This Saturday is the Cap City Bike Expo!
The Expo, which will be held at the Anacostia Arts Center, will present great art, entertainment, and displays from local bike shops. In addition, the Expo will encourage input from those who live and bike east of the river about how things could be improved for cyclists, or how things could be made easier for those who are interested in biking.
We’re in need of volunteers for both morning and afternoon shifts to help make the Expo run smoothly. Are you available? See more details and sign up to volunteer here.
WABA’s East of the River grant will wrap up its season with the first-ever Cap City Bike Expo on Sat., Nov. 16 at the Anacostia Arts Center (1231 Good Hope Road SE). The expo will include a bike-vendor marketplace, musical acts DJ Underdog and DJ Native Sun, games, a photobooth, a raffle, crafts, bike art, and panels discussing bike mobility in and around wards 7 and 8. It will also mark the official launch of the Black Thumbs Collective, a grassroots effort to empower east of the river residents with basic bike repair skills.
Local bike shops will be at the Expo showing off their products and providing mechanical expertise to attendees. Come ready to talk about the role of bikes and bike shops in your community! Childcare will be provided. The Cap City Bike Expo is free! RSVP here.
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