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Commute Green New Hampshire will celebrate national and state events like Bike to Work Week, WalkNH, Carpool Week and others with local events and promotions throughout the year to motivate you to keep participating in the Statewide Challenge.

Check out this constantly updating calendar throughout the year. Each regional page will also provide more details about events and promotions going on in the regions.

You can also submit your events and promotions using this form if you’d like others to know about it.

Date Time Location Event Contact Website

05/09/2012

All day

Statewide: National Bike to School Day

Walk and Bike to School Day events can be simple or elaborate. See the International Walk to School website for ideas.

Jill Longval, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationhuarpc.org, or Nik Coates, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationnhrpc.org

www.walkbiketoschool.org

05/14-12/31/2012

All year

Your Workplace or Your School

2nd Annual Commute Green New Hampshire Statewide Challenge. A race to replace 4,000 single occupancy vehicle trips with carpooling, bicycling, walking, bus/train and telecommuting trips. Discounts and grand prizes for logging your trips all year long!

Jill Longval, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationhuarpc.org, or Nik Coates, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationnhrpc.org

commutegreennh.org

05/18/2012

6am-on

Hanover: Richard W. Black Center

8th Annual regional celebration of National Bike Walk to Work Day - free light breakfasts, drawing, bike technicians at many locations.

Susan Berry, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationvalleyrideshare.com, 802-295-1824 x208

www.bike2work-day.com

05/18/2012

6am-on

Lebanon: Colburn Park

8th Annual regional celebration of National Bike Walk to Work Day - free light breakfasts, drawing, bike technicians at many locations.

Susan Berry, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationvalleyrideshare.com, 802-295-1824 x208

www.bike2work-day.com

05/18/2012

6am-on

Lebanon: DHMC Main Cafeteria (employees only)

8th Annual regional celebration of National Bike Walk to Work Day - free light breakfasts, drawing, bike technicians at many locations.

Susan Berry, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationvalleyrideshare.com, 802-295-1824 x208

www.bike2work-day.com

05/18/2012

6am-on

Hartford, Vt.: Town Hall,

8th Annual regional celebration of National Bike Walk to Work Day - free light breakfasts, drawing, bike technicians at many locations.

Susan Berry, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationvalleyrideshare.com, 802-295-1824 x208

www.bike2work-day.com

05/18/2012

6am-on

Claremont: Broad Street Gazebo

8th Annual regional celebration of National Bike Walk to Work Day - free light breakfasts, drawing, bike technicians at many locations.

Susan Berry, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationvalleyrideshare.com, 802-295-1824 x208

www.bike2work-day.com

05/18/2012

6am-on

Claremont: Claremont Cycle Depot

8th Annual regional celebration of National Bike Walk to Work Day - free light breakfasts, drawing, bike technicians at many locations.

Susan Berry, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationvalleyrideshare.com, 802-295-1824 x208

www.bike2work-day.com

05/18/2012

6am-on

Norwich, Vt.: King Arthur Flour & the Bike Hub (employees only)

8th Annual regional celebration of National Bike Walk to Work Day - free light breakfasts, drawing, bike technicians at many locations.

Susan Berry, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationvalleyrideshare.com, 802-295-1824 x208

www.bike2work-day.com

05/18/2012

6am-on

Hanover: Hypertherm (employees only)

8th Annual regional celebration of National Bike Walk to Work Day - free light breakfasts, drawing, bike technicians at many locations.

Susan Berry, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationvalleyrideshare.com, 802-295-1824 x208

www.bike2work-day.com

05/18/2012

7-10am

Manchester: City Hall Plaza

Celebrate Commute Green NH kickoff with refreshments, giveaways, maps, biking/ trail information, MTA bus passes, and more!

James Kupfer, 603.669.4664, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationpc.org

www.snhpc.org

05/12/2012

10am-2pm

Keene: Railroad Square

Rally will include a bike tour along portions of the Cheshire Rail Trail, Games, information booths, a bike clinic, plus a live radio remote. Weather dependent.

Josh Kuhn, (603) 357-0557 obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationmail.com

Steven Ellis, (603) 903-0339 obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationyahoo.com

N/A

05/12/2012

9am-6pm

Concord: S&W Sports

4th Annual Concord Area Bicycle Swap. The goal is help more people get on bikes and to raise funds to support bicycle programs and projects in Concord and the surrounding communities.

Nik Coates, 603-226-6020, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationnhrpc.org or Tim Farmer, 603-228-1441, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationswsports.net

www.cnhbc.org

05/13/2012

9am-12pm

Concord: S&W Sports

4th Annual Concord Area Bicycle Swap. The goal is help more people get on bikes and to raise funds to support bicycle programs and projects in Concord and the surrounding communities.

Nik Coates, 603-226-6020, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationnhrpc.org or Tim Farmer, 603-228-1441, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationswsports.net

www.cnhbc.org

05/14/2012

7-9am

Concord: Work Off Your Bagel Commuter Breakfast at the Statehouse

Stop by on your way to work for complementary bagels and coffee from the Works; get your bike tuned; make new and see old friends; free CAT bus passes for logging your commutes.

Nik Coates, 603-226-6020, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationnhrpc.org

commutegreennh.org/central-nh.html

05/15/2012

6-8pm

Concord: Get Away From Work Happy Hour at Hermanos

Enjoy complimentary snacks courtesy of Central New Hampshire Bicycling Coalition and a great margaritas at the cash bar. Learn about bike projects going on around the region; free CAT bus passes for logging your commutes.

Nik Coates, 603-226-6020, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationnhrpc.org

commutegreennh.org/central-nh.html

05/16/2012

11-1pm

Concord: Block Party Like It's 1999 at Graphic Packaging International

Get out of the office and bike, walk, carpool, take the bus to this event and get a free complementary burrito courtesty of Boloco. Get your bike tuned while you enjoy your lunch; free CAT bus passes for logging your commutes.

Nik Coates, 603-226-6020, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationnhrpc.org

commutegreennh.org/central-nh.html

05/17/2012

4-8pm

Concord: I Hate Traffic Rock 'n Race Bike Valet at Merrimack County Savings Bank

Parking and traffic for Rock 'n Race can be a real challenge. Why not ride your bike? The Central New Hampshrie Bicycling Coalition is offering you a free bike valet service in the Merrimack County Savings Bank parking lot.

Nik Coates, 603-226-6020, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationnhrpc.org

commutegreennh.org/central-nh.html

05/18/2012

7-9am

Concord: National Bike to Work Day Breakfast at the Statehouse

Stop by on your way to work for complementary bagels and coffee from the Works; get your bike tuned; make new and see old friends; free CAT bus passes for logging your commutes.

Nik Coates, 603-226-6020, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationnhrpc.org

commutegreennh.org/central-nh.html

05/18/2012

7-9am

Concord: National Bike to Work Day Breakfast at the Department of Environmental Services

Free music and complementary breakfast items for state employees green commuting and stopping by.

Jessica Morton, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationes.nh.gov

commutegreennh.org/central-nh.html

05/14-05/18/2012

All week

Your Workplace

6th Annual Seacoast Corporate Commuter Challenge. What companies will take the most trips on bike and foot this year? Four divisions for workplaces large and small. Register online!

Scott Bogle at obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationc-nh.org.

www.seacoastbikes.org/bwwd-challenge.cfm

05/18/2012

7-10am

Dover Breakfast: Downtown Transportation Center

Complimentary breakfast for Bike/Ped commuters! Register online for drawing of great prizes from local bike shops, and log your miles. Hosted by City of Dover and SRPC.

Marc Ambrosi at obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationafford.org

www.seacoastbikes.org/bwwd.cfm

05/18/2012

7-10am

Durham Breakfast: Whittemore Center

Complimentary breakfast for Bike/Ped commuters! Register online for drawing of great prizes from local bike shops, and log your miles. Hosted by UNH Department of Kinesiology.

Brent Bell at obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationh.edu

www.seacoastbikes.org/bwwd.cfm

05/18/2012

7-10am

Exeter Breakfast: Town Bandstand

Complimentary breakfast for Bike/Ped commuters! Register online for drawing of great prizes from local bike shops, and log your miles. Hosted by RPC with food provided by St. Anthony's Bakery and Billingsgate Deli!

Scott Bogle at obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationc-nh.org.

www.seacoastbikes.org/bwwd.cfm

05/18/2012

7-10am

Lee Breakfast: Stevens Field

Complimentary breakfast for Bike/Ped commuters! Register online for drawing of great prizes from local bike shops, and log your miles. Hosted by the Town of Lee

Marc Ambrosi at obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationafford.org

www.seacoastbikes.org/bwwd.cfm

05/18/2012

7-10am

Newmarket Breakfast: The Bike Factory

Complimentary breakfast for Bike/Ped commuters! Register online for drawing of great prizes from local bike shops, and log your miles. Hosted by the Bike Factory, with food provided by the Big Bean and Crackskulls Coffee!

Gary Smith at obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationikes.com

www.seacoastbikes.org/bwwd.cfm

05/18/2012

7-10am

North Hampton Breakfast: Gus' Bike Shop

Complimentary breakfast for Bike/Ped commuters! Register online for drawing of great prizes from local bike shops, and log your miles. Hosted by Gus' Bike with food provided by the Old Salt Restaurant!

Jeff Latimer at obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationsbike.com

www.seacoastbikes.org/bwwd.cfm

05/18/2012

7-10am

Pease TradePort Breakfast: Tradewings

Complimentary breakfast for Bike/Ped commuters! Register online for drawing of great prizes from local bike shops, and log your miles. Hosted by TradeWings with food provided by the Green Bean at Pease!

Scott Bogle at obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationc-nh.org.

www.seacoastbikes.org/bwwd.cfm

05/18/2012

7-10am

Portsmouth Breakfast: Market Square at Popovers

Complimentary breakfast for Bike/Ped commuters! Register online for drawing of great prizes from local bike shops, and log your miles. Hosted by Papa Wheelies with food provided by Popovers!

Josh Pierce at obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationcewriting.com

www.seacoastbikes.org/bwwd.cfm

05/18/2012

7-10am

Rye Breakfast: Public Library

Complimentary breakfast for Bike/Ped commuters! Register online for drawing of great prizes from local bike shops, and log your miles. Hosted by Rye Public Library!

Andy Richmond at obfuscation[email protected]obfuscation[email protected]

www.seacoastbikes.org/bwwd.cfm

05/18/2012

7-10am

Stratham Breakfast: Timberland Company

Complimentary breakfast for Bike/Ped commuters! Register online for drawing of great prizes from local bike shops, and log your miles. Hosted by Timberland Company.

Betsy Blaisdell at obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationmberland.com

www.seacoastbikes.org/bwwd.cfm

05/18/2012

6:00-8:00pm

Portsmouth: Portsmouth Brewery

BWWD Celebration at Portsmouth Brewery! Join us for snacks compliments of the Brewery and a great craft beer at the cash bar. We'll announce the winners of the Commuter Challenge and drawing, and celebrate Active Transportation!

Scott Bogle at obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationc-nh.org.

www.seacoastbikes.org/bwwd.cfm

06/1-7/2012

Various walks are scheduled throughout the week

Walks are scheduled at various locations throughout the week.

The goal is to engage children and adults in walking and raise awareness of walking as a part of a healthy lifestyle. Each person who reaches their chosen goal will receive an 'I Walked NH' patch and a certificate.

obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationlknh.org, 603-225-0900

www.walknh.org/fhc/initiatives/walknh/

06/15/2012

7-9am

Concord: Fossil Fuel Free Friday #1 at Eagle Square

Keeping you motivated to keep green commuting! Stop by on your way to work for complementary bagels and coffee from the Works.

Nik Coates, 603-226-6020, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationnhrpc.org

commutegreennh.org/central-nh.html

06/15/2012

7-9am

Concord: Fossil Fuel Free Friday #1 at Department of Enviromental Services

Keeping you motivated to keep green commuting! Stop by on your way to work for complementary bagels and coffee from the Works.

Jessica Morton, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationes.nh.gov

commutegreennh.org/central-nh.html

06/21/2012

All day

Statewide: 7th Annual National Dump the Pump Day

Sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), the 2012 National Dump the Pump Day is a day that encourages people to ride public transportation and save money, instead of driving a car.

Jill Longval, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationhuarpc.org, or Nik Coates, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationnhrpc.org

www.apta.com

07/20/2012

7-9am

Concord: Fossil Fuel Free Friday #2 at Eagle Square

Keeping you motivated to keep green commuting! Stop by on your way to work for complementary bagels and coffee from the Works.

Nik Coates, 603-226-6020, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationnhrpc.org

commutegreennh.org/central-nh.html

07/20/2012

7-9am

Concord: Fossil Fuel Free Friday #2 at Department of Enviromental Services

Keeping you motivated to keep green commuting! Stop by on your way to work for complementary bagels and coffee from the Works.

Jessica Morton, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationes.nh.gov

commutegreennh.org/central-nh.html

08/17/2012

7-9am

Concord: Fossil Fuel Free Friday #3 at the Statehouse

Keeping you motivated to keep green commuting! Stop by on your way to work for complementary bagels and coffee from the Works.

Nik Coates, 603-226-6020, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationnhrpc.org

commutegreennh.org/central-nh.html

08/17/2012

7-9am

Concord: Fossil Fuel Free Friday #3 at Department of Enviromental Services

Keeping you motivated to keep green commuting! Stop by on your way to work for complementary bagels and coffee from the Works.

Jessica Morton, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationes.nh.gov

commutegreennh.org/central-nh.html

09/21/2012

7-9am

Concord: Fossil Fuel Free Friday #4 at the Statehouse

Keeping you motivated to keep green commuting! Stop by on your way to work for complementary bagels and coffee from the Works.

Nik Coates, 603-226-6020, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationnhrpc.org

commutegreennh.org/central-nh.html

09/21/2012

7-9am

Concord: Fossil Fuel Free Friday #4 at Department of Enviromental Services

Keeping you motivated to keep green commuting! Stop by on your way to work for complementary bagels and coffee from the Works.

Jessica Morton, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationes.nh.gov

commutegreennh.org/central-nh.html

10/19/2012

7-9am

Concord: Fossil Fuel Free Friday #5 at the Statehouse

Keeping you motivated to keep green commuting! Stop by on your way to work for complementary bagels and coffee from the Works.

Nik Coates, 603-226-6020, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationnhrpc.org

commutegreennh.org/central-nh.html

10/19/2012

7-9am

Concord: Fossil Fuel Free Friday #5 at Department of Enviromental Services

Keeping you motivated to keep green commuting! Stop by on your way to work for complementary bagels and coffee from the Works.

Jessica Morton, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationes.nh.gov

commutegreennh.org/central-nh.html

09/22/2012

TBA

Statewide: World Carfree Day

Every September 22, people from around the world get together in the streets, intersections, and neighborhood blocks to remind the world that we don't have to accept our car-dominated society.

Jill Longval, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationhuarpc.org, or Nik Coates, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationnhrpc.org

www.worldcarfree.net/wcfd/

09/24-9/28/2012

TBA

Statewide: National Try Transit Week

This is a great opportunity to try you local transit system and experience the many benefits it has to offer. More details to follow about local promotions

Jill Longval, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationhuarpc.org, or Nik Coates, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationnhrpc.org

commutegreennh.org

10/01-05/2012

TBA

Statewide: National Rideshare Week

National Rideshare Week. More details to follow about local promotions.

Jill Longval, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationhuarpc.org, or Nik Coates, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationnhrpc.org

commutegreennh.org

10/03/2012

All day

Statewide: International Walk to School Day

Walk and Bike to School Day events can be simple or elaborate. See the International Walk to School website for ideas.

Jill Longval, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationhuarpc.org, or Nik Coates, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationnhrpc.org

www.walkbiketoschool.org

05/10/2012

All day

Henniker Community School (students only)

Henniker Community School Bike Rodeo for students. Skills course, helmet and bike checks and lots of fun! Supported by Concord Goodale's Bike Shop.

Peg Keeler, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscation24.org, or Nik Coates, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationnhrpc.org

www.goodalesbikeshop.com

05/11/2012

All day

Pittsfield Elementary School (students only)

Pittsfield Elementary School Bike Rodeo for students. Skills course, helmet and bike checks and lots of fun! Supported by Concord Eastern Mountain Sports.

Mike Curtin, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationld.k12.nh.us, or Nik Coates, obfuscation[email protected]obfuscationnhrpc.org

www.ems.com