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Aug 02

City Celebrates Diversity with International Soccer Tournament and Community Festival

Posted on August 2, 2017 at 8:38 AM by Communications Department

School supplies giveaway and “Know Your Rights” workshop for families

The Hispanic Advisory Committee is hosting theSoccer 2_SC 8th Annual International Soccer Tournament and Community Festival on Saturday, August 12 at Riverview Farm Park. From 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., guests can watch international soccer teams play while learning more about programs and resources in the community and enjoying other exciting activities.

The fun doesn’t stop there, the festival is filled with freebies! Kids can receive free school supplies from First Baptist Church Newport News (while supplies last), enjoy free cotton candy and popcorn, and play around in a bounce house. Kids ages 7-12 interested in sports can learn new skills at the free soccer clinic at 11 a.m. Families can also learn more about citizenship and legal rights at a free “Know your Rights” workshop facilitated by Gardner & Mendoza, P.C. More than 20 community organizations are sharing information about health, safety, education, and recreation programs. For more information contact Latoya Jefferson at 757-926-6995 or ljefferson@nnva.gov.