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Richmond City Schools Looks at Re-zoning Needs

Richmond Public Schools is looking at school district rezoning this school year. Rezoning will adjust school enrollment throughout the city. Here’s some more info from Kim Bridges, the Near West End’s city school board rep. This community-led, data-driven process will adjust school enrollments across the city to reflect population changes, program needs, and the opening […]

Arts Around the Lake Comes to the University of Richmond on Sunday

Arts Around the Lake at the University of Richmond is this Sunday, September 25 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. around Westhampton Lake. Approximately 100 Richmond- area artists will be displaying and selling their artwork Admission and parking are free.

Councilman Bruce Tyler to Host Town Meeting at Mary Munford

Bruce W. Tyler, Councilman, Richmond City Council, West End 1st District, will hold a meeting in the West End 1st District. Councilman Tyler holds individual meetings in Richmond’s West End 1st District throughout the year, typically at the same time and place, on the fourth Tuesday of every other month. His meetings include information on […]

The Blue Goat is Now Open for Lunch

The Near West End’s new farm to table restaurant, The Blue Goat,  is now open for lunch, Monday-Friday 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. The new lunch menu features some incredible sounding salads — but doesn’t skimp on the heavier “feeds” or meat options. I mean where else can you get a GLT (Goat, Lettuce, Tomato sandwich)?! […]

See “Shrek Forever After” for Free at Mary Funford

This Friday, Richmond Parks and Recreation presents  Shrek Forever After – 8 p.m.; Mary Munford Elementary School Playground, 211 Westmoreland Street. Admission is free. Co-sponsored by 106.5 the Beat  (via Richmond Bargains Blog)

St. Stephen’s Market Hosts Master Gardeners & Drum Circle

Stop by the the St. Stephen’s Farmers Market on Saturday. The Hanover Master Gardeners are back and this week’s theme is vermicomposting. They will be happy to tell you all about what worms can do for you!  Plus, a little birdie told me there will be a drum circle at Saturday’s market as well.  Come at […]

Paws on the Avenues, benefiting the Richmond SPCA, is Saturday

This Saturday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. is the second annual Paws on the Avenues event, benefiting the Richmond SPCA. Paws on the Avenues is a family-friendly and pet-friendly day along Libbie & Grove to support the Richmond SPCA and homeless animals.  A portion of sales from each of the participating stores listed below will be […]

Richmond Tree Stewards Needs Your Help

Richmond Tree Stewards are asking  citizens to help water some of the 2,000 new street trees planted this past year.  Can you help?! They will be posting info on their website as summer conditions change and watering will become more critical. For more info email Suzette Lyon at slyon10 [at]

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