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County Hosts Bicycle Rodeo for kids ages 5 to 13, Sat. Mar 28th

To mark Bicycle Safety Month (which is March here in Florida), Alachua County is hosting a bicycle rodeo during the Youth Fair and Livestock Show Saturday, March 28th.

The fair takes place at the county fairgrounds (2900 NE 39th Ave), and the bicycle rodeo portion begins at 9am. . The rodeo will begin at 9 a.m., and is open to kids ages 5-13. Kids must brink the bicycle and helmet to participate, and wear appropriate clothes and closed toe shoes. Every rider will get a certificate for participating, and a chance for to win door prizes.

Registration is requested by calling 384-3106 or e-mailing names and ages of kids to Lorraine Williams at lsw@alachuacounty.us. More information about the Youth Fair is available at http://www.alachuacounty.us/government/depts/comm/pressreleases.aspx?pr_id=7725, or by calling Cindy Sanders at 955-2402.

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