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Fright on Franklin bigger than ever in Downtown Clarksville

 

Fright on FranklinClarksville, TN – Hundreds upon hundreds of people descended on Downtown Clarksville Saturday afternoon, October 29th for the 8th annual Fright on Franklin safe trick-or-treating event.

All along Franklin Street and Strawberry Alley, there were booths provided by local businesses handing out candy treats. Booths were decorated for Halloween and some even had a theme like the witches from Hocus Pocus.

Fright on Franklin was held Saturday in Downtown Clarksville.

Fright on Franklin was held Saturday in Downtown Clarksville.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Indoor Aquatic Center opening delayed

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department reports the New Providence Pool, located at 168 Cunningham Lane, is currently undergoing some necessary repair work.

Due to these repairs, the opening of their indoor pool season has unfortunately been delayed.

The Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence.

The Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Partial Greenway Closure

 

Clarksville GreenwayClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation reports that the southernmost section of the Clarksville Greenway from mile marker 1.25 to mile marker 2.5 is closed to the public until further notice because of logging activity on private property near the trail.

Trail users accessing the Greenway at the Pollard Road trailhead will only be able to travel 1.25 miles southward towards the end of the trail before reaching the closed portion of trail.

Clarksville Greenway

Clarksville Greenway

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for October 16th, 2016

 

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: Fort Defiance Haunting, Youth Basketball League, Fright on Franklin and Zombie 5k Chase Race.

Fright on Franklin

Fright on Franklin

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold Halloween at Fort Defiance

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will host its annual Halloween at Fort Defiance event on Friday, October 28th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the fort located at 120 Duncan Street.

Visitors are invited to gather around the bonfire to listen to four haunting tales of woe and terror based upon historical events. Don’t be afraid, Fort Defiance isn’t haunted…we think!

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Art on the Park Contest Winners

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is happy to announce the winners of this year’s Art on the Park Contest.

Not only will winning artists paint their artwork on the skate park walls, but the winning musician will perform live at the Art on the Park event on Saturday, October 15th at the Heritage Park Skate Park, located at 1241 Peacher’s Mill Road.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation's Art on the Park Contest

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Austin Peay State University students join area historians in exploring Fort Defiance

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Located on a bluff some 200 feet above the meeting point of the Red River and the Cumberland River, Fort Defiance served a significant role in Clarksville’s participation in the Civil War.

Viewed by Confederates as an ideal site to defend the river approach to Clarksville, the fort eventually was captured by Union forces, who occupied the site for the remainder of the war.

Austin Peay Students learning about Fort Defiance from local historians.

Austin Peay Students learning about Fort Defiance from local historians.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold first-ever Zombie 5K Chase Race

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Run for your lives! The Clarksville’s Parks and Recreation Department and the Clarksville Zombie Hunters have teamed up to host the Zombie 5K Chase Race.

Find out how fast you can escape as zombies take over Liberty Park on Saturday, October 29th beginning at 7:00am.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for October 2nd, 2016

 

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: Teen Takeover, Youth Basketball League and Handmade Holidays Vendor Applications.

Gamez on Wheelz to take part in 2nd Annual Teen Takeover

Gamez on Wheelz to take part in 2nd Annual Teen Takeover

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Book Signing for Author Carolyn Stier Ferrell to be held at Clarksville’s Fort Defiance Interpretive Center

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, 120 Duncan Street, will host a book signing event from 1:00pm to 4:00pm on Sunday, October 2nd, 2016.

Author Carolyn Stier Ferrell will be available to sign copies of her seventh book, “Valentine Sevier: Blood on the Bluff,” along with her other six books. At 2:00pm, she will give a presentation on the Sevier family massacre.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

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