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Bike Month in full swing.

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Some events this weekend…

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–Friday (tonight)

Times Up Central Park Moonlight ride. (might be rained out)
Going strong since 1994!

This is a fun, relaxing auto-free ride through Central Park. Enjoy the tranquillity of the park & its beautiful ponds & waterways: a nature lover’s dream. Totally safe. Bike guides front & rear.

Meet at 10 p.m., Columbus Circle (SW corner of Central Park) on the first Friday of the month, every month. (There is also a Prospect Park Moonlight Ride.)

–Saturday–Here is a chance to check out first Saturday’s at the Brooklyn Museum.

Free Ride to First Saturday + Repairs
Date: Saturday, May 2nd, 2009
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: 7pm @ Union Square South or 7:30pm @ the Brooklyn side of the Williamsburg Bridge
Summary: Come ride with TIME’S UP! to the Brooklyn Museum’s monthly free day and evening of arts entertainment and dances.
Details: Come ride with Times Up! to the Brooklyn Museum’s First Saturday. Every month the Brooklyn Museum opens its doors for a free day and evening of arts entertainment and dances. The theme for May’s First Saturday is Eco-Art, and how your daily life choices affect your environment.

Volunteer mechanics from the Time’s Up! Bike Co-op will be hosting free outdoor bike repair workshops at the Museum from 5pm until 7pm.

NOTE: the ride is one way. There are subways right at the museum that will get you back to the city. Typically people group back up for rides back over the bridges and back into Williamsburg.

Music by: Pistolera and Dance party with DJ Franco of Voodoo Funk, with his vast collection of music from West Africa.

–Sunday, May 3rd.
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BIKE NOISE 2 !
–a FREE concert in Tompkins Sq Park/NYC–
When: Sunday, MAY 3rd 2009
TIME: 2-6pm
Where: Tompkins Sq Former bandshell area ( 7th st, btwn Ave A & Ave B )
Why: ‘Cause we’re loud and we’re proud ( to ride bikes!)
Bands: Mischief Brew, Team Spider, Wombat IN Combat, Public Serpents, Ja Moustache Eddies, Social Standards

An Electric-Boogalooo style sequel to last years hit outdoor bike concert BIKE NOISE, it’s “Bike Noise 2″. -Return of the Noize- Where local bike riding mischief makers welcome visiting bands and like-minded bell ringers to relax, skank, eat, dance, and enjoy Tompkins Square Park in the perfect musical kick off to BIKE MONTH 2009.

Bring food, blankets, bikes and dancing boots. Times-Up! will be there tabling, while volunteers from the bike community and the D.IY. music scene join hands and C-wrenches to make a stage, wire a sound system, and rock the house… it’s Radio City Music Hall entertainment, on a Community Recycle-a-Bicycle budget.

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