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Clara Hughes: “Big Ride” – Carnival
June 14, 2014 @ 6:00 am - 11:00 am
June 14th Carnival Events: Carnival Poster
Everyone in Winnipeg and all of rural Manitoba is welcome to this huge celebration of Clara at the Park.
Clara Hughes Recreation Park (CHRP), 281 Henderson Ave, Winnipeg (about three blocks north of RedWood Ave)
11:00am: Moksha Kildonan will start Clara’s Carnival with a family friendly Yoga class at 11:00 a.m., “to relieve tension, to prepare for being ‘open’ that day, and just to do good things with our body” says Tessa. Moksha is sponsoring Yoga throughout the day, and lots of prizes at the social in the evening.
12:00pm: Events for the whole family
- “Fat Levels” will leave kids in awe with their “bike trials” performance riding;
- Mountain Equipment Co-Op will be running a “Kids Cross” bike race on a cyclo-cross course for young, and young at heart, folks in the back grassy fields at CHRP;
- MPI will be doing bike skills and safety courses for kids and adults in the hockey rink;
- Many tents and booths will be set up to talk about bike helmets, sharing resources about mental health and resources, including mental health first-aid.
230-330pm: Clara;s arrival to CHRP
There will also be an “Interactive Art Project” run by Art Beat Studio using painted bike parts to create a mural sponsored by Western Safety Sign. If all goes well, it will be mounted on one of the busiest streets in the Winnipeg….Portage Avenue.
4:00 p.m: things will be winding down at CHRP with a relaxing Yoga class, and a well-earned break before the evening’s festivities.
7:00 p.m :“Clara’s BIG Social” will kick off for a super fun evening at the Manitoba Museum