This week’s calendar

01/28/2012 9:17 AM by

The 4th Annual Union Hill Brunswick Stew & Feast; RECYCLING WEEK; Mayor Jones presents State of the City; Open Mic @ Poe\’s; Adult Computer Class ; Amazing Grace Lecture and Reception with Kevin Powell; RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park; Tricycle Gardens’ Farmstand; New Vision Civic League; Yard Sale to benefit The Low Branches; MORE…

The 4th Annual Union Hill Brunswick Stew & Feast

Sun Jan 29 1:00 pm
The 4th Annual Union Hill Brunswick Stew & Feast is this Sunday, January 29th from 1PM. Come to the green space at the intersection of 23rd and Jessamine Streets. BRING: your game face for CORN HOLE!, a side dish, and well wishes for a Happy New Year to share (side dish optional). Free to all


Mon Jan 30 4:00 pm

Mayor Jones presents State of the City

Tue Jan 31 6:30 pm
Thomas Jefferson High School
4100 West Grace

Open Mic @ Poe’s

Tue Jan 31 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 Feb 1 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

Amazing Grace Lecture and Reception with Kevin Powell

Thu Feb 2 6:00 pm
The Peter Paul Development Center, located in Church Hill, is celebrating 32 years of educational leadership in Richmond’s East End at its third annual Amazing Grace event. The 2012 event will feature political activist, poet, journalist, entrepreneur and candidate for US Congress Kevin Powell. Kevin is also the author of ten books including The Black Male Handbook: A Blueprint for Life and Open Letters to America. The event, held at Univ. of Richmond Jepson Alumni Center, is $75/person and all proceeds benefit the Peter Paul Development Center. To reserve your tickets, email For event updates, “Like” us on Facebook and visit our website,

RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park

Thu Feb 2
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

Tricycle Gardens’ Farmstand

Thu Feb 2 4:00 pm
at 2107 Jefferson Avenue

New Vision Civic League

Sat Feb 4 10:00 am
Every 1st Saturday at the East End Library. Contact Mary Thompson at (804)648-7915 for more info.

Yard Sale to benefit The Low Branches

Sat Feb 4 9:00 am
Visit 100 N. 28th Street for a fabulous yard sale to help one of RVA’s favorite post-americana/folk bands “The Low Branches” raise money to continue progress on their new full-length record. You will find many unique treasures for the home as well as fine art pieces, The Low Branches EP “Sinking, Rising” and posters from past shows. *Free hot coffee all day* Check out the Facebook Event for more info.



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