Every week Radio Free Richmond highlights events in the city. Here is what's happening from January 9th through the 15th.
Love Light Blues at The Baltic
What: Love Light Blues performs at The Baltic.
When: Friday, January 9th, at 9:30 pm
Where: The Baltic, 135 Park Place, Point Richmond
Why: New year, same good music at The Baltic. Come out for some blues and brews at the Point Richmond pub.
Winter Exhibitions Open at RAC
What: Three new exhibitions open at the Richmond Art Center.
When: Saturday, January 10th, at 10 am
Where: The Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond
Why: Featuring the 19th annual Art of Living Black exhibit and more, the Winter Exhibitions at the Richmond Art Center is your chance to see new work from local artists.
Richmond Trees Planting
What: Richmond Trees is hosting their first tree planting event of the year in the North and East neighborhood.
When: Sunday, January 11th, from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Meet at 409 Dimm Street, Richmond -- Planting is happening in the North & East Neighborhood and Richmond Heights
Why: Pursuing their mission of making our city more green, Richmond Trees is bringing more foliage to the city’s streets.
Free Class: First Steps to a Successful Start-Up
What: Richmond Main Street Initiative is hosting a seminar about how to jumpstart a business. Attend this free event to learn tricks of the trade!
When: Monday, January 12th, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: RMSI Office, entrance at 402 Harbour Way, Richmond
Why: It takes a lot of knowledge, connections, and motivation to run a successful business. Attend this seminar to brush up on these skills.
Third Thursdays Art in Point Richmond
What: The monthly open studio event in Point Richmond
When: Thursday, January 14th, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: W Richmond Avenue & Park Place, Point Richmond
Why: This hyper-local art show is a great chance to stroll the galleries and art spaces in Point Richmond.
Zumba on Main Street
What: Richmond Main Street Initiative’s regular Zumba class
When: Thursday, January 15th, 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.