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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for August 17th, 2014

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Riverfest Volunteer contest continues, Recycled Fashion Show to make its return to Riverfest, and Movies in the Park features Hitchcock’s ‘Rear Window’.

Clarksville Riverfest Recycled Fashion Show

Clarksville Riverfest Recycled Fashion Show

Riverfest Volunteer Contest Continues

Now open to those 16 and older!

Volunteer for this year's Riverfest.

Volunteer for this year’s Riverfest.

Is your non-profit organization looking to win some cash? The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is offering a $500.00 cash prize to the non-profit organization that provides the most hours volunteered at Riverfest 2014.

Volunteers will be helping with soft drink sales on September 5th and 6th, as well as the Adventure Zone Kids’ Area on September 6th, at McGregor Park. Any interested organizations should contact Bethany Benjamin at 931.645.7476 or bethany.benjamin@cityofclarksville.com to participate.

In order to be eligible for the $500.00 prize, volunteers must abide the following criteria:

Volunteers must sign in with the volunteer coordinator the day-of the event, work their scheduled hours and sign out after their shift in order for their hours to count towards the contest.

If a volunteer representative of an organization does not show for their designated time slot, that organization will automatically be disqualified from the contest.

Representatives will receive credit for the hours they are present and working, so organizations should encourage timeliness.

All drink booth volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and all Adventure Zone volunteers must be at least 16 years of age. The winner of the contest will be announced September 10th.

The registration process is simple, visit www.cityofclarksville.com/riverfest for complete details.

Recycled Fashion Show to make its return to Riverfest

2014 RiverfestRiverfest, the two-day music and arts festival scheduled for September 5th and 6th, 2014 at McGregor Park, is excited to announce the return of the popular Recycled Fashion Show, sponsored by Bi-County Waste Management.

The show is scheduled to take place Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 4:00pm in the Adventure Zone, and is intended to educate the general public about recycling in a fun and exciting way.

The show is encouraging youth and adults of all ages to get creative and construct fashions made entirely from recyclable materials for a chance to win cash!

All fashion show entries may contain only recyclable materials. Interested contestants can visit recpro.cityofclarksville.com for a list of acceptable materials and to pre-register online. Registration can also be done by mail or in person at our Main office no later than Thursday, September 4th, 2014. There is no fee to enter the contest.

For more details, visit www.clarksvilleriverfest.com

Movies in the Park features Hitchcock’s ‘Rear Window’

Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Rear Window’ to be featured at Movies in the Park August 23rd.Movies in the Park, the City’s free, outdoor movie series, continues Saturday, August 23rd, at Liberty Park, located at 1190 Cumberland Drive. Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Rear Window,’ rated PG, and brought to you by Miller-Motte Technical College, will be shown at approximately 7:45pm (dependent on sunset).

Activities begin at 6:45pm and include couples dance lessons by Dr. Lisa Lewis of APSU, and Battle of the Sexes with Clarksville Parks and Recreation, complete with prizes! This is sure to be a great date night for you and that special someone!

Admission is free. Bring your own blankets and lawn chairs, as well as your appetite, since food vendors will be on-site. Sorry, no pets or smoking allowed.


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