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this week’s calendar

02/07/2009 1:00 AM by

New Vision Civic League meeting; Public hearing on ordinance on changes to the Downtown Master Plan; Tuesday St. John’s Knitting Circle; Beginning Computer Classes for Adults; Financial Education 101 @ MLK PTA; CAPS Meeting; Digging Through the Grooves: Afro-Feelings and Black Markets in Ghana, West Africa; Open Mic @ Honey Whyte’s; Unity Civic League; MORE…

New Vision Civic League meeting

Sat Feb 7 10:00 am
@ East End Library
Contact Mary W. Thompson at (804) 648-7915 for more info.

Public hearing on ordinance on changes to the Downtown Master Plan

Mon Feb 9 6:00 pm
The Richmond Downtown Plan was adopted on October 13, 2008. Following its adoption, an ordinance (PDF) was introduced that would direct the City Planning Commission to consider amendments to the Plan. Richmond City Council will hold a public hearing on this ordinance on Monday, February 9, 2009 at 6:00pm in City Council Chambers (2nd floor, City Hall).
The ordinance would direct the Planning Commission to consider amendments to the Plan, including those related to:
Viewsheds
Street and alley closings
Waterfront access
Development standards for the former Tarmac property (also known as “Echo Harbor”)
J. Sargeant Reynolds C.C. Downtown Campus
Stormwater management
Downtown infrastructure
Main Street Station
State-owned property (Capitol Square Complex)
Find out more…

Tuesday St. John’s Knitting Circle

Tue Feb 10
The weekly Tuesday St. John’s Knitting Circle, in the Parish Center on Feb.3rd.
Martha Broughton at 648-2145 for more info.

Beginning Computer Classes for Adults

Tue Feb 10 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)

Financial Education 101 @ MLK PTA

Tue Feb 10 6:00 pm
A basic look at how to manage money, create financial goals and save. The community is invited to attend. MLK Jr. Middle School, 1000 Mosby Street
Sponsored by the MLK Jr. PTA and Virginia Credit Union

CAPS Meeting

Wed Feb 11 6:00 pm
@EDI (701 N 25th St.)

Digging Through the Grooves: Afro-Feelings and Black Markets in Ghana, West Africa

Wed Feb 11 7:00 pm
Building on the success of the fall series, the Family Resource Center will be offering a Spring 2009 Community Course on African American Studies from 7-9PM on Wednesday evenings at the FRC (2405 Jefferson Avenue).

Feb.11 Digging Through the Grooves: Afro-Feelings and Black Markets in Ghana, West Africa – Prof.Sionne Neely

Open Mic @ Honey Whyte’s

Wed Feb 11 8:15 pm
Weekly Open Mic every Wednesday at Honey Whyte’s (2116 East Main St), hosted by Jim Daab. Sign up at 8:15, music at 9PM

Unity Civic League

Thu Feb 12 6:30 pm
@ St. Peter’s Development Center
22nd and X Street
Call 643-9353 or willieand@aol.com for more information.

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