This week’s calendar

10/10/2009 7:55 AM by

Cyclocross at Chimborazo Park; City Council Formal Meeting; Creighton Tenant Council; Friends of Chimborazo Park Playground; Mosby Court Tenant Council; RECYCLING WEEK; Tuesday St. John’s Knitting Circle; Beginning Computer Classes for Adults; Open Mic @ Poe’s; Richmond’s Unhealed History; Beginner’s Yoga; CAPS Meeting; Jennifer McClellan meet&greet at Que Pasa; Vegetable bus; 7th District Council Candidates Forum; Church Hill Creative Homemakers Society; Give me Liberty or Give me Paint, Flowers and Books; Rocketts Landing Run to the River; MORE…

Cyclocross at Chimborazo Park

Sat Oct 10 9:00 pm
Registration starts at 9AM, racing starts at 10AM.

City Council Formal Meeting

Mon Oct 12 6:00 pm
Every 2nd and 4th Mon – Responsible for deciding official Council action, which includes discussing, adopting, rejecting, and amending laws and approving the budget. Formal meetings include a time for pubic comment and are televised live on the local PBS station and are replayed in Richmond on Government Access Channel 17, beginning at Noon and 7:00 p.m. daily.

Richmond Council Chambers, Richmond City Hall, 2nd floor; 900 E. Broad Street

Typically the second and forth Monday of each month; 6:00-8:30 p.m. (With the exception of August, when no Formal meetings are held, and holidays)

Creighton Tenant Council

Mon Oct 12 5:30 pm
Every 2nd Mon at 2101 Creighton Road

Friends of Chimborazo Park Playground

Mon Oct 12 7:00 pm

Mosby Court Tenant Council

Mon Oct 12 5:00 pm
Every 2nd Mon at Community Center 1543 Coalter Street


Mon Oct 12 6:00 am
Biweekly recycling pick-up

Tuesday St. John’s Knitting Circle

Tue Oct 13 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 13 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)

Open Mic @ Poe’s

Tue Oct 13 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 13 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 14 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.

CAPS Meeting

Wed Oct 14 6:00 pm
Every 2nd Wed – 701 N 25th St. 2nd Floor

Jennifer McClellan meet&greet at Que Pasa

Wed Oct 14 6:30 pm

Vegetable bus

Wed Oct 14 !10:01 am
Come get local farm fresh produce pumpkins and homemade goods and hand crafted items from the farm to family bus every wed 10-4:30pm near capt buzzy’s on broad or Libby hill park or check web site:
Get on the bus gus

7th District Council Candidates Forum

Thu Oct 15 6:30 pm
@ Robinson Theater – Doors open at 6:30, forum is from 7-9PM. There will be a question and answer period after the candidate make opening statments and general comments on their qualifications for 7th Dist Rep to City Council. FREE. Questions or comments to (804)814-1066.

Church Hill Creative Homemakers Society

Sat Oct 17 4:00 pm
Lower floor of Leigh Street Church (517 North 25th Street)

Give me Liberty or Give me Paint, Flowers and Books

Sat Oct 17 !10:00 am
!Please come volunteer at Bellevue Elementary School (2301 E. Grace St.) to repaint our fading US Map, create Reading Corners, label books, lay mulch, plant flowers and help beautify the front of the school. Please RSVP to Charmaine Brooks at Thank you and we hope to see you there

Rocketts Landing Run to the River

Sat Oct 17 9:30 am
Run to the River is a challenging 10k hill race, 5k community walk and 1k fun run to benefit the Neighborhood Resource Center (NRC). Runners will tackle three hills as they dash over cobblestone streets, through historic neighborhoods, and along the banks of the James River. Enjoy live music, refreshments, a free massage or a health check at the finish line party and health fair. Run to the River is one of the most difficult and scenic races in Richmond–and one of the most rewarding. All event proceeds directly support the NRC, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing quality resources to families with limited means in the Greater Fulton community of Richmond, VA. Register at:



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