This week’s calendar

05/07/2011 8:59 AM by

Director’s Tour: 25th Street to Nine Mile Road; New Vision Civic League; Ukelele Concert; City Council Formal Meeting; Creighton Tenant Council ; Mosby Court Tenant Council; RECYCLING WEEK; Open Mic @ Poe’s; Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand; Adult Computer Class ; CAPS Meeting; Farm to Family bus @ Bon Secours; Unity Civic League; Chimborazo Elementary School PTA Meeting; Showtime at the Robinson; MORE…

Director’s Tour: 25th Street to Nine Mile Road

Sat May 7 10:00 am
NEW! DIRECTOR’S TOUR: 25TH TO NINE MILE ROAD Formerly one of the city’s important commercial corridors and built along one of the early streetcar routes, 25th Street is now a focal point for redevelopment activity. This tour will explore the changing retail and residential history of this area of Richmond’s East End. Led by History Center Director Bill Martin. Meet at Bon Secours Richmond Community Hospital, 1500 N. 28th Street.

New Vision Civic League

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

Ukelele Concert

Sat May 7 4:00 pm
CHIMBO GARDEN SPRING SOCIAL Ukelele Concert – Sat, May 7, 4-6 PM @Honey Whytes All American Café, 2116 E Main St (804) 643-6022
$7 per person for food. Drinks extra. Reserve a spot by dropping a check off (mail slots) to Marianne @ 311 N 29th St or Pam @ 9 N 29th St. by May 4 Made out to Chimbo Playground Community Garden. Limited seating, sign up early. Aaron Lee’s spring/summer 2011
\”Ukulele by Bicycle Tour\”.

City Council Formal Meeting

Mon May 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.

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

Typically the second and fourth 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 May 9 5:30 pm
Every 2nd Mon at 2101 Creighton Road

Mosby Court Tenant Council

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


Mon May 9 4:00 pm

Open Mic @ Poe’s

Tue May 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

Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand

Tue May 10 4:00 pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4-6 PM.
2107 Jefferson Ave, 23223

Farm Stand Opens March 22, 2011.
Fresh Veggies from our Farm, Veggie Seedlings & More! (located in Manchester District at West 9th and Bainbridge Sts).

Adult Computer Class

Wed May 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.

CAPS Meeting

Wed May 11 6:00 pm
Every 2nd Wed – 701 N 25th St. 2nd Floor

Farm to Family bus @ Bon Secours

Thu May 12 3:00 pm
The Farm to Family bus will be set up outside of Bon Secours selling fresh local produce, dairy, eggs, and more every Thursday.

Unity Civic League

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

Chimborazo Elementary School PTA Meeting

Fri May 13 6:30 pm
Come find out what is happening at Chimborazo! 3000 East Marshall St.

Showtime at the Robinson

Fri May 13 7:30 pm
Showcase your talent on the Robinson Theater\’s stage!
Talent: sing, rap, dance, self-written poetry, art (to display), mime, comedy and more.
To register or for more information contact Betsy at (804) 562-9133 or
Tickets: $3 for guests (all proceeds benefit Robinson Theater programs)



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