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April 16, 2016 7:52 am by


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Jefferson Park and Chimborazo Park Clean-Up Day

Sat Apr 16 8:00 am
Jefferson Park and Chimborazo Park will be hosting clean-up days on Saturday, April 16th from 8:00 AM to noon. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. More at: http://chpn.net/news/2016/04/01/jefferson-park-spring-clean-set-for-april-16_49414/

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Citadel of Hope Mural Project

Sat Apr 16 10:00 am
“Art on Wheels is partnering with Better Housing Coalition and artist group “The Muralista’s” to revitalize the former Citadel of Hope building on Venable Street and the surrounding parcels of land which have been neglected for decades and a source of neighborhood blight. To honor the neighbors and the vibrancy of Church Hill, we are creating a large-scale mural project on the building’s shuttered windows.” MORE: http://www.handsonrva.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000lBmjoMAC

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Shift Bicycles grand opening

Sat Apr 16 12:00 pm
Come celebrate the official opening of Shift Bicycles! We have assembled a super bueno collection of bicycles and accessories to inspire you to confidently roam the earth. Yummy food and nifty homebrew!

Shift Bicycles
113 North 18th Street
(804) 309-0134

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Pastries & Paperbacks at WPA Bakery

Sat Apr 16 6:00 pm
Book club every 3rd Saturday. Contact Sarah at semerryman@gmail.com for more info.

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Yoga @ CrossfitPrelude

Sun Apr 17 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 Apr 17 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 Apr 18 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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Beginner Hip Hop @ the Robinson

Mon Apr 18 4:00 pm
Come join this Hip Hop class targeted for elementary age students (ages 5-10) with Kelli Ortiz. Nutrition Nuggets infused during the class for topics covering basic healthy lifestyles.
Free for Church Hill Residents/7th District of Richmond
$20/session for non-residents
*For more info, call 562-9133 or email bhart@robinsontheater.org*

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Robinson Art Class: Mixed Media

Mon Apr 18 4:00 pm
Mixed Media: Explore how different art materials can be combined to result in stunning combinations! Explore combinations of collage, paint, markers, colored pencils and text in this very exciting class!! (Ages 8 & up)
Free for Church Hill Residents/7th District of Richmond
$20/session for non-residents
*For more info, call 562-9133 or email bhart@robinsontheater.org*

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Zumba @ the Robinson

Mon Apr 18 5:00 pm
Church Hill Residents (7th District) are welcome to sign-up for a FREE Zumba fitness class. All you need is proof of residency to register! Once registered, feel free to attend any or ALL of our Zumba classes throughout the week. We only ask for weekly commitment to keep your spot in this popular class. (Ages 16 & up)
*For more info, call 562-9133 or email bhart@robinsontheater.org*

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Church Hill Rotary Club

Mon Apr 18 6:00 pm
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!
http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Formation-of-Church-Hill-Rotary/479272425521007?fref=ts

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Nutrition @ the Robinson: “Dig-in” w/ Sequoia & Tabitha

Mon Apr 18 6:00 pm
Nutrition education from Sequoia with Tricycle Gardens tackling healthier eating choices, knowing what you eat, eating right and staying on budget along with some tasty seasonal samples weekly. Great class for families. (Ages 16-adults or families, FOOD INCLUDED!)
Free for Church Hill Residents/7th District of Richmond
$20/session for non-residents
*For more info, call 562-9133 or email bhart@robinsontheater.org*

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Church Hill Running Club (Mon&Thurs)

Mon Apr 18 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 Apr 18 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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Terrica Strength/Conditioning @ the Robinson

Mon Apr 18 7:00 pm
Warrior fitness classes are for everyone: FREE
– all fitness levels, all ages, and all Richmonders. We mix it up, combining our routines to include relaxation, cardio, strength, and flexibility exercises. (ALL ages)
Free for Church Hill Residents/7th District of Richmond
$20/session for non-residents
Contact Terrica Woolridge: 476-8516 or cp3smom@gmail.com
*For more info from the Robinson, call 562-9133 or email bhart@robinsontheater.org*

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Taekwondo @ the Robinson

Tue Apr 19 4:00 pm
Martial arts training is a great way to get in better shape, boost self-confidence, learn self-defense, and earn that black belt you’ve always wanted! Try Olympic Taekwondo at the Robinson, ages 8-adult! Walk-ins welcome!
Free for Church Hill Residents/7th District of Richmond
$20/session for non-residents
*For more info, call 562-9133 or email bhart@robinsontheater.org*

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Hula Hoop & Double Dutch @ the Robinson

Tue Apr 19 5:30 pm
End your day with some FUN! Learn new tricks and get a creative work out all at the same time. Enjoy some Hula Hoop OR some Double Dutch! Walk-ins welcome (ALL ages)
Free for Church Hill Residents/7th District of Richmond
$20/session for non-residents
*For more info, call 562-9133 or email bhart@robinsontheater.org*

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Painting group

Tue Apr 19 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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Family Story Time at East End Library

Tue Apr 19 6:30 pm
Join Miss Julie for a fun-filled family story time on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 PM! Bring your favorite stuffed animals, wear your PJs, and get ready for stories, songs, and more! All ages are welcome, no registration required. Held in the children’s area of the library.

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Church Hill Association

Tue Apr 19 7:00 pm
Meets every 3rd Tuesday at St.John’s. MORE: http://www.churchhill.org/cha/

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Open Mic Night @ Poe’s Pub

Tue Apr 19 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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Zumba @ the Robinson

Wed Apr 20 6:00 am
Church Hill Residents (7th District) are welcome to sign-up for a FREE Zumba fitness class. All you need is proof of residency to register! Once registered, feel free to attend any or ALL of our Zumba classes throughout the week. We only ask for weekly commitment to keep your spot in this popular class. (Ages 16 & up)
*For more info, call 562-9133 or email bhart@robinsontheater.org*

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Toddler Movement @ the Robinson

Wed Apr 20 4:30 pm
Lets get movin’ with the youngins too! This class is for ages 18 months-3 years. Bring your kiddos to this FREE interactive, energy packed 30-minute movement class. There will be games, balls, music and more! Partnered with Stretch-N-Grow
*For more info, call 562-9133 or email bhart@robinsontheater.org*

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Zumba & Weight Resistance @ the Robinson

Wed Apr 20 5:00 pm
Church Hill Residents (7th District) are welcome to sign-up for a FREE Zumba fitness class. All you need is proof of residency to register! Once registered, feel free to attend any or ALL of our Zumba classes throughout the week. We only ask for weekly commitment to keep your spot in this popular class. (Ages 16 & up)
*For more info, call 562-9133 or email bhart@robinsontheater.org*

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Whitcomb Court Tenant Council

Wed Apr 20 5:30 pm
Every 3rd Wed at Whitcomb Court Rec Center

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Master Hip Hop w/ RUD @ the Robinson

Wed Apr 20 6:00 pm
Come out and get your hip-hop on with Mandy! Ages 8-adult are welcome to join. FREE for Church Hill residents.
For non-residents, find out more or register on the Richmond Urban Dance (RUD) website: http://richmondurbandance.com/welcome/classes/hip-hop/
*For more info from the Robinson, call 562-9133 or email bhart@robinsontheater.org*

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Richmond Transit Network Plan

Wed Apr 20 6:00 pm
At Peter Paul Development Center
MORE: http://chpn.net/news/2016/04/08/richmond-transit-network-plan-meeting-set-for-peter-paul-dev-center_50058/

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Keep It Moving with Montina

Wed Apr 20 6:15 pm
Free exercise class on Wednesdays at 6:15 PM, St. Stephen’s Koinonia Church, 505 North 33rd Street

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Yoga @ Libby Hill

Wed Apr 20 6:30 pm
Join Shockoe Slip Yoga instructor Michelle Lee Landon every Wednesday night in April and May at 6:30pm, for a donation based class at Libby Hill Park in [Union Hill], RVA. Enjoy your practice while breathing in the beauty of the sunset over RVA. Class is open to all levels of experience. Please bring your own mat. For more information go to www.shockoeslip.com

MORE: http://chpn.net/news/2016/03/30/yoga-at-jefferson-park-returns-in-april_49760/

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Yoga @ the Robinson

Wed Apr 20 7:30 pm
Free Adult yoga class (16 & up) Children under that age must be accompanied by an adult. Great for beginners and experienced students alike. Walk-ins welcome
Free for Church Hill Residents/7th District of Richmond
$20/session for non-residents
*For more info, call 562-9133 or email bhart@robinsontheater.org*

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Taekwondo @ the Robinson

Thu Apr 21 4:00 pm
Martial arts training is a great way to get in better shape, boost self-confidence, learn self-defense, and earn that black belt you’ve always wanted! Try Olympic Taekwondo at the Robinson, ages 8-adult! Walk-ins welcome!
Free for Church Hill Residents/7th District of Richmond
$20/session for non-residents
*For more info, call 562-9133 or email bhart@robinsontheater.org*

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Thirty-First Street Farm Stand

Thu Apr 21 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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Ballet & Tumble @ the Robinson

Thu Apr 21 5:30 pm
Come out for our brand NEW ballet & tumble class, provided in partnership with Stretch-n-Grow. Enjoy ballet technique and choreography for the first 30 minutes followed by 15 minutes at the end of tumbling with mats! (Ages 3-6)
Free for Church Hill Residents/7th District of Richmond
$20/session for non-residents

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Les Boulefrogs @ Chimborazo Playground

Thu Apr 21 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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Yoga with Kelly Trask @ St.John’s

Thu Apr 21 6:15 pm
Thursdays at 6:30 PM in the Parish Hall

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National Poetry Month Event – John Guzlowski Reads from Echoes of Tattered Tongues at The Fountain Bookstore

Thu Apr 21 6:30 pm
Author John Guzlowski’s parents had been slave laborers in German concentration camps during the war. They weren’t Jewish, but young Christians torn from their homes in Poland by the Germans and sent by cattle car to work in the camps. Through a haunting and raw collage of poetry and prose Guzlowski illuminates what it’s like being a war refugee in his new memoir, Echoes of Tattered Tongues. He will read from his book and sign copies.

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Zumba @ the Robinson

Thu Apr 21 6:30 pm
Church Hill Residents (7th District) are welcome to sign-up for a FREE Zumba fitness class. All you need is proof of residency to register! Once registered, feel free to attend any or ALL of our Zumba classes throughout the week. We only ask for weekly commitment to keep your spot in this popular class. (Ages 16 & up)
*For more info, call 562-9133 or email bhart@robinsontheater.org*

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Jefferson Park Fountain Ribbon Cutting

Fri Apr 22 7:00 pm
Please save the date for the ribbon cutting for the Jefferson Park Fountain at sunset on Earth Day. More details to follow.

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8th annual Virginia People’s Assembly for Jobs, Peace & Justice

Sat Apr 23 8:00 am
Progressive activists from around Virginia will converge on Richmond April 23 for the 2016 annual Virginia People’s Assembly for Jobs, Peace & Justice. The gathering will take place from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 1720 Mechanicsville Turnpike, Richmond, VA 23223. Doors open for registration at 8 a.m.

MORE: http://chpn.net/news/2016/04/12/virginia-peoples-assembly-returns-to-wesley-memorial-united-methodist-church_50127/

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Hymn Sing and Dinner St. John’s Church

Sat Apr 23 5:30 pm
Join us for singing and dinner! Free-will donations send a Peter Paul Development Center student to camp.


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