This week’s calendar

07/23/2011 8:50 AM by

Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour; Shadows of Shockoe Ghost Tour; Uncivil Wards; Patrick Henry’s Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death Speech Reenactments; City Council Formal Meeting; Transition Handbook Study Group; CAR meeting; Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand; 7th District meeting; Adult Computer Class ; Creative Writing class @ Robinson Theater; Fairfield Court Tenants Council; Variety Dance Class @ Robinson Theater; 4th Annual Summer Block Party; MORE…

Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour

Sat Jul 23 9:00 pm
Birthplace of the American Revolution, and home to a notorious Civil War spy, Church Hill\’s colorful past has produced a cadre of restless spirits in its buildings, its graveyards, and under its streets!

Cloaked in the shadows of the quaint and historical Church Hill neighborhood, this tour includes the following spirited tales:

Crazy Bet\’s stomping grounds
Poe\’s first and last love
The oldest public cemetery in Richmond
And more…

Shadows of Shockoe Ghost Tour

Sat Jul 23 9:00 pm
Your Ghost Host will guide you on a fascinating nighttime exploration of Shockoe Bottom, the oldest and most haunted neighborhood in Richmond, where over 400 years of history have produced an ample share of those caught between this world and the next.

Hear tales of the mysterious, tragic and downright terrifying things that have led to numerous reports of paranormal activity along the tour route including:

The Old Stone House
Church Hill tunnel collapse
Civil War Hospitals
And more…

Uncivil Wards

Sat Jul 23 !1:00 pm
Retrace the steps of those who suffered off the battlefield during the Civil War. The Uncivil Wards tour takes guests on a journey through the section of old Richmond where inmates and patients fought for survival while citizens struggled to cope with and quarter the overwhelming flood of war casualties and POWs, and where slaves were incarcerated while awaiting their fate on the auction block.

this dark history (non-ghost) tour includes stops at several Civil War hospital and prison sites, including:

Building that housed 2nd Alabama Hospital
Site of Libby Prison
Site of Lumpkin\’s Slave Jail
And more…

Join us for this special non-ghost, dark history tour.
Limited time only. Purchase your tickets today

Patrick Henry’s Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death Speech Reenactments

Sun Jul 24 1:00 pm
St. John’s Church Foundation invites you to join us for historical reenactments of the
Second Virginia Convention of March 1775. In the presence of Washington, Jefferson
and other notable Virginians, Patrick Henry delivered his passionate call for liberty,
uttering the immortal words, “give me liberty or give me death!”

1:00 p.m. Free tickets are distributed at the front door
1:30 p.m. Patriotic music program
2:00 p.m. Reenactment begins

Reenactment Dates: May 29th, June 5th, June 12th, June 19th, June 26th, July 3rd, July 4th, July 10th, July 17th, July 24th, July 31st,
August 7th, August 14th, August 21st, August 28th and September 4th

City Council Formal Meeting

Mon Jul 25 6:00 pm
Every 2nd and 4th Mon – Responsible for deciding official Council action, which includes discussing, adopting, rejecting, and amending laws and approving the budget. Formal meetings include a time for pubic comment and are televised live on the local PBS station and are replayed in Richmond on Government Access Channel 17, beginning at Noon and 7:00 p.m. daily.

Richmond Council Chambers, Richmond City Hall, 2nd floor; 900 E. Broad Street

Typically the second and fourth Monday of each month; 6:00-8:30 p.m. (With the exception of August, when no Formal meetings are held, and holidays)

Transition Handbook Study Group

Mon Jul 25 6:30 pm
Join Transition Richmond at Globehopper Coffeehouse on Tuesday evenings as we learn how to be positive agents for change in a post-peak-oil world. Visit our facebook page for more info. All are welcome

CAR meeting

Tue Jul 26 3:30 pm
Every 4th Tuesday at 5th Floor Conference Room of City Hall

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Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand

Tue Jul 26 4:00 pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4-6 PM.
2107 Jefferson Ave, 23223

Farm Stand Opens March 22, 2011.
Fresh Veggies from our Farm, Veggie Seedlings & More! (located in Manchester District at West 9th and Bainbridge Sts).

7th District meeting

Wed Jul 27 6:30 pm
Councilwoman Newbille, Richmond City Council, East End 7th District, will hold a meeting in the East End 7th District on Wednesday, July 27, 2011, from 6:30-8PM at EDI on 25th Street.


Adult Computer Class

Wed Jul 27 10:00 am
At the East End Library – Meet the Mouse. Very basic instruction for the complete novice who doesn’t like computers, has to learn to use one, and is ready to have some fun. Class size is limited. First come, first serve.

Creative Writing class @ Robinson Theater

Wed Jul 27 2:00 pm
Writing is more than just essay papers. Express your creative mind through this writing class geared towards middle-high school age and up. Cost: $5

Fairfield Court Tenants Council

Wed Jul 27 5:00 pm
Every 4th Wed at 2506 Phaup Street

Variety Dance Class @ Robinson Theater

Thu Jul 28 3:00 pm
Dance class provided at the Robinson Theater teaching a variety of genres including jazz, modern and ballet. Specifically for ages 6-12, but others are welcome to attend. Cost: $5

4th Annual Summer Block Party

Fri Jul 29 6:00 pm
Best part of summer on the corner of Q & 29th is our annual community block party! FREE food, sno cones, bounce house, music, variety of entertainment, games, special guest Books on Wheels with free books and bike repair and more! Drop-by or stay the whole time. All ages are welcome and encouraged to attend.



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