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Can you help clean-up the area bike and running trails this Saturday?

Sat Oct 10 9:00 am
Want to meet some of your great neighbors? Can you help with trash pick up and trail assessment? Meet at the Statue of Liberty in Chimborazo Park at 9 AM this Saturday, October 10. Bring your own gloves, trash bags, or other applicable tools.
MORE: /2015/10/06/can-you-help-clean-up-the-area-bike-and-running-trails-this-saturday_46092/

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Church Hill Walking Tour

Sat Oct 10 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 11 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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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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Fairfield Community Walking Club

Mon Oct 12 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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Mosby Court Tenant Council

Mon Oct 12 5:00 pm
Every 2nd Mon at Community Center 1543 Coalter Street

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The Jackdaw @ Millie’s

Mon Oct 12 5:00 pm
The Jackdaw is setting up shop at Millie’s Diner one more time on October 12, 2015. “Pop-up focused on Chinese cookery. We’re not looking to break new ground or maintain traditions. Our only concern is does it taste great?”
MORE: https://www.facebook.com/events/997518353632085/

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Zumba @ the Robinson

Mon Oct 12 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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Creighton Tenant Council

Mon Oct 12 5:30 pm
Every 2nd Mon at 2101 Creighton Road

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Church Hill Rotary Club

Mon Oct 12 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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City Council Formal Meeting

Mon Oct 12 6:00 pm
Every 2nd and 4th Mon – Responsible for deciding official Council action, which includes discussing, adopting, rejecting, and amending laws and approving the budget. Formal meetings include a time for pubic comment and are televised live on the local PBS station and are replayed in Richmond on Government Access Channel 17, beginning at Noon and 7:00 p.m. daily.

LOCATION
Richmond Council Chambers, Richmond City Hall, 2nd floor; 900 E. Broad Street

Frequency
Typically the second and fourth Monday of each month; 6:00-8:30 p.m. (With the exception of August, when no Formal meetings are held, and holidays)

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Double Dutch @ the Robinson

Mon Oct 12 6:00 pm
Come out and learn some Double-Dutch jump rope with a super hip instructor! Ages 7 & up.

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Strength & Fitness @ the Robinson

Mon Oct 12 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 12 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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Taekwondo @ the Robinson

Tue Oct 13 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 13 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 13 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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Greater Fulton Hill Civic Association General Meeting

Tue Oct 13 7:00 pm
The next bimonthly Greater Fulton Hill Civic Association (GFHCA) membership meetings are scheduled for October 13th and December 8th at 7:00 PM at the Neighborhood Resource Center at 1519 Williamsburg Road.

Please join us to meet fellow members of the community and hear important updates. All residents-new and old- are welcome. There will be door prizes and light refreshments served.

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Tuesday night dance class at Powhatan Hill Community Center

Tue Oct 13 7:00 pm
This is what you asked for, YOU GOT IT…AFRICAN DANCE meets HOUSE MUSIC…TUESDAYS Powhatan Hill Community Center “The Hut”
MORE: /2015/10/06/tuesday-night-dance-class-at-powhatan-hill-community-center_46085/

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Hula Hoop @ the Robinson Theater

Tue Oct 13 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 13 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 14 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 14 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 14 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 14 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 14 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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Yoga @ the Robinson

Wed Oct 14 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 15 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 15 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 15 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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Les Boulefrogs @ Chimborazo Playground

Thu Oct 15 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 15 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 15 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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Nicole Renee Randall’s The Silver Cord

Fri Oct 16 7:00 pm
“The Silver Cord,” new work by Nicole Renee Randall opens with a reception Friday, October 16th, 7 to 9pm at the Eric Schindler Gallery.

Show runs through November 14, 2015

2305 East Broad Street
804-644-5005
mobile 804-868-8410

This will be Nicole Renee Randall’s first show at the Eric Schindler. From the get go I took to her work. More on this later and coming soon an artist statement. Check out the images and you’ll see why I wanted to show her work!
MORE: https://www.facebook.com/events/894019537335702/

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Patrick Henry @ Armstrong

Fri Oct 16 7:00 pm
Full schedule: /2015/07/19/armstrong-football-kicks-off-august-29_44352/

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Fancy Me Mad: Graveyard Tour + Tales from Edgar Allan Poe

Sat Oct 17 5:00 pm
At St.John’s Church / St. John’s Church Foundation and the Poe Museum Present Fancy Me Mad, our fall event honoring the spirits of the season, All Hallow’s Eve, as well as master storyteller, Edgar Allan Poe. Please join us for a ghostly Graveyard tour, followed by tales from Mr. Poe himself.
MORE: http://historicstjohnschurch.org/event/fancy-me-mad-tales-from-edgar-allen-poe

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HandsOn Greater Richmond Day

Sat Oct 17 7:00 pm
Imagine how much better Richmond could be if we all spent just 4 hours doing something together for the community… Join over a thousand volunteers across the metro region at over 60 sites to make a difference on one of many organized volunteer opportunities at HandsOn Greater Richmond Day on October 17.
MORE: /2015/10/01/pick-your-project-for-handson-greater-richmond-day_45957/

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Metzger’s Oktoberfest block party

Sun Oct 18 1:00 pm
We’ll be pouring Fest-biers and Marzens from Hofstetten, Paulaner, and Hacker-Schorr to name a few and cooking up sausages, schnitzels, pretzels, and kraut. Sub Rosa will be joining us to sell some incredible German breads and Marty Key of Steady Sounds will be spinning tunes! Try your hand at Stein Hoisting or just hang out in your Lederhosen and enjoy the party! We will sell tickets at the door for $5 a piece or buy your tickets early and get a free event t-shirt! https://www.facebook.com/events/622528864554192/

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Preservation Celebration – We Raised the Roof

Sun Oct 18 1:00 pm
!At St.John’s Church / Join us for a casual party and open house to thank our donors, supporters and neighbors. Free and open to the public. The church will be open and The Oak Lane Band will perform in the graveyard. Food trucks will be parked on 24th street. Graveyard scavenger hunt for kids. Bring a blanket and enjoy a beautiful day at the church and celebrate our new roof!
MORE: http://historicstjohnschurch.org/event/restoration-celebration-we-raised-the-roof

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Discover Cohousing

Sun Oct 18 2:00 pm
Future residents of five cohousing neighborhoods, located throughout Virginia, are sponsoring a public presentation on the growing cohousing trend taking root across the region and the country. We will discuss the common characteristics of cohousing, often called “old-fashioned neighborhoods of the future”, and explore what makes each community unique.

This free two-hour event will take place at Art Works (320 Hull St.) in Richmond. Come learn about this new approach to create vibrant and sustainable neighborhoods and discover how you can become involved. Childcare and light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, please e-mail info@richmondcohousing.com.


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