This Week in Richmond: Your guide to the city's best events


blogimage.jpgEvery week Radio Free Richmond provides an offering of events in the city. Here is what's happening from August 8th through the 15th.

Pancakes on a naval vessel

What: A walk on the Bay Trail to SS Red Oak Victory where a pancake breakfast will be served.

When: Sunda, August 10th from 9 am to 1 pm

Where: The Shipyard 3 section of the Bay Trail, Richmond

Why: The SS Red Oak Victory is a gorgeous vessel, and eating pancakes on its main deck while taking in views of the Bay is a delightful way to start a Sunday.

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Movies in the Point

What: A movie showing in Point Richmond of "Mood Indigo," a romance fantasy by Michel Gondry 

When: Friday, August 8th at 5 pm and Saturday, August 9th at 2 pm

Where:  The Magick Lantern,125 Park Place, Point Richmond

Why: Point Richmond movies offer a chance to see movies rarely shown in theatres. The tickets are cheaper than your typical movie, too. This is a chance to enjoy a mesmerizing film on a big screen in a beautiful setting.

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A week of celebrating health

What: We Care Connect is a chance to enjoy free food, lean about the Affordable Care Act, and how to talk with your doctor, organized by Lifelong Medical Center.

When: Wednesday, August 13th from 6 pm to 8 pm

Where: The Richmond Public Library, 325 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond

Why: There is hardly a better incentive to learn about health care than free food. This event is a chance for everyone to come out and learn about how they can get ACA insurance and take advantage of the resources available. 

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Partying at a farm

What: Party on the Farm is a day to celebrate urban agriculture, Richmond youth, and community service.

When: Saturday, August 9th from 11 am to 2 pm

Where: Sunnyside Organics, Richmond

Why: There will a farm-style family lunch, a celebration of 2014 Summer Sustainability Internship Program, and education on urban agriculture.

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