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Books on Wheels at Good Shepherd; Chimbo Playground Community Gardens Work Day; Food Revolution Day at Woodville Neighborhood Garden; Movie in Chimborazo Park; Nava Life Yoga in the Park (Jefferson Park); SavingOurSelves: A 5K Walk to Wellness; Church Hill Yard Sale; Food Cart Derby; Pastor Larry Neblett’s 10th Anniversary; Rachel’s Farmstand; RECYCLING WEEK; CAR meeting; FREE Adult ZUMBA class; Open Mic @ Poe’s; Adult Computer Class ; Fairfield Court Tenants Council; FREE Adult ZUMBA class; RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park; Tricycle Gardens’ Farmstand; Virginia Street Farmers Market; Composting Workshop; Rocketts Red Glare (fireworks at Rocketts Landing); MORE…

Books on Wheels at Good Shepherd

Sat May 19 11:00 am
Books on Wheels will be at Good Shepherd Baptist Church on Saturday, May 19th from 11-2 pm. Free and Open to the Public.

http://bookonwheels.com/wordpress/2012/02/03/books-on-wheels-at-good-shepard-baptist-church/

Chimbo Playground Community Gardens Work Day

Sat May 19 9:00 am
Got an Itch to Garden? Join us as we do some edging, weeding, mulching, planting, painting, and turning compost. Learn about Sub Irrigated Planters. There will be some kid jobs (6 yrs & up) like painting, weeding and planting. Please leave dogs at home.

Wear sunscreen, clothing that can get dirty, and bring garden gloves,if you have some. Hats and sunglasses help. We will provide the tools. Water and snack provided. Sign up by May 18. chimbo@tricyclegardens.org. Rain Date June 9

Food Revolution Day at Woodville Neighborhood Garden

Sat May 19 9:00 am
At the Roots of Woodville Neighborhood Garden — 28th and Tate Streets: Garden planting and activities with Urban Backyard Edibles

Along with the City of Richmond and Bon Secours, Edible Education is leading a community-wide effort to celebrate healthy eating May 15-22. Proceeds will benefit the Food Revolution Day Foundation and Feed More. For more information, follow @foodrevrichmond on Twitter and visit www.foodrevolutionday.com.

Movie in Chimborazo Park

Sat May 19
Friends of Chimborazo is proud to announce that the next movie in the park night is May 19th. While we cant announce the film yet, we can say “If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball”.

Nava Life Yoga in the Park (Jefferson Park)

Sat May 19 10:00 am
I would like to introduce you to a Nava (Beautiful) Life through the physical practice of Yoga.
The physical practice of Yoga is the sequencing/flow of poses (asanas) that link the body and mind through the threading of breath and movement. The practice cultivates physical, mental and emotional balance, openness, intelligence, strength and well-being. It brings your body, mind and spirit into harmony and health to create a Nava Life. Class Level: Beginners – Intermediate. You will need a Yoga mat, blanket or large towel to practice on, a bottle of water and an open heart. This is a FREE event. No class if rain.

SavingOurSelves: A 5K Walk to Wellness

Sat May 19 9:00 pm
Saturday, May 19, 2012 | 9:00am-12:00pm | Chimborazo Park | 3200 E. Broad Street, Richmond, VA

Church Hill Yard Sale

Sun May 20 9:00 am
@Libby Hill Park

http://chpn.net/news/2012/05/01/church-hill-yard-sale-set-for-may-19_22320/

Food Cart Derby

Sun May 20 11:00 am
@17th Street Farmers Market

Pastor Larry Neblett’s 10th Anniversary

Sun May 20 4:00 pm
God’s Holy Tabernacle of Love 2315 Cool Lane will be celebrating Pastor Larry Neblett’s 10th Anniversary Sunday May 20, 2012 at 4PM. Guest speaker Pastor Willie Cottle Jr. Music by The Soldiers of Vision. For more information call: (804)274-0739

Rachel’s Farmstand

This Sunday Rachel’s Farmstand will be at the Libby Hill Park Yard Sale from 9am-2pm, offering fresh organic home-grown produce, local eggs, honey, jam, and egg noodles from Faith Farms. I’ll also be selling rain barrels, compost bins & more to benefit Green Unity’s Community Outreach efforts in Union Hill and beyond.

http://www.facebook.com/RachelsFarmstand

RECYCLING WEEK

Mon May 21 5:00 pm

CAR meeting

Tue May 22 3:30 pm
Every 4th Tuesday at 5th Floor Conference Room of City Hall

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

FREE Adult ZUMBA class

Tue May 22 5:00 pm
Our first class was overflowing so we\’ve added another! Join us Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-6 p.m. for an 8-week Zumba class. FREE. Targeted for those in 7th District.

Open Mic @ Poe\’s

Tue May 22 8:30 pm
All musicians welcome! Support local business and local music talent. Music open Mic is every Tuesday at Poe’s. Hosted by local CH resident, Jim Daab. Sign-up is at 8:30 pm. Bring your own instruments and tell your friends. Jim has instruments and congas that you can use as well.

Adult Computer Class

Wed May 23 10:00 am
A series of classes for very beginners. The series is usually 4 weeks, and you need to call and sign up. Contact Sarah O’Neill at the East End Branch Library at (804) 646-4474 or
sarah.oneill@richmondgov.com

Fairfield Court Tenants Council

Wed May 23 5:00 pm
Every 4th Wed at 2506 Phaup Street

FREE Adult ZUMBA class

Thu May 24 5:00 pm
Our first class was overflowing so we\’ve added another! Come join us for a FREE 8-week Zumba Class Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-6 p.m. Provided for 7th District.

RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park

Thu May 24

http://chpn.net/news/2011/07/26/rva-hoop-lovers-every-thurs-in-chimbo_18713/

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

Tricycle Gardens’ Farmstand

Thu May 24 4:00 pm
at 2107 Jefferson Avenue

Virginia Street Farmers Market

Thu May 24 3:00 pm
The Virginia Street Farmer’s Market opens May 10, 2012 on Virginia Street in the Shockoe Design District. This lively market will run Thursdays 3pm – 7pm through October 25, 2012 and will be located in the area around the Virginia Street Gallery and near the Canal Walk and Turning Basin. Local fresh fruits and vegetables, grass fed meats, seafood, prepared foods, art and music.

Composting Workshop

Sat May 26 10:00 am
A workshop for beginning composters. Learn the basics of composting. Email info@transitionrva.org for more info or to RSVP. $5

Rocketts Red Glare

Sun May 27 5:30 pm
“Come celebrate the beginning of summer at Rocketts Landing as we splash colors all across the sky. Your whole family will have a great time listening to the live music and watching the dazzling fireworks display from the edge of the James River. And both the event and the parking are free. So pack some food, bring a blanket or a few chairs, and enjoy a spectacular welcome to summer from the city’s coolest new riverfront community.”

Colin Healy plays at 5:30PM, Kings of Swing play from 6:30PM through the fireworks display. Fireworks at 9PM.

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