Every week Radio Free Richmond highlights events in the city. Here is what's happening from January 23rd through the 29th.
A Farmers Market in Civic Center
What: The Richmond Certified Farmers Market
When: Friday, January 23rd, from 8 am to 5 pm
Where: Civic Center Plaza and Macdonald Avenue, Richmond
Why: The winter months can be a difficult time to find fresh fruits and veggies. Stop by the weekly, year-round farmers market for some quality produce.
NorCal Masters at the Craneway
What: The 5th annual, weekend-long fitness competition at the Craneway.
When: Saturday, January 24th, and Sunday, January 25th, from 8 am to 5 amWhere: The Craneway Pavillion, 1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond
Why: You may not be a body builder yourself, but you can live vicariously through one this weekend. Stop by the Craneway to see the Bay Area’s fittest compete.
Tae Kwon Do
What: Richmond Main Street Initiative’s weekly Tae Kwon Do class with Master Taylor.
When: Saturday, January 24th, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Where: BBK Center for Health & Healing, 301 9th Street, Richmond
Why: Mastor Taylor teaches this weekly class to young kids, adults, and everyone in between. For a free, fun sample of Tae Kwon Do, this is your moment.
Zumba on Main Street
What: Richmond Main Street Initiative’s regular Zumba class
When: Monday, January 26th, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: BBK Center for Health and Healing, 310 9th Street, Richmond
Why: Zumba is a fun, high-energy fitness program that blends red-hot international music with Latin-inspired dance steps. Come out on Thursday for some evening exercise.
Free Action Planning Workshop
What: A free, hands on two-day workshop to help people jump start their businesses
When: Monday, January 26th and Tuesday, January 27th, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: 402 Harbour Way, Richmond
Why: Focusing on business strategies and the skills required for starting a new business, this free workshop is a great aid to anyone looking to dive into a new business endeavor.
Neighborhood Council Meetings
What: Several neighborhood councils are meeting this week. Click “Learn more” to see if your neighborhood is among the bunch.
When: Various days throughout the week
Where: Depends on the neighborhood meeting
Why: These meetings are a good chance to meet your neighbors and voice concerns or ideas you may have.
Beads, Marbles, and more at RAC
What: The Richmond Art Center is holding a sampler class on glass, beads, marbles, and more.
When: Thursday, January 29th, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond
Why: Sampler classes offer just a taste of what a full-fledged class might offer. Try this out to see if you would like to take an RAC course on beads and glass work!