Bike Month



2018 Summer of Cycling
MAY
May 9th: Bike to School
• Gear up for the ride!
Participating Schools
• Decorah Elementary
• Fair Park Elementary
• Badger Middle School
• St. John's West Bend
• Holy Angels School
• i4 Learning Community School
• Addison Elementary
• Allenton Elementary
May 15th: Cycling Class
• Ages 18+ with driver's license or I.D.
• Kettle Moraine YMCA at 5:30pm
May 18th: Bike to Work Day
• Encourage your employees to bike to work!
May 26th: Bike Decorating and Family Ride
• West Bend Farmers' Market and MOWA from 7:30-1pm
• Decorate your bike and gear at the Downtown West Bend Farmer’s Market at the Bike Friendly West Bend booth. Then head to Museum of Wisconsin Art at 11 am for a family-friendly ride. Return back to MOWA for an outdoor picnic.
May 30th: Cycling Without Age Kick-Off
• This program provides free rickshaw rides by volunteer cyclist for residents at Samaritan Health Center.

JUNE
June 9th: Bike Safety Clinic
• 10am-1pm at MOWA
• Join Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin St. Joseph’s Hospital, Aurora Health Care, Well Washington County, Bike Friendly West Bend and Pedal Moraine at MOWA for this one of a kind family friendly safety experience. Learn tips and tricks for fitting your bike and helmet, riding safely, then decorate your equipment with MOWA’s artistic staff. Helmets donated by Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin (limited supplies).
June 22nd: Movie at MOWA
• Bike in for an outdoor screening of Disney/Pixar's Toy Story
• Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) at 8:30pm
June 24th: Riveredge River Valley Bike Ride
• 6:30-9am at Firemen’s Park in Newburg
June 25th: Tour of Americas Dairyland
• All day, Downtown West Bend Concourse

JULY
July 4th: West Bend 4th of July Parade
• Join us in celebrating cycling in West Bend by bringing your bicycle/stroller/wagon decorated in red, white, and blue to the West Bend 4th of July Parade. If you would like to join the parade with your bicycle, please contact Amanda Wisth (amanda.wisth@washozwi.gov).
July 10th Cycling Without Age Coffee Talk (only open to MOWA members)
• 10:30-11:30am at MOWA
July 19th: Cycling Class
• Ages 18+ with driver's license or I.D.
• Kettle Moraine YMCA at 5:30pm
July 28th and 29th: Art & Chalk Fest
• Experience the Joy Ride: Designing Trek exhibition
• Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA); All Day

AUGUST
August 4th: Beer & Bike Ride
• Meet at Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA); ride from 10:30am-2:30pm
• Join Jeff Puetz of Bike Friendly West Bend and Graeme Reid of MOWA for a 30-mile ride to Kewaskum and Campbellsport.


Thank you to the following partners:
Bike Friendly West Bend, Museum of Wisconsin Art, Pedal Moraine, Kettle Moraine YMCA, Ozaukee Washington Land Trust, Downtown West Bend Association, Froedtert & Medical College of WI, Aurora Health Care, City of West Bend, Washington County Planning & Parks Department, Samaritan Health Center, Riveredge Nature Center, Bike to School Day school partners