This week’s calendar

05/25/2013 10:09 AM by

Church Hill: From Spies to Pies; TRX in Libby Hill Park; Wine Shop Saturdays @ Dutch & Company; Fireworks at Rocketts ; An Evening at Richmond Hill with Chris Heuertz; City Council Formal Meeting; Historic Cemeteries Revisited Bus Tour ; Sukha Yoga Classes; CAR meeting; 7th District Community Meeting; Sukha Yoga Classes; Tricycle Gardens Four Season Farm Stand; Learn How to Compost; New Vision Civic League; Oakwood neighborhood clean-up; MORE…


Church Hill: From Spies to Pies

Sat May 25 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.


TRX in Libby Hill Park

Sat May 25 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 25 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.

Fireworks at Rocketts

Sun May 26 2:00 pm
Rocketts Red Glare is a free event — thanks to major sponsors like The Boathouse restaurant — and features a variety of live music and tasty food that the whole family can enjoy. Everyone is encouraged to bring comfy chairs and blankets, picnicking along the Rocketts Landing riverfront is always welcomed (just no outside alcohol, please)! And your leashed canine family members can even join the fun.

An Evening at Richmond Hill with Chris Heuertz

Mon May 27 7:30 pm
Chris Heuertz has been the Director of the Word Made Flesh community for nearly 20 years. Chris was mentored by Mother Teresa and is an advocate for the poorest of the poor. Come hear him talk about his new book, Unexpected Gifts. It is a look into how the soul is shaped through fidelity in difficult relationships.

Richmond Hill, 2209 E. Grace St.

5:30. Eucharist service in the Richmond Hill chapel
6:30. Dinner with the Richmond Hill community
7:30. Talk and discussion with Chris Heuertz

City Council Formal Meeting

Mon May 27 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)

Historic Cemeteries Revisited Bus Tour

Mon May 27 10:00 am
Free for all veterans!
Commemorate Memorial Day with a tour of historic 18th & 19th century cemeteries in Richmond’s East End, including St. John’s Church, the African Burial Ground, Shockoe, Hebrew, Oakwood, and Woodland Cemeteries and several others. Learn about their layout, evolution as parks, artwork and notable tenants. Reservations: (804) 649-0711 x301. Meet at the History Center. / Valentine Richmond History Center

Sukha Yoga Classes

Mon May 27 12:00 pm
Ease into the week at Sukha Yoga! We have two yoga classes on Monday evening:

Vinyasa Flow 5:30-6:45PM
Hatha 7:00-8:15PM

Cost: $12

Group classes are held at my home studio located in Church Hill near Libby Hill Park. Class size is intentionally limited, but reserving a spot is easy. Just send an email to with the class(es) you’d like to attend.

See the full schedule at

CAR meeting

Tue May 28 3:30 pm
Every 4th Tuesday at 5th Floor Conference Room of City Hall

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7th District Community Meeting

Wed May 29 6:30 pm
At EDI on 25th Street

Sukha Yoga Classes

Wed May 29 12:00 pm
Sign up for mid-week inspiration at Sukha Yoga:

Hatha Flow 10:00-11:15PM
Vinyasa Flow 7:00-8:15PM

Cost: $12

We can’t take drop ins just yet, but reserving a spot is easy. Just send an email to with the class(es) you’d like to attend.

Group classes are taught at my home studio in Church Hill (near Libby Hill Park) and at Restore-PT at 401 N 23rd St.

See the full schedule at

Tricycle Gardens Four Season Farm Stand

Thu May 30 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:

Learn How to Compost

Sat Jun 1 10:00 am
Come learn nature’s way of recycling. Join Tricycle Gardens for a hands-on workshop teaching the basic methods of both backyard and worm composting! You can leave the workshop with a worm composting system! Tricycle Gardens / 2107 Jefferson Ave / Cost: $30-$60 / MORE:

New Vision Civic League

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

Oakwood neighborhood clean-up

Sat Jun 1 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.



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