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This week’s calendar

08/07/2010 2:45 AM by

East End Transformation Charrette follow-up meeting; 2010 St.John’s Reenactment Series; Rachel’s Farmstand; Creighton Tenant Council; Friends of Chimborazo Park Playground; Mosby Court Tenant Council; Oakwood-Chimborazo Association; Open Mic @ Poe’s; Adult Computer Class; Beginner’s Yoga; Unity Civic League; Movie Night at Chimborazo Park; Showtime at the Robinson; An Afternoon with Eliza Poe; MORE…

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).

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2010 St.John’s Reenactment Series

Sun Aug 8 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 8 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.
22nd and Carrington

City Council Formal Meeting

Mon Aug 9 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.

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

Frequency
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 Aug 9 5:30 pm
Every 2nd Mon at 2101 Creighton Road

Friends of Chimborazo Park Playground

Mon Aug 9 7:00 pm
Every 2nd Monday at EDI

Mosby Court Tenant Council

Mon Aug 9 5:00 pm
Every 2nd Mon at Community Center 1543 Coalter Street

Oakwood-Chimborazo Association

Tue Aug 10 6:00 pm
At the Boys and Girls Club – 3701 R Street

Open Mic @ Poe’s

Tue Aug 10 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 11 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 11 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.

Unity Civic League

Thu Aug 12 7:30 pm
@ St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
22nd and X Street
Call 643-9353 or willieand@aol.com for more information.

Movie Night at Chimborazo Park

Fri Aug 13 8:30 pm
Fame @ Chimborazo Park, 2900 East Grace Street. For more information, call 804-646-5733.

Showtime at the Robinson

Fri Aug 13 7:30 pm
The neighborhood’s best talent show

An Afternoon with Eliza Poe

Sat Aug 14 2:00 pm
MINDS WIDE OPEN: Virginia Celebrates Women in the Arts is the first statewide celebration of its kind. Between March and June of 2010, thousands of special events will occur to honor contributions by women to arts and culture. Any individual or group can participate by presenting at least one public program focused on women.

St. John’s Church’s cemetery is the final resting place of Elizabeth Arnold Poe, Edgar Allan Poe’s birth mother and an accomplished stage actress in her day. Eliza was known for her theatrical versatility, her comedic skill, and her beautiful singing voice. She was twenty-four when she passed away in Richmond in 1811, and at the time of her death she was on her way to achieving national stardom. Eliza Poe will tell about her tragically short life story and perform selections from her vast repertoire.

Cost is $6.00 for adults; $5.00 for seniors; $4.00 for ages 7-18; free for under 7. Please call 804.648.5015 or email programs@saintjohns.cc for more information.


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