Bridges & Blues: A Benefit to Build the 32-Mile Cal-Sag Trail

Date: 
11/05/2011

Logo for Bridges and Blues

I-beam trusses and six steel strings—that's the SOUL of the Cal-Sag Trail! http://bridgesandblues.org

Friends of the Calumet-Sag Trail invite you to celebrate a heritage forged in the furnaces that built Chicago and laid down in the riffs that built Rock & Roll.

What: Bridges & Blues, a benefit to build the 32-mile Calumet-Sag Trail
Where: Gaelic Park, 6119 W 147th St, Oak Forest, Ill. [get map]
When: November 5, 2011, 6 PM - 11:30 PM [add to calendar]
Only 300 tickets are available! [get tickets]

Fleadh away on a car-free Cicero Avenue

Fleadh away on a car-free Cicero Avenue

The Oak Forest Fleadh is pronounced "Oak Forest Flah," and it's Irish.

Open Streets returns to the O-Fo

Open Streets returns to the O-Fo

Verdant Oak Forest, Ill.

Oak Forest Open Streets!

Date: 
03/12/2011

BIKE, WALK, RUN A CAR-FREE CICERO AVENUE MARCH 12!

Human power takes over the road for the 2nd annual OPEN STREETS OAK FOREST, 10–11 a.m. before the Oak Forest Fleadh parade.

Bike with your boyfriend! Play tag! Fly a kite! Open Streets Oak Forest is turning all five lanes of Cicero Avenue into a ONE MILE LINEAR PARK!

BIKE! WALK! DANCE! PLAY! Cicero Avenue will transform into a one- mile park for you, your family (even your dog!) and friends.

The event is FREE and does not require registration. Just show up!

Come out to Cicero Avenue from 151st Street to 159th Street whenever and wherever. Stop by any time between 10 and 11 a.m. Play however you’d like! Stay for the Fleadh parade and festivities afterward.

Sign up for all of the season’s bicycle rides and races at the Active Transportation Alliance tent just north of the viaduct at Waverly Avenue and Cicero Avenue.

OPEN EVENT - No registration required!

More information: http://www.oak-forest.org/community/OakForestFleadh.asp or contact Steve Buchtel, steve@activetrans.org or 708.365.9365.

Oak Forest Open Streets, March 12, 2011

Happy Traffic in the O-Fo

Happy Traffic in the O-Fo

Active Trans and the City of Oak Forest closed Cicero Avenue two hours before its 2010 Irish Parade for a mile of whatever one wanted, as long it was motor-free.

Oak Forest about to get its street OPENED.

Oak Forest about to get its street OPENED.

MAN, is my Irish up! Just in time too - OPEN STREETS OAK FOREST tomorrow (get the flyer), 9 am - 10:30 am, kicking off the Oak Forest Fleadh festival.

Oak Forest Fleadh: St. Patty's Parade, Open Streets, 5k, adult tricycle relay race and party time/excellent - Saturday, March 13

Oak Forest Fleadh: St. Patty's Parade, Open Streets, 5k, adult tricycle relay race and party time/excellent - Saturday, March 13

Get ready to jog, bike and partay…

Open Streets Oak Forest

Date: 
03/13/2010

BIKE, WALK, RUN A CAR-FREE CICERO AVENUE MARCH 13

Human power takes over the road for OPEN STREETS OAK FOREST, 
9 - 10:30 a.m. before the Oak Forest Fleadh parade

Bike with your boyfriend! Play tag! Fly a kite! Open Streets Oak Forest is turning Cicero Ave. into a ONE MILE LINEAR PARK!

BIKE! WALK! DANCE! PLAY! Cicero Avenue will transform into a one-mile park for you, your family (even your dog!) and friends.
The event is FREE and does not require registration. Just show up!

Come out to Cicero Avenue from 151st Street to 159th Street whenever and wherever. Stop by any time between 9 and 10:30 a.m. Play as long as you’d like! Stay for the Fleadh parade and festivities afterward.

Sign up for all of the season’s bicycle rides and races at the Active Transportation Alliance tent in the Metra parking lot at 159th Street and Cicero Avenue.

OPEN EVENT - No registration required!

More information: http://www.oak-forest.org/community/OakForestFleadh.asp or contact Steve Buchtel, steve@activetrans.org or 708.365.9365.

Oak Forest Back to School Bike Safety

Date: 
08/01/2009

Footprints coaches teach back to school bike safety at the Oak Forest Back to School Safety Fair, August 1, 10 AM to 2 PM, in the Food4Less parking lot, 159th St. and Central Ave., Oak Forest, Ill. Kids - and parents too! - bring your bike and your helmet. Footprints coaches will teach proper helmet fit, basic bike safety quick check, and essential bike handling skills. Footprints not only makes the trip to school safer, but can help reduce your carbon footprint by leaving the car at home. For more about Footprints, click here: http://activetrans.org/footprints.

Bike to the 'Bolts update - How to get the bell, the free ride, the bike lights

Bike to the 'Bolts update - How to get the bell, the free ride, the bike lights

New developments for July 23's Bike to the 'Bolts - car-free baseball, baby!

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