This week’s calendar

08/06/2011 12:08 PM by

Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour; New Vision Civic League; Shadows of Shockoe Ghost Tour; Uncivil Wards; Patrick Henry’s Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death Speech Reenactments; City Council Formal Meeting; Creighton Tenant Council ; Mosby Court Tenant Council; Transition Handbook Study Group; Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand; Adult Computer Class ; MPACT/CAPS Meeting; RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park; Unity Civic League; Showtime at the Robinson; Chimborazo Elementary School PTA Meeting; MORE…

Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour

Sat Aug 6 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…

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.

Shadows of Shockoe Ghost Tour

Sat Aug 6 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 Aug 6 !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 Aug 7 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

City Council Formal Meeting

Mon Aug 8 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 Aug 8 5:30 pm
Every 2nd Mon at 2101 Creighton Road

Mosby Court Tenant Council

Mon Aug 8 5:00 pm
Every 2nd Mon at Community Center 1543 Coalter Street

Transition Handbook Study Group

Mon Aug 8 6:30 pm
Join Transition Richmond at Globehopper Coffeehouse on Tuesday evenings as we learn how to be positive agents for change in a post-peak-oil world. Visit our facebook page for more info. All are welcome

Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand

Tue Aug 9 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 10 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.


Wed Aug 10 6:00 pm
The July MPACT/CAPS Meeting will not be held at Chimborazo Elementary in July or August. The July meeting will be held at The Old City Bar (1548 E. Main St) in Shockoe Bottom on July 13, and there will be no meeting in August.

Combined MPACT and CAPS meeting, at Chimborazo Elementary School every 2nd Wednesday of the month.

RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park

Thu Aug 11

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

Unity Civic League

Thu Aug 11 7:30 pm
@ St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
22nd and X Street
Call 643-9353 or for more information.

Showtime at the Robinson

Fri Aug 12 7:30 pm
Take the stage at the Robinson Theater for your chance to win $50 cash by showcasing your talent of song, dance, self-written poetry, rap, art or other. All ages welcome to participate. Each act has 5 minutes and must be family-friendly with no vulgar/explicit language or suggestive moves/clothing. FREE for participants. $1 admission. $1 snack bar.

Chimborazo Elementary School PTA Meeting

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



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