This week’s calendar

11/05/2011 8:18 AM by

Ardent Craft Ales open house and brewing demo ; New Vision Civic League; Open House @ Central Montessori; Union Hill Community Garden Planting; Chimborazo Model School Task Force; Veterans Day Reenactment @ St.John’s; Praise Dance Class @Robinson Theater; RECYCLING WEEK; RPS School Board; Acting 101 @Robinson Theater; Open Mic @ Poe\’s; Adult Computer Class ; Bonjour Paris; MPACT/CAPS Meeting; Photography Class @Robinson Theater; Vicarious Travelers Series ; Jazz Dance Class @Robinson Theater; RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park; Unity Civic League; An Unforgettable Evening; Movie Night @ Robinson Theater.; Union Hill Neighborhood Clean-up; Chimborazo Elementary School PTA Meeting; MORE…

Ardent Craft Ales open house and brewing demo

Sat Nov 5 1:00 pm
Heard about the brew garage in Church Hill? Want to celebrate Richmond Beer Week in neighborhood style? Come out to the Ardent Craft Ales open house and brewing demo at Brickman’s Garage on Jefferson between 24th and 25th this Saturday, November 5 from 1-5PM to see what’s up.

Pizza Tonight will be providing food, and the whole gang is planning to hit up the Roosevelt for the Terrapin Tap Takeover following the open house.


New Vision Civic League

Sat Nov 5 10:00 am
Every 1st Saturday at the East End Library. Contact Mary Thompson at (804)648-7915 for more info.

Open House @ Central Montessori

Sat Nov 5 !10:00 am
All parents and adult neighbors are invited to attend Central Montessori School’s annual Open House from 10-2. Every classroom is open and our teachers are available to answer questions about their own classrooms, Montessori in general and about programming at Central. Toddlers (16-36 months) Primary and Kindergarten (3-6) and Elementary (6-9). We hope to see you then

Union Hill Community Garden Planting

Sat Nov 5 !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

Chimborazo Model School Task Force

Sun Nov 6 4:30 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.

Veterans Day Reenactment @ St.John’s

Sun Nov 6 1:00 pm
1:00pm – Free tickets distributed on a first-come, first-served basis
1:30pm – Music Program
2:00pm – Reenactment begins

This event is Free, with a suggested donation of $5.00. Please tell guests that as long as they are in line by 1:00pm, they will receive a ticket.

Reservations are available for groups of ten or more, up to 100 reserved seats. Permission from the Executive Director is required for any reservations above 100 and smaller than ten. There are no reservations for individuals.

Praise Dance Class @Robinson Theater

Mon Nov 7 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 Nov 7 4:30 pm

RPS School Board

Mon Nov 7 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.

Acting 101 @Robinson Theater

Tue Nov 8 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 Nov 8 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.

Adult Computer Class

Wed Nov 9 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.

Bonjour Paris

Wed Nov 9 5:30 pm
!The Richmond Public Library (Franklin Street) Vicarious Traveler Series presents a night of Paris photos and stories. With Karen A. Chase of Church Hill, based on her new book, Bonjour 40: A Paris Travel Log. Exploring her journey of a month in Paris.


Wed Nov 9 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 Nov 9 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

Vicarious Travelers Series

Wed Nov 9 5:30 pm
Church Hill resident and debut author Karen A. Chase will present BONJOUR PARIS! Photos and tales of turning 40 in Paris at the Richmond Public Library.

Jazz Dance Class @Robinson Theater

Thu Nov 10 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 Nov 10

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 Nov 10 7:30 pm
@ St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
22nd and X Street
Call 643-9353 or for more information.

An Unforgettable Evening

Fri Nov 11 7:00 pm
“An Unforgettable Evening” is on November, 11th 2011 from 7:00 – 10:00 pm at The 2300 Club in Churchill. Attendees will enjoy live music by Second Floor, a dynamic and entertaining five-piece band, heavy hors d’ouvres, and a cash bar while bidding on a unique number of silent auction items. All proceeds will go to the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Richmond to help our neighbors with Alzheimer’s and to find a cure for the disease. Call Mandy Hudson at 804-323-9464 (or email her at for tickets and more information.

Movie Night @ Robinson Theater.

Fri Nov 11 7:00 pm
25 Cent Movie at Robinson Theater. We welcome the whole family!
$1 Snack Bar Open with freshly popped popcorn.

Union Hill Neighborhood Clean-up

Sat Nov 12 2:00 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 bags will be provided. Meet at O and N 20th St.

Chimborazo Elementary School PTA Meeting

Sun Nov 13 4:30 pm
Come find out what is happening at Chimborazo! 3000 East Marshall St.



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