Clarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center is proud to host the City’s Civil War Summer Camp for history savvy youth. The Camp will be two, one-week sessions for boys and girls in the 5th and 6th grades this June.
“This is a wonderful opportunity for a student to learn about life during the Civil War and participate in activities relating to the period,” said William Parker, Historical Interpreter at Fort Defiance.
Office of Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Land Between the Lakes’ 2015 summer lineup of Special Events has something for everyone.
Visitors are encouraged to bring cameras, binoculars, and picnic lunches. Stop by the gateway communities for food and supplies. For a complete program schedule, go to www.landbetweenthelakes.us/calendar/.
Clarksville, 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: Summer Program Guides, Civil War Summer Camp, Fundamental Basketball Day Camps, and Daddy-Daughter Date Night.
Office of Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Children’s Day on the Farm is Saturday, May 30th, at The Homeplace 1850’s Farm in Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. From 1:00pm-4:00pm, children can step back-in-time and do farm chores typical for children in the 1850s.
Homeplace admission is $5.00 ages 13 and up, $3.00 ages 5-12, and free for ages 4 and under.
New York Times bestselling author Sharyn McCrumb to receive Patricia Winn Award for Southern Fiction at Clarksville Writers Conference banquet June 4th
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development Council will honor novelist Sharyn McCrumb with their first-ever Patricia Winn Award for Southern Fiction at the June 4th Clarksville Writers Conference banquet.
McCrum, award-winning Southern writer best known for her Appalachian “Ballad” novels, including a number of New York Times bestsellers, will also give the keynote address at Thursday evening’s banquet at Club Level of Austin Peay State University’s newly renovated Governors Stadium, featuring a gorgeous view of this historic campus.
Clarksville Montgomery County Public Library to host Clarksville Youth Guitar Ensemble Tuesday, May 26th
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Youth Guitar Orchestra will premier their debut concert in the atrium of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library at 6:00pm May 26th.
Students ages 8 through 13 will be performing works from the Austin Classical Guitar Curriculum, the United States’ leaders in research on guitar education for youth.
Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Fort Defiance to host medical display this Saturday, May 23rd
Clarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, will host a medical display Saturday, May 23rd from 10:00am – 5:00pm.
The display will feature a collection of medical tools and medicines used during the Civil War along with commentary and informal question and answer sessions with Mark Britton.
Montgomery County – Due to last weekend’s weather we have rescheduled the free Yoga Flow class on the Courthouse Lawn for Saturday, May 30th at 9:30am. Susan Nicholson, ACSM, will provide a 45 minute class fitting for all fitness levels and all ages.
The class will be held on the Third Street side of the Courthouse. Bring a yoga mat or small blanket and join in the fun!
Registration is not necessary. If you have any questions, call 931.648.8482.
Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Liberty Live features American Idol contestant Emily Minor, June 5th
Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and Convergys are proud to announce the second concert in the Liberty Live series set for June 5th at Liberty Park.
The event will feature American Idol participant, Emily Minor, as the headlining performer. Admission is free but concessions will be available for purchase. The show is set to begin at 6:30pm.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Looking for a great way to beat the summer heat and brush up on your skills? All summer long, Austin Peay State University coaches will be hosting camps for kids of all ages.
All camps take place on campus and are led by Governors coaches and student-athletes with an occasional guest appearance by some Governors’ greats. Austin Peay camps also are fully staffed and sponsored by Gatorade, offering an unmatched experience and look inside what it’s like to be a college athlete.
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