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This week’s calendar

December 5, 2015 6:25 am by


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Annual Jefferson Park Holiday Tree Decorating

Sat Dec 5 9:00 am
Neighbors around Jefferson Park and Union Hill are invited to join in the decorating of the Evergreen near the park bandstand. Bring an ornament and a hot beverage of your choice. Doughnuts optional.

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New Vision Civic League

Sat Dec 5 10:00 am

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Scott Phillips’ Susquehanna at Schindler Gallery

Sat Dec 5 7:00 pm
Scott Phillips, “Susquehanna,” in the Second Gallery room.

Note from artist Scott Phillips: The title of the mini-series is “Susquehanna.” It is the last of the design approach for now and is also the completion of the “Lost Parade” series shown last February.

Opening reception, Saturday, December 5, 7 to 10pm

A Holiday Selection of gallery artists and emerging artists will be featured in the First Gallery room.

Exhibition will run through Wednesday, Dec 23rd.

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Yoga at CrossfitPrelude

Sun Dec 6 11:00 am
CrossFit Prelude is now offering yoga classes, starting this Sunday. Classes are open everyone, no need to be a member of the gym, and will be every Sunday at 11 AM ($15.00 per session)
MORE: http://chpn.net/news/2015/11/13/yoga-now-at-crossfit-prelude_46865/

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Les Boulefrogs @ Chimborazo Playground

Sun Dec 6 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 Dec 7 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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RPS School Board

Mon Dec 7 4:30 pm
The RPS School Board meets at 4:30PM and 6PM on the first Monday of each month in Council Chamber Room on the 2nd floor of City Hall, located at 301 North Ninth Street; and at 6PM on the third Monday of each month at selected schools.

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Church Hill Rotary Club

Mon Dec 7 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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Church Hill Running Club (Mon&Thurs)

Mon Dec 7 6:30 pm
Church Hill Running Club meets twice a week: 6:30 PM Monday nights at the corner of 32nd and Grace street, and 6:00 AM on Thursday mornings in front of Urban Farmhouse on 33rd and Marshall street.
MORE: https://www.facebook.com/CHRunningClub

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Group Instruction in Tai Chi

Mon Dec 7 6:30 pm
The holistic art of Tai Chi (Taijiquan) emphasizes relaxing the body and calming and focusing the mind through a series of movements which attend to nuances of balance, flexibility and coordination.
MORE: http://chpn.net/news/2015/10/31/tai-chi-at-st-johns-parish-house_46591/

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East End Library Community Jam

Tue Dec 8 6:00 pm
The East End Library Community Jam is a family friendly open house style event that occurs once a month. We have activities for kids and music for everyone to enjoy by DJ Ant Boogie. All are welcome to relax and enjoy their library with neighbors and friends.

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Painting group

Tue Dec 8 6:00 pm
A free, casual painting group. Bring your own project and a snack to share. Tea and good company shall be provided. Contact Nadya at waxwinged@gmail.com for more information.

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Greater Fulton Hill Civic Association General Meeting

Tue Dec 8 7:00 pm
The next bimonthly Greater Fulton Hill Civic Association (GFHCA) membership meetings are scheduled for October 13th and December 8th at 7:00 PM at the Neighborhood Resource Center at 1519 Williamsburg Road.

Please join us to meet fellow members of the community and hear important updates. All residents-new and old- are welcome. There will be door prizes and light refreshments served.

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Tuesday night dance class at Powhatan Hill Community Center

Tue Dec 8 7:00 pm
This is what you asked for, YOU GOT IT…AFRICAN DANCE meets HOUSE MUSIC…TUESDAYS Powhatan Hill Community Center “The Hut”
MORE: http://chpn.net/news/2015/10/06/tuesday-night-dance-class-at-powhatan-hill-community-center_46085/

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Open Mic Night @ Poe’s Pub

Tue Dec 8 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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Wed Dec 9 7:00 pm
Please join us for “an evening in december”. Matt and the Hooligans, East End Fellowship Band and special guests are sure to put you in the Christmas spirit. These local artists will delight our audience with holiday classics as well as original Christmas music. Tickets are $10.00 in advance, $12.00 at the door. For more information or to order tickets by phone, please contact Betsy Hart 804.562.9133 or bhart@robinsontheater.org
All proceeds benefit Robinson Theater Community Arts Center.

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Thirty-First Street Farm Stand

Thu Dec 10 4:00 pm
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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Main Street bridge replacement meeting

Thu Dec 10 5:00 pm
DOT Main St. (Rt. 5) Bridge replacement over railroad, City of Richmond. Citizen information meeting, Thurs. Dec. 10, 2015 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Chimborazo Elementary School , 3000 East Marshall St.
MORE: http://chpn.net/news/2015/11/29/main-street-bridge-replacement-meeting-next-thursday_47256/

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Les Boulefrogs @ Chimborazo Playground

Thu Dec 10 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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Unity Civic League

Thu Dec 10 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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Church Hill Candlelight Walk

Fri Dec 11 9:00 am
Friday, December 11th – The Candlelight Walk and Caroling. Free to all The candlelight stroll down our historic streets will be hosted by CHA on Friday evening. At 7 pm Vespers begin at St. John’s Church at 2401 East Broad Street (all are welcome). The candlelight walk begins at Jefferson Park (Union Hill) at 7:15 pm with bagpipes and drummers leading the way. It proceeds to St. John’s Church where, following Vespers, the congregation joins in the walk at approximately 7:35 pm. As the crowd grows continuing down our streets lit by gaslights, neighborhood parties empty out into the streets and the crowd continues to swell. We gather on historic Libby Hill with the 180 degree View overlooking the James River and our city gloriously lit up for the holidays as the backdrop. The crowd then joins for holiday caroling and a visit from Santa. All are welcome to become part of a living fairy tale scene that will be long remembered.

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Church Hill Holiday Ball

Sat Dec 12 7:00 pm
Saturday December 12th 7 pm to 11:00 pm – The Church Hill Annual Holiday Ball. Holiday attire $45 per ticket Good food, music, fellowship and holiday merriment always make this a memorable holiday event. This year we will party on the “Hill” at the Masonic Hall at 520 N 25th Street (just a few blocks from historic St. John’s Church). “Will Call” at the door. The party will have live music and great food. Music by Stonebrook Moonshine. Tickets can be purchased on line at www.ChurchHill.org

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Church Hill Holiday House Tour

Sun Dec 13 12:00 pm
Sunday December 13th noon to 5 pm is the annual historic house tour. Eleven homes will be presented this year. $25 per Tour ticket in advance/ $30 the day and “Will Call” at St. John’s Church Parish Hall (noon to 4 pm). We’re the oldest community in historic Richmond with homes built as far back as the 1700s. The neighborhood is an elegant mix of Federal, Greek revival and Victorian homes alongside innovative condominiums within historic structures and a growing number of thriving new restaurants and businesses. Neighbors will open their treasured homes for you to experience the sights, smells and sounds of holidays past. Shuttle service is offered between each home beginning at St. John’s Church.

Join us for our Annual Holiday Festival- CHA membership is not required. Proceeds from ticket sales go to support charitable causes that improve the quality of life in the Greater Church Hill neighborhood. Tickets available through our website:


No tickets mailed-available at St. John’s Parish Hall the day of) and at local businesses):
•Hill Cafe – 2800 E. Broad St.
•Metzger Bar and Butchery – 801 N. 23rd St.
•Patrick Henry Pub – 2300 E. Broad St.
•Poe’s Pub – 2706 E. Main St.
•Shops at 5807 – 5807 Patterson Ave.
•Sub Rosa Bakery – 620 N. 25th St.
•Union Market – 2306 Jefferson Ave.
•WPA Bakery – 2707 E. Marshall St.

Questions? President@ChurchHill.org
Come celebrate

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Longoven @ Sub Rosa

Sun Dec 13 6:30 pm
Longoven kicks off its Sunday Dinner series at Sub Rosa Bakery with a winter seasonal menu for $55 including beverage pairings.
MORE: http://chpn.net/news/2015/12/03/47348_47348/



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