this week’s calendar

04/13/2008 11:59 AM by

Arbor Day tree plantings in Jefferson Park, Libby Hill Park, and Chimborazo Park; Beginning Computer Classes for Adults; CHA Membership Meeting; MLK PTA; open mic @ Poe’s Pub; UHCA Neighborhood Watch Mtg.; Trask opening @ Schindler Gallery; Church Hill Creative Homemakers Society; Earth Day / Litter Rescue Walk; Church Hill Walking Tour; MORE…

Arbor Day tree plantings in Jefferson Park, Libby Hill Park, and Chimborazo Park

Tue Apr 15 5:30 pm
Come celebrate the Arbor Day and help plant some trees
via The Church Hill Planters, Friends of Libby Hill Park and Richmond Tree Stewards –

Beginning Computer Classes for Adults

Tue Apr 15 10:30 am
Have computer questions and don’t know where to begin? Come by the library and we’ll help you get started! East End Library (2414 R Street, (804) 646-4474)

CHA Membership Meeting

Tue Apr 15 7:00 pm
The guest speaker for the April 15th Membership meeting has been changed. The new guest speaker will be Tarisa Griffith who will talk about Form-based Zoning – the model for the proposed City Master Plan. Ms. Griffith will begin her presentation at 7:15. Following the presentation and normal business topics the meeting will then take nominations from the Members for next year’s Board members.


Tue Apr 15 6:00 pm
@ MLK Middle School

open mic @ Poe’s Pub

Tue Apr 15 8:30 pm
acoustic open mic at Poe’s Pub on East Main, hosted by Jim Daab. Sign up is at 8:30, music starts at 9, goes until closing @2AM

UHCA Neighborhood Watch Mtg.

Wed Apr 16 !7:00 pm
@ Central Montessori School
Lieutenant Laino of the First Precinct will provide us with his “watch list” of properties that are vacant or undergoing rehab/construction and we will discuss best practices for a successful neighborhood watch. We are hoping to take a walking tour of the neighborhood, so please remember to dress appropriately and bring a neighbor

Trask opening @ Schindler Gallery

Fri Apr 18 7:00 pm
Flowers and Bones, a show of new paintings by Ed Trask, opens Friday April 18 7-10PM at the Eric Schindler Gallery. The gallery is open Tues-Fri 10AM-3PM, Sat 11AM-4PM and by appointment.

Church Hill Creative Homemakers Society

Sat Apr 19 4:00 pm
Lower floor of Leigh Street Church (517 North 25th Street)

Earth Day / Litter Rescue Walk

Sat Apr 19
Save the Trash will be organizing a Litter Rescue Walk, leaving Chimborazo Park and walking to the festival at Plant Zero/Flood Wall area of Manchester. Teams will be picking up litter all the way. Come out and support. Come out and enjoy kids activities, music, and Mother Earth. More info at or

Church Hill Walking Tour

Sun Apr 20 2:00 pm
Explore the neighborhood described as “the best example of 19th century cityscape still standing in the U.S.” Join your guide for a walk through this historic district and examine the architectural treasures that are such an important part of Church Hill. This area, while rich in history, is also a neighborhood “in progress.” As you tour the area, you will see the work that is underway to revitalize this historic district.
DATES/TIMES: April 20th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.; September 13th, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
STARTING POINT: Meet your guide at Patrick Henry Park across from St. John’s Church, 25th and East Broad Streets.



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