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Youth Shop Has Ended For The Season

Our Tuesday, Youth Shop, program has ended for the season. We will be running the program again next year so check back for updates. Until the end of our regular season (sometime around New Year), youth are encouraged to come on Saturdays 11am-4pm.

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Women and Trans Night Hours have Changed!!!

Women and Trans night has been moved to Mondays 6pm-9pm!!!

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***CLOSED AUGUST 23rd-30th!***

We will be closing the shop from August 23rd through the 30th. However, Adult Shop will still be held from 6-9pm on August 28th. We will be heading down to Columbus, OH to attend Bike!Bike! International. This is an annual international conference of non-profit bike collectives, DIY repair shops, and other bike advocacy projects networking and workshopping ways to make our communities better and make transportation by bicycles easier, safer, and more fun!

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CLOSED July 4th & 5th

Worcester Earn A Bike will not be holding shop hours this Friday or Saturday, July 4th and 5th. Please have a safe and wonderful fourth of July weekend! We will open again starting July 8th for Youth Shop hours.

 

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Free Kids Bicycle Helmets

Through a generous donation from Breakstone, White and Gluck, PC, during this year’s Kids Bike Sale, Worcester Earn-A-Bike will be giving out free children’s bicycle helmets. Breakstone, White and Gluck is committed to Bicycle safety throughout Massachusetts, especially reducing injuries to children. Through community programs over 1,000 helmets were donated to children in 2013. For more information please check out there website here!

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4th Annual Kids Bike Sale!

We’ll be holding our 4th annual Kids Bike Sale, Sat. May 31st from Noon – 4pm at the WEAB shop! All children’s bikes (up to age 10) will be on sale for $5! Also, through the generous support of Breakstone, White and Gluck, PC, we will be giving out FREE kids bicycle helmets. Note: Helmets will be given out to any child in need, whether purchasing a bike or not. See you there!

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Early closing Saturday 5/10

To make sure we have enough time to get ready for our party, we will be closing at 2pm instead of 4pm. Sorry for any inconvenience! Come to the party!

 

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LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR PARTY PREP!

Do you have really legible handwriting? Are you really excellent with setting up tables and chairs? Do your cleaning abilities usually “WOW” all of your friends? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, we want you! If you answered “no”, we’d still love to have you!

Come on by during our abridged open shop hours on Saturday 5/10 from 11am-2pm or at 4pm to help with setting up and making our shop shine! Help cleaning up after the party would be oh so lovely too!

Not only will you earn some serious appreciation from the shop managers, but you can also earn hours towards earning a bike! Just show up at 4 King street during those times for some good party-prep fun!

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Worcester Earn-a-Bike Spring Fundraiser-Saturday, May 10th

Worcester Earn-a-Bike Spring Fundraiser
Saturday, May 10th
4:30PM: Bike Ride and 6:00PM: Party
at Stone Soup, 4 King Street, Worcester, MA

Worcester Earn-A-Bike is having a fundraiser party in our new (old) shop space this Saturday!

A bike ride around Worcester will leave Stone Soup at 4:30 sharp and will end back there for the party, which starts at 6pm!

There will be FOOD, a DOLLAR BID BIKE AUCTION, a RAFFLE, a KIDS BIKE OBSTACLE COURSE, ROLLER RACING, and LIVE MUSIC featuring performances by Mark Robie, Patrick Simas, and The Takeaways!

Be sure to be money for the raffle, auction, food, and Worcester Earn-a-Bike merch! We’ll be asking for a $0-$10 donation at the door, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds. Your donations will directly help us with the expenses we need to cover to keep our doors open and your bikes rolling.

If you can’t make it, but would like to make a financial contribution, we’d love to accept it! Click below and donate to our Paypal account: http://worcesterearnabike.org/get-involved/donate/

Thanks for all your support. Hope to see you there!

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EXCITING NEWS: New Location and New Hours!

We’re back in business at 4 King Street! Please note that we are no longer operating out of 34 Cambridge Street. Our website will show the change in location soon. We have new hours too! Note that we now have separate shop time dedicated for youth and also shop time dedicated to folks who are 18+. Women and Trans Night is still an option for folks who identify as women or trans. There is also shop time just for volunteering so we can focus all of our attention on volunteering together, with less distraction from personal projects. Volunteer Orientation will be offered every day we’re open. Please come in when we open so we can run orientation for more people at once near the beginning.

NEW HOURS:

Youth Open Shop (Ages 10-16)*
Tuesdays from 3:30pm-6:30pm

Adult Open Shop (17+)*
Thursdays from 6pm-9pm

Women and Trans Night*
Fridays from 3pm-7pm

All Ages Volunteer Shop*
(Working on personal projects is not allowed.)
Saturdays from 11am-2:30pm

All Ages Open Shop
Saturdays from 2:30pm-4pm

*If you’re coming to volunteer for the first time, please come in when we open for a short orientation.