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Richmond Tradition Kicks Off 2018 Season at Dogwood Dell on June 3

A Richmond tradition continues this summer at Dogwood Dell as the City’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities (PRCF) presents the 62nd Festival of heARTS. This year’s festival has a slight name change to the Festival of heARTS, as it is a summer long celebration of the volunteers who helped present this cultural treasure for more than 60 years.

The 62ndFestival of heARTS kicks off on Sunday, June 3 at 7 p.m. as the United States Coast Guard Band performs works by Sousa, Bernstein, Puts, Marquez and others. Other musical artists performing this summer include Carlton Blount and One Amazing Night of Music, Cyrus McCormick and the Reapers, Plunky and Oneness, Janet Martin Band, Trademark, Military All-Stars Concert Band, Dead Give Away, the Orquestra Tropikiimba and many more. Father’s Day, June 17, is certainly a highlight of the summer series as a variety of local musicians display their talents during the Showcase of Richmond Open Mic Night All-Stars.

The 62ndFestiva…

City’s Youth Football League to Partner with Excel 2 Excellence Youth Football League

The Richmond Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Facilities (PRCF) is pleased to announce a partnership with the Excel 2 Excellence Youth Football League (E2E) that will begin this fall. The partnership will promote youth fundamental development and drive performance on the field, in school and within the community.

As a result of the partnership, participants in the city’s youth football program will have access to positive role models, from the NFL as well as accomplished community professionals. The role models will emphasis learning, playing and enjoying the sport while stressing the importance of academic achievement and community involvement.


E2E is a Richmond metropolitan community youth football organization that develops players' skills and abilities with a focus on team by cultivating leadership characteristics and improved academic performance. Super Bowl Champion Michael Robinson, of the National Football League’s Seattle Seahawks, established E2E in 201…

RVA Education Compact Team Meeting

The Education Compact Quarterly meeting of Richmond City Council, School Board and the Mayor will be held:
    Thursday, May 31    6 - 8 p.m.    City of Richmond Main Library, Auditorium, 101 E. Franklin St.