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Event to Feature Bicycle Safety Rodeo, Bicycle Clinic, Bicycle Helmet Giveaway and More!

New Haven, CT — The Cornell Scott–Hill Health Center will be hosting a New Haven Bike Month Open Streets event on Saturday, May 21st in the parking lot across from the Health Center’s main care site at 428 Columbus Avenue in New Haven. The event will run from 12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. and will offer a bicycle safety rodeo, a bicycle clinic, a bicycle helmet giveaway, ZumbaÒ, Double Dutch and more.“We are so excited to bring this event to the residents of the Hill neighborhood. It’s really a perfect fit with what we do—keeping people well. Bike safety is an important part of that,” said Carlah Esdaile-Bragg, the Health Center’s Director of Marketing and Community Relations.

The bicycle safety rodeo will feature seven different stations where children will learn to ride safely. Examples of stations include helmet fitting, using your gears and braking emergencies.  At the bicycle clinic, provided by The Devil’s Gear Bike Shop, participants can have their bikes checked for safety issues.

In addition to the bicycle rodeo and bicycle clinic, this event will feature: FREE bicycle helmets for the first twenty children to arrive and register, FREE food courtesy of the Thomas Chapel Church Missionaries, a drawing to win one of two bikes complete with accessories, ZumbaÒ, Double Dutch, free books, important health information and information on other area programs and services that share in the mission to support health and wellness.

This event is a collaboration of New Haven Bike Month in partnership with Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center, New Haven Parks, Recreation & Trees, New Haven Transportation, Traffic & Parking, The Devil's Gear Bike Shop, Thomas Chapel Church; Bicycle Education, Entrepreneurship, and Enrichment Programs (BEEEP!, Inc.); and New Haven Reads.

The entire event is free and open to the public.

In case of rain, the event will be moved to Hill Central School located at 140 Dewitt Street, New Haven.

For more information, please visit: http://www.cornellscott.org/cms/news-and-events/#107

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