Bike the 2nd District
Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

Bike the 2nd District

Join IL State Rep. Theresa Mah and Active Transportation Alliance on a bike tour of the 2nd District and learn about the new bike safety bill, HB 5143 - Dutch Reach Bill. Come and receive free bike checks, tire repair tutorials, and light refreshments along the route. 

Bike route details can be found on Rep. Mah’s website. If you have any questions, please contact Rep. Mah’s office at (872) 281-5775.

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Community Paddling Day
Sep
29
10:00 AM10:00

Community Paddling Day

  • 300 West 19th Street Chicago, IL, 60616 United States (map)
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Chicago Park District and Wilderness Inquiry is offering a free community paddling day at Ping Tom Memorial Park. You can learn to paddle a 24 foot canoe, explore the Chicago River, learn about local wildlife and even catch a fish.

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Big Jump for Friends of the Chicago River
Aug
25
8:30 AM08:30

Big Jump for Friends of the Chicago River

The Big Jump will take place by the Ping Tom Park's Boat House.

Come watch Friends’ executive director, Margaret Frisbie, and Water Reclamation District Commissioner Josina Morita jump into the Chicago River with other advocates; federal, state, and county elected officials; and representatives from key agencies at Ping Tom Park on August 25. The Big Jump highlights efforts to improve the river’s water quality and demonstrates our commitment to making the Chicago River swimmable for all.

This is a fundraiser for Friends of the Chicago River's K-12 education program and water quality efforts, so please consider donating here:  http://bit.ly/BigJump2018

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