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July 30, 2011 11:28 am by

Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour; Shadows of Shockoe Ghost Tour; Uncivil Wards; Patrick Henry’s Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death Speech Reenactments; RECYCLING WEEK; RPS School Board; Friends of Libby Hill Park; National Night Out; Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand; Adult Computer Class ; Robinson’s Summer Movie Night; RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park; New Vision Civic League; MORE…

Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour

Sat Jul 30 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 30 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…

Uncivil Wards

Sat Jul 30 !1:00 pm
Retrace the steps of those who suffered off the battlefield during the Civil War. The Uncivil Wards tour takes guests on a journey through the section of old Richmond where inmates and patients fought for survival while citizens struggled to cope with and quarter the overwhelming flood of war casualties and POWs, and where slaves were incarcerated while awaiting their fate on the auction block.

this dark history (non-ghost) tour includes stops at several Civil War hospital and prison sites, including:

Building that housed 2nd Alabama Hospital
Site of Libby Prison
Site of Lumpkin\’s Slave Jail
And more…

Join us for this special non-ghost, dark history tour.
Limited time only. Purchase your tickets today

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

Sun Jul 31 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 Aug 1 7:00 pm

RPS School Board

Mon Aug 1 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 Aug 2 7:00 pm
Every 1st Tues, location varies – Contact Marion Macdonald at MacMarion@aol.com or (804)644-1347 for more info.

National Night Out

Tue Aug 2 5:00 pm
Join friends, neighbors and the Richmond Police Department on August 2 for this year’s National Night Out. There will be a bigger event than usual this year at 25th & Fairmount.

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Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand

Tue Aug 2 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 Aug 3 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.

Robinson\’s Summer Movie Night

Wed Aug 3 7:00 pm
Will Ferrell\’s humor in our featured film, \”Megamind\”, will be sure to tickle your fancy no matter how old or young. $1 admission. $1 snack bar.

RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park

Thu Aug 4

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The RVA Hoop Lovers are in Chimborazo Park each Thursday night from 7pm-Sunset at the large gazebo. The RVA Hoop Lovers bring piles of hoops, music, and loads of energy to share with everyone that would like to join in on the fun, and learn more about Hoop Dance. We’ve been having a BLAST

New Vision Civic League

Sat Aug 6 10:00 am
Every 1st Saturday at the East End Library. Contact Mary Thompson at (804)648-7915 for more info.


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