Folks in the Brunswick area should round up the kids - and the kid-sized bikes - on Saturday and head over to the Walmart parking lot for the 18th Annual Brunswick Bike Rodeo/Family Safety Day.


The event is from 9 a.m. to noon and it's free to the public. Get bike safety checks, check out displays from local organizations and get help with helmet adjustments, and try out the bike safety course. Kids who complete the course can enter a drawing for a new bike. There's also free food - while it lasts - and music.


Sounds like a morning the whole family can enjoy.


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