Posted by Elly Blue (Columnist) on January 21st, 2010 at 1:42 pm
Here’s the scoop on weekend events. Feel free to add your own and discuss your plans in the comments.
Thursday, January 21
5:00pm – 7:00pm: Portland Car-Free Happy Hour
Car-free by chance or choice? Professionally involved in transportation and livability? Just want to meet people? All are welcome to meet up at this monthly informal social gathering. Floyd’s Coffeeshop, 118 NW Couch.
6:30pm – 8:30pm: East Portland Action Plan Bike Subcommittee Meeting
East Portlanders, time to get your activism on. Meets at Muchas Gracias,1307 NE 102nd.
Friday, January 22
10:00pm – early: Freak Friday!
Tall bikes, short bikes, long bikes, swing bikes, side hacks, mobile sound systems and more. All bikes welcome but freak bikes set the pace at this all night extravaganza. Meet at Irving Park, NE 7th and Fremont
Saturday, January 23
8:15am – 1:15pm: Sunnyside Tree Planting by Bike
Bring your trailer or cargo bike, your zest for tree planting, and your appetite. Friends of Trees provides the rest. Leaves at 8:15 sharp from Sunnyside Church, 3520 SE Yamhill. Rain or shine. RSVP requested.
10:30am: Wanderlust Men’s Cycling Ride
Meet in the middle of Holladay Park (NE 11th and Holladay) for a mellow, chatty ride up to a lunch spot on Alberta. Beginning riders welcome. Canceled if pouring.
Elly Blue has been writing about bicycling and carfree issues for BikePortland.org since 2006. Find her at http://takingthelane.com