Agriculture News

April 10, 2018

Bike workshops give youth a chance to roll into spring

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Indiana 4-H and Purdue Extension are offering young people in grades 3-8 an opportunity to learn all about bicycles in workshops throughout the state this spring.

Each event will cover bicycle safety and maintenance, the rules of the road, how to properly fit a bicycle and helmet, and nutrition for an active lifestyle. Workshop cost is $10 per participant. Following each workshop, families are invited to join the participants for a group ride at no additional cost.

The schedule:

* April 21, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.: 1401 J St., Bedford. Registration deadline is April 13. For more information or to sign up, go to

* April 28, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Fowler Park Log Barn, 3000 E. Oregon Church Road, Terre Haute. Registration deadline is April 20. For more information or to sign up, go to

* May 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Miami County Fairgrounds, 1029 West 200 N, Peru. Registration deadline is April 27. For more information or to sign up, go to

* May 19, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Historic Wysor Street Depot (Cardinal Greenway), 700 E. Wysor St., Muncie. Registration deadline is May 11. For more information or to sign up, go to Registration is limited to 20 participants for this session. 

Writer: Darrin Pack, 765-494-2722,

Source: Jenny Clark, 765-494-6739,

Agricultural Communications: (765) 494-8415;
Darrin Pack, Manager/Media Relations and Public Information,  
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