This week’s calendar

07/31/2010 2:00 AM by

2010 St.John’s Reenactment Series; Rachel’s Farmstand; CAR feedback meeting; Lemonaid for Haiti; RECYCLING WEEK; RPS School Board; Friends of Libby Hill Park; National Night Out; Open Mic @ Poe’s; Adult Computer Class; Beginner’s Yoga; East End Transformation Charrette follow-up meeting; New Vision Civic League; MORE…

2010 St.John’s Reenactment Series

Sun Aug 1 1:00 pm
The Patrick Henry Committee invites you to bring your friends and family to a reenactment of the Second Virginia Convention of March 1775. In the presence of Washington, Jefferson, and other notable Virginians, Patrick Henry delivered his passionate call for liberty, uttering the immortal words, “Give me liberty or give me death!” These events are free and open to the public. Seating begins at 1:00pm on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call 804-648-5015 for more information.

Rachel’s Farmstand

Sun Aug 1 12:00 pm
Fresh Produce 12-2pm every Sunday. Fresh from my garden to your table. Grown the way nature intended
with NO harmful chemicals. Fresh Tomatoes & Tomato Plants, Peppers, Onions, Herbs, Zucchini, Cucumbers, Squash.

CAR feedback meeting

Mon Aug 2 6:00 pm
Councilwoman Cynthia Newbille will be hosting a community meeting on Monday, August 2nd, 2010 at 6:00PM at the Family Resource Center located at 2405 Jefferson Avenue to obtain feedback on the CAR Recommendations. Councilman Bruce Tyler and City Staff will be present to review and discuss the CAR Recommendations. This is an opportunity to provide feedback on the recommendations prior to a paper going to City Council.

MORE: /2010/07/27/car-feedback-meeting-set-for-monday_14561/

Lemonaid for Haiti

Mon Aug 2 11:30 am
CHAT and East End Fellowship are hosting a lemonade stand featuring freshly baked homemade chocolate chip cookies. “Proceeds will help build a house for a displaced family in Haiti Our goal is $1200! Prices are $1.00 for a giant cookie, $0.50 for lemonade, and $0.50 for two small cookies. Lemonade and Cookies will be available at Leigh St. and 25th St. and next to the 25th Street Post Office from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm Monday August 2 through Friday August 6. What is better than some cold lemonade with freshly baked chocolate chip cookies?


Mon Aug 2 9:00 pm

RPS School Board

Mon Aug 2 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.

Friends of Libby Hill Park

Tue Aug 3 7:00 pm
Every 1st Tues, location varies – Contact Marion Macdonald at or (804)644-1347 for more info.

National Night Out

Tue Aug 3 6:00 pm
The 27th Annual National Night Out will take place on Tuesday, August 3, 2010, with events all across the East End, Richmond, and the country. Come on out, have a snack, and meet your neighbors!

MORE: /2010/07/28/national-night-out-festivities-include-cookouts-a-movie-and-a-bike-ride_14572/

Open Mic @ Poe’s

Tue Aug 3 8:15 pm
Weekly Open Mic every Tuesday at Poe’s Pub, hosted by Jim Daab. Sign up at 8:15, music at 9PM

Adult Computer Class

Wed Aug 4 10:00 am
At the East End Library – Meet the Mouse. Very basic instruction for the complete novice who doesn’t like computers, has to learn to use one, and is ready to have some fun. Class size is limited. First come, first serve.

Beginner’s Yoga

Wed Aug 4 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.

East End Transformation Charrette follow-up meeting

Sat Aug 7 10:30 am
Councilwoman Newbille will hold a meeting in Richmond’s East End 7th District to discuss and review the preliminary draft report that was written to encompass the results of the seven-day Richmond Nine Mile Road/25th Street Corridor Revitalization Plan – Community Planning “Charrette” held in June. The meeting will be held on Saturday, August 7, 2010, from 10:30AM- noon at the East District Initiative Building (701 N. 25th Street).

From the press release:

The Richmond Nine Mile Road/25th Street Corridor Revitalization Plan – Community Planning “Charrette” was held in the East End 7th District during a seven day period from June 1-7, 2010. This series of community meetings involved nearly 2,000 residents and stakeholders and included Councilwoman Newbille, Mayor Dwight Jones, Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority (RRHA), and Bon Secours Richmond Community Hospital. The goal of these meetings is to create a vision and plan for the revitalization of the Nine Mile Road/25th Street Corridor in Richmond’s Historic East End.
In preparing this plan, the consultant company DPZ was hired to assist with facilitating the Charrette and preparing reports to aid in producing a Richmond Nine Mile Road/25th Street Corridor Revitalization Plan.

New Vision Civic League

Sat Aug 7 10:00 am
Every 1st Saturday at the East End Library. Contact Mary Thompson at (804)648-7915 for more info.



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