Community Events Calendar
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Join us Saturday morning, June 17th and help us beat cancer on a bike. Then enjoy the best post-ride party in the nation at Boulevardia; multiple food truck options, the best local and regional beers and so much noise featuring phenomenal local, regional and national bands. Ride to Boulevardia is a fully supported ride for all skill levels. With distances of 15, 31 and 62 miles, there’s a distance for you whether you’re a beginner or an experienced rider. The…Find out more »
Learn about a new initiative to improve safety for people in the Independence Avenue corridor in the Historic Northeast.Find out more »
Independence is updating its comprehensive master plan, which will guide decisions about how the community develops between now and 2040. Let's make sure the vision for Independence's future includes a multimodal transportation system that improves walking, biking and transit. Speak up at the next public meeting Thursday, June 22nd, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Mid-Continent Public Library Independence Branch 317 West 24 Hwy Some things to ask for: A connected network of low-stress bike lanes that connect residents with key…Find out more »
Could an abandoned railroad bridge next to Kemper Arena become a landmark destination and a bi-state trail connection? This old railroad bridge in the West Bottoms is being studied for re-use as a bike/ped connector over the Kaw River and a new landmark public space uniquely situated above the river linking KCK and KCMO. The public meeting on June 22nd will focus a big-picture for the bridge's re-use, and is a great opportunity to learn about and participate in the…Find out more »
The Tour of KC is a multi-day cycling festival celebrating health, fitness, and the City of Kansas City while promoting the cycling culture. With opportunities for every level of bicycle enthusiast, from the novice rider to the professional racer, there is something for everyone. Cyclists can participate in non-competitive events including the area’s first Gran Fondo. Those looking for something a little more thrilling can take part in any, or all, of the weekend’s race events. Kids can join in…Find out more »
The Tour de Lakes 16th annual Tom Logan Memorial bike ride will take place Saturday, June 24, 2017. It all starts at the Longview Recreation Center, located at View High and Third Street, Lee’s Summit, MO near NE Longview. The ride starts at 7:00 A.M. rain or shine. The route will be marked and maps are available online and at registration. There is a 10-mile ride around Longview Lake, a 32* and 55* mile ride including Longview, Raintree and Lakewood Lakes,…Find out more »
Creating a mixed-use university neighborhood district around the KU Medical Center The Rosedale are of KCK has new master plan that includes a future University Town District with new opportunities for residential development, retail services, bike and pedestrian friendly streets, connections to local trails. BikeWalkKC is part of the stakeholder committee helping to guide the planning process, and we are excited by the potential to develop a high-quality bike/ped environment around KU Med. This month's public meeting is your first…Find out more »
Come hang out at Mobank for a while during July First Fridays while we kick-off our partnership with BikeWalkKC. We'll have beer, treats and bikes! All Mobank customers are eligible for a discount on a one-year membership with BikeWalkKC when they sign up at the party.Find out more »
BikeWalkKC is partnering with the Antioch Bible Baptist Church to host a community bike drive. Donate your gently used, unwanted bicycles! Contributions will directly benefit participants of BikeWalkKC's youth and adult Earn-a-Bike programs who rely on a bike for transportation to work, school, play, and other activities. Over 200 bicycles are repurposed and given out each year to people who need them most.Find out more »
BikeWalkKC and The Bar Method are partnering to offer a special "Bar for Bikers" fitness class, followed by networking at Conroy's Public House. Class starts at 5:45; a suggested donation of $15 will benefit BikeWalkKC and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. 5:30pm: Gather at The Bar Method, 4722 Rainbow Blvd, Westwood, KS 66205 5:45: let's work out! The fitness gurus at Bar Method will provide a workout tailored to benefit those cycling muscles. Post-Bar: we'll head to the bar…Find out more »
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