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CHAT Volunteer Orientation

Sat Oct 3 10:00 am
Rainy day? We can cheer you up with some donuts at the CHAT Volunteer Orientation this morning, 10am-12:30pm! Come on out to the Lighthouse (601 N. 31st St.) to learn more about working with our wonderful youth of the East End, and get a Church Hill Bus Tour while you’re at it!
MORE: https://www.facebook.com/CHATRichmond/photos/a.192608677513617.43278.117622051678947/865798116861333/?type=3&theater

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New Vision Civic League

Sat Oct 3 10:00 am
Live in the area bound by Carrington Street, 25th Street, Fairmount Avenue and 19th Street? Your civic association meets every 1st Saturday at the East End Library. Contact Mary Thompson at (804)648-7915 for more info.

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Open House at Central Montessori

Sat Oct 3 10:00 am
Parents as well as the general public are invited to the Central Montessori 2015 Open House. This Open House is designed to provide an opportunity for current parents (and community members) to meet and talk to teachers (in each classroom and level). It is an excellent time to ask questions and receive insight into Central’s unique programming and curriculum focus. The open house is an adult appropriate event. Central Montessori 323 N. 20th Street

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RVA MakerFest (with Free East End Trolley)

Sat Oct 3 10:00 am
RVA MakerFest returns to the Science Museum of Virginia on Saturday October 3rd for hands on demonstrations with over 100 regional makers. This FREE family-friendly event is rain or shine. There will also be a free trolley service to and from the event, stopping at the Peter Paul Development Center in Church Hill. Visit RVAMakerFest.com for trolley schedule and more info.

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CANCELLED / Hogtober

Sat Oct 3 12:00 pm
Richmond’s celebration of BBQ @ Libby Hill
MORE: /tag/hogtober/

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Church Hill Walking Tour

Sat Oct 3 3:30 pm
Church Hill is the oldest neighborhood in Richmond. You will meander through streets lined with beautiful late 18th and 19th century architecture; see St. John’s Episcopal Church where Patrick Henry proclaimed “Give me liberty, or give me death!” in 1775; and view stunning vistas of the City of Richmond. You will also hear about the eccentric cast of characters who make up the fabric of Colonial, Federal, and antebellum Richmond.

The tour lasts approximately 1.5 – 2 hours. It meets in front of St. Johns Church on 25th& Broad St. No need to reserve a spot, just show up!

$20/adults; $15/Seniors/Students; $5 for teens (12-17);$0 for kids

MORE: http://www.richmondtourguys.com/

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Les Boulefrogs @ Chimborazo Playground

Sun Oct 4 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 Oct 5 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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RPS School Board

Mon Oct 5 4:30 pm
The RPS School Board meets at 4:30PM and 6PM on the first Monday of each month in Council Chamber Room on the 2nd floor of City Hall, located at 301 North Ninth Street; and at 6PM on the third Monday of each month at selected schools.

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Zumba @ the Robinson

Mon Oct 5 5:00 pm
Church Hill Residents (7th District) are welcome to sign-up for a FREE Zumba fitness class. All you need is proof of residency to register! Once registered, feel free to attend any or ALL of our Zumba classes throughout the week. We only ask for weekly commitment to keep your spot in this popular class.

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Church Hill Rotary Club

Mon Oct 5 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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Double Dutch @ the Robinson

Mon Oct 5 6:00 pm
Come out and learn some Double-Dutch jump rope with a super hip instructor! Ages 7 & up.

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Church Hill Central meeting (CANCELLED)

Mon Oct 5 7:00 pm
Monday, October 5th 7-8PM. We’ll announce the location as the date approaches
MORE: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/church-hill-central

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Strength & Fitness @ the Robinson

Mon Oct 5 7:00 pm
Warrior fitness classes are for everyone: FREE
– all fitness levels, all ages, and all Richmonders. We mix it up, combining our routines to include relaxation, cardio, strength, and flexibility exercises.
Contact Terrica Woolridge: 476-8516 or cp3smom@gmail.com

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Church Hill Running Club (Mon&Thurs)

Mon Oct 5 7:15 pm
Neighborhood running club. Early morning and evening runs Mondays and Thursdays at Chimborazo Park.

https://www.facebook.com/CHRunningClub?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

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RECYCLING WEEK

Tue Oct 6 6:00 am
Every other Thursday

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Farmers market on Broad Street

Tue Oct 6 3:00 pm
Sweet Temptations by Teresa, the talent behind the brownies at Alamo BBQ, has recently announced a new farmers market on select Tuesdays through October. The market will be at 1920 East Broad Street from 3-7PM on July 21, August 4, September 1, and October 6.
MORE: /?p=44108

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Taekwondo @ the Robinson

Tue Oct 6 4:30 pm
Martial arts training is a great way to get in better shape, boost self-confidence, learn self-defense, and earn that black belt you’ve always wanted! Try Olympic Taekwondo at the Robinson for youth and adults!
Call 562-9133 for more information and sign-up
Walk-ins welcome

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Painting group

Tue Oct 6 6:00 pm
A free, casual painting group. Bring your own project and a snack to share. Tea and good company shall be provided. Contact Nadya at waxwinged@gmail.com for more information.

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Zumba @ the Robinson

Tue Oct 6 6:30 pm
Church Hill Residents (7th District) are welcome to sign-up for a FREE Zumba fitness class. All you need is proof of residency to register! Once registered, feel free to attend any or ALL of our Zumba classes throughout the week. We only ask for weekly commitment to keep your spot in this popular class.

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Hula Hoop @ the Robinson Theater

Tue Oct 6 7:30 pm
End your day with some FUN! Learn new tricks and get a creative work out all at the same time.
Call 562-9133 for more information or sign-up
Walk-ins welcome

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Open Mic Night @ Poe’s Pub

Tue Oct 6 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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Zumba @ the Robinson

Wed Oct 7 6:00 am
FREE for Church Hill/7th District Residents!
(Currently Closed to Non-Residents)
Class Requirements:
Registration–proof of residency
Weigh-in
Committed attendance to at least 1 class per week—must alert RT staff if unable to attend a full week of classes

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Pre-K Movement w/ Kelli

Wed Oct 7 4:00 pm
Bring your kiddos to this FREE interactive, energy packed 30-minute movement class especially targeted to children ages 3-5. There will be games, balls, music and more!
Partnered with Stretch-N-Grow

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Toddler Movement @ the Robinson

Wed Oct 7 4:30 pm
Lets get movin’ with the youngins too! NEW class offered for ages 18 months-2 years
Bring your kiddos to this FREE interactive, energy packed 30-minute movement class. There will be games, balls, music and more!
Partnered with Stretch-N-Grow

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Zumba @ the Robinson

Wed Oct 7 5:00 pm
Church Hill Residents (7th District) are welcomed to sign-up for a FREE Zumba fitness class. All you need is proof of residency to register! Once registered, feel free to attend any or ALL of our Zumba classes throughout the week. We only ask for a weekly commitment to keep your spot in this popular class.

*This Zumba class will emphasize weight/resistance and cardio

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Master Hip Hop @ the Robinson

Wed Oct 7 6:00 pm
Come out and get your hip-hop on with Mandy! Ages 8-adult are welcome to join. This groovin’ dance class is free for Church Hill residents.
For non-residents, it is $120 with a 10-week discount card. Find out more on the RUD website: http://richmondurbandance.com/welcome/classes/hip-hop/

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Union Hill Civic Association meeting

Wed Oct 7 7:00 pm
at East District Family Resource Center (2405 Jefferson Avenue_

Join your neighbors for lively discussion regarding all things Union Hill! There will be guest speakers, including Delegate Jennifer McClellan, who will be giving us an update on what she has been working on.

Other discussion points include:

Lynn McAteer with BHC: 2230 Venable Street
Traffic issues on Leigh Street
This year’s Progressive Dessert
Please bring your thoughts, ideas, and a friend, and join us for a great meeting

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Yoga @ the Robinson

Wed Oct 7 7:00 pm
Free Adult yoga class (16 & up) Children under that age must be accompanied by an adult. Great for beginners and experienced students alike.
Call 562-9133 for more information and sign-up!
Walk-ins welcome

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Thirty-First Street Farm Stand

Thu Oct 8 4:00 pm
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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NRC Farm Stand

Thu Oct 8 4:30 pm
Veggies and plants, every Thursday
MORE: /2015/05/14/nrc-farm-stand-opens-today-in-fulton_42964/

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Taekwondo @ the Robinson

Thu Oct 8 4:30 pm
Martial arts training is a great way to get in better shape, boost self-confidence, learn self-defense, and earn that black belt you’ve always wanted! Try Olympic Taekwondo at the Robinson for youth and adults!
Call 562-9133 for more information and sign-up
Walk-ins welcome

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Express tour of Better Housing Coalition’s work in Richmond

Thu Oct 8 5:00 pm
Bring a friend or colleague and learn how we’re revitalizing neighborhoods while addressing Richmond’s critical shortage of affordable housing. Participants will take a brief tour of the Beckstoffer’s block developments, and then gather in the Somanath Senior Apartments community room for a presentation of BHC’s other work in the Greater-Richmond community.

Presenters include BHC President & CEO Greta Harris and VP of Community Social Work Joyce Jackson.

Meet: In the lobby of Somanath Senior Apartments at Beckstoffer’s, 1208 N. 28th Street, Church Hill North

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Les Boulefrogs @ Chimborazo Playground

Thu Oct 8 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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Youth Zumba @ the Robinson

Thu Oct 8 6:00 pm
FREE
Open and available for ALL Youth Ages 10-18
For more info: 562-9133 or bhart@robinsontheater.org

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Zumba @ the Robinson

Thu Oct 8 6:30 pm
Church Hill Residents (7th District) are welcome to sign-up for a FREE Zumba fitness class. All you need is proof of residency to register! Once registered, feel free to attend any or ALL of our Zumba classes throughout the week. We only ask for weekly commitment to keep your spot in this popular class.

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Unity Civic League

Thu Oct 8 7:30 pm
@ St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
22nd and X Street
Call 643-9353 or willieand@aol.com for more information.

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Armstrong @ Henrico

Fri Oct 9 7:00 pm
Full schedule: /2015/07/19/armstrong-football-kicks-off-august-29_44352/

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Free Family Movie Night: Monsters University

Fri Oct 9 7:00 pm
Come enjoy a free and family-friendly movie at the Robinson!Great people and fun for everyone

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Monster’s, Inc @ Robinson Theater

Fri Oct 9 7:00 pm
FREE movies every 2nd Friday of the month at 7:00 PM at Robinson Theater

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Annual Gabriel Commemoration

Sun Oct 11 5:00 pm
” Join the Defenders’ Sacred Ground Historical Reclamation Project as we honor the great slave rebellion leader Gabriel, who was executed on Oct. 10, 1800, at the Town Gallows in Richmond’s African Burial Ground. 5 pm at the Burial Ground, 16th and East Broad Streets. Information: 804-644-5834 or DefendertsFJE@hotmail.com.”


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