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Clarksville’s Queen City Road Race set for this Saturday, May 5th

 

Runners can register for the 5K or One Mile Event

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The 40th Annual Queen City Road Race, scheduled for Saturday, May 5th, 2018 is quickly approaching and there is still time to register in person or online.

Online registration can be completed at www.cityofclarksville.com/parksrec and is available until noon on Friday, May 4th. Participants registering in person may come by the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Office, 102 Public Square, through Friday, May 4th or register on-site at Austin Peay’s Foy Center the morning of Saturday, May 5th.

Queen City Road Race celebrates 40 years

Queen City Road Race celebrates 40 years

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Austin Peay State University professors to present documentary, “Clarksville 1937,” at Nashville Film Festival

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When Charles Crow started filming everyday life in downtown Clarksville, there was no such thing as YouTube or iPhones or even the Internet.

The year was 1937, and Crow, a young editor with The Leaf-Chronicle, had just purchased a 16-millimeter Keystone Camera—one of the first affordable film cameras sold in the U.S. It only captured images in black and white and without sound.

APSU professors Kathy Lee Heuston and Karen Bullis have turned the Charles Crow's footage into an 8-minute documentary, “Clarksville 1937,”

APSU professors Kathy Lee Heuston and Karen Bullis have turned the Charles Crow’s footage into an 8-minute documentary, “Clarksville 1937,”

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation says Queen City Road Race registration deadline nears

 

Runners should register before April 13th for discounted rate

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – It’s time to lace up those running shoes and begin preparing for the 40th Queen City Road Race, a City of Clarksville tradition that promotes health and fitness for people of all ages.

Registrants can choose to participate in either the one-mile event at 8:30am or the 5K beginning at 8:45am on Saturday, May 5th, 2018.

Queen City Road Race celebrates 40 years

Queen City Road Race celebrates 40 years

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Clarksville’s Public Art Trail filled with Murals, Sculptures, Fountains and Flames

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Clarksville unveiled its 21st public art piece this month. Twelve of the pieces – at least – are in a proximity that’s easily walkable within the city’s downtown core.

Murals, sculptures, fountains, and flames are among the art pieces you’ll see showcased along city streets, urban trails, buildings and throughout the campus of Austin Peay State University, which is adjacent to downtown. Many of the works were designed or created by Clarksville artists.

Frank Sutton sculpture on Franlin Street

Frank Sutton sculpture on Franlin Street

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces registration for Queen City Road Race going on now

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – It’s time to lace up those running shoes and begin preparing for the 40th Annual Queen City Road Race, a City of Clarksville tradition that promotes health and fitness for people of all ages.

Registrants can choose to participate in either the one-mile event at 8:30am or the 5K beginning at 8:45am on Saturday, May 5th, 2018.

Queen City Road Race celebrates 40 years

Queen City Road Race celebrates 40 years

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Austin Peay State University’s Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement ramps up sustainability efforts with compost machine

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – One of the missions of Austin Peay State University’s Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement is to keep things local.

From its S.O.S. Food Pantry that takes donations and makes them available for needy students to its Victory Gardens and egg-producing chickens that generate fresh food, the Center has a keen interest in taking care of its own.

Director of the APSU Center for Service Learning & Community Engagement, Alexandra Wills and Student Worker, Leslie Warren demonstrate the new waste compost on campus.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation now accepting applications for Fright on Franklin Booth Spaces

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation is accepting applications for booth space at Fright on Franklin, the City’s annual Downtown Halloween festival, which will unfold from 3:00pm-6:00pm Saturday, October 28th, 2017.

Area businesses and organizations that want to join in the fun can apply online at www.CityofClarksville.com/Fright

Fright on Franklin

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Rally on the Cumberland set for September 9th

 

Canoe and Kayak race now part of Riverfest

Clarksville's Riverfest CelebrationClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s canoe and kayak race Rally on the Cumberland is back for a fifth year and is now part of Clarksville’s Riverfest.

Rally on the Cumberland will be at 8:00am on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 on the Cumberland River, beginning at the Montgomery County Conservation Club and ending at the McGregor Park boat ramp, approximately 6 miles in length.

 Rally on the Cumberland

Rally on the Cumberland

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Chris Janson to headline Riverfest

 

Clarksville's Riverfest CelebrationClarksville, TN – Riverfest, the City of Clarksville’s entertainment festival now in its 30th year, is pleased to announce Chris Janson will be the featured headliner at the 2017 Festival. Chris Janson will perform at 9:15pm Saturday, September 9th on the Bud Light Stage at McGregor Park. The concert is free and open to the public.

“Once again, the City of Clarksville is presenting a big star to headline our big-time community festival,” Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan said. “Chris Janson is one of the hottest artists in country music, and he’ll be here to push Clarksville’s Riverfest to new heights.”

Chris Janson will be performing on the Riverfest Bud Light Stage Saturday, September 9th.

Chris Janson will be performing on the Riverfest Bud Light Stage Saturday, September 9th.

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APSU Governors Bass Tournament begins in a few weeks

 

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APSU Governors Bass TournamentClarksville, TN – On Saturday, May 13th, 2017 the 24th annual APSU Governors Bass Tournament will be held at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing (Tennessee) State Park. Last season’s tourney drew nearly 200 boats.

More than $12,000 dollars in prize money will be awarded. Previously, the Top 25 places earned cash prizes but now only the Top 10 places will gain monetary awards, meaning greater cash payouts, respectively, for those positions.

Husband/wife team of Frank and Connie Fisher from Clarksville came in First Place at the21st Annual APSU Governors Bass Tournament.

Husband/wife team of Frank and Connie Fisher from Clarksville came in First Place at the21st Annual APSU Governors Bass Tournament.

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