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October 2015

Boardman River Trail Work Bee

October 22, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
United States

Want to help get trail on the ground? Make plans to join Boardman River Trail Ambassadors for a work bee this Thursday, October 22nd. The group will meet at the Oleson Bridge Trailhead. The work bee will from 9-3 or however long you're able to help. Bring gloves and weather related gear, water and a lunch. RSVP with Dick Naperala at 231-590-0873. Can't make this one? Don't worry, there are more to come in the next few weeks if the…

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November 2015

Vasa Headwaters Work Bee

November 14, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Vasa Pathway Trailhead, Bartlett Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Warm and dry weather conditions this fall helped the DNR and loggers complete the salvage logging project on the Headwaters 5K section of the Vasa Pathway. The project served to remove downed aspen trees that fell in this summer’s August 2nd wind storm that took out thousands of trees in the region while creating a more sustainable forest populated with longer-lived tree species with the focus on long-term recreation and public enjoyment. TART Trails’ volunteers are now out grading and leveling the…

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December 2015

Jingle Bell 5k Run/Walk

December 20, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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This year’s Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walkwill take runners and walkers in a counter clockwise loop around the streets of downtown Traverse City Starting at the Park Place Dome. The course will take everyone west on Front St. to start the evening starting at 5:30pm. All runners are encouraged to wear reflective clothing, headlamps, glow sticks, or holiday lights for visibility. Festive attire is highly encouraged and may be rewarded with prizes! Visit www.tctcjinglebellrun.com for complete details.

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November 2016

Traverse City Turkey Trot for Charities

November 24, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Thirlby Field, 400 W 13th St
Traverse City , MI 49686 Select a Country:
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Get your gobble on! The 9th Annual Traverse City Turkey Trot for Charities has been a family favorite for the past nine years. We start Thanksgiving day off right with two different race distances; a 5K and a 5 mile, to promote healthy lifestyles as well as give back to local charities. All runners receive a commemorative long-sleeved Turkey Trot t-shirt as well as draw string style grab bag loaded with bottled water, coupons and SWAG worth well more than…

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January 2017

Boardman Lake Trail Ambassador Training

January 26, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Traverse Area District Library, 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Do you want to get more involved in supporting work on the Boardman Lake Trail? Want to be part of the network of Ambassadors that assist with trail watch, snow removal, gardening & landscaping, identifying maintenance needs, supporting trail-side events and more? If you answered yes, then please join us for a special Boardman Lake Trail Ambassador Training later this month. Here are the details: When: Thursday, January 26, 5:30-7:00 PM Where: Traverse Area District Library on Woodmere, McGuire Room,…

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April 2017

TART Trails’ Work Bee

April 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Celebrate Earth Day with TART Trails! TART is hosting spring work bees in various locations along the trail network on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10:00 am - noon. If you have any questions or are interested in leading a work bee please contact Chris Kushman, TART Trails' Planning and Management Director, ckushman@traversetrails.org, 231.941.4300. The 2017 Work Bee locations and meeting places are: TART Trail Clean-up - 3 Mile Rd to Hastings St 3 Mile & Parsons - across from Metro fire Leelanau Trail Clean-up…

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June 2017

R-A-B Bike Swap

June 3, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Old Town Parking Garage, 125 E. 8th St.
Traverse City, MI 49684 United States
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Sell or buy any fun and funky or plain and practical used bikes at the 7th annual Recycle-A-Bicycle Bike Swap. This much anticipated event kicks off Smart Commute Week and is the perfect time to become the new owner of a summer cruiser or upgrade a child's’ bike. The R-A-B Bike Swap is for anyone who wants to sell and/or purchase an unused or out-grown bicycle or bike accessory. Accessories include bike trailers, hitches, bike racks and sometimes frames and wheels.…

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September 2017

Leelanau Harvest Tour

September 16, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Suttons Bay High School, 500 South Elm Street
Suttons Bay, Mi 49682 Select a Country:
$30 - $110

REGISTER HERE! The Leelanau Harvest Tour is a great biking adventure for both families and single riders as the fall colors begin to show and apple trees are laden with fruit. Leaving from the Suttons Bay High School, routes of approximately 20, 40, 65, and 100 miles wind throughout beautiful Leelanau County on excellent paved roads passing by farms, orchards, vineyards, dunes, and through quaint villages. So come, ride, relax, and enjoy all that this beautiful peninsula has to offer.…

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November 2017

Vasa Work Bees

November 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Vasa Pathway Trailhead, Bartlett Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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TART Trails is hosting Wednesday night work bees on the Vasa Pathway through the rest of summer and there's a lot of work to do! The work accomplished through these work bees will result in less erosion and sand, safer lines, improved sight distances, and a better overall trail experience for all users. We're in need of 5 people on the ground each week. Volunteer crews will meet at the Bartlett Rd trailhead every Wednesday @ 4pm, shifts are approximately…

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Volunteer Appreciation Party

November 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Jolly Pumpkin, 13512 Peninsula Dr
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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FREE

Have you volunteered for TART Trails? Donated time to work on the trails or on behalf of TART in any way, shape or form? Then you're invited! Please join us for our annual Volunteer Appreciation Party. It's a great opportunity to mingle and meet other volunteers, learn more about our volunteer program, and let us shower you with gratitude. This is our chance to thank you in person and get all of us under the same roof to celebrate all we have accomplished over the…

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