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Woodland Heights Makers’ Day makes a difference – helps offset costs of community playground equipment

The second annual Woodland Heights Makers’ Day, an arts and crafts festival showcasing handmade goods from local artists and artisans, took place on Saturday, November 23. More than 500 people attended the event, which raised $2,776 to help offset the cost of new playground equipment at PHSSA used by students and children in our neighborhood.

Nearly 30 vendors set up tables at Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts (PHSSA) showcasing a variety of goods.

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Complete our survey on a Woodland Heights Aging Village by October 18.

Woodland Heights neighbors ages 45 and older are encouraged to complete our survey to determine the need and interest for the creation of an Aging Village in our neighborhood to assist seniors with their daily routine needs and possibly provide activities and opportunities for fellowship. After completing the anonymous survey, neighbors can share their contact information for an opportunity to win a $50 gift card from Laura Lee’s or Publix. Read more …

Help us highlight conservation practices in Woodland Heights.

Do you or your neighbors work diligently to ensure you’re cultivating best practices that leave the neighborhood and the watershed a better place? Is your yard (or a neighbor’s) a habitat for both native flora and fauna?

Then nominate your yard (or a neighbor’s) for our Conservation Yard of the Season program! We’re highlighting those yards, and the individuals and families who tend to them, that support best practices in conservation right here in our neighborhood. It’s similar to a “Yard of the Month” program that highlights the prettiest yards in a neighborhood; only our program highlights the yards that help our environment and the James River ecosystem!

Yards recognized must be those of active members of our Woodland Heights Civic Association. If you’re not a member, join today!

Nominate your yard (or a neighbor’s) today!

Join us for a popsicle. Meet your neighbors.

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie.

Join us on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 from 6-8 PM at Carter Jones / Fonticello Park for popsicles, refreshments and a fun time.

City of Richmond Parks and Recreation will host an informal gathering to discuss neighbors’ ideas for the future of Carter Jones / Fonticello Park. Community meetings to discuss ideas and a timeline for planning will be announced at a later date.

We’ll meet at the intersection of Porter and W. 29th Sts. See you there!

National Night Out

Interested in a Potluck Social?

Let us know if you’re interested in contributing to a potluck social before our next Woodland Heights Civic Association meeting on September 12.

Contact Carole at (804) 233-1309 by August 1.

Join us for our Neighborhood Meeting

Community members are invited to join us for the next Woodland Heights Civic Association neighborhood meeting on Thursday, June 13 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Our member social begins at 6:30 and features pizza from Ironclad Pizza.

Read more about the meeting, including the agenda.