Events

Local Motion welcomes event listings from supporters!  Click this button to list an event.  Questions? Email events@localmotion.org.

  • Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 12:00 PM through May 28, 2017
    Jericho Elementary School in Jericho, VT

    Kids Bike Smart Jericho

    One week of immersive bike smart training and support for kids in grade k-4 in Jericho

  • Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 12:00 PM through May 28, 2017

    Kids Bike Smart - St Albans

    One week of immersive bike smart training and support for kids in grades 3-6 in St Albans  

  • Friday, May 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM
    The Cut in Colchester, VT

    Bike Ferry Opening Day

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  • Friday, May 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM through May 27, 2017
    Island Line Ferry

    First Day of 2017 Ferry Service!

  • Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    Lamoille Valley Rail Trail

    Cambridge Area Rotary Bike-a-thon

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    The 1st Annual Lamoille Valley Rail Trail Bike-A-Thon is a fundraiser with the goal of raising $3,000 for three great causes. Join us on Saturday, May 27th to ride on the Rail Trail and then celerate with food & drink and music!

    Sign up for FREE here: http://bit.ly/2p9Q1fD

    Participants will ride their bikes on the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail to raise money! It's free to participate and you can register as an individual or as a team. The event will start at the Cambridge Junction in Jeffersonville, Vermont and offer riders 3 course of various length, the longest of which stretches to Lost Nation Brewery in Morrisville, Vermont. Participants will raise money from friends, family, and local businesses who are interested in sponsoring their ride. When the ride is over we meet back at Cambridge Junction for awards with food and beverages for purchase. 

    Team Registration Page: http://bit.ly/2p9Q1fD

    Get more info and Register an individual or team on this event page. Your fundraising page will be automatically created on our fundraising site Crowdrise. Promote your team via email or social media to friends, family or local businesses that may be insterested in sponsoring your ride! There will be prizes for the top individual and team fundraisers.


    Event Fundraising Page (Click HERE to DONATE):https://www.crowdrise.com/Bike-A-Thon

     For those just wish to donate, head to our page to check out the individuals and teams riding and to pick someone to donate to!


    Event Details: 
    Where: Cambridge Junction Trailhead, Jeffersonville, VT
    When: 9:00am, Saturday, May 27th

    All profits will be split between these three great local, non-profit organizations:


    Friends of Lamoille Valley Rail Trail
    :
    "Our mission is to support the development, maintenance, and promotion of the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail as a public resource offering a tranquil and scenic year-round multi-use recreation and transportation corridor; and especially to represent the interests of non-motorized trail users."
    http://www.friendslvrt.org/


    American Legion, Cambridge Post - Mt. Mansfield Post #35
    :
    One third of our donations will go to our local American Legion Post! Most of their fundraising goes to the Veteran's Place in Northfield, VT. Their purpose is to help Vermont's veterans by providing desperately needed resources in an all-in-one locale so these veterans may regain their PRIDE, reach their full potential, and once again become contributing members of society. They house 26 verterans who need assistance getting back on their feet. All money they receive goes directly to food, clothing, drs appts, bedding, and other needed resources.

    http://www.vermontveteransplace.org/


    Cambridge Area Rotary
    :

    Cambridge Area Rotary Club and Foundation's mission is to serve the Cambridge Area community. Members have participated in many events and worked with other area organizations to benefit the community. Ongoing Community Support from Rotary:
    -Funding the Winter Wellness Program: A program that allows Cambridge Elementary School students to spend a week at Smugglers' Notch Resort with free lift tickets, lessons, and rentals.
    -Participating in Meals on Wheels.
    -Reading to classes at the Cambridge Elementary School.
    -Providing dictionaries for 3rd graders and thesauruses for 5th graders in area elementary schools.
    -Supporting the Cambridge Food Shelf.
    -Maintaining an ice skating rink for the community to use that is seasonally located on Cambridge Elementary School property.
    -Giving donations to and provide volunteer help for projects of various organizations both locally and world wide.
    http://rotarycambridge.org/index.html

     Have questions about Lamoille Valley Rail Trail Bike-A-Thon? Contact Cambridge Area Rotary Club
  • Saturday, June 03, 2017 at 08:30 AM
    Airport Park

    2017 Colchester Causeway Race

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    click here to register

  • Sunday, June 04, 2017 at 12:00 PM through June 11, 2017
    St Albans Town Education Center in St Albans City, VT

    Kids Bike Smart - SATEC

    One week of immersive bike smart training and support for kids in grade 4-8 at SATEC
  • Sunday, June 04, 2017 at 12:00 PM through June 11, 2017
    Williston Central School in Williston, VT

    Kids Bike Smart - Williston Central

    One week of immersive bike smart training and support for 4th graders at Williston Central School

  • Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 10:00 AM
    Leddy Park in Burlington, VT

    Learn to Ride June 2017

    Register for a Learn to Ride Class

    Local Motion uses the "balance bike" method to help kids lose the training wheels and learn to ride in just a few hours.  Here is a video from Bike New York about how this method works and why it is so effective:

    For more information about how the balance bike method works, and how to teach your own children how to ride using this method, go to our Balance Bike page.

    We will have classes for May 13 and June 11  

    Classes are located at Leddy Park in Burlington (216 Leddy Park Rd).

    Sessions:

    10:00-11:00 ages: 3-5 
    12:00-1:00 ages: 5-7
    2:00-3:00 ages: 7 and older

    Cost:
    Free to Local Motion Members!

    Non-Local Motion Members: 
    $20 per family if you have pre-registered (using the form below)
    $40 per family on the day of the event.

    Thank you, SkiRack, for making this Learn to Ride class possible!

    Click here to register

  • Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 05:00 AM through June 25, 2017
    North Troy Border in North Troy, VT

    100/200, A Vermont Double-Century

    A challenging double-century that began in 1984, the 100/200 (a.k.a. 200-on-100) spans Vermont, north to south, following scenic Route 100. The first 100 miles roll by fairly quickly, but save your reserves, as the climbs start in the second half of the ride, culminating in the 12-mile Mt. Snow climb.  When you finish, you'll truly understand why so many cyclists say "Vermont ain't flat!" Register at http://100-200.org

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