Educational Category Event Archives

Bike to a Business - Tinkertopia

April 1, 2018 at 12:00 am

The Bike to a Business program is designed to help get people moving around town without their cars. DOTG has partnered with Tinkertopia, and they are offering COLLECT A BUY ONE GET ONE DROP IN TINKER SESSION COUPON for the month of April when you arrive by bike! They are equipped with bike racks,

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Used Bike Purchase 101

April 27, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Interested in buying a bike at the Bike Swap (April 28th), but don’t know what questions to ask? Come on over to 2nd Cycle to learn what to look for when purchasing a used bike.

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Bike to Market Day

May 3, 2018 at 10:00 am

Open up the 2018 Broadway Farmers Market season by using your bipedal strength to arrive on a bicycle! It’s spring time, bees are buzzing, flowers are blooming, and if we are lucky, the sun could be shining! Help kick off Tacoma’s bike month by enjoying one of Tacoma’s best farmers markets in

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Grit City Think & Drink: The Pursuit of Happiness

May 8, 2018 at 6:30 pm

As the rainy winter months end, we are ready to shed the gloom and embrace the happiness of summer. But what else impacts happiness besides weather? In this Think and Drink, UW Tacoma Writing Studies professor Annie Nguyen will discuss a theme of many of her writing courses, the pursuit of

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National Bike to School Day

May 10, 2018 at 12:00 am

In coordination with the League of American Bicyclists’ National Bike Month, the first National Bike to School Day was celebrated on May 9, 2012. There were close to 1,000 local events in 49 states and the District of Columbia that joined together and encouraged children to safely bicycle or walk

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The Hidden History of Old Town’s Landscape

May 19, 2018 at 11:00 am

Job Carr could have chosen many locations for settlement in the Commencement Bay area - why did he choose Old Town?Join us for a vigorous walking tour of Old Town as we envision how it was when Job arrived. This one-hour hike will explore the site of Job’s cry of Eureka! at his discovery of a

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South Sound Green Tour (Tacoma)

May 20, 2018 at 11:00 am

On May 20th, the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild is hosting the South Sound Green Tour! Tacoma will feature sustainable sites around the city that demonstrate creative andinnovative ways to have a more environmentally friendly home or business. TheTour will guide attendees through sites all over the

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Riding to Birds, Arts, and Trails Celebration in South Tacoma with Kidical Mass

June 2, 2018 at 10:00 am

Kidical Mass Tacoma is a monthly bike ride for kids and their families. We ride in the street and follow the Rules of the Road, stopping to regroup so no one gets lost or left behind. Helmets and adult supervision are required.
On Saturday June 2 we’ll ride a 2 mile route from STAR Center to Oak

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Bike to a Business - The Grand Cinema

December 1, 2018 at 12:00 am

Downtown On the Go has partnered with The Grand Cinema, and they are offering a FREE SMALL FOUNTAIN SODA OR BOTTLED WATER when you arrive by bike during the month of December! They are equipped with bike racks, a bike pump, and an extra lock to borrow in case you forgot yours. Show us how much you

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