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2014 Mayor’s Summer Night Lights program ends with a scholarship announcement

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The 2014 Mayor’s Summer Night Lights program concluded on July 30 with a great gift for one lucky person.

Julia Dorsett was awarded a scholarship to attend Real Estate School by Summer Night Lights sponsor, Clarksville Real Estate Education School.

Julia Dorsett after being presented with her Scholarship

Julia Dorsett after being presented with her Scholarship

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106th annual Lone Oak Picnic brought out the Cunningham Community Saturday, as well as the Candidates

 

The Civitan ClubCunningham, TN – The Central Civitan Club held the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic on Saturday, July 27th, 2014 at the Central Civitan Building located on Alonzo Place. The picnic started at 10:00am and continued until 3:00pm.

The Civitan Club prepared 4 whole hogs, 30 shoulders and 300 chicken halves for the event. There was also ice cream, coke products and water available. It is estimated that just over 500 people turned out Saturday.

The famous Lone Oak Picnic Barbecue Sandwich.

The famous Lone Oak Picnic Barbecue Sandwich.

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park plays host to Cooling at the Cave

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Another successful Cooling at the Cave was held Saturday July 26th.  As in the old days, everyone gathered around the cave’s entrance to listen to the music and to let the constant cool breeze blowing from the mouth of the cave cool them off. Before air conditioning, locals gathered at the cave to cool off and have fellowship with others.

The entertainment this year was again provided by the extremely popular Cumberland Wind Jazz Project. They played big band music from the 1930′s to 1960′s. Several events goers took to the dance floor and enjoyed themselves greatly.

Cumberland Winds Jazz Project

Cumberland Winds Jazz Project

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department to hold Pooch Pool Party August 9th, 2014

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s Parks and Recreation Department, Alicia’s Complete Holistic Petcare, and Gateway Realty/A+ Property Management introduced Fun with Fido, a new, event series to promote an active lifestyle for you and your four-legged family member in June.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for July 27th, 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: Clarksville Sports Festival seeks vendors, Riverfest 2014 Headliner, Extended Outdoor Pool Season, Fishing Derby for special needs children and adults, and Fun with Fido.

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LEAP holds Youth Educational Excursion to New Orleans

 

LEAP OrganizationNew Orleans, LA – Youth from Clarksville, Tennessee embarked on an educational excursion that began with touring Jackson Square and visiting the 1850 House, Cabildo, and Presbytre where they learned about New Orleans rich history and sampled some of its fine cuisine.

The next day the group visited the Aquarium, and Insectarium where some got to sample gourmet insects before enjoying shops and sights of Magazine St.

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Clarksville’s Downtown Artists’ Co-op to host Fourth Regional Art Exposition August 7th

 

Downtown Artists Co-opClarksville, TN – The Downtown Artists’ Co-op is hosting its fourth regional art exposition this August. The 2014 Regional Art Exposition will be on display the month of August in the DAC Gallery and is sponsored by Legends Bank and Sango Wine and Spirits.

All regional artists, at least 18 years of age, are encouraged to enter, and all entries will be accepted. Well-known local artists Frank Lott and Terri Jordan are jurying the entries for awards. «Read the rest of this article»




Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation’s 2nd annual Rally on the Cumberland was a big success

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation held the second annual rally on the Cumberland on Saturday. This canoe and kayak event is a five-mile course which starts at the Clarksville Conservation Club boat dock and ends at Freedom Point in Liberty Park.

“It’s a beautiful day! We’re very happy with the turnout this year,” said Melissa Adkins, the program superintendent for the Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation. “We have 33 boats with a total of 39 participants who are taking part in the second annual Rally on the Cumberland.”

The second annual Rally on the Cumberland  is underway

The second annual Rally on the Cumberland is underway

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The Roys release Companion Lyric Video for New Single, “No More Lonely”

 

The RoysNashville, TN – Brother/sister Bluegrass duo The Roys have released a companion lyric video to their newest radio single, “No More Lonely.” Produced by Sammy Passamano, the digital creation intersperses colorful “cue card” stills with teases of breathtaking artwork from the siblings’ upcoming CD, “The View”, due in stores in September on Rural Rhythm Records.

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Grease is the word at the Roxy Regional Theatre, Tonight through August 16th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Grease is the word, or so goes the story at the Roxy Regional Theatre starting tonight! Take a trip back in time to 1959 with Danny Zucko (Christopher Herr), Sandy Dumbrowski (Ashley Harris), and the rest of the Rydell High School crew as they learn about life and love during their senior year. The Roxy production will run July 11th-August 16th.

It doesn’t matter if you’ve seen the movie or not, you will love this production at the Roxy Regional Theatre, as this is a great show that can totally stand on its own.

Grease the Musical at the Roxy Regional Theatre

Grease the Musical at the Roxy Regional Theatre

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