A round-up of events that are going on in our hood over the next week or so. Add yours here. The official must do event of the week is: Drink beer to help kids – First at Legend for Diabetes then the Tot Lot Fundraiser at O’Toole’s on Monday.
Crossroads Book Club; Antiques in Manchester; Legend Diabetes Fundraiser; South of the James Farmers’ Market; Yard Sale – 2904 Riverside Drive; 3rd Precinct MPACT Meeting; City Council Formal Meeting; Tot Lot Fundraiser at O’Toole’s; Kings & Wings; Westover Hills Neighborhood Association Meeting; Project Athena Richmond Relay Marathon; MORE…
Crossroads Book Club
Fri Jul 6 10:00 am
Meet the first Friday of each month to discuss a book and enjoy some java.
Antiques in Manchester
Sat Jul 7 9:00 am
Antiques in Manchester (AIM) an upscale open air market, opens on Saturday, from 9 am to 4 pm at 205 Hull Street adjacent to Micheal Sparks Design. The market will continue on subsequent Saturdays until December, weather permitting.
Legend Diabetes Fundraiser
Sat Jul 7 12:00 pm
Legend Brewing Company and Sports Radio WRVA will be hosting a fund raising event for Devin Dunn, a local 10 year old boy with type one diabetes. Devin has to have his blood sugar tested 15 times a day. This fund raiser is to help the family buy a Diabetes Alert Dog. The dog will alert Devin’s parents to high or low blood sugar. Not only can it alert them 25 to 45 minutes faster than a meter, it will also allow him more freedom to be a young boy. There will be a minimum $3 donation at the door and the first 300ppl will recieve a Support a Cure bracelet. Bands will start at 3:30 and 7:30 both for 3 hrs. Part of the proceeds from the beverage truck and food will go to Devin. a Donation Barrel will also be placed inside the Pub
South of the James Farmers’ Market
Sat Jul 7 8:00 am
The area’s biggest and best Farmers’ Market. Food, crafts, plants, and more every Saturday in beautiful Forest Hill Park.
Yard Sale – 2904 Riverside Drive
Sat Jul 7 8:00 am
We have some furniture pieces such as desk chair, TV stand, a night stand, a toaster oven, fireplace screen, artwork, books, some kids’ toys (from our neighbors), etc. All pretty decent stuff! Stop by. Wayne Swatlowski & Susan Kohler, 230-0561
3rd Precinct MPACT Meeting
Sun Jul 8 8:00 am
Join your neighbors at Albert Hill Middle School to meet with city officials to discuss priority issues on a monthly basis. Precinct level meetings offer the chance to learn more about MPACT, meet your co-chairs and provide feedback to the city.
City Council Formal Meeting
Mon Jul 9 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.
Richmond Council Chambers, Richmond City Hall, 2nd floor; 900 E. Broad Street
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)
Tot Lot Fundraiser at O’Toole’s
Mon Jul 9 !5:00 pm
O’Toole’s on Monday, July 9, from 5 to 9 p.m. to enjoy a great meal and beverage—AND to support the renovations of the Westover Hills Tot Lot. O’Toole’s will donate 15% of all receipts from that evening that are left in the basket marked “tot lot.” Fundraising for the playground improvements is almost complete, so this event could push the campaign over the top. See ya Monday at OToole’s
Kings & Wings
Wed Jul 11 8:00 pm
Informal chess club that meets every Wednesday at O’Toole’s for beer and chess. Focus on the beer. All levels welcome.
Westover Hills Neighborhood Association Meeting
Thu Jul 12 7:00 pm
Regular WHNA meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month, and are open to all residents. We welcome your participation and hope to see you there! Held at the Westover Hills United Methodist Church (1705 Westover Hills
Project Athena Richmond Relay Marathon
Sat Jul 14 7:00 am
Teams of 4 will each run a 10k lap for a cumulative marathon time. All entry fees are 100% Tax deductible and go to help women who have suffered medical setbacks achieve their dream adventure as part of their recovery. Browns Island! Projectathena.org