this week’s calendar

05/04/2008 1:30 AM by

Meeting on Chimborazo Playground; The James River – RTD Public Square; Beginning Computer Classes for Adults; open mic @ Poe’s Pub; Public Hearing on RRHA Comprehensive Agency Plan; Fairmount neighborhood clean-up; Union Hill neighborhood clean-up; MORE…

Meeting on Chimborazo Playground (RESCHEDULED)

Mon May 5 6:30 pm
The Meeting for discussing and exchange of ideas with the City on the redesign of Chimborazo Playground Park originally scheduled for 29 April, has been rescheduled for 5 May 2008. The meeting will be held in St. John’s Parish Hall beginning at 6:30 PM., and is open to the public for suggestions, ideas and comments on the playground park. For more information, please contact Mr. Heywood Harrison, Parks Planner, Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities at 804-646-5608.

The James River – RTD Public Square

Mon May 5 7:00 pm
The RTD James River Public Square conversation will begin with comments from a slate of river and development experts:

Leighton Powell, Executive Director of Scenic Virginia
Bill Street, Executive Director of the James River Association
George Ross, R3 Development/Echo Harbor
L. Preston Bryant, Virginia Secretary of Natural Resoures
Rachel Flynn, Director of Community Development, City of Richmond
Jud White, Ph.D., Environmental Policy Manager-Water, Dominion Virginia Power

The James River was picked for discussion because it’s something that binds the region, said Thomas A. Silvestri, the newspaper’s publisher.

The Public Square will be held from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m. at the newspaper’s offices downtown.

Beginning Computer Classes for Adults

Tue May 6 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 May 6 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

Public Hearing on RRHA Comprehensive Agency Plan

Thu May 8 5:30 pm
@ Calhoun Center, 436 Calhoun Street
Opportunity for public input on RRHA’s policies, including public housing redevelopment.

Fairmount neighborhood clean-up

Sat May 10 8:00 am
meet at 23rd & Q Streets

Union Hill neighborhood clean-up

Sat May 10 8:00 am


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