You’re invited to a TWO-PART Candidates Forum on SEP 30 and OCT 15 brought to you by the Downtown Dining Alliance, Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition, Better Together / Mejor Juntos, H-R Green Network, and the Northend Greenway. The purpose of these forums are to publicly engage the candidates for City Council of Harrisonburg about their [&he... Read on »
Big projects like the Northend Greenway are intricate and complex processes, and some interesting and important things are happening around the path plan over the next few weeks. So it’s time for an update. Most of us remember that, in 2013, the City was awarded $600,000 in VDOT Revenue Sharing funds (which included a city [&he... Read on »
June 19 Dinner and Bikes co-Sponsored by the Northend Greenway, Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition, and Friendly City Food Coop The annual Dinner and Bikes Tour is coming to Harrisonburg. What is the Dinner and Bikes Tour? A multimedia roadshow of food and bicycle activism. Tour events range from Portland to Miami. The tour is a call to action [&he... Read on »
Bike Month 2014 kicked off on splendid spring Friday afternoon with perfect temperatures, abundant sunshine, and old friends and new. Here’s a taste of this wonderful event; click each pic to enlarge. And if you missed it this year, no worries; this is just the beginning of a great month of activities. So get out, [&he... Read on »
- September 22, 2014
When: All day
Location: starts and ends at Eastern Mennonite School, ride is throughout Shenandoah Valley
Description: Mark your calendars! The 15th annual ride for relief and development is set for the fourth Saturday in September.
Ride between 5 and 100 miles through the valley this fall and support the relief and development efforts of:
* the Northend Greenway (northendgreenway.org)
* Virginia Mennonite Missions
* Mennonite Central Committee
Registration is $50 for adults, $25 for children and students, $10 for the 5 mile ride. Registration fees may be refunded to riders who recruit at least 5 sponsors or $75 in sponsorships.
Ride day schedule: (ride begins and ends at EMHS)
* Century (100 mile) route begins at 7:00 a.m.
* Metric Century (62 mile) route begins at 7:30 a.m.
* 30-mile route begins at 9:00 a.m.
* 20K (~15 mile) route begins at 10:00 a.m.
* Family ride (5 mile) route begins at 11:00 a.m.
Both centuries as well as the 30 mile ride include rest stops supported by local Mennonite congregations.
A picnic lunch will be served for riders beginning at noon.
More information available at: http://www.bikeshenandoah.org
6:00 pm: Bicycle and Pedestrian Subcommittee Meeting
When: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Community Development Classroom, 409 S Main St, Harrisonburg
Description: The Bicycle and Pedestrian Subcommittee meets on the fourth Monday of every other month, during the months of January, March, May, July, September, and November. Meetings are at 6:00pm in the Community Development Classroom, 409 South Main Street, Harrisonburg. Meetings are always open to the public and citizens are encouraged to attend.
Questions for the subcommittee and requests to be added to a future subcommittee agenda may be submitted by email to Thanh.Dang@harrisonburgva.gov or by calling 540-434-5928.
- September 24, 2014
12:00 pm: SVBC Advocacy Lunch at Clementine
When: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Clementine Cafe
- September 28, 2014
When: All day
- September 29, 2014
Support for Jeremiah Bishop's Alpine Loop Gran Fondo
When: All day