UPDATE: Murfreesboro Parks OPEN - List of Programs Cancelled

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The trails of Barfield Park. Photo by Scott Walker. See more at SmallTownBigWorld.com.

WGNS has more news on our local parks in Murfreesboro, highlighting closures and highlighting what is currently open during the COVID-19 pandemic.

As heard in previous newscast, parks director Nate Williams reiterated...



While programs are cancelled, playgrounds are closed and bathrooms are locked tight - the Greenway System along with trails are open in Murfreesboro.



WGNS was also told that the Barfield Park disc golf course is open.

These Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department facilities
will be closed to the public through Friday, April 3, 2020 or until further notice:


• Adams Tennis Complex (indoor courts)
• Bradley Academy Museum and Cultural Center
• Cannonsburgh Village, grounds and Visitor's Center
• Gateway Island Reception Center
• Wilderness Station at Barfield Crescent Park
• Playgrounds and restrooms

These facilities will be closed to the public
through Friday, April 24, 2020, or until further notice:


• McFadden Community Center
• Patterson Park Community Center
• Sports*Com
• St. Clair Street Senior Center

OPEN:

• Adams Tennis outdoor courts
• Greenway trails, trailheads (water fountains turned off)
• Outdoor pavilions
• Open spaces
• Pickleball courts at Patterson Park Community Center
• Trails at Barfield Crescent Park

Programs and Events

Following the recommendations of CDC guidelines and the closure of Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation facilities, the following events and programs are canceled or postponed for the dates indicated. This page will be updated as details become available.

Coronvirus (COVID-19) Information and Links

Bradley Academy Museum and Cultural Center

• "Roots" Rutherford County Youth Art Exhibition receptions
• Art & Movement for Tots - April 1, 8, 15, 22 - CANCELED
• Music & Mingle - Friday April 3 - CANCELED
• Sensory Saturday - April 4, 11 - CANCELED
• Women's Suffrage Forum Part Two - April 9 - POSTPONED
• Willie McGowan BANQUET - April 11 - POSTPONED
• Come on Caller, Make Me Holler - BINGO - April 14 - CANCELED

Cannonsburgh Village

• Yard Sale - Saturday March 28 - POSTPONED to a later date
• Plant Swap at Cannonsburgh - Saturday April 4 - CANCELED
• Pioneer Days - Saturday April 25 - CANCELED
• Bar-B-Que Off - May 8-9 - CANCELED
• Blacksmith Conference - May 15-16 - CANCELED

Cultural Arts

• Sketchbook Collective (Gateway Island) - Thursday March 19, Thursday April 2- CANCELED
• Bird Nest Canvas Painting (Gateway Island) - Thursday, March 26 - CANCELED
• Rustic Wood Mail Organizer - April 3 - CANCELED

McFadden Community Center

• Girl Power Mentoring Program - April 11 - CANCELED

Outdoor Murfreesboro / Wilderness Station

• Wild Things - Wednesdays March 18, 25, April 1 - CANCELED
• Nature Play - Wednesday March 18, 25, April 1 - CANCELED
• Animal Encounters - Saturday March 21, 28 - CANCELED
• Raptor Rhapsody - Wednesday March 18 - CANCELED
• Greenway Walks - Fridays March 20, 27 - CANCELED
• Archery - Saturday March 21 - CANCELED
• SPRING BREAK: Nature Quest, Junior Ranger and Kayak Trip - CANCELED
• Cumberland Plateau Hike - Saturday March 28 - CANCELED

Patterson Park Community Center

• March Math-ness - Thursday March 19 - CANCELED
• First Shot Skills Academy Spring Break Camp - March 30 - April 2 - CANCELED
• Underwater Egg Hunt - Saturday April 4 - CANCELED
• Easter Egg-streme Toddler Party - Thursday April 9 - CANCELED
• 3rd Annual Special Families Play Date - Saturday April 18 - CANCELED

Sports*Com

• Tai Chi - Tuesday, March 17 and Thursday, March 19 - VIEW ONLINE on MPRD Facebook Live, 10:30 a.m.

St. Clair Street Senior Center

All programs, classes and practices are canceled March 14 - April 3.
A prorated refund will be issued for any paid classes that are canceled during this time.

• Southern Women's Show - March 26 - CANCELED
• "The Color Purple" - March 28 - CANCELED
• Lunch Outing - March 30 - CANCELED
• "The Real Inspector Hound" - April 1 - CANCELED
• Harmony Lane Farm - April 2 - CANCELED
• "The Andrews Brothers" - April 9 - CANCELED
• "Honky Tonk Angels" - April 10 - CANCELED
• Rattle and Snap Plantation tour - Wednesday April 15 - CANCELED
• "Anne of Green Gables" - April 19 - CANCELED
• "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" - April 24 - CANCELED
• Seniors Acting Up ("Trouble at the Circus") - April 24, 25, May 1 - POSTPONED TO JUNE 5, 6, AND 12

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