July 4th Theme
July 4th Theme
– Sunday May 21st, 2017
– Family “Ride with the Mayor” starts at 3pm (ends by 4pm)
– McKinley School Campus (on Santa Monica Boulevard & Chelsea Avenue).
The Santa Monica community is invited to the free event that will feature, Bike Rodeo & Skills with Santa Monica Spoke, bike demonstrations, FREE raffles, fun prizes, FREE rock climbing wall, FREE Bike Swap, DJ entertainment, games, craft booths, bike vendor booths & test rides, bike accessories, route planning and more information, food and Ice cream vendors
Santa Monica Business Get ready for #BikeMonth2017 in Santa Monica! You are invited to participate with specials: Sign up here: http://bit.ly/2onLz9O with our Buy Local Santa Monica Partner and help us celebrate! We will promote all our participating Santa Monica business and their specials in May!
Free: Please RSVP HERE so we have enough refreshments and activity supplies!
Join Santa Monica Spoke and the City of Santa Monica for the next Kidical Mass Family Bike Ride. You never know what special guest could join us – last year we were joined by Madi Carlson from Seattle’s Kidical Mass and City Councilwoman Pam O’Connor – Maybe the Mayor?!.
Drawings and Prize for BEST DRESSED!
Pre-ride snacks, Coffee, and beverages for the kids (Please be sustainable and bring your own cups), Helmet Decorating, Prizes, Free Bike Safety Checks provided by TBD, & Check-in
Arrive early and don’t miss the FUN
We return to Clover Park for FUN and post-ride snacks provided by KIND.
Valentine Cookie Decorating is planned!
* Children must be accompanied and are the responsibility of their parents. Bikes should be in good working condition. Free Safety Checks on site for minor adjustments/repairs. Please use good judgement – ride is on city streets – smaller children should be in a child seat, in a trailer or Tag-a-long……
Don’t have a Kid Carrying Bike? NOT A PROBLEM !
Special 20% discount on Rentals at the Santa Monica Bike Center. You can find special Kid carrying cargo bikes, kid seats, trailers, tandems, tag-a-longs!! Anything you could need at a 20% discount for rentals) – Please reserve online and write “Kidical Mass” in the special requirements section of the reservation – 20% discount will be applied at check out! Reserve early and plan to pick up bikes Saturday morning in time to arrive at the event.
The Community Climate Action Summit is tomorrow and we’re getting excited! The first session will begin promptly at 10:30am, so we ask that you arrive early to check-in. There will be coffee and refreshments, so if you arrive early it will give you plenty of time to check-in and grab your morning treats before the program starts.
Bike Valet and Child Care are provided.
While we hope as many people as possible can bike, walk or bus to the Summit, underground parking is available at St. Monica’s access via the driveway located at 725 California Avenue in Santa Monica.
9:00 AM Kidical Mass Ride
10:00 AM Check-In
10:30 AM Welcome
11:00PM Downtown Community Plan: The Future of Mobility (Panel Discussion)
12-1:00PM Lunch & Green Living Expo
1-2:00PM Achieving Clean Energy for All (Group Discussion & Workshop)
2:15-3:15PM Resilient Communities, Low Carbon Living (Group Discussion & Workshop)
3:30-4:30PM Pecha Kucha Slam (Community Presentations)
4:30 PM Climate Social Hour & Land Art Generator Initiative Gallery
A free day-long fun and stirring event–the Community Climate Action Summit: Santa Monica is developing the City’s next Climate Action & Adaptation Plan, and they want you to be a part of the process. This action plan will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, helping us become a resilient, carbon neutral community and prepare for climate change impacts. Join us for any or all of a great day!