Preregistration for the 17th annual Blacks Run Clean Up Day is open online. The annual event will held beginning at 9 a.m. April 12 at Ralph Sampson Park in Harrisonburg. Parking is available at the Lucy Simms Education Center, 620 Simms Avenue, Harrisonburg.
The event will feature exhibits, a guest speaker, the clean up, lunch for volunteers and an Arbor Day celebration.
Last year, 450 volunteers collected 2.3 tons of trash from local streams and streets, according to the website.
For more information, contact Chris Mueller at 434-5928 or Chris.Mueller@harrisonburgva.gov.
To register, visit harrisonburgva.gov/cleanstream-clean-up-day. Preregistration closes at noon Thursday, April 10.
— From Staff Reports