THE TUESDAY EVENT HAS BEEN POST POSTPONED –
The Wednesday Ride with the Mayor is still a GO!
- Tuesday, August 15th POSTPONED
In 1976, Santa Monica became the first city in the region to establish community gardens.
Main Street, Euclid Park, Park Avenue & Ishihara— It’s just the beginning!
- Wednesday, August 16th
- 5:30pm roll
- Ride begins at Santa Monica City Hall
1685 Main Street
end at Bareburger, 2732 Main Street
This month, Join us for another Ride with Mayor on a tour of Santa Monica’s Community Gardens. We’ll wind up at one of our #BikeLocalSM favorites, Bareburger on Main Street for an extended HandleBar Happy Hour #HBHH.
Come meet us, Mayor Ted Winterer, City staff, and your neighbors while enjoying a fun bike ride in the breezy Santa Monica sunshine! The ride will be about 7 miles and should take about 1.5 hours. The plan is to leave from City Hall just after 5:30pm. Ride route is HERE
Bring your own bike, helmet, lock & water bottle. Family friendly – however children should be capable of street riding or in an appropriate child seat or trailer.
No bike? No problem! Just grab a Breeze Bike Share!
The monthly Mayor Ride was born at the Breeze One year Anniversary Event with a proclamation from City Manager Rick Cole. SM Spoke led the 1st Ride with the Mayor which was joined by the California Bicycle Coalition Board of Directors January 2017 – the event has continued monthly as promised with a different theme. 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
The City of Santa Monica currently has 4 community garden sites
Main Street Gardens, 2200 Main Street / 73 individual garden plots;
Park Drive North and South, Park Drive off of Broadway / 38 individual garden plots;
Euclid Park, 1515 Euclid / 11 individual garden plots and 3 workshop plots;
The newest addition is the Learning Garden at Ishihara Park 2909 Exposition Blvd which serves as Santa Monica’s first Communal Garden as well as an Urban Agriculture Education Site. In an effort to expand gardening knowledge to the many apartment dwellers around the City, workshops and tours of the garden and adjacent Urban Fruit Tree Orchard are planned to take place regularly throughout the year. For more information on the Community Garden programs, please visit the web site at
For more information on the Community Garden programs or to sign up for the waitlist visit the City of Santa Monica Community Gardens website here.
A great opportunity to support your local bike co-op and grab bargains on all kinds of used bicycles, bike parts, and accessories! We’ll be selling off some of our excess stock, including messenger bags, saddles, complete bicycles, and more!
Coffee and donuts will be available for the early birds!
Sunday June 4, 9 am – noon. Hosted at Bikerowave, 12255 Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90066.
Members of the public are welcome to sell bike-related items and can set up from 8:30 am onwards.
Bikerowave is a not-for-profit bicycle cooperative, run entirely by volunteers. Our mission is to teach people how to build, repair, and maintain their bicycles.
facebook event HERE
In celebration of METRO’s new Expo 2 line to Santa Monica + Bike Month You are cordially invited to the premiere of the feature documentary:
CARLESS in LA: one woman’s car-free trek thru Los Angeles
Wednesday, May 25th see full event info here here
Panelist and Q&A Discussion to follow featuring Diego Cardoso of METRO; Jonathan Parfrey of CicLAvia; Aaron Paley formerly of CicLAvia; Cynthia Rose Director Santa Monica Spoke and filmmaker Katie Rogers
PLEASE NOTE: This is a private screening with limited seating. RSVP to KatieRogers777@gmail.com with your name and email to ensure your seat.
We are organizing a group ride that will meet at the 4th Street Expo Terminus Station (near corner of 5th and Colorado near the bike racks) and ride to the Laemmle for the show!
– Meet at 6:00pm ROLL AT 6:15pm
– Free Bike Valet: Opens at 6:15pm
– Panel discussion and a reception follow the movie
– all latest info will be updated on EVENT PAGE HERE