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9th Annual Tacoma Bike Swap

April 29, 2017 at 10:00 am

The Tacoma Bike Swap is an annual event hosted every April. This exciting community event is free to attend and is great for people who are looking to buy or sell bikes and bike-related accessories. The Bike Swap gets over 1,000 attendees most years. At the Bike Swap you can meet other people who

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Bike Month Proclamation with City Council

May 2, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Join Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland and the Tacoma City Council for the reading of the Bike Month Proclamation, designating May 2017 as the 10th Annual Bike Month. Come show your love of bicycling in Tacoma, and thank our elected leaders for their support!

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Bike to the Market Day

May 4, 2017 at 10:00 am

Open up the 2017 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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Spring Fling Vendor Fair

May 6, 2017 at 10:00 am

Shop for Mother’s Day gifts and support Fawcett PTA at the same time. Dozens of Vendors, Arts & Crafts, Sports Cards & Memorabilia, Food Trucks, Free Face Painting, Rock Painting, Raffle, Door Prizes, and More!

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Grit City Think & Drink: What Bugs “Mean” To Each Other

May 9, 2017 at 6:30 pm

It’s time for another Grit City Think & Drink! Dr. Jeremy Davis, UW Tacoma, will discuss the Use of Public Information by Non-social Insects. So come on in, grab a beer and learn some science

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National Bike to School Day

May 10, 2017 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

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New Belgium Bike and Beer Night

May 18, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Here’s the spin: New Belgium Brewing Co., REI and Peaks and Pints have come to a common conclusion. National Bike Month, actually Tacoma Bike Month, is better with craft beer. Peaks and Pints is taking its weekly Lodge Meeting to the gear shop in preparation for a glorious season of hopping

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Trailside Coffee on Puyallup Riverwalk Trail

May 20, 2017 at 9:00 am

Walk or roll on by for a free cup of coffee and a snack to celebrate Tacoma-Pierce County Bike Month and chat with community partners about:

  • The vision of a Tahoma to Tacoma trail network linking communities from Mount Rainier to Point Defiance Park
  • The City of Puyallup’s new Active

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Volunteer Open House & Brown Bag Lunch

May 20, 2017 at 11:00 am

Do you want to know more about the Cabin and how to get involved? Attend the Volunteer Open House & Brown Bag Lunch on Saturday 5/20, 11am-1pm.

* Take a private tour of the Museum and learn about the history we share with the Tacoma community.
* Find out how volunteers are critical to our mission

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Hills In Heels Ride

May 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm

​Join in on the Menstrual Cycle and Velofemmes Hills in Heels partnership ride! This is an inclusive ride for all ages and all “wheels” of life. The only requirement is that you must wear some form of heels on this ride. Check out the Facebook event for more information.

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Senior to Senior

May 24, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Metro Parks Tacoma’s Fifty and Better (FAB) program invites high school seniors in transition to adulthood to get tips from experienced seniors on topics such as banking, setting financial goals and paying for college and cars. A series of free workshops will be held at the Portland Avenue

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Cycles on the Foss: A bike ride through the environmental history of Tacoma’s waterfront

May 26, 2017 at 5:15 pm

Join us on this family-friendly bike ride to explore the history and environment of Tacoma’s waterfront. Learn about the environmental history of the Bay, industry and transport on the waterfront, and waterway cleanup. Maritime-themed costumes encouraged! Social gathering to follow at The Social

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