Monthly Calendar

October
(see “Meetings” Page for neighborhood council meeting times)

City Coucil Meetings: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month
This month: October 2nd and 16th
City Hall
1401 Marina Way South
Richmond, CA 94804
510-620-6581

Meeting Re: closure of the county Center for Health and Family Service Center last month because of nearby street violence, Oct. 2
5 p.m. at Neighborhood House of North Richmond’s Multicultural Senior Center
515 Silver St.

West Contra Costa District Board of Education Meetings
1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month
This month: Oct 3rd and 17th
Lovonya DeJean Middle School, 3400 MacDonald Ave
Multi-purpose room

Business Plan, Part 2 & Library Resources – Oct. 1
Do you dream of owning your own business?
In this free eight-week class, you can develop a business plan that will help you turn your dream into reality.
Where: Madeline F. Whittlesey Community Room
Richmond Public Library
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cost: Free

Homework Help – Oct. 2
Bring your homework with you and practice new skills; study with friends; read for pleasure; play learning games; win prizes for attendance.
Where: Children’s Room
Richmond Public Library
When: 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Cost: Free

Story Time Programs for Children – Oct. 3
Story time programs for children Ages 3-5
If you are bringing a large group of children, please call ahead.
Where: Children’s Room
When: Wednesdays 10:30 am
Cost: Free

One Stop Orientation en Espanol.. – Oct. 3
Descripción de los servicios del centro de la carrera.
Where: RichmondWORKS Career Center
330 25th Street
Richmond, CA 94804
When: 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Cost: Gratis..

Public Safety Standing Committee – Oct. 4
Where: Council Chambers
Door: BW5
When: 9:00 am

Job Openings Workshop – Oct. 4
Learn about the local employment trends…
Where: RichmondWORKS
330 25th Street
Richmond, CA 94804
When: 10:00am – 11:00am
Cost: Free.

One Stop Orientation – Oct. 4 and 5
Overview of Career Center Services.
Where: Career Center
330 25th Street
Richmond, CA 94804
When: 9:00am – 10:00am
Cost: Free.

Community Development Block Grants and Home Needs Assessment Public Hearing – Oct. 4
Where: Concord Senior Center
When: 8:00 a.m. to noon
Cost: Free

Workshop: “Why it’s bad to call each other ‘Nigga'” – Oct 5
Presented by YouthWorks
When: 4-5:30 p.m.
Where: 330 25th St. in Richmond
Cost: Free

Charm/School Etiquette Seminars – Oct. 5 and Oct. 6
The purpose of the seminar is to empower young ladies with knowledge of proper social and professional etiquette, and to build confidence and self-esteem.
Where: New Faith Cathedral Church of God in Christ
When: Sat 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., and on Sunday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

The Charles Reid Foundation Fundraiser – Oct. 6
Since 1947, Charles S. Reid, Sr., and his foundation have hosted an annual Christmas party providing toys and clothing to underprivileged children in the greater Richmond community. Please accept the invitation and join the foundation in celebrating the 60th year of Charles S. Reid, Sr.’s legacy of giving back to the Richmond community.
Where: Ford Building Craneway
When: 6:00 p.m. to Midnight
Cost: $100.00

Economic Development Commission – Oct. 10
Regular meeting
Where: Community Services Building
When: Noon to 1:30pm

Free Fair for West County Kids – Oct. 13
Come and join the 6th Annual SUPER SATURDAY FAMILY FEST is a free, fun-filled event that offers activities for children age five and younger.
Where: John F. Kennedy Park
When: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: Free

Marketing Strategies & Advertising, Part 1 – Oct. 15
Do you dream of owning your own business?
In this free eight-week class, you can develop a business plan that will help you turn your dream into reality.
Where: Madeline F. Whittlesey Community Room
Richmond Public Library
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cost: Free

Etiquette Class: “Good Posture and Manners” – Oct. 17
Presented by YouthWorks
When: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Where: PAL bldg. at 2200 Macdonald
Cost: Free

Mi Mejor Enimigo/My Best Enemy – Oct. 17
Richmond Public Library presents a series of film screenings from the archives of the International Latino Film Festival of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Where: Madeline F. Whittlesey Communtiy Room
325 Civic Center Plaza
Richmond, CA 94804
Note: Enter through the patio to the left of the Library
When: 7:00 pm
Cost: Free

Marketing Strategies & Advertising, Part 2 – Oct. 22
Do you dream of owning your own business?
In this free eight-week class, you can develop a business plan that will help you turn your dream into reality.
Where: Madeline F. Whittlesey Community Room
Richmond Public Library
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cost: Free

Public Open House – I-80/Central Avenue Interchange Improvement Project – Oct. 24
Public open house to examine possible improvements for the I-80/Central Avenue Interchange.
Where: El Cerrito Community Center
7007 Moeser Lane
El Cerrito, Ca 94530
When: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Cost: Free!

Etiquette Class: “Personal Grooming” – Oct 30
Presented by YouthWorks
When: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Where: 330 25th St. in Richmond
Cost: Free

September

City Coucil Meetings: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month
This month: September 4th and 18th
City Hall
1401 Marina Way South
Richmond, CA 94804
510-620-6581

“Meeting of the Minds” in the North Richmond Community – Sep. 9
Come share your thoughts and suggestions to help improve the North Richmond community.

Where: Bright Morning Star Community Church
1707 Truman Street
Richmond, CA
When: 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE!

Economic Development Commission – Sep. 12
Monthly meeting of the City of Richmond’s Economic Development Commission

Where: Employment and Training
Conference Room One
330 – 25th Street
Richmond, CA
When: 11:30 a.m.

Design Review Board Hearing – Sep. 12

Where: Council Chamber, City Hall
When: 6:00 PM

Richmond Chamber of Commerce Mixer – Sep. 13
The Richmond Chamber of Commerce invites you to its monthly mixer.

Where: Fire Training Center
When: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (lunch), or 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (dinner)
Cost: $10 Members and $20 for non-members

Free Job and Career Fair – Sep. 14

Where: 25th Street and Broadway
When: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m
Cost: Free

2007 Coastal Cleanup at Richmond’s Marina Bay – Sep. 15
Supervisor John Gioia, Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor, District 1, extends an invitation to all to join him at this year’s Coastal Cleanup.

Where: Shimada Friendship Park
When: 9:00 a.m. to Noon
Cost: Free

Family Health Day! – Sep. 15
The National Brotherhood Alliance invites you to attend its Family Health Day

Where: Nicholl Park
When: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
Cost: Free

Men of Merit Celebration – Sep. 15
A celebration honoring positive male role models of Contra Costa County.

Where: Richmond High School
1250 – 23rd Street
Richmond, CA 94804
When: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Free!

West County Board of Education Meeting – Sept. 19, 6pm
Lovonya Dejean Middle School
3400 Macdonald Avenue

Art Show – Richmond Art Center – Sept. 22

General Plan Advisory Committee Meeting – Sep. 24
In this meeting GPAC members will review and discuss Land Use Alternatives and identify a Preferred Alternative.

Where: City Council Chambers
When: 6:00 to 9:00 pm

Richmond Main Street Initiative, Inc. Presents 2007 Music on the Main –
Sep. 26

Where: Parking Lot at Macdonald Ave. & Marina Way @ Richmond Bart Station
When: 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Richmond Public Library and the Foundation Center San Francisco presents: Free workshop : “FINDING FOUNDATION SUPPORT FOR YOUR EDUCATION’
Thursday, September 27, 2007 from 6:00 to 7 : 30 p.m. at Richmond Library Community Room 325 Civic Center Plaza ( near Macdonald & 27th) in Central Richmond

Richmond Home Front Festival – Sep. 28 – Sep. 30

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