This week’s calendar

11/01/2014 7:30 AM by


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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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New Visions Civic League

Sat Nov 1 10:00 am
Live in the area bound by Carrington Street, 25th Street, Fairmount Avenue and 19th Street? Your civic association meets this Saturday, November 1, at 10:00 AM at the East End Library on 25th Street.
MORE: /tag/nvcl/

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Les Boulefrogs @ Chimborazo Playground

Sun Nov 2 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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Fairfield Community Walking Club

Mon Nov 3 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 Nov 3 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 Nov 3 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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Mon Nov 3 4:00 pm

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Tue Nov 4 6:00 am
There are four offices and constitutional amendment on the ballot. MORE: /2014/10/14/election-primer-four-offices-and-constitutional-amendment-on-the-ballot-in-november_37502/

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Open Mic Night @ Poe’s Pub

Tue Nov 4 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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FREE Healthy Heart Plus Nutrition Series at The Robinson

Wed Nov 5 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 Nov 5 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 Nov 5 4:00 pm
Every Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. Get your fresh and local produce and other products right here in the neighborhood!

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Full Moon Series @ the Sugar Pad

Thu Nov 6 6:00 pm
Come enjoy conversation, a drum circle and the Full Moon Variety Show along the riverfront on the Sugar Pad @ Intermediate Terminal. At the end of Dock Street, 3101 Wharf St.

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Tricycle Gardens Corner Store Tasting

Thu Nov 6 !5:30 pm
Location: Song’s Market (1400 Mechanicsville Tpke)

Each month, join Tricycle Gardens at Song’s market to taste new recipes and learn skills for cooking fresh, seasonal products found in Health Corner Stores.

This month we’re preparing recipes featuring kale

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6th Annual Harvest Celebration and Golden Trowel Awards

Fri Nov 7 7:00 pm
DATE: November 7, 2014
TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Children’s Museum of Richmond
2626 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220

Join Tricycle Gardens on November 7th for the 6th Annual Harvest Celebration and Golden Trowel Awards. Located at the Children’s Museum of Richmond, Tricycle Gardens will be celebrating an abundant year while honoring outstanding community members with the presentation of the Golden Trowel Awards for their commitment to FOOD—
F – Focus on Community Needs
O – Outreach and Education
O – Opportunities for Healthy Food Access
D – Design of Beautiful Spaces

Enjoy delectable food and drink from 35 of Richmond’s best local restaurants and breweries including The Roosevelt, Comfort, Ardent Craft Ales and Barboursville Vineyards!

Bon Secours Richmond Health System is the presenting sponsor.

Tickets are $50 – register and purchase them here!




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