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August 4, 2012 8:31 am by

25th Street/Nine Mile walking tour; Church Hill Chillers ghost tour; New Vision Civic League; Yoga in the Park – Continued; 2012 Reenactment Series at St.John’s Church; Rachel’s Farmstand; Chimborazo Model School Task Force; RPS School Board; Friends of Libby Hill Park; National Night Out; Open Mic @ Poe\’s; Adult Computer Class ; Church Hill Ultimate Frisbee Group; MPACT/CAPS Meeting; RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park; Tricycle Gardens’ Farmstand; Unity Civic League; Summer Movie Night ‘The Lorax’; 2012 Reenactment Series at St.John’s Church; MORE…

25th Street/Nine Mile walking tour

Sat Aug 4 10:00 am
Director’s Tour: 25th St. to Nine Mile Rd.
From the oldest retail building in Richmond to its newest restaurants and urban gardens, this tour will discover one of the city’s most significant neighborhoods. The Robinson Theater, Leigh Street Baptist Church, and Fourth Baptist Church are among the historic landmarks along the route. Led by History Center Director Bill Martin. Reservations required: (804) 649-0711 x301. Meet at Bon Secours Richmond Community Hospital, 1500 N. 28th Street. $10

Church Hill Chillers ghost tour

Sat Aug 4 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… http://www.hauntsofrichmond.com/tours.htm#church

New Vision Civic League

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

Yoga in the Park – Continued

Sat Aug 4 10:00 am
Namaste! Thanks to the support and encouragement of our fellow Church Hill Yogis, Nava Life Yoga and Wellness (Jimmy and Tonita) will continue its “Yoga in the Park” sessions at Jefferson Park through the Summer. Classes are FREE and held every Saturday from 10-11AM (weather permitting). Bring your mat (we have extras if you need one), a bottle of water and an OPEN heart. Follow us on Twitter – Nava Life@NavaLife.

2012 Reenactment Series at St.John’s Church

Sun Aug 5 1:00 pm
The Patrick Henry Committee invites you to bring your friends and family to a reenactment of the Second Virginia Convention of March 1775. In the presence of Washington, Jefferson, and other notable Virginians, Patrick Henry delivered his passionate call for liberty, uttering the immortal words, “Give me liberty or give me death!” These events are free and open to the public. Tickets are distributed at 1:00pm on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call 804-648-5015 for more information.

Rachel’s Farmstand

Sun Aug 5 12:00 pm
Every Sunday 12-3p @N 22nd & Carrington get freshly picked veggies, herbs, rain barrels & more. Now carrying Faith Farms honey, jam, pasture-raised eggs & fresh egg noodles. Tasty, fresh, organic, straight from my garden to your table. In season now: romaine, chard, kale, mustard & collard greens, carrots, radishes, spring onions, garlic, spinch, cilantro, chives, rosemary, thyme & oregano. See Facebook.com/RachelsFarmstand for the latests news.
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Chimborazo Model School Task Force

Mon Aug 6 9:00 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.

RPS School Board

Mon Aug 6 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.

Friends of Libby Hill Park

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

National Night Out

Tue Aug 7 !5:00 pm
Come out to the corner of 25th and Fairmount

Open Mic @ Poe\’s

Tue Aug 7 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 Aug 8 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
sarah.oneill@richmondgov.com

Church Hill Ultimate Frisbee Group

Wed Aug 8 6:00 pm
Every Wednesday at Chimborazo Park. /2012/06/13/church-hill-ultimate-frisbee-every-wednesday_22816/

MPACT/CAPS Meeting

There will be no MPACT/CAPS meeting(s) in the month of August.

RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park

Thu Aug 9
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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 Aug 9 4:00 pm
at 2107 Jefferson Avenue

Unity Civic League

Thu Aug 9 7:30 pm
@ St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
22nd and X Street
Call 643-9353 or willieand@aol.com for more information.

Summer Movie Night ‘The Lorax’

Fri Aug 10 !7:00 pm
Join us for Robinson Theater’s monthly FREE Family Movie Night! Snack bar open with freshly popped popcorn, candy and drinks available all $1 or less.
Bring a friend and your family

2012 Reenactment Series at St.John’s Church

Sun Aug 12 1:00 pm
The Patrick Henry Committee invites you to bring your friends and family to a reenactment of the Second Virginia Convention of March 1775. In the presence of Washington, Jefferson, and other notable Virginians, Patrick Henry delivered his passionate call for liberty, uttering the immortal words, “Give me liberty or give me death!” These events are free and open to the public. Tickets are distributed at 1:00pm on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call 804-648-5015 for more information.


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