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Saturday, August 4, 2012
PAST: SPECIAL EVENT: Benevolent Media presents "Chill Cycle" Bike Ride + River Cleaning + Film Screening + Chill Out this SUN, August 4th from 11:30am - 6:00pm, RSVP, Free Bike Ride + River Clean + Film at 2:30pm, $10, followed by Chill Out
Chill Cycle - Bike Ride + River Cleaning + Film Screening + Chill Out
You've heard of a drive-in theater, but have you ever been to a cycle-in cinema? Join Benevolent Media for a free community "Urban Explorers" bike ride, followed by a film screening of the award-winning documentary "Chasing Ice" - Note: $10 admission.
Community bike ride from BicycleSPACE
11:30am - 1:00pm
River clean-up on Kingman Island with Living Classrooms
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Film screening of "Chasing Ice" at Anacostia Arts Center
4:00pm - 6:00pm
The bike ride will begin at BicycleSPACE in Shaw and will travel to Kingman Island on the Anacostia River for a river clean-up. The ride will be followed by an indoor screening of "Chasing Ice" (admission: $10) at the Anacostia Arts Center, with frozen treats, chilled drinks, chillout music and a bike-themed auction.
Proceeds will benefit Living Classrooms, a nonprofit that provides hands-on education and job training for youth, using urban, natural, and maritime resources as "living classrooms." Special thanks to National Geographic Channels for making this presentation possible.