This week’s calendar

10/13/2012 10:51 AM by

Church Hill Chillers ghost tour; Union Hill Garden Project; African Dance @ Robinson Theater; Church Hill Association; Food truck gathering; Nathaniel Bacon Civic Association; Open Mic @ Poe’s; Photography Class @ Robinson Theater; Adult Computer Class ; Church Hill Ultimate Frisbee Group; Praise Dance @ Robinson Theater; Union Hill Civic Association; Whitcomb Court Tenant Council; RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park; Tricycle Gardens’ Farmstand; Armstrong @ Hanover; From Church Hill with Love: Benefit for Chimborazo School at St. John’s Church; Joe DeRoche at the Schindler Gallery; Happy Camper Fest; Rocketts Landing Run to the River; MORE…

Church Hill Chillers ghost tour

Sat Oct 13 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…

Union Hill Garden Project

Sun Oct 14 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 15 6:00 pm
Free dance class for ages 3-18. Culture4mykids LaShaunda Harris will be instructing

Church Hill Association

Tue Oct 16 7:00 pm
We will host our August potluck picnic, at 6:30 pm Tuesday, August 21, in Reed Square on 26th Street between east Franklin and east Grace streets. CHA will provide water, beer and wine. Again, this picnic is potluck. If your last name begins with A-G please contribute an eentrée. Last names beginning with H-N a side dish is appreciated, O-R a great green salad; and those with last names S-Z can bring desert! Regular meeting are every 3rd Tues.

Food truck gathering

Tue Oct 16 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.

Nathaniel Bacon Civic Association

Tue Oct 16 5:30 pm
3rd Tues at Nathaniel Bacon

Open Mic @ Poe\’s

Tue Oct 16 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 16 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 17 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 17 6:00 pm
Every Wednesday at Chimborazo Park. /2012/06/13/church-hill-ultimate-frisbee-every-wednesday_22816/

Praise Dance @ Robinson Theater

Wed Oct 17 3:00 pm
Yolanda McDuffy will be teaching a praise dance class for ages 7 & up.

Union Hill Civic Association

Wed Oct 17 7:00 pm
Every 3rd Wednesday

Whitcomb Court Tenant Council

Wed Oct 17 5:30 pm
Every 3rd Wed at Whitcomb Court Rec Center

RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park

Thu Oct 18

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 18 4:00 pm
at 2107 Jefferson Avenue

Armstrong @ Hanover

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

From Church Hill with Love: Benefit for Chimborazo School at St. John’s Church

Fri Oct 19 5:00 pm
From Church Hill with Love, 2nd annual benefit, 24th and Broad at St. John’s Church–this year benefits Chimborazo School. Come for BBQ, Bluegrass and Beer (and other beverages). $10 a plate

Joe DeRoche at the Schindler Gallery

Fri Oct 19 7:00 pm
New Work, a show of paintings by Joe DeRoche, will open Friday, October 19th, 7-9PM at the Schindler Gallery. Show runs through November 13, 2012. New gallery hours will be Wed-Sat 11AM-5PM.

Happy Camper Fest

Sat Oct 20 12:00 pm
Happy Camper Fest 2012 will take place at the Turning Basin in historic Shockoe Bottom on Saturday October 20 from 12-6. Featuring phenomenal local musicians, awesome artists, creative crafters, food wizards, a canal run and a dog trick and costume contest, this amazing festival for all ages is free, though donations are happily accepted to benefit the Richmond SPCA and Communities in Schools of Richmond. Not only does Happy Camper Fest benefit two great local charities, it also encourages healthy activities through the Canal Walk and Run and showcases many great local artisans, musicians, food vendors and other businesses growing and thriving in RVA. For additional information, please visit

Rocketts Landing Run to the River

Sat Oct 20 9:30 am
Join us Saturday October 20th, 2012 at 9:30am for a truly challenging 10k! You will tackle 3 hills, conquer 2 stair sets, run over cobble stones, dash through historic neighborhoods, and race along the banks of the James River in this awesome Urban X-Country race.

Or, if that sounds too intense, you can bring your family on the 5k walk through the scenic East End. After the race, celebrate at the finish line party in your American-made race shirt. You will enjoy the best race food you’ve ever had and a live band and prizes.

ALL proceeds from this event support quality programs and resources for children and adults at the Neighborhood Resource Center, a 501c3 non-profit, whose mission is to foster personal growth and community change in Greater Fulton.



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