This week’s calendar

10/06/2012 8:55 AM by

Church Hill Chillers ghost tour; Hogtober; New Vision Civic League; Blessing of the Animals; Cyclocross races at Chimborazo Park; Union Hill Garden Project; African Dance @ Robinson Theater; City Council Formal Meeting; Creighton Tenant Council; Mosby Court Tenant Council; RECYCLING WEEK; Food truck gathering; National Night Out planning meeting; Open Mic @ Poe’s; Photography Class @ Robinson Theater; Adult Computer Class ; Church Hill Ultimate Frisbee Group; MPACT/CAPS Meeting CANCELLED; Praise Dance @ Robinson Theater; RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park; Tricycle Gardens’ Farmstand; Unity Civic League; Free Movie Night @ Robison Theater; Highland Springs @ Armstrong; Chimborazo Elementary School PTA Meeting; MORE…

Church Hill Chillers ghost tour

Sat Oct 6 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…


Sat Oct 6

New Vision Civic League

Sat Oct 6 10:00 am
Every 1st Saturday at the East End Library. Contact Mary Thompson at (804)648-7915 for more info.

Blessing of the Animals

Sun Oct 7 !4:00 pm
St. John’s Church, bring your creatures for a blessing and a treat

Cyclocross races at Chimborazo Park

Sun Oct 7 9:30 am
The annual cyclocross races return to Chimborazo Park this Sunday.

Union Hill Garden Project

Sun Oct 7 10:00 am
Help low income families plant their own vegetable and flower gardens to provide nutritious low-cost food and to beautify the neighborhood. Learn basic gardening skills and meet members of the community! This fall we are planting fruit trees and bushes for a “community orchard”, landscaping blighted properties, and planting vegetable gardens for individual families. Please bring $5 if you want to share pizza for lunch.

African Dance @ Robinson Theater

Mon Oct 8 6:00 pm
Free dance class for ages 3-18. Culture4mykids LaShaunda Harris will be instructing

City Council Formal Meeting

Mon Oct 8 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 Oct 8 5:30 pm
Every 2nd Mon at 2101 Creighton Road

Mosby Court Tenant Council

Mon Oct 8 5:00 pm
Every 2nd Mon at Community Center 1543 Coalter Street


Mon Oct 8 3:00 pm

Food truck gathering

Tue Oct 9 6:00 pm
The roving collection of food trucks and carts will be gathering in the parking lot of Ronnie’s Ribs across from Millie’s.

National Night Out planning meeting

Tue Oct 9 6:00 pm
Building on the success and neighborhood teamwork of last year’s National Night Out Event, several of your neighbors will be meeting to begin planning for National Night Out 2012, which will be held on Tue, Aug 7. The planning team meets on the second Tuesday of each month at The Robinson Theater (2903 Q St). For more information, please contact: Mrs. Mary Thompson / David Conmy

Open Mic @ Poe\’s

Tue Oct 9 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.

Photography Class @ Robinson Theater

Tue Oct 9 3:30 pm
Learn how to take pictures of food, people, and objects for ages 12 and up. Taught by photographer Eli Morris.

Adult Computer Class

Wed Oct 10 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

Church Hill Ultimate Frisbee Group

Wed Oct 10 6:00 pm
Every Wednesday at Chimborazo Park. /2012/06/13/church-hill-ultimate-frisbee-every-wednesday_22816/


Wed Oct 10 6:00 pm
Please note that the regularly scheduled MPACT meetings for OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER have been cancelled in lieu of the upcoming MPACT Budget Planning Sessions. /2012/10/03/mpact-meetings-cancelled-for-october-and-november_24472/ // Combined MPACT and CAPS meeting, at Main Street Station, every 2nd Wednesday, from 6PM – 7:30PM.

Praise Dance @ Robinson Theater

Wed Oct 10 3:00 pm
Yolanda McDuffy will be teaching a praise dance class for ages 7 & up.

RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park

Thu Oct 11

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 Oct 11 4:00 pm
at 2107 Jefferson Avenue

Unity Civic League

Thu Oct 11 7:30 pm
@ St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
22nd and X Street
Call 643-9353 or for more information.

Free Movie Night @ Robison Theater

Fri Oct 12 7:00 pm
Kung Fu Panda 2 will be showing at the Robinson with a $1 snack bar

Highland Springs (5-0) @ Armstrong (2-3)

Fri Oct 12 7:00 pm
Armstrong HS 2012 Football Schedule
Friday 10/12 7PM Highland Springs
Friday 10/19 7PM @ Hanover
Friday 10/26 7PM @ Atlee
Friday 11/2 7PM @ Lee-Davis
Friday 11/9 7PM Henrico

Chimborazo Elementary School PTA Meeting

Sat Oct 13 3:00 pm
Come find out what is happening at Chimborazo! 3000 East Marshall St.


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