People living in Almonte, Pakenham, or Ottawa’s west end may be interested to know that June is Bicycle Month in Mississippi Mills.
It celebrates cycling with a series of bicycle-themed events that take place throughout the month, and usually includes guided rides, parades, educational events, and other bicycle related activities. Most are free and many are family orientated events. This years rides include bird watching cycling tours, rides for “Slow Spokes” (typically 14 to 16 km/h covering a distance of 10 to 20 kilometres), and a Tri-Brew Tour, which will showcase three local breweries in Mississippi Mills. Click here for a schedule of all the events that will be taking place this June.
For those of you who may not be very familiar with Mississippi Mills, it’s an amalgamation of numerous small towns in Lanark County in an area immediately adjacence to Ottawa’s western boundary. Its administrative centre is located in Almonte.