The Third Annual Chicago Theater Bike Ride: Love Hard will take place Saturday, Sept. 9, at Foster Beach, 5200 N. Lake Shore Dr.
The ceremony will be at 11 a.m., with the first ride wave at 12 p.m. A community potluck barbecue will start at 1:30 p.m.
It's a organization that will benefit The Actors Fund, a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment ( ActorsFund.org ); and The Emergency Aid Fund, which has assisted community members with funeral and apartment fire expenses with proceeds from the first two Rides.
The Ride will host a benefit at Four Moon Tavern, 1847 W. Roscoe St., on Monday, July 31, 5-8 p.m.
Organizers seek rider sponsorships, which include logo placement on the website, T-shirts and the race day banner; visit LoveHardBikeRide.org/sponsors.html .