This week’s calendar

09/17/2011 10:24 AM by

Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour; Shadows of Shockoe Ghost Tour; Union Hill Neighborhood Clean-up; Church Hill Central Civic Association; Transition Handbook Study Group; Church Hill Association; Nathaniel Bacon Civic Association; Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand; Adult Computer Class ; Union Hill Civic Association; Whitcomb Court Tenant Council; Green Lunch with Nick Cooney; RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park; Union Hill Community Garden Planting; MORE…

Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour

Sat Sep 17 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 Sep 17 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…

Union Hill Neighborhood Clean-up

Sat Sep 17 2:00 pm
Help beautify RVA by cleaning up the 1800 block of O St. on Sat. Sept, 17th from 2-4pm. We\’ll meet at the corner of N 20th & O St. Wear sturdy shoes, and bring your own water bottle and gloves if you have them. Free snacks and water, as well as disposable gloves, trash pickers, and bags will be provided.

Church Hill Central Civic Association

Mon Sep 19 7:00 pm
Every third Monday of each month. Picnic meeting in August at the Tricycle Gardens’ orchard 1626 N 27th Street

Transition Handbook Study Group

Mon Sep 19 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

Church Hill Association

Tue Sep 20 7:00 pm
Every 3rd Tues

Nathaniel Bacon Civic Association

Tue Sep 20 5:30 pm
3rd Tues at Nathaniel Bacon

Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand

Tue Sep 20 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 Sep 21 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 Sep 21 7:00 pm
Every 3rd Wednesday

Whitcomb Court Tenant Council

Wed Sep 21 5:30 pm
Every 3rd Wed at Whitcomb Court Rec Center

Green Lunch with Nick Cooney

Thu Sep 22 12:00 pm
Join us for a free lunch at this zero waste event with special guest Nick Cooney. Hear about Green Unity and what you can do to get involved in sustainability and community outreach at VCU and the surrounding communities. All students, faculty, staff, and Richmond community members are welcome to attend!

For more info or to RSVP for lunch:

RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park

Thu Sep 22

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

Union Hill Community Garden Planting

Sat Sep 24 !2:00 pm
Meet at N 20th & O St. Join us and the local residents and kids planting flowers to beautify RVA, and hopefully some cool crops (broccoli, cabbage, lettuce) too!

Bring study shoes, gloves, & a large shovel, hoe, or pick ax if you have them. We will have extra garden tools and gloves to share. Free snacks & water provided. This is a family friendly event – feel free to bring your kids to help beautify RVA



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