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October 1, 2011 9:14 am by

Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour; Hogtoberfest; New Vision Civic League; Shadows of Shockoe Ghost Tour; Praise Dance Class @Robinson Theater; RPS School Board; Transition Handbook Study Group; Acting 101 @Robinson Theater; Friends of Libby Hill Park; Open Mic @ Poe\’s; Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand; Adult Computer Class ; Photography Class @Robinson Theater; Chimborazo Model School Task Force; Jazz Dance Class @Robinson Theater; RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park; MORE…

Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour

Sat Oct 1 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…

Hogtoberfest

Sat Oct 1
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.

Shadows of Shockoe Ghost Tour

Sat Oct 1 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…

Praise Dance Class @Robinson Theater

Mon Oct 3 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

RPS School Board

Mon Oct 3 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 Oct 3 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 https://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=194979718306

Acting 101 @Robinson Theater

Tue Oct 4 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

Friends of Libby Hill Park

Tue Oct 4 7:00 pm
Every 1st Tues, location varies – Contact Marion Macdonald at MacMarion@aol.com or (804)644-1347 for more info.

Open Mic @ Poe\’s

Tue Oct 4 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 Oct 4 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 Oct 5 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.

Photography Class @Robinson Theater

Wed Oct 5 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

Chimborazo Model School Task Force

Thu Oct 6 6:30 pm
1st Tuesdays at 7pm at the school (3000 E. Marshall). Come join in the grass roots neighborhood effort to bring the International Baccalaureate to Chimborazo E.S.

Jazz Dance Class @Robinson Theater

Thu Oct 6 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 Oct 6

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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


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