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The San Francisco Giants will open their 2012 home season and will play three games at the following times this weekend against the Pittsburgh Pirates at AT&T Park:

Opening day game on Friday at 1:35 p.m.
First home night game on Saturday at 6:05 p.m.
Second home night game on Sunday at 1:05 p.m.

The San Francisco Giants will also play three night games against the Philadelphia Phillies from Monday, April 16 through Wednesday, April 18 at 7:15 p.m. at AT&T Park.

As a reminder to fans, in order to reduce congestion on city streets after all events at AT&T Park, beginning Opening Day, the SFMTA will close the northbound portion of the 4th Street (Peter R. Maloney) Bridge to all traffic except streetcars, buses, taxis and bicycles during the post-game period. Giants fans parked south of Mission Creek Channel who are heading north of the channel are encouraged to exit to the south along 3rd or 4th streets in order to avoid congestion on King and 3rd streets after AT&T Park events.

Cherry Blossom Festival
Over the next two weekends, April 14-15 and April 21-22, the Cherry Blossom Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.

The following street closures will be required beginning 4 a.m., Saturday through 11 p.m., Sunday both weekends:

?? Post Street between Laguna and Fillmore streets

?? Webster Street between Geary Boulevard and Sutter Street

?? Intersection: Webster Street at Post Street

The following Muni routes will be affected:

?? 2 Clement
?? 3 Jackson
?? 22 Fillmore

The Cherry Blossom Parade will be held on Sunday, April 22.

Sunday Streets
The second of 10 Sunday Streets events will be held this Sunday in Golden Gate Park and along Great Highway. This event covers a route between JFK Drive at Transverse Drive and Great Highway at Sloat Boulevard. The route will be available for recreational activities from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free to all participants.

The headquarters for the event will be located at Lincoln Way and Great Highway, where participants can get details about activities along the event route as well as free bike rentals.

The following street closures will be required from 10:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.:

Lincoln Way (westbound only) between MLK Drive and Upper Great Highway
Lincoln Way (eastbound only) between Upper Great Highway and Lower Great Highway
Great Highway between Lincoln Way and the south exit Ocean Beach parking lot (only local access will be allowed)
Great Highway between Fulton Street and the south exit Ocean Beach parking lot
Upper Great Highway (both directions)
Golf course access only at Fulton and 47th Avenue
Transverse, Middle and Martin Luther King, Jr. drives between J. F. Kennedy Drive and Lincoln Way
No through traffic at Fulton Street and 36th and 30th avenues and Transverse Drive

Personnel from the San Francisco Police Department and the SFMTA will be present to control traffic.

The following Muni lines and routes will be affected:

?? N Judah
?? L Taraval
?? 5 Fulton
?? 18 46th Avenue
?? 21 Hayes
?? 23 Monterey
?? 28 19th Avenue
?? 29 Sunset
?? 33 Stanyan
?? 44 O’Shaughnessy
?? 71 Haight-Noriega

While traffic in the area may cause delays, the following Muni routes and lines will provide convenient access to Sunday Streets fun:

?? N Judah
?? L Taraval
?? 18 46th Avenue
?? 23 Monterey
?? 71 Haight-Noriega

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