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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Predator decoys battle geese at Liberty Park

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Liberty Park is a great place for picnics, exercise, playtime, and to enjoy nature, but the geese that typically migrate in and out of the area are making the park their full-time home and causing problems for park patrons a...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

City to host Independence Day celebration

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The City of Clarksville will present its annual Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 3 at Liberty Park. The free event will include a live concert, activities and a fireworks show.

Liberty Park will open at 5 p.m. w...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Movies in the Park returns June 12 with ‘Sing’

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation announces its second Movies in the Park event of the season presented by Kyrstin Frate with Keller Williams. 

“Sing” will be shown on Saturday, June 12 at Herita...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Liberty Park Pond to close for Fishing Rodeo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency (TWRA) Youth Fishing Rodeo will take place Saturday, June 12 at the Liberty Park pond. Effective Friday, June 4, the pond will be closed to public fishing in preparation for the event. ...

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Posted on: May 29, 2021

Queen City Road Race winners announced

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The annual Queen City Road Race returned as an in-person event on Saturday, May 29 at Liberty Park.

The race, which is traditionally held at Austin Peay State University, changed venues and featured a 10K, 5K, and one-mile ro...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Queen City Road Race returns as an in-person event

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The annual Queen City Road Race returns as an in-person event from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 29 at Liberty Park.

The event, which is traditionally held at Austin Peay State University, will change venues and feature a 1...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Fort Defiance to host Civil War Medical Display

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation will host its annual Civil War Medical display from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 29 at Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center.

This free, educational event is open to the...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Outdoor pool season returns May 29

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Summer break, warm weather, and pool season are right around the corner! Clarksville Parks & Recreation will reopen all public swimming pools and splash pads on May 29, 2021.

Each pool will return to full capacity but with new hour...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Clarksville Downtown Market opens May 15

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – After being voted the 2020 No. 1 Market in America by the American Farmland Trust, the Clarksville Downtown Market will have its 2021 grand opening at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 15 at Public Square. The first 1,000 guests will ...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Fort Defiance to host March to the Past

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Ever wondered what 19th century life was like? Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center will host March to the Past  from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 8 to give you a glimpse into that time.

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Riverfest applications being accepted

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The City of Clarksville’s 33rd annual Riverfest will return to an in-person event Sept. 9-11. Applications for vendors, entertainers, artists and more are being accepted at ClarksvilleRiverfest.com through June 11....

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Fun with Fido returns to Liberty Park

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Have a dog that loves to socialize? Clarksville Parks & Recreation will host Fun with Fido, presented by Riley’s Pet Market, from 7 a.m to 11 a.m. on May 8 at King’s Run Bark Park in Liberty Park.

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Mayor's Summer Night Lights seeks partners

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation is seeking organizations and volunteers for the Mayor’s Summer Night Lights, an annual program that provides purposeful, positive and popular activities for young people.

The progr...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Movies in the Park to return

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation has announced the return of Movies in the Park, presented by Kyrstin Frate of Keller Williams Realty. The popular event series is set to feature a movie each month at dusk from May through ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

City to celebrate new Red River East Trailhead

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The City of Clarksville will celebrate National Trails Day by hosting a grand opening of the new Red River East Trailhead from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 24 at 820 Kraft Street.

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Riverboat to dock at McGregor Park

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The American Duchess riverboat will dock at the McGregor Park boat ramp on Sunday, April 11 and depart on Tuesday, April 13 as part of a private cruise along the Cumberland River. River access via the boat ramp will be tempo...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Clarksville to assist ‘Plant a Tree for Tennessee’

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The City of Clarksville is partnering with the Tennessee Environmental Council to help distribute bare-root seedlings for the “Plant a Tree for Tennessee” event from 9 a.m. to noon at Edith Pettus Park on...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

City tennis facilities receive USTA Tennessee grant

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Swan Lake Tennis Complex at 2002 Sanders Road received significant equipment upgrades thanks to a $10,000 grant from the United States Tennis Association Tennessee that will be split between the City of Clarksville and A...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Parks & Recreation to host Escape Room game

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Can you crack codes, solve riddles, or find clues? Clarksville Parks & Recreation is inviting the public to participate in the first-ever Burt-Cobb Break Out: Escape Room!

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Filmmakers sought for Clarksville Film Festival

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Do you dream of being a Hollywood director? Do you have a talent for cinematography? Clarksville Parks and Recreation is looking for you and your team to compete in the Clarksville Film Festival, sponsored...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Parks & Recreation to close some facilities

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Parks & Recreation will close some indoor facilities and its main office to the public until Jan. 21, 2021, as part of the City’s efforts to follow Executive Order No. 70 issued b...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Billy Dunlop Park renovation earns award

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Parks & Recreation received a Four Star Award from the Tennessee Recreation & Parks Association for renovation of the pavilion at Billy Dunlop Park.

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Christmas Parade will be a drive-through experience

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The 2020 Clarksville Christmas Parade will be a drive-through experience because of the COVID-19 pandemic, City of Clarksville City Montgomery County officials announced after deliberating how to continue the tradition while...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Downtown Market wins ‘#1 Market in America’

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The best place to live in America now has the “#1 Market in America.”

The Clarksville Downtown Market presented by CDE Lightband was crowned the overall “People’s Choice” winn...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

2020 Christmas Parade planning begins

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Planning for the 2020 Clarksville Christmas Parade, scheduled for  Saturday, Dec. 5, in Downtown Clarksville, is in full swing, and the public is being asked to decide on critical pieces of the event.

Each year, the ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Riverfest Regatta and Virtual Talent Show winners announced

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CLARKSVILLE, Tennessee. – With the COVID-19 pandemic still having a widespread impact, Clarksville Parks & Recreation adapted the traditional three-day Riverfest celebration into nearly two weeks of in-person and virtual events.

The 13th annu...

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