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This week’s calendar

July 2, 2011 8:41 am by

New Vision Civic League; A Blessing to One Another: John Paul II and the Jewish People; Patrick Henry Reenactment at St.John’s Church; RECYCLING WEEK; RPS School Board; Friends of Libby Hill Park; Open Mic @ Poe’s; Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand; Adult Computer Class ; MORE…

New Vision Civic League

Sat Jul 2 10:00 am
Every 1st Saturday at the East End Library. Contact Mary Thompson at (804)648-7915 for more info.

A Blessing to One Another: John Paul II and the Jewish People

Sun Jul 3 9:00 am
The Virginia Holocaust Museum will be opening the new, unique exhibit entitled: “A Blessing to One Another: John Paul II and the Jewish People”, examines how the life experience of the Pope inspired his commitment to tolerance. The exhibit title is drawn from John Paul’s appeal on the 50th of the uprising of Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto. The exhibit is compromised of over 2,000 feet of interactive display. It includes flat screen monitors showing historical film footage and recent interviews prepared for the exhibit, replicas of the Western Wall in Jerusalem and the Warsaw Ghetto gate, as well as artifacts, images, and texts. The exhibit tells a compelling story of how life experiences of tolerance and friendship as well as prejudice and hatred shape a world vision based on mutual respect.

Patrick Henry’s Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death Speech Reenactments

Sun Jul 3 1:00 pm
St. John’s Church Foundation invites you to join us for historical reenactments 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!”

1:00 p.m. Free tickets are distributed at the front door
1:30 p.m. Patriotic music program
2:00 p.m. Reenactment begins

Reenactment Dates: May 29th, June 5th, June 12th, June 19th, June 26th, July 3rd, July 4th, July 10th, July 17th, July 24th, July 31st,
August 7th, August 14th, August 21st, August 28th and September 4th

RECYCLING WEEK

Mon Jul 4 1:00 pm

RPS School Board

Mon Jul 4 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 Jul 5 7:00 pm
Every 1st Tues, location varies – Contact Marion Macdonald at MacMarion@aol.com or (804)644-1347 for more info.

Open Mic @ Poe’s

Tue Jul 5 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 Jul 5 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 Jul 6 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.


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