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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to reopen many Facilities, June 1st

 

City of Clarksville, Montgomery County enter Next Phase of Plans to bring back Fun and Games

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Many, but not all, Clarksville Parks and Recreation and Montgomery County Parks facilities and amenities will reopen Monday, June 1st, 2020 as the community enters the next phase of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reopening process.

Rental facilities, such as park pavilions, Wilma Rudolph Event Center, and Freedom Point will begin taking reservations. Each facility will have its own guidelines for maximum capacity, and social distancing will be required during events that use these facilities.

Clarksville Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown Market

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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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Building Entrepreneurship in Clarksville

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, Ward 2 City Councilman Vondell Richmond and an assortment of local leaders want to jumpstart the community’s focus on entrepreneurship and small business development.

Pitts hosted a Mayor’s Business Luncheon last week at Freedom Point, and Richmond led the group of about 50 participants in a discussion about building a more vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem in Clarksville.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts speaks at a luncheon on small business development.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts speaks at a luncheon on small business development.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Clarksville Film Festival registration deadline February 14th

 

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Can you make an awesome film using an iPhone? Do you animate or use stop motion?

Clarksville Parks and Recreation has partnered with the Roxy Regional Theatre to give aspiring and professional filmmakers the opportunity to showcase their talents on the big screen as part of the Clarksville Film Festival scheduled for February 15th-17th, 2019.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation seeks filmmakers for Clarksville Film Festival

 

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Can you make an awesome film using an iPhone? Do you animate or use stop motion?

Clarksville Parks and Recreation has partnered with the Roxy Regional Theatre to give aspiring and professional filmmakers the opportunity to showcase their talents on the big screen as part of the Clarksville Film Festival scheduled for February 15th-17th.

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Clarksville, Austin Peay State University host 2018 Tennessee Arts & Arts Education Conference

 

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Tennessee Arts Commission event draws arts leaders

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan welcomed more than 200 arts administrators, educators and artists from across Tennessee to Clarksville for two days of learning and sharing.

The Tennessee Arts Commission is presenting the 2018 Tennessee Arts & Arts Education Conference, Design Thinking: A Pathway to Innovation in the Arts.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, AHDC Director Ellen Kanervo and Anne Pope, executive director of the Tennessee Arts Commission, gathered Wednesday to greet an arts conference reception audience at the Customs House Museum.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, AHDC Director Ellen Kanervo and Anne Pope, executive director of the Tennessee Arts Commission, gathered Wednesday to greet an arts conference reception audience at the Customs House Museum.

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Clarksville to unveil Pat Head Summitt statue, life-story display, Friday

 

Honoring a Champion. Inspiring Greatness

Pat Head Summitt Legacy PlazaClarksville, TN – Through the keen eyes of a sculptor, an architect and an exhibit designer, the Pat Head Summitt Legacy Plaza has come to life at Freedom Point.

A bronze statue of Coach Summitt, hometown hero and legendary University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach, and an interpretative display of her life story will be dedicated at 3:00pm Friday, June 15th, 2018 in Clarksville’s Liberty Park.

“Though her famous ‘stare’ may be missing, our sculpture hopes to embody her passion and fire,” said Brett Grill, sculptor of the Coach Summitt statue. “She was a rare talent, quickly ascending to the highest reaches of her field, which she dominated throughout her career.”

Landscape and construction are now complete at the Pat Head Summitt Legacy Plaza at Freedom Point. A bronze statue of Coach Summitt, hometown hero and legendary University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach, and an interpretative display of her life story will be dedicated at 3:00pmFriday, June 15th in Clarksville's Liberty Park.

Landscape and construction are now complete at the Pat Head Summitt Legacy Plaza at Freedom Point. A bronze statue of Coach Summitt, hometown hero and legendary University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach, and an interpretative display of her life story will be dedicated at 3:00pmFriday, June 15th in Clarksville’s Liberty Park.

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