29 results for 'Development'

RHYTHM & SPIRIT DANCE, TUMBLING AND CHEER PROGRAM

RHYTHM & SPIRIT DANCE, TUMBLING AND CHEER PROGRAM

Registration now open for 2018-2019 classes at five locations Williamson County Parks and Recreation (WCPR) is pleased to announce on-line registration is open for the Rhythm & Spirit 2018-2019 dance, tumbling and cheer program. Classes begin in August at five locations: the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd.; the Williamson County Enrichment Center, 110 Everbright […]

Frist Art Museum’s Renovated Martin ArtQuest Gallery Features Redesigned Space and New Interactive Art-making Stations

Frist Art Museum’s Renovated Martin ArtQuest Gallery Features Redesigned Space and New Interactive Art-making Stations

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 31, 2018)—On Thursday, May 24, the Frist Art Museum unveiled the completely renovated Martin ArtQuest Gallery (MAQ) to the public. The award-winning, hands-on art-making space has served as a premier destination for families, children, and school groups to explore art. The updated gallery features enhanced activities focused on creative collaboration, critical […]

Connect with Nature at Day Camp

Connect with Nature at Day Camp

June outdoor day camp at Timberland Park – Franklin Would your child like to form a closer connection with the natural world and learn more about the Middle Tennessee area?  Williamson County Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce an outdoor day camp for kids ages 7 to 12 at Timberland Park, a 72-acre rustic […]

Animation, Web Design & Movie Making

Animation, Web Design & Movie Making

Computer camps for ages 6-17 The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department will offer 13 different summer computer camps for kids in Franklin, TN and Nolensville, TN.  This is a chance for kids to learn computer skills like web design, animation, or game design in an interactive setting. All supplies are provided, including laptops to […]

EARTH DAY OFFERS FREE ACTIVITIES

EARTH DAY OFFERS FREE ACTIVITIES

April 22 at Timberland Park Earth Day 2018 is Sunday, April 22. Williamson County Parks and Recreation invites you to join the 1 billion people worldwide who will observe this day with earth friendly activities and education. Bring the family, and visit Timberland Park on the historic Natchez Trace Pkwy. for four FREE programs: 11:00 […]

High Hopes Development Center Announces Kindergarten Classroom to Start Fall 2018

High Hopes Development Center Announces Kindergarten Classroom to Start Fall 2018

High Hopes is happy to announce their inaugural 2018-2019 Kindergarten classroom. Expansion of the School at High Hopes is bringing with it four new classrooms slated to finish in the fall of 2018. One of these classrooms will serve as a State approved, inclusive kindergarten. In its new state-of-the-art facility, the Kindergarten at High Hopes […]

Blue & Gray Days

Blue & Gray Days

November 8-10, 2018 Blue & Gray Days draws hundreds of school children and adult spectators every year. Hosted by Carter House and Carnton, guests will meet Civil War re-enactors and get hands-on experience with clothes, trades, and weapons of the past. This living history experience is the perfect field trip and great for families. For additional […]

THE EDUCATION EQUAL OPPORTUNITY GROUP HOSTED LEADERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

THE EDUCATION EQUAL OPPORTUNITY GROUP HOSTED LEADERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

The Education Equal Opportunity Group (EEOG) is hosted their 17th Annual Project Save-A-Student Leadership & Development Conference last week February 21-23.    Over 190 students (increasing 10 from last year) selected from 13 high schools in West, Rural West and Middle Tennessee attended the conference. Each was presented with their own personalized business cards to […]

How do Dinosaurs Choose Their Pets?

How do Dinosaurs Choose Their Pets?

Story time at B&N in CoolSprings   Special Event, Children’s Event, Storytime (Childrens) Saturday January 14, 2017 11:00 AM Perfect for every child who has ever loved or yearned for a pet, this uproarious new book delights readers of all ages as they peek into the mischievous world of Jane Yolen and Mark Teague’s bestselling ‘How Do […]

Books from Birth, Niswonger Foundation Partner On New Hospital Book Initiative

Books from Birth, Niswonger Foundation Partner On New Hospital Book Initiative

Niswonger grant helps expand enrollment program in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library through Northeast Tennessee Hospitals; first book given to newborn families who enroll before leaving the hospital

Storytime with Elsa and Olaf

Storytime with Elsa and Olaf

Storytime returns to the Visitor Center in Downtown Franklin, Tennessee on December 12th at 1 pm. Bring the whole family and enjoy Elsa and Olaf reading a classic holiday story followed by a special meet n greet. Attendance is limited so get there early to secure your spot!

See Santa at the Mall

See Santa at the Mall

CoolSprings Galleria 1800 Galleria Blvd., Franklin 615-771-2128 Nov. 7 – Dec. 24 Mon – Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. (breaks from 1 – 2 p.m. & 5 – 6 p.m.), Sun 12 – 6 p.m. (break 3 – 3:30 p.m.). Santa’s arrival on Saturday, Nov. 7 is a PJ Party from 10 a.m. – […]

Story Time with the Williamson County Public Library

Story Time with the Williamson County Public Library

Toddler Time Parents and their children ages 18 months to 3 years are invited to Toddler Time on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and 11:15 am in the Story Theater. Caregivers will have fun engaging their toddlers in a variety of activities including stories, songs, movement, music and more! Preschool Story Time Parents and their children […]

Barefoot Republic Camp

Barefoot Republic Camp

BAREFOOT REPUBLIC is a summer camp that serves rising K-12th graders with both day and overnight camp sessions. Our mission is to facilitate Christ-centered relationships between individuals from diverse racial, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds through an equally diverse platform of artistic, athletic and team-building programs. Overnight camp sessions for 3rd-12th graders are held at our […]

Different Types of Teacher – Child Interactions Support Children ’s Development in Different Areas

Different Types of Teacher – Child Interactions Support Children ’s Development in Different Areas

Press Release from www.SRCD.org. Many state early childhood systems and the federal Office of Head Start consider teacher child interactions when they measure programs’ quality. But research hasn’t always been clear about which aspects of interactions are most important to how children do academically and socially. A new study that used a novel approach to […]