This week’s calendar

06/07/2014 8:15 AM by


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First Saturdays Farmers Market

Sat Jun 7 8:00 am
At Urban Farm House

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Locks of Love fundraiser @ Poe’s Pub

Sat Jun 7 3:00 pm
Free haircuts for donors by the good folks at the new Seven Hill Salon.

The event will benefit Locks of Love, a public non-profit which provides hairpieces to children suffering ling-term medical hair loss. They use donated human hair to create the highest quality hair prosthetics. The prostheses that they provide help to restore self-esteem and confidence, enabling these children to face the world and their peers.

MORE: /2014/05/29/do-you-have-long-hair-to-donate-to-a-good-cause_34220/

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New Vision Civic League

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

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Family & Friends Day Cookout and Giveaway

Sun Jun 8 11:15 am
Worship Service at 11:15am, followed by a free cookout and giveaway. If you have clothing, household goods, electronics, anything in good shape to give away, or you’re looking for something for free, come join us!

St. Stephen’s Koinonia Church – 505 North 33rd Street

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Richmond Bacon Fest

Sun Jun 8 11:00 am
17th Street Farmers Market

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Fairfield Community Walking Club

Mon Jun 9 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.

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Church Hill Rotary Club

Mon Jun 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!

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City Council Formal Meeting

Mon Jun 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)

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Creighton Tenant Council

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

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Mosby Court Tenant Council

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

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Want to learn how to make truffles?

Mon Jun 9 2:30 pm
Chocolates by Kelly: I am teaching my Old World Truffle Class at my new Church Hill store on Monday, June 9th. Yes that is THIS MONDAY. I will be teaching two rounds of the class, one at 2:30pm and the other in the evening, 6:00 or 6:30.
MORE: /2014/06/05/want-to-learn-how-to-make-truffles_34340/

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Yoga at the Robinson

Mon Jun 9 6:00 pm
The Robinson Theater (located on 29th and Q Street in Church Hill) is hosting it’s spring Yoga, weekly on Monday nights at 6 p.m.

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Zumba at the Robinson

Mon Jun 9 5:00 pm
This is a Monday/Wednesday class from 5-6.

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Hip Hop at the Robinson

Tue Jun 10 5:00 pm
The Robinson Theater (located on 29th and Q Street in Church Hill)is hosting its spring Hip hop class for ages 8 and up. It is a weekly class from 5-6 on Tuesdays.

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Zumba at the Robinson

Tue Jun 10 6:30 pm
This is a Tuesday and Thursday Zumba class from 6:30-7:30.

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Karaoke Wednesday

Wed Jun 11 7:00 pm
Every Wednesday from 7-10PM at Sarahfran’s Restaurant and Lounge. 412 N. 25th (804)343-0061

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Taekwondo at the Robinson

Wed Jun 11 6:00 pm
The Robinson Theater (located on 29th and Q street in Church Hill) is hosting its Spring Tae Kwon Do class. Youth focused class is every Wednesday at 6 p.m.

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7th District Health & Wellness Survey

Thu Jun 12 11:00 am
The 7th District Health & Wellness Initiative is conducting a research
survey to understand the most important health issues facing East End

Your responses can help us improve health and wellness programs and
services for residents in the East End.

If you are interested in taking this survey, please visit the East
District Family Resource Center, 2405 Jefferson Avenue, Richmond, VA
23223, Tuesdays – Thursdays, during the hours of 11 AM and 3 PM. For
further questions, please contact the East District Family Resource
Center at 804 644 4496.

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Unity Civic League

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

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Better Block Richmond @ 25th Street

Fri Jun 13 2:30 pm
Richmond Better Block will transform the physical and economic reality of the 1000 and 1100 blocks of 25th Street for one weekend in June. Pop-up shops, businesses, and restaurants, along with new temporary landscaping and signage, will put a new face on the street for two quick days.
MORE: /tag/better-block-richmond/

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East End Economic Development Summit

Fri Jun 13 3:00 pm
At Robinson Theater
MORE: /tag/east-end-economic-development-summit/

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June Family Movie Night

Fri Jun 13 7:00 pm
Come out to our Monthly movie night at the Robinson Theater. We will be showing classic film “Garfield.” It’s a free family movie with $1.00 snack bar

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2014 Community Revitalization Series: North 25th Street

Sat Jun 14 1:00 pm
Meet at the East End Library. FREE.

Partnership for Smarter Growth announced recently their 2014 Community Revitalization Series, “conceived to engage Richmond in a dialogue about the region’s rich past, evolving present and collective future.”

The series features 5 Walk & Talks about various Richmond localities, led by a community expert who will highlight histories, development projects and current-day perspectives.

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Better Block 5K

Sat Jun 14
SportsBackers will be hosting the Better Block 5k in North Church Hill as part of Better Block Richmond
MORE: /2014/05/08/better-block-5k-set-for-june_33653/

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Revolutionary Richmond Walking Tour

Sat Jun 14 9:30 am
With your costumed guide, explore Richmond as it transformed from a small but active port village to the new capital of Revolutionary Virginia – an illegal state! Learn about Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, Benedict Arnold, the Marquis de Lafayette, and more on this walking tour. Tour cost is $10 per person and preregistration is required. Meet at 17th Street Farmer’s Market. Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring your own canteen and receipt. Tickets available online:



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