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Art Abounds at the 43rd Street Festival of Arts

Saturday, September 14th starting at 10 AM you’ll be able to get locally made art, crafts, and more in Forest Hill.

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For the 28th year the 43rd Street Festival of the Arts takes over a few blocks of Woodland Heights. To be percise you’ll find these artists on 43rd and Springhill Avenue. From street art to fine art, the 28th annual 43rd Street Festival of the Arts has something for everyone. Local and regional artisans show and sell their fine work. This is a juried RVA neighborhood art festival with music and food as well as a fundraiser for CARITAS.

It all kicks off on Saturday, September 14th, 2019. 10-5pm and is free to the public but they’ll be taking donations for Caritas.

The 43rd Street Festival of Arts Facebook page has some examples from the artists you can expect to find on Saturday include these awesome birdhouses by Clifford Earl and Ginger Reuling.



 

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Cowardin Avenue & Bainbridge Street Hit and Run

The victim was attempting to cross the road and was struck by what eyewitnesses describe to be a dark color, purple/blue, older model sedan with distinctive wheel rims.

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Saturday, July 2, at approximately 10:35 p.m., the Richmond Police Crash Team investigators responded to the intersection of Cowardin Avenue & Bainbridge Street for the report of a hit and run.

Investigators arrived and found an adult female pedestrian down and in the roadway. She was attempting to cross the road and was struck by what eyewitnesses describe to be a dark color, purple/blue, older model sedan with distinctive wheel rims. Investigators suspect the vehicle has frontend damage and was last seen headed north on Cowardin Avenue.

She was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.

Anyone with further information about this incident is asked to contact RPD Crash Team Investigator W. Kress at 804-646-0280 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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Meeting on the Future of Carter Jones/Fonticello Park is Tonight

Councilmember Stephanie Lynch is hosting a community meeting with Parks & Recreation Park Director Chris Frelke & Deputy Director Shamar Young regarding the state of Carter Jones Park.

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There are big plans? for Carter Jones/Fonticello Park but what those exact plans I’m uncertain of. Here was the last plans I’ve found. Not much info. and comments are closed now. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe_Qp7ufxC3LMa4AhMNGf6_hfYiON3whjUZFab7pjeFpE4ZdA/viewform

There is a meeting tonight to discuss what could or should happen to the park.

Councilmember Stephanie Lynch is hosting a community meeting with Parks & Recreation Park Director Chris Frelke & Deputy Director Shamar Young regarding the state of Carter Jones Park.
They will meet in the center of the park at the Yellow Bathroom House building at 6:30 pm, tonight Wednesday, June 29th. Bring a chair as not all of the benches are usable

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Book Babies Story Time Today

Book Babies story time is every Tuesday from 10:30-11am at either the Main Library or our Westover Hills branch for a story time specially designed to engage and delight our youngest patrons!

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Book Babies story time is every Tuesday from 10:30-11am at either the Main Library or our Westover Hills branch for a story time specially designed to engage and delight our youngest patrons! We will read and sing our way through fun stories and early learning concepts.

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