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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for February 23rd, 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: 36th Annual Queen City Road Race, Clarksville Downtown Market Applications Available Soon, Discover Scuba and Wettest Egg Hunt.

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36th Annual Queen City Road Race Registration going on now

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – It’s that time of year again to lace up those running shoes and begin preparing for the 36th Annual Queen City Road Race scheduled for Saturday, May 3rd, 2014.

The Queen City Road Race event is a Clarksville tradition promoting fitness and fun for all ages.

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2014 Clarksville Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

 

Trust us…this will be the COOLEST thing you do all year!

Special Olympics of TennesseeClarksville, TN - Come and join hundreds of brave individuals on Sunday, February 23rd at 1:30pm and support Special Olympics Tennessee athletes by jumping into the chilly waters of the outdoor pool at Foy Recreation Center on Austin Peay State University campus.

With just $50.00 in donations each plunger receives the official long-sleeved Plunge t-shirt and all bragging rights associated with such a brave endeavor.

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Wheelchair basketball exhibition game coming to APSU on October 28th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Music City Lightning, a wheelchair basketball team, will visit the Austin Peay State University Foy Fitness and Recreation Center at 7:00pm on October 28th for an exhibition basketball game.

The event, sponsored by APSU Office of Disability Services and APSU University Recreation, is free and open to the public.

Music City Lightning wheelchair basketball team.

Music City Lightning wheelchair basketball team.

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Montgomery County College and Career Fair September 23rd

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The annual Montgomery County College and Career Night for students and their parents will be September 23rd, 2013 from 6:00om-8:00pm at Austin Peay State University’s Foy Fitness Center.

This event gives students exposure to a wide array of post high school options, allowing them to informally visit booths to pick up information about colleges, post secondary institutions and career opportunities and speak with representatives of those institutions. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU’s The Peay Read features ‘Saints at the River’ author Ron Rash speaking in the Dunn Center September 26th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – One of the highlights of Austin Peay State University’s annual reading initiative, The Peay Read, is the special presentation from the book’s author.

The common reading assignment for the Fall 2013 semester is “Saints at the River” by Ron Rash, who will speak at 7:00pm, Thursday, September 26th in the Dunn Center at APSU. The talk is free and open to the public. A book signing will follow his talk.

“Saints at the River” by Ron Rash

“Saints at the River” by Ron Rash

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New Austin Peay State University students, community encouraged to read ‘Saints at the River’

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – This summer, Austin Peay State University will welcome new students who will register for classes and pick up one of their books that will serve as the common reading assignment for Fall 2013 semester.

The new book is “Saints at the River” by Ron Rash, and the community also is invited to read the book and participate in the campus events and book discussions beginning in September. New student orientation and registration will begin May 18th and continue throughout the summer. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University to hold peace walk, vigil for Boston Marathon

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will hold a peace walk and candlelight vigil this week to honor those impacted by the Boston Marathon bombing attacks.

The public is invited to attend the event scheduled for Wednesday, April 24th. The peace walk will begin at 6:00pm and follow the one-mile route on the GovsTrail. Those wishing to participate should meet in the Morgan University Center plaza. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University announces 3rd annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The third annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K will be held Saturday, April 13th in front of the Foy Fitness and Recreation Center on the Austin Peay State University campus.

Registration is available online through www.Active.com or on race day beginning at 6:30am.

The race will start at 8:00am. A one-mile fun run also will begin at 8:30am. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University to celebrate Women in Athletics April 5th-6th with focus on Title IX

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – It’s time to laud all current and former female athletes at Austin Peay State University.

The second Women in Athletics celebration, scheduled for April 5th-6th, will spotlight the 40th anniversary of Title IX, monumental federal legislation first enacted in 1972 that requires gender equity in sports and other key educational programs receiving federal funding.

The law states, “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” «Read the rest of this article»

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