Tag: The Springs Recreation Center

[CANCELED] Movie in the Park

Once again, due to rain this outdoor movie has been canceled. Bring picnic blankets and lawn chairs to this outdoor movie on the lawn at The Springs! Arrive early to claim your spot! Movie begins at 7:30pm. Social distancing will be enforced. Food and drink from home is ok! No alcohol permitted in the parks. […] Continue reading [CANCELED] Movie in the Park

Virginia Rep Theatre in the Park

See the story of Harriet Tubman in Henrico County’s beautiful parks. Presented by Virginia Repertory Theatre. Perfect for kids! This stirring drama with music shares in the joys, sorrows, and challenges Harriet Tubman faced while courageously freeing herself and hundreds of others from the bonds of slavery. As Harriet and her friend, Sarah Bradford, narrate […] Continue reading Virginia Rep Theatre in the Park

Confederate name removed from Henrico recreation center

Henrico’s Confederate Hills Recreation Center has been renamed The Springs Recreation Center.

At the Board of Supervisors’ June 9 meeting, Varina Supervisor Tyrone Nelson recommended changing the name of the facility, which is located on Lee Avenue in the Highland Springs area. Henrico’s other four supervisors agreed to the change, which did not require a vote.

Lettering for the new name was installed on a large brick sign in the building’s front lawn on June 10.

The name change takes place amid ongoing national and Richmond-area protests regarding police violence, systemic and historical racism and the recent killings of George Floyd in Minneapolis and other African Americans.

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