Overland Park is participating in Bike month by participating in the Bike to Work week, May 13-17. Mayor Carl Gerlach will be signing a proclamation dedicating Bike to Work week on May 6.
Information Booth - Farmers' Market
Saturday, May 11
To kick off the week, come check out the booth at the Overland Park Farmers' Market. From 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. there will be a display set up and plenty of tips and information plus sign up for a chance to win prizes.
All individuals who "Bike to Work" are encouraged to stop for a light breakfast, sponsored by Whole Foods, on your way to work via your bikes. During your stop, register to win prizes. Map of all breakfast stops.
6:30 - 8 a.m. daily
|Mon., May 13||Quivira Park - 11901 Quivira (on the Indian Creek Trail)||Map||
|Tue., May 14||South Creek - 132nd & Foster (by Indian Creek Trail)||Map|
|Wed., May 15||Corporate Woods Park - 109th & Indian Creek Parkway (by the Eilert Fountain)||Map|
|Thu., May 16||Roe Park - 10400 Roe (on the Indian Creek Trail)||Map|
|Fri., May 17||City Hall - 8500 Santa Fe Drive (east side)||Map|
A bike rodeo is scheduled for May 18, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Shawnee Mission South High school in the northwest parking lot.
There will be eight different stations for kids to learn basic bicycle handling skills and the Kansas City Trek Bicycle store will be conducting free safety checks.
Whole Foods has donated kids water bottles for all those who participate.
Volunteers are needed; if interested, contact Nico Cantarero.
Find more bike events taking place all over the metro area by visiting BikeWalkKC.