This week’s calendar

05/11/2013 8:18 AM by

Benefitting Beneficials Workshop; Bootleg Ball & 2013-2014 Season Announcement; Church Hill Games; TRX in Libby Hill Park; Wine Shop Saturdays @ Dutch & Company; City Council Formal Meeting; Creighton Tenant Council ; Free African Dance class; Free Tae Kwon Do class; Mosby Court Tenant Council; Chimborazo Model School Task Force; National Night Out planning meeting; Union Hill Civic Association; Whitcomb Court Tenant Council; Tricycle Gardens Four Season Farm Stand; Gargantuan All Church Hill YARD SALE; History Hounds Explore Church Hill Walking Tour ; Urban Container Gardening; MORE…

Benefitting Beneficials Workshop

Sat May 11 1:00 pm
A new workshop on enticing the many mini helpers to our gardens. Come build fun and artful “hotels” that provide accomodation to beneficial species that need a place to rest.

Visit our event page for more information:

Bootleg Ball & 2013-2014 Season Announcement

Sat May 11 7:00 pm
@ Virginia Holocaust Museum / Henley Street Theatre and Richmond Shakespeare invite you to the Bootleg Ball and Season Announcement Party-an evening of festive fare, pirate’s potions, and an opportunity to make off with some loot! Creative 1920’s black tie attire. Tickets available through our website at

Church Hill Games

Sat May 11 9:30 am
Blue Sky Fund invites you to the 8th annual Church Hill Games! Church Hill Games (CHG) is a sports clinic for kids from K to 8th grades that will include 10 different sports stations.

After the clinic, there is an inspirational speaker and lunch. This year, we are expecting 250 kids, so we need lots of volunteers!


Volunteer registration deadline: April 29th, 2013
CHG is on Saturday, May 11th from 9:30 am to 2 pm.

CHG location: Bill Robinson Park in Church Hill, 701 North 37th St. Richmond, VA

Volunteers must be in 9th grade or older. Children of volunteers in K–8th grade are encouraged to attend as a participant but cannot volunteer.


TRX in Libby Hill Park

Sat May 11 9:00 am
With warmer weather on the way, sometimes it’s hard to make it to the gym. We get it. That’s why we’re moving the fun outdoors. Starting in May we’ll offer TRX & Yoga in the Park.

Yoga / 1st and 3rd TUES of each month at 7PM
TRX / 2nd and 4th SAT of each month at 9AM

If you’re a member at Richmond Balance it’s FREE! Punch cards are welcome. Don’t have a membership or a punch card? No worries, the drop-in price is $5 per class.

Classes must be signed up for in advance. For more details or to reserve your spot email or call 804-343-1234.

Wine Shop Saturdays @ Dutch & Company

Sat May 11 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.

City Council Formal Meeting

Mon May 13 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 May 13 5:30 pm
Every 2nd Mon at 2101 Creighton Road

Free African Dance class

Mon May 13 !6:00 pm
In the Spring on Monday’s the Robinson Theater will be hosting an African dance class weekly

Free Tae Kwon Do class

Mon May 13 !6:00 pm
The Robinson Theater will be bringing Tae Kwon Do back for the spring session on Wednesday’s. I hope you can come

Mosby Court Tenant Council

Mon May 13 5:00 pm
Every 2nd Mon at Community Center 1543 Coalter Street

Chimborazo Model School Task Force

Tue May 14 7:30 pm
Join us to learn more and join our efforts to see Chimborazo E.S. become an authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) school. We meet at the school, 3000 E. Marshall St. Learn more a

National Night Out planning meeting

Tue May 14 3:30 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

Union Hill Civic Association

Wed May 15 7:00 pm
Every 3rd Wednesday

Whitcomb Court Tenant Council

Wed May 15 5:30 pm
Every 3rd Wed at Whitcomb Court Rec Center

Tricycle Gardens Four Season Farm Stand

Thu May 16 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:

Gargantuan All Church Hill YARD SALE

Sat May 18 !9:00 am
It’s time again for the Church Hill Yard Sale. May 18th. 2800 Block of East Franklin St. LIBBY HILL PARK
No space assignments. Come early, stay late. Always a fun time

History Hounds Explore Church Hill Walking Tour

Sat May 18 10:00 am
Dogs are invited to join their owners for this walking tour of Church Hill, in partnership with the Richmond SPCA. Dogs must have current shots, mix well with others and remain on a leash. Owners are responsible for water and cleaning up after their dogs. Space is limited. Reservations: (804) 649-0711 x301. Meet at Patrick Henry Park across from St. John’s Church, E. Broad and 24th streets.

Urban Container Gardening

Sat May 18 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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