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March Alley Clean-Up

Sat Mar 14 9:00 am
The neighborhood and civic associations in the area have arranged with the city to have a number of Alley Clean Ups this year.

The 1st of the Alley Clean Ups is scheduled for March 14th, prior to the Irish Festival

The main purpose of the first clean-up is to prepare for the Irish Festival and Hill Topper 5k that take place on 21 and 22 March.

The March 14th Alley Clean Up will begin with volunteers gathering at 9 AM at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and 25th Street. The volunteers will be divided to work on one of three City garbage trucks. Usually the alley cleaning event last for about 2 hours or, when the trucks are full.

MORE: /2015/03/03/volunteers-needed-for-alley-clean-ups-in-for-march-september-and-november_40759/

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Les Boulefrogs @ Chimborazo Playground

Sun Mar 15 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: http://boulefrogs.com

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Fairfield Community Walking Club

Mon Mar 16 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. http://rvapromise.org/ai1ec_event/fairfield-community-walking-club/

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Church Hill Rotary Club

Mon Mar 16 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!
http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Formation-of-Church-Hill-Rotary/479272425521007?fref=ts

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Cooking/Nutrition Workshop @ the Robinson

Mon Mar 16 6:00 pm
Tasty, economical and now healthy – come and learn the tricks to building health and enjoying meal time. Join us for demos, tastings and recipe handouts with Annette Reeder from Designed Healthy Living.

Class is FREE! But sign-up is appreciated.

Contact 562-9133 or bhart@robinsontheater.org to sign-up

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Monday Evening Running Group (all levels welcome)

Mon Mar 16 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: http://meetup.com/RVA-Running-Social-Meetup/ or contact Bill O’Connor at (804) 647-6224, or boconnor99@hotmail.com

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

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Church Hill Association Meeting-all invited

Tue Mar 17 7:00 pm
The March 17 at 7 pm the Church Hill Association’s membership meeting to be held at St. John’s Church Parish Hall
MORE: /2015/03/14/kitty-snow-richmond-2015-on-the-agenda-for-tuesdays-cha-meeting_40913/

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Open Mic Night @ Poe’s Pub

Tue Mar 17 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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Painting group

Tue Mar 17 6:00 pm
A free, casual painting group. Bring your own project and a snack to share. Tea and good company shall be provided. 2102 East Main Street

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VCU Choirs in Concert at Robinson Theater

Tue Mar 17 4:30 pm
Join over 100 singers for a FREE afternoon concert featuring great music and great fun!

Stick around after the concert to meet the talented college students. There will even be a give-away of great VCU swag!

Questions? Contact us at (804) 562-9133//bhart@robinsontheater.org

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Group pilates on Church Hill

Wed Mar 18 7:00 pm
Private, boutique studio setting for pilates workouts. Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7pm. Visit Bragda pilates website for details and feel free to shoot any questions

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Whitcomb Court Tenant Council

Wed Mar 18 5:30 pm
Every 3rd Wed at Whitcomb Court Rec Center

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Group pilates on Church Hill

Thu Mar 19 !7:00 pm
Private, boutique studio setting for pilates workouts. Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7pm. Visit Bragda pilates website for details and feel free to shoot any questions

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Les Boulefrogs @ Chimborazo Playground

Thu Mar 19 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: http://boulefrogs.com

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Thirty-First Street Farm Stand

Thu Mar 19 11:00 am
A rotating variety of locally grown seasonal produce from RVA’s Urban Farm and a selection of local food and beverage vendors. We accept and welcome EBT/SNAP benefits, cash, check and credit/debit. EBT/SNAP dollars will be matched $1 for $1.

11AM-1PM @ 31st Street Baptist Church, 823 North 31st Street. Enter the basement door to the right side.

MORE: http://tricyclegardens.org/farmers-market/

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2015 VCU Wellness Block Party

Sat Mar 21 1:00 pm
March 21st is the 8th annual student run VCU Wellness Block Party from 1:00 – 5:00 pm at Armstrong High School, 2300 Cool Lane in Richmond.

This year the students are partnering with the 7th District’s Healthy U and Camp Diva’s Date with Dad weekend. There will be guests like Black Thought from the Roots and Richmond’s own Chad Coleman from the Wire and the Walking Dead.

It’s going to be a fun day. 106.5 The Beat will be broadcasting live. Sports Backers is setting up a fun obstacle course. Nutzy and Rodney the Ram will be there handing out high fives. Plus, lunch will be provided. We have lots of door prizes like an iPad mini, Shaka Smart signed basketball, and tickets to the Flying Squirrels.

Most importantly, there will be wellness resources from over 75 different organizations related to: family resources, health insurance, clinic, mental health, housing, nutrition, legal aid, and education.

There will also be free general health screenings, dental services, STI/HIV screenings, and pharmacists to answer any questions you have. So, bring a list of your prescriptions.

Let’s make the community smile and have a great time. Spread the word and come on out. If you want to help or have any questions, please hit us up on Facebook at VCU Wellness Block Party or email us at healthfairvcu@gmail.com.

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3rd Annual David Tate Urban Forestry Service Day

Sat Mar 21 8:30 am
Calling all Arborists, Tree Stewards, Master Naturalists, Tree Huggers, residents of Church Hill, and friends of Dave!

Please join together on March 21st, 2015 from 8:30am – 1pm at 2801 E Franklin St in Richmond to work in the memory of Dave on trees that need help, to perform tree maintenance at all skill levels to help green the area for the upcoming bike race, and have a good time improving the urban forest.

So come on out, bring your tools, a smile, and do something GOOD! Thanks to our sponsors, we will be enjoying breakfast before work and lunch after. Mark your calendars!

Sponsors:True Timber, Arborscapes, Richmond Tree Stewards, the City of Richmond, the Church Hill Association, Friends of Libby Hill Park, and the Department of Parks and Recreation and Community Facilities

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Church Hill Irish Festival

Sat Mar 21 10:00 am
Saturday, March 21st 10am-7pm & Sunday, March 22nd 10am-6pm
MORE: http://www.churchhillirishfestival.com

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Union Hill and Jefferson Park Community Cleanup

Sat Mar 21 8:45 am
Volunteers of all ages are invited to join the Jefferson Park and Union Hill Community Cleanup. Gloves, pickers, and bags will be provided to assist with trash cleanup. Come out and help your neighbors and fellow park lovers. Every person makes a difference! The group will meet at the Jefferson Park bandstand at 8:45 AM.

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Church Hill Irish Festival

Sun Mar 22 10:00 am
Saturday, March 21st 10am-7pm & Sunday, March 22nd 10am-6pm
MORE: http://www.churchhillirishfestival.com


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