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This week’s calendar

09/24/2011 6:15 AM by

Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour; Shadows of Shockoe Ghost Tour; Union Hill Community Garden Planting; Union Hill Community Garden Planting; City Council Formal Meeting; Praise Dance Class @Robinson Theater; RECYCLING WEEK; Acting 101 @Robinson Theater; CAR meeting; Junior League of Richmond – Family Fun Event; Open Mic @ Poe\’s; Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand; Adult Computer Class ; Fairfield Court Tenants Council; Photography Class @Robinson Theater; Jazz Dance Class @Robinson Theater; RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park; Revenge of Kitty Galore @ Jefferson Park ; Hogtoberfest; New Vision Civic League; MORE…

Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour

Sat Sep 24 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 Sep 24 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…

Union Hill Community Garden Planting

Sat Sep 24 !2:00 pm
Join us and the local residents and kids planting flowers to beautify RVA, and hopefully some cool crops (broccoli, cabbage, lettuce) too!

Bring study shoes, gloves, & a large shovel, hoe, or pick ax if you have them. We will have extra garden tools and gloves to share. Free snacks & water provided. This is a family friendly event – feel free to bring your kids to help beautify RVA

Union Hill Community Garden Planting

Sat Sep 24 !2:00 pm
Meet at N 20th & O St. Join us and the local residents and kids planting flowers to beautify RVA, and hopefully some cool crops (broccoli, cabbage, lettuce) too!

Bring study shoes, gloves, & a large shovel, hoe, or pick ax if you have them. We will have extra garden tools and gloves to share. Free snacks & water provided. This is a family friendly event – feel free to bring your kids to help beautify RVA

City Council Formal Meeting

Mon Sep 26 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.

LOCATION
Richmond Council Chambers, Richmond City Hall, 2nd floor; 900 E. Broad Street

Frequency
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)

Praise Dance Class @Robinson Theater

Mon Sep 26 4:30 pm
Instructor: Yolanda Thomas has worked with VCU and other organizations in the past and loves to use dance as worship unto the Lord.
Open to ages 7 & up
8-week session at Robinson Theater Community Arts Center (corner of Q & 29th St.)
$10/whole session

RECYCLING WEEK

Mon Sep 26 4:30 pm

Acting 101 @Robinson Theater

Tue Sep 27 4:30 pm
Instructor: Dione Updike has a BFA from VCU, started a theater program at Fox elementary and has a passion to spread her love of the arts. Class open to ages 8-14 ready to learn the ends and outs of theater through improv skits, games and characters. 8-week session at Robinson Theater Community Arts Center
$10/whole session

CAR meeting

Tue Sep 27 3:30 pm
Every 4th Tuesday at 5th Floor Conference Room of City Hall

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Junior League of Richmond – Family Fun Event

Tue Sep 27 !5:00 pm
The Junior League of Richmond invites our East End neighbors to join us as we celebrate 85 years of impacting the Richmond community! Come and learn about the work we do, and get to know our Corporate and non-profit partners. We will have activities set up for guests to enjoy and hope that it will be an evening of learning, growing, and celebrating future possibilities

Open Mic @ Poe\’s

Tue Sep 27 8:30 pm
All musicians welcome! Support local business and local music talent. Music open Mic is every Tuesday at Poe’s. Hosted by local CH resident, Jim Daab. Sign-up is at 8:30 pm. Bring your own instruments and tell your friends. Jim has instruments and congas that you can use as well.

Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand

Tue Sep 27 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 28 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.

Fairfield Court Tenants Council

Wed Sep 28 5:00 pm
Every 4th Wed at 2506 Phaup Street

Photography Class @Robinson Theater

Wed Sep 28 4:30 pm
Learn to be a photographer even if you don’t have a camera!
Come try out the art of photography with Elli Morris, a local pro photographer. You’ll get to test out various types of cameras, including making one of your own. You’ll learn how to develop film and make sun contact prints of your work.
8-week session offered for ages 11-14 at Robinson Theater Community Arts Center. $10/whole session

Jazz Dance Class @Robinson Theater

Thu Sep 29 4:30 pm
Instructor: Emiline Schroeder has a background in dance, taught at the YMCA and other local organizations. 8-week session open to ages 7-12 at Robinson Theater Community Arts Center (corner of Q & 29th). $10/whole session.

RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park

Thu Sep 29

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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

Revenge of Kitty Galore @ Jefferson Park

Fri Sep 30 7:00 pm
Parks and Rec have added a showing at the end of the month: CATS & DOGS: Revenge of Kitty Galore at Jefferson Park on Friday, September 30

Hogtoberfest

Sat Oct 1 7:00 pm
If you were a fan of the previous pork festivals on the Hill you’re going to love Hogotberfest, celebrating local BBQ, live music and beer.

This festival, like it’s predecessor will become a Richmond rite of passage to the fall festival season. We’re keeping some of the ‘ol traditions of High On the Hog, and adding in new aspects that match the neighborhood as it is today, highlighting historic Church Hill’s Libby Park. Proceeds from Hogtoberfest will benefit CHA.

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New Vision Civic League

Sat Oct 1 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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