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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for August 24th-25th, 2019

 

Tennessee State ParksClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

The upcoming events include: Unknown Realms.

Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave State Park

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Public invited for tour of Cheatham Dam and Powerhouse

 

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNashville, TN – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public for a free tour of Cheatham Dam Lock and Dam and Hydropower Plant in Ashland City, Tennessee, 11:00am Central Time Saturday, September 21st, 2019.

The tour is limited to 45 people. Pre-registration is required for all tour guests, including minors. The deadline to register, provided there are still open slots, is seven business days prior to scheduled tour. Personal information collected during sign-up is used for security background checks.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public for a free tour of Cheatham Dam Lock and Dam and Hydropower Plant on the Cumberland River in Ashland City, Tennessee, 11:00am Central Time Saturday, September 21st, 2019. The project is operated and maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District. (Leon Roberts, USACE)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public for a free tour of Cheatham Dam Lock and Dam and Hydropower Plant on the Cumberland River in Ashland City, Tennessee, 11:00am Central Time Saturday, September 21st, 2019. The project is operated and maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District. (Leon Roberts, USACE)

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Nashville Zoo to hold Second Family Camp Out

 

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Ever wonder what Nashville Zoo is like at night? Now’s your chance to find out at Zzzoofari Slumber set for August 31st- September 1st, 2019. Join the Zoo for a unique camping experience as you sleep under the stars just a short distance away from the snoozing animals.

Zzzoofari Slumber is an overnight camp session for families and escorted children (recommended for ages 4 – 12). Enjoy a variety of activities that include hayrides, carousel and zip line rides (until 7:00pm), inflatables, an animal show, crafts, evening hot dog and marshmallow roast and a full breakfast and admission to the Zoo on Sunday.

Zoofari Slumber. (Amiee Stubbs)

Zoofari Slumber. (Amiee Stubbs)

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable to hold next meeting on August 21st, 2019

 

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Civil War Roundtable announces its August 2019 program and speaker.  The meeting is always open to interested members of the public.

The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, August 21st, 2019  at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Tennova Medical Center.  This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.  The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public.  Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed. 

General George Gordon Meade

General George Gordon Meade

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Clarksville meeting for Woman Suffrage Centennial Celebrations plans set August 29th

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County is gearing up for a year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment extending voting rights to women.

Join us for an informational meeting at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library at 5:30pm on Thursday, August 29th, 2019 to learn more and find out how you can participate in plans for commemorating the role this community played in the Amendment’s ratification

Clarksville Woman Suffrage Centennial Celebrations information meeting to be held at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library on August 29th.

Clarksville Woman Suffrage Centennial Celebrations information meeting to be held at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library on August 29th.

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Montgomery County Parks and Recreation Department to hold Public Meeting on improvements to Merricourt Park, Barksdale Ball Fields

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019, the Montgomery County Parks and Recreation Department will Host a Public Input Meeting on Barksdale Fields and Merricourt Park at 5:30pm.

The meeting is to gather community input on Barksdale Fields and Merricourt Park and to provide a process for public input prior to making improvements at the fields and park.

Merricourt Park Ball Fields.

Merricourt Park Ball Fields.

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American Red Cross in urgent need of Blood Donations

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – With many regular donors delaying giving to take final summer vacations and prepare for school to start, the American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood and platelet donations to help end a summer blood shortage.

Thomas Brown finishes giving blood with American Red Cross staff member Alex White. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

Thomas Brown finishes giving blood with American Red Cross staff member Alex White. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

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Montgomery County to hold Free Narcan Trainings

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Health Council and the Allies For Substance Abuse Prevention of Montgomery County (ASAP) have partnered with the Regional Overdose Prevention Specialists (ROPS) to provide two free Narcan trainings next week. Narcan (brand name for Naloxone) is a medication given as a nasal spray that counters the effects of an opioid overdose.

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Clarksville’s Movies in the Park features “Ready Player One” at Liberty Park, Saturday

 

Clarksville's Movies in the ParkClarksville, TN – On Saturday, August 17th, 2019, Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park, a free, outdoor movie series, will show “Ready Player One” at Liberty Park.

Pre-show activities, coordinated by the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department, will begin at 5:30pm and include a video game trailer equipped with XBox 360, XBox One and Wii stations, provided by U Jumpin’ Foulks. Take a virtual tour or ride a virtual roller coaster courtesy of Austin Peay State University’s GIS Center.

"Ready Player One" to be shown at Movies in the Park this Saturday at Liberty Park.

“Ready Player One” to be shown at Movies in the Park this Saturday at Liberty Park.

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Clarksville Councilwoman Wanda Smith to host Community Conference, August 22nd

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019, Ward 6 Clarksville City Councilwoman Wanda Smith will host a community conference to give citizens an opportunity to meet and interact with Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and several City Department Directors.

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