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Tom has been Executive director of Oakdale Neighbors since June of 2005 and has a passion for developing Boston Square Community Bikes into a keystone of the community.

Bicycle Donation Drive

Boston Square flyer

Cleaning our your garage? Getting ready for winter? Join us for cider and donuts, and donate your bicycle¬†to Boston Square Community Bikes. The Bicycle Donation Drive is on Saturday, November 1, 2014, 1-5 PM. Can’t make it on November 1? Call or email at 248.2848 or and we’ll pick up your donated bike. For more information, visit

[L]Earn-a-Bike Starts Next Week

Learn-a-bike logo[L]Earn-a-Bike is a free class where you learn about bikes and bike repair. You earn a free bike as you learn.

  • Attend five¬†three-hour classes.
  • Pick out a bike and work on it during class.
  • After five classes and four volunteer hours, receive your free bike with a free helmet, light, and lock.
  • Applicants are selected based on interest, commitment, punctuality, contribution and need.
  • [L]Earn-a-Bike is for anyone ages 18 and above.
  • [L]Earn-a-Bike is free but donations are gratefully accepted.

[L]Earn-a-Bike starts with orientation on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 6 PM at Boston Square Community Bikes. Call 248.2848 to register.