Next week in Richmond: Your guide to events in the city

blogimage.jpgEvery week Radio Free Richmond highlights events in the city. Here is what's happening from January 23rd through the 29th.

Check out our events calendar for more happenings in the city, and email [email protected] to share your event!

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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!
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