Outdoor Chattanooga offers free courses tonight. (Photo: Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee)

Learn to ride a bicycle
Are your bike skills a little rusty? Have you never ridden a bike before? Outdoor Chattanooga is offering free instructional courses at both 4 and 6 p.m. in Coolidge Park. The courses will cover balancing, safety and mechanical skills. Registration is required. The classes are free to attend, however. Register by calling 423-643-6888. All participants must wear a helmet.

When: 4 and 6 p.m.
Where: 200 River St.
How much: Free

“The Folklore of Plants” at GreenSpaces
Ray Zimmerman, author and poet, will visit GreenSpaces tonight to present a lecture called “The Folklore of Plants” from 6 to 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Click here for more information.

When: 6–8 p.m.
Where: 63 E. Main St.
How much: Free