MDA Town Hall Meeting – Thursday, August 27

Thursday, August 27 – MDA Town Hall Meeting The Museum District Association will host a Town Hall Meeting for the neighborhood on Thursday, August 27.  Based on the success of the previous two meetings we will be holding it in the evening.  The subject of this meeting will be the Richmond 2015 UCI World Bicycle Races and its impact on the Museum District.  Representatives from Richmond 2015 and the Richmond Police Department will be on hand to discuss the races,…

Adopt-A-Tree and the MDA Will Pay Half the Cost!

Friday, August 14th is the deadline for Museum District Association members to submit your application to Adopt-A-Tree and have the MDA pay for 50% of the cost.  Note – you have to be a MDA member. The MDA will contribute $25 of the required $50 tax-deductible contribution for MDA members who wish to participate in this year’s program. Applications must be postmarked by Friday, August 14th. Applications postmarked after that date will be returned. Trees will be planted later this…

Race Information Meetings Schedule

Richmond 2015, the organizers of the UCI Road World Championships will host a series of informational meetings to help the community “Get Race Ready”! During these meetings the community can learn from race officials about the race routes and schedules, the traffic management plan, where to party and how they can get engaged with this once in a generation opportunity to see the best cyclists in the World race through their backyards. The series of meetings will take place daily…

Block Party for National Night Out Tuesday August 4

The Museum District Association will celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, August 4, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM with a picnic in the 3100 block of W. Grace Street between Cleveland and Belmont. Friends and neighbors of the Museum District are invited to attend.  We’ll have chicken and sides. Come out, meet your neighbors and show your support for National Night Out. Brent Small, the ‘One Man Band’, will provide entertainment. What:   National Night Out When: Tuesday, August 4, 6:00…

Recycling Moves to Alleys Beginning the Week of July 20

You may have heard that the City will end curbside recycling and begin to collect recycling in the alley (or wherever your Supercan is currently collected.) Large 96 gallon carts will be delivered this week. The new carts will be green, with a blue lid. Most of the Museum District is collected on RED Mondays. Here are the details: 1)  New 96 gallon carts (same size as Supercans) will be delivered during the week of July 13 to the sidewalk…

Bus Rapid Transit Survey Results

Below is a link to the results of a survey that they MDA conducted in May in response to early presentations from GRTC regarding their proposed Bus Rapid Transit System, The “Pulse.” The primary focus of this survey was to gauge neighbors’ general awareness of the project and to ask specifically about elements of The Pulse plan and areas along Broad Street that directly impact the Museum District. The MDA continues to learn and gather facts regarding the proposed GRTC…

Bus Rapid Transit – Important Communication and Survey

Important Communication and survey regarding Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on Broad Street.You may have heard about the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system coming to Broad St. from Willow Lawn to Rocketts Landing. There are many positive aspects to BRT for Henrico and the City of Richmond. You may see the entire plan here. In the Museum District area, BRT busses will run along the middle of the street, with stations in the middle. In order to support BRT, GRTC…

Spring Fling – Thursday, April 30

Join us for this delightful Museum District Association members-only event Thursday, April 30. The annual Spring Fling brings together neighbors and community supporters in a casual setting. Last year, over 120 people attended!  If you are not a member, you may join instantly online via PayPal (preferred), or at the door. For planning purposes, RSVPs are a must. If you plan to attend, please let us know by Monday, April  27, at RSVP@museumdistrict.org or leave a message at 804-410-1632 When:  …

Join the MDA in time for the Spring Fling

If you have not yet joined the Museum District Association as a 2015 member, now is the time! Why now? Our annual Spring Fling is coming up on April 30, and this members-only event promises to be an exceptional time. The event is a way for community members to get together in a casual setting at a neighbor’s home on Monument Avenue. The Museum District Association is able to host events like the Spring Fling because of the support of…

Spring Alley Clean Up – April 4

Neighborhood volunteers are needed to help reduce the amount of trash, appliances, and furniture littering our alleyways. Please contact Kimberly Reiff at 8​04­-410­-1632​ or via email.​ When: Sat., April 4; 7:45 am Where: Albert Hill Middle School ­ 3400 Patterson Ave …