This week’s calendar

12/07/2013 9:22 AM by

New Vision Civic League; Church Hill Holiday House Tour; Church Hill Rotary Formation Club; City Council Formal Meeting; Creighton Tenant Council ; Mosby Court Tenant Council; Tour Your Grocery Store & Zumba Class; DIY Pillow-Making-FREE; “an evening in december” at Robinson Theater; Tricycle Gardens Four Season Farm Stand; Unity Civic League; Friends of Jefferson Park presents Festival Brass; 6th District Shockoe Bottom/Boulevard Development meeting; TRX in Libby Hill Park; MORE…


New Vision Civic League

Sat Dec 7 10:00 am
Every 1st Saturday at the East End Library. Contact Mary Thompson at (804)648-7915 for more info.

Church Hill Holiday House Tour

Sun Dec 8 12:00 pm
The 2013 Holiday House Tour is the perfect outing to inspire the holiday spirit!
Ten restored historic homes from the mid-1800’s to the turn of the century are beautifully decorated and offer a variety of interiors from classic to contemporary. Visitors will stroll down our cobblestone streets into the past with horse drawn carriages and carolers in period costume.

Tickets: $20 in advance/ $25 the day of the tour. Purchase online at or at any of these fine establishments: WPA Bakery, Hill Cafe, Patrick Henry, Capt Buzzy’s and Hampton House at 5807 Patterson

Church Hill Rotary Formation Club

Mon Dec 9 6:00 pm
We meet Mondays at Patrick Henry’s Pub upstairs. Happy Half 6:00, meeting at 6:30. Check us out on Facebook at The Formation of Church Hill Rotary. Come see what Rotary is all about and how we are helping our community!

City Council Formal Meeting

Mon Dec 9 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 Dec 9 5:30 pm
Every 2nd Mon at 2101 Creighton Road

Mosby Court Tenant Council

Mon Dec 9 5:00 pm
Every 2nd Mon at Community Center 1543 Coalter Street

Tour Your Grocery Store & Zumba Class

Tue Dec 10 5:30 pm
Join us for an interactive nutritional workshop AND Zumba class sponsored by Tricycle Gardens and Robinson Theater. Learn how to shop around the holidays on a budget: grains, produce, protein and dairy aisles. 16 & up welcome. Space is limited so sign-up today! 562-9133 or

DIY Pillow-Making-FREE

Wed Dec 11 6:00 pm
Stitch by hand and personalize your very own pillow for your home or a great Christmas gift for a friend/family member. Space is limited so sign-up today! 562-9133 or Ages 16 & up.

“an evening in december” at Robinson Theater

Thu Dec 12 7:30 pm
Join us for “an evening in december”, featuring local Richmond artists The Cold Harbor Band, Matt and the Hooligans, Son of the Sea and East End Fellowship Choir. This concert will usher in the sounds of the holidays with classic and original Christmas music along with the warmth and delicious taste of Starbucks coffee and desserts. Doors open at 7 p.m. Purchase your $10 tickets here or contact Betsy Hart at 804.562.9133 or Proceeds benefit Robinson Theater’s programs.

Tricycle Gardens Four Season Farm Stand

Thu Dec 12 4:00 pm
A rotating variety of locally grown seasonal produce and sustainability products (rain barrels, worm bins, etc). Every Thursday at Jefferson and 24th. MORE:

Unity Civic League

Thu Dec 12 7:30 pm
@ St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
22nd and X Street
Call 643-9353 or for more information.

Friends of Jefferson Park presents Festival Brass

Fri Dec 13 7:00 pm
Please join Friends of Jefferson Park for a special night of holiday music in Jefferson Park, featuring acclaimed Richmond brass quintet, Festival Brass. Warm beverages will be served to keep everyone toasty warm and the holiday spirit in good cheer! The group will perform at the Princess Anne Avenue entrance.

6th District Shockoe Bottom/Boulevard Development meeting

Sat Dec 14 9:00 am
Saturday, December 14, 2013; 9 AM; Main Street Station (focus on African American history)

TRX in Libby Hill Park

Sat Dec 14 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.



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