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Clarksville Parks and Recreation invites public to design workshop for inclusive playground

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is inviting citizens to participate in a two-day workshop on the design of a proposed new inclusive playground at the Clarksville Athletic Complex at Exit 8.

The workshop is from 6:00pm-7:30pm on January 16th at Freedom Point. The purpose is to show the community what inclusive play looks like and to gather ideas, thoughts and visions about how a new inclusive park could take shape in the Athletic Complex, which is in the design phase.

The goal is to formulate a path forward based on input from the community to create a playground for everyone to enjoy.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department workshop will brainstorm design of potential playground at Exit 8 Clarksville Athletic Complex.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department workshop will brainstorm design of potential playground at Exit 8 Clarksville Athletic Complex.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation seeks Filmmakers for Clarksville Film Festival

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Do you dream of being a Hollywood director? Do you have a talent for cinematography? The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is looking for you and your team to compete in the Clarksville Film Festival, sponsored by CDE Lightband.

“We know Clarksville has some amazing artists and we’re really hoping to see their talents,” said Maggie Houts, Event Planning Specialist for Clarksville Parks and Recreation. “It doesn’t matter if you have the best gear or just your phone. We are looking for filmmakers who can create a captivating story in 52 hours or less.”

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation reports rising waters close some Parks, Events

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department says that due to heavy rain and rising waters on the Cumberland River and its tributaries, these City of Clarksville parks will be closed until further notice.

Liberty Park and Freedom Point, with the exception of the Wilma Rudolph Event Center and Liberty Park Grill.

Clarksville Marina.

Clarksville Greenway from Pollard Road trailhead to the water treatment plant.

Flooding affects Liberty Park, Greenway, Christmas on the Cumberland light display.

Flooding affects Liberty Park, Greenway, Christmas on the Cumberland light display.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation now forming Spring Adult Softball leagues

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up for spring adult softball with leagues open to men and women ages 18 and older.

League play takes place at Heritage Park Softball Complex, 1241 Peachers Mill Road. Games will be weekly and include the following leagues: Men’s, True Co-Ed (equal men and women), Men’s 45 & over, Co-Ed (at least two women) and Women’s.

To ensure your team gets a spot in the league, a team registration fee of $100.00 is due by February 14th.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation now accepting Spring Adult Softball League registrations.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation now accepting Spring Adult Softball League registrations.

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City of Clarksville offers Christmas Tree Recycling

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Beginning Thursday, December 26th, 2019, the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department’s Forestry Division, the Clarksville Tree Board, and the Clarksville Department of Electricity (CDE) will offer Clarksville residents fresh-cut Christmas tree recycling at Heritage Park.

Residents can drop off their undecorated, unbagged, fresh-cut Christmas trees during park hours, dawn until dusk, through Sunday, January 12th. Trees can be left in the designated taped off area of Heritage Park’s soccer parking area.

Residents urged to drop off trees at Heritage Park starting December 26th.

Residents urged to drop off trees at Heritage Park starting December 26th.

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Clarksville Park and Recreation’s Christmas on the Cumberland continues through January 1st

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s popular lighted walk through event, Christmas on the Cumberland continues now through January 1st, 2020. Bring your family, relatives and friends down to the McGregor Park RiverWalk to enjoy the festive lighting displays.

Christmas on the Cumberland is open nightly from 5:00pm-10:00pm, Sunday through Thursday and 5:00pm-11:00pm, Fridays and Saturdays through January 1st, 2020.

Admission is free.

Clarksville's Christmas on the Cumberland.

Clarksville’s Christmas on the Cumberland.

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, Our First Year in Office

 

Busy 12 months yielded better intergovernmental relations, smoother budgeting, and several new departmental leaders

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts’ first year in office has produced dramatic improvements in local intergovernmental cooperation, effective hiring of several new departmental leaders, smooth deliberation and adoption of the 2020-21 Fiscal Year budget, and a strong focus on communicating with citizens.

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Tennessee Comptroller’s Office reports More Than $3.5 Million in Misused Public Money Remains Uncollected

 

Tennessee Comptroller of the TreasuryNashville, TN – The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office remains committed to uncovering and tracking the theft and misuse of public money. Two new reports show that local governments continue to be short millions of dollars.

The 2018 Report of Cash Shortages in Tennessee’s 95 county governments updates the amounts of cash shortages and thefts as of June 30th, 2018. The report details money that went missing during the 2018 fiscal year, as well as previous fiscal years.

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Clarksville Christmas Parade delights thousands

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s 60th annual Christmas parade, hosted by the City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Government, took place Saturday, December 7th, 2019 delighting thousands as it worked its way from the Austin Peay State University campus through the streets of downtown.

Leading this year’s parade, which featured about 180 entries, was the family of the late Mike Robinson. His wife Rhonda, and children Bryce, Bayleigh and Carly, were this year’s grand marshals. A beloved local music legend and family man, Mike Robinson lost his long battle with cancer in August of 2019.

Clarksville held its 60th annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 7th, 2019.

Clarksville held its 60th annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 7th, 2019.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces 8th Annual Chocolate Affair set for February 1st

 

Chocolate AffairClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Chocolate Affair will be held on Saturday, February 1st, 2020. The Chocolate Affair is a ticketed event that takes place at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

More than 15 local and national business vendors will provide bite-sized sweet and savory samples that include chocolate in some form or fashion.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Chocolate Affair will sell out fast so buy yours today!

Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Chocolate Affair will sell out fast so buy yours today!

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