International Festival of Arts and Ideas 2015 Bike Tours

All rides begin at the Information Booth on the Green
Open to all / Helmets required

Saturday 13 June
9 am East Coast Greenway/Farmington Canal Trail North
Travel north on the trail to the Lock 12 Museum and Station Master’s House.  Tour lead by a representative from the East Coast Greenway.

2 pm Strawberry Festival
Hindinger Farm for the annual festival of strawberries.

Sunday 14 June
9 am Green Initiatives
Renewable Energy in the Elm City.

2 pm 1779 British Invasion
Spend Flag Day exploring the sites of the battle of New Haven.

Wednesday 17 June
5:30 pm New Haven Parks
Explore a variety of parks in New Haven, including the smallest park.  Ride to ice cream.

Saturday 20 June
9 am East Coast Greenway South
To Silver Sands Beach in Milford. Tour lead by a representative from the East Coast Greenway.

2 pm New Haven Firsts
Things we did here first.  Not just for lollipop lovers, this tour will surprise even the most savvy New Havener.

Sunday 21 June
9 am Gardens & Greenspaces
Best of the New Haven Land Trust and their partners.

2 pm 4,000 Years of New Haven Arhitecture
Sponsored and lead by Chris Wigren from the Preservation Trust.

Wednesday 24 June
5:30 pm Shoreline Greenway Trail
Ride the trail, and explore the plans to connect New Haven to the Shoreline.  End with ice cream, of course.

Saturday 27 June
9 am Parks & Waterways
Quinnipiac River and daily life along the waterway.

2 pm 7 Sister Cities Mystery Tour
New Haven’s attache has gone missing.  Locate our delegate, learn about our 7 sister cities, and win prizes.


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Bicycle Friendly America Celebration

The League of American Bicyclists Bicycle Friendly America celebration is coming up this Saturday to New Haven. If you have not yet registered, there is still a place for you. Join us at 1:00pm at the Klein Geology Building of Yale University at 210 Whitney Avenue (next to the Yale Peabody Museum) Room 119.You can pay the registration fee of $25 at the door or you can pay now through Bike Walk Connecticut, which has called the meeting with the League of American Bicyclists.
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Join other LCIs in Connecticut and spend the afternoon with Rich Conroy, Education Director at Bike NY and a League Coach. Meet Bill Nesper, Executive Director of the League, Karen Jenkins, Chair of the Board of Directors, and Gail Copus Spann, Vice Chair. All three are LCIs and Gail is a Coach.

Come early and join a bike ride in New Haven led by LCIs from Elm City Cycling.  The ride is free and open to all and will start promptly at 10:00 am from the Yale Peabody Museum. From 5:00 pm to 6:00pm there will be a reception in the Great Hall of the Peabody Museum to celebrate the launch of Bike New Haven, the new bike share program.

All LCIs who attend will receive a pass for complimentary use of Bike New Haven, a 20% discount from Po Campo Bags that will be good through the end of the year, and other special offers.
We will be joined by The Devil’s Gear, the Connecticut Mental Health Center, both Bicycle Friendly Businesses, Thomson Bike Tours and other sponsoring organizations.

Hope to see you there!

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