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Arts in the Park; Go! Discover Richmond; Monument Market; VMFA Shop Book and Poster Sale; Walking tour of Hollywood Cemetery; Yard sale on Grace Street; Arts in the Park; FWC Kitchen and Garden Tour 2012; VMFA Shop Book and Poster Sale; Flight Night @ Secco; RPS School Board; Unpacking the 2010 Census ; Byrd Market (Oregon Hill); Free movie at Grace Street Theater; FDA Annual Meeting; #HI5RVA (WORLD RECORD HI-5 Fundraiser for Positive Vibe Cafe); David Rees at Chop Suey; 2012 Strawberry Street Festival; Mother’s Day House & Garden Tour; The Ghost Light After Party; MORE…

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Arts in the Park

Sat May 5 11:00 am
The Carillon Civic Association Announces its 41st annual Arts in the Park show and sale at the Carillon in Byrd Park on May 5th, 11-6 p.m. and May 6th, 11-5 p.m., 2012. More than 450 artists from around the U.S. will gather in Byrd Park to display everything from fine art paintings to jewelry and weavings. Arts in the Park is recognized as one of the top art shows in the country and is an event people around the entire state of Virginia look forward to each year.

Arts in the Park has FREE Parking and FREE Shuttles available at the City Stadium parking lot. No pets.

http://wotbn.net/arts-in-the-park-this-saturday-sunday/

Go! Discover Richmond

Sat May 5
The Times-Dispatch Go! Discover Richmond 10k and 3.6-mile walking courses in and around some of the city’s greatest treasures including historic sites and landmarks, restaurants, and boutiques.

http://wotbn.net/go-discover-richmond-walking-tour-is-saturday/

Monument Market

Sat May 5 8:00 am
First Baptist Church, 2709 Monument Avenue
May-August / Saturdays

VMFA Shop Book and Poster Sale

Sat May 5 9:00 am
Three Days! May 4, 5, and 6 | 9 am– 4 pm in the VMFA Sculpture Garden. Books $1–$10, framed posters $30 –$50. No further discounts, all sales final

http://wotbn.net/come-out-for-the-vmfa-framed-poster-and-book-sale/

Walking tour of Hollywood Cemetery

Sat May 5 10:00 am
Walking tour of Hollywood Cemetery. This is our daily “Highlights” tour that is offered Mon.-Sat. Learn about the cemetery’s history, artwork, symbolism and famous residents. Meet at the stone structure on the left at the cemetery entrance at Cherry and Albemarle streets. Visit www.richmondhistorycenter.com/calendar/highlights-of-hollywood-walking-tour for details or call 804.649.0711 x301 to make a reservation

Yard sale on Grace Street

Sat May 5 8:00 am
We are having a pre-move “Yard” Sale
2037 West Grace Street
between Allison & Meadow

http://richmond.craigslist.org/gms/2995488176.html

Arts in the Park

Sun May 6 11:00 am
The Carillon Civic Association Announces its 41st annual Arts in the Park show and sale at the Carillon in Byrd Park on May 5th, 11-6 p.m. and May 6th, 11-5 p.m., 2012. More than 450 artists from around the U.S. will gather in Byrd Park to display everything from fine art paintings to jewelry and weavings. Arts in the Park is recognized as one of the top art shows in the country and is an event people around the entire state of Virginia look forward to each year.

Arts in the Park has FREE Parking and FREE Shuttles available at the City Stadium parking lot. No pets.

http://wotbn.net/arts-in-the-park-this-saturday-sunday/

FWC Kitchen and Garden Tour 2012

Sun May 6 1:00 pm
The Fan Woman’s Club (FWC) 2012 Kitchen & Garden Tour is proud to offer a stunning selection of historic Fan homes.

Advance tickets $20. Available online at http://www.FanWomansClub.org. Pick up at the Hospitality Center (1925 Grove Ave.) on tour day. Bring receipt as proof of purchase.

Tickets also available at: Strawberry Street Vineyard, Compleat Gourmet, Tweed, Williams & Sherrill Interiors and Shades of Light. Only cash/check made out to Fan Woman’s Club are accepted at these locations. Tour day tickets are $25, only available at the Hospitality Center or Strawberry Street Vineyard. Cash/check only.

The Hospitality Center will have limited parking, restroom facilities, light refreshments and a shuttle running between tour homes. Please check the map on your ticket or www.FanWomansClub.org for shuttle stop information.

VMFA Shop Book and Poster Sale

Sun May 6 9:00 am
Three Days! May 4, 5, and 6 | 9 am– 4 pm in the VMFA Sculpture Garden. Books $1–$10, framed posters $30 –$50. No further discounts, all sales final

http://wotbn.net/come-out-for-the-vmfa-framed-poster-and-book-sale/

Flight Night @ Secco

Mon May 7 8:00 pm
Trying new things is like hitting the refresh button on our existence: it delivers us from complacency, engages our senses and forces us to question our tastes, values and, in turn, our very nature. Yet, more often than not, most of us will opt for the familiar over the unknown. Every Monday.

http://www.seccowinebar.com/2011/11/flight-night-every-monday-and-tuesday-swb/

RPS School Board

Mon May 7 4:30 pm
The RPS School Board meets at 4:30PM and 6PM on the first Monday of each month in Council Chamber Room on the 2nd floor of City Hall, located at 301 North Ninth Street; and at 6PM on the third Monday of each month at selected schools.

Unpacking the 2010 Census

Mon May 7 6:00 pm
Unpacking the 2010 Census: New Realities of Race, Class, and Jurisdiction, a presentation and workshop facilitated by Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities and Hope In The Cities, will be at William Fox Elementary School on Monday, May 7 from 6-8PM.

http://fanofthefan.com/2012/04/unpacking-the-2010-census/

Byrd Market (Oregon Hill)

Tue May 8 3:30 pm
William Byrd Community House, 224 South Cherry Street
May 1 through October
Every Tuesday

Free movie at Grace Street Theater

Tue May 8 7:00 pm
Helas Pour Moi (1994)
by Jean-Luc Godard – May 8, 2012 – 7pm
Area: The Masters

http://fanofthefan.com/2012/01/free-movies-at-grace-street-theater/

FDA Annual Meeting

Wed May 9 7:00 pm
The Fan District Association’s Annual Meeting will be held on May 9th at 7 PM at the Virginia Historical Society.

#HI5RVA (WORLD RECORD HI-5 Fundraiser for Positive Vibe Cafe)

Thu May 10 6:00 pm
Join us at the Diamond, for a fun-filled Fundraiser for Positive Vibe Cafe, as #RVA breaks the Guinness World Record for Most Simultaneous Hi 5s! Proceeds from Hi5RVA – T-shirt sales and pre-sale tickets – benefit PVC’s remarkable training program for people with disabilities. SEE YOU THERE! 

Ticket prices vary and can be purchased at Positive Vibe Café, located at 2825 Hathaway Rd. or online at http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t3410

David Rees at Chop Suey

Thu May 10 7:00 pm
Thurs, May 10, 7 pm: Author and cartoonist David Rees, creator of Get Your War On and founder of the Artisanal Pencil Sharpening movement, reads from his new book, How to Sharpen Pencils.

2012 Strawberry Street Festival

Sat May 12 12:00 pm
The 2012 Strawberry Street Festival will be held on May 12th, from noon to 4:30pm. “We will have games, rides, great food, exciting music, fabulous prizes, terrific art, and as always the super delicious strawberries!”

http://fanofthefan.com/tag/strawberry-street-festival/

Mother’s Day House & Garden Tour

Sun May 13 1:00 pm
Mark your calendars and bring mom along for the 18th Annual Mother’s Day House & Garden Tour on Sunday, May 13, 2012, from 1-6PM. The tour will once again showcase beautiful homes and gardens throughout the Museum District, “celebrating the architecture, sense of community and the history that makes us proud to call this district our home.”

http://wotbn.net/mothers-day-house-garden-tour-celebrates-the-museum-district/

The Ghost Light After Party

Sun May 13 8:00 pm
The Ghost Light After Party is an open-mic celebration of Broadway show tunes inspired by the vibrant cabaret scene that thrives today in the West Village of Manhattan.  Any & all lovers of musical theatre are invited to take the stage and croon a classic, belt out a tune of today or simply sit back, have a cocktail and enjoy!  Hosted by Matt Shofner & Maggie Roop on select Sunday evenings at the Richmond Triangle Players Theatre, The Ghost Light After Party provides a fun and social environment for Richmond theatre artists and enthusiasts to come together and unwind after the curtains have closed.  No audition–no rehearsal–just fly by the seat of your pants and have a ball!  For more information, special guest announcements and drink specials, check out www.facebook.com/ghostlightparty.

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