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Clarksville Parks and Recreation makes adjustments to Riverfest due to COVID-19

 

RiverFest 2019Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is adapting the traditional three-day Riverfest celebration into nearly two weeks of in-person and virtual events with the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic still having a widespread impact.

“Riverfest is our biggest event, and we know our community looks forward to it,” said Jennifer Letourneau, Clarksville Parks and Recreation Director. “We’ve been meeting and discussing possible ways to bring this event to life even if it looks different this year.”

Multiple events will replace traditional festival

Multiple events will replace traditional festival

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Austin Peay State University reopens ‘Spectacle’ exhibit with renewed examination of life with and without sports

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The New Gallery at Austin Peay State University (APSU), with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the Department of Art + Design, is pleased to reopen Spectacle to kick off the 2020-21 exhibition season.

Spectacle was closed early due to concerns about the spread COVID-19 Coronavirus back in March, but it has remained installed in The New Gallery.

"Spectacle" reopens at Austin Peay State University on August 19th (APSU).

“Spectacle” reopens at Austin Peay State University on August 19th (APSU).

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Fort Campbell Chaplains Office to hold Excess Equipment Sale, August 5th-6th

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The Fort Campbell Chaplains Office will host a sale of excess chapel equipment 10:00am-4:00pm August 5th and 6th, 2020 at Liberty Chapel, 3111 Bastogne Avenue.

The equipment available includes music soundboards, speakers and televisions.

Representatives of local churches will have the first opportunity to purchase any of the items August 5th. The following day, August 6th, the items will be available to anyone who has access to Fort Campbell.

Entrance sign near the incoming lane outside of Gate 4 at Fort Campbell, KY.  (Sam Shore)

Entrance sign near the incoming lane outside of Gate 4 at Fort Campbell, KY. (Sam Shore)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Back to School Splash set for August 1st

 

Pool Parties include distribution of School Supplies

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation is helping children gear up for the new school year with the return of the Back to School Splash.

Students, grades K-12, are invited to enjoy low-cost pool parties where they will receive a backpack full of school supplies. Hot dogs, chips, and a drink will be served to students and parents.

“We’re excited to be hosting the Back to School Splash again this year,” said Kimberly Gilbert, Aquatics Superintendent for Clarksville Parks and Recreation.

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Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic, Customs House Museum Team Up for 2nd Annual Art Show

 

Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at CenterstoneClarksville, TN – The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Centerstone is calling all veteran and military family member artists to be a part of its 2nd Annual Cohen Clinic at Centerstone Community Art Show. 

The clinic, which provides accessible mental health care to Veterans and their loved ones officially opened its doors in Clarksville, Tennessee two years ago.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Montgomery County Commission Informal Meeting in July to be Closed to Public Attendance

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – In accordance with the Governor’s Executive Orders No. 16 and 51, regarding limiting gatherings to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus, and allowing public meetings to take place by electronic means; the Informal County Commission meeting scheduled on July 6th, 2020 at 6:00pm will be conducted in-person for Montgomery County Commissioners only.

The public will not be allowed in the meeting room.

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Clarksville Downtown Market to hold Military Appreciation Day

 

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Downtown Market will host a Military Appreciation Day on Saturday, June 27th, 2020. All active duty, veterans, and retired military members with a valid military ID will have the opportunity to:

Receive a free market T-shirt by visiting the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department tent, receive discounts from participating vendors and sign up to win a handmade American flag wood sign from 1911 Custom Flags. 

Service members will receive discounts from participating vendors at the Clarksville Downtown Market this Saturday.

Service members will receive discounts from participating vendors at the Clarksville Downtown Market this Saturday.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department to hold several Independence Day programs

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s Independence Day celebration will look different this year amid health concerns from the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

While no fireworks celebration is planned, The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is preparing multiple events and activities leading up to Independence Day.

Events include: Toddler Fourth of July Craft Class, Independence Day Attire creation, Yankee Doodle Dandy Crafts & Snacks, Star-Spangled Family Non-Cooking Class and the Firecracker Virtual 5K.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department to replace traditional celebrations with Family and Virtual Activities.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department to replace traditional celebrations with Family and Virtual Activities.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Billy Dunlop Park to reopen after Renovations

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold Billy Dunlop Park ribbon cutting ceremony on June 24th.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – After a 6-month renovation project, Clarksville’s Billy Dunlop Park will reopen with an improved pavilion and extensive landscaping designed to protect the riverbank from erosion.

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will host a ribbon-cutting event on Wednesday, June 24th, 2020 at 9:00am at the park, 1930 East Boyscout Road. After the ceremony, the park will be reopened to the public.

Visitors will find major improvements to the park’s large pavilion, which got structural repairs, a new roof, siding and stone pillars. Other upgrades include new picnic tables, a grill and modern, fully accessible restrooms.

The renovated pavilion at Billy Dunlop Park now has modern, fully accessible restrooms.

The renovated pavilion at Billy Dunlop Park now has modern, fully accessible restrooms.

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City of Clarksville to hold virtual “Forum on Race & Justice” discussion

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville will host a “Forum on Race & Justice” featuring a moderated discussion among leaders of government, law enforcement and faith-based organizations.

The virtual town hall event will be from 5:00pm-6:30pm on Tuesday, June 30th, 2020. It will be live streamed from the City Council Chambers on CDE Lightband Channel 3 and online at www.cityofclarksville.com

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