City of Kenmore holding events for Bike Month

  • Thu May 18th, 2017 2:25pm
  • Life

The City of Kenmore is holding a number events for Bike Month, including Bike Everywhere Day activities on Friday.

Bike Bingo – All of May: Explore Kenmore by bike with a game of bingo. The City of Kenmore has bingo sheets available at City Hall, 18120 68th Ave. N.E. or at its booth at one of the events below. Sheets are also available online at tinyurl.com/muq4lox.

Bike Everywhere Day – Friday: From 4-7 p.m., 192 Brewing Company at 7234 N.E. 175th St. along the Burke-Gilman Trail is holding a free, family friendly event with live music, food, bike-decorating and bike-maintenance stations, raffle items and other safety resources from Bothell Ski and Bike, Corpore Sano Physical Therapy and Cascade Bicycle Club.

Introductory Bike Ride – Sunday: The city is partnering with Corpore Sano Physical Therapy to host a bike ride on Sunday. This ride is intended for everyone, including those who are new to riding or want to go on a Sunday stroll with the kids. The event starts at at 2 p.m. at Corpore Sano Physical Therapy, 6161 N.E. 175th St., with an educational talk and then a ride to Blyth Park in Bothell on the Burke-Gilman Trail and back. The entire event is expected to last an hour. Bikes and helmets are required.

Bike Month activities are part of the City of Kenmore’s education efforts in promoting the Target Zero Initiative. The Target Zero Initiative was adopted by the city in April 2014, with the goal of achieving zero pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities and serious injuries in Kenmore by 2025 by increasing awareness of pedestrian, bicyclist and driver safety issues. For more information, visit www.kenmorewa.gov/TargetZero.

For more information on Bike Month, visit www.kenmorewa.gov/BikeEverywhere2017.