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Bikes Not Bombs: Girls In Action

Written by Boston Biker on Apr 06

GIRLS IN ACTION! bike program
May 18th – June 22nd
Monday through Friday, 3:30 – 6:30pm each day

Girls ages 12-18 have the opportunity to engage in an interactive bicycle mechanics, bicycle riding safety, and gender equity social justice curriculum. This course is an excellent way for girls to gain skills and make friends in the rich community of female cyclists and mechanics at Bikes Not Bombs. Program graduates ride away on their very own refurbished bicycles! Just like Earn-A-Bike, graduates of this class may eventually qualify for a part-time teaching and leadership job in our youth programs. For girls only. Classes run Mon-Thurs, 3:30 – 6:30. Program cost is $25-$50 sliding scale for the whole session (scholarships available).

To download flyers and applications, see http://www.bikesnotbombs.org/node/472

Contact Elijah Evans at 617-522-0222 or [email protected]


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Girls Bike Skills Class

Written by Boston Biker on Jun 18

GIRLS BIKE SKILLS CLASS

Friday June 20 & Friday June 27
4-6:30 pm
@ the BNB HUB, 284 Amory St, Jamaica Plain

Join our FREE two-day bicycle riding and safety workshop! Girls (10-18 years old) who complete the two days of this workshop will graduate with the basic safety skills and knowledge necessary for group and urban riding. Once you’ve done it, you’ll be invited to join in on any of our Saturday morning rides this summer!

To Pre-Register contact Christina: (617) 522-0222 or [email protected]


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