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Lombardy and Paradise Parks getting new trees

Saturday is Clean the Parks Day at six area parks

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Community clean-up at Paradise Park


More love for Paradise Park

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ArchitectureRichmond: Sydney Park, Paradise Park, Scuffletown Park

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Love for Paradise Park

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A history of Paradise Park

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An extra bit for Paradise Park


I came to visit a friend (@Paradise Park)

Fan District Park Clean Up is Saturday

The Semi-Annual Fan District Park Clean Up is this Saturday, April 9th from 9AM-noon. The parks involved are…

Winter SingAlong and Cookies in Paradise Park

Winter SingAlong and Cookies in Paradise Park today from 4-7PM: Meet in the park for some choir practice and cookies (and hopefully something warm to drink! see below) then let’s hit the neighboring blocks to warm some community hearts and give them what’s left of the cookies! When our toes are frozen (or perhaps before […]

Some appreciation for Paradise Park

A nice little piece by Morgan Rabalais on The Art, Architecture, And Fun Of Paradise Park: The idea for Paradise Park came about in the 1970′s, and it was designed by an architect named Carlton Abbott. Soon after the park was finished, the space was coined “Geometry Park” by kids who visited and played in […]

Spring Park Clean-up

The Fan Spring Park Clean Up, is Saturday March 20th from 9 a.m. until Noon. The Fan District Association sponsors this event and will be providing mulch, bio-degradable trash bags, and member support. The Fan Woman’s Club will provide their refreshments. The following parks, their locations and their Park Steward follows:  (Please contact one of the Park Stewards, or JUST […]

Hands on Saturday

So by now we hope you’ve heard that this Saturday is Hands On Day Greater Richmond. All sorts of volunteer projects will be going on around Richmond, including in the Fan. Volunteer for one of more than 40 service projects and be the change Richmond needs. Last year, 500 volunteers of all ages and skill levels […]

Fan Featured in RVANews Gallery

At least one of the photographs featured in a new (monthly) photo essay at comes from the Fan (the freshly re-painted Paradise Park to be specific) . Astute observers may be able to identify other photos with a Fan provenance. Regardless of where they’re from, the photos are great. Check them out. And submit […]

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