Richmond Main Street Initiative
Main Street News                                       January 8, 2018

The rainy season is officially here! Chase away those rainy day blues and warm up with a hot bowl of soup. Check out our Downtown recommendations:


Hacienda Grill's
Chicken Soup

Chef Ming's
Wor Wonton Soup

Salsa Taqueria's
Seafood Soup

Also on our radar today: Martin Luther King Jr. Day is just one week away! Our office will be closed that day (January 15) and we hope you will join us in supporting and checking out two great Day of Service activities happening near Downtown.

Happy Reading!
Your friends at Richmond Main Street
Main Street Presents
New Year, New Look, Same Great Main Street
We're hitting the ground running with a new look for 2018 and beyond. Check out our new website:

And make sure you stay on our mailing list and follow us on social media to stay up to date on all things Downtown Richmond. Just click the links below to  stay connected!
Main Street Zumba ~ Returns Thursday, January 11 
Whether you resolved to get fit or feel great in 2018, we got you covered with Main Street Zumba!
When Thursdays, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location 310 9th Street, Richmond, CA 94801
Cost $5 - $8
*sliding scale. no one will be turned away for lack of funds*
Certified Instructor Willa Willis-Jacobs

Main Street Fitness Classes are made available by Richmond Main Street Initiative and are supported by Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefit Programs.

Downtown Happenings
Officially Open: New & Improved Eastern Entrance to Richmond BART Station
Improvements include redesigned and upgraded the access for pedestrians, bicyclists, and vehicles at the Eastern entrance to the Richmond BART Station. A ribbon cutting for the completion of this project, known as Richmond Transit Village - Phase II, was held on December 18, 2017.

Community Bulletin
5th annual Happy Lot Farm & Garden Block Party & Day of ServiceHLFG
When: Monday, January 15
Time: 10am - 2pm
Location: 45 1st Street
                 Richmond, CA
Happy Lot Farm & Garden is turning 5 and you're invited to the party! 

Come out for super fun day of service projects, car show, music, lunch, birthday cake, prizes, giveaways--including 5 kids bikes!--and the debut of the farm's brand new logo. 

How you can help
Volunteer, Donate, Spread the Word!

More Info: Call (510) 232-2644, email

Friends of the Richmond Greenway MLK Jr Day 2018 ActivitiesFORG

When: Monday, January 15, 2018
Time: 8am - 2pm

Unity March 
8am - 9am: Richmond BART to 16th/Ohio

Day of Service Projects
9am - 12pm: Richmond Greenway

Unity Park Grand Opening 
12pm -2pm: 16th St on Greenway

Greening & Beautification Projects, Food for Volunteers, Music, Fun & more!
More Info about...
Unity March pledge/pre-registration:
Alicia, (510) 236-4049
Day of Service & Grand Opening:
Groundwork Richmond
LifeLong Immediate/Urgent Care Center

The LifeLong Immediate/Urgent Care Center provides medical care for people regardless of insurance status, with no appointment needed,  and can be a valuable resource for adults and children of all ages, suffering from aliments like a sore throat, the flu, ear infection, or sprained ankle.

LifeLong Immediate/Urgent Care Center
offering same-day care for urgent medical needs
Where: 2023 Vale Road, San Pablo  
Hours: Monday - Friday, 10am to 8pm; Saturday & Sunday 9am - 5pm
Who: Local residents, especially those on Medi-Cal or without insurance, with urgent medical needs.
What: Same-day medical care for adults and children, lab tests, HIV testing, and adult vaccines No appointments or referrals are needed.
More Info: call (510) 231-9800.

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Richmond Main Street Initiative
Revitalizing Historic Downtown Richmond
1015 Nevin Avenue, Suite 105
Richmond, CA 94801
(additional entrance at 402 Harbour Way)
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