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this week’s calendar

December 6, 2008 9:31 am by

RECYCLING WEEK, Democratic primary for 70th; New Vision Civic League meeting; coffee with the RPS Superintendent @ Chimborazo ES; Beginning Computer Classes for Adults; CAPS Meeting; History of Civil Rights Movement in Richmond @ FRC; East End Library renovation/services public meeting; Unity Civic League; Vespers & Candlelight Walk; 16th Annual James River Parade of Lights; CHA Holiday Ball; Loretta Watson book signing and reading; Church Hill Historic Home Tour; MORE…

This is Recycling Week.

Democratic primary for 70th

Sat Dec 6 1:00 pm
Democrats in the part of the area covered by the 70th District House of Delegates seat will hold a primary this Saturday from 1-4PM at 31st Street Baptist Church (823 North 31st Street) to select a candidte for the State Delegate position being vacated by Mayor-elect Dwight Jones.

New Vision Civic League meeting

Sat Dec 6 10:00 am
@ East End Library

Contact Mary W. Thompson at (804) 648-7915 for more info.

coffee with the RPS Superintendent @ Chimborazo ES

Mon Dec 8 11:00 am
Dr. Brandon has scheduled “coffee with the Superintedent” at 4 schools in one day to dialogue with parents and the community about the schools. On Mon.Dec.8 she’ll be at Thompson Middle at 8AM, at Chimborazo at 11AM, at Mary Munford at 2PM and at the Technical Center at 5PM. Come out and have some coffee or tea with Yvonne Brandon and a great opportunity for informal conversations about our schools

Beginning Computer Classes for Adults

Tue Dec 9 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)

CAPS Meeting

Wed Dec 10 6:00 pm
@EDI (701 N 25th St.) The December CAPS meeting has been CANCELLED. The next meeting will be held January 14, 2009.

History of Civil Rights Movement in Richmond @ FRC

Wed Dec 10 7:00 pm
lecture by Eric King, Adjunct Professor, VCU

From a series of lectures on Black history, culture and related issues being presented at the Family Resource Center as a collaboration between VCU’s Department of African American Studies, Richmond’s Slave Trail Commission, the Family Resource Center, the Elegba Folklore Society and the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences.

East End Library renovation/services public meeting

Thu Dec 11 6:00 pm
“Tell us what you want your Library to be.” The City of Richmond’s City of the Future project has provided funding to renovate all the Richmond Public Library branches. Library consultants and architectural/engineering firm will hold a meeting to hear from our community about what you want our renovated library to look like.

Unity Civic League

Thu Dec 11 6:30 pm
@ St. Peter’s Development Center
22nd and X Street
Call 643-9353 or willieand@aol.com for more info.

Vespers & Candlelight Walk

Fri Dec 12 7:00 pm
St. Johns Church North 25th & East Broad Streets
Everyone Welcome

16th Annual James River Parade of Lights

Sat Dec 13 4:30 pm
The 16th Annual James River Parade of Lights will be held December 13, 2008, at Libby Hill Park, corner of 28th and E. Franklin Streets. Live entertainment starting at 4:30 PM, parade viewing at 6:00 PM; and, the Intermediate Terminal Dock, at Dock and Water Streets, parade viewing at 6:00 PM.
This year’s parade features festively decorated boats with the theme “Saluting our Military on the Historic James”, chosen to honor the many men and women serving our country. The boats cruise the parade course from Richmond to Chesterfield and Henrico counties with spectators from throughout the region that gather at several official viewing locations. The event, sponsored by the James River Advisory Council, has become a cherished holiday tradition.

CHA Holiday Ball

Sat Dec 13 8:00 pm
@Main Street Station

Loretta Watson book signing and reading

Sat Dec 13 4:00 pm
@ Family Resource Center
2405 Jefferson Ave

Loretta Watson
http://tinyurl.com/6ql88m

Church Hill Historic Home Tour

Sun Dec 14 12:00 pm
Decorated Homes & Historic Buildings
Free Carriage Rides & Shuttle
Costumed Carolers
Tickets: $15, $20 the day of the tour
Call Meagan Hamlet at (804)920-6524 or Lisa Gould at (804)200-8020 contact@omnifarious.com

TICKETS
Captain Buzzy’s Beanery*
Chez Foushee
Church Hill Florist & Herbs
deLux
Hampton House
Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens
Mr. Patrick Henry’s Pub & Grille
Once Upon a Vine
O’Toole’s
Poe’s Pub
Renmark & Associates
St John’s Church*
Tarrant’s Drug Store Cafe
The Hill Cafe*
The Valentine Museum
The Hard Shell
*day of event ticket sales

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