Arthur Ashe Boulevard Dedication at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture and Block Party at Arthur Ashe Center 

Saturday, June 22

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The city of Richmond co-hosts the official dedication of Arthur Ashe Boulevard on the museum’s front lawn at 11 a.m. The event will include an unveiling and remarks from local and state elected officials, as well as Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, a well-known civil rights activist. From 1 to 5 p.m. there will also be an official Arthur Ashe Boulevard community celebration presented by Dominion Energy with sponsored tennis clinics for kids and adults, as well as games, music and food. There is free parking at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and at the Arthur Ashe Athletic Center with free, round-trip shuttle service. Rep. Donald McEachin will play host to members of the Congressional Black Caucus at the museum for a state of Black America town hall from 2 to 3 p.m. All events are free and open to the public.


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