this week’s calendar

04/20/2008 8:55 AM by

Church Hill Walking Tour; Beginning Computer Classes for Adults; open mic @ Poe’s Pub; Building Your Child’s Self-Esteem; Union Hill O&H Study Group; Heating and Cooling Your Old House; MORE…

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.

Beginning Computer Classes for Adults

Tue Apr 22 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)

open mic @ Poe’s Pub

Tue Apr 22 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

Building Your Child’s Self-Esteem

Thu Apr 24 10:00 am
@ Family Resource Center
2405 Jefferson Ave, Richmond 23223
FREE Parenting Education Activities
The City of Richmond Early Childhood Development Initiative invites you to join
us for the following parenting education sessions for parents, grandparents and caretakers of young children (ages 0 – 5). Sessions are free, and refreshments and children’s activities are provided. Pre-registration is required.

Union Hill O&H Study Group

Thu Apr 24 7:30 pm
The next meeting with the VCU Urban Studies Class is Thursday, April 24 at 7:30pm.
@2002 Princess Anne Ave, across from Jefferson Park, (NE corner of Mosby Street and Princess Anne Ave,) aka the “Hundley Home”.
Kim Chen and her VCU students will present their revised outline/power point presentation of their work to date on Union Hill and the impact of City Old & Historic District status. We heard/saw their first draft last month; they’ve been working on the presentation since then, addressing requests from the last meeting.

Heating and Cooling Your Old House

Fri Apr 25 6:00 pm
A.C.O.R.N is pleased to offer a new “Fix-It-Up” workshop: “Heating and Cooling Your Old House”. There are many different ways to heat and cool historic homes but what is the best way to keep the integrity of your home and still accomplish this goal? Justin Nelson, with Dominion Heating & Air Conditioning will provide some direction for homeowners on how to improve upon an existing system or how to successfully install a new, energy efficient system for your house while maintaining the historic integrity of your home.

@ St. John’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall 2401 East Broad Street. Reservations required; $5 for A.C.O.R.N. Members, $10 for general admission For more information or to reserve a space, call (804) 422-2148 or send an e-mail to



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