Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley and Safe Kids are offering a free Bike Rodeo & Safety Event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 17 at Masters Pavilion and adjacent parking lot (Southern Boulevard) at Boardman Park.
The event, which teaches kids and parents about safe bicycle riding, includes a safety course for children 4-9, and bicycle maintenance professionals will provide inspections and helmet fittings.
The program also has helmet decorating, a coloring contest, Boardman Quaker Steak and Lube tasting and coupons, and goodie bags with Dairy Queen coupons.
All children must bring a bicycle to participate, and parents/guardians are required to be present.
Participants who register early will be entered in a drawing to win a helmet and bike lock. To register, call 330-729-9254.