this week’s calendar

10/11/2008 9:12 AM by

Beginning Computer Classes for Adults; open mic @ Poe’s Pub; renovators open house @ Elmira Shelton House; Church Hill Creative Homemakers Society; Community Planning in Richmond workshop; Hands On Greater Richmond day of action; planning commission meeting; MORE…

Beginning Computer Classes for Adults

Tue Oct 14 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 Oct 14 7:30 pm
acoustic open mic at Poe’s Pub on East Main, hosted by Jim Daab. Sign up is at 7:30, music starts at 8, goes until closing @2AM

renovators open house @ Elmira Shelton House

Fri Oct 17 5:30 pm
RBVa and ACORN invite you to experience the history of 2407 East Grace Street and appreciate the the extraordinary and extensive restoration of this beautiful Greek Revival house on Friday, October 17th, from 5:30-7:00 pm.

Church Hill Creative Homemakers Society

Sat Oct 18 4:00 pm
Lower floor of Leigh Street Church (517 North 25th Street)

Community Planning in Richmond workshop

Sat Oct 18 8:30 pm
In recognition of National Community Planning Month, the City of Richmond Department of Community Development is sponsoring a workshop on Community Planning in Richmond on Saturday, October 18, from 8:30-11:30AM at SunTrust Bank (919 E. Main Street). Topics to include: Tools for neighborhood planning, Green planning in Richmond, Communications today, Strengthening community organizations, and Civic associations meet and greet. To RSVP, or for more information, contact the Richmond Department of Community Development, Division of Housing and Neighborhoods at (804)646-6344.

Hands On Greater Richmond day of action

Sat Oct 18
Hands On Greater Richmond is organizing a day of community action on Saturday, October 18th and wants you to “imagine how much better Richmond could be if we all spent just 5 hours doing something together for the community.”

Imagine joining hundreds of other volunteers to make a difference for greater Richmond on Saturday, October 18, 2008. Friends, neighbors, families, and anyone interested in making a difference will transform our community by volunteering at over 30 nonprofits on this one day. Hands On Greater Richmond needs you to make this day successful.

planning commission meeting

Mon Oct 20 1:30 pm
A piece of legislation proposed by the Urban Forestry Division of the City of Richmond that is heading to the city’s planning commission on Monday, October 20, at 1:30pm. The ordinance states that:
No tree shall be planted at least 25 feet from street intersections and at least 10 feet from alleys.
No tree shall be planted closer than 10 feet to a utility pole.


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