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Richmond Day 2015 Flyer

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May 23, 2015 7:49 am by


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Life at the Falls: 17th Century Richmond Walking Tour

Sat May 23 9:30 am
Chief Powhatan’s son was the man in charge at the Falls when Captain Christopher Newport arrived in 1607 to claim the land for King James I of England. With your local guide, learn about the English’s failed settlements at “the Falls,” the development of trading posts along the river, and the bloody clashes that marked the seventeenth-century landscape.
MEET in front of St. John’s Church (2401 E. Broad Street).
MORE: http://www.richmonddiscoveries.com/publicwalkingtours.php

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Church Hill Walking Tour

Sat May 23 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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Spring Saunter from Jefferson Park to Libby Hill

Sat May 23 4:00 pm
Join East End Connects for a Spring Saunter around Church Hill. This will be a slow group bike ride starting at Jefferson Park and ending at Libby Hill Park. Bring cash for food and drink, which we will be picking up at shops on the way, and enjoying at Libby Hill picnic style.
MORE: http://chpn.net/news/2015/05/13/spring-saunter_42936/

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Les Boulefrogs @ Chimborazo Playground

Sun May 24 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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Open House | 605 Chimborazo Blvd

Sun May 24 10:00 am
Join me Sunday May 24th from 10:00 to 1:00pm to check out this stunning renovated 4 bed 3 full bath home at 605 Chimborazo Blvd! 2880 sq ft with additional unfinished 1440 sq ft basement!

Virtual tour here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1tJLjEKPR0&feature=youtu.be

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Richmond Day

Sun May 24 12:00 pm
Please come on out and celebrate Richmond Day this Sunday which commemorates 408 years since the community of Richmond was conceived by Christopher Newport and his crew on May 24, 1607. This year’s Richmond Day has moved to its new location on the Sugar Pad along the James River, within yards of where Newport’s ship passed 408 years ago.

Richmond Day 2015 celebrates the future of the regional community of Richmond Virginia, and introduces Richmonders to the 90 other communities around the world named Richmond. Activities start around noon and will continue through 5pm and later. The performance stage includes a lot of young Richmond artists including singer Ameera Delandro, a strong contestant on this year’s “The Voice” – Ameera’s set starts around 3:30pm.

MORE: http://replenishrichmond.com/richmond-day/

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Fairfield Community Walking Club

Mon May 25 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 25 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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Vinyasa Flow w/ Sukha Yoga

Mon May 25 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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CAR meeting

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

Related posts: http://chpn.net/news/tag/car/

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Open Mic Night @ Poe’s Pub

Tue May 26 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 26 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 26 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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Fairfield Court Tenants Council

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

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Group pilates on Church Hill

Wed May 27 !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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MPACT/7th District Community Meeting

Wed May 27 6:00 pm
There will a combined 1st Precinct MPACT/7th District Community Meeting on Wednesday, May 27th at 6PM at EDI (701 North 25th Street) in the 1st floor conference room.
MORE: http://chpn.net/news/2015/05/19/combined-1st-precinct-mpact7th-district-community-meeting-announced-for-later-in-may_43022/

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Les Boulefrogs @ Chimborazo Playground

Thu May 28 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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Mosby Community Stakeholders Meeting

Thu May 28 6:00 pm
* 1534 Coalter Street*
Let’s Talk! Discussions on what’s going right, what’s wrong & what can be done better in our efforts to make our community a safer place to live.

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NRC Farm Stand

Thu May 28 4:30 pm
Veggies and plants, every Thursday
MORE: http://chpn.net/news/2015/05/14/nrc-farm-stand-opens-today-in-fulton_42964/

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Spring Concert at Franklin Military

Thu May 28 6:00 pm
MORE: http://chpn.net/news/2015/05/18/all-are-invited-to-spring-concert-at-franklin-military_43049/

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Thirty-First Street Farm Stand

Thu May 28 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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YOGA at St. John’s Church

Thu May 28 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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Armstrong Bike Park Day

Sat May 30 12:00 pm
Come ride the Armstrong Bike Park! We will be grilling hot dogs, talking bikes, and shredding hot laps of the nation’s only inner-city mountain bike park! 2510 Phaup Street

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Libby Hill Yard Sale

Sat May 30 9:00 am
MORE: http://chpn.net/news/2015/04/06/gargantuan-libby-hill-yard-sale-announced-for-may_41435/

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Ride for Boys & Girls Club

Sat May 30 6:00 pm
The Tuskegee Airmen Motorcycle Club of Richmond, Virginia (TAMC-RVA) will be hosting its Annual Benefit Ride on Saturday, May 30, 2015. All motorcycle enthusiasts are invited to participate in this fundraising opportunity for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Richmond.
MORE: http://chpn.net/news/2015/05/19/ride-for-boys-girls-clubs-will-bring-hundreds-of-motorcycles-through-the-area_43077/



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