This week’s calendar

12/03/2011 8:42 AM by

Free Flu Shot Clinic; New Vision Civic League; Phil Pollard Memorial Concert And Hoe-Down; RECYCLING WEEK; RPS School Board; Chimborazo Model School Task Force; Friends of Libby Hill Park; Mobile food pantry at Chimborazo ES; Open Mic @ Poe\’s; RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park; Unity Civic League; Christmas Movie Night @ Robinson Theater.; Holiday decorations workshops at St.John’s Church; Winter Parade; 19th Annual James River Parade of Lights; Jefferson Park Tree Decorating; MORE…

Free Flu Shot Clinic

Sat Dec 3 1:00 pm
In order to kick-off National Influenza Vaccination Week the Richmond City Health District has joined with area community groups and public interest organizations to conduct a free vaccination clinic on Saturday, December 3rd. Held at the 31st Street Baptist Church from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, the event will feature a myth-busting press conference with local community health leaders, the First Lady’s Let’s Move Dance, DJ services provided by Radio One’s Clovia, giveaways, and most importantly, FREE flu vaccinations!


New Vision Civic League

Sat Dec 3 10:00 am
Every 1st Saturday at the East End Library. Contact Mary Thompson at (804)648-7915 for more info.

Phil Pollard Memorial Concert And Hoe-Down

Sat Dec 3

Please come out and enjoy this Saturday’s Phil Pollard Memorial Concert And Hoe-Down at the Neighborhood Resource Center HOTEL X / THE HOT SEATS / The SLOMSKI FAMILY BAND

Admission by donation to the POLLARD GIRLS EDUCATION FUND. All Ages Welcome


Mon Dec 5 8:30 pm

RPS School Board

Mon Dec 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.

Chimborazo Model School Task Force

Tue Dec 6 8:30 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.

Friends of Libby Hill Park

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

Mobile food pantry at Chimborazo ES

Tue Dec 6 6:00 pm
Communities In Schools at Chimborazo Elementary School, in partnership with the Central Virginia Food Bank, is hosting a monthly mobile food pantry. The food pantry will serve over 200 families from the school with fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy products, and meat. This event meets one of the great needs of the Church Hill and Fulton neighborhood for healthy and affordable food. Volunteers will assign and distribute vouchers to parents/guardians, sort, bag, and distribute groceries to families in need.

A brief orientation will be given at the start of the project. Parking is on Marshall, 29th, or 31st Streets next to the school. Wear comfortable clothing.


Open Mic @ Poe\’s

Tue Dec 6 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.

RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park

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

Christmas Movie Night @ Robinson Theater.

Fri Dec 9 7:00 pm
25 Cent Movie at Robinson Theater. We welcome the whole family!
$1 Snack Bar Open with freshly popped popcorn.

Holiday decorations workshops at St.John’s Church

Fri Dec 9 10:00 am
St. John’s Church will be hosting two holiday decorations workshops, led by Richmond’s own wildly creative DAVID PIPPIN, Floral Designer. “Fresh * Festive * Fun CHRISTMAS DESIGNS”, will take place on Friday, December 9, from 10 am to 12 Noon and will be a lecture/demonstration. David will teach participants how to create dazzling designs to decorate their homes for the holidays, using Nature’s bounty from the garden interspersed with flowers.

Winter Parade

Fri Dec 9 !6:00 pm
Central Montessori School will hold its second annual Winter Parade December 9. We will walk from the school to Fire House One on the corner of 25th and Broad. We will bring cookies as a token of our appreciation for our First Responders and children’s seasonal songs

19th Annual James River Parade of Lights

Sat Dec 10 4:30 pm
The 19th Annual James River Parade of Lights, a boat parade sponsored by the James River Advisory Council, will be held Saturday, Dec. 10. Boats decorated with thousands of lights will cruise the James between Richmond and Henrico and Chesterfield counties. Multiple viewing sites, several of which provide additional entertainment, make it easy for people throughout the region to view this spectacular holiday tradition on the James. Admission is free to all sites. Libby Hill Park, corner of 28th and East Franklin streets, entertainment begins at 4:30 p.m., parade viewing at 6 p.m.

Jefferson Park Tree Decorating

Sat Dec 10 9:00 am
Friends and neighbors of Union Hill are invited to gather from 9am til 9:45am on Saturday December 10th to help decorate the Holiday Tree in Jefferson Park. Please bring a mug of your favorite warm beverage and something to put on the tree. Lights for the tree will be provided. If you want to bring some breakfasty baked goods to share, they would be welcomed.

This will also be an opportunity to try out the newly built stairs in Jefferson Park, as well as meeting and celebrating with neighbors.

Please contact Bill Conkle at 649-3764 for additional information or to let him know you are bringing something to share.



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