Every week Radio Free Richmond highlights events in the city. Here is what's happening from January 29 through February 4.
“The Gamester” at Masquers Playhouse
What: A new play from the community theatre group explores lives of excess in Baroque Paris
When: Friday, January 29, at 8 pm
Where: Masquers Playhouse, 105 Park Place, Point Richmond
Why: Masquers Playhouse gathers some of the best regional talent for community-produced productions. Come out to see their latest play.
See and Make Art Tour
What: The free monthly tour and art event at the Richmond Art Center
When: Saturday, January 30, from 1 pm to 3 pm
Where: The Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond
Why: An interactive way to introduce kids of all ages to the resources at the Richmond Art Center, these monthly tours are a good opportunity to test the waters before purchasing a spot in an RAC class.
NorCal Masters 2016
What: The annual fitness competition form TJ’s Gym
When: Saturday, January 30 and Sunday, January 31, at 10 am
Where: The Craneway Pavilion, 1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond
Why: NorCal Masters gathers some of the best athletes in Northern California for a weekend of competition. Come out to see the show and cheer on your favorites.
Birdwatching at Landfill Loop
What: A walking tour of the avian life around Landfill Loop
When: Sunday, January 31, at 9 am
Where: Meet at the Landfill Loop parking lot, at end of Parr Boulevard, Richmond
Why: Richmond is host to dozens of unique and beautiful birds. This walking tour is a chance to become familiar with them.
Storytelling Open Mic
What: Kaleidoscope Coffee, Point Richmond’s newest coffee house, hosts a storytelling open mic
When: Tuesday, February 2, at 7 pm
Where: Kaleidoscope Coffee, 109 Park Place, Point Richmond
Why: An unusual kind of open mic from an unusual sort of coffee shop, Kaleidoscope Coffee’s storytelling open mic is a chance to embrace the art of storytelling while enjoying some of the best coffee in town.
Freshest Cargo: Mobile Farmers' Market
What: The mobile farmers’ market Freshest Cargo makes its rounds in Richmond
When: Wednesday, February 3, from 10 am to 3:30 pm
Where: Various locations. From 10 am to 11:30, the truck will be at the YMCA located at 263 South 20th Street. From 12 pm to 1:30, the truck will be at Chelsey Ave at Fred Jackson Way in North Richmond. From 2 to 3:30, the truck will be at the Parchester Community Center located at 900 Williams Drive, Richmond
Why: Densely urban environments are often the most difficult places to find fresh produce. Freshest Cargo has a mission to change that, one neighborhood at a time. Stop by for quality food at affordable prices.