536 results for 'Community Updates'

Towne Centre Theatre – Auditions for “You Can’t Take it With You”

Towne Centre Theatre – Auditions for “You Can’t Take it With You”

STAY COOL WITH A SUMMER SEASON PASS

STAY COOL WITH A SUMMER SEASON PASS

Only $150 for Williamson residents A summer season pass from the Williamson County Parks and Recreation (WCPR) department can keep your family cool all summer long! WCPR offers a $150 summer season pass (in-county rate) which includes outdoor pool use for individuals and families, plus access to indoor amenities at the Franklin, Fairview, Longview and […]

INAUGURAL INCLUSIVE KINDERGARTEN CLASSROOM BRINGS HOPE TO ALL STUDENTS

INAUGURAL INCLUSIVE KINDERGARTEN CLASSROOM BRINGS HOPE TO ALL STUDENTS

Franklin, TN – Nonprofit High Hopes Development Center announces inaugural state approved inclusive kindergarten classroom for the 2018-2019 school year. The Kindergarten at High Hopes will utilize the same inclusive model as their 34-year old nonprofit preschool. Approximately 40% of the students at High Hopes have a developmental delay or diagnosed special need and are […]

Pet of the Week- Barker

Pet of the Week- Barker

Are you someone who roots for the underdog? When Barker first came to the shelter, he was terrified of everything. It appears he spent most of his life in a crate, so the whole world was overwhelming to him. However, with the help of his human buddies, he is learning what it means to enjoy life! Barker […]

TWO KITTENS ARE BETTER THAN ONE!

TWO KITTENS ARE BETTER THAN ONE!

Huge kitten influx prompts BOGO adoptions Williamson County Animal Center in Franklin is overflowing with adoptable kittens. To promote adoption and relieve overcrowding, the shelter is offering $10 kitten adoptions with a free second kitten. Adopt a sweet kitten and get a built-in playmate included in the adoption! After all, studies have shown that kittens […]

THERAPEUTIC RECREATION PROGRAMS

THERAPEUTIC RECREATION PROGRAMS

Bingo and Reverse Charades Planned for June The Therapeutic Recreation programs offered by Williamson County Parks and Recreation provide year-round leisure activities for individuals with developmental disabilities. Therapeutic programs are led by Therapeutic Recreation Specialists who assist people with disabilities to develop skills and knowledge for daily living and community involvement.  Recreation Specialists conduct monthly […]

Outdoor Pools will be Open on July 4

Outdoor Pools will be Open on July 4

Williamson County Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce that the department’s four outdoor pools and Splash Park will be open on Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (weather permitting).  Outdoor pools are located at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd.; the Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill, […]

PLA MEDIA NOMINATED AS TOP PR FIRM BY NASHVILLE BUSINESS JOURNAL

PLA MEDIA NOMINATED AS TOP PR FIRM BY NASHVILLE BUSINESS JOURNAL

Nashville public relations and marketing firm, PLA Media, has been nominated as a 2018 Top Public Relations Firm by the Nashville Business Journal.    This is not the only recognition PLA Media has received recently. Earlier this year, the firm was distinguished with Acquisition International Magazine’s (AI) 2018 Global Excellence Award for “Best PR & […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee Youth Gain in Literacy through Personalized Learning

Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee Youth Gain in Literacy through Personalized Learning

NASHVILLE, TN (06/15/18) – For 115 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee (BGCMT) has prevailed as a youth-development leader by meeting youth where they need them most. At this time, one of the most significant challenges for Middle Tennessee youth is literacy. Only one in three third-grade students are reading on grade level. […]

Priscilla Kirkpatrick Awarded Leadership Franklin Scholarship

Priscilla Kirkpatrick Awarded Leadership Franklin Scholarship

Franklin, TN – Leadership Franklin has awarded its 2018 Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to Priscilla Kirkpatrick, a recent graduate of Franklin High School. She plans to attend Samford University beginning this fall.   At Franklin High School, Kirkpatrick was a member of the tennis and swimming teams. An honor student, she was also […]

STAY COOL WITH A SUMMER SEASON PASS

STAY COOL WITH A SUMMER SEASON PASS

Only $150 for Williamson residents A summer season pass from the Williamson County Parks and Recreation (WCPR) department can keep your family cool all summer long! WCPR offers a $150 summer season pass (in-county rate) which includes outdoor pool use for individuals and families, plus access to indoor amenities at the Franklin, TN, Fairview, Longview […]

HERITAGE FOUNDATION HOSTS PRESERVATION SYMPOSIUM

HERITAGE FOUNDATION HOSTS PRESERVATION SYMPOSIUM

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Preservation enthusiasts and community members gathered on Saturday, June 2 at Williamson County Enrichment Center for the first-annual New Preservation Directions Symposium hosted by the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN and presented by Renasant Bank. The symposium is part of an initiative by the Heritage Foundation to increase educational programming for […]

Fall Tennis League Registration Now Open

Fall Tennis League Registration Now Open

Leagues start mid-August The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department announces registration for fall indoor and outdoor tennis leagues.  Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles will be offered for men and women.  Choose from morning or evening indoor leagues at the Indoor Sports Complex, 920 Heritage Way in Brentwood, TN or an outdoor league at the […]

Brentwood Farmer’s Market Inaugural Season Begins Thursday at CityPark Brentwood

Brentwood Farmer’s Market Inaugural Season Begins Thursday at CityPark Brentwood

(FRANKLIN, Tenn.) June 5, 2018 – The Brentwood Farmer’s Market will kick off its inaugural seasonal farmers market on Thursday, June 7th in the CityPark Brentwood community. The Brentwood Farmer’s Market will operate every Thursday from 4:00-7:00 pm, June 7th through August 30th. CityPark Brentwood is located at the intersection Franklin Road and Executive Center Drive, and the Brentwood […]

Franklin Art Scene celebrates the Dog Days of Summer last Friday

Franklin Art Scene celebrates the Dog Days of Summer last Friday

Franklin Art Scene returned on Friday, June 1 to celebrate canine companions and the one-year anniversary of Better Cities for Pets, a partnership with Mars Petcare. In honor of the partnership, Mars sponsored a photographer at Outdoor Classic Structures for visitors and their four-legged friends to take an animal portrait. Several sites throughout the crawl […]