calendar week of Sept 12, 2010 presents:
Roll through the breathtaking trails of hanover county historic landscapes this Saturday, September 18th at the Heart of Virginia bike festival 2010. Rest stops include yummy homemade goodies. Buz and Neds will be hosting the barbecue luncheon. Go to events.richmond.com key words heart of Virginia bike festival for more information.
And I’m ____. Saturday September 18, join the black awakening choir at 11 am in Monroe park. This VCU student organization will be holding a yard sale including clothes, furniture and much more. Proceeds will benefit VCU organizations. www.facebook.com/bachoir for more info. You never know what you might find!
St Benedict Catholic Church will be sponsoring their annual Oktoberfest. Friday Sept 17th enjoy this German-themed celebration which includes German music, dancing, food and what Germans are known for best: their beverages. All proceeds will benefit catholic education in our museum district. for more information, go to www.stbenedictoktoberfest.com/
On Saturday, September 25th, at 11 am, LitterFreeRVA will host a Belle Isle cleanup. The group will meet at Comfort Restaurant. For more information, visit www.rvamag.com/calendar.
On Tuesday, September 21st, from 7 to 9 PM, The Richmond Peace Education Center will sponsor a public forum entitled Overcoming Richmond’s Racial Divide, featuring presentations by Dr. John Moeser, former Virginia first lady Anne Holton and Iman Shabazz. The program will be held at 7 pm at the Fifth Baptist Church of Richmond, 1415 West Cary Street. The panel will examine the continuing racial inequality in our metropolitan region and its political, social and economic causes. The program will include an opportunity for interaction among audience members, and a question and answer period. For more information, go to www.rpec.org.
On Tuesday, September 14th at 9:30 AM, The Visual Arts center will present Art & Coffee, a free morning program. Come to the Visual Arts Center, located at 1812 West Main Street, and enjoy Rostov’s Coffee and bakery treats along with an informal lecture by Paul Mellon Collection Editor Jeffrey Allison. Allison will present a lecture in association with the current exhibit, Darkroom: Photography & New Media in South Africa Since 1950. For more information, visit http://visarts.org/.
On Monday, September 20th, at 7:30 PM, University of Richmond will present An Evening of Latin American Song Concert Series. The program will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by featuring the works of Argentine, Cuban, and Brazilian composers. The event will take place at The Camp Concert Hall in the University of Richmond. For more information, call 804-289-8277.
AUTHOR ROB COCORAN WILL BE AT THE VCU BARNES AND NOBLE ON SEPTEMBER 23RD AT 6PM TO DISCUSS AND SIGN COPIES OF HIS NEW BOOK TRUSTBUILDING: AN HONEST CONVERSATION ON RACE, RECONCILIATION, AND RESPONSIBILITY. PART HISTORICAL NARRATIVE AND PART HANDBOOK, TRUSTBUILDING IS A STORY BASED ON THE FORMER SLAVE MARKET AND CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY. FOR ALL COMMUNITIES, THIS READ IS STRESSES TRUSTBUILDING BETWEEN RACES.
EAT, DRINK, AND BE MERRY AT THE 52ND ANNUAL ARMENIAN FOOD FESTIVAL AT THE ST. JAMES ARMENIAN CHURCH. COME OUT TO THE CORNER OF PATTERSON AND PEPPER ON SEPTEMBER 16-19 TO ENJOY TRADITIONAL ARMENIAN MUSIC, DANCING, FOOD AND WINE. THE GREATER RICHMOND CHILDREN’S CHOIR WILL BE ONE OF THE MANY GROUPS SINGING AND DANCING AT THIS FESTIVAL. FOR A FULL MENU OR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT ARMENIANFOODFESTIVAL.ORG
ARE YOU A SUCKER FOR HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS? THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA IS HOLDING A TEACHER WORKSHOP ON SEPTEMBER 23RD FROM 8 AM TO 5 PM. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FOUNDING OF THE UNITED STATES WITH PRIMARY DOCUMENTS AND THE LEADERSHIP OF JOHN P. KAMINSKI. FROM THE UNIVERISTY OF WISCONSIM-MADISON, KAMINSKI IS A MASTER OF THE CONSTITUTION. SORRY STUDENDS, THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS ONLY. BUT FEEL FREE TO SIT IN ON A LECTURE THAT SAME DAY ON WASHINGTON, JEFFERSON AND MADISON FROM 6 TO 7 PM. FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER FOR THE TEACHER WORKSHOP, CALL THE LIBRARY AT 692-3592.
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djannag September 14th, 2010
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