This week’s calendar

10/03/2009 6:20 AM by

Macabre March Candlelit Tour; New Vision Civic League; Tricycle Gardens First Annual Harvest Dinner; Henley Street’s Lamp Post Toast; RPS School Board; Tuesday St. John’s Knitting Circle; Beginning Computer Classes for Adults; Friends of Libby Hill Park; Open Mic @ Poe’s; Richmond’s Unhealed History; Beginner’s Yoga; Liberty Lecture Series; Unity Civic League; MORE…

Macabre March Candlelit Tour

Sat Oct 3 7:00 pm
Pay homage to the life and works of Edgar Allan Poe on this memorial Candlelit walking tour. Begin your tour in the grave yard of St. Johns Church then stalk the old haunts of Poe while enjoying local ghost lore. End your tour with an eerie performance in the haunted gardens of the Edgar Allan Poe Museum. Enjoy a cash bar and wickedly delicious treats while browsing the exhibits of the Poe Museum.

Price for the event: $15.00 per person. Ticket includes candle, guided tour, performance, one free drink ticket, and wickedly delicious treats! Call the Poe Museum at 804.648.5523 for more information.

New Vision Civic League

Sat Oct 3 10:00 am
Ever 1st Saturday at the East End Library. Contact Mary Thompson at (804)648-7915 for more info.

Tricycle Gardens First Annual Harvest Dinner

Sat Oct 3 !6:00 pm
at the Robinson Theater – SOLD OUT

Henley Street’s Lamp Post Toast

Sun Oct 4 6:00 pm
Henley Street Theatre Company will be hosting a fundraiser at the Eric Schindler Gallery located at 2305 E. Broad Street. There will be live music, heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer. RSVP to 804-340-0115.

RPS School Board

Mon Oct 5 4:30 pm
The RPS School Board meets at 4:30PM and 6PM on the first Monday of each month in Council Chamber Room on the 2nd floor of City Hall, located at 301 North Ninth Street; and at 6PM on the third Monday of each month at selected schools.

Tuesday St. John’s Knitting Circle

Tue Oct 6 10:30 am
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 Oct 6 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)

Friends of Libby Hill Park

Tue Oct 6 7:00 pm
Every 1st Tues, location varies – Contact Marion Macdonald at or (804)644-1347 for more info.

Open Mic @ Poe’s

Tue Oct 6 8:15 pm
Weekly Open Mic every Tuesday at Poe’s Pub, hosted by Jim Daab. Sign up at 8:15, music at 9PM

Richmond’s Unhealed History

Tue Oct 6 7:30 pm
Richmond Hill presents “Richmond’s Unhealed History,” 1607-2009, nine lectures on the history of Richmond, on Tuesday nights from September 22 to November 17 at 7:30 p.m. The lectures are by the Rev. Ben Campbell,
Pastoral Director of Richmond Hill. Requested donation for the series is $90. Those attending are encouraged to join the Richmond Hill Community for prayers at 6 p.m. And supper at 6:30 p.m. An additional $45 will reserve a place at supper. Register with Karen Moore, Guest master at Richmond Hill,, or call 783-7903.

Beginner’s Yoga

Wed Oct 7 7:00 pm
@ Neighborhood Resource Center – 1519 Williamsburg Road – Relax, renew and do something great for the community! All proceeds benefit the Neighborhood Resource Center. Suggested $10 donation. Call (804)864-5797 or visit for more information.

Liberty Lecture Series

Wed Oct 7 11:00 am
The biannual Liberty Lecture Series is co-produced by the Valentine Richmond History Center and the St. John\’s Church Foundation. Lectures focus on different aspects of political, social, economic, and regional history, and are held in the sanctuary of St. John\’s Church in Church Hill.

The speaker for the October installment is Dr. George Herring, Professor Emeritus at the University of Kentucky and author of From Colony to Superpower: U.S. Foreign Relations since 1776, published by Oxford University Press in late 2008. Formerly a professor at the University of Richmond, Dr. Herring will draw parallels to current U.S. diplomacy issues with historical challenges and lessons.

The lecture is free; guests are invited to stay for a post-lecture lunch and book signing. Books will be available for sale in the St. John\’s Church Visitor Center. Lunch is $10.00; reservations are required. Please contact Kate Aliberti at 804.649.0711 ext. 339.

Unity Civic League

Thu Oct 8 6:30 pm
@ St. Peter’s Development Center
22nd and X Street
Call 643-9353 or for more information.



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