Topic: Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department
Clarksville, TN – The Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association (TRPA) acknowledged the outstanding achievements of individuals, communities and organizations during the association’s 68th Annual Conference in Chattanooga last week.
The Maynard Glenn Award was presented to Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Kayla Malley for her coordination of the Mayor’s Summer Night Lights program. The award, given annually by TRPA’s Municipal/County Section, is presented to personnel who planned and conducted the most outstanding non-community center recreation program during the past year.
Clarksville, TN – The new Christmas Light Run gives you and your family a unique opportunity to run or walk through Christmas on the Cumberland and support Clarksville’s popular light display. Experience the dazzling lights in a whole new way from 4:00pm-6:00pm, Saturday, December 14th at McGregor Park.
All proceeds will go towards the purchase of new Christmas on the Cumberland light displays!
Registrants can choose to participate in either the one-mile event ($10.00) or the 5K ($20.00) beginning at 4:00pm Online registration can be completed by visiting www.ClarksvilleParksRec.com
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department announces that on Saturday, December 7th, the 60th annual Christmas parade, hosted by the City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Government, will be at 5:00pm in Downtown Clarksville.
The family of the late Mike Robinson, wife Rhonda Robinson and children Bryce, Bayleigh and Carly Robinson, will be this year’s grand marshals. Mike Robinson passed in August from cancer. He was a popular local musician, coach and most importantly a husband and father.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation will host Handmade Holidays, a two-day, indoor juried craft market featuring more than 60 of the best local and independent artists, designers and crafters.
The eighth annual Handmade Holidays will be from 9:00am to 4:00pm, Saturday, November 9th and from noon to 4:00pm, Sunday, November 10th at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.
Shoppers can expect to find seasonal décor, ceramics, woodworking, metalwork, apparel, jewelry, soaps, toys, fabric crafts, candies, edibles, children’s accessories and more.
Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and the American Red Cross will make Kleeman Community Center, 166 Cunningham Lane, available as an overnight emergency shelter through Saturday night.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Fright on Franklin, which had been planned for Saturday, October 26th, has been rescheduled because of the threat of inclement weather.
Fright on Franklin will be from 3:00pm-6:00pm Sunday, October 27th, 2019 in historic downtown Clarksville.
Fright on Franklin, presented by Altra Federal Credit Union, is a free, family-friendly event featuring safe trick-or-treating, a hayride, costume contests and more. Follow the screams (of delight) to an afternoon and evening of fun Halloween-themed activities.
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, October 29th, 2019, the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will host its 3rd barbecue contest “Clarksville BBQ Bash” at 10:00am at Liberty Park located at 1188 Cumberland Drive.
Participating teams comprised of multiple people or an individual from near and far will compete to see who has the best BBQ and for a total of $5,000 in cash prizes! Competitors will cook chicken, pork ribs and pork butt. Interested in competing? Register online at www.CityofClarksville.com/BBQBash by Monday, October 14th, 2019.
Clarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.
With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.
Clarksville, TN – The 2019 September-December Clarksville Parks and Recreation Activity Guide is now available, offering details about more than 100 programs and events, a detailed map showing all 48 of the department’s parks, trails and facilities, and information about rentals for private functions.
The guide also offers information about more than 20 new events and programs from September to December in the City’s parks, recreation centers and pools and includes information about current and upcoming park projects and improvements.
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, September 7th, the 2019 Clarksville Riverfest Regatta took place at the McGregor Park Park Boat Ramp at 1:00pm. Fan-favorite cardboard boat race is celebrating it’s 13th year.
The Riverfest Regatta is not your typical boat race. The boats racing down the Cumberland River were made of cardboard or plastic bottles along with a few other approved materials.
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