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Recycle-A-Bicycle’s Sweet Sixteen

RAB is turning 16 and they are having a winter celebration:

It’s Recycle-A-Bicycle’s Sweet Sixteen!

Celebrate in style with complementary inner tube bow ties, spoke flower corsages, and bicycle drivers licenses!
Enjoy an evening of Dutch Bikes, Vintage Kids Bikes, and Recycled Bicycle Crafts! Purchase a bike from the NY400 Batavus Bike Fleet or win a chance to travel home on a bike signed by one of our favorite artists and cycling advocates, David Byrne!

When: Wednesday December 15, 2010 from 6:30-9:30pm
Where: The Powerhouse Arena @ 37 Main Street in Dumbo, Brooklyn

Admission Price/ Metals of Honor:
All tickets include entry, delicious food, and drink.
All tickets $50+ come with a special RAB t-shirt!

$20 Steel
$50 High Tensile Steel
$100 Stainless Steel
$250 Alloy = Bike Maintenance Class
$500 Aluminum = 2 Bike Maintenance Classes
$1,000 Chrome = Free Winter Bike Storage
$5,000 Chromoly = Bike Tour for Ten
$10,000 Titanium = NY400 Batavus Bicycle

Tickets/Contributions: For advance ticket purchases, please visit our website, click the “donate” button, include your name and contact information, and designate your donation as “Celebration”. If you are unable to attend the celebration but would like to make a contribution, please send a check made payable to Recycle-A-Bicycle to 35 Pearl Street Brooklyn, NY 11201. You can also make a donation through our website by clicking the “donate” button on our homepage. All contributions are greatly appreciated.

Directions: F Train to York (Exit station, take right on Jay Street, left on Front Street, right on Main Street) -or- A/C Train to High (Exit station at Cadman Plaza, walk across park, left on Washington Street, left on Front Street, right on Main Street)

RECYCLE-A-BICYCLE: Recycle-A-Bicycle is a community-based bike shop and non-profit organization that facilitates educational/job training programs and encourages environmental stewardship. Through innovative programs such as Earn-A-Bike, Ride Club, Cycle Craft, and Summer Youth Employment Program, RAB is dedicated to the health, development, and empowerment of NYC youth. In the past year alone, RAB worked with more than 1,000 young people who collectively built 500 bicycles, pedaled 10,000 miles, and burned 1,750,000 calories. On average, RAB salvages 1,200 bicycles each year from the waste stream, diverting a total of 36,000 pounds of waste from NYC’s landfills.

For More Information:
Recycle-A-Bicycle: 35 Pearl Street Dumbo, Brooklyn – 718.858.2972
The Powerhouse Arena: 37 Main Street Dumbo, Brooklyn – 718.666.3049 –
For more information, please contact Pasqualina Azzarello: 718-858-2972 or director@recycleabicycle.org

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