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Weekend Event Guide

Posted by on January 21st, 2011 at 7:18 pm

Better late than never… here are a few events you might want to check out this weekend…

Friday, January 21st

9:00 pm: Dropout Bike Club Ride
The dropout bike club’s monthly freak bike social ride. Meet at Colonel Summers Park, SE 20th and Belmonth.

Saturday, January 22nd

8:30 am: Tree Planting By Bike
Sunnyside, Laurelhurst, Kerns & North Tabor neighborhoods are having a bicycle tree planting event. Friends of Trees is organizing this event. Meet at Sunnyside United Methodist Church, 3520 SE Yamhill St. Plenty of free food for planters.

3:00 – 6:00 pm: Winter Cycles/Nutcase Helmet Design Contest Party
Clever Cycles (908 SE Hawthorne) is hosting a party to unveil all the entries in the Nutcase Helmet Design Contest. The big winner gets a $500 gift certificate. Family friendly event. Join us!

6:00 pm: OBRA Annual Banquet
2010 was a big year for bicycle racing in Oregon. Once again, OBRA showed they are one of the top racing organizations in the country. Join them on Saturday for a look back at the season and an awards ceremony that recognizes the state’s top racers. Dinner is $25 per person and registration is available online.

Sunday, January 23rd

1:00 – 4:00 pm: Awesome Architecture Ride
This ride will check out interesting homes and buildings in the Roseway, Cully and Beaumont neighborhoods. “Who knew there’s a geodesic dome in Cully and a castle in Rose City Park?! Check out ~20 awesome homes from Beaumont to Roseway. We’ll rate the good, the bad and the ugly on this easy, slow, laid-back ride (~8 miles max).”

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Too bad that Awesome Architecture Ride link leads to a Facebook login. I guess unhip nonfacebook-users aren’t welcome. Sigh.


Awesome Architecture Ride meets up here:
Jim & Patty’s Coffee
4951 NE Fremont St
Portland, OR


Wish’d I’d known about the tree planting. Well, being pdx, I’m sure there will be more to come.


Here’s a link to the Friends of Trees blog, with upcoming bike tree plantings listed.


Turns out that the architecture ride is NEXT Sunday, the 30th.