This week’s calendar

10/08/2011 10:01 AM by

Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour; Shadows of Shockoe Ghost Tour; Union Hill Neighborhood Clean-up; City Council Formal Meeting; Creighton Tenant Council ; Mosby Court Tenant Council; Praise Dance Class @Robinson Theater; RECYCLING WEEK; Acting 101 @Robinson Theater; Open Mic @ Poe’s; Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand; Adult Computer Class; MPACT/CAPS Meeting; Photography Class @Robinson Theater; Chimborazo Elementary School PTA Meeting; Jazz Dance Class @Robinson Theater; RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park; Unity Civic League; Halloween Movie Night @ Robinson Theater.; Blue Sky Fund 3rd Annual Camp Out to Get Out; Union Hill Community Garden Planting; MORE…

Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour

Sat Oct 8 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 Oct 8 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 Neighborhood Clean-up

Sun Oct 9 1:00 pm
Help beautify RVA! Wear sturdy shoes, and bring your own water bottle and gloves if you have them. Free snacks and beverages, as well as disposable gloves, trash pickers, and trash bags will be provided. Meet at 20th and O st.

City Council Formal Meeting

Mon Oct 10 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 Oct 10 5:30 pm
Every 2nd Mon at 2101 Creighton Road

Mosby Court Tenant Council

Mon Oct 10 5:00 pm
Every 2nd Mon at Community Center 1543 Coalter Street

Praise Dance Class @Robinson Theater

Mon Oct 10 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


Mon Oct 10 4:30 pm

Acting 101 @Robinson Theater

Tue Oct 11 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

Open Mic @ Poe\’s

Tue Oct 11 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 11 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 12 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 Oct 12 6:00 pm
Combined MPACT and CAPS meeting, East District Initiative 701 N. 25th Street Richmond, VA 23223 every 2nd Wednesday of the month.

Photography Class @Robinson Theater

Wed Oct 12 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 Elementary School PTA Meeting

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

Jazz Dance Class @Robinson Theater

Thu Oct 13 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 13

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 Oct 13 7:30 pm
@ St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
22nd and X Street
Call 643-9353 or for more information.

Halloween Movie Night @ Robinson Theater.

Fri Oct 14 7:00 pm
25 Cent Movie at Robinson Theater. Whole family welcome!
$1 Snack Bar Open with freshly popped popcorn.

Blue Sky Fund 3rd Annual Camp Out to Get Out

Sat Oct 15 !!2:00 pm
!Do these first days of Autumn have you thinking about campfires, smores, hayrides, and college football?

Please come join us on Saturday October 15th for our Third Annual Camp Out to Get Out. All you need is a tent, sleeping bag, a cozy sweatshirt, and all your friends and family. We will provide you with natural beauty, activities, live music, football, hamburgers, smores, drinks, and lots of fun.

So please visit our website at where you can register online, read our FAQ\’s, and get YOUR spot under the stars. See you October 15th

Union Hill Community Garden Planting

Sat Oct 15 2:00 pm
Join us and the local residents and kids this week planting flowers to beautify RVA! Bring study shoes, gloves, a small shovel (trowel) & a large shovel, hoe, or pick ax if you have them. We will have extra garden tools to share. Free snacks & water provided. This is a family friendly event – feel free to bring your kids to help beautify RVA! Meet at 20th & O St.



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