Williamson County Parks and Recreation main facilities collecting donated items for tornado victims

  Williamson County Parks and Recreation (WCPR) is now accepting donated items for tornado victims in Middle Tennessee at their six main recreation centers. A suggested list of needed items include: baby food, diapers, wipes, socks, undergarments, personal hygiene items, trash bags, work gloves, batteries and flashlights. The donations may be dropped off at the…

Upcoming events at the Williamson County Performing Arts Center

  The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department (WCPR) will host a variety of family friendly entertainment in the coming weeks at the Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park, 112 Everbright Avenue; located off of Columbia Avenue just south of historic downtown Franklin Celtic Rhythms on Fire – THIS WEEKEND! Saturday, March 7…

Williamson County Parks and Rec. Musical Theatre Experience Program for Youth presents Willy Wonka Kids

  Williamson County Parks and Recreation’s (WCPR) Musical Theatre Experience program for youth offers a fast-paced, but FUN education in musical theatre: singing, dancing, and acting, while working towards a culminating production. The Franklin and Nolensville Spring program is nearing completion and the students are ready to showcase their talents in the musical production of…

“The Aretha Legacy” from Studio Tenn honors The Queen of Soul (May 27-31)

Artistic Director Patrick Cassidy makes directorial debut in annual “Legacy” Series   Studio Tenn Artistic Director Patrick Cassidy will make his directorial debut in the company’s production of “The Aretha Legacy,” a theatrical concert celebrating the life and work of Aretha Franklin, at the Franklin Theatre from May 27-31. Cassidy chose a cast of six…

America’s Haydn Festival with the Gateway Chamber Orchestra to be held April 3-6

  Gateway Chamber Orchestra will host the second annual America’s Haydn Festival on Friday, April 3, through Monday, April 6. Tickets are on sale now for the festival honoring the famed composer Franz Joseph Haydn. The multi-day event includes string quartet, full orchestra and choir performances of works by Haydn. As a part of the…

Barge Design Solutions’ Paul Bizier receives Environmental and Water Resources Institute Lifetime Achievement Award

  Paul Bizier (PE, D.WRE, F.EWRI, F.ASCE) was recently announced as the Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI) Lifetime Achievement award winner. This award will be presented at the World Environmental & Water Resources Congress in May 2020. Bizier is a Franklin, Tennessee resident and is currently a Senior Engineering Manager at Barge Design Solutions,…