Virtual Fido Fest: March 15th - March 20th

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Join us for a VIRTUAL FIDO FEST this year, from March 15-20, occurring online! Co-hosted by James City County Parks & Recreation and Heritage Humane Society

, our presenting sponsor is Peninsula Animal Referral Center

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Featured activities include:

*1. DOG PHOTO CONTEST—Prizes awarded for best smile, best costume, precious pup (age 2 yrs. and younger), and precious pup (age 3+ yrs.). SUBMIT ENTRY BY MARCH 10.

*2. BEST TRICK CONTEST--A 30-second clip maximum and file size limit of 250 MB. SUBMIT ENTRY BY MARCH 10.

*3. VIRTUAL FASHION SHOW--Dress your pup in their finest St. Patrick’s Day wear! ALL photo entries in the fashion show will get a special prize and be featured in a video slide show. SUBMIT ENTRY BY MARCH 10.

4. FIDO COLORING RAFFLE—Coloring sheets can be picked up at JCC Recreation Center, Abram Frink Jr. Community Center and Park offices, or downloaded by visiting our website at https://www.jamescitycountyva.gov/3122/Special-Events and clicking on the March/April tab. Color the picture, take a photo and EMAIL IT TO joy.johnson@jamescitycountyva.gov BY MARCH 10. All raffle entries are eligible to win a prize pack!

*TO ENTER DOG PHOTO CONTEST, **BEST TRICK CONTEST AND VIRTUAL FIDO FASHION SHOW, GO TO https://bit.ly/3arPiwH AND SUBMIT YOUR ENTRIES BY WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10. **ONE ENTRY PER HOUSEHOLD FOR BEST TRICK CONTEST.

VOTING FOR CONTESTS WILL TAKE PLACE ON FACEBOOK AT FACEBOOK.COM/JCCPARKS

FROM MARCH 15-20, 2021.

WINNERS FOR CONTESTS AND RAFFLE WILL BE ANNOUNCED MARCH 22.

To receive a FREE, dog-friendly “swag bag” for your pup, sign up at https://tinyurl.com/FidoBag. Choose a time either on Friday, March 19, or Saturday, March 20, for our drive-through pick-up at Freedom Park, 5537 Centerville Road. ONE BAG PER FAMILY. Guests should remain in their vehicles during drive-through bag pick-up. (SIGN UP BY NOON ON FRIDAY, MARCH 19.)

We thank all of this year’s event sponsors, including Peninsula Animal Referral Center

The Pet Resort at Greensprings

Muddy Marley's Dog Wash

, and James City Veterinary Clinic

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If you have questions or need more information, call Joy at 757-259-5353.