this week’s calendar

07/20/2008 7:00 AM by

Liberty or Death Reenactment ; Planning Commission meeting on June 2008 Draft Downtown Master Plan; Beginning Computer Classes for Adults; open mic @ Poe’s Pub; A Presentation on Richmond Old & Historic Districts; Introduction to Organic Gardening by Tricycle Gardens; 7th District Town Hall Meeting; MORE…

Liberty or Death Reenactment

Sun Jul 20 1:00 pm
@ St. John’s Church (2401 E. Broad St.)
The Patrick Henry Committee invites you to join us for historical reenactments of the Second Virginia Convention of March 1775. In the presence of Washington, Jefferson and other notable Virginians, Patrick Henry delivered his passionate call for liberty, uttering the immortal words “give me liberty or give me death!”
For more information call 804-649-7938 or visit
Donations appreciated, 1pm tickets begin being distributed, 1:30pm patriotic musical program begins, 2pm reenactment begins

Planning Commission meeting on June 2008 Draft Downtown Master Plan

Mon Jul 21 6:00 pm
The City of Richmond Planning Commission will discuss further revisions to and consider adoption of the June 2008 Draft Downtown Master Plan on Monday, July 21. The meeting is open to the public, but there will not be a public hearing. The discussion on the Downtown Master Plan will be held at the end of the regular meeting agenda and will begin no earlier than 6PM. The meeting will be held in the fifth floor conference room of City Hall.

Please visit the Downtown Master Plan web page to view the June 2008 draft plan and to view other information, including: achievements in the 1997 Downtown Plan, meeting minutes from public hearings, and information on other events that have occurred as part of the planning process.

Beginning Computer Classes for Adults

Tue Jul 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 Jul 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

A Presentation on Richmond Old & Historic Districts

Thu Jul 24 7:00 pm
@EDI (701 North 25th Street)

Introduction to Organic Gardening by Tricycle Gardens

Thu Jul 24 6:30 pm
Tricycle Gardens are presenting the first of a series of workshops on organic gardening: Introduction to Organic Gardening (7/24), Getting Started with Organic Gardening (8/7), and Fall Gardening and Winter Preparations (9/11). Each workshop will cost $15 and take place at 211 West 7th Street in Old Manchester. Please contact if you have questions.
more info: /2008/07/12/tricycle-gardens-announces-organic-gardening-workshops/

7th District Town Hall Meeting

Sat Jul 26 11:30 am
@ Mt. Tabor Baptist Church / 2011 Fairmount Avenue
Agenda Items:
– 7th District Blighted Property Concerns
– 7th District’s Crime Stats updates and the Impact Report on the Enforcement Zones
– 7th District Community Concerns
– National Night Out


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