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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Kayla Malley earns Maynard Glenn Award

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, 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.

Jamison Sliger, left, and Clarksville Parks and Recreation's Kayla Malley

Jamison Sliger, left, and Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Kayla Malley

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold Christmas Light Run December 14th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, 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

Christmas Light Run proceeds will be used to purchase new light displays for Christmas on the Cumberland.

Christmas Light Run proceeds will be used to purchase new light displays for Christmas on the Cumberland.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Christmas Parade to be held December 7th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, 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.

Annual Clarksville Christmas Parade in Downtown Clarksville.

Annual Clarksville Christmas Parade in Downtown Clarksville.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold Handmade Holiday, November 9th-10th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, 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 Parks and Recreation's Handmade Holidays.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Handmade Holidays.

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City of Clarksville, American Red Cross to provide Emergency Shelter through Saturday night

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, 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.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Fright on Franklin rescheduled to October 27th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, 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.

Fright on Franklin to be held in Downtown Clarksville on Sunday, October 27th.

Fright on Franklin to be held in Downtown Clarksville on Sunday, October 27th.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold Clarksville BBQ Bash at Liberty Park next Saturday

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, 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.

The Clarksville BBQ Bash hosted by the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will be held at Liberty Park on Saturday, October 29th.

The Clarksville BBQ Bash hosted by the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will be held at Liberty Park on Saturday, October 29th.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held October 4th, 2019

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, 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.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation 2019 September-December Activity Guide now available

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, 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.

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Clarksville’s Riverfest kicked Saturday off with Regatta Boat Race

 

RiverFest 2019Clarksville, 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.

27 Teams took part in the 2019 Riverfest Regatta.

27 Teams took part in the 2019 Riverfest Regatta.

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