Atlanta non-profit bike cooperative to host fifth annual Broken Hearts and Bicycle Parts benefit party and bicycle scavenger hunt on March 6 - 7, 2009
Contact: Rachael Spiewak, 404-425-9989, email@example.com, http://www.sopobikes.org
Who: Sopo Bike Co-op, Atlanta's nonprofit community bicycle repair shop.
What: Broken Hearts and Bicycle Parts is a weekend of friend and fundraising events for Sopo Bicycle Co-op, including a benefit show on Friday night at Lenny's Bar and an Alley Cat (bicycle scavenger hunt) on Saturday night. Last year's event drew 150 cyclists, and raised $2,000 for the co-op.
The benefit show features entertainment by Brittany Bosco, Futureshock, Atlanta Sedition Orchestra, and the Krewe of Grateful Gluttons (Lenny's Bar, 21+, $5 or free with Alley Cat Preregistration, 9 pm until close). The couples Alley Cat meets at Graveyard Tavern, and will take teams of two on a semi-competitive tour of the city, ending at Wonderroot for prizes and food (18+, $20 per couple or $12 per single entry, 6 pm, Preregister online at www.sopobikes.org). Prizes mostly given for style, with some for speed. Helmets, lights, and locks strongly encouraged.
Brittany Bosco - City of Nowhere: http://www.stereocupcake.com/music/nowhere.mp3
Futureshock - Partyline: http://sopobikes.org/static/futureshock-partyline.mp3
When: March 6-7, 2009. Full event details available at: www.sopobikes.org/events/broken-hearts
Where: Sopo Bicycle Cooperative, 465-C Flat Shoals Ave, Atlanta, GA 30316
Graveyard Tavern, 1245 Glenwood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA, 30316
Wonderroot, 982 Memorial Drive, Atlanta, GA 30316
Lenny's Bar, 486 Decatur Street SE Atlanta, GA 30312
How to get involved: Community members are invited to attend and participate in all events (see above for age restrictions). Sopo is still looking for prizes and food donations. All contributions are tax deductible.
Event Poster: http://tr.im/fp78
Sopo is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that operates a community bicycle repair shop founded in 2004 by bike lovers in Atlanta. The volunteer-based do-it-yourself shop is open 7 pm - 10 pm Tuesdays, Wednesday, and Thursdays, and 2 pm - 6 pm Saturdays and Sundays. It is located at 465-C Flat Shoals Ave., Atlanta, 30316, behind the Australian Bakery. For more information, visit www.sopobikes.org or call 404-425-9989.
This is always a really good time, for a really good cause.