From announcement: Community Movie Night starts at dusk. Pleasants Park (behind Pine Street Baptist Church) Refreshments served: grilled hot dogs, chips, and beverage
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Thanks to Larry at City’s Parks & Rec for installing the new marker on our gazebo.
From the Richmond Police Department’s FaceBook page: Richmond Police were proud to join Richmond, VA – Mayor’s Office Dwight C. Jones, Councilman Parker Agelasto, Councilman Jon Baliles and several city residents this morning for a bike ride from Monroe Park to City Hall in honor of Bike to Work Day!
From City press release: Richmond, VA — Mayor Dwight C. Jones’ Pedestrian, Bicycling, and Trails Commission invites the city of Richmond to participate in Richmond Bike Month during May. The goal of the 2nd Annual Richmond Bicycle Commuter Challenge to show how easy, affordable, and healthy bike commuting can be. “The Richmond Bicycle Commuter Challenge [...]
Several neighbors took time yesterday to do some badly needed volunteer yard work on Pleasants Park. Why is it called Pleasants Park? From the Richmond Friends website (click here for link): Robert Pleasants, who was born at Curles in Henrico County, Virginia in 1723 and died in 1801, was one Virginia’s most noted Quaker abolitionists. [...]
Neighbor Charles Pool sent this email to members of City Council yesterday. (Ed. note: He received permission to send them an attachment of the “Tiller” magazine article, but I have not received permission to post that here. If I do receive it or a public website link to it, I will be sure to post [...]
There is a May Day Immigration Rally planned for Wednesday in Monroe Park. I reported the Living Wage rally earlier. Please share with your contacts: What: May Day Immigration Rally & March When: May 1st at 2:00pm Where: Monroe Park (corner of West Main and Belvidere Streets) March will leave the park and proceed downtown [...]