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Walk + Bike Carlsbad Events for April

Carlsbad CA— The City of Carlsbad, Circulate San Diego and the San Diego County Bicycle Coalition are partnering on Walk + Bike Carlsbad, a campaign to promote walking and biking in Carlsbad. The 12-month effort, funded with a grant by the San Diego Association of Governments, will encourage more walking and biking throughout the city, with a special emphasis on the Village area.

The San Diego Association of Governments provides “active transportation” grants to support the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, alleviate traffic congestion and improve public health throughout the region. The Walk + Bike Carlsbad campaign will serve as a model for the San Diego region to be replicated in other cities for similar campaigns.

The campaign will include events, outreach to schools, business promotions and other activities throughout the year. Casual walk and bike “meetups” will be held on a regular basis, along with bicycle rodeos and safety workshops. More details about these events can be found on the campaign website at www.carlsbadca.gov/walkbike.

Coolest Shoes to Lagoon and Back

When: Thursday, April 9

Time: 5 p.m.

Where: Coolest Shoes in CA, 2984 State St., Carlsbad

Contact: Kristine Schindler, kschindler@circulatesd.org

For more information: Carlsbad Walks! MeetUp

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This faster paced walk will start in front of Coolest Shoes in CA on State Street and will go to Buena Vista Lagoon and back.  The planned route is 2.2 miles and 42 minutes (over 4,000 steps) and there is an extension planned, if the group wants more mileage and time.

Use the public parking lot just south of Carlsbad Village Drive off State Street, on the right-hand side of road before Oak Avenue.

Wag and Walk in Carlsbad Village

 

When: Saturday, April 25

Time: 9 a.m.

Where: Aranelle, 2940 State St., Carlsbad

Contact: Kristine Schindler, kschindler@circulatesd.org

For more information: Carlsbad Walks! MeetUp

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Our first dog walk as part of Carlsbad Walks! on Feb. 27, was so much fun and so successful that we cannot wait until the next one.

As before, bring your dog, borrow a dog, or come dog-free and enjoy all the other dogs on this walk in and around the Village. The planned route will be here and there from painted art fire hydrant to fire hydrant for about an hour. Distance is a little hard to predict and certainly pace will be too. But you will be guaranteed smiles, barks, and wagging tails (both dogs and walkers).

Use the public parking lot just south of Carlsbad Village Drive off State.  It is on the right-hand side of road Oak Avenue.

Carlsbad Bike Meetup Spring Cleaning

When: Sunday, April 26
Time: Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Where: Pedego Carlsbad, 355 Carlsbad Village Dr., Carlsbad
Contact: Joel Flood, joel@sdbikecoalition.org
For more information: Carlsbad Bike Meetup
Event map

This event will include a basic ABC Quick Check of your bicycle with some instruction on maintenance and preventive measures to keep your bicycle in excellent working order. Discussion about air pressure, brake pad wear, and the importance of a yearly tune-up will be included. We will instruct on proper cleaning and lubrication with Pedego Carlsbad providing support and necessary space to give your bike a cleaning!