Make it Mar Vista Kick Off Ride with LACBC



Join LACBC on Saturday, November 28th, 2015 for Make it Mar Vista, a Small Business Saturday Community Event. Building off the success of the first SBS event in 2014, this year we will invite people from our community and beyond to interact with local businesses, local artists, and each other for a day of true community engagement along our Great Street of Venice Boulevard.

Bicyclists will kick off Make it Mar Vista by riding on the stretch of Venice Blvd designated as one of the Mayor's 15 Great Streets. This family-friendly bike ride is flat and a short 2-mile round trip along Venice Blvd. We welcome bicycle riders of all ages, as we'll be assisted by California Highway Patrol officers and LACBC ride marshals. 

A portion of the route will get a makeover to a pop-up parking protected bike lane as a test to see how this re-design proposed by the City and Council District 11 might work on a more permanent basis. 

After the ride, we will attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Councilmember Mike Bonin. After then, you can enjoy rest of the event on a bike or on your feet. Secure bike parking will be provided.

Meet at 10 a.m. at the southeast corner of Venice & Beethoven, roll at 10:30 a.m..

Bring your helmet (required for children under 18), working bike (or tricycle), water, and big smile!

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Complete Schedule:


10 a.m.

Kick off bike ride on Venice Blvd. with the L, starting at the southeast corner of Venice and Centinela.


11 a.m.

Opening ceremonies at the Main Stage with Councilmember Mike Bonin


12 - 4 p.m. Ongoing Events

- Holiday Shopping at all the Participating Merchants + Artisan Booths

- Mosaic Art Project on the lawn at the Mar Vista Library

- ABC Art Project at A Kids Place

- FREE Childcare at Vineyard Christian Fellowship

- Protected Bike Lane on Venice Blvd between Grand View + Centinela

- Cut-A-Thon Fundraiser at All About Color

- Full-Circle Pottery Festival & Holiday Sale

- Pet Photos + Open House at VCA Animal Hospital

- Making Holiday Cards for the Troops & Veterans at Kids' Craft Area


12 p.m.

- Magic on the Main Stage

- Tricycle Derby in the Protected Bike Lane

- Pottery Demo at Peach Tree Pottery


12:30 p.m.

- Music on the Main Stage

- Free Pilates Mat Class at The Moving Joint


1 p.m.

- Clay Activities for Kids at Full-Circle Pottery


1:15 p.m.

- Kickstart Dance Troupe at the Main Stage


1:45 p.m.

- Grand View Blvd Dance troupe on the Main Stage


2:15 p.m.

- Music on the Main Stage


3 p.m.

- Folklorico Dance Troupe on the Main Stage

- Weaving Demo at Full-Circle Pottery


November 28, 2015 at 10:30am - 3:30pm
Venice and Beethoven
12824 Venice Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90066
United States
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