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Richmond, California

National Police Week

The Richmond Police Department conducted a memorial service to commemorate National Police Week, and honor officers who gave their lives in service of the community. The names of the Richmond officers who died in the line of duty were read aloud, and an address by Captain Tim Simmons was given to department members.
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Vote - Primary Election on Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Every registered voter in California will receive a vote-by-mail ballot in the Primary Election. County elections officials will begin mailing vote-by-mail ballots on or before May 9, 2022. POLLS ARE OPEN FROM 7:00 A.M. TO 8:00 P.M. ON ELECTION DAY (JUNE 7, 2022) VOTE-BY-MAIL DROP BOXES OPEN MAY 10. LEARN...
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Juneteenth Family Day and Festival

The City of Richmond will be hosting the Juneteenth Family Day and Festival on Saturday, June 18, 2022. The parade line up at 8:00am at Booker T. Anderson Community Center (960 South 47th Street Richmond, CA 94804) To sign up for the parade you can fill out an online application.
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Park Rx Day at Nicholl Park

We are hosting Park Rx Day again this year! Join us on Saturday, April 30, 2022 from 10 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. at Nicholl Park to promote the growing movement of healthcare providers referring patients to parks to improve your health and wellbeing.
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Community Roundtable: Community Crisis Response Program

Community Roundtable regarding the need for and development of a City of Richmond Community Crisis Response Program (CCRP). Community Roundtable: Community Crisis Response Program. Please join us for a Community Roundtable regarding the need for and development of a City of Richmond Community Crisis Response Program (CCRP). This program would...
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City of Richmond, Pogo Park Awarded $10M in Clean California Local Grant Program Funds

The City of Richmond received two grants totaling $10 million from the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Clean California Local Grant Program. The program provides funds to local and regional public agencies, transit agencies, tribal governments, and nonprofits to clean and beautify public spaces, including local streets and roads, tribal lands, parks, pathways, and transit centers.
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Check Out Our Tiny Heroes Training Camp! (Infant - 5 years old)

Begin your training at our Tiny Heroes Training Center!. Our mini secret training base has age-appropriate gym equipment, games, and puzzles to help your child, infant to 5 years old, develop STRONG, physical, and mental skills. Children and their families can socially, interact with one another in a healthy, safe, and nurturing environment. Dressing as your favorite Super Hero is encouraged but optional.
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2022 Park Rx Day on Saturday, April 16!

Save the Date! We are hosting Park Rx Day again this year on Saturday, April 16, 2022, from 10 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Call 510-620-6793 for more information. You are invited to join us on this special day celebrated across the United States and internationally to promote the growing movement of healthcare providers referring patients to parks to improve their health and wellbeing.
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Adult Water Comfort Class!

We have a Water Comfort Class for those who might not be ready for a traditional swim class setting, due to fear, past trauma, or something else. The focus of this class is about learning to overcome what has kept you out of the pool so you can enjoy the simple pleasures of being at ease in the water. The tentative start date of this 5-week session is April 16. See the flyer for more information.
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Coming Soon: Love Your Block Mini-Grants

Love Your Block Mini-Grants are coming soon! Funded through a partnership between the Community Services Department and City Manager’s Office, Economic Development, mini-grants of up to $10,000 will be available for clean-up and beautification projects that will engage volunteers in the City of Richmond. Stay tuned by following our Facebook and Instagram pages, or checking our website!
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Temporary Closure of Recreation Programs 1/10/2022 - 1/14/2022

Due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases and with the safety of city employees and the Richmond community at the forefront, we have decided to temporarily close or cancel several Recreation programs this week (1/10/2022 - 1/14/2022) but will tentatively resume the following week (1/18/2022). Please check the document below for this week's programming status.
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Sand Bags available 24/7

Equipment and supplies for public self-service sand bags are available 24/7. Two locations in Richmond: Corp Yard back entrance, Harbour Way north of Ohio Ave; Bayview Fire Station #64, 4801 Bayview Ave. Equipment and supplies for public self-service sand bags are available 24/7. Two locations in Richmond:. Corp Yard back...
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What Are You Thankful For This Year? Let Us Know!

The last few years have been tough, but there is always a reason to express gratitude. Sometimes we have to find them in the smallest moments or victories. We would love to hear from our recreation participants, residents, and all of our community members. We hope to have this be an uplifting space for our department and community.
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Richmond Plunge Masters Program at the Plunge!

Adult swimmers who want to work out with a group, improve their stamina or refine their strokes with the aid of a swim coach, can join the Richmond Plunge Masters which has workouts multiple times per week at the Richmond Plunge. This program is run through the partner organization, Richmond Swims. The Richmond Swims website has contact information. Swimmers are also welcome to come for drop-in swims, regardless of ability, any time the Plunge or Richmond Swim Center are open (see schedule for info). Please note that proof of vaccine or negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours is required to enter.
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