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! See this page for more information about what to expect at the Expo.
We need a large corps of volunteers to help us make the Cap City Bike Expo a success. We're seeking volunteers for morning (7 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) and afternoon (12:30-6 p.m.) shifts. For more details and to sign up, go here.
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