303 results for 'Community Updates'

Four Local Students Selected for the Nashville Symphony’s Accelerando Music Education Initiative

Four Local Students Selected for the Nashville Symphony’s Accelerando Music Education Initiative

Nashville, Tenn. (August 18, 2017) – The Nashville Symphony has announced that four local students have been selected for the second class of Accelerando, the groundbreaking music education initiative designed to facilitate the studies of gifted young musicians from diverse backgrounds and prepare them for careers in music.   All from Middle Tennessee, the students […]

TOM LAWRENCE JOINS ROSTER AT LANDMARK COMMUNITY BANK’S FRANKLIN BRANCH

TOM LAWRENCE JOINS ROSTER AT LANDMARK COMMUNITY BANK’S FRANKLIN BRANCH

TOM LAWRENCE JOINS ROSTER AT LANDMARK COMMUNITY BANK’S FRANKLIN BRANCH Longtime Radio Personality Will Serve as Community Liaison, Focused on Local Relationships FRANKLIN, TN – For more than 40 years, Tom Lawrence has been a lead voice in Williamson County, as a radio personality and general manager at WAKM-AM 950. Now in semi-retirement, he’s translating […]

NEW SPLASH PARK & OUTDOOR POOL HOURS

NEW SPLASH PARK & OUTDOOR POOL HOURS

Effective August 7, 2017 Williamson County Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce new hours for the outdoor pools at the Fairview, Franklin, Longview and Nolensville recreation facilities and the Franklin Splash Park, effective August 7, 2017. August 7 through September 30, the Splash Park at the Franklin Recreation Complex will be open Monday through […]

CoolSprings Galleria Sponsoring Back-to-School Sweepstakes

CoolSprings Galleria Sponsoring Back-to-School Sweepstakes

Calling All Mini-Fashionistas   NASHVILLE, Tennessee – CoolSprings Galleria is sponsoring a back-to-school sweepstakes for all mini-fashionistas heading back to class this fall. Submit photos on Instagram or Twitter using #MYBTSSWEEPS and be entered for a chance to win one of four $500 shopping sprees and be featured on CoolSprings Galleria’s website.   “Shopping for […]

Franklin, TN Community – Join the new Williamson County Community Chorus

Franklin, TN Community – Join the new Williamson County Community Chorus

Franklin, TN Community – Events and Things to Do in Franklin, TN   JOIN THE WILLIAMSON COUNTY COMMUNITY CHORUS Singers wanted for new chorus group Franklin, TN – The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department (WCPR) is pleased to announce the formation of a new Williamson County Community Chorus. Laurie Kamunen, Program Administrator for WCPR, […]

Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson to speak at Power of Ten Regional Summit

Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson to speak at Power of Ten Regional Summit

Sustaining the Boom at the August 23 POWER OF TEN Summit Visionaries to speak at 9th annual event that brings together community leaders Nashville, TN – Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson will join Internationally known planner and NYC Parks Commissioner Mitch Silver and Joe Szabo, Executive Director of Chicago’s Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), as […]

A Portion of Carothers Parkway to be Temporarily Closed for Water Line Work

A Portion of Carothers Parkway to be Temporarily Closed for Water Line Work

Franklin, TN Community – News   Beginning August 6-8, Carothers from McEwen to Liberty Pike, will be closed overnight Franklin, TN– Beginning Sunday evening August 6, through Tuesday evening August 8, Carothers Parkway between East McEwen Drive and Liberty Pike will be detoured around water line construction in the roadway.  The closure hours will be from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. each of […]

Animal Shelter Waives All Feline Adoption Fees

Animal Shelter Waives All Feline Adoption Fees

Celebrating International Cat Day August 1-8 August 8 is International Cat Day, and Williamson County Animal Center in Franklin is celebrating by waiving all feline adoption fees August 1-8. Shelter Director Laura Chavarria said the shelter’s annual influx of kittens has left it overcrowded. “By celebrating International Cat Day, we are not only trying to […]

Therapeutic Rec Fun in August

Therapeutic Rec Fun in August

THERAPEUTIC RECREATION PROGRAMS Splash & Swim Party tops August fun   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. […]

Lotz House announces symposium on the “Forgotten Battle of Franklin”

Lotz House announces symposium on the “Forgotten Battle of Franklin”

LOTZ HOUSE HOSTS TWO-PART SYMPOSIUM ON SEPT. 16 Topics include “The Forgotten Battle of Franklin – Dec. 17, 1864” and “10,000 Secrets Unearthed” FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Lotz House announced the Civil War house museum will host a two-part symposium reflecting on the “Forgotten Battle of Franklin – Dec. 17, 1864,” as well as the […]

FRANKLIN ART SCENE RETURNS BEAT THE SUMMER HEAT AND CELEBRATE LOCAL ARTISTRY

FRANKLIN ART SCENE RETURNS BEAT THE SUMMER HEAT AND CELEBRATE LOCAL ARTISTRY

Free monthly art crawl in Downtown Franklin to take place on Friday, Aug. 4 FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Franklin Art Scene returns on Friday, Aug. 4 from 6 – 9 p.m. to highlight local artists and the robust artistic community in Downtown Franklin, and guests are invited to stay cool by hopping aboard the Art Scene […]

NEW SPLASH PARK OFFERS FUN FOR ALL AGES

NEW SPLASH PARK OFFERS FUN FOR ALL AGES

Franklin Recreation Complex The word is out! You WILL get wet at the new Franklin Splash Park! The whole family will enjoy this new water play experience now open at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd. The splash pad is inclusive and accessible, featuring hours of water fun with 28 interactive features. Venture down […]

Franktown Youth Get Cooking With Papa C Pies

Franktown Youth Get Cooking With Papa C Pies

Franklin, TN, July 24, 2017– Franktown Open Hearts will be participating in a cooking class, led by local business, Papa C Pies. Franktown students are excited to participate and learn about the process involved in making pies. They will also learn about industrial kitchens and food preparation and safety. Each Franktown student will get a […]

Fall Tennis Clinic Registration Underway

Fall Tennis Clinic Registration Underway

Eight locations for youth and adults The Athletics Division of the Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department announces open registration for fall sessions of indoor and outdoor tennis clinics. Clinics start the week of August 14 and will be offered at these locations: the Indoor Sports Complex in Brentwood; Crockett Park, 1500 Volunteer Pkwy. in […]

Winter Tennis Contract Lottery Set for July 22

Winter Tennis Contract Lottery Set for July 22

Registration is July 17-21 The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department’s Athletics Division announces the Winter Indoor Tennis Contract Lottery on Saturday, July 22, at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Road. The lottery provides the opportunity to purchase a contract for reserved court time for the winter 2017-2018 indoor season (October 23-March 31) at […]