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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for August 2nd, 2015

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, 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: Learn the fundamentals of Archery, Summer Liberty Live Concert Series, Select City Pools to extend season through Labor Day and Riverfest.

Select City of Clarksville Pools to extend season through Labor Day.

Select City of Clarksville Pools to extend season through Labor Day.

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There are three keys to improving literacy of Tennessee children

 

educationClarksville, TN – The absolute essential for success in school and in life is the ability to read. Literacy is no longer a luxury; it’s a necessity.

In Tennessee, currently one-fifth (twenty per cent) of adults do not have a high school diploma. I suspect that many of these people also have difficulty reading, whether from a learning disability or from not being able to attend school on a regular basis.

How can we prevent this problem? I think the following three changes could make a huge difference in the lives of our children and their success rate. «Read the rest of this article»

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Planters Bank to exhibit Larry Martin’s Colorful Art in November

 

Planters BankClarksville, TN – The Planters Bank-Hilldale Gallery will feature the richly-colored paintings of local artist Larry Martin from Thursday, November 6th – Wednesday, December 3rd.

Richly colored jazz paintings, bold and dynamic abstracts, cool and serene landscapes, peaceful and sometimes stormy seascapes, sunrise-sunsets, florals, and strange and odd combinations in vivid colors that just pop — these are some of the wide-ranging categories and subject matter presented by Martin in oils on canvas, acrylics on canvas, and watercolors on archival paper.

Larry Martin Shows Colorful Art at Planters Bank in November

Larry Martin Shows Colorful Art at Planters Bank in November

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum hosts Collection of Outsider Art

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum presents The Outsiders: Folk Art from the Hicks & Vander Elst Collections in the museum’s Orgain Gallery. The exhibition runs through September 7th, and features the work of notable artists Reverend Howard Finster, Georgia Blizzard, and Mose T, among others.

“This showing of works exemplifies the characteristics of the Outsider artist,” states Exhibits Curator Terri Jordan. “We are thrilled that Mr. Hicks and Mr. Vander Elst are sharing their treasures with us. This show is a great treat for the museum’s visitors. Our younger guests seem especially excited with the artwork.”

Riders In The Sky By Robert Roberg

Riders In The Sky By Robert Roberg

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APSU Community School of the Arts Summer Programs Registration now Open

 

Austin Peay State University Community School for the ArtsClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Community School of the Arts is gearing up for a busy summer of creative arts classes and camps for children and adults in the Clarksville community.

For more than two decades, the CSA has provided top-notch music, art, drama, creative writing and dance lessons. This summer, the CSA will offer classes, lessons, camps and workshops throughout June, July and August. Registration is now open. «Read the rest of this article»

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Applications now being accepted for New Watauga Summer Arts Camp at Austin Peay State University

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Applications are now being accepted for the Watauga Arts Academy, a new summer arts camp hosted by Austin Peay State University, in cooperation with the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts.

This two-week summer program is designed for high school students (grades 9-12) who have a passion and interest in the creative arts.

New Watauga Summer Arts Camp now accepting applications

New Watauga Summer Arts Camp now accepting applications

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St. Francis Spring Craft Show in Dover Tennessee April 5th, 2014

 

Hosted by the St. Francis Ladies Club

St. Francis of AssisiDover, TN – Come join the St. Francis Ladies club of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Dover, TN for a day of fun on April 5th, 2014 from 9:30am-2:00pm!

There will be more than 30 crafters, artists, and home businesses with a huge assortment of products. There is no cost to come shop and if you bring a non-perishable food item or toiletry item for our local food bank you will be eligible to win a door prize from one of our awesome vendors!

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Dover, TN

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Dover, TN

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum to hold 5th Annual Champagne and Chocolate Fundraiser

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On Thursday, January 30th, Champagne and Chocolate is back for its fifth installment to benefit the Customs House Museum. Doors open at 5:30pm at the Museum.

Live jazz music will be performed by the Henry Rives Trio. Don’t miss this signature event of the winter season!

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Clarksville’s 2nd annual Handmade Holiday event sees large turnout, continues Sunday, November 17th

 

Handmade HolidaysClarksville, TN – On Saturday, November 16th the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department put on the 2nd Annual Handmade Holidays event at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center located at Clarksville’s Liberty Park. The event kicked off at 10:00am and went until 6:00pm.

Vendors were on hand selling handmade and handcrafted holiday themed items. The event has grown from last years 40 booths to over 60 vendor booths this year.

2nd Annual Handmade Holidays-a Crafters Bazaar was held Saturday at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

2nd Annual Handmade Holidays-a Crafters Bazaar was held Saturday at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held September 5th

 

Clarksville's First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

September Art Walk To Be Held on September 5th
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