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This week’s calendar

04/17/2010 8:06 AM by

The Princess and the Frog @ Robinson Theater; Church Hill Walking Tour; Church Hill Central Civic Association; Groundbreaking of The Pillars at Oakmont; Church Hill Association; Nathaniel Bacon Civic Association; Open Mic @ Poe’s; Beginner’s Yoga; Historic Garden Week in Virginia 2010 – Church Hill Tour; Union Hill Civic Association; Whitcomb Court Tenant Council; Caritas Furniture Bank Community Yard Sale; 2010 RESTORE VIRGINIA; Community Clean-up Day; Richmond Earth Day Festival; Road to Revolution Sign Unveiling with Governor McDonnell; MORE…

The Princess and the Frog

Sat Apr 17 2:00 pm
The folks at the Robinson Theater will be showing Disney’s latest, The Princess and the Frog, this Saturday, April 17, at 2PM. $1/door.

Church Hill Walking Tour

Sun Apr 18 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 at Patrick Henry Park across from St. John’s Church, E. Broad and 24th streets.

Church Hill Central Civic Association

Mon Apr 19 7:00 pm
Every third Monday of each month @ The Robinson Theater (2903 Q Street)

Celebrate the groundbreaking of The Pillars at Oakmont

Tue Apr 20 5:30 pm
Habitat for Humanity will be hosting a Neighborhood Block Party at T and 33rd Streets on Tuesday, April 20, from 5:30-7:30PM:
Please join us for food, fun, and fellowship to celebrate our volunteers and the groundbreaking of The Pillars at Oakmont, Richmond Habitat’s newest townhome development in North Church Hill. Children of all ages will enjoy our Kid Zone. RSVP to (804) 232-7001 or by email to

Church Hill Association

Tue Apr 20 7:00 pm
Every 3rd Tues at St.Johns

Nathaniel Bacon Civic Association

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

Open Mic @ Poe’s

Tue Apr 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

Beginner’s Yoga

Wed Apr 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 for more information.

Historic Garden Week in Virginia 2010 – Church Hill Tour

Wed Apr 21 5:30 pm
Full tickets $35 per day purchased in advance. Full tickets $40 per day purchased on tour day, $20 for single-site admission. See below for local advance ticket sale locations or access Children 6 to 12, $20, children 5 and under, free admission. Minors 17 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. No credit card payments accepted, except in advance online at

Union Hill Civic Association

Wed Apr 21 7:00 pm
Every 3rd Wednesday

Whitcomb Court Tenant Council

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

Caritas Furniture Bank Community Yard Sale

Fri Apr 23 8:00 am
CARITAS Furniture Bank is hosting a mega Community Yard Sale on April 23 and 24th 8am-1pm at 1125 E Commerce Rd Richmond, VA 23224. We’re offering over 30,000 Sq Ft of accumulated goods that do not meet the needs of our clients including clothes, appliances, electronics, antiques, outdoor furniture, glassware, silver and much more. All proceeds will benefit CARITAS Furniture Bank, a local 501(c)(3) organization moving people from shelter to stability.


Sat Apr 24 10:00 am
Come learn how to care for your historic or older home! RESTORE VIRGINIA! is open to all and will be of particular interest to owners of historic property or older homes. Participants can expect to gain a greater understanding of how to care for the special needs of historic buildings. For more information about the event, visit

Community Clean-up Day

Sat Apr 24 8:00 am
Unity, Union Hill, Church Hill Central, and New Visions will be holding a community clean-up day! Unity Civic League will meet at 22nd and X Street (St. Peters Parish) at 8:00 AM. Church Hill Central volunteers will meet at the corner of 25th and Nine Mile at 8AM. New Visions volunteers will meet at 23rd and Q Streets at 8AM. Union Hill is TBA.

Richmond Earth Day Festival

Sun Apr 25 12:00 pm
This year’s Earth Day Celebration promises to be bigger and better than ever! The Richmond Earth Day Celebration is FREE to attend, thanks to the support of several new and returning sponsors. There will be all sorts of environmentally conscious vendors & exhibitors (it’s Earth Day, after all!). The event will also feature many programs for children, sustainable lifestyle workshops, local bands, artwork and exhibits, entertainment and food! For more info, go to

Road to Revolution Sign Unveiling with Governor McDonnell and Public Reenactment

Sun Apr 25 1:30 pm
The Patrick Henry Committee invites you to join Governor Robert McDonnell at St. John’s Church for the unveiling of the Road to Revolution sign. Following the unveiling, there will be a reenactment of the Second Virginia Convention of March 1775, when Patrick Henry gave his famous “Liberty or Death” speech.



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