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This week’s calendar: Libby Hill Mulch & Clean-up, Union Hill Clean-up, Hill Topper 5K, Irish Festival AND MORE

March 20, 2015 8:13 pm by


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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 at Libby Hill

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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Dash for Dads 5K

Sat Mar 21 11:00 am
Special Celebrity Guests: Actor Chad L. Coleman and Black Thought of The Roots. The entire family/community is encouraged to walk/run together to show support for fathers everywhere, then attend a free health fair. Suggested donation of $5 benefits the CAMP DIVA Summer Retreat Scholarship fund. Wearing Date With Dad t-shirts is encouraged, but not required.
MORE: /2015/03/19/dash-for-dads-5k-this-saturday_41017/

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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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Les Boulefrogs @ Chimborazo Playground

Sun Mar 22 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 23 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 23 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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Monday Evening Running Group (all levels welcome)

Mon Mar 23 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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RECYCLING WEEK

Mon Mar 23 11:00 am

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CAR meeting

Tue Mar 24 3:30 pm
Every 4th Tuesday at 5th Floor Conference Room of City Hall

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Open Mic Night @ Poe’s Pub

Tue Mar 24 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 24 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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Fairfield Court Tenants Council

Wed Mar 25 5:00 pm
Every 4th Wed at 2506 Phaup Street

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Group pilates on Church Hill

Wed Mar 25 !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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Group pilates on Church Hill

Thu Mar 26 !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 26 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 26 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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Chimborazo PTA Basketball Game

Fri Mar 27 6:00 pm
Parents and Staff play basketball at Armstrong High School with a half time show, concessions, student performances, raffle, and lots of fun! Please join us!
MORE: /2015/03/18/chimborazo-elementary-school-pta-basketball-game-fundraiser-next-friday-at-armstrong_41010/

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Crestview Clean-up

Sat Mar 28 9:00 am
Meet at 37th & Crestview

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Crestview clean-up

Sat Mar 28 9:00 am
Meet at the corner of n. 37th and crestview rd. Vests, bags, grabbers, and gloves provided by the clean city commission. Refreshments will be available for volunteers. For more information contact
JJ Minor at (804) 677-7340 or James.Minor@Richmondgov.com.


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