Bike Friendly Kingston Halloween Ride 2017
Oct
28
2:30 PM14:30

Bike Friendly Kingston Halloween Ride 2017

Bike Friendly Kingston presents a 5 mile family-friendly bicycle ride on Saturday, October 28th, starting at 2:30pm at Loughran Park.  The ride is FREE, but bike helmets are required. Costumes and bike decoration encouraged! 

The ride will use quiet residential streets and meander through the Roosevelt and Lincoln Park neighborhoods to arrive at the My Kingston Kids Halloween Fest and then return to Lauren Park.

The Halloween Fest will take place from 3 - 8 pm at Seed Song Farm on Esopus Avenue.  It is a FREE event and will feature Halloween and harvest time activities for kids of all ages. 

Bike Ride Questions: info@bikefriendlykingston.org.

Halloween Fest Questions: fwaters@mykingstonkids.com

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Canceled - 4th Annual Feast on Two Wheels
Oct
15
3:00 PM15:00

Canceled - 4th Annual Feast on Two Wheels


Sorry, We have canceled this due to not enough tickets sold. Sorry for any inconvenience. 


One night, two wheels, three restaurants, lots of fun!

This event is our main fundraiser and raises funds to support BFK's slow rides, free repairs, advocacy and more! 

Each ticket includes non-alcoholic drinks, appetizers at Ole Savannah, dinner at Mi Casita, dessert at Redwood and tip. Vegetarian options will be available. Kids under 5 are free. Please wear a helmet and have working front and rear lights. We meet at Dietz Stadium parking lot at 3pm and head to Ole Savannah. If you'd like to meet us there plan on 3:30pm. 

You must buy a ticket beforehand here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bfks-fourth-annual-feast-on-two-wheels-tickets-37915899476

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Cycling at O+ Kingston
Oct
7
to Oct 8

Cycling at O+ Kingston

Are you excited yet for the 2017 O+ Festival?!?

Bike Friendly Kingston will be partnering with the Kingston Land Trust to manage the Bike Valet, Sat & Sun, 5-10pm, for another year! Enjoy the festival by bicycle and park it with us at the Peace Park, corner of North Front and Crown streets. We'll keep it safe and have lots of pamphlets and info. Then join us Saturday for the Mural to Mural / Recovery Ride, 10am, at the YMCA. On Sunday there are 4 different bicycle rides to choose from, kicking off from Keegan Ales starting at 9am! Finally, also on Sunday is the Forsyth Fall Festival, 10am-4pm, where BFK will be doing a kids rodeo and helmet fitting! Read more details below.


An O+ Kingston wristband is your all-access pass to the cycling events and parties plus nearly 60 bands, 20+ artists, classes in yoga, meditation & dance, Wellness EXPO+, Literary SALO+N and more! Full lineup, schedule (coming soon) & wristbands: opositivefestival.org/kingston#opositivefest

Partners include AlchemistBike-Friendly Kingston, NYKeegan AlesThe Kingston Land TrustOverlook Mountain BikesRevolution Bicycles andYMCA of Kingston & Ulster County

DAY BY DAY SCHEDULE:

Thursday, Oct. 5
5:30-9 p.m. O+ Kingston warmup party at Keegan Ales with Ten Pound Chicken. Join us after the weekly Dietz Stadium ride. Pick up O+ Kingston all-access wristband and limited edition cycling T-shirt -- choose the $50 donation Wristband and Cycling T-shirt package: http://bit.ly/2017opositivekingstonwristbands

Friday, Oct. 6
5:30 p.m. O+ Kingston kickoff parade. Meet at Seven21 Media Center, 721 Broadway

Saturday, Oct. 7
10 a.m.-noon Family-friendly Mural to Mural / Recovery Ride for all skill levels. Meet at YMCA of Kingston & Ulster County
Noon View exhibition of artists in recovery, YMCA
5-10 p.m. Complimentary bike valet courtesy of Bike-Friendly Kingston, NY and The Kingston Land Trust at Peace Park, corner of North Front and Crown streets. Enjoy all the art, music and wellness offerings at venues throughout uptown and midtown Kingston! 

Sunday, Oct. 8
Morning trail and road rides all start and end at Keegan Ales. 55-mile road ride -- 9 a.m. start; 25-mile road ride -- 10 a.m. start; 18 or 30 mile trail rides -- 9 a.m. start
25-mile road ride route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/16035265
55-mile road ride route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/24112559
Post-ride barbecue at Keegan Ales
Questions? Please email Jim Tomassetti: jtskirat@gmail.com
5-10 p.m. Complimentary bike valet at Peace Park, corner of North Front and Crown streets. Enjoy all the art, music and wellness offerings at venues throughout uptown and midtown Kingston!

Forsyth Nature Center 15th Annual Fall Festival 
Sunday October 8, 2017, 10:00am-4:00pm
The Friends of Forsyth Nature Center and the City of Kingston Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce our 15th Annual Fall Festival. This Festival will feature live entertainment, music, crafts, children’s games and activities, delicious foods and baked goods, raffles, hayrides and much more.

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Free Bike Repair at the Repair Cafe
Sep
30
11:00 AM11:00

Free Bike Repair at the Repair Cafe

On Saturday, September 30th, 11am – 2pm, at the Clinton Ave Methodist church, 122 Clinton Avenue, Bike friendly Kingston and the Repair Café of the Hudson valley with the gracious support of SUNY Ulster Health and Safety Institute, Live Well Kingston, YMCA Ulster, The Clinton Avenue Methodist church, and other community volunteers, will be offering a free community bike repair clinic. First come - first served. Join our capable volunteers to repair and tune up bicycles. Come in, sit down, watch the repairs, and maybe learn how to fix a flat tire, clean your gears, or hem your favorite bike pants. We will also provide bike helmet fittings and lots of bike friendly information about the exciting trails projects and bike programs coming to Kingston. 

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Bike Fest at the Town of Ulster Library
Jul
15
12:00 PM12:00

Bike Fest at the Town of Ulster Library

Town of Ulster Public Library, Kingston Elks Lodge #550 and Bike-Friendly Kingston, NY present:
BIKE FEST
Saturday July 15th, 12 - 3pm
At the Town of Ulster Public Library, 860 Ulster Avenue, Kingston

• Free BBQ by the Elks
• Kids Bike Raffle
• Handouts and Flyers
• Bicycle Skills Clinic
• Free Basic Bicycle Repair
• Helmit Fittings

Join us for an afternoon of bikes! BBQ will be provided by the Kingston Elks Lodge #550. Enter to win a kids bike! There will be a bicycle safety skill clinic and helmit fittings along with tons of safety brochures and activities. Free basic bike repair will be provided, first come–first served, for all kinds of bikes.

Thanks also to the YMCA of Kingston & Ulster County and the Mid-Hudson Health and Safety Institute.

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BFK at the Children's Day Parade
Jul
7
4:30 PM16:30

BFK at the Children's Day Parade

Ride with us in the Children's Day Parade! Calling all BFK families and friends who would like to slow roll with us in the parade. Line up is at 4:30 at Pine Grove Ave (next to the YMCA). We will be riding behind the Kingston parks and rec bike trailer. Join us! 

For more info on the parade: https://www.facebook.com/events/210822839426114/

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