Every week Radio Free Richmond highlights events in the city. Here is what's happening from February 20th through the 26th.
East Bay Home Show at the Craneway
What: A weekend of home improvement at the Craneway Pavilion
When: Saturday, February 21st and Sunday, February 22nd, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where: The Craneway Pavilion,1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond
Why: Looking to renovate your home? The East Bay Home Show features free seminars, demos, and talks by interior designers to help your vision come alive.
Bay Trail Plant Restoration
What: The monthly plant restoration event at Point Isabel
When: Saturday, February 21st, from 10 am to 12 pm
Where: Point Isabel, Richmond
Why: Formerly overgrown with invasive species, these regular restoration events have helped turn Point Isabel into a thriving nativ ecosystem. Come out to help in the effort!
To learn more, call Tom Kelly at (510) 684-6484
Jazz at RAC
What: An afternoon of jazz music and art making at the Richmond Art Center
When: Saturday, February 21st, from 1 pm to 3 pm
Where: Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond
Why: Jazz performers India Cooke and Don Robinson will play a set of jazz music while everyday artists create. Come out to see what inner artistry jazz music brings out in you.
Coffee with a Cop
What: The Coffee with a Cop events continues this weekend.
When: Saturday, February 21st, at 2 pm
Where: Starbucks, 133 Park Place, Point Richmond
Why: Come out to talk with officers of the Richmond Police Department. These events are a good chance to get to know members of the force and ask them any questions you may have.
Contact [email protected] with any questions
Howell Devine at The Baltic
What: Howell Devine performs at The Baltic
When: Saturday, February 21st, from 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm
Where: The Baltic, 135 Park Place, Point Richmond
Why: The Baltic offers some of the best music in Richmond. This Saturday night is a chance to hear Howell Devine croon while you enjoy a brew.
NxLevel Small Business Planning Workshop
What: A business intensive workshop to expand your scope and reach more customers.
When: Monday, February 23rd, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: 402 Harbour Way, Richmond
Why: Looking for that next thing to help your business succeed? This workshop series offers the tools required to run a successful business.
Black History Month Breakfast
What: A special breakfast to celebrate Black History Month, featuring Willie L. Brown, Jr.
When: Wednesday, February 23rd, at 8:30
Where: The Craneway Pavilion Conference Room, 1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond
Why: Willie L. Brown, Jr is one of the Bay Areas most prominent and successful African American leaders. Come out to hear him talk about African American heritage and to honor Black History Month.
North & East Neighborhood Meeting
What: The monthly North & East Neighborhood Council meeting.
When: Wednesday, February 25th, at 7:00 pm
Where: Richmond Senior Center, 2525 Macdonald Avenue, Richmond
Why: Featuring guest speaker BART Director Zachary Mallett, this meeting is an excellent opportunity for Richmond residents to voice ideas and concerns about the BART system and the local Richmond stop.
Zumba on Main Street
What: Richmond Main Street Initiative’s weekly Zumba class
When: Thursday, February 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 dance workout, and Richmond Main Street Initiative’s regular Thursday classes are a great time to learn a few moves while burning some calories.