Last Call for Folk Fest Volunteers, Bike to the Flicks, and more!
Vol. 5, No. 12, June 26, 2016
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LAST CALL for Newport Folk Festival Bike Parking Volunteers

Folk Fest is sold out but you can still get in. Help us manage bike parking and you get a same-day pass to festival. Deadline to sign up is Friday, July 1st. Email right away. 

Summer's here - bike to NewportFILM Outdoors

Lots of great flicks at fun locations.
Remember to bring your bike lights for the ride home.
Schedule HERE.


Newport Health Equity Zone Spring Into Summer!
June 29, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Florence Gray Center, 1 York Street, Newport

We ♥ Newport Health Equity Zone (HEZ). Join us for the summer launch party celebrating healthy communities! There will be plenty of refreshments, entertainment, and fun - plus we'll be joined by storyteller Valerie Tutson and the amazing Big Nazo
Shuttles to and from the Florence Gray Center are available from: Bayside Village Playground, Park Holm Senior Center, Entrance to Rolling Green Apartments, Martin Luther King Jr Center. For more information click here! Or contact Olivia at 401-236-8344.

Elliot Kaminitz Father's Day Ride 2016

See this and more photos from the day by Meg Heriot here. Thank you, Meg!

It was a beautiful day for the fourth annual Elliot Kaminitz Father's Day Ride on Sunday, June 19th. Many (many) thanks to all who participated, volunteered, and supported our annual spotlight on community biking and road safety.  Read more about the event and meet our many generous supporters here!

Bike Rack Dedicated for Art Weekley at Panera

On Tuesday, June 21st Panera Bread hosted a ribbon cutting with the Newport County Chamber of Commerce to dedicate their new Mother Bread Bike Rack, honoring long-time customer and cyclist Art Weekley who lost his life to a bike accident in 2014. After a beautiful dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting, all enjoyed a dinner in support of Bike Newport's numerous bike-friendly and safer-cycling programs.
Nina Dotterer, dear friend of Art's family, was the lucky winner of a new bicycle - thanks to Ten Speed Spokes!


Come see us!

29 Spring Street 

Bike Garage at
Rogers High School

Bike Garage North at the Florence Gray Center.



Leave the car home - and ride to all.
Bring your bike with you on RIPTA.

June 29
Newport Health Equity Zone Spring Into Summer
3:00pm-7:00pm, Florence Gray Center, 1 York Street, Newport

June 30
Newport Film Outdoors
Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You
8:40pm Queen Anne Square
Visit web site for full outdoor film schedule - Thursdays all summer

July 11
Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition Monthly Advocacy Meeting
6:00pm, Flat Bread Co., Providence

July 22, 23, 24
Newport Folk Festival

July 29, 30, 31
Newport Jazz Festival

August 7
Race the State


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Ride Safe. Ride Happy. Ride!
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