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Bottineau Park Bike Rodeo

Jun 10, 2013   //   by Damian Goebel   //   Events  //  Comments Off

Bike Walk Week rodeoCome join us for a fun afternoon where you can learn how to ride a bicycle, basic bike repairs, about bike safety, and practice riding in challenging situations!

Tuesday, June 11
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Bottineau Recreation Center (in the gym in case of rain)
2000 2nd St NE  Minneapolis, MN 55418

  • Bicycle safety checks
  • Learn to ride a bike
  • Rodeo activites
  • Repair your bicycle instruction

Sponsored by WellShare International, SPOKES Bike Walk Connect and Bottineau Recreation Center

Contact: Contact: Akiko Tanaka atanaka@wellshareinternational.org

Free Bike Repair during Movies in the Park- E.T.

Jun 9, 2013   //   by admin   //   Events  //  Comments Off

Get your biked fixed for free while you enjoy a free outdoor screening of E.T., part of Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board’s Music and Movies in the Parks series. Bike event parking will be provided.

Monday, 6/10

7:30 p.m.

Van Cleve Park

Music and Movies in the Park

Contact: Nick Olson nick.olson@minneapolismn.gov 612.201.7701

Sponsored by:  Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

 

Free Bike Repair during Movies in the Park- Mighty Ducks

Jun 9, 2013   //   by admin   //   Events  //  Comments Off

Get your biked fixed for free while you enjoy a free outdoor screening of Might Ducks, part of Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board’s Music and Movies in the Parks series. Bike event parking will be provided.

Friday, June 14

7:30 p.m. – movie starts 15min after sunset

Lake Harriet Band Shell

Music and Movies in the Park

Contact: Nick Olson nick.olson@minneapolismn.gov 612.201.7701

 

Sponsored by:  Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

Cedar-Riverside Neighborhood Senior Walk

Jun 9, 2013   //   by admin   //   Events  //  Comments Off

Walk for yourself, for your community and for your health. Join other seniors and enjoy a beautiful summer evening by taking a stroll around the neighborhood.

  • Join other seniors for a walk through the neighborhood
  • Get exercise
  • Build community

Friday, June 14: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Brian Coyle Community Center
420 15th Avenue South, Minneapolis

Contact: Abdullahi Sheikh at (612) 876-9318 or sheikha@puc-mn.org

 

Sponsored by: Pillsbury United CommunitiesSPOKES Bike Walk ConnectWellShare International

 

 

Discover Mississippi River Trail in Fridley

Jun 9, 2013   //   by admin   //   Events  //  1 Comment

Looking for a fun, family-friendly way to celebrate Bike Walk Week? Bring your bikes and the whole family to Fridley and enjoy a guided ride along the Mississippi River Trail (MRT)! A guide will lead a group on a 5 or 10 mile ride, and will showcase the beautiful MRT. Riders will meet at the Northstar Station Lot B, located on the west side near the intersection of East River Road and 61st Avenue, at 5:45 p.m., and will depart at 6 p.m.

NOTE: The length of the ride is optional, allowing riders to select their distance.

Tuesday, June 11
5:45-7:30 p.m., ride begins at 6 p.m.

Fridley Northstar Station, Lot B
6151 East River Road
Fridley, MN 55432

 

For more information: http://www.foell.org/justin/discover-mrt-north-of-mpls/

Sponsor by:

City of Fridley – Active Transportation Committee

 

Contact:

Kay Qualley, City of Fridley Kay.Qualley@fridleymn.gov

 

Justin Foell, City of Fridley Active Transportation Committee, justin@foell.org

 

Anoka Bike Walk to Work Celebration

Jun 9, 2013   //   by admin   //   Events  //  Comments Off

Visit the Commute Solutions booth at the Anoka County Government Center for light refreshments and other goodies!

Thursday, June 13
8-9:00 a.m.
Anoka County Government Center – Atrium
2100 3rd Avenue
Anoka, MN 55303

 

 

Contact:

Commute Solutions
(763) 862-4260
CommuteSolutions@co.anoka.mn.us

 

Minneapolis Bike Walk to Work Celebration

Jun 7, 2013   //   by admin   //   Events  //  Comments Off

Downtown Minneapolis Bike to Work Day celebration and resource fair with guest speakers including Mayor R. T. Rybak. Event begins at 7:30, guest speakers begin at 8:00.

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Thursday, June 13
7:30 – 9 a.m.
Hennepin County Government Center Plaza
300 South 6th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55487

  • Live DJ from 89.3 The Current
  • Get a hands-on demonstration of Metro Transit’s bus bike rack
  • Learn how to use Fixit stations by Dero
  • Enjoy a cup of coffee from One on One Bicycle Shop and Café
  • Try out a folding bike from Calhoun Cycle
  • Learn how to use the Nice Ride bike sharing system and enter to win prizes from Nice Ride including helmets and 24 hour Nice Ride subscriptions.
  • Enter to win a year long transit pass donated by the City of Minneapolis
  • Enter to win one of two Civia bicycles
  • Get your bike tagged for ZAP Twin Cities
  • Guest speakers include Mayor R. T. Rybak, downtown Council Member Kevin Reich, Jill Chamberlain from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, and Janne Flisrand from the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition.

Sponsored by:

minneapolis bike walk week sponsors

 

 

 

Commuter Pit Stop: 1592 Selby Avenue at Boehm’s Cycle

Jun 3, 2013   //   by admin   //   Events  //  Comments Off

Boehm’s Cycle – 1592 Selby Ave, St. Paul

  • Monday, June 10: 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 12: 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Friday, June 14: 4 – 6 p.m.

Free bike tune-up checks and refreshments.

 

 

Commuter Pit Stop: Dinkytown at 4th and 15th

Jun 3, 2013   //   by admin   //   Events  //  Comments Off

 

  • Monday, June 10: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 12: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Friday, June 14: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.

Free bicycle lights, pedestrian safety lights, and “I Biked / Walked” stickers while supplies last.

Free bicycle repair AFTERNOONS ONLY by Varisty Bike & Transit.

 

Sponsored by:

varsity-bike-logo

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Commuter Pit Stop: Stone Arch Bridge at East Bluff

Jun 3, 2013   //   by admin   //   Events  //  Comments Off

Located at east river bank or bridge at Father Hennepin Park, Main Street SE and 6th Avenue SE.

  • Monday, June 10: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 12: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Friday, June 14: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.

Free bicycle lights, pedestrian safety lights, and “I Biked / Walked” stickers while supplies last.

Free bicycle repair courtesy of Re-Cycle and Recovery Bike Shop.

 

 

Sponsored by:

more-than-a-bicycle

 

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