This week’s calendar

04/24/2010 7:07 AM by

2010 RESTORE VIRGINIA; Boys and Girls Club Yard Sale; Community Clean-up Day; Richmond Earth Day Festival; Road to Revolution Sign Unveiling with Governor McDonnell and Public Reenactment; City Council Formal Meeting; Open Mic @ Poe’s; Veggie Bus; Beginner’s Yoga; Fairfield Court Tenants Council; New Vision Civic League; Jane’s Walk; MORE…


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

Boys and Girls Club Yard Sale

Sat Apr 24 8:00 am
3701 R Street

Community Clean-up Day

Sat Apr 24 8:00 am
!The Union Hill, Church Hill Central, Unity, and New Visions civic associations have a neighborhood clean-up set for this Saturday. Trash bags and grabbers will be provided. Come out to one of the 4 meet-up locations to help out:

Union Hill – 10AM @ Jessamine and 23rd Streets
New Visions – 8AM @ Q and 23rd Streets
Church Hill Central – 8AM @ 25th and Nine Mile
Unity – 8AM @ 22nd and X Street

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!

Make plans now to attend this exciting event!

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.

City Council Formal Meeting

Mon Apr 26 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)

Open Mic @ Poe’s

Tue Apr 27 8:15 pm
Weekly Open Mic every Tuesday at Poe’s Pub, hosted by Jim Daab. Sign up at 8:15, music at 9PM

Veggie Bus

Tue Apr 27 10:00 am
The veggie bus will be parked at 25th and Broad on Tuesdays from 10AM untill 2:30PM and then the NRC on Williamsburg Road in Fulton from 3PM until 6PM, and on Wednesdays at 25th and Broad again from 11am till 7pm starting Jan 6th.

We will always be at Libby Hill Park each Thursday from 4-6pm for our CSA drop off.

We have collards kale creasy greens apples potatoes winter squash sausage BBQ chicken eggs milk cheese butter yogurt cider maple syrup apple butterand more so come support local farmers and get healthy goods, too.

You can always call us at (540)872-6528 if you have questions or want to find us. Follow us on facebook or check out our web site

Beginner’s Yoga

Wed Apr 28 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.

Fairfield Court Tenants Council

Wed Apr 28 5:00 pm
Every 4th Wed at 2506 Phaup Street

New Vision Civic League

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

Jane’s Walk

Sun May 2 3:00 pm
Jane’s Walks are “a series of free neighborhood walking tours that helps put people in touch with their environment and with each other, by bridging social and geographic gaps and creating a space for cities to discover themselves” that began in 2007 in Toronto.
The walk will explore the urban vibrancy of the Church Hill neighborhood of Richmond, touching the historic architecture, public spaces, connectivity to neighborhood services and more! Email to sign up!




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