PAY – the meter and affix the ticket on the ‘dash

For$1.50/hr the spot is yours!

DO – whatever makes you happy

Makemusic, dance, read, perform, play games, have a picnic…
[email this story] Posted by R Ouellette on 09/18 at 11:08 AM

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