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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Facilities to observe the Thanksgiving Holiday

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Kleeman, Crow and Burt-Cobb community centers will be closed Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Centers will be open for “holiday hours,” from 10:00am to 7:00pm on Wednesday, November 26th. Facilities will return to normal operating hours after Friday. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold Christmas in Occupied Clarksville, December 14th

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department invites you to the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center Sunday, December 14th, 2014 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm, to experience the holidays as soldiers and civilians did in the 1860s. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for November 16th, 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: Christmas on the Cumberland Grand Opening, Giving on the Cumberland Returns to Christmas on the Cumberland, Register now for December Swim Lessons, Christmas in Occupied Clarksville and Clarksville Park and Facility Rentals.

The lighting of the 2013 Christmas on the Cumberland Display

The lighting of the 2013 Christmas on the Cumberland Display

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Clarksville’s Fort Defiance Interpretive Center to host Civil War Carbine Demonstration

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, will host a Civil War carbine demonstration on Saturday, November 8th, from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

During the event, Mr. George Wernke will be demonstrating firing techniques of numerous Civil War carbines and repeating rifles, as well as fielding questions.

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk scheduled for September 4th, 2014

 

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.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for May 18th, 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: Clarksville Parks and Recreation to open its largest Splash Pad, Fort Defiance Interpretive Center adds second session to its popular Civil War Summer Camp, and Movies in the Park features ‘Turbo’.

Clarksville's Edith Pettus Park Splash Pad

Clarksville’s Edith Pettus Park Splash Pad

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Fort Defiance Interpretive Center adds second session to its popular Civil War Summer Camp

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, is proud to host the City’s Civil War Summer Camp for youth in the 5th and 6th grades. The Camp was so popular in its first year that a second one-week session has been added to allow for more kids to participate!

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

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Clarksville’s Fort Defiance Interpretive Center to host Civil War Medical Display

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, will host a medical display Saturday, May 24th from 10:00am to 5:00pm.

The exhibit will feature presentations by Mark Britton and include a collection of medical items used during the 19th century to include necessary tools for blood-letting, various surgical procedures and preparation of period medicinal products.

Civil War Medical Display at Fort Defiance Civil War Park on Saturday, May 24th.

Civil War Medical Display at Fort Defiance Civil War Park on Saturday, May 24th.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for April 20th, 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: 50 Plus Olympics Early Bird Deadline April 25th, Volunteers needed for Mayor’s Summer Night Lights, Yoga in the Park, and Civil War Medical Display.

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Civil War Artifacts to be displayed at Clarksville’s Fort Defiance Interpretive Center Saturday

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center will display artifacts from the American Civil War, such as weapons, accoutrements, and personal items from the average soldier Saturday, April 12th from 10:00am to 5:00pm. The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center is located at 120 Duncan Street.

In addition to the artifact display, John Walsh will be on hand to answer any questions.

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

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