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This week’s calendar

July 16, 2011 8:22 am by

Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour; Shadows of Shockoe Ghost Tour; Patrick Henry’s Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death Speech Reenactments; Church Hill Central Civic Association; RECYCLING WEEK; Church Hill Association; Nathaniel Bacon Civic Association; Open Mic @ Poe’s; Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand; Adult Computer Class ; Creative Writing class @ Robinson Theater; Spirits and Spirits Pub Crawl; Union Hill Civic Association; Whitcomb Court Tenant Council; Variety Dance Class @ Robinson Theater; MORE…

Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour

Sat Jul 16 9:00 pm
Birthplace of the American Revolution, and home to a notorious Civil War spy, Church Hill\’s colorful past has produced a cadre of restless spirits in its buildings, its graveyards, and under its streets!

Cloaked in the shadows of the quaint and historical Church Hill neighborhood, this tour includes the following spirited tales:

Crazy Bet\’s stomping grounds
Poe\’s first and last love
The oldest public cemetery in Richmond
And more…

Shadows of Shockoe Ghost Tour

Sat Jul 16 9:00 pm
Your Ghost Host will guide you on a fascinating nighttime exploration of Shockoe Bottom, the oldest and most haunted neighborhood in Richmond, where over 400 years of history have produced an ample share of those caught between this world and the next.

Hear tales of the mysterious, tragic and downright terrifying things that have led to numerous reports of paranormal activity along the tour route including:

The Old Stone House
Church Hill tunnel collapse
Civil War Hospitals
And more…

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

Sun Jul 17 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

Church Hill Central Civic Association

Mon Jul 18 7:00 pm
Every third Monday of each month

RECYCLING WEEK

Mon Jul 18 6:00 pm

Church Hill Association

Tue Jul 19 7:00 pm
Every 3rd Tues

Nathaniel Bacon Civic Association

Tue Jul 19 5:30 pm
3rd Tues at Nathaniel Bacon

Open Mic @ Poe’s

Tue Jul 19 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 19 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 20 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.

Creative Writing class @ Robinson Theater

Wed Jul 20 2:00 pm
Writing is more than just essay papers. Express your creative mind through this writing class geared towards middle-high school age and up. Cost: $5

Spirits and Spirits Pub Crawl

Wed Jul 20 !7:00 pm
Visit some of Richmond’s most haunted pubs where you can hoist a pint with some of the regulars who are still ‘hanging around. Sit comfortably as your ghost guide spins the intoxicating tales of ghastly happenings in the oldest neighborhood in Richmond. You’ll have time to get to know the spirits, your guide and fellow pub crawlers. Drinking is not required to have a spirited encounter, but because the tour goes into the bars and taverns, no one under the age of 21 is allowed.

Loaded with Richmond ambience, you’ll visit three to four pubs and hear these stories:

The ghost of Mr. Poe
The permanent guests of the Railroad YMCA
The restless spirits of Belle Isle
And more…

Raise your spirits with Haunts of Richmond…
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Union Hill Civic Association

Wed Jul 20 7:00 pm
Every 3rd Wednesday

Whitcomb Court Tenant Council

Wed Jul 20 5:30 pm
Every 3rd Wed at Whitcomb Court Rec Center

Variety Dance Class @ Robinson Theater

Thu Jul 21 3:00 pm
Dance class provided at the Robinson Theater teaching a variety of genres including jazz, modern and ballet. Specifically for ages 6-12, but others are welcome to attend. Cost: $5


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