This week’s calendar

08/13/2011 9:49 AM by

Chimborazo Elementary School PTA Meeting; Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour; Shadows of Shockoe Ghost Tour; Uncivil Wards; Patrick Henry’s Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death Speech Reenactments; Church Hill Central Civic Association; RECYCLING WEEK; Church Hill Association; Nathaniel Bacon Civic Association; Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand; Adult Computer Class ; Union Hill Civic Association; Whitcomb Court Tenant Council; RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park; MORE…

Chimborazo Elementary School PTA Meeting

Sat Aug 13 6:30 pm
Come find out what is happening at Chimborazo! 3000 East Marshall St.

Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour

Sat Aug 13 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 Aug 13 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 Aug 13 !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 Aug 14 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

Church Hill Central Civic Association

Mon Aug 15 7:00 pm
Every third Monday of each month
Picnic meeting in August at the Tricycle Gardens’ orchard 1626 N 27th Street


Mon Aug 15 7:00 pm

Church Hill Association

Tue Aug 16 7:00 pm
Every 3rd Tues

Nathaniel Bacon Civic Association

Tue Aug 16 5:30 pm
3rd Tues at Nathaniel Bacon

Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand

Tue Aug 16 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).

Adult Computer Class

Wed Aug 17 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.

Union Hill Civic Association

Wed Aug 17 7:00 pm
Every 3rd Wednesday

Whitcomb Court Tenant Council

Wed Aug 17 5:30 pm
Every 3rd Wed at Whitcomb Court Rec Center

RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park

Thu Aug 18

The RVA Hoop Lovers are in Chimborazo Park each Thursday night from 7pm-Sunset at the large gazebo. The RVA Hoop Lovers bring piles of hoops, music, and loads of energy to share with everyone that would like to join in on the fun, and learn more about Hoop Dance. We’ve been having a BLAST



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