This week’s calendar

03/30/2013 9:19 AM by

Church Hill: From Spies to Pies; Easter Egg Hunt at Peter Paul; Oakwood neighborhood clean-up; Wine Shop Saturdays @ Dutch & Company; RPS School Board; Chimborazo Model School Task Force; Friends of Libby Hill Park; Talking about Richmond in the 1990s; Tricycle Gardens Four Season Farm Stand; Civil War & Emancipation Day 2013; Civil War Sampler Bus Tour; Help mark the Richmond Liberty Trail; New Vision Civic League; Urban Container Gardening; MORE…

Church Hill: From Spies to Pies

Sat Mar 30 2:00 pm
Eating/walking tour: Church Hill has a storied past and its future looks brighter than ever with a revitalized culinary scene that includes The Roosevelt, Dutch & Company, Sub Rosa Bakery, Proper Pie Co., WPA Bakery, Cucina, Anthony’s on the Hill and the place that started it all, The Hill Cafe. Tickets are $42 with a small ticketing fee.


Easter Egg Hunt at Peter Paul

Sat Mar 30 ”
Peter Paul Development Center
1708 North 22nd Street, Richmond, VA.
“This Saturday 3.30.13 from 9-11 right here at the center. All are welcome

Oakwood neighborhood clean-up

Sat Mar 30 10:00 am
Let your Saturday go to waste – join in T.T.Y. monthly neighborhood effort to pick up litter! Meet at 1023 Oakwood Avenue. Trash bags , pick up rods, and gloves will be provided. Lunch will be provided by McDonald’s. To learn more on what areas will be targeted for clean up or to volunteer for this event please call 804-726-3471.

Wine Shop Saturdays @ Dutch & Company

Sat Mar 30 12:00 pm
Every Saturday, offering Church Hill an opportunity to taste and purchase wine at retail prices. Themes, format, and focus will change weekly.

RPS School Board

Mon Apr 1 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 Apr 2 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.

Friends of Libby Hill Park

Tue Apr 2 7:00 pm
Every 1st Tues, location varies – Contact Marion Macdonald at or (804)644-1347 for more info.

Talking about Richmond in the 1990s

Thu Apr 4 6:00 pm
Join us as we collaborate with the Future of Richmond’s Past and the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities (VCIC) to offer our next series of “Community Conversations.” Each month we will discuss a decade in Richmond history starting with the 1960s. Attendees will contribute to the proposed Richmond Liberty Trail route, which will guide long-time residents and visitors alike as they explore the sites in our beloved city. Notable humanitarians recognized by the VCIC will come together in a panel discussion as we explore, interpret and discuss the evolution of our city over the past 50 years.

Tricycle Gardens Four Season Farm Stand

Thu Apr 4 4:00 pm
A rotating variety of locally grown seasonal produce and sustainability products (rain barrels, worm bins, etc). Every Thursday at 2107 Jefferson Avenue. MORE:

Civil War & Emancipation Day 2013

Sat Apr 6 9:00 am
This year’s Civil War & Emancipation Day provides free admission to all of the more than 25 participating sites and activity centers and offers an array of informative walking tours and presentations. Free shuttle service provided.

Civil War Sampler Bus Tour

Sat Apr 6 1:00 pm
Civil War Sampler Bus Tour / A comprehensive look at the unique role Richmond played as the Capital of the Confederacy. Includes Church Hill, Shockoe Bottom, Court End, the canal area, Hollywood Cemetery, Monument Avenue and the battlefields at Gaines’ Mill and Cold Harbor. Reservations: (804) 649-0711 x301. Meet at the Valentine Richmond History Center.

Help mark the Richmond Liberty Trail

Sat Apr 6 6:00 pm
The Richmond Liberty Trail is a walking route that connects many of downtown Richmond’s historic sites, attractions and neighborhoods, including 15 national historic landmarks. This 6.2 mile (10K) trail will be marked with a logo painted on the sidewalk.
The Trail is but one of several self-guided opportunities to experience Richmond’s 400-year history on foot. In Shockoe Bottom, it connects with the Richmond Slave Trail. There is no beginning or end to the Richmond Liberty Trail. Participants are encouraged to walk portions of the route based on their interests.
Paint the Street! On April 6, 2013, volunteers will paint the 6.2 mile Richmond Liberty Trail. If you are interested in lending a hand, please register by April 4th. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old.


New Vision Civic League

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

Urban Container Gardening

Sat Apr 6 10:00 am
Do you live in the city? Do you only have a small patio or sunny window but still want to grow your own vegetables, herbs and flowers? Come learn about urban container gardening from Danny Finney! You can go home with a fully functional water efficient sub irrigated planter, growing medium and a six pack of Tricycle Gardens’ seedlings. Tricycle Gardens / 2107 Jefferson Ave / Cost: $30-$60 / MORE:



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