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HandOn Greater Richmond Day

Sat Oct 17
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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REIKI FOR DOGS

Sat Oct 17 8:00 am
Free. MORE: /2015/10/11/reiki-for-dogs_46231/

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Laundry Love

Sat Oct 17 12:00 pm
Melanie Mullen has set up another Laundry Love day at the Richmond Coin Laundry at 2501 North 25th Street
MORE: /2015/10/16/laundry-love-this-saturday_46316/

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Church Hill Walking Tour

Sat Oct 17 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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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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Octoberfest Block Party at Metzger

Sun Oct 18 1:00 pm
Join us at Metzger for an epic Oktoberfest block party! 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! Admission is free, food and beverage tickets are $5 each. We will sell tickets and special edition Metzger Oktoberfest T-shirts at the door or you can buy tickets early on eventbrite and get a free t-shirt!
MORE: /2015/10/16/oktoberfest-block-party-at-metzger-this-sunday_46302/

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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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Fire Station # 8 Open House

Sun Oct 18 2:00 pm
Two of the area fire stations will be hosting open houses this month. Stop by Fire Station # 8 in Fulton or Engine Company 11 on 28th Street to meet your neighborhood firefighters, sign up for free smoke detectors, home fire safety inspections, and station/apparatus tours. 1018 Williamsburg Road

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Les Boulefrogs @ Chimborazo Playground

Sun Oct 18 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 19 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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Zumba @ the Robinson

Mon Oct 19 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 19 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 19 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 19 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 19 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 20 6:00 am
Every other Thursday

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Taekwondo @ the Robinson

Tue Oct 20 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 20 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 20 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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Church Hill Association

Tue Oct 20 7:00 pm
Meets every 3rd Tuesday at St.John’s. MORE: http://www.churchhill.org/cha/

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Tuesday night dance class at Powhatan Hill Community Center

Tue Oct 20 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 20 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 20 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 21 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 21 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 21 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 21 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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Whitcomb Court Tenant Council

Wed Oct 21 5:30 pm
Every 3rd Wed at Whitcomb Court Rec Center

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Master Hip Hop @ the Robinson

Wed Oct 21 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 21 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 22 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 22 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 22 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 22 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 22 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 22 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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Armstrong @ Varina

Fri Oct 23 7:00 pm
Full schedule: /2015/07/19/armstrong-football-kicks-off-august-29_44352/

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Eat Oysters, Drink Beer at Union Market

Sat Oct 24
Devil’s Backbone Brewing Company will be coming in to help Anderson’s Neck Oyster Company eat oysters and drink beer at Union Market on 10/24, while Steady Sounds spins some vinyl! The Union Market folks are working with the Richmond PD to try to shut down the street as this is going to be a blowout! Yaaas

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Libby Hill Yard Sale

Sat Oct 24 9:00 am
Church Hill wide yard sale in Libby Hill Park (2800 E. Franklin St). Rain or shine.

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Engine Company 11 Open House

Sat Oct 24 2:00 pm
Two of the area fire stations will be hosting open houses this month. Stop by Fire Station # 8 in Fulton or Engine Company 11 on 28th Street to meet your neighborhood firefighters, sign up for free smoke detectors, home fire safety inspections, and station/apparatus tours. 1235 North 28th Street

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Poe’s Richmond Walking Tour

Sat Oct 24 9:30 pm
Edgar Allan Poe spent more time in Richmond than any other city. With your local guide, explore the sites that carry the most memory for him, including his marriage site, the site of the Southern Literary Messenger, his mother’s grave, and the house where he rekindled romance with his first love on the eve of his untimely death.
MEET in front of St. John’s Church (2401 E. Broad Street).
MORE: http://www.richmonddiscoveries.com/publicwalkingtours.php


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