Topic: Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library
Clarksville, TN – Reconciliation Evangelistic Outreach Center, is heading into the fourth year of its summer day camp for children in Kindergarten through 5th grade. Camp begins on June 10th and ends June 28th.
As a member of the National Summer Learning Association, the purpose of this camp, called Summer Education Learning Fundamentals or S.E.L.F., is to prevent the “summer slide” and enrich the lives of children in the Clarksville community and surrounding areas.
The main focus areas for S.E.L.F. are reinforcing reading, math, fitness, life skills and self-awareness, which are very important in a child’s development. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Peay Read is APSU’s collaborative reading program that chooses one title each year to be read by incoming freshman — with the author of the book coming to campus to speak in September.
Clarksville, TN – Barry Jones,associate professor of art, sat at his desk in a small basement studio off First Street in downtown Clarksville. The room was dark because of the rain outside.
It tapped softly against the windows while Jones rubbed his hand through his beard. He seemed as if he could use a cup of coffee or something with a bit of caffeine. His eyes, usually gleaming with a quiet happiness, were red from staring at a computer screen on this dreary afternoon.
Clarksville, TN – The Cumberland Winds Concert Band will entertain with a variety of traditional and popular musical styles including show tunes and music from movie scores at 2:00pm on Saturday, April 27th in the atrium of the.
This is a musical event for the entire family. «Read the rest of this article»
Hunt to Speak About his Book “Restless Fires: John Muir’s Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf”
Clarksville, TN – Professor James B. Hunt will be talking about his recent book, “Restless Fires” at 6:00 pm on April 29th at the.
The book is a detailed rendering of naturalist John Muir’s thousand-mile walk from Indiana to the Gulf of Mexico.
Clarksville, TN – In the early 20th century, a small group of writers, artists and intellectuals gathered in a fashionable London neighborhood to discuss everything from literature and art to politics and economics.
A brilliant but melancholy young writer named Virginia Woolf often attended these salons, known as the Bloomsbury Group, and it seems fitting that her presence will again be evoked at 5:00pm on May 14th during the’ Spring Salon Series event.
Clarksville, TN – The Nonprofit Partnership Network and APSU’s Department of Public Management and Criminal Justice will co-host “What Every Employee and Board Member Should Know About Starting a Nonprofit and Staying Legal” on May 15th, 2013 from 1:00pm- 4:00pm at the.
The free workshop will enable nonprofit leaders and board members to gain skills and knowledge about legal and practical considerations for nonprofit organizations (NPOs). «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – A winning photograph of cannon at Fort Donelson by Clarksville Middle-school student Miles Wilbur is among photographs currently on display at theas it hosts the photo exhibit “Living Legacies: Capturing the Scenic Beauty in Tennessee’s Civil War Heritage.”
The exhibit is located in the library’s first-floor alcove (behind the fiction section). At the end of May the exhibit will close and move to the Obion County Public Library.
Clarksville, TN – Malcolm Glass, the local award-winning poet andemeritus professor of English, can’t seem to keep his creative side in check. A few years ago, he took up photography and created dazzling images that were displayed around town and in Nashville.
Then, in the spring of 2011, he decided to give drawing a go. That’s when he enrolled in APSU art professor Billy Renkl’s Drawing IV class at the University.
Clarksville, TN – This evening at 6:00pm will be the‘s final discussion session in the series, “Making Sense of the American Civil War.”
The discussion, entitled “War and Freedom”, focuses on the immediate and uncompensated emancipation of four million slaves following the war. «Read the rest of this article»
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