Tour the town by bike next Sunday

Cyclists are invited to join the free Bike-Arlington Tour next Sunday as part of local celebrations for Bay State Bike Week. The annual event will travel along the Minuteman Bikeway and local roads, and feature informational stops along the way, according to the town’s Bicycle Advisory Committee. It will start and end at the Medford Boat Club, with riders meeting at 9:30 a.m. in the parking lot on the Medford side of the Mystic Lake Dam, off Mystic Valley Parkway; the tour will include the new Alewife Greenway Path in East Arlington, and a brief stop at the Thompson School construction site. Helmets are required, and participants are asked to bring something to drink.