This week’s calendar

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Libby Hill Yard Sale

Sat Oct 25 8:00 am
Free to set up. Come early. MORE: /2014/10/20/libby-hill-yard-sale-is-this-saturday-2_37685/

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Fancy Me Mad: Tales from Edgar Allan Poe + Graveyard Tour at St.John’s

Sat Oct 25 6:00 pm
Tales from Edgar Allan Poe followed by a self-guided walking tour of the graveyard. Among the spirits represented: Edgar’s mother Eliza Poe, George Wythe and his murderous nephew, and Elizabeth Van Lew – Union spy.

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Harvest Festival at Bellevue Elementary

Sat Oct 25 11:00 am
Everyone is invited to the Bellevue Elementary School Harvest Festival this Saturday (11:00 AM-1:00 PM) at the school at 2301 East Grace Street.

The festival will include a chili cook-off, carnival games, hot dogs, cotton candy, and other yummies.

In addition, Cub Scout Pack 414 will be there to talk to all interested boys and parents

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Kombucha- Making Workship

Sun Oct 26 11:00 am
Learn how to make your very own Kombucha and go home with all the basic knowledge and supplies
needed! Participants each will receive their own SCOBY, starter
liquid, and handout with brewing instructions.

Pre-Registration required with the Union Market: with your name and contact info.
Or, call the Union Market at (804) 716-7233 or just stop in and register in person.
Registration is limited to 15.

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Les Boulefrogs @ Chimborazo Playground

Sun Oct 26 2:00 pm
A community organization dedicated to the proliferation of petanque. “We welcome everyone interested in learning and playing the game.” Les Boulefrogs play twice a week: Sunday afternoon at 2:00 PM and Thursday evening at 6:00 PM / MORE:

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Pizza 2000 at Sub Rosa

Sun Oct 26 7:00 pm
If you missed the pizza at Sub Rosa last month, here’s your chance to make up for that as the pop-up pizza tavern PIZZA 2000 returns for round two.

PIZZA 2000 has pop-ups at Sub Rosa scheduled for 10/26, 11/09, 11/15, 12/7, and 12/21. The event, a benefit for Tricycle Gardens, starts at 7:00 PM.

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Fairfield Community Walking Club

Mon Oct 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.

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Church Hill Rotary Club

Mon Oct 27 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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Monday Evening Running Group (all levels welcome)

Mon Oct 27 6:30 pm
3, 4 and 5 mile options! We have all the way from novice runners to many training for half and full marathons.

6:30 PM Mondays – corner of N. 32nd & E. Grace Streets at Chimborazo Park

Sign up at meetup site: or contact Bill O’Connor at (804) 647-6224, or

MORE: /2014/10/06/all-level-runners-invited-out-for-monday-evening-running-group_37271/

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CAR meeting

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

Related posts: /tag/car/

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Open Mic Night @ Poe’s Pub

Tue Oct 28 8:00 pm
Join in on the weekly Open Mic Night every Tuesday. Sign-ups at 8pm the show starts at 9pm.

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7th District meeting with Cynthia Newbille

Wed Oct 29 6:30 pm
The Honorable Cynthia I. Newbille, Councilmember, Richmond City Council, East End 7th District, will hold a meeting in the East End 7th District on Wednesday October 29, 2014, from 6:30-8:00PM at East District Initiative (701 North 25th Street).

These meetings are free and open to the public and all Richmond East End 7th Voter District residents are invited and encouraged to attend.

MORE: /2014/10/21/7th-district-meeting-announced-for-next-week_37717/

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FREE Healthy Heart Plus Nutrition Series at The Robinson

Wed Oct 29 6:00 pm
Want to eat healthier but overwhelmed by the process? Join us for a 6-week series (or come any night you can) focused on basic healthy food options. FREE TASTINGS, RECIPES and HANDS-ON demos as well! Below are the weekly topics discussed:

Food 101: A Date With Your Plate
Control Your Health: Balance Your Appetite
Food Combining: What Goes With What?
Urban Nutrition: Eating on the Run
Stretch Your Dollar: Cooking the Best for Less
Living Well: Putting It All Together

Please contact Betsy to sign-up OR just show-up Every Wednesday at 6 p.m. for 6 weeks. 562-9133 or

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Karaoke Wednesday

Wed Oct 29 7:00 pm
Every Wednesday from 7-10PM at Sarahfran’s Restaurant and Lounge. 412 N. 25th (804)343-0061

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Pop-Up Market at Robinson Theater

Wed Oct 29 4:00 pm
Every Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. through the summer. Get your fresh and local produce and other products right here in the neighborhood!

8/6 The Farm
8/13 Bon Secours’ Class-a-Roll
8/20 Tricycle Gardens
8/27 Healthy Heart Plus

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Jefferson Pocket Park Design Competition public meeting

Thu Oct 30 6:30 pm
All submissions will be considered by a local jury with the winner receiving a $500.00 cash prize. The five finalists will be invited to present their designs to a panel of judges and the public on Thursday, October 30th, at 6:30 PM at the Family Resource Center (2405 Jefferson Ave.).
MORE: /2014/10/15/submissions-due-for-jefferson-pocket-park-design-competition_37540/

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Les Boulefrogs @ Chimborazo Playground

Thu Oct 30 6:00 pm
A community organization dedicated to the proliferation of petanque. “We welcome everyone interested in learning and playing the game.” Les Boulefrogs play twice a week: Sunday afternoon at 2:00 PM and Thursday evening at 6:00 PM / MORE:

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Tricycle Gardens’ Four Season Farm Stand

Thu Oct 30 4:00 pm
Tricycle Gardens’ Four Season Farm Stand will open every Thursday from 4 – 6 PM at 2314 Jefferson Avenue, Richmond, VA 23223.

Find a selection of fresh, local produce grown in Manchester on RVA’s Urban Farm.

We welcome and accept SNAP/EBT, cash, check and credit/debit.

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Trick or Treat Stop @ The Robinson

Fri Oct 31 5:00 pm
If you’re out and about early with your little ones for Halloween, stop by The Robinson at the corner of 29th & Q to spin the prize wheel and win a special treat! Extra prizes awarded for kids AND adults in costume.

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New Vision Civic League

Sat Nov 1 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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Oakwood neighborhood clean-up

Sat Nov 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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Urban State Fair at St.John’s

Sat Nov 1 9:00 am
Open to the public, this event, co-sponsored by Bon Secours Health System and The Local Palate, will feature a Cake Walk, apple pie and gorgeous gourds contests judged by Patrick Henry and George Washington, healthy eats and demos from Bon Secours’ mobile kitchen, Tricycle Gardens, plus the Indigenous Gourd Orchestra and their gourd petting zoo, among other activities.



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