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News from Clarksville Parks and Rec

The Swan Lake Tennis Pro Shop will be closing November 25th for winterization.  Courts 3 and 4 will remain open for free-play during the winter season however bathroom facilities will not be available.  The Pro Shop will reopen in April 2009 for the Spring Season.

Deadline for sign-ups in the Crow Community Center Holiday 3 on 3 Invitational Basketball Tournament has been extended to November 26th by close of business.  The tournament is scheduled for December 12th and 13th.  Cost for each 4 man team is $40.00.  If you think your team is up for the challenge, it’s that time to reserve your space in the competition.  So call now!  For more information on the rules and other details concerning the tournament, contact center director Matt Nixon at 931-647-3071 or visit them at 211 Richview Road.

The Kids on Crafts program will not meet next week due to the Thanksgiving Holiday but will be at Burt-Cobb Community Center at 1011 Franklin Street on Tuesday, December 2nd from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m.   Drawing is the subject of the December 2nd project. We will be using our colored pencils to make Christmas Cards for the wounded soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C. and for those at Fort Campbell. The program is free and open to children ages 7 to 15 with a $5.00 center ID Card.  Adults who want to participate and have the time are welcome to join us.  Call me, Jo Huber, at 931-645-7476 for more information on this project and how you can help!

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the Grand Opening of the 10th Annual Christmas on the Cumberland at the McGregor Park River Walk this Tuesday, November 25th at 6:30 p.m.  The prelude entertainment will kick-off at 5:30 p.m. with Austin Peay State University Honors Brass Quintet and the holiday sounds of  Austin Peay State University Honors Brass Quintet .  The actual lighting ceremony will start at 6:30 p.m. and then the infamous flipping of the switch will reveal all the beautiful decorations featuring over 1 million lights in displays and illuminating trees that will mark the official holiday season at  Austin Peay State University Honors Brass Quintet .  I hear through the grapevine that the Jolly Ole Gent in Red just might appear himself during the opening.


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