Our outreach activities are critical to delivering on our mission is to help build stronger, better connected and more walk/bike-friendly communities by empowering the young and young.
JANUARY – MARCH
- Winter Walk Wednesdays – A weekly celebration of people walking to work, school or just for fun during Northern Michigan’s coldest months.
- Domingos: Winter Edition – Free, fun and weekly, family group ski at Timber Ridges.
- Winter Bike To Work + School Day – Riding your bike to work and school during the winter is a thing here in Northern Michigan.
APRIL – MAY
- Fridays Fantásticos – A weekly celebration of students walking, biking and rolling to school.
- Northern Michigan Bike Month – May is for bikes in Northern Michigan.
- Northern Michigan Bikes to School Day: 2nd Wednesday in May for National Bike to School Day.
- Domingos – Weekly family shred. Mother’s Day to Iceman. Sundays.
- Previously Loved Bicycle Yardsale – Buy. Sell. Swap. First Sunday in May.
JUNE – AUGUST
- Walk/Bike To School Hero Awards – Last week of school to celebrate walk/bike to school rockstars.
- Balance Bike Meet-ups – Twice weekly shreds at the Clubhouse
- Kids with Special Needs Meet-ups
- Summer Slow Rolls – Weekly community slow ride to promote an active lifestyle and create awareness for people on bikes.
- El Barrio Bike Fix – Weekly summertime community bike fix event at the Clubhouse.
- Bike Valet – Provides professional bike parking services at the Sara Hardy Farmers Market, National Cherry Festival and other community events.
SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER
- Northern Michigan Walks to School Day: 1st Wednesday in October for National Walk to School Day.
- Bike Night at the Bijou – Ride bikes. Watch a movie. FUN!
NOVEMBER – DECEMBER
- Run Sabados – Weekly family group run at the Civic Center
- The Great Northern Michigan Shovel Experiment – Crowd-sourced project to keep our neighborhood sidewalks, curb cuts, bus stops and pedestrian bridges clear to keep Northern Michiganders moving.
- Christmas Tree by Bike – Bike-powered delivery of your Christmas tree to the City’s recycling drop site at Hull Park.
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