Bicycle Safety Event

Fifty bicycle helmets will be given away this Saturday, July 16 at Riverwalk Market Fair, starting at 9 a.m. in the Sesquicentennial Legacy Plaza (parking lot by the Post Office). A trained staff person from Hennepin County Medical Center will be on hand to make sure the helmet fits properly to each child’s head. The free helmets are provided by Hennepin Medical, KSTC Channel 45 TV and AAA.

Representatives from the Northfield Police Department will also stop in during the bike helmet giveaway and meet with kids to make sure they are aware of the “I got caught” program. This program allows Northfield Police to “catch” kids wearing helmets and following bicycle safety rules and rewarding them with a “ticket” that can be redeemed for a Dairy Queen ice cream cone.