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This week’s calendar

May 9, 2015 7:09 am by


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10th Annual Church Hill Games

Sat May 9
Blue Sky is excited to host the 10th Annual Church Hill Games on Saturday, May 9th, 2015! This one-day event at Bill Robinson Park in Church Hill provides sports instruction, lunch, and an encouraging, faith-filled message to over 200 local youth (ages pre-K to 8th grade).
MORE: http://www.blueskyfund.org/church-hill-games.htm

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CHILL-ASANA with Sukha Yoga

Sat May 9 9:30 am
Come chill out. We’ll blend gentle movement, breath work, guided relaxation and meditation into one 75-minute class that will leave you feeling refreshed, restored and totally at ease in your body and mind. If you’ve recently said, “I can’t do yoga,” “I need a break,” “I feel overwhelmed,” “My body hurts,” “I just need to slow down,” this class is for you. $12 Email to reserve a spot: sukhayogarva@gmail.com

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Church Hill Walking Tour

Sat May 9 3:30 pm
Church Hill is the oldest neighborhood in Richmond. You will meander through streets lined with beautiful late 18th and 19th century architecture; see St. John’s Episcopal Church where Patrick Henry proclaimed “Give me liberty, or give me death!” in 1775; and view stunning vistas of the City of Richmond. You will also hear about the eccentric cast of characters who make up the fabric of Colonial, Federal, and antebellum Richmond.

The tour lasts approximately 1.5 – 2 hours. It meets in front of St. Johns Church on 25th& Broad St. No need to reserve a spot, just show up!

The tour is free. If you like the tour, please tip your guide.

MORE: http://www.richmondtourguys.com/

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Confederate Memorial Day Service at Oakwood Cemetery

Sat May 9 11:30 am
With historical reenactors, color guard, rifle salute and bagpipes by David Hinton. Free.

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Vegetable and seedling pop-up shop

Sat May 9 10:00 am
Local Farm vegetable and seedling pop-up shop in Church Hill on Saturday, May 9th from 10 AM until everything is sold.

Plants including but not limited to – heirloom tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, various lettuces and greens. All biologically sustainable with no use of pesticides or chemical fertilizer.

The pop-up shop will be located on the corner of 2500 East Clay Street and North 25th Street in front of Seven Hills Studio.

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Les Boulefrogs @ Chimborazo Playground

Sun May 10 2:00 pm
A community organization dedicated to the proliferation of petanque. “We welcome everyone interested in learning and playing the game.” Les Boulefrogs play twice a week: Sunday afternoon at 2:00 PM and Thursday evening at 6:00 PM / MORE: http://boulefrogs.com

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Fairfield Community Walking Club

Mon May 11 9:00 am
Increase your metabolism with a 1 hour walk through the community. Be inspired to create a healthier you. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Meet at the Family Resource Center 2311 N 25th Street. http://rvapromise.org/ai1ec_event/fairfield-community-walking-club/

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Church Hill Rotary Club

Mon May 11 6:00 pm
We meet Mondays at Patrick Henry’s Pub upstairs. Happy Half 6:00, meeting at 6:30. Check us out on Facebook at The Formation of Church Hill Rotary. Come see what Rotary is all about and how we are helping our community!

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City Council Formal Meeting

Mon May 11 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)

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Cooking/Nutrition Workshop @ the Robinson

Mon May 11 6:00 pm
Tasty, economical and now healthy – come and learn the tricks to building health and enjoying meal time. Join us for demos, tastings and recipe handouts with Annette Reeder from Designed Healthy Living.

Class is FREE! But sign-up is appreciated.

Contact 562-9133 or bhart@robinsontheater.org to sign-up

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Creighton Tenant Council

Mon May 11 5:30 pm
Every 2nd Mon at 2101 Creighton Road

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Mosby Court Tenant Council

Mon May 11 5:00 pm
Every 2nd Mon at Community Center 1543 Coalter Street

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Vinyasa Flow w/ Sukha Yoga

Mon May 11 6:00 pm
A flowing class that links breath and movement through a series of sun salutations and asana. You’ll build endurance, stamina, strength and flexibility, while calming the mind. Some yoga experience helps, but there will modifications offered throughout the class to encourage everyone to work at a comfortable level.

WHERE: 401 N 23rd St.
COST: $12
More info: sukhayogarva@gmail.com


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Open Mic Night @ Poe’s Pub

Tue May 12 8:00 pm
Join in on the weekly Open Mic Night every Tuesday. Sign-ups at 8pm the show starts at 9pm.

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Painting group

Tue May 12 6:00 pm
A free, casual painting group. Bring your own project and a snack to share. Tea and good company shall be provided. 2102 East Main Street

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Pre-K Movement w/ Kelli

Tue May 12 4:30 pm
Bring your kiddos to this FREE interactive, energy packed 30-minute movement class especially targeted for ages 2-5. There will be games, balls, music and more!
Contact 804.562.9133 or nikki@robinsontheater.org for more information or sign-up

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Group pilates on Church Hill

Wed May 13 !7:00 pm
Private, boutique studio setting for pilates workouts. Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7pm. Visit Bragda pilates website for details and feel free to shoot any questions

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Les Boulefrogs @ Chimborazo Playground

Thu May 14 6:00 pm
A community organization dedicated to the proliferation of petanque. “We welcome everyone interested in learning and playing the game.” Les Boulefrogs play twice a week: Sunday afternoon at 2:00 PM and Thursday evening at 6:00 PM / MORE: http://boulefrogs.com

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Thirty-First Street Farm Stand

Thu May 14 11:00 am
A rotating variety of locally grown seasonal produce from RVA’s Urban Farm and a selection of local food and beverage vendors. We accept and welcome EBT/SNAP benefits, cash, check and credit/debit. EBT/SNAP dollars will be matched $1 for $1.

11AM-1PM @ 31st Street Baptist Church, 823 North 31st Street. Enter the basement door to the right side.

MORE: http://tricyclegardens.org/farmers-market/

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Unity Civic League

Thu May 14 7:30 pm
@ St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
22nd and X Street
Call 643-9353 or willieand@aol.com for more information.

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YOGA at St. John’s Church

Thu May 14 6:30 pm
Enjoy YOGA in the beautiful St. John’s Church Parish Hall. All levels welcome. First class free. Church members receive a discount. Taught by Kelly Trask & Marie Bethel.

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Church Hill Bike Parade and Rodeo

Sat May 16 1:00 pm
Like bicycles and/or parades? Celebrate Bike Month 2015 at the Church Hill Bike Parade and Rodeo on Saturday, May 16 from 1-3 PM at Fourth Baptist Church (2800 P Street)
MORE: http://chpn.net/news/2015/05/05/church-hill-bike-parade-and-rodeo-for-bike-month-2015_42664/

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Jefferson Park Community Clean-Up

Sat May 16 8:45 am
Volunteers of all ages are invited to join the Jefferson Park Community Clean-Up on Saturday, May 16. Gloves, grabbers, and bags will be provided. Come out and support your neighbors and fellow park lovers. The group will meet at the park’s bandstand at 8:45 AM.

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My Feelings Are A Work of Art

Sat May 16 11:00 am
My Feelings Are A Work of Art celebrates and recognizes Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day on May 16th at Peter Paul Development Center, and will feature a performance by Baltimore’s Speak Life Tour
MORE: http://chpn.net/news/2015/05/07/my-feelings-are-a-work-of-art_42711/



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