Ride down, chow down! The very generous folks at TILT have offered up complimentary coffee and breakfast to anyone who rides their bike to work this THURSDAY.
If ever there were a day to try bike commuting, you might consider this one. Just be sure to stop by TILT before heading to work…
Date/Time: Thursday, September 20, 7-9am
Location: 3449 N Anchor Street
Join us for a day of events to celebrate bike/pedestrian improvements on Swan Island!
Bikers Breakfast at TILT: Bike in and enjoy complementary coffee and breakfast at SwanIsland’s newest eatery; 7-9am, 3449 N. Anchor Street.
Dedication of “The Captain’s Walk”: Join us to dedicate the new Channel Avenue sidewalk to the Shipyards in honor of Captain R. Head, Master of the Olendorff, who was killed while walking along N. Channel Avenue; 11am-1pm, McCarthy Park parking lot between N Ballast & Commerce. *Look for tent and banners. Light snacks and refreshments. Followed by…
Celebration and Grand Opening of “River to Lagoon Trail” (Led bike/walk tours): Take an easy stroll or bike ride to the Lagoon, once the main channel of the Willamette River; 11am-1pm.
Industry & Art: Celebrating the worker: Just down “The Captain’s Walk” at Vigor Industrial Shipyard; Noon to 6pm, 5555 N. Channel Avenue. Free with $5 suggested donation.
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