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Join us for the 2nd annual West Bank Ride!

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Explore the West Bank with the second annual West Bank Ride!

The WBBA is excited to announce our second annual West Bank Ride, a non-competitive cycling event where guests can enjoy the creative side of the West Bank neighborhood.

ABOUT THE EVENT 

This year’s West Bank Ride will be October 4, 2014, from 1:00pm-4:00pm.

You can pre-register online or in person at the starting point (registration table will be open from 1:00pm- 3:30pm.)

The ride will kick off in front of the Hub bike shop.Then, use our suggested route to visit any of the following 13 arty and fun stops – or carve your own path!

  • Start! The Hub: While you’re checking in you can have your bike checked for any last minute tweaks and fixes, create some “Streetcorner Letterpress”
  • Town Hall: SPOKES presents bike trivia! Test your bike know-how and how-to.
  • Nomad World Pub: Altered Esthetics presents: Tim Uhl’s solo exhibition.
  • Murphy Park (behind Augsburg College: Get with the beat! – Join the Heart & Soul African Drum academy for African drumming
  • Mixed Blood: Join the UofM CHANCE program for some bike decorating, or view the local mural created by young artists from the Brian Coyle Center.
  • Brian Coyle Center collaborates with Altered Esthetics on a collection of works by Somali artists.
  • Brian Coyle / Currie Park: Spin some Very Tall Tales with local stiltwalkers stepping from Light Rail station to Light Rail station!
  • 7West Apartments collaborates with Altered Esthetics gallery on a collection of works by local Minneapolis artists
  • Katherine Nash Gallery: Check out the interactive thinking making living exhibition.
  • Gage Family Art Gallery: Explore the Tara Sweeney CLOSE TO HOME exhibit: A Visual Journal
  • Acadia Cafe: Take a pit stop and take a selfie with the West Bank selfie station! Also enjoy a selection of works curated by Altered Esthetics gallery.
  • Christensen Center Art Gallery: View the THE FAIR UNKNOWN exhibit with Josie Lew
  • Freewheel Bike: wrap up your ride and chill out at Freewheel Bike! Take a lesson in learning to fix a flat, or enjoy a coupon for $5 off a $25 purchase.

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The first 300 registrants will receive a Green Line commemorative pin set! You can register online at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-west-bank-ride-tickets-12690807547

EVENT DETAILS

Saturday October 4, 2014, 1pm-4pm

Free and open to the public

Pre-registration (t-shirt and map) $13

Appropriate for all ages

Official start is 301 Cedar Ave South (in front of The Hub / Mayday Books)

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the event please contact: Jamie Schumacher, Executive Director, West Bank Business Association – info@thewestbank.org– 612-326-9652

The mission of the West Bank Business Association (WBBA) is to strengthen and celebrate the neighborhood by promoting the area and connections between its residents, businesses, institutions, and organizations.

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