Community Events

Richmond Rainbow Pride Digital Show

Sunday June 6th, 12 PM - 3 PM

Digital Pride Show is a celebration of the LGBTQI community that lives, works and plays in Richmond, CA.

RSVP on Richmond Rainbow Pride 's Facebook page

Free Zumba Classes

Tuesdays at 6pm at Unity Park

Nora Aguayo personal trainer and Moving Forward bring to you free zumba classes during all Tuesdays during the month of June.

Join every Tuesday. These are safe, socially distanced Free Community classes!!

Meet at Ohio Ave. and 16th, Richmond CA 94804.

More info on Moving Forward's Facebook page

Free Fitness Classes

Thursdays at 6pm at Unity Park

Free Community Fitness Classes at Unity Park offered by personal trainer Evan Francis from gotoworkfitness in partnership with Moving forward.

Join every Thursday. These are safe, socially distanced Free Community classes!!

Meet at Ohio Ave. and 16th, Richmond CA 94804.

More info on Moving Forward's Facebook page

Salsa Thursdays

Thursdays 7:30-8:30 PM at Allegro

On2 beginners salsa class with Felipe Martinez. Everyone must show that they are fully vaccinated at check-in, so plan to arrive early.

12012 San Pablo Ave, Richmond CA 94805.

Parking available in the Allegro Ballroom / Grocery Outlet parking lot. Street parking on Key Blvd. Close to Del Norte Bart.

More info on Allegro's website

Rich City Rides Self-Care Sundays

Every Sunday, 10AM-12:30 PM @ Unity Park

Rich City Rides Self-Care Sundays are back. Join in at 1605 Ohio Avenue, Richmond, CA around 10:00 am this Sunday for spot repairs and great conversation. Sunday Rides are family friendly, masked and at an easygoing pace. Self-Care Sunday is appropriate for all ages and abilities. For Covid safety, there are no stops on this ride. Group rolls out at 11am and returns to Unity Park by 12:30pm.

Register in advance for your free tickets here on Eventbrite!

Rich City Rollers - Sunday Sessions

Every Sunday, 2:00 PM at The Slab, Miller Knox Park

Everyone is welcomed, family friendly. All wheels, all levels. Building community and rolling in Solidarity.

Wear your mask, bring your skills, and enjoy the park together! Begins at 2PM and ends around 5PM. Friendly coaches available to teach beginners. More info on the Rich City Roller's Instagram.

Live Music at Riggers Loft

Every weekend in the afternoon at Riggers Loft Wine Company

Live Music: Most Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons they feature local musicians and bands. Fridays from 4-7pm and Saturdays and Sunday from 2-5pm.

For more info and reservations go to the Riggers Loft website

Emmett’s Ice Cream

Some Saturdays and/or Sundays, 2021 1 PM -5 PM at 265 15th St.

Emmet will be making ice cream via a 1924 John Deere three horsepower hit-and-miss engine that powers an old fashioned hand-cranked ice cream maker that can make 10 gallons every 20 minutes. Different flavors For Sunday’s social, he plans to serve up his ice cream until it runs out.

Click for more info about Emmett’s Ice Cream.

Volunteer at the Greenway Community Gardens

Saturday June 12th, 10AM-1 PM 2 Locations: 6th Street Community Garden & 16th Street /Unity Park Community Garden

June Volunteer Opportunities with Urban Tilth are up!

Register for our next volunteer day happening Saturday, June 12th at the Greenway Community Garden. Link to register on Eventrbrite.

Wear your mask, bring your skills, and enjoy the park together!

Community Clean up

Saturday June 12, 10AM - 12 PM at Unity Park

Get ready to roll up your sleeves and help clean one of our shared public spaces! Cleanup tools such as gloves, bags and tongs will be provided. All participants must wear a mask. Masks available for volunteers. Coffee and donuts for volunteers will be available 15 minutes before the cleanup. Please go to MovingForward510.org for more info.

Richmond Juneteenth Family Day Parade & Festival

Sat June 19th 10am | North Richmond Missionary Baptist Church

Decorate your car and gather at North Richmond Missionary Baptist Church, 1427 Fred Jackson Way. End at Kennedy High School 4300 Cutting Blvd. Rally and program: Grand Marshall - Jerrold Hatchett - Youth Grand Marshall - Lorraine Wangari & Naja JiJaga.

To sign up to be a part of the caravan, contact Brandon Evans at bevans@rpal.org or fill out the short form here.

Masks and distancing recommended.

Juneteenth at Mom & Pop Art Shop

Sat June 19th 11am-6pm at Mom & Pop Art Shop

Art, live music, fun, pop up bike repair by Rich City Rides, Aky's Homemade goodies, jewelry design by Mary Dollar, "steam kissed" creative couture by designer Jennifer Phan.

Address: 24 W Richmond Ave.

For more info go to mompopartshop.com

June Vegan Popup

Sunday June 20, 1PM - 5 PM at Unity Park

The next popup on Sunday, June 20th 1pm - 5pm at Unity Park in Richmond co-hosted between Direct Action Everywhere SF Bay Area and Rich City Rides.

Vendors will be sharing and selling their goods. Come hungry, invite your friends, and support! For sign up and more info go here.

Volunteer at the North Richmond Farm

Saturday June 26th, 10AM-1:00 PM at The Slab, Miller Knox Park

June Volunteer Opportunities with Urban Tilth!

Register for our next volunteer day happening Saturday, June 12th at the Greenway Community Garden. Link to register on Eventrbrite.

Wear your mask, bring your skills, and enjoy the park together!

The North Richmond Farm is located on 323 Brookside Drive, Richmond, CA 94801. 🌻 Parking is available on site.

Point Richmond History Hike

Sat, June 26, 2021 12 - 2 PM Pt Richmond - $25

Get entertained, educated and exercised as local Historian Karen Buchanan leads a 3-mile hike through historic downtown Point Richmond, up Washington Avenue to see the Fairy Houses, then through the northwest neighborhoods of Point Richmond. Along the way, learn some local history, see panoramic three-bridge views of San Francisco Bay, discover hidden pocket parks, a secret beach, and the amazing Wave Garden. Put on your thinking caps and get the chance to win prizes with trivia questions. The hike is dog-friendly and kid-friendly.

Visit the meetup page for tickets and more info.

Past Events

Community Hike

Saturday, June 5, 2021. 10:00 AM 11:30 AM. Alvarado Park.

The route is of moderate level. Hike is around 4 miles round trip. Please wear your mask at all times.

Kid and pet friendly. A parking lot is available at the park entrance.

For safety reasons, space is limited. More info onMovingforward510.org

Weekday Garden Volunteer Days - Urban Tilth

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays @ 6th Street Community Gardens.

Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 16th Street Edible Forest & Unity Plaza.

For more information contact volunteer@urbantilth.org and visit

https://www.urbantilth.org/get-involved/volunteer/

Established in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the benefits of bicycling — and encourage more folks to giving biking a try.

Ricky Antonio Rich City Day

Saturday, May 29th 10am-5pm at Rich City Rides

Community mural painting with the theme of “envisioning the transition you want to see.”

Also: Live DJ, Live performances, 10 foot poster anchoring, community art project, and special guest.

Sign up for free tickets on Eventbrite.

Dirt World Volunteer Day

Sunday, May 30th 9am-1pm at Dirt World

BTCEB invites the community to join in for a workday to repair and improve the terrain park's pump tracks and create a Safe>Clean>Attractive venue for Richmond kids to learn to handle their bike safely with self-confidence and have FUN!

This will be a safe and socially distanced event. Any questions you can reach out on Instagram or email: dirtworld.bikepark@gmail.com. You can also hit up BTCEB for more details.

Vegan Pop Up

Sunday, May 23rd, 2021 at 1 - 5 PM at Unity Park

We are thrilled to announce our next popup on Sunday, May 23rd 1pm - 5pm at Unity Park in Richmond co-hosted with the one and only Rich City Rides!

Come hungry, invite your friends, and let's support one another!

For a list of vendors and other details check the Facebook Page

Pickleball Clinics

Saturday, 22 (Español) 11 am - 1 pm Booker T. Anderson Park

Pickleball is a cross between tennis and ping pong. It is easy to learn, good exercise but not too strenuous, and equipment is provided. Wear a mask!

Booker T. Anderson Park - South 47th Street & Cypress Avenue

Register: https://forms.gle/B4aqPYgEohMzpuzZ7

Rich City Rides Community Cleanup

Saturday, May 22nd, 10am-12pm @ Unity Park

You are invited to a community clean up party @ Unity Park. 1600 Ohio Ave, Richmond, CA.

🧹 Tools and gloves 🤲 provided.

😷 Masks and fun vibes are mandatory!😆

There will be family friendly activities: basketball 🏀, bubbles, chalk art, music 🎼, and there's a playground at the park. Sign up and find out more on Eventbrite

Richmond Sol Youth Try-outs

Saturday, May 22 1:30 — 3:00 pm at 1:00 pm @ MLK Field

Tryouts are for boys and girls in birth years 2011-2005. Fall 2021 registration information will be available onsite. Meet the coaches, make new friends, and get ready for soccer this summer and fall! Register now to save your spot - (no fee for tryouts).

BONUS: Richmond Sol FC Semi-pro game after tryouts at 4:00 pm at MLK Field. Richmond Sol FC team is on a 3-game winning streak! Support Richmond Sol and hometown soccer!

MLK Field is at 1300 Virginia Avenue, Richmond.

Volunteer at the North Richmond Farm

Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 10 AM – 1 PM

Urban Tilth is welcoming back a limited number of volunteers to the North Richmond Farm for monthly volunteer events, every 4th Saturday of the month. The North Richmond Farm is located on 323 Brookside Drive, Richmond, CA 94801.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Due to COVID-19 precautions, you must register for this event using Eventbrite. More info here.

Richmond Greenway Day

Friday, May 21st, 2021.

Celebrate ‘Bike To Wherever Day’ (May 21, 2021) on the Richmond Greenway. Ways to Participate:

  • Cycle along this paved trail with your neighbors on Friday, May 21st, any time of day.

  • Wear green to show you’re part of Greenway Day!

  • Use the hashtag #GreenwayDay on social media

  • Join the group rides, at 11am or 4pm. Ride details here.

Bike to Wherever Day 2021

May 21, 2021 - All day

Hop on to your 2 wheels to show that pride and purpose!

When you pledge to ride, you show our cities that bikes count.

Looking for your free BTWD tote?

Free Bike to Wherever Day tote bags available for curbside pick-up at 2 locations in Richmond:

Rich City Rides - 1500 Macdonald Ave Richmond, CA.

Main Richmond Library - 325 Civic Center Plaza Richmond, CA.

Ride your favorite local routes and stop by at one of the locations on the map to grab a bag!Pickup is available during normal business hours starting on Bike to Wherever Day, May 21 until May 30, while supplies last. Picking up at a local library? Be sure to ask for a bag at the library’s front door service. Wherever you’re headed, be sure to check the business hours of your preferred location!

Rich City Rides - Third Thursday Night Ride

Thursday May 20th, 2021 6PM at Richmond BART Station

Grab you lights, wear your Rich City swag, and join us for good time celebrating bike month and every 3rd Thursday.

Rotary/SOS Greenway Volunteer Day

Saturday May 15th, 10AM - 2 PM old Taco Bell

Trash pickup along the Greenway to Carlson.

Help launch a new shower power mobile shower event at this location.

Wear your mask, bring gloves if you have them, bags and tool provided. Gather next to the old Taco Bell 11965 San Pablo Ave.

Sponsored by SOS Richmond, Shower Power and Rotary Club

Richmond BPAC May meeting

Monday, May 10, 2021 via Zoom

Richmond BPAC meets on the 2nd Monday of the month.

Time: 5:30-7:30 pm

Online via zoom - https://zoom.us/j/92331744095

Or dial 669 900 6833 and use meeting ID: 923 3174 4095

No password needed

Mother's Day at Red Oak Victory

Red Oak Victory will open to the public on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 9 from 9 AM to 2 PM with a Bring Your Own Breakfast event!

NOTE: You MUST purchase tickets in advance. There will be no ticket sales at the door. Go here for more information: bit.ly/ROVMothersDay

Rich City Rides - Sunday Self-Care Ride

Sun, May 9th, 2021 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM at Unity Park

This Sunday, guest ride leaders Sol & Shots are leading us down 23rd for culture cruise! We know it’s been difficult for community members not to have traditional #CincoDeMayo festivities, so we are here to help do it differently (and safely). Join us, and our amazing guest ride leaders. Learn about their community work, and historical+cultural significance of what Cinco De Mayo really represents. Oh yeah, and good music is guaranteed! Meet at Unity Park @ 10am, Roll out @ 11am. Register via Eventbrite.

Richmond Museum of History & Culture - Free admission

Saturday, May 8th, 2021 1 PM – 4 PM

Admission free day! Also it’s a great early Mother’s Day gift 🎁

Live Music at Up & Under Pub & Grill

Friday, May 7, 2021 5 - 7 PM at Up & Under Pub & Grill

Pete Madsen and Justin Norton playing live. For more info go to The Up & Under website

Spring Community Clean up

Saturday, May 8th starting at 10am

Please join Moving Forward for a special monthly community clean-up day planned full of collaboration. For this month's cleanup we will partner with the Richmond Museum, Safe Organized Spaces (S.O.S) Richmond, Rich City Rides and Richmond Rotary Club! We will be working together towards our goal of empowering Richmond residents.

Please go to MovingForward510.org for more info.

Bay Trail Confidential - Richmond San Rafael Bridge

Wednesday May 5th, 2021 7:30-8:30PM via Zoom

Host Rodney Paul will be joined by guests to talk about bike and pedestrian access to the Richmond San Rafael Bridge. More than 100,000 people have made such crossings. But the access is a temporary experiment, and advocacy will be needed to make it permanent.

Click for Eventbrite registration - free event, donations are welcome!

An Evening to Benefit the Richmond Museum of History & Culture

Fun things that will take place at the event:

  • Make a custom drink for the Richmond History Trivia Event. All proceeds from that drink go to the museum during the event.

  • Electronic Trivia about drinking of alcohol through history in Richmond (bring your device to play!)

  • Sell limited edition reproduction posters from the museum collection.

  • A portion of the proceeds from the evening goes to the Museum.

More info here: Factory Bar Richmond Museum Fundraiser

1980s roller-skate party

Sun, May 2, 2021 3 PM at Lucretia Edwards Park, Marina Bay

Soulful Softball Sunday is inviting the community to a 1980s roller-skate party. Participants are encouraged to dress for up in their 1980s-themed attire, although that is not required to participate. Skate party will follow COVID-19 safety guidelines, such as mask-wearing at all times, and aims to promote health, wellness and joy. Sunday’s event will feature a catered meal including fried red snapper fish, kale greens, Louisiana-style dirty rice and a dinner roll, raffled gift cards as well as a roundtrip airline ticket to Las Vegas. Each attendee will also receive Mardi Gras beads.

Homegrown Comedy

May 2nd, 2021 7PM at Bridge Storage & Art Space

On May 2nd, join us for a night of laughs once again at 23 Maine Ave in Richmond. Hosted by JD Arandia, starring Corde Snell, Juan Medina, Jesus Cruz, TammyTea Love, Bud Bartlow and headliner Butch Escobar! $15 cover Tickets available 3/24 on Eventbrite limited capacity and social distancing will be in place!

Rich City Rides - Sunday Self-Care Ride

Sun, May 2, 2021 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM at Unity Park

Show up at the Bike Hub by 10am. We roll out for our ride around 11am. Our Sunday Rides are usually between 5 and 9 miles at family friendly party pace. This is a community ride designed for riders of all ages and abilities. There will be no stops and everyone will get back to Unity Park around 12:30 PM. Masks are mandatory! Register via Eventbrite

“Emmett’s Ice Cream Social”

Sunday, May 2nd, 2021 2 PM at 265 15th St., Richmond.

Ice cream per donation for all who attend. Emmet will be making ice cream via a 1924 John Deere three horsepower hit-and-miss engine that powers an old fashioned hand-cranked ice cream maker that can make 10 gallons every 20 minutes. For Sunday’s social, he plans to serve up his ice cream until it runs out.

Click for more info about Emmett’s Ice Cream Social,

Community Hike

Saturday, May 1, 2021. 10:00 AM 11:30 AM. Alvarado Park.

The route is of moderate level. Hike is around 4 miles round trip. Please wear your mask at all times.

Kid and pet friendly. A parking lot is available at the park entrance.

For safety reasons, space is limited. Please contact Movingforward510.org to reserve your spot and get more info.

First Sundays Community Cleanup

Every first Sunday of the month is community cleanup day!

On May 2nd, meet at the Grocery Outlet parking lot at 10am. Hosts bring bags and a big dumpster. Event runs until 11am.

You bring: safety vest, gloves, trash grabber, and motivation!

Check out the event page on Nextdoor for more info.

Hosted by Honey-Do Hauling LLC - honeydohauling.com

Mom & Pop Art Shop 5th Anniversary

Mom & Pop Art Shop is celebrating their 5th anniversary! The event is at the shop on Saturday May 1st, 2021, 11AM-9PM. Address: 24 W Richmond Ave, Richmond, CA 94805.

There will be live music with Michael Van & The Movers, Rich City Rides pop up bike repair and rickshaw rides, art show, Mashallah Halal food truck, custom chain stitch embroidery by Rachel Marie, evening beats with Skycopter, raffles and giveaways.

Celebrate Trails Day

Hosted on the fourth Saturday of April, Celebrate Trails Day (formerly Opening Day for Trails) is an annual spring celebration of America’s trails. Started by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy in 2013, the celebration encourages people all across the country to get outside and enjoy the nation’s exceptional trails and trail systems.

Volunteer Day with Urban Tilth

4th Saturday Volunteer Day - Saturday - April 24th, 2021 10:00am - 1:00pm.

Due to COVID-19 precautions, you must register for this event using Eventbrite. We are limiting the number of volunteers to 12.

The North Richmond Farm is located at 323 Brookside Drive, Richmond, CA 94801

More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/138419944837584

Dirt World Volunteer Day

Volunteer day April 17, 9AM-1PM. In conjunction with @bicycletrailscouncil, we’ll be working to improve Dirt World — cleaning up, weeding, smoothing our tracks and jumps. Please join us for safe, socially distanced day of sweat and fun. We’ll provide tools or bring your own shovels, wheelbarrows, and weed whackers. Please spread the word. Any questions? DM here, send us an FB message, or email dirtworld.bikepark@gmail.com. Or contact BTCEB.

Richmond BPAC April meeting

Richmond BPAC meets on the Monday, April 12, 2021 via Zoom.

Time: 5:30-7:30 pm

Link: https://zoom.us/j/92369116213

Or dial 669 900 6833 and use meeting ID: 931 1857 8172

No password needed.

Spring Community Clean up

Please join Moving Forward for a monthly community clean-up, Saturday, April 10th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Get ready to roll up your sleeves and help clean one of our shared public spaces!

Cleanup tools such as gloves, bags and tongs will be provided.

All participants must wear a mask. Masks available for volunteers.

Coffee and donuts for volunteers will be available 15 minutes before the cleanup. Please go to MovingForward510.org for more info.

Rich City Rides Presents The Un-gathering Unity Ride!

Friday April 9th, starting @ 5:30pm.

The Un-gathering Rides begin at the East parking lot of the Richmond, CA BART Station at 1600 Nevin Street. Masks are mandatory. Each pod will have a maximum of twelve riders, including a group leader and great music. Traveling at "Party Pace", this event is for people at all levels of fitness and experience.

Register in advance on Eventbrite for free tickets to be assigned to your own pod of twelve or less.

Community Hike

Saturday, April 3, 2021. 10:00 AM 11:00 AM.Alvarado Park.

The route is of moderate level. Hike is around 4 miles round trip. Please wear your mask at all times.

Kid and pet friendly. A parking lot is available at the park entrance.

For safety reasons, space is limited. Please contact Movingforward510.org to reserve your spot and get more info.

First Sundays Community Cleanup

Every first Sunday of the month is community cleanup day!

On April 4th, meet at the Grocery Outlet parking lot at 10am. Hosts bring bags and a big dumpster. Event runs until 11am.

You bring: safety vest, gloves, trash grabber, and motivation!

Check out the event page on Nextdoor for more info.

Hosted by Honey-Do Hauling LLC - www.honeydohauling.com

(SOS!)Richmond Community Clean-up

On Saturday March 13th, 2021 @ SP Ave opposite Grocery Outlet @ Baxter Creek, SOS Richmond will hold a simple memorial service for LaHoma and Joe. Join to give love, then to cleanup the nearby Greenway and help encampment residents squeezed onto BART track-side from City & Caltrans land.

Volunteer work day coming up!

Volunteer work day coming up! In conjunction with our friends at Bicycle Trails Council of the East Bay - BTCEB.org. Work day at Dirt World on Sunday March 14, 2021 from 9AM-1PM to get the park cleaned up and smoothed out. We'll be shoveling, raking, de-rocking, weeding and picking up trash. Please come out.

There will be hand tools and trash bags, but feel free to bring your own tools -- more is always better.

This will be a safe and socially distanced event. Any questions you can reach out on Instagram or email: dirtworld.bikepark@gmail.com. You can also hit up BTCEB for more details.