This week’s calendar

12/10/2011 9:29 AM by

19th Annual James River Parade of Lights (*CANCELLED*); Jefferson Park Tree Decorating; Holiday House Tour ; City Council Formal Meeting; Creighton Tenant Council ; Mosby Court Tenant Council; Chimborazo Elementary School PTA Meeting; Open Mic @ Poe\’s; Adult Computer Class ; MPACT/CAPS Meeting; RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park; MORE…

19th Annual James River Parade of Lights (*CANCELLED*)

Sat Dec 10 4:30 pm

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 spread the word through out the community.

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

Holiday House Tour

Sun Dec 11 12:00 pm
“Once again, we open our doors to visitors on December 11, 2011 from 12 noon to 5 pm for our 46th annual Historic Holiday House Tour. Visitors will enjoy a journey back in time as they stroll through Richmond’s first neighborhood, encountering carolers in period costumes and horse drawn carriages.” Check out the map of houses on the tour, includes Union Hill, Church Hill North, Libby Hill, St.John’s, and Chimborazo.

City Council Formal Meeting

Mon Dec 12 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 Dec 12 5:30 pm
Every 2nd Mon at 2101 Creighton Road

Mosby Court Tenant Council

Mon Dec 12 5:00 pm
Every 2nd Mon at Community Center 1543 Coalter Street

Chimborazo Elementary School PTA Meeting

Tue Dec 13 8:30 pm
Come find out what is happening at Chimborazo! 3000 East Marshall St.

Open Mic @ Poe\’s

Tue Dec 13 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 Dec 14 10:00 am
A series of classes for very beginners. The series is usually 4 weeks, and you need to call and sign up. Contact Sarah O’Neill at the East End Branch Library at (804) 646-4474 or


Wed Dec 14 6:00 pm
Combined MPACT and CAPS meeting, East District Initiative 701 N. 25th Street Richmond, VA 23223 every 2nd Wednesday of the month.

RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park

Thu Dec 15

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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