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City of Germantown Tennessee - Mayor s Minute Get to Know Your City This Summer With These 10 Fun Ideas 20 May 2022 ( news )
City of Germantown , state Tennessee ( By Press Release office)
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When the weather warms up and schools get ready to conclude their academic years , it can only mean one thing - summer is almost here! With more bright skies and
sunny days ahead , it’s never been a better time to get reacquainted with your City . In this week’s Mayor’s Minute , I’ve got 10 ways for you to enjoy just a few of the wonderful things Germantown has to offer .
Start in your neighborhood and host a
. Hey , I’m getting a new grill and planning to host one in mine! It’s a wonderful way to get back in touch with your familiar neighbors and meet new ones .
Germantown is a city that promotes a healthy environment to support wellness for all ages . Our award - winning
initiative encourages our residents to embrace a healthy lifestyle . So take that first step and organize a group walk with your neighbors! Not only will your body thank you for it , but you’ll also get a chance to explore the beauty of your neighborhoods , enjoy the fresh air and chat with your fellow residents .
Plan a neighborhood outing to one of our
more than 30 parks
, the Greenway or one of our many trails . Sunshine , friendliness and fellowship are some of the foundations of our reputation as a Community of Kindness and our natural resources provide the perfect backdrop for it .
Work with your neighborhood association to help organize a cove party or similar neighborhood gathering . All it takes is a “bring your own lawn chair” policy , some sidewalk chalk and a few family - friendly sporting events to create a fun way to make memories as you get to know your neighbors .
Check out our latest issue of
for local events , programs and other opportunities to explore Germantown .
And on that note , stay in touch! Our weekly
newsletter keeps residents posted on current events and happenings around town . Our monthly
Talk of the Town
also has event listings and activities . The
has the most up - to - date information on daily events , things to do and public meetings . And our mobile app , Germantown On the Go - available in both your
app stores - provides access to City news , events and other useful features like online bill payments , access to our social media feeds and even forms where you can report street , drainage , waste removal or other issues .
Relax with an adult beverage during Happy Hour at the Grove on Thursday nights or enjoy a performance or family movie night at the
Germantown Performing Arts Center
. This City gem has so much talent and entertainment to make for memorable summer evenings with friends and family!
Please mark your calendars for the 73rd anniversary of the
Germantown Charity Horse Show
, June 7 to 11 , at the
Germantown Charity Horse Show Arena
at 7745 Poplar Pike . One of the City’s many staple summer events , the show attracts riders , horses and spectators of all ages from all over the country to take part in this community tradition , one of the oldest continuously running sporting events in the state of Tennessee and one of the largest all - breed horse shows in the nation .
If temperatures rise too high , escape to our wonderful library and cool off with a great book . The
Germantown Community Library’s
Summer Reading Program accommodates both adults and children and is a great way to get in some family time while also discovering new favorite reads . To keep up with all the family programs there , check out the Library’s
As Summer closes out , please put the
49th Annual Germantown Festival
, September 10 to 11 , on your “must do” list . Located at the Germantown Civic Club Complex , 7745 Poplar Pike , this free family - friendly festival offers arts and crafts , children’s activities , rides and games , live stage entertainment , car exhibits , community displays , the Running of the Weenies Dachshund race and festival foods for all tastes . Like the Germantown Charity Horse Show , it’s a much - loved tradition in our community and you won’t want to miss it!
OK , despite my lengthy list ( and there’s so much more I could add to it ) , in closing , my message is simple: After a challenging couple of years in our community and around the world , I encourage you to take advantage of one of the above opportunities or use one of your own ideas to simply say hello and reintroduce yourself to your neighborhood , neighbors and City . The skies are bright and so is the future in Germantown - let’s make the most of it!
As always , it’s an honor to serve you as your Mayor . Please feel free to contact me at any time with your feedback at
Mayor@Germantown - Tn . gov
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