Two Wheels Earth Day Bike Parade | Program Notes

Two Wheels Earth Day Bike Parade

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Get outdoors, recreate and celebrate Earth Day, all without fossil fuels, with this short, easy city ride culminating in a festival.

The 4.6-mile group ride starts at 1 p.m. this Sunday at Chatham University’s Eastside Campus, at 6568 Penn Ave. (near the corner of Fifth Avenue, in East Liberty). It heads through Squirrel Hill and Schenley Park to Phipps Conservatory for an afternoon of live music, a bike/fashion show and more.

Find the route at www.twowheelsnotfour.com.

The event is a collaboration btween Chatham’s Rachel Carson Institute, Bike PGH, ModCloth, Flock of Cycles, the MGR Foundatoin and other area student and environmental groups.

The ride in part commemorates the 50th anniversary of Carson’s classic book Silent Spring.

Performers include Mike Stout (mikestoutmusic.com) and the Newlanders www.thenewlanders.com. There’ll also be an open mic for poetry and spoken-word performers.

The event continues until 5 p.m.

For more information, contact Corey Escoto at cescoto@chatham.edu.

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