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December 13, 2008 9:16 am by

16th Annual James River Parade of Lights; CHA Holiday Ball; Loretta Watson book signing and reading; Church Hill Historic Home Tour; Beginning Computer Classes for Adults; CAR meeting; Archaeology in Richmond; How Media Images of African Americans Affect the Behavior of Youth @ FRC; Richmond Police Athletic League carolers; Union Hill Progressive Desert; Church Hill Creative Homemakers Society; Richmond Police Athletic League carolers; UHOP Christmas Program; MORE…

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
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

Beginning Computer Classes for Adults

Tue Dec 16 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)

CAR meeting

Tue Dec 16 3:30 pm
The agenda for the December 16 CAR meeting (PDF) includes the following: demolish two-story mixed-use frame building at 3302 East Marshall Street, rehabilitate brick/stucco portion and demolish frame portion and reconstruct with taller profile at 401 North 27th Street, construct 79 units at 2001 East Broad Street, and rehabilitate commercial building and construct new adjacent building at 2211 Jefferson Ave

/2008/12/09/agenda-for-the-121608-car-meeting/

Archaeology in Richmond

Wed Dec 17 10:00 am
Come and see the latest findings at the archaeological dig in Shockoe Bottom, including the discovery of the foundations of the Lumpkin’s Slave Jail and other structures in the compound, once known as “The Devil’s Half Acre.”

in Shockoe Bottom (west of the 17th Street Market), between Main and Broad streets (behind Main Street Station).

How Media Images of African Americans Affect the Behavior of Youth @ FRC

Wed Dec 17 7:00 pm
Dr. Aashir Nasim, Associate Professor of African American Studies and Psychology, 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.

Richmond Police Athletic League carolers

Wed Dec 17 7:00 pm
The Richmond Police Athletic League carolers will sing seasonal favorites at Fourth Baptist Church (28th and P Streets) on Dec.17 @ 7PM and on Dec.21 @ 10AM.

Union Hill Progressive Desert

Fri Dec 19 7:00 pm
A century ago it was the custom of our neighborhood for residents to open their homes during the Christmas season and to share desserts and fellowship with their neighbors and friends. Last year the modern day neighbors of Union Hill took up that tradition with the first Union Hill Progressive Dessert. Building on last year, we will be progressing to four new homes on December 19th. Please join us (and spread the word), as Union Hill celebrates the Season.

Church Hill Creative Homemakers Society

Sat Dec 20 4:00 pm
Lower floor of Leigh Street Church (517 North 25th Street)

Richmond Police Athletic League carolers

Sun Dec 21 10:00 am
The Richmond Police Athletic League carolers will sing seasonal favorites at Fourth Baptist Church (28th and P Streets) on Dec.17 @ 7PM and on Dec.21 @ 10AM.

UHOP Christmas Program

Sun Dec 21 5:00 pm
The boys and girls of the
church will combine their talents to present the annual holiday
program. This event is FREE and everyone is invited.

United House of Prayer For All People
926 Chimborazo Blvd.
Richmond Virginia 23223

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