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 May 8th through the 14th.

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


Point Richmond Acoustic Season Finale
What: The final performance of the Point Richmond Acoustic Music season, featuring renowned singer Claudia Russell
When: Friday, May 8th, at 7:30 pm
Where: 201 Martina Street, Richmond
Why: The Point Richmond Acoustic Music season brought some of the biggest names in acoustic folk to the city. Come out one last time to see one of the best singers in the business.
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Luv Stoned at the Baltic
What: Luv Stoned performs at the Point Richmond bar and music venue.
When: Friday, May 8th, at 9:30 pm
Where: The Baltic, 135 Park Place, Point Richmond 
Why: The Baltic is one of the best spots to see for local bands perform. Come out this Friday to see Luv Stoned.
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Art in the Community Student Art Reception
What: The opening reception of a show celebrating work from students across WCCUSD
When: Saturday, May 9th, from 3 pm to 5 pm
Where: Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond
Why: Part of the Richmond Art Center’s Art in the Community endeavor, this is a one-of-a-kind exhibit of our community’s youngest artists
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Pancake Breakfast on SS Red Oak Victory
What: A Mothers’Day pancake breakfast on the historic ship
When: Sunday, May 10th, from 9 am to 12:30 pm
Where: SS Red Oak Victory, 1337 Canal Boulevard, Richmond
Why: The SS Red Oak Victory is a gorgeous vessel, and enjoying pancakes and mimosas on its main deck while taking in Bay views is a delightful way to start a Sunday.
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Assemble Restaurant Mothers’ Day Brunch 
What: A top-notch Mothers’Day Brunch at Assemble Restaurant
When: Sunday, May 10th, from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm
Where: Assemble Restaurant, 1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond
Why: Featuring a special menu for the holiday, Assemble Restaurant is bound to serve one of the best brunches in town.
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Historic Film Festival
What: The Historic Film Festival continues with “The Josephine Baker Story”, the story of a woman who gets swept up in the life of American Vaudeville shows
When: Tuesday, May 12th, boarding begins at 6:30 pm, and the film starts at 7 pm
Where: SS Red Oak Victory, 1337 Canal Boulevard, Richmond
Why: Viewing a historic film on a historic ship is about as close as you can get to the real deal. Come out to enjoy a movie and take a trip back in time.
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Open Space Conference 2015
What: The 25th anniversary of the Bay Area Open Space Council, which is dedicated to maintaining open, natural spaces. 
When: Wednesday, May 13th, from 5 pm to 9 pm
Where: The Craneway Pavilion, 1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond
Why: With an indoor “campfire”, great food, live music, and more, the Open Space Conference is a time to celebrate natural spaces and discuss ideas for continued preservation.
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Richmond Main Street Farmers' Market
What: The weekly farmers’ market from the Richmond Main Street Initiative 
When: Wednesday, May 13th, from 10 am to 2 pm
Where: 13th Street and Nevin Avenue, Richmond
Why: The Richmond Main Street Farmers’Market has some of the best produce in the city. Their stands feature fresh fruits and veggies from local farmers as well as a new initiative to make this food more accessible to low-income households.
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Bike to Work Day 2015
What: The annual bike to work day!
When: Thursday, May 14th, from 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Where: Richmond
Why: With four “energizer”stations set up around the city and support from local organizations, biking to work has never been easier.
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Zumba on Main Street
What: Richmond Main Street Initiative’s weekly free Zumba class
When: Thursday, May 14th, 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.
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