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Flagstaff Walks!
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About the Events
Flagstaff Walks! is an annual series of events organized by the City's Pedestrian Advisory Committee to celebrate Flagstaff's walkability and to raise awareness of pedestrian issues. This year's event (the tenth annual) will be held September 20 through October 15, 2014, and will include a variety of fun, informative activities.

Download a complete schedule of events.


Science in the Park – Visibility and Reflectivity for Pedestrians
Saturday, September 20, 2014
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Wheeler Park - Aspen Avenue - Downtown Flagstaff

Stop by the Pedestrian Advisory Committee’s exhibit at Science in the Park and explore how visibility and reflectivity can help make pedestrians safer.  Part of the Flagstaff Festival of Science series of events


Flagstaff Community Market - Pedestrian Advisory Committee

Sundays; September 21, September 28, October 5 
8:00 am - 12:00 noon
Flagstaff City Hall west parking lot on Aspen Avenue

Discuss pedestrian issues with representatives of the City’s Pedestrian Advisory Committee at the Flagstaff Community Market


Peace Walk
Sunday, September 21, 2014
 
9:00 am
Meet at PAC booth at the Flagstaff Community Market - Flagstaff City Hall west parking lot on Aspen Avenue

This 3-mile walk will visit four peace poles located around downtown Flagstaff, and ends at Heritage Square and the International Day of Peace celebration.  Led by local walking advocate Jack Welch


Downtown Accessibility Challenge
Friday, September 26, 2014

3:00 pm
High Country Conference Center – 201 West Butler Avenue – front entrance

Understand how folks with disabilities negotiate the city.  We'll look at factors that make life more difficult (or easier) for people with physical, sight or hearing disabilities


Picture Canyon Walk
Saturday, September 27, 2014
 
9:00 am 
Picture Canyon Trailhead – north end of Flagstaff-El Paso Road; north of Route 66 and east of the Flagstaff Mall 

Guided, 3-mile hike explores ruins, petroglyphs, the restored channel of the Rio de Flag, and Flagstaff’s only waterfall at the Picture Canyon Preserve


PAWS Walk
Sunday, September 28, 2014
 
9:00 am 
Meet at PAC booth at Flagstaff Community Market – Flagstaff City Hall west parking lot on Aspen Avenue 

A guided tour of PAWS (Promoting Assets with Sculpture) mountain lion sculptures throughout downtown Flagstaff, about 3 miles in length and led by Jack Welch



Progressive Breakfast

Thursday, October 2, 2014

8:30 am
Meet at downtown transit center – Phoenix Avenue, west of Beaver Street

Join us for a fun walk as we enjoy a progressive breakfast from local eateries.  Along the way you can visit with the Pedestrian Advisory Committee about your concerns on walking issues


Downtown Mural Walk
Sunday, October 5, 2014

9:00 am 
Meet at PAC booth at Flagstaff Community Market – Flagstaff City Hall west parking lot on Aspen Avenue

This 3-mile walking tour will feature about 20 murals around downtown and the southside, and will be led by local walking advocate Jack Welch


Geocaching/Letterboxing/Benchmark Hunting
Sunday, October 5, 2014

2:00 pm
Meet at City Hall – front steps – 211 West Aspen Avenue

Learn about the world of treasure hunting with GPS and compass.  We'll discuss the basics of the three sports as a family, group or individual activity for all ages.  We will be sure that each participant will find a nearby geocache, a virtual cache or letterbox, and a benchmark in an unusual location.  Bring a compass or a GPS unit or both


International Walk to School Day

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
7:30 am - 9:30 am
Kinsey, Knoles, Marshall, Sechrist, and Thomas Schools

Join over 3 million kids around the world who are walking to school for International Walk to School Day!  Walk with your children to school to enhance the health of kids, improve air quality and the environment, and help create safer routes for walking and bicycling.  Contact your child’s school for more information. 


Crossing Guard Appreciation Day

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
7:30 am - 9:30 am
Kinsey, Knoles, Marshall, Sechrist, and Thomas Schools

Honor the folks who help our kids get safely across the streets at schools.  Bring a token of thanks – card, flower, hug – or just say thanks to your crossing guard!  Contact your child’s school for more information.


15-Minute Makeover - Sidewalk Clean Up

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
10:15 am
Start at the northwest corner of Woodlands Village Boulevard and Beulah Boulevard

Time to roll up your sleeves and help make Flagstaff more beautiful and walkable!  We’ll walk along Woodlands Village Boulevard and the Sinclair Wash FUTS, picking up trash and clearing sidewalks as we go