Friday, April 16, 2010


I had a request from the East Village Community Coalition to post this upcoming event:

Pedal Power 2010 - Kids' Art Bike Parade

When: Saturday, May 8
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Where: Tompkins Square Park

The East Village Community Coalition is hosting the third annual Kids' Art Bike Parade on Saturday, May 8. It is a celebration of the arts, bicycling and sustainable street design. In addition to riding in the Parade, folks may transform their bicycles into mobile works of art, join the Learn-to-Ride Class (begins at 10:00 a.m.), take advantage of free bicycle tune-ups and benefit from free helmet fittings and giveaways.

Additionally, there will be live entertainment in Tompkins Square before the Parade, and Rude Mechanical Orchestra will welcome Parade participants back into the Park before the free raffle and post-ride refreshments.

Parade co-sponsors include Transportation Alternatives, Recycle-A-Bicycle, the Lower East Side Peoples' Mutual Housing Association, Bike New York and the NYC Department of Transportation. For more information, and to register for this FREE event, call 212.979.2344 or e-mail lesbikeparade [at] gmail [dot] com

A couple of photos from years past:

More photos and info can be found at the EVCC website.

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