In February, join Mayor Ted Winterer, Adopt-A-Walk and Santa Monica Spoke on a one-mile walk, through the neighborhood. The loop walk will leave from Reed Park–the corner of California Ave and Lincoln Blvd– at 10 am. This is a great opportunity to meet other walkers, learn about Adopt-A-Walk, Santa Monica Spoke and discuss the community with the Mayor and city staff.
Bring good walking shoes and a water bottle. Children should be in strollers or capable of walking the route, and DOGS ARE WELCOME!
Check out the Calendar event HERE for all the info!
This is a great opportunity to support your local bike co-op and grab some bargains on all kinds of used bicycles, bike parts, and accessories! They’ll be selling off some of their old overstock including messenger bags, saddles, complete bicycles, and more!
Swap meet will be followed by the regular Sunday shift where you can learn how to build, repair and maintain your bicycle!
Coffee and donuts will be available for the early birds!
Members of the public are welcome to sell bike-related items and can set up from 8:30 am onwards.
Bikerowave, 12255 Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90066.
See the event on Facebook HERE
Join us Friday at The Bikerowave: Event information on our calendar here and on Facebook here.
Jenni Gwiazdowski, founder and director of the London Bike Kitchen, will lead a talk on getting more women in biking and STEM generally. After the talk Jenni will be available to sign copies of her book, “How to Build Your Own Bike“. A limited number of copies will be available for purchase at the event, or you can purchase your own copy from your favorite bookseller prior and bring it with you!
This event is FREE and open to the public. Seating may be limited but there is plenty of standing room. Snacks will be provided.
For December, put on your ugliest sweater and join us, Mayor Ted Winterer and City staff for holiday ride from the Main Street Holiday Tree to the Trio of Holiday Celebrations on Pico Boulevard at the Virginia Avenue Park Farmers Market. The 4-mile ride will meet at The Victorian (2640 Main Street) 9:30am and plan to roll at 10am – the ride will be about 45 minutes long.
Don’t have the right sweater? Our Buy Local partners at Make Believe Costumes have Ugly Sweaters and will give you a 25% discount when you mention BIKE LOCAL! Just tell the clerk at the register.
Bring your ugliest sweater (or not), your own bike, helmet, lock & water bottle. Children should be capable of street riding or in an appropriate child seat or trailer. There is no cost to participate.
About the Trio of Holiday Celebrations on Pico Boulevard:
Celebration of Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa – 3 holidays featuring foods, music, library readings and crafts. Along with Buy Local Holiday Shopping Ideas from our Santa Monica Farmers Market, Pico Boulevard merchants + Buy Local Santa Monica. Grab bag of giveaways to stores + Photos with Santa! For more information contact Pico Improvement Organization.
Stay up to date on events all over Santa Monica and the Westside at SMSpoke.org, and on our calendar. You can also check out Santa Monica City Planning on Facebook
Sunday, November 19th Doors open at 9:30am with coffee, bagels
Arrive by 10am – get a bonus*
10:15AM – Short discussion style presentation about local projects, BAP update, Volunteer opportunities / Operation Firefly.
– time for input and questions.
– VISION ZERO, what is it? why is it important, Vision Zero Draft Planning Document