This week’s calendar

05/21/2011 8:45 AM by

Libby Hill Yard Sale; The Blue Sky Fund’s Sixth Annual Church Hill Games; The Faces of HOPE 1st ANNUAL 5K Walk/Run; Bring a friend to the NRC; City Council Formal Meeting; RECYCLING WEEK; CAR meeting; History of Chocolate; Open Mic @ Poe’s; Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand; Adult Computer Class ; Fairfield Court Tenants Council; Farm to Family bus @ Bon Secours; Union Hill Neighborhood Clean-Up; Memorial Day Celebration; MORE…

Libby Hill Yard Sale

Sat May 21 9:00 am
It’s time for the annual gargantuan and all overshadowing hysteric All Church Hill Yard Sale! 2800 block of East Franklin Street at Libby Hill Park on Saturday, May 21, from 9AM-sunset.

Open to everyone, all are encouraged to participate. No space assignments, set up as early as you like — the shade tree spots in the park go fast! Come early, stay late. Contact Chuck Wrenn @ (804)788-1715 or Marilyn Stroh at (804)648-2109 for more details.


The Blue Sky Fund’s Sixth Annual Church Hill Games

Sat May 21 9:30 am
The Bill Robinson Park, in Church Hill. 701 North 37th Street

Admission is FREE. To volunteer or enter a participant, please contact: Lawson@(804)938-9961 or Cat@(804)840-6610. E-mail

The Faces of HOPE 1st ANNUAL 5K Walk/Run

Sat May 21 9:00 am
The Saving OurSelves Walk to Wellness is the 5K for everyone who wants to become healthier, but doesn’t know how or when to
start. To be held in Chimborazo Park. For more information or to register visit

Bring a friend to the NRC

Sun May 22 12:00 pm
On Sunday, May 22nd, the Neighborhood Resource Center will be hosting an afternoon reception / open house as an opportunity for our friends and neighbors to introduce someone new to the NRC. So grab a friend and come on by…there will be yummy food cooked by the NRC after-school kids and plenty of volunteers on hand to give you a tour. Visit the Montessori Preschool, take a stroll through the Children’s Learning Garden, listen to a recent tune written and recorded in the NRC studio and learn about the NRC’s new community organizing initiative, Greater Fulton’s Future. We hope you’ll join us!


City Council Formal Meeting

Mon May 23 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)


Mon May 23 4:00 pm

CAR meeting

Tue May 24 3:30 pm
Every 4th Tuesday at 5th Floor Conference Room of City Hall

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History of Chocolate

Tue May 24 1:00 pm
Join Professional Chocolatier, Cathy Churcher, and learn everything you’ve always wanted to know about chocolate from cocoa nut candy.


Open Mic @ Poe’s

Tue May 24 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 24 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 25 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.

Fairfield Court Tenants Council

Wed May 25 5:00 pm
Every 4th Wed at 2506 Phaup Street

Farm to Family bus @ Bon Secours

Thu May 26 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.

Union Hill Neighborhood Clean-Up

Sat May 28 !2:00 pm
Show some love for the Richmond community by coming to our 3rd Union Hill neighborhood clean-up! MCV Green Unity has adopted the 1800 block of O St. (through Richmond City Adopt-a-Block), so help us beautify it and the surrounding neighborhood by coming out and offering your hands for a couple of hours.

Please meet at 1:50pm at the corner N 20th St. & O St. Wear good walking shoes that you don’t mind getting rough in & bring your own durable gloves if you have any. Trash grabbers, bags, and snacks will be provided, but try to bring your own water bottle. Bring your friends & help beautify RVA

Memorial Day Celebration

Sun May 29 10:00 am
Reenactment of the Second Virginia Convention,Book signing in Visitor Center with Judith Bowen-Sherman, Tours led by a costumed docent exploring Patrick Henry’s political career and the national and international implications of his “Liberty or Death” speech.

Historical exhibits in Parish Hall, Graveyard tour with prayers at graves of those who served in six wars. Guests
from lineage and veterans societies are invited. Patrick Henry Park Concert with The 392nd Army Band, “The Fort Lee Army Band”


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