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This week’s calendar

October 17, 2009 6:31 am by

Church Hill Creative Homemakers Society; Give me Liberty or Give me Paint, Flowers and Books; Rocketts Landing Run to the River; Tuesday St. John’s Knitting Circle; Beginning Computer Classes for Adults; Church Hill Association; Nathaniel Bacon Civic Association; Open Mic @ Poe’s; Richmond’s Unhealed History; Beginner’s Yoga; City Council 7th District Candidates Forum; Union Hill Civic Association; Vegetable bus; Whitcomb Court Tenant Council; History Hounds explore Church Hill; Jefferson Avenue Community Garden Community Workday; River City Saunter; MORE…

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 cbrooks@richmond.k12.va.us. 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: http://www.runtotheriver.org/register

Tuesday St. John’s Knitting Circle

Tue Oct 20 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 20 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)

Church Hill Association

Tue Oct 20 7:00 pm
Every 3rd Tues at St.John’s

Nathaniel Bacon Civic Association

Tue Oct 20 5:30 pm
3rd Tues at Nathaniel Bacon

Open Mic @ Poe’s

Tue Oct 20 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 20 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, Retreats@richmondhillva.org, or call 783-7903.

Beginner’s Yoga

Wed Oct 21 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 www.nrccafe.org for more information.

City Council 7th District Candidates Forum

Wed Oct 21 7:30 am
The Richmond Business Council of the Greater Richmond Chamber seeks input from citizens, community organizations and business leaders. The Richmond Business Council will screen all questions and choose those that best represent the issues and concerns of the business community and city residents. Submit your question to amy.chapman@grcc.com.
This event is free and open to the public. Please reserve you space by contacting Amy Chapman (783-9309 or amy.chapman@grcc.com).

October 21, 7:30 – 9:00AM at the offices of Hirschler Fleischer at 2100 East Cary Street (3rd floor).

Union Hill Civic Association

Wed Oct 21 7:00 pm
Every 3rd Wed at Cedar Street Baptist Church – This month’s meeting will be The Future of Venable Street discussion at 2241 Venable Street.

Vegetable bus

Wed Oct 21 !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: www.farmtofamily.com Get on the bus gus

Whitcomb Court Tenant Council

Wed Oct 21 5:30 pm
Every 3rd Wed at Whitcomb Court Rec Center

History Hounds explore Church Hill

Sat Oct 24 10:00 am
Dogs are invited to join their owners for this of Church Hill, in partnership with the SPCA. Dogs must have current shots, mix well with others and remain on a leash. Owners are responsible for water and cleaning up after their dogs. The SPCA will provide bags.

Reservations are required: (804) 649-0711 ext. 301. Space is limited. Meet your guide at Patrick Henry Park, across from St. John’s Church, at E. Broad and 25th streets. $10

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

Jefferson Avenue Community Garden Community Workday

Sat Oct 24 10:00 am
Tricycle Gardens Community Workday. Help us prep the garden for fall and winter! (Jefferson Avenue between 23rd and 24th in Church Hill)

River City Saunter

Sun Oct 25 2:00 pm
Join citizens, elected officials, and nonprofit and business leaders on a journey through the Richmond Region led by Partnership For Smarter Growth. Discover how our communities can thrive by growing more wisely and celebrate Richmond’s best with local food and music, a Live Tree Auction and a Silent Auction.

Find out how you can help change your world! Meet us at the former Cloverleaf Mall, 2701 Midlothian Turnpike.


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