Week of August 15 presents:

Community CalendarWeek of August 15

Bring your needles and thread down to the RAJCA Information Center for free sewing classes this Saturday, august 21st from 11 to 1. Fashion designer Donia Sasha will _____ her sophisticated yet edgy designs. Friends and family are welcome to tag along. For more information click over to http://www.wix.com/LifeChanger/Donia-Sasha.


As summer 2010 comes to a close, begin the fall season the right way. Make you way over to White Bank Park and enjoy the 3rd Annual Back-to-School Festival. This Thursday night, august 19th from 6 to 8 pm. for details about this free event go to http://events.richmond.com, keywords: back to school


What better way to battle cancer than a little game of basketball? The VCU Massey Cancer Center will be holding the Cure on the Court fundraiser at Uturn Sports Academy. Form a team, be a cheerleader or just stop by to watch the teams shoot for the cure. To find out more about how you can help go to www.mdm2k10.com


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, visitwww.fbcrichmond.org.


On Friday, August 20th, from 9 am until noon, The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Virginia Local Initiative Support Corporation and the Partnership for Housing Affordability will present a forum on "Turning Around Vacant Property in Greater Richmond”. The forum will include a discussion addressing vacant property issues in Richmond-area neighborhoods, and will focus on existing strategies as well as new policy alternatives. The event will take place at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, 701 East Byrd Street.


Shhh! Young Adults for Alzheimer's Awareness will be hosting the 2nd annual silent auction this Saturday, August 21st at the BlackFinn Restaurant and Saloon from 6 to 9pm. place your bids on great items including spa and golf packages, beach vacations, luxurious outings, bling and many more glamorous prizes knowing that your contributions will benefit the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Richmond. Go to http://events.richmond.com keywords silent auction for more information.


On Sunday, August 22, United Families for Sudan is sponsoring “Band Together for the Well” from 3 to 9 pm. “Band Together for the Well” will feature live music, spoken word, artwork, and raffle prizes, with proceeds benefiting United Families for Sudan. The event will take place at Capital Ale House, Downtown Music Hall, located at 623 East Main Street. For tickets and information visit www.capitalalehouse.com.


On Sunday, August22nd at 2 pm, the VCU Barnes and Noble will be hosting a book signing with the editors of Richmond Nior. Richmond Noir is a hypnotic short story collection set around distinct landmarks of our very own city. The VCU Barnes and Noble is located at 1111 W. Broad St. 


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 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.



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    August 17th, 2010

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