HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING CELEBRATION
|DATE:||December 5, 2019|
|MAKE UP RAIN DATE:||December 10, 2019|
|TIME:||6 pm to 9 pm|
|LOCATION:||Brand Blvd (between San Fernando Rd and Celis St)|
We hope you can make it tonight, but if not, here are the street closures!
- Brand Blvd (Truman St to Pico St)
- San Fernando Rd (Maclay Ave to Kittridge St)
Maclay Ave and Truman St will remain open to traffic.
BIKE RODEO & HOLIDAY LIGHT BIKE PARADE
Join People for Mobility Justice,Tutcint Youth Empowerment and the City of San Fernando at this special event sponsored by Metro’s Bicycle Education Safety Training (BEST) Program.
The skills workshop and parade will be featured as part of the City of San Fernando’s Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
This Bike Skills Workshop is open to participants ages 9 and up. During the workshop, participants will learn how to fit and adjust their helmets and bicycles, perform an ABC Quick Check, and review laws for riding at night.
Riders will also be introduced to safe maneuvers: how to start, stop, dismount and scan for traffic. All participants will get free helmets, lights, and other giveaways.
- A functional bicycle or wheeled device (Limited bikes are available to loan).
- A helmet is required for anyone under 18.
- Children 17 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
- Bikes with training wheels are not permitted, but children are welcome to attend if pulled in a trailer or on-bike child seat.
- Water bottle/snacks
PLEASE NOTE: All participants must sign a waiver to participate in the Bike Skills Workshop. Click here to download a waiver. A parent or legal guardian is required to accompany and sign for any minors under 18 participating in the Bike Skills WorkshopThe Bike Rodeo and Holiday Light Bike Parade event is made possible by Metro, City of San Fernando, People for Mobility Justice, Pukuu Cultural Community Services.
Metro’s Bicycle Education Safety Training (BEST) Program currently offers bike classes at 4 different levels—Bike 1, 2, 3 & Bicycling 101. If you are interested in taking classes at the next level or joining a community bike ride, check out the full event calendar.
For more info on how to ride a bike in LA County, visit metro.net/gobike.
As Black Indigenous People of Color, People for Mobility Justice seek critical consciousness about mobility justice in all communities. Our vision is that people have the freedom and resources to move in public spaces with love and dignity.