This week’s calendar

01/25/2014 6:15 AM by

7th District Shockoe Redevelopment meeting (6 of 6); Big for a Day / Big Brothers Big Sisters; Free Renovation Lending Workshop; Real Richmond “Pizza tour” of Church Hill/Shockoe; Yoga Basics w/ Sukha Yoga; Woodville Elementary’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. “I Have a Dream” celebration; Fairfield Community Walking Club; Church Hill Rotary Formation Club; City Council Formal Meeting; Free Yoga at Robinson Theater; Gentle Yoga w/ Sukha Yoga; RECYCLING WEEK; CAR meeting; Preschool Storytime at East End Library; BLUEGRASS JAM NIGHT at GlobeHopper; Mayor Jones’ 2014 State of the City Address; Preschool Storytime at East End Library; Tricycle Gardens Four Season Farm Stand; New Vision Civic League; Oakwood neighborhood clean-up; Open house at the historical Luther Libby House; MORE…


7th District Shockoe Redevelopment meeting (6 of 6)

Sat Jan 25 10:00 am
This is a second Joint Meeting being held with both Cynthia I. Newbille (7th) and Ellen F. Robertson (6th). At the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School/ 1000 Mosby Street

Big for a Day / Big Brothers Big Sisters

Sat Jan 25 12:00 pm
Events for potential mentors to meet children on Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Richmond and Tri Cities; includes games, activities and lunch.

Saturday, January 25: 12 to 2 p.m. at Peter Paul Development Center, 1708 N 22nd St.

Wednesday, January 29: 11:30 a.m. at George Mason Elementary School, 813 N. 28th St.

MORE: /2014/01/19/interested-in-becoming-a-part-of-big-brothers-big-sisters_31442/

Free Renovation Lending Workshop

Sat Jan 25 !10:00 am
Learn the “ins and outs” of home mortgage financing (including loan programs, credit, cash required, cash sources, etc.) in this free workshop. Then, learn the benefits of renovation lending, and how to buy a home in disrepair and renovate it using these unique loan programs.

BHC’s Center for Neighborhood Revitalization partners with George Mason Mortgage to offer periodic workshops to help you renovate a historic home, or make substantial improvements to your current home.
Additional topics covered include:
• Tax Benefits
• Energy Efficiency
• Market Equity
and more

Real Richmond “Pizza tour” of Church Hill/Shockoe

Sat Jan 25
MORE: /2014/01/07/real-richmond-pizza-tour-of-church-hillshockoe_31092/

Yoga Basics w/ Sukha Yoga

Sat Jan 25 9:00 am
Restore-PT, 401 N 23rd St.

This class is focused on basic postures and alignment, with more instruction and explanation. It’s great for those who are new to yoga or anyone looking to refine their practice. Review of Sun Salutation A, Standing Asanas and Seated Poses. $12 or $10 with a purchase of 4 or more classes

Email to reserve a spot.

Full schedule:

Woodville Elementary’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. “I Have a Dream” celebration

Sun Jan 26 3:00 pm
All are invited to join Woodville Elementary’s students and staff and other community members for Woodville’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. “I Have a Dream” celebration. MORE: /2014/01/23/woodvilles-i-have-a-dream-celebration-this-saturday-at-good-shepherd-baptist-church_31570/

Fairfield Community Walking Club

Mon Jan 27 9:00 am
Increase your metabolism with a 1 hour walk through the community. Be inspired to create a healthier you. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Meet at the Family Resource Center 2311 N 25th Street.

Church Hill Rotary Formation Club

Mon Jan 27 6:00 pm
The Church Hill Rotary Club will be taking a holiday break on 12/23 and 12/30. We will resume meetings on January 6, 2014. // 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 Jan 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)

Free Yoga at Robinson Theater

Mon Jan 27 6:00 pm
Join us at Robinson Theater (29th and Q) for a free slow flow yoga class. Learn basic poses and work on increasing strength and flexibility. A great class for beginners or for experienced yogis who are looking to revisit the foundation.

Gentle Yoga w/ Sukha Yoga

Mon Jan 27 7:30 pm
Wind down the day with this gentle, flowing class. Gentle Yoga is held at a slower pace and focuses on stretching all areas of the body, while releasing stress and tension from joints and muscles. A wonderful practice for people with injuries or anyone just wanting to slow down and breathe. $12 or $10 with a purchase of 4 or more classes.

Email to reserve a space.

Full schedule:


Mon Jan 27 7:30 pm

CAR meeting

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

Related posts: /tag/car/

Preschool Storytime at East End Library

Wed Jan 29 10:30 am
Fairy Tales – Come and join us to hear the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Retell the story by making your own pop-up book of the story


Thu Jan 30 7:00 pm
Bring your washboards folks, it is gonna be a hoot.

Mayor Jones’ 2014 State of the City Address

Thu Jan 30 6:30 pm
will be held on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School auditorium, 1000 Mosby Street

MORE: /2014/01/20/jones-to-deliver-2014-state-of-the-city-address-at-new-mlk-middle-school_31453/

Preschool Storytime at East End Library

Thu Jan 30 10:30 am
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – What famous musician was born on January 27? We will find out when we listen to stories about Mozart as well as some of his famous music. Enjoy cookies and punch while we listen to his music.

Tricycle Gardens Four Season Farm Stand

Thu Jan 30 4:00 pm
A variety of locally grown seasonal produce from our Urban Farm. For more information on the produce available each week, follow Tricycle Gardens on Facebook. 2314 Jefferson Avenue Winter Hours 4-6PM

New Vision Civic League

Sat Feb 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 Feb 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.

Open house at the historical Luther Libby House

Sun Feb 2 1:00 pm
A fundraiser for Assisting Families of Inmates. $10 per person. For more information please call the office of Assisting Families of Inmates at (804)643-2401.



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