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Hi, <<First Name>>!

Welcome back to the Richmond Parks & Recreation weekly newsletter! 

The leaves are changing and the temperatures are dropping around us as we enter the new season. With  the change means new events, holidays, and programs to mark your calendar for.

We have a bundle of things that will keep you active, creating memories with friends and family, and joining in on all the fun Fall festivities.

We hope you enjoy these brief glimpses into our Fall programming.

~ Richmond Parks & Recreation Department


We have an activity for everyone!


This week's activities include The Great Pumpkin 5K, Halloween Candy Drop, and the Farmer's Market!

Don't forget to mark your calendars for the Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest, Trick or Treat in the Park, Farmer's Market Harvest Festival and MORE! !

Mark Your Calendars

Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest

Spooky season is approaching and its time to put your paws in the air for the Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest- Sponsored by Hill's Pet Nutrition . On Saturday, October 22nd at the Hill's Bark Park from 1PM-3PM we will be enjoying sweets for humans and fur friends alike, prizes, and giveaways from local animal non-profits, and MORE!

For the costume contest, you can enter your dog into one of three categories: Funniest, Most Creative, or Best Owner/Dog Pair.

Entries are FREE, and can be completed in person the day of the event or in advance online.
Enter Online Here!

Trick or Treat in the Park 

Everyone join us as we enjoy the Trick or Treat in the Park on Saturday October 29th from 5PM-7PM! Get your costumes ready and mark your calendars for this FREE event. There will be games, goodies, and of course CANDY! Local organizations will hand out candy as they are decorated and lined up around the Glen Miller Pond. You won't want to miss out on a night of Halloween fun with the Richmond Parks and Recreation Department!

If your organization or business is interested in handing out candy or being a part of the event, please reach out to the Parks Department at  983-7275 or click below!
Event Application Here!

Help Support Your Local Farmers, Makers, and Artists at the Summer Farmers Market!

Our vendors sell local produce, meat, eggs, honey, baked goods, handcrafted artisan goods, and much more!

For more information, please visit the Farmer's Market Website or call the parks office at 765-983-PARK. And follow the Farmers Market Facebook Page to stay up to date with announcements, special events and activities. 
Richmond Farmers Market Facebook Page
Sneak Peak at November...
This year's annual Veteran's Parade will take place on Saturday, November 5th at 12pm. DUE TO CONSTRUCTION: This year the parade will go EAST on WEST Main Street from NW 8th Street to 1st Street.

Units will line-up, starting at 11am, on NW 8th St between W Main and Peacock Rd. All parade units should honor or commemorate the contributions of Veterans or display a patriotic theme. This event will take place rain or shine.

Come out and support our Veterans!

For more information, please call 983-PARK or register below!
Register Here!
Facebook Event Page
Staying Safe in the Parks
It is important to remember best practices for social distancing when getting outside to visit parks. We've included three important resources below to help you stay informed on the current guidelines.
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