Morehouse Parish Chapter of American Bikers Active Towards Education will have membership drive, “Skeeter Run and Bike Games,” at 11 a.m. July 27 at Skeeter's Social Club.

ABATE is a non-profit organization, whose purpose is to educate people and promote a positive image of motorcyclists. Its mission is to educate people, dispel negative images of bikers, fight for road freedoms and rights of all motorists, pedestrians and even bicyclists. Membership in ABATE is open to all motorcyclists from all walks of life, riding all types of motorcycles. The organization is affiliated with national rights groups such as the American Motorcycle Association, National Coalition of Motorcyclists and the Motorcycle Riders Foundation. The event will include a fun run, bike games, food and drinks, vendors, door prizes, tricycle races, horseshoe tournament, pool tournament and live music. There is a $5 registration fee. For more information on the organization, visit