Safe and Active Transportation to Schools: Happy Hour and workshops for parent champions

Are you a parent or teacher with a passion for walking or biking? Are you looking for a launching pad for your ideas and resources to make them happen in your school community?  Join the Cascade Bicycle Club on Wednesday, January 13 near Magnuson Park for drinks and snacks and learn from experienced community leaders about what it takes to start a Bike to School program, and walking school bus, organize a community bike event (bike rodeo),  or how to start a student safety patrol.   Free and open to the public.
RSVP to Clarissa at clarissaa@cascade.org.

5-5:30 p.m.      Happy Hour/Networking
5:30 – 6 p.m.    Welcome/Resources for starting and sustaining programs
Concurrent sessions
6 – 7 p.m.         Starting a Bike/Walk to School Program—learn tips from experienced leaders about starting a program or a walking school bus or bike train
6 – 7 p.m.         Bike Rodeo Community Event—learn how to organize a community event and set up bike skills stations  (hands-on demo)
6 – 7 p.m.         School Crossing Guard training—learn how to serve this important safety role in your community or organize a student safety patrol (presented by Dan Coon from AAA Washington)