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Where A Dog Can Be A Dog

Looking to give your dog some social fun? Barker Field is the perfect place to do just that! The fenced- in park is full of play area for all dogs. When I took a visit to the park as a summer intern for Enrichmond, I was happy to see just how much the dogs were…

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Great City Views and A Renovated Park

As a summer intern for Enrichmond, I took a visit to Chimborazo Park. Known notoriously for it’s great view of the city, the park is both beautiful and inviting. Along with the aweing view, there’s the community garden established by Friends of Chimborazo Playground. A new playground, also built by the Friends Group, includes monkeybars, swings,…

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A More Enjoyable Approach to Exercising

Many people struggle to keep motivated when it comes to exercising. I can strongly relate to these people who just don’t find going to the gym every morning appealing. So, as a summer intern for Enrichmond, I also took a visit to the Vita Course at Byrd Park. I was pleasantly surprised to see a…

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Youth to Attend National Golf Tournament

Seven young golfers are preparing for a national tournament August 7-8 in Bloomington, Indiana. The golfers, ages 13-15, are participants in the City’s Challenge Golf League hosted at First Tee and organized by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities. For half of the team, this will be their first experience traveling on a…

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Not Just Your Average Lake

As a summer intern for Enrichmond, I’m a nature lover to the extreme. So after hearing all the buzz about Byrd Park, I decided to check it out for myself. My first stop was Fountain Lake. The first thing I noticed was the relaxing yet fun atmosphere. While families and friends were tackling the lake…

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Still time to enjoy FREE Dogwood Dell shows!

The Festival of the Arts for 2010 is still underway. Don’t miss these upcoming shows: July 30-31: “Pippin” Musical, 8:30 p.m. August 1: “Pippin” Musical, 8:30 p.m. August 6-7: “Pippin” Musical, 8:30 p.m. August 8: Groove Stu, R&B, jazz and funk 8 p.m. August 9: “Twelfth Night,” Richmond Shakespeare, 8:30 p.m. August 14: Latin Jazz…

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Sunday in the Park, July 18

Forest Hill Park – Sunday In The Park With Friends On Sunday, July 18th, 2010, the Friends of Forest Hill Park and Richmond City Council President Kathy Graziano will present the 6th Annual Sunday In The Park With Friends.  This free, family-friendly event will be held from 12pm – 4pm at Forest Hill Park, 4001…

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Tree Stewards Announce Fall Schedule

The Tree Stewards just announced their Fall Schedule: 9/7/10 -Tree Biology I –6:30-8:30: Understanding how trees function, grow and compartmentalize wounds 9/14/10- Tree Biology II 6:30-8:30: (Tree Life functions)–Photosynthesis, Translocation, Respiration, Osmosis. 9/21/10 -Pathology 6:30-8:30: How to recognize symptoms of diseases, pests and environmental Problems 9/28/10 -Soils 6:30-8:30: Characteristics of soil and how it impacts…

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Radio Listeners Contribute $32,455!

In just one day, over $32,000 was raised to send our Richmond youth to camp. This is an impressive figure and reflects on our community’s desire to bring up our children in a safe and fun environment. If you haven’t given, there is still time to contribute. To make a donation, please click here. ALL…

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Listeners Raise Money For Campers

What would our childhood have been without Summer Camp? Those experiences top the charts. It was hard to go to bed at night looking forward to the next day’s challenge: relay races, talent shows, tournaments…and of course, lemonade and cookies! Hundreds of individuals just like me recall the great time they had at Summer Camp…

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