Friday, May 24, 2013

Boys & Girls Club to Host Bike Rodeo

The Boys & Girls Club of Easton will host a bike rodeo in the club's main parking lot on Saturday, June 1, from 2 to 4 p.m.

Intended for children 5 to 10 years old, the event aims to teach attendees why biking is fun and healthy, what to wear when biking, why helmets are important, elements of checking a bike, and where to ride and rules of the road.

The rodeo will be facilitated by Scott Slingerland, cycling instructor for the Coalition for Appropriate Transportation.

The bike rodeo is being held by 11- to 13-year-old members of the Future Stars Torch Club, who will also be running a bake sale to assist with their fundraising goals. B&G Club t-shirts will be sold for $10 apiece as well.

Participants in the rodeo must be a paid members of the Boys & Girls Club of Easton and pre-register. A one year membership to the club is $15.

The Boys & Girls Club of Easton is located at 210 Jones Houston Way, in Easton's South Side neighborhood.

For more information regarding the bike rodeo, the Future Stars Torch Club or to donate baked goods for the bake sale, contact program director Tina Dowling-Hackett at 610-703-8575.

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