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Posted on: July 8, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Danville schedules activities for citizens to Get Out and Play

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City Council recently proclaimed July as Parks and Recreation Month in Danville in honor of National Parks and Recreation Month.

“This month, we want the citizens of Danville to get out and play,” said Bill Sgrinia. “We have a schedule full of events and programs for the whole family to enjoy, but more importantly, we know that nearly three in 10 adults in the U.S. do not spend time outside on a daily basis, and of those who do, almost half spend less than 30 minutes in the fresh air. We want to provide opportunities for our community to break that cycle.”

This year’s theme is Get Out and Play. In honor of that theme, Danville Parks and Recreation is inviting everyone to attend these upcoming events.

• July 9, Animals with Class, Danville Public Library, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. – Free Event
• July 10, Kayak Trip, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - $15($18 non-city resident)
• July 11, Movie In The Park, Ballou Park, 9 p.m. - Free Event
• July 11, Jerrod Niemann and Cole Swindell in Concert, Carrington Pavilion, Gates open at 6 p.m., $25 Lawn seats, $35 Reserved seats ($5 more day of)
• July 12, Zip Line, Philip Wyatt Memorial Skate Park, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. - $12
• July 14, Night Out With Danville Braves, Post 325 Field – First 250 to enter gates receive free 4X6 photo with Recreation Rex and Blooper
• July 16, Summer Camp Play, Crossing at the Dan, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – $ 1
• July 17, Gardening Basics, Pepsi Building, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Free Event
• July 17, Music on Main, Main Street Plaza, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. – Free Event
• July 18-19, Shakespere In The Park, Picnic Site No. 19 at Dan Daniel Park – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Free Event
• July 19, Get Out In The Neighborhood, Activities will be at GLH Johnson Playground, Stonewall Recreation Center or Pumpkin Creek Park, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Free Event
• July 25, Movie in The Park, Ballou Park Stage, 9 p.m. – Free Event
• July 26, Kayak Trip, Abreu-Grogan Park, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. - $43 ($53 non-city resident)
• July 26, Chef At The Market Class Series, Community Market, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Free Event

For more information on these programs, or to register, call (434) 799-5200 or visit www.PlayDanvilleVA.com and click on “Brochure”.

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