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08/15/2009 6:00 AM by

CAHN’s 4th Annual Live Healthy Block Party; 2009 Summer Reenactment Series; Church Hill Walking Tour; 7th District City Council Candidates Forum; Tuesday St. John’s Knitting Circle; Beginning Computer Classes for Adults; Garden Day at the NRC; Open Mic @ Poe’s; Showtime at the Robinson; Back-to-School Community Festival; Movie Night at Armstrong; MORE…

CAHN’s 4th Annual Live Healthy Block Party

Sat Aug 15 10:00 am
Capital Area Health Network is inviting you and your friends and families to our 4th Annual Live Healthy Block Party on Saturday, August 15, 2009 from 10AM to 3PM at the Ethel Bailey Furman Memorial Park located beside George Mason Elementary. (813 N. 29th Street-Historic Church Hill)

Just some of this year’s attractions:

*FREE Medical and Dental screenings for children and adults.
*FREE Dental cleanings for children.
*FREE Live Entertainment
*FREE Kiddie Rides including a Water Slide!
*FREE face painting and balloons
*FREE Petting Zoo
*FREE chance to build a stuffed animal for the first 100 children to be screened.
*FREE goody bags once screened.

2009 Summer Reenactment Series

Sun Aug 16 1:00 pm
The Patrick Henry Committee invites you to bring your friends and family to a reenactment of the Second Virginia Convention of March 1775. In the presence of Washington, Jefferson, and other notable Virginians, Patrick Henry delivered his passionate call for liberty, uttering the immortal words, “Give me liberty or give me death!”

Tickets are handed out on a first come, first served basis starting at 1:00pm. At 1:30pm, there is a music program on the 1905 Stein organ. The reenactment begins at 2:00pm. These events are free and open to the public. Please call 804-648-5015 for more information.

Church Hill Walking Tour

Sun Aug 16 2:00 pm
Examine 19th century architecture and modern revitalization efforts in Richmond’s oldest intact neighborhood. Developed by Major William Mayo, Church Hill is home to St. John’s Church, where Patrick Henry made his famous speech, and the city’s largest number of antebellum structures.

Meet your guide at Patrick Henry Park across from St. John’s Church, E. Broad and 24th streets. $10 (Pay your guide on the day of the tour. ) Members: $5

http://www.richmondhistorycenter.com/walktour.asp

7th District City Council Candidates Forum

Tue Aug 18 7:00 pm
Sponsored by the Richmond Crusade for Voters, held at the Letter Carriers’ building (2416 Chamberlayne Avenue)
http://richmondcrusadeforvoters.org

Tuesday St. John’s Knitting Circle

Tue Aug 18
The Tuesday St. John’s Knitting Circle’s weekly meeting, in the Parish Center. If you have questions, please call Martha Broughton at 648-2145.

Beginning Computer Classes for Adults

Tue Aug 18 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)

Garden Day at the NRC

Tue Aug 18 3:30 pm
Fulton’s NRC will be selling veggies out of the Gardens on Tuesdays during the summer. Call or come by to see what’s fresh! 1519 Williamsburg Rd. (804) 864-5797

Open Mic @ Poe’s

Tue Aug 18 8:15 pm
Weekly Open Mic every Tuesday at Poe’s Pub, hosted by Jim Daab. Sign up at 8:15, music at 9PM

Showtime at the Robinson

Fri Aug 21 7:30 pm
Call now to register your act!

Robinson Theater
corner of 29th & Q Street
(804)562–9133

see also: /2009/07/20/robinson-block-party-this-friday/

Back-to-School Community Festival

Sat Aug 22 12:00 pm
Temple of Judah at 2120 Venable Street will be hosting a Back to School Community Festival on Saturday, August 22nd from noon to 5 pm. There will be free food, games, face painting, and FREE SCHOOL SUPPLIES.

Movie Night at Armstrong

Sat Aug 22 7:30 pm
Begins @ dark. Iron Man will be at at Armstrong on August 22.


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