this week’s calendar

10/18/2008 7:15 AM by

Community Planning in Richmond workshop; Hands On Greater Richmond day of action; planning commission meeting; Beginning Computer Classes for Adults; Church Hill Association meeting; Meet Your Candidates forum; School Board Candidates Forum; open mic @ Poe’s Pub; Saint Gertrude High School 28th Annual Harvest House Tour; MORE…

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

Beginning Computer Classes for Adults

Tue Oct 21 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)

Meet Your Candidates forum

Tue Oct 21 7:00 pm
@ Powhatan Hill Community Center.
The Richmond mayoral candidates and the 7th district council and school board candidates will be in attendance.
In the contest for the 7th district council seat, it will be Clarence Kenney vs incumbent Delores L. McQuinn. Three candidates will vie for the school board seat: Ronald L. Bond, Donald L. Coleman, and Torey J. Edmonds.

School Board Candidates Forum

Tue Oct 21 5:30 pm
@ Bellevue Elementary School
A separate 7th District Candidates Forum that includes the school board candidates, council candidates, and mayoral candidates will follow the same evening beginning at 7PM at the Powhatan Community Center in Fulton. Both forums are open the public.

open mic @ Poe’s Pub

Tue Oct 21 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

Saint Gertrude High School 28th Annual Harvest House Tour

Sun Oct 26 1:00 pm
The Saint Gertrude High School 28th Annual Harvest House Tour will be held on Sunday, October 26th 2008 from 1-5PM. The tour will feature private homes and historic sites in the neighborhood. Tickets will be available after October 1 at Leo Burke Furniture, Judy Newcomb Gallery, Church Hill Herbs and Florist and Saint Gertrude High School


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