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June 2, 2014

Parks & Rec Weekly Report sets Toddlers Splash, Daddy/Daughter Date

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Clarksville Parks & Recreation shares the following information with the public in its latest weekly report. Just in time for summer fun, special events are in store. 

New Providence Pool to host event just for toddlers! 

Don’t miss the next Toddler Splash Pool Party on Wednesday, June 4.  This monthly event for children ages 5-years-old and younger, takes place on the first Wednesday of every month from 10 a.m. to noon at the New Providence Pool, located at 166 Cunningham Lane thru August.

At Toddler Splash, kids can enjoy water games, crafts and other seasonal fun!  Cost to attend is $3 per person, including adults.  A parent or adult guardian must accompany toddlers in the water.  This event will allow youngsters to enjoy getting acquainted with the water or practicing previously learned water safety skills.

Ft. Defiance Intreprtv Ctr-copyFriends of Fort Defiance Gear up for Annual Fundraising Event

The Friends of Fort Defiance is excited to announce the date for this year’s ‘March to the Past’  fundraising event:   Saturday, June 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center. 

Live demonstrations of quilting, firing, clothing, and medicine will be sure to give the community a clear depiction of the Civil War era.  Along with these demonstrations, several games and activities for children will take place. 

Be sure to bring your appetite as hot dogs and baked goods will be available for purchase to support Fort Defiance. 

March to the Past is sponsored by Friends of Fort Defiance, Baxter’s Battery and Porter’s Battery.


Clarksville’s Riverfest now accepting Entertainer Applications

The 27th annual Riverfest, held along the banks of the Cumberland River at McGregor Park in Clarksville, Tennessee, is currently accepting applications for vendors and entertainers. 

Entertainers interested in being considered for an opening time slot on one of our stages must submit the following information by midnight on June 16, 2014: two songs, a photo, biographical & contact information. Applications will not be considered without ALL of these items. Submissions after the above date will not be accepted. We will respond within a few days letting you know that we received your submission. 

Please submit your information to If you would rather submit hard copies of your submission package, please mail to: 

Clarksville Parks & Recreation 

Attn: Riverfest Entertainment 

102 Public Square 

Clarksville, TN 37042 

Please send ALL information in ONE email (or one package) to ensure your full submission package is received.


DDD LOGOParks & Recreation Department offers Daddy-Daughter Date Night       

The City of Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department will be offering a memorable evening for dad and daughter couples on Thursday, June 19. Dinner and dancing will take place at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center, 1190 Cumberland Dr., Clarksville, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. that evening. Each daughter will receive a corsage and a photographer will be on-site for photos.

Daddy-daughter couples must pre-register and can do so at, or by calling (931) 645-7476, or dropping by the Parks & Recreation Department, 102 Public Square. Tickets are $25 per daddy-daughter couple and $10 for each additional daughter.


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