Cue the countdown! Only a few days separate us from the start of the 2019 CicLAvia season. In the meantime, we've gathered some free opportunities to learn, exercise, volunteer, and have fun this week.
Enjoy exploring, and we'll see you Sunday, March 3 at CicLAvia–Culver City Meets Mar Vista + Palms.
- The Lincoln Heights Branch Library is hosting a free Mandarin Chinese class for adults and school-aged children at 4pm. No prior Chinese language experience required.
- Explore local vendors at the Wilmington Farmers Market at Providence Little Mary Community Health & Wellness Center from 8am–2pm.
February 26 + 27
- Join Operation Firefly with the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC). Lend a helping hand with LACBC staff and volunteers by handing out bike lights to those who don’t have them yet. They’ll be in East LA at the intersection of Whittier and Arizona from 4:30–7pm on Tuesday, February 26. | RSVP
- LACBC will also be set up in Cudahy at the intersection of Atlantic Ave and Clara St from 4:30–7pm on Wednesday, February 27. | RSVP
- Shavasana and a sea breeze make for a meditative mid-week activity. Head to Long Beach for yoga on the bluffs overlooking the ocean. Free daily classes are offered from 12–1pm by Yogulation.
- Explore new exercises during a free, beginners Tai Chi class by the water in Long Beach, from 12–1pm.
- Grand Park's popular yoga sessions return for a new season! Kick-start your weekend with this free opportunity to relax, rejuvenate, and re-energize from 12:15–1:00 pm.
- Grab some friends and stroll through Artists & Fleas LA in Venice, a vibrant, artistic community that gathers every Saturday to offer a line-up of art, design, food, and vintage merchants. Find them near the corner of Westminster Avenue Elementary School at the corner of Abbot Kinney and Westminster from 11am–4:30pm.
- It's the first CicLAvia of 2019! This Sunday, Culver City and the Los Angeles neighborhoods of Mar Vista and Palms will host the country’s largest open streets event. Rain or shine, streets along the route will be closed to cars and open for cyclists, pedestrians, runners, and skaters alike to use as recreational space. See you in the open streets.