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Outdoors events
For the week of Jan. 21-27
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This week

"Beekeeping," Cumming. Learn the importance of beekeeping, its history and how to become a beekeeper. Forsyth County Master Gardeners. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Saturday, Forsyth County Public Library, 585 Dahlonega Road, Cumming. 770-887-2418.

Bike ride, Cumming. Chicken City Cyclists. Moderate ride, more than 30 miles. 10 a.m. Saturday, leaves from Concord Baptist Church, 6905 Concord Road, Cumming. 770-534-7075 or unnoldl@charter.net.

Upcoming

Gardening Outside the Lines, Cumming. Michele Ambler will teach how to apply landscape design basics with your unique style. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Jan. 30, Forsyth County Public Library, 585 Dahlonega Road, Cumming. 770-887-2418.

Bike ride, Gainesville. Chicken City Cyclists. More than 30 miles, hilly. 10 a.m. Jan. 30, leaves from the Bolling Mill boat ramp parking lot, off Cool Springs Road, Gainesville. 770-534-7075 or unnoldl@charter.net.

Bike ride, Gainesville. Chicken City Cyclists. More than 40 miles, hilly. 10 a.m. Feb. 6, leaves from Corinth Baptist Church, intersection of Mount Vernon Road and Ga. 60, Gainesville. 770-534-7075 or unnoldl@charter.net.

Falconry Experience, Helen. Learn about falconry with Buster Brown of the Georgia Falconry Association. 2-5 p.m. Feb. 7, Smithgall Woods Conservation Park, 61 Tsalaki Trail, Helen. Preregistration required. $20 adults, kids free; $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Bike ride, Gainesville. Chicken City Cyclists. Moderate, more than 40 miles to Creekside Deli in Cleveland. 10 a.m. Feb. 13, leaves from Dewberry Church, intersection of Clarks Bridge Road and Glade Farm Road, Cleveland. 770-534-7075 or unnoldl@charter.net.

Winter Botany, Helen. Plant identification without using leaves. 1-4 p.m. Feb. 20, Smithgall Woods Conservation Park, 61 Tsalaki Trail, Helen. Preregistration required. $5; $5 parking. 800-573-9659 ext. 305.

Ongoing

Triathlon Club, Gainesville. New club forming to train for triathlons. No experience needed. 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Fit 2 Tri Store, intersection of South Enota Drive and Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. 770-712-9129 or jesse.k.turk@gmail.com.

ISI Cycling ride, Gainesville. Three group rides with varying speeds and distances. No ride if in rain or temperature less than 38 degrees. 7:30 a.m. Saturdays, Corinth Baptist Church, 3590 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. Free. 678-231-0417.

ISI Cycling ride, Gainesville. Pace restricted. 17-mile ride, 7:30 a.m. Sundays, Corinth Baptist Church, 3590 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville; 35 mile ride. No ride in rain or temperature less than 38 degrees. 1 p.m. Sundays, Kroger Shopping Center, 3630 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. 678-231-0417.

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