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Belmont Recreation Center

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1600 Hilliard Road
Henrico, VA 23228 United States
(804) 652-1410 www.henrico.us/rec/places/belmont

October 2019

1619: The Origins of Modern Virginia

October 4, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Belmont Recreation Center, 1600 Hilliard Road
Henrico, VA 23228 United States
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Africans at Jamestown, 1619

This year marks the 400th anniversary of three important events at Jamestown that shaped our modern society in Virginia. That year saw governmental reform in the colony, with the meeting of the first representative assembly in North America. Later that year the first Africans arrived in the colony. Finally, the first large group of women set foot in Virginia, changing the demographics of the colony. Join historian Bert Dunkerly as he explores the details of these events and their legacy…

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November 2019

Remembering World War II: The Other Axis Powers

November 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Belmont Recreation Center, 1600 Hilliard Road
Henrico, VA 23228 United States
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Raising the Finnish flag at the three-country cairn after the end of World War II in Finland

We usually think of Germany, Italy, and Japan as the Axis Powers in World War II. In fact, fifteen different nations fought on the Axis side, including countries like Romania, Hungary, Finland, Thailand and Burma. Many of their contributions to the war effort rivaled those of the better-known nations like Italy. Join historian Bert Dunkerly as he shares about the lesser known countries who fought against the U.S., Britain and other Allied Powers. Ages 13+. No registration or reservation required.…

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Belmont Holiday Open House

November 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Belmont Recreation Center, 1600 Hilliard Road
Henrico, VA 23228 United States
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There's no place like Belmont for the holidays. You're invited to share in the festivities with performances, seasonal crafts, a sampling of our programs, fitness demos, and puppies. Yes, puppies. Shuttles will be provided. Information: roc35@henrico.us

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