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Happening Tomorrow, Sunday June 16, for BikeMonth

Here’s a quick rundown from the BikeMonth website about what’s happening tomorrow for BikeMonth!

Sunday, June 16

Ride the Ravines — Ride the Ravines is a charitable fundraising event for Evergreen and a chance for cyclists to experience Toronto’s ravines like never before. Join us for this fun, and family-friendly cycling event!

Keep Six Exhibits presents:BLOCKS T.O — Particpate in BLOCKS T.O. by bike! Join a car-free urban scavenger hunt, exploring how Toronto’s architecture has framed the city’s constantly evolving communities.

Lakeshore Ride for Renewables organized by Sustainability Ontario Community Energy Co-op — On June 16, Sustainability Ontario Community Energy Co-op will launch with the Lakeshore Ride for Renewables -a guided bike tour of renewable energy and community power projects in South Etobicoke.

The Great Pedalheads Treasure Hunt – Toronto — The Great Pedalheads® Treasure Hunt is an event for kids ages 2-12. Bring your bike & helmet for a fun afternoon of riding, exciting activities and skill challenges. There will be prizes for everyone!

Get to know Bike Polo — Curious? Come out to watch, cheer, and join in the games. Newcomers welcome.

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