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Stones River Greenway Growing To Barfield Park
Stones River Greenway Growing To Barfield Park

Construction of the Greenway extension near Barfield Crescent Park is well underway. Anticipated completion is September 2019.

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Spring Is Here, And So Are The Eggs!
Spring Is Here, And So Are The Eggs!

The Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department is ramping up for Spring with several varieties of Easter egg hunts. This includes the more "out of the box" underwater hunt as well as the "more traditional" hidden in grassy field approach.

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Start The NEW YEAR With A 5K Run!
Start The NEW YEAR With A 5K Run!

Registration for the City of Murfreesboro New Year's Day 5k is now available. Open to all ages and abilities, the 3.1-mile race begins at 11:00 o'clock Monday morning, January 1, 2018 at Barfield Crescent Park.

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Another Fish Kill at Gateway Island
Another Fish Kill at Gateway Island

A fish kill has occurred at the Gateway Island pond, just off Medical Center Parkway behind the new Murfreesboro Medical Clinic. A Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department staff member discovered the fish kill Sunday morning during his routine morning activities at Gateway Island.

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HARVEST DAYS Cancelled This Saturday!
HARVEST DAYS Cancelled This Saturday!

The Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department has cancelled HARVEST DAYS that was scheduled for this coming Saturday at Cannonsburgh Pioneer Village.

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Wildscaping Your Yard--for you and wild animals.
Wildscaping Your Yard--for you and wild animals.

If you would like to learn how to enjoy wildlife in your backyard, then come to the Wilderness Station at 6:00 o'clock this coming Friday evening (3/10/2017).

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Another Successful Middle Half
Another Successful Middle Half

Chalk-up another successful Middle Half for the Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department. What was described as a mist and temps in the upper 50s was all that was felt at the 8th Annual Middle Half.

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Arts in the Park Day was held Thursday - Two more dates nearing
Arts in the Park Day was held Thursday - Two more dates nearing

These photos were captured in the Old Fort Park on Thursday during the "Arts in Park" day. 

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Frisbee, basketball and more - Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department
Frisbee, basketball and more - Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department

Check out these photos submitted by Jim Davis with the Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department. 

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"Black Cat Cave" May Have Prehistoric Ties

Looks as if the controversial Black Cat Cave, across from the VA Hospital, was more than a speakeasy in the Prohibition days of the 1920's. This coming Tuesday's WGNS Action Line broadcast (8:10-9:00AM) will cover news about these prehistoric findings. 

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'Boro Parks & Rec Goes Ghostly
It's the time of the year when things go bump in the night, and the Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department has treats for all ages. 
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(With Audio) City Council Gives "Thumbs-Up" To Using Consultants To Help Plan Approximately 484 Acres of New Parks and Golf Course
On Thursday night (7/25/2013) the Murfreesboro City Council gave a thumbs-up to the idea of hiring consultants to help improve the local park system and recreational facilities.
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