Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Programs September 2021

OUTDOOR MURFREESBORO

Guardians of the Greenway
Thursdays in September
9:00 – 10:00 am
Join us as we battle to keep our Greenway system clean of trash, all equipment provided.
Contact: Hailey Meyer, hmeyer@murfreesborotn.gov, 615-217-3017

  • September 2 Southridge Blvd Trailhead
  • September 9 @ Central Valley Trailhead
  • September 16 @ Fortress Rosecrans Trailhead
  • September 30 @ Cannonsburgh Trailhead

Wild Things at the Wilderness Station
Wednesdays in September
9:30 am and 10:45 am
Let the smallest among us get in touch with their wild side at the Wilderness Station! We sing songs, read a story, complete a craft, and conclude with a short walk. We focus on a different nature theme each week. Registration is required the day before by calling 615-217-3017. Ages 1-4! $3/kid.
Contact: Hailey Meyer, hmeyer@murfreesborotn.gov, 615-217-3017

Archery at the Wilderness Station
Saturday, September 11 from 9:30-11:30 am
Join us for an archery shooting session! Our NASP-certified archery instructor will go over parts of the bow and arrow, technique, and then oversee the kids as they target shoot! This program requires a 2-mile roundtrip walk up to our archery range in the woods. Parents can stay or drop-off. Registration required by emailing hmeyer@murfreesborotn.gov or calling 615-217-3017. Cost is $3/child.
Contact: Hailey Meyer, hmeyer@murfreesborotn.gov, 615-217-3017

Animals Encounters at Wilderness Station
Saturdays in September (NO meeting on September 4)
1:30-2:00 pm
What is that crawling, slithering, sliding, flying, and hopping across the trail or even in your backyard? Each week we will look at one of our resident education animals for a mini lesson of animals that call Tennessee home. Come out and meet the best teachers we have – the animals! This program is free for all ages.
Contact: Hailey Meyer, hmeyer@murfreesborotn.gov, 615-217-3017

Little Nature Yogis at the Nature Play Area at the Wilderness Station
Tuesdays in September from 9:30-10:00 am
Little one’s first yoga class! Meet us in the Nature Play area outside the Wilderness Station with your yoga mat, blanket, or towel. We will move through simple and fun yoga poses (imagine animal poses like barking like a dog during downward dog). We may add music, art, or an age-appropriate mindfulness exercise. Parents are required to stay-you can join us or simply help your child with the poses. This class will utilize classes yoga poses but is just for fun and is NOT taught by a certified yoga instructor! This is a free program for ages 2-6.
Contact: Hailey Meyer, hmeyer@murfreesborotn.gov, 615-217-3017

CANNONSBURGH VILLAGE

Toddler Time in the Village: Tractors
Tuesday, September 7 from 10-11 am
Get some outside time with us during “Toddler Time in the Village: Tractors” on September 7th at 10:00 am. The Rawlins Tractor Shed is the perfect place to explore tractors of different sizes and colors. Kids will enjoy shucking corn, searching for their favorite tractor, and a story time. Admission is $3 per person with reservations required. Make your reservation by calling 615-801-2606 or email mbnevills@murfreesborotn.gov. For ages 5 and under.
Contact: Mary Beth Nevills, mbnevills@murfreesborotn.gov, 615-801-2606

Fall Stencil Class at Cannonsburgh Village
Thursday, September 9 from 10 am-12 pm
Gather with us to create a fun fall project on September 9th at 10:00 am. Keep your fall decoration you make for your home or give it as a gift. Stenciling is a fun way to use paints and be creative. Admission is $25 per person with reservations required. Make your reservation by calling 615-801-2606 or email mbnevills@murfreesborotn.gov. For ages 12+.
Contact: Mary Beth Nevills, mbnevills@murfreesborotn.gov, 615-801-2606

Cannonsburgh Village Homeschool Day: Outside Games and Toys
Tuesday, September 14 from 10-11:30 am
Bring your family and friends to play yard games under the shade trees of the village on September 14th from 10:00am-11:30am. Experience games from the past that we still enjoy today. These games need no batteries to be fun! When done playing, you are welcome to bring a picnic lunch and eat at the picnic tables. Admission is $3 per person and reservations are required. This is one of several homeschool days planned for the 2021-2022 school year, so mark your calendars. Reservations can be made by calling 615-801-2606 or email mbnevills@murfreesborotn.gov.
Contact: Mary Beth Nevills, mbnevills@murfreesborotn.gov, 615-801-2606

Special Guided Tour: Telephone Building in Cannonsburgh Village
Tuesday, September 21 from 10-11 am
We will offer a special guided tour of the Telephone Building in Cannonsburgh Village on September 21st at 10:00 am. Learn about the history of the building, see the switchboard used, and view special objects in the collection. Make your reservation by calling 615-801-2606 or email mbnevills@murfreesborotn.gov. Free for all ages.
Contact: Mary Beth Nevills, mbnevills@murfreesborotn.gov, 615-801-2606

Greenway Art Festival
Saturday, September 18 from 10 am-4 pm
Contact: Lisa Browning, lbrowning@murfreesborotn.gov, 615-801-2467

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