Bay Area Weekend Events

06 May, 2011

RED, BIKE AND GREEN FIRST FRIDAY RIDE 
May 6, 2011 @6pm/ride out - 6:30pm
Grand and El Embarcadero (Lake Merritt, by the pillars)
Friday, May 6 | Gather 7:30 PM, Rollout 8 PM | Meet Justin Herman Plaza | Route:http://tinyurl.com/3rjbdxy
Spring, that beautiful time of year when the sun comes out, the flowers bloom, and people come out to play. Cultures from around the world celebrate the rites of spring so let's celebrate it Bike Party style. Ride to celebrate this beautiful time of year.
Post SF BIKE Party, The Bikes and Beats party at Public Works (161 Eerie St.) begins at 10 pm.
 "a nightcap at Public Works called Bikes and Beats that benefits both theWigg Party and Sunday Streets, and combines bike enthusiasts with dancing fiends for an all-night fiesta. Before we even get into the DJs who will be bringing the boom, let's run down the list of cool activities on tap for the night: DIY bike crafts, live custom screen-printing, a bike art exhibition, bike fashion, street food vendors, live painting, and "jaw-dropping" raffle prizes."

Saturday, May 7 · 12:00pm - 3:00pm
2278 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, California
"East Bay Bike Party is supporting the first Oakland Art Ride and would like to invite you out to ride! Rock Paper Scissors (who've done Art Murmur) have now created the Oakland Art Ride. It's like Open Studios meets the bike. Look for this ride on the first Saturday of every month and show your support for Rock Paper Scissors and the Oakland Art Ride.
The Basics: The ride starts at noon at Rock Paper Scissors. It's a tour through west and north Oakland to view different art galleries."
Here is the map for the ride:
Spokeland Grand Opening!
Saturday, May 7, 10-8pm
WHERE: 1121 64th Street, Oakland CA, 94608 (at the corner of Marshall Street)
Spokeland will be holding bike workshops
12 PM: Brakes workshop
3 PM: Shifting workshop
5 PM: Flat-Changing workshop
They are asking for a $5 donation to participate in a workshop, but no one turned away for lack of funds.  The workshops will be held in, or immediately outside shop.  Once you enter the gate to PLACE, walk all the way to the back of the lot and you’ll be at the shop.
Sat., May. 7 | 2pm-6pm | Fort Mason Center (Laguna at Marina Blvd.), Room C362, San Francisco
"This four-hour, in-classroom introductory course is perfect for anyone who wants to feel more comfortable riding on city streets. This class will cover the basics for how to choose the right bike and properly fit a helmet. learn tips for the safest ways to ride in traffic, techniques to avoid or deal with road hazards and emergency maneuvers along with other useful gems of knowledge, like the best way to lock up your bike and how to use a bike in combination with public transit, and biking rights and responsibilities. Class is open to adults and anyone over 14 years of age; preregistration is required — sign up at www.sfbike.org/edu"
Sunday Streets SF, Mission Route 11am-4pm
it's the Mission, you know what that means, fiesta! bring your family, friends, bikes, skateboards, and have fun!

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