This week’s calendar

09/03/2011 6:15 AM by

Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour; New Vision Civic League; Shadows of Shockoe Ghost Tour; Hurricane Irene Clean Up; Patrick Henry’s Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death Speech Reenactments; RPS School Board; Transition Handbook Study Group; Friends of Libby Hill Park; Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand; Adult Computer Class ; Union Hill Community Garden Planting; RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park; Unity Civic League; MORE…

Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour

Sat Sep 3 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 Sep 3 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 Sep 3 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…

Hurricane Irene Clean Up

Sun Sep 4 9:00 am
For those of you who are interested, the Friends of Shockoe Hill Cemetery will be cleaning up the damages caused by Irene last weekend. All are welcome. We will begin at 9:00 am. We thank you in advance.

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

Sun Sep 4 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

RPS School Board

Mon Sep 5 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.

Transition Handbook Study Group

Mon Sep 5 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

Friends of Libby Hill Park

Tue Sep 6 7:00 pm
Every 1st Tues, location varies – Contact Marion Macdonald at or (804)644-1347 for more info.

Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand

Tue Sep 6 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 Sep 7 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.

Union Hill Community Garden Planting

Wed Sep 7 6:00 pm
Green Unity for MCV campus is helping Union Hill residents plant their own vegetables and flowers on Wednesday, September 7th from 6-8 p.m. Volunteers will meet at the corner of N. 20th and O streets. Help beautify the neighborhood with the help of the local residents and kids. Participants should wear sturdy closed-toe shoes and bring gloves and a large shovel or pick ax if available. We\’ll have extra tools to share, and free snacks and beverages will be provided. For more information, visit

RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park

Thu Sep 8

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 Sep 8 7:30 pm
@ St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
22nd and X Street
Call 643-9353 or for more information.



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