Next Week in Richmond: Your Guide to Events in the City


Every week Radio Free Richmond highlights events in the city. Here is what's happening from March 4 through March 10.

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


Faculty Concerts at the East Bay Center
What: Instructors from the Easy Bay Center put on its first show of 2016
When: Friday, March 4, from 7 to 8 am
Where: East Bay Center for the Performing Arts, 339 11th Street, Richmond
Why: Featuring music pianist, violinist and flautist instructors, the faculty concert series highlights the talent of instructors at the East Bay Center.
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Bay Trail Plant Restoration
What: Join Tom and Jane Kelly as they continue their mission to revitalize Point Isabel
When: Saturday, March 5, from 9:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Where: Point Isabel, Richmond
Why: Once overrun with invasive species, the ecosystem Point Isabel is undergoing a transformation thanks to the volunteers who come out regularly. 
Contact Tom Kelly at (510) 704-8628 to learn more


Bike the Bay to the Rosie Museum
What: A guided bike tour from Berkeley to the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park 
When: Saturday, March 5, at 10 am
Where: The ride starts at the Berkeley Bay Trail, Berkeley
Why: With sweeping views of the entire bay, the ride up from Berkeley to Richmond is a chance to take in all that the Bay Trail has to offer.
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A Silent Auction at St. David School
What: A fundraiser and silent auction for St. David elementary school
When: Saturday, March 5, from 6 pm to 10 pm
Where: St. David's School, 871 Sonoma St, Richmond
Why: With a cash bar, appetizers, and an auction all going to benefit St. David School, this event is a good opportunity to have fun for a good cause.
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Yogathon 2016
What: A day of nonstop yoga at the Craneway Pavilion
When: Sunday, March 6, from 9 am to 5 pm
Where: The Craneway Pavilion, 1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond
Why: Good for the body and mind, Yogathon 2016 is a day focused on self betterment open to all.
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Storytelling Open Mic
What: Kaleidoscope Coffee, Point Richmond’s newest coffee house, hosts a storytelling open mic
When: Tuesday, March 8, 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.
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Freshest Cargo: Mobile Farmers' Market
What: The mobile farmers’ market Freshest Cargo makes its rounds in Richmond
When: Wednesday, March 9, 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.
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Free Preschool Art Classes
What: Free classes at the East Bay Center for young artists
When: Wednesday, March 9, from 9:30 am to 12 pm
Where: East Bay Center for the Performing Arts, 339 11th Street, Richmond
Why: Offering classes in music, movement, and visual art, this weekly series is an opportunity to teach young kids about different kinds of art.
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CERT Training
What: A community training program to prepare for emergency situations. Registration is required beforehand, so click the “learn more” link to connect with the organizers.
When: Thursday, March 10, from 6:30 pm to 8 pm
Where: 3506 Cutting Blvd, Richmond
Why: When an emergency happens, sometimes it's everyday people that are at the frontline to help victims. CERT works to educate the public on how to handle these situations.
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