special events 33 spe- cial events The 29th Annual Bike Swap promotes bicycle transportation & recreation and benefits bike safety education by providing a community venue for buying and selling working-condition bicycles and related equipment. This event is made possible by Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission (APRC), Rogue Valley Transportation District (RVTD) and City of Ashland’s Fire Department, Police Department and Transportation Commission. If you are interested in sponsoring the 2019 Bike Swap, please contact APRC Promotions Coordinator, Dorinda Cottle, at dorinda.cottle@ashland.or.us or 541.552.2265. If you are interested in selling, items for sale can be dropped off at The Grove on Friday, April 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. and again on Saturday, April 6, from 8 to 10 a.m. If you are interested in buying a bicycle, the swap will be open to the public on Saturday, April 6, from noon to 2 p.m. The event will take place at The Grove, 1195 East Main Street in Ashland. Admission into the Swap is $1 per person. After March 4, 2019, call the APRC main office at 541.488.5340 for more information or visit RVTD.org/bikeswap. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact APRC Volunteer & Event Coordinator, Lori Ainsworth, at lori.ainsworth@ashland.or.us or 541.552.2264. A big thank you to all the 2018 sponsors, exhibitors and volunteers for making the 2018 Bear Creek Salmon Festival so successful! CHINOOK SALMON ($1,000+) Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission (APRC) BLACK BEAR ($500+) Bureau of Land Management—Medford, OR District Rogue River Watershed Council BEAVER ($250+) The Freshwater Trust Jefferson Public Radio Recology Ashland Watchable Wildlife Wildlife Images SALAMANDER ($100+) Alan D. Miller’s Renaissance Landscape & Design Daddy Ramen Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District Thank you Bear Creek Salmon Festival Supporters! Ashland Community Bike Swap — Saturday, April 6 11