This week’s calendar

Apr 12, 2024 | by

South Side Yoga @ Fonticello Park

Fri Apr 12 5:30PM

Meet at Fonticello Park from 5.30-6.30PM at the flat esplanade on 29th and Porter Streets

All of Southside Yoga’s community classes are “pay what you want/can if you want/can do it, if not you are welcome to practice in community anyways.”

Crooked Branch Ravine Park Clean Up – Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay

Fri Apr 12 2:00PM

Kick-off the annual Project Clean Stream weekend with the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay on Friday, April 12 with a stream clean-up event at Crooked Branch Ravine Park. We’ll gather at the entrance to the park at the end of Northrup Street starting at 2 pm, before splitting up to collect litter along the trails and stream within the park.

What is provided: Gloves, trash bags, trash pickers, water and snacks will all be provided.

What to bring: A reusable water bottle, sturdy walking shoes (closed toed preferred), and sun protection.

Rain or shine?: The event will be canceled in the case of rain.

Parking: Street parking along Northrup Street and surrounding neighborhood. Please be respectful of residents.

Disclaimer: This event is led and organized by the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay.

Little Market + Gathering at One Little World

Sat Apr 13 10:00AM

One Little World’s Little Market + Gathering with local produce and flowers, handcrafted skincare, fair-trade drip coffee, and speakers Lane Sullivan and Monica Burton from Fonticello Food Forest. This Saturday, April 13, from 10AM-1PM at 1412 W43rd Street.

Oak Grove – Hillside – Bellemeade Vision Workshop

Sat Apr 13 12:00PM

At Oak Grove Bellemeade Elementary School

Book Fair @ Bentchtop Brewing

Sat Apr 13 12:00PM

Come out to Benchtop for a Book Fair with Fountain Bookstore!

Get a chance to meet local authors. Purchase you next favorite book, grab beer, and a seat in Benchtop’s taproom to start reading. All ages welcome as well as well-behaved/leashed dogs too! Food and drinks purchased separately.

RNB Field Day on Hull Street

Sat Apr 13 5:00PM

Carnival food, music, and a good time

Westover Hills Elementary Beautification Day

Sat Apr 13 9:00PM

Help pick up trash, mulch, and beautify the WHES grounds.
If you can, bring gardening gloves, rakes, wheelbarrows, shovels, etc. Questions? Email

Meet & Greet Richmond Ram Chargers

Sat Apr 13 11:00PM

Save the date and come out to 63Thirty5 Restaurant on Saturday April 13th for the RICHMOND RAM CHARGERS Professional Basketball Team first Meet & Greet. Come meet and take a picture with players. At 11pm we will be introducing the RAM CHARGERS and revealing our iconic Jersey and QR Code for our new online store. Also we will have a drawing for 2 FREE SEASON TICKETS to make your night complete.

Weekly Karaoke @ Gramophone

Sun Apr 14 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 Apr 14 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.

South Side Yoga @ Forest Hill Park

Tue Apr 16 5:30PM

At the flat esplanade next to the pond

All of Southside Yoga’s community classes are “pay what you want/can if you want/can do it, if not you are welcome to practice in community anyways.”

Drink & Draw @ The Veil

Tue Apr 16 5:00PM

Pull up to our Forest Hill taproom on April 16th from 5-9 for a night of creativity and community hosted by The Veil’s Creative Director, Tim Skirven! Stretch your creative muscle in this low-pressure art zone… We’ll provide the pens and paper, still life setups, and conversation… all you have to do is loosen up with your drink of choice! Still life set ups by @fultzsingharchitects

Comic Club @ Hull Street Library

Tue Apr 16 5:00PM

Love comic books, graphic novels, and/or manga? Want to try your hand at making your own? Come to the Hull Street Library, as we try to create our own, while reading and discussing some of the latest comics.

Planning Commission meeting

Tue Apr 16 6:00PM

5th Floor Conference Room – City Hall

Forest Hill Neighborhood Association meeting

Tue Apr 16 7:00PM

@ Forest Hill Presbyterian

Food Giveaway @ McDonough Community Garden

Wed Apr 17 4:30PM

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

Basic City Open Mic Comedy Night

Wed Apr 17 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.

Master Gardener Help Desk @ Westover Hills Library

Thu Apr 18 10:30AM

Master Gardeners will be out in the library, eager to answer any of your gardening questions. They will have soil sample kits and other helpful resources for you. Look for their desk!

Nature Walk @ Broad Rock Library

Thu Apr 18 4:30PM

April 22nd is Earth Day! Learn about the nature that exists right in our backyards as we take a little field trip around our library, which includes a rain garden thanks to the James River Association. Broad Rock Library

Sober Happy Hour @ Laura Lee’s

Thu Apr 18 5:00PM

We had such success with our Sober Happy Hour that we are bringing it back on a regular basis! Come out every 3rd Thursday 5-7PM, we’ll have lots of NA options for you!

5th District Town Hall/Ice Cream Social

Thu Apr 18 5:30PM

Fonticello Playground on West 29th Street

I hope you can join us for a sweet treat on Thursday, April 18 at 5:30pm at Fonticello Park near the Markiya Simone Dickson Imagination Zone playground for Ruby Scoops.
We have invited city departments to also hand out information at tables during the event.
There are a few picnic tables but bring a chair with you to watch the kids running around and visiting with neighbors!

South Side Yoga @ Fonticello Park

Fri Apr 19 5:30PM

Meet at Fonticello Park from 5.30-6.30PM at the flat esplanade on 29th and Porter Streets

All of Southside Yoga’s community classes are “pay what you want/can if you want/can do it, if not you are welcome to practice in community anyways.”

Free Farmstand @ Fonticello Food Forest

Sat Apr 20 11:00AM

Every 3rd SATURDAY of the month!

Come get nourishing food
Community Care
Mutual Aid
Tell the Neighborhood
Please share with neighbors in need

Fonticello Food Forest in Carter-Jones Park (southside) near the basketball courts & cell tower

Please park on the street and walk down the alley if possible
The third Saturday of the month

MERCADO GRATIS **fecha addicional**
El tercer Sábado Del mes

Vegetales gratis de seasonal roots

Vengan conseguir comida sana y gratis
Ayuda Mutua
Pasen la voz
Reparte con la familia y los vecinos

El Bosque de Comida Fonticello
En el Parque Carter-Jones (Southside)
Estamos cerca al gran torre electrical

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