Calendar week of August 8 2010 presents:
Have a little extra time to spend listening to some music this summer? Then come hear the Richmond Chamber Players concerts at Bon Air Presbyterian Church August 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th at 3 pm. The church is located on W. Huguenot Road. Students 18 and under are admitted free. For tickets and information call 804-272-7514 extension 312.
Interested in seeing one of Shakespeare’s most delightful plays for free? Opening on Friday, August 6th, “As You Like It” will be presented on Richmond’s Northside- outside at 6:30 pm in Battery Park. Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner. Pre-show entertainment begins at 6pm. Additional showings will be held August 7th, 13th, 14th and 15th. It is free and open to the public!
Come to the Latin Jazz Festival, Saturday August 14th from 1 pm to 7 pm at Dogwood Dell! A variety of live Latin entertainment and presentations will be featured, all for free! Guest DJ’s will be Richmond’s own Eddy Mayorga, Steve Greene and Renee’ Lacey and her Cameo Models.
Saturday August 4th from 9 am to 4 pm visit the Saturday Grower’s Market for an eclectic mix of fresh homegrown produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, handmade and homemade products, vintage antiques, collectibles, jewelry, fine crafts and specialty vendors with cultural items for sale! All while enjoying the fresh outdoors! It will take place at 17th Street Farmers’ Market. Free admission and free parking! Call 804-646-0477 for more information!
Interested in fashion, but don’t want to pay to learn how to sew? Come to RAJCA Information Center, Saturday August 21 11 am to 1 pm to learn sewing skills and illustrations! The caring and professional staff is experienced and holds BFA degrees in Fashion Design. The classes are free and open to all ages. Call 804-233-0284 or 804-888-0712 for more information.
Free movie, free popcorn, sounds good, right? Come to Classics in the Courtyard at Richmond’s First Baptist Church, 2709 Monument Avenue every Thursday night in August to enjoy free classic movies, popcorn and bottled water. Movies start at dark and bring a lawn chair! For more information and movie selections, visit www.fbcrichmond.org.
Thinking about going to grad school? Maybe you should check out Adam Ruben’s performance first! In his 45 minute performance, Adam Ruben will talk about his own grad school experience, reap excerpts from his new book, Surviving your stupid, stupid decision to go to grad school, and field questions from the audience. This event is free and open to the public at the Barnes & Noble at VCU. Call 804-828-1678 for more information.
TAKE THE ADVANTAGE TO LEARN SOMETHING NEW! ON MONDAY AUGUST 9 NOON TO ONE, JOIN GREGORIO GOMEZ AT THE MAIN HOSPITAL LEARNING CENTER OF THE MCV CAMPUS AS HE PRESENTS “DISCOVERING THE ALLERGIC RESPONSE” AS A PART OF THE DISCOVERY DIALOGUE SEMINAR SERIES PRESENTED BY VCU. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 804 828 7265
CELEBRATE ALL THE READING DONE THIS SUMMER! JOIN THE WEST END RICHMOND PUBLIC LIBRARY ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 14 TO ENJOY FREE STORYTELLING, PERFORMANCES, CRAFTS, MUSIC, FOOD, AND FUN. EVENTS WILL BEGIN AT 11 AM. COME HAVE SOME FUN!
NEW TO USING THE COMPUTER? MEET THE MOUSE. COME TO THE EAST END RICHMOND PUBLIC LIBRARY ON AUGUST 11 FOR A VERY BASIC COMPUTER INSTRUCTION CLASS FOR A NOVICE COMPUTER USER. BUT BE PREPARED TO HAVE SOME FUN! CLASS WILL START AT 10 AM ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS.
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djannag August 10th, 2010
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