This week’s calendar

12/01/2012 7:42 AM by

Cucina Holiday Open House; Church Hill Chillers ghost tour; New Vision Civic League; Holiday Tree decoration in Jefferson Park; RECYCLING WEEK; RPS School Board; Chimborazo Model School Task Force; Food truck gathering; Friends of Libby Hill Park; Open Mic @ Poe\’s; Adult Computer Class ; Church Hill Ultimate Frisbee Group; An Evening in December @ Robinson Theater; RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park; Tricycle Gardens’ Farmstand; Union Hill Christmas Progressive Dessert; 20th annual James River Boat Parade; MORE…

Church Hill Chillers ghost tour

Sat Dec 1 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…

Cucina Holiday Open House

Sat Dec 1 11:00 am
Cucina is celebrating the holidays at our new Church Hill storefront! Sample yummy new menu items and shop for great holiday gifts and decorating ideas! 314 North 25th Street, just half a block from St. John’s Church.

New Vision Civic League

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

Holiday Tree decoration in Jefferson Park

Sun Dec 2 10:00 am
As in years past, folks are welcome to bring ornaments or home/hand-made decorations. We also have a box of ornaments from years past, so everyone can share in the tree-trimming fun.


Mon Dec 3 6:00 pm

RPS School Board

Mon Dec 3 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.

Chimborazo Model School Task Force

Tue Dec 4 7:00 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.

Food truck gathering

Tue Dec 4 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.

Friends of Libby Hill Park

Tue Dec 4 7:00 pm
Every 1st Tues, location varies – Contact Marion Macdonald at or (804)644-1347 for more info.

Open Mic @ Poe\’s

Tue Dec 4 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 5 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 Dec 5 6:00 pm
Every Wednesday at Chimborazo Park. /2012/06/13/church-hill-ultimate-frisbee-every-wednesday_22816/

An Evening in December @ Robinson Theater

Thu Dec 6 7:30 pm
“Please join us for our 3rd annual classic Christmas concert December 6th at 7:30 p.m. at the Robinson Theater. Richmond musicians Kim Taulbee, Rick Henretty, Bruce McKay from Cold Harbor Band, Matt & the Hooligans, Son of the Sea, and the EEF Choir will take the stage to delight their audience with holiday classics as well as original Christmas music. Collectively, these local artists will bring a variety of sights and sounds, which will surely get your Christmas season off to a great start.”

RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park

Thu Dec 6

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 Dec 6 4:00 pm
at 2107 Jefferson Avenue

Union Hill Christmas Progressive Dessert

Fri Dec 7 7:30 pm

20th annual James River Boat Parade

Sat Dec 8 4:30 pm
Each year, boaters decorate their vessels and converge on the James River for a boat parade marking the festive holiday season. Spectators will line the shorelines at several viewing sites along the parade route, which runs from Richmond to Henricus Historical Park in Chesterfield County. In Richmond, the best place to view the parade is at Libby Hill Park. Entertainment begins at 4:30 p.m. Parade viewing at 6 p.m.



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