Save the Date, Spirit & Soul (9.17.2012)
Save the Date, Rejuvenate!
At the Spirit & Soul Festival and Fundraiser
in Downtown Richmond
Featuring Bay Area favorite
Andre Thierry & Zydeco Magic
with stellar performances by Tia Carroll, Clangin’ & Bangin’, and C U Next Weekend
Plus: Gourmet food vendors, wine and beverage garden, unique artisan shopping, exclusive raffle prizes including a cash prize, and more!
at 11th Street & Macdonald Avenue by Richmond Spokes.
All in the Heart of Downtown
benefiting the revitalization of Historic Main Street!
Admission is free, with proceeds benefiting Richmond Main Street and the revitalization of Downtown.
The celebration continues beyond Spirit & Soul with
Richmond Arts in Motion
11th Street at Macdonald Avenue
4-6pm: Family-friendly activities including arts & crafts, bouncy house, face painting, performances by East Bay Center for the Performing Arts resident performers and a Mexican and African music & dance procession leading to the dedication of the a new, interactive window display by acclaimed Bay Area-based digital artist, Scott Snibbe at 6pm.
6:30-8pm: Activities move inside the renovated historic Winters building with more performances, including a script-in-hand reading of scenes from a new Center-commissioned play.
Celebrating the arts in Downtown Richmond with activities, performances, and the dedication of new, interactive window display by acclaimed Bay Area-based digital artist, Scott Snibbe, made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Special thanks to our sponsors and community partners for making Spirit & Soul 2012 possible: City of Richmond, Chevron, Mechanics Bank, State Farm, Bay Area LISC, Kaiser Permanente, The Walmart Foundation, DP Security, and Richmond Sanitary Service.
Richmond Main Street Farmers’ Market
Nowhere is the change in season more visible than at your local farmers’ market. As summer gives way to autumn expect to see grapes, pears, apples, and hearty winter veggies like leafy greens and squash.
Check out the September Newsletter to receive delicious Fall Recipes like Brussel Sprouts with Apples or Pork with Figs, Onions, and Mustard, read about our vendors, save the date for market events, and more! “Like” the Richmond Main Street Farmers’ Market on Facebook and sign up for our e-newsletter for special deals and regular market updates.
Zumba Fitness in Downtown is BACK!
The first session of Zumba Fitness classes was a big success. We are excited to once again offer these free, high-energy fitness classes in downtown with Zumba instructor extraordinaire, Willa ‘Bontle’ Willis.
We have secured a new location in Downtown that will allow a flexible class schedule and class size! No need to reserve a spot–just show up and get fit moving to those fun beats!
Join us every week for free Zumba classes with Willa “Buntle” Willis at 310 9th Street (Macdonald Avenue & 9th Street)–just two blocks up from the Main Street office!
Main Street Zumba Fitness
Class Schedule, Fall 2012
Location for all classes:
310 9th Street
(Macdonald Avenue & 9th Street)
All classes last one hour. Make sure to wear comfy, loose clothing and athletic/supportive shoes. Healthy snacks and water will be provided.
Richmond Main Street is a proud member of the Healthy Eating Active Living Collaborative (HEAL), which promotes health and wellness in Contra Costa County. The Downtown Richmond Zumba Fitness classes are made possible by support from HEAL and Richmond Main Street’s commitment to revitalizing Downtown Richmond by creating access to healthy foods and exercise activities.
Start & Grow Smart
Small Business Assistance Classes
Do you have a great idea for a business? Do you dream about opening your own shop, restaurant, or organization in Downtown Richmond? If you answered yes to these questions, then we are here to help you get started with Start & Grow Smart, a unique small business assistance program designed to provide assistance to start-ups by helping budding entrepreneurs with low-moderate income develop a solid business plan to start and grow a successful business:
Create a Compelling Business Plan
Determine your Business Vision
Establish your Objectives
Create a Road Map for your Business
Consider Funding Sources
and much more!
PART I: Wednesday, October 3rd, 6pm – 9pm
PART II: Wednesday, October 10th, 6pm – 9pm
PART III: Wednesday, October 17th, 6pm – 8pm
PLUS: One, 4-hour, Private Consulting Session
(scheduled individually following completion of the course)
Richmond Main Street Office
1000 Macdonald Avenue, Suite C
Richmond, Ca 94801
Similar courses and individual business consulting sessions can easily cost well over $700! We can only accommodate a limited number of participants and spaces will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis so contact us today to secure your spot!
To Enroll: Complete the Start & Grow Smart Pre-Application and return it to Richmond Main Street via email (firstname.lastname@example.org), fax (510-236-4052), or mail (1000 Macdonald Avenue, Suite C, Richmond, Ca 94801).
Questions? Call (510) 236-4049 or email email@example.com
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