Can’t say there’s nothing to do this weekend! Have fun wherever you go and RIDE SAFE!
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, MAY 17-19: New York City Tattoo Convention, Roseland Ballroom, 239 W. 52nd St., New York, NY; Come get inked, join the tattoo competition, or just come see the sights. World- famous artists from all over the world, vendors, stage shows.
SATURDAY, MAY 18: Breast Cancer Benefit in Memory of Janet D’Ambrosio, 4:00 p.m., Motorcycle Run Signup with Breakfast at Humpy’s, Central Ave., Schenectady, from 10:00-11:30 a.m., ride to Forrester Club, Gloversville, NY; Food, music, prizes, raffles; $20 pp, $30 per couple.
SATURDAY, MAY 18: The Jury MC Annual May Party, 12:00 p.m., $10 in advance, $15 at the gate; Google Jury Mc Web Page or call the Clubhouse: (518) 747-6726.
SATURDAY, MAY 18: 5th Annual Captain John Mckenna IV Run. Leaves Hudson Falls American Legion, 72 Pearl Street at 11am. $15/ person. For more info call (518) 361-6410.
SATURDAY, MAY 18: 2nd Annual Robert Cafici PTSD Awareness Benefit, 2:00 p.m., The Main Event, 1815 Broadhollow Rd., Farmingdale, NY; Dinner, live music, DJ, Chinese Auction; $40 in advance, $50 day of event; www.bootsonthegroundny.com , For more info: Frankie Bania @ 631-294-5248.
SATURDAY, MAY 18: Highwaymen MC West Poker Run, 12:00 Noon, TA Romans, 5942 Rome-Taberg Rd., Rome, NY.
SUNDAY, MAY 19: FREE D.U.P.A. (Documenting Unjust Police Aggression) SEMINAR for ALL bikers and motorcyclists on Sunday, May 19th, 2013, from 1:00-4:00 p.m., at Petrocelli Photography Photo Studio, 872 Old Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY. The seminar will offer a clear insight as to your rights to film/record and document unjust police aggression. Guest Speakers: Attorney Ben Rabin (Legal Right), Mike Willig (Constitutional Right), Hank McGrath & Lisa Petrocelli. Security specialist and professional videographer, Harold Bryant, “Large” (discussion of his recent illegal stop), and biker rights advocate Dave Tumor Combs will display various audio/video equipment motorcyclists may use to safely record an “unusual encounter” – for their safety. ALL BIKERS AND MOTORCYCLISTS are free to attend. Clubs are encouraged to send at least one representative who will be able to share this important and valuable information with his fellow club members. For more information contact the Center via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Hank McGrath at (518) 810-1430 or Lisa at (518) 210-4145.
SUNDAY, MAY 19: Benefit and Ride to Help Homeless Veterans, 11:00 a.m., Forrester’s Club, 213 E. State St. Ext., Gloversville, NY; Food, music, fun; $10 pp.; Info call Linda 518-725-0660.
SUNDAY, MAY 19: 3rd Annual Chris “Hammer” Detroye Memorial Run. Leaves The Long Horn Restaurant & Pub, Lake Luzerne at noon. $10/person or $15/ couple. For more info call (518) 415-6598.
SUNDAY, MAY 19: Lonelyones MC 32nd Annual Motorcycle Blessing, McKinley Mall, 3701 McKinley Pkwy., Buffalo, NY; Info: call “Shotgun Bob” Brooks @ 716-649-1829 or email: email@example.com .
SUNDAY, MAY 19: Miracle Ride Supporting Children, Reg. 8:30-10:00 a.m., Spinning Wheel Restaurant, 7384 Thompson Rd., N. Syracuse, NY; Register online or call 315-464-4416 or www.foundationforupstate.org/MiracleRide .
SUNDAY, MAY 19: Second Annual Caroga Cares About Cancer Motorcycle Run, 12:00-7:30 p.m., Vrooman’s Hotel, 2040 State Highway 10 Caroga Lake, NY; Please join us for our 2nd Annual fundraiser to benefit the Cancer Services Program of Fulton and Montgomery Counties, as well as the RI Women’s Cancer Screening Program; Meet 11:00 a.m. at Adirondack Harley-Davidson, 106 Bellen Rd., Broadalbin, NY; Tickets $20.
SUNDAY, MAY 19: Fire & Iron MC Thunder in the Creek, Reg. 9:00-11:00 a.m., Oswego County Fairgrounds, Pre-Reg. $15 driver, $10 rider; Day of ride $20 driver, $15 rider; Beer, Music, Food, proceeds donated to Food Bank of Central NY; Pre-sale gathering 1-6 PM at Ma Barker’s, Pulaski, April 21; Vendors wanted! www.fireandironstation1438.com .
SUNDAY, MAY 19: Legacy Ride, Registration at 10 am, Kickstands up at Noon with one stop at the Albany VA and party to follow at American Legion POST 701.
SUNDAY, MAY 19: Bikers For Life Foundation Presents BOWLING FOR BIKERS, 2:00-6:00 p.m., Thunderbird Lanes, Syracuse .
MONDAY, MAY 20: Freedom Ride to the Capitol, 12:00-2:00 p.m., Ride begins at Samson’s Bar & Family Restaurant, Castleton, NY; Info: 888-344-4400 or www.abateny.org/index.html
Humpy’s – Bike Night every Thursday with Guest Bartenders (all year round)! 2197 Central Avenue, Colonie (518) 370-5667. Always a good time! http://www.humpysinc.com/
Rookies, 1526 VanVranken Ave., Schenectady, NY 518-280-4446 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rookies-Sports-Bar-Grill/253406464704737
Silver Spur Saloon, 4353 Rte. 32, Catskill, NY
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Rookie’s Sports Bar
Satan Cycles www.satancyclesonline.com
Sawmill Tavern www.the-saw-mill.com