This week’s calendar

Mar 29, 2024 | by

Campus beautification at Huguenot High School

Fri Mar 29 9:00PM

The clean up day at Huguenot High School is Friday, March 29, from 9AM-12PM. Volunteers are needed to plant, weed, prune, spread mulch, and pick up trash. Please wear close toed shoes, and clothing you don’t mind getting dirty. Bring your own work gloves and hand tools such as pruners, loppers, shovels, and rakes. This is a great family and friend event, and all are welcome!

Fonticello Park Clean up

Sat Mar 30 9:30AM

With Spring comes more park use, and unfortunately, more park litter. This event is being led my neighbor and member, Ja’Nai Frederick.

Volunteers will be helping to pick up trash and clean up Fonticello park. Be prepared to bend down to pick up trash, haul trash bags, and be on your feet walking around the park. Trash bags and trash grabbers will be provided. Bring comfortable shoes and a water bottle.

Tree Planting @ Hickory Hill Community Center

Sat Mar 30 10:30AM

Tools and refreshments will be provided, as well as the great company of fellow community members. Volunteers, please RSVP here:
3000 Belt Boulevard

Organizing Committee Meeting: Richmond Housing Crisis

Sat Mar 30 1:00PM

Join us for an important discussion on the housing crisis in our community. We’ll be meeting virtually & in person to develop strategies to fight back against slumlords, rising rents and lack of affordable housing and to bring our 3 issues, Mandatory rent stabilization, Government funding of rent/utility assistance, and establish protections from cruel unjust evictions, before city council TBA

The Generations Trio @ Gramaphone

Sat Mar 30 6:00PM

Jazz is back, back again. No cover, tell a friend.

Weekly Karaoke @ Gramophone

Sun Mar 31 7:00PM

It’s your time to shine! Come hang out with us every Sunday for a fun & free karaoke night at Gramophone! Grab yourself a wine cocktail and choose your favorite tune! Gramophone Winery

South of the James Farmers Market

Sun Mar 31 10:00AM

South of the James Farmers Market is open Sundays in Forest Hill Park at the corner of New Kent and 42nd Street. Year round.

Food Giveaway @ McDonough Community Garden

Wed Apr 3 4:30PM

Every Weds by Lettuce Reduce Food Waste at McDonough Community Garden
3300 McDonough Street

Basic City Open Mic Comedy Night

Wed Apr 3 8:00PM

Tyler and Monty host a weekly open mic comedy night 8-10pm every Wednesday in the backroom at Basic City RVA. Select beers are half priced for the show.

Seed Bombs @ Broad Rock Library

Thu Apr 4 4:30PM

April is Gardening Month! Get ready for springtime planting by creating clumps of soil and seeds you can use to spread greenery in your own yard or throughout your neighborhood.

Women’s Walk with Nicole Jones and Sarah Abubaker

Thu Apr 4 10:00PM

In honor of International Women’s Day 2024 and Women’s History Month, Nicole Jones will be co-hosting a Women’s Walk alongside Sarah Abubaker. They invite women across the City to join us as they uplift one another and spend some time in reflection on the many sacrifices of the women who came before.

Gridiron Gym / 221 East German School Road

Soulful Sounds

Fri Apr 5 7:30PM

You’ve probably seen “NYC’s Jazzy R&B Duo” on HBO or Amazon, but this is your chance to experience their fun personalities at one of their shows!

This playful couple might remind you of Lucy & Ricky, and if you like everything from Erykah Badu to Billie Holiday, you’ll love grooving to their Soulful Sounds.

Acute Inflections is known for using call-and-response and witty freestyles to interact with audiences, and their humorous banter will definitely get you laughing!

Tickets are selling quickly for their performance in Richmond on Friday, April 5th, so prepare for a special evening of music and comedy!

Copper Hall / 1129 Hull Street

Swansboro West Civic Association Neighborhood Clean Up

Sat Apr 6 10:00AM

Every 1st Saturday of the month at Swansboro Elementary School 3160 Midlothian Tpke

Please wear closed toe shoes. All supplies (pickers, gloves, safety vest, trash bags) will be provided. Meet at the back of Swansboro Elementary School along McRand.

Richmond Makers Market @ Basic City Beer Co

Sat Apr 6 12:00PM

Local makers, food trucks, craft beer, dogs, 1st sat of every month in 2024, 12-6PM
212 w sixth street

Swansboro West Civic Association Neighborhood Clean Up

Sat Apr 6 10:00AM

Swansboro West Civic association beautification committee hosts a monthly clean up on the first Saturday of every month. Please wear closed toe shoes. All supplies (pickers, gloves, safety vest, trash bags) will be provided.
We meet at 52 east 32nd street at the corner of McRand and 32nd street.

Seed & Plant Swap @ Living Water Community Center

Sat Apr 6 11:00AM

Handprint Community Board @ Southside Community Center

Sat Apr 6 12:00PM

An opportunity to leave your handprints for future generations. This community event will become part of the front facade of the building.

Southside Community Center
6255 Old Warwick Road

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