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2016 Garden Tour set for June 18th

 

Montgomery County Master Gardeners AssociationMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Master Gardeners Association will be hosting the 2016 Garden Tour on June 18th from 9:00am till 3:00pm. Six gardens will be available to view with Master Gardeners at all sites to assist and answer questions.

It is a self-guided tour which also offers a variety of crafts, yard art, birdhouses, herbs and plants at the different gardens.

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Nashville Zoo Senior Day to be held Wednesday, October 7th

 

Enjoy Free Admission to the Zoo Courtesy of Cigna-HealthSpring

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Older adults are invited to enjoy free admission at Nashville Zoo courtesy of Cigna-HealthSpring, Wednesday, October 7th. Adults ages 65 and older will receive a complimentary Zoo admission, parking validation and a $5.00 concessions voucher.

Senior Day activities will take place throughout the Zoo from 9:00am to 4:00pm. The young and young-at-heart can enjoy special keeper talks, rides on the Wild Animal Carousel and interactive encounters with outreach animals along the Zoo paths. Additionally, Cigna-HealthSpring and several of its local partners will be on hand at the centrally-located Jungle Terrace area to provide educational materials, offer wellness information and answer questions.

Nashville Zoo Senior Day. (Amiee Stubbs)

Nashville Zoo Senior Day. (Amiee Stubbs)

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Nashville Zoo to hold Senior Day June 3rd

 

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – The senior community is invited to enjoy free admission to the Nashville Zoo courtesy of Cigna-HealthSpring. The biannual Senior Day scheduled for Wednesday, June 3rd offers adults ages 65 and older complimentary Zoo admission along with parking validation and a $5.00 concessions voucher.

Senior Day activities will take place throughout the Zoo from 9:00am to 4:00pm. The young and young-at-heart can enjoy special keeper talks, rides on the Wild Animal Carousel and unique, interactive encounters with outreach animals along the Zoo paths and in the Jungle Terrace area.

Seniors Invited to Enjoy Free Admission to the Nashville Zoo Courtesy of Cigna-HealthSpring. (Amiee Stubbs)

Seniors Invited to Enjoy Free Admission to the Nashville Zoo Courtesy of Cigna-HealthSpring. (Amiee Stubbs)

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2015 National Memorial Day Concert Sunday Night on PBS

 

An American Tradition Honoring Our Service Members
Live on PBS from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol

PBSWashington, D.C. – Tune in Sunday, May 24th, on PBS from 7:00pm to 8:30pm CT for the 2015 National Memorial Day Concert, featuring Nick Fradiani, Gloria Estefan, General Colin L. Powell (Ret.), Laurence Fishburne, Esai Morales, Tessanne Chin, Stefanie Scott, Jason Dolley, Laura Benanti, Katherine Jenkins, Russell Watson, Jack Everly and more.

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NPT Reports: “Children’s Health Crisis – Family Health” airs Friday, June 14th

 

Premiere kicks off with screening at Fatherhood Summit at LP Field, hosted by Metro Health Department’s New Life Program

NPT - Nashville Public TelevisionNashville, TN – With 35 percent of U.S. children living in a single parent household and one in 20 children in Tennessee being raised by a grandparent, it is clear the typical American family is no longer typical.

In “NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis – Family Health”—the seventh installment in NPT’s Emmy® Award-winning series—the documentary explores the role shifting family structures play in the health of Tennessee children.

NPT reports Children's Health Crisis

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation celebrates National Kids to Parks Day with two fun events

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Saturday, May 18th is National Kids to Parks Day! The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is celebrating with two events that can get children out of the house and having a ball.

The Spring Family Campout will be held Saturday, May 18th at Billy Dunlop Park, located at 1930 East Boy Scout Road.  Families can camp overnight at the park for only $20.00 per family, up to six members, or $5.00 per individual.  Dinner and breakfast will be provided and pre-registration is required at recpro.cityofclarksville.com. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville’s Civil War Story to Air on NPT2

 

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Clarksville, TN – “Crossroads of Change, Clarksville, Tennessee 1861-1865,” a locally-produced video providing a perspective of the impact of the Civil War upon Clarksville and its inhabitants during the years 1861 to 1865, will air on Nashville Public Television’s alternate channel, NPT2, on Saturday, October 22nd at 8:30pm, and Sunday, October 23rd at 4:30pm.

The program is part of the Tennessee Channel, a four-hour block of programming featuring programs about the life of our state, which broadcasts simultaneously to all six public television networks across Tennessee.

Actor Keith McCoy portrays a member of the US Colored Troops in this scene from “Crossroads of Change, Clarksville, Tennessee 1861-1865.” The video was researched, written and filmed in Montgomery County and is based on local journals and diaries of the Civil War era.

Actor Keith McCoy portrays a member of the US Colored Troops in this scene from “Crossroads of Change, Clarksville, Tennessee 1861-1865.” The video was researched, written and filmed in Montgomery County and is based on local journals and diaries of the Civil War era.

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PBS to Broadcast ‘Aretha Franklin presents Soul Rewind’

 

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New “My Music” Pledge Special Celebrates Classic ’60s & ’70s Soul Featuring Rare Performances of the Greatest R&B Hits of All Time Plus Aretha Franklin’s Personal Stories and Handpicked Favorite Songs

Pittsburgh, PA — TJL announced today that PBS will broadcast ARETHA FRANKLIN PRESENTS SOUL REWIND throughout the August and September pledge periods. Hosted by the Queen of Soul herself, the special offers an abundance of long-lost archival material that has been recovered from film vaults across the United States, England, Germany and France – yielding a treasure trove of precious and vital footage.

Prolific producer TJ Lubinsky’s latest installment of PBS’ popular “My Music” series represents the culmination of many years of research and planning that has led to the assemblage of the most comprehensive collection of rare performances by legendary R&B artists from the classic 1960s-1970s soul era culled from non-American TV sources in Germany, Japan and the UK. «Read the rest of this article»

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Get free passes to attend a taping of “Legends and Lyrics”!

 
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Roger McGuinn (The Byrds)

LEGENDS & LYRICS is a unique musical performance series showcasing the art of songwriting. Each show is a mixture of famous recording artists who write their own hits as well as the professional song poets who supply hit songs for others.

The producers of LEGENDS & LYRICS have invited Nashville Public Television viewers to attend free tapings of the show in Nashville, Friday, February 20 through Monday, February 23.

Eight shows will be filmed in Nashville at the historic Grand Masonic Lodge on the corner of Broadway and Seventh Avenue. Two shows will be filmed each day featuring three songwriters in an “in-the-round” setting. Each show will also feature a “Rising Star.” «Read the rest of this article»

 

“Christmas at Belmont” ~~ a gift of music

 

Belmont University is a fairly close neighbor to the residents of Clarksville; it’s only a 45 minute drive to the campus. It’s  reknown for its academic standards and is ranked annually as one of the state’s and the nation’s most outstanding educational institutions.

Belmont University brightens our lives and renews hope through its music and education programs. throughout the year the students and faculty give performances that re unequaled in quality. Their tradition of blessing the community with music is especially realized during the Christmas season. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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