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Greenway Glow

June 18
7 p.m.-1 a.m.
Free ($10 donation suggested); $25 registration for run/bike (plus $75 in pledges
Art, Benefits,Parties,Receptions, Cycling, Festivals, Sports - Participatory
As many cyclists know, the Midtown Greenway is a main drag for riders. The bike and walking trail provides crucial pavement that bicyclists use to get from one area of Minneapolis to another, and to connect to other trails and pathways. It's used for recreation as well as commuting. At the annual Greenway Glow, the trail becomes an art party. The event, which benefits the Greenway, features dozens of artist installations and performances, all lit up for the night. The 10-mile bike ride and 5K fun run/walks raise even more money, while after parties at Eastlake Craft Brewery and Taco Cat in the Midtown Global Market keep the celebration going. To register, visit greenwayglow.kintera.org.
PROMOTIONAL EVENT DESCRIPTION Greenway Glow Join the Midtown Greenway Coalition for a nighttime arts festival, bike ride, and 5K run/walk. The arts festival kicks-off with the “Family Glow” for kids (7–9 p.m.) and ends with an after-party at Eastlake Brewery until 1 a.m. FREE, with a $10 donation encouraged. The 5K run/walk and bike ride are fundraisers for the Greenway. Participants get free Taco Cat tacos, Eastlake Brewery beer (must be 21), and glow-in-the-dark shirts. Entry fee $30, plus $75 in pledges/donations.