Official Press Release from City of Richmond follows:
City of Richmond
Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Facilities
Tesha Davis (804) 646-3998
Christy Everson (804) 646-5944
For Immediate Release
Aug. 5, 2010
City to show Michael Jackson movie, hold dance contests
Richmond, VA - The city’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities will show Michael Jackson’s “This Is It” Friday, Aug. 6, at its Broad Rock Sports Complex as part of its free Friday Pictures in the Park series of outdoor family entertainment. Broad Rock Sports Complex is located at 4801 Old Warwick Rd.
The movie, which will begin at 8:30 p.m., will be preceded by a Michael Jackson dance contests for children and teens at 7 p.m. and for adults at 8 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place in each contest.
Both the contests and movie are free, and free popcorn will be provided for the movie as well.
The public is encouraged to dress the part and participate in the dance contests, and to bring blankets, chairs and water or soft drinks to enjoy the movie.