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    A Conversation with Sheryl Crow

    Presented by Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University - Blair School of Music - Ingram Hall, Nashville

    November 4, 2014

    Rock legend Sheryl Crow will speak at the Blair School of Music this fall as part of the popular Conversations Series. Assistant Professor Jen Gunderman will conduct an informal on-stage conversation with the singer, followed by a Q&A session with the audience.

    A Conversation with Sheryl Crow will take place in Ingram Hall at the Blair School of Music. The event is free and open to the public and ...more


    Coffey Talk with Chip Coffey

    Presented by Trixstar Productions at Sheraton Nashville Downtown, Nashville

    November 2, 2014

    Chip Coffey, the star of A&E’s hit series, "Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal" and "Paranormal State" will be coming to town!

    Chip will interact with...more

    Family Program: Make Letterpress Art with Hatch Show Print

    Presented by Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum at Hatch Show Print, Nashville

    November 2, 2014

    Learn about letterpress printing from the staff of Hatch Show Print, one of the oldest working letterpress print shops in the United States. Use carved wood, linoleum, and metal block images from...more

    Acrylic Painting Class

    Presented by Gordon Jewish Community Center at Gordon Jewish Community Center, Nashville

    October 14 - November 4, 2014

    Learn to paint with crylics. You will produce a different painting each week.

    Instructor: James Richardson, Professional Artist & Painter

    Minimum 3/Maximum 7


    Lecture Series: Food for Thought - Kandinsky Exploring Connections between Music, Science, Spirituality and the Visual Arts

    Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts and Vanderbilt University at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

    November 4, 2014

    In partnership with Vanderbilt University’s Office of Community, Neighborhood, and Government Relations, “Food for Thought: Kandinsky?Exploring Connections between Music, Science,...more

    Holocaust Lecture Series: V. Luzzati on Holocaust in Italy, Science and the Holocaust

    Presented by Vanderbilt University at Vanderbilt University - Commons Center, Nashville

    November 4, 2014

    A Q&A session moderated by distinguished scientists Vittorio Luzzati in the Commons Center MPR.

    Part of the Holocaust Lecture Series at Vanderbilt


    Cloth Diapering 101

    Presented by Smile, Mommy! Diaper Service at Nashville Public Library - East Branch, Nashville

    November 4, 2014

    Cloth Diapering 101 Workshop at East Branch of Nashville Public Library: November 4, 6pm

    Did you know it takes an estimated 250-500 years for a disposable diaper to decompose?...more

    Life in Colonial America for Kids

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - North Branch, Nashville

    November 5, 2014

    We will explore the life of children who lived in Colonial America: what type of clothing they wore, the games they played, the food they ate, the stories they listened to, and even the chores...more

    BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Medicare Advantage Community Information Meeting

    Presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee at Holiday Inn Opryland Airport, Nashville

    November 5, 2014

    As Open Enrollment for 2015 Medicare coverage begins, BlueCross wants to ensure that Medicare-eligible adults in Tennessee understand their Medicare Advantage options so they can receive the care...more

    Wise Women: Skillshare and Dialogue

    Presented by Scarritt-Bennett Center and Penuel Ridge Retreat Center at Penuel Ridge Retreat Center, Ashland City

    October 9 - November 6, 2014

    Scarritt-Bennett and Penuel Ridge are teaming up to offer a series of workshops on folk skills and traditions. Oct 9 - Kneading the Traditions of Bread making with Laura Valentine, Executive...more

    Lecture: Understanding Kandinsky in His Early Twentieth Century Context

    Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

    November 6, 2014

    Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky was one of the major pioneers in the emergence of totally abstract painting—art without recognizable subject matter. Kandinsky believed that, by...more

    2014 Artists’ Workshop

    Presented by Belle Meade Plantation at Belle Meade Plantation, Nashville

    November 6, 2014

    Belle Meade Plantation invites you to join us for a two-part workshop led by Nashville artist Vicky Batholomew and 2014 Belle Meade Plantation Art Show Juror and Ron York.  In the morning...more

    Art Journaling

    Presented by Gordon Jewish Community Center at Gordon Jewish Community Center, Nashville

    November 7, 2014

    Learn the basics of bookbinking by making your own art journal and learn different techniques to use for art journaling.

    Instructor: Terry Kornman has been making handmade books for over...more

    BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Medicare Advantage Community Information Meeting

    Presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee at Volunteer State Community College at Highland Crest, Springfield

    November 7, 2014

     As Open Enrollment for 2015 Medicare coverage begins, BlueCross wants to ensure that Medicare-eligible adults in Tennessee understand their Medicare Advantage options so they can receive the...more

    Workshop: Printed Books: Exploring Spirituality in Art

    Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

    October 4 - November 8, 2014

    Local printmaker and bookbinder Sarazen Haile will give a six-day workshop exploring the theme of spirituality in art while exploring the works in Frist Center exhibitions ...more

    New Docent Training Class

    Presented by The Parthenon and Conservancy for The Parthenon and Centennial Park at The Parthenon, Nashville

    September 13 - November 8, 2014


    Fall is a time of new beginnings, especially for students—whatever their age. There is something energizing about the leaves turning and the sun’s changing slant and the weather...more

    Educator Workshop: Kandinsky: A Retrospective

    Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

    November 8, 2014

    This workshop engages participants in an exploration of Wassily Kandinsky’s work. Educators will learn about Kandinsky’s influences and the evolution of his work during a docent-guided...more

    Southern Charm Quilt Show 2014

    Presented by Cookeville Crazy Quilters at Jefferson Avenue Church of Christ, Cookeville

    November 7 - November 8, 2014

     The Cookeville Crazy Quilters Guild will be presenting their second biannual Southern Charm Quilt Show, Friday, November 7th and Saturday, November 8th, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, at the Jefferson...more

    BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Medicare Advantage Community Information Meeting

    Presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee at Blue of Tennessee Consumer Information Center, Nashville

    November 8, 2014

    As Open Enrollment for 2015 Medicare coverage begins, BlueCross wants to ensure that Medicare-eligible adults in Tennessee understand their Medicare Advantage options so they can receive the care...more

    Bridgestone 'Teens Drive Smart' Driving Experience

    Presented by Bridgestone Americas Inc.

    November 8 - November 9, 2014

    The Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart Driving Experience is a free, half-day program designed to equip teens and young adults with the skills to handle the challenges of today's roadways. Each...more

    BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Medicare Advantage Community Information Meeting

    Presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee at Blue of Tennessee Consumer Information Center, Nashville

    November 10, 2014

    As Open Enrollment for 2015 Medicare coverage begins, BlueCross wants to ensure that Medicare-eligible adults in Tennessee understand their Medicare Advantage options so they can receive the care...more

    BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Medicare Advantage Community Information Meeting

    Presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee at Hampton Inn Gallatin, Gallatin

    November 10, 2014

    As Open Enrollment for 2015 Medicare coverage begins, BlueCross wants to ensure that Medicare-eligible adults in Tennessee understand their Medicare Advantage options so they can receive the care...more

    The Gathering: Donald Miller

    Presented by Lipscomb University at Lipscomb University - Allen Arena, Nashville

    November 11, 2014

    The Gathering is Lipscomb's weekly spiritual service for the entire undergraduate student body. The guest speaker on Nov. 11 will be Nashville-based author Donald Miller.

    Miller...more

    Let's Get Acquainted With Some Native American Customs

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - North Branch, Nashville

    November 12, 2014

    We will explore the lives of various Native Americans and some of their folk tales and beliefs.


    Divorce Recovery Class

    Presented by Brentwood United Methodist Church at Brentwood United Methodist Church, Brentwood

    October 8 - November 12, 2014

    Rebuild life on a solid foundation! This course offers support and encouragement for adjusting to change and life after divorce. The sessions explore the topics of coping with roller-coaster...more

    Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center - Understanding Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids

    Presented by Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center at Brentwood Library, Brentwood

    November 12, 2014

    Join us for a free seminar,Understanding Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids, led by Vanderbilt audiologists Alicia Barker, Au.D., CCC-A and Haley Butler, Au.D., CCC-A.

    Join us as we discuss new...more

    Nashville Business Breakfast: Michael Burcham

    Presented by Lipscomb University at Lipscomb University - Allen Arena, Nashville

    November 12, 2014

    Lipscomb University's Nashville Business Breakfast presents The Nashville Entrepreneur Center's President & CEO Michael Burcham. The Nashville Business Breakfast is a quarterly...more

    BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Medicare Advantage Community Information Meeting

    Presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee at Pulaski Recreation Center, Pulaski

    November 12, 2014

     As Open Enrollment for 2015 Medicare coverage begins, BlueCross wants to ensure that Medicare-eligible adults in Tennessee understand their Medicare Advantage options so they can receive the...more

    BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Medicare Advantage Community Information Meeting

    Presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee at Renaissance Center at Freed Hardeman University, Dickson

    November 12, 2014

    As Open Enrollment for 2015 Medicare coverage begins, BlueCross wants to ensure that Medicare-eligible adults in Tennessee understand their Medicare Advantage options so they can receive the care...more

    ARTini: Kandinsky: A Retrospective

    Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

    November 14, 2014

    Are you curious about art? Do you want to learn more about the content and concepts behind an artist’s work? If you answered yes to either of those questions, then the ARTini program is for...more

    The African-American Experience in the Civil War Era: A Symposium by Lipscomb University

    Presented by Lipscomb University at Lipscomb University - Shamblin Theatre, Nashville

    November 15, 2014

    A day-long symposium featuring lunch, talks by three expert authors and a book-signing, and a discussion of the history of Fisk University before and after the war.

    • James McPherson,...more

    Wii Zumba Party

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - East Branch, Nashville

    November 15, 2014

    Get moving to Wii Zumba--an interactive fitness game.


    The African-American Experience in the Civil War Era

    Presented by Lipscomb University at Lipscomb University - Shamblin Theatre, Nashville

    November 15, 2014

    Authors James McPherson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and retired Princeton professor; Joseph Glatthaar, Stephenson Distinguished Professor of History at the University of North Carolina; and...more

    Artful Tales: Saint Francis and the Animals

    Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

    November 16, 2014

    Artful Tales is a FREE family program geared toward everyone ages three and up! Listen and play along as an art-related story comes to life. Then, head upstairs to the art studio and make an...more

    Dementia Update: Recent Information on Detection, Treatment and Prevention

    Presented by Lipscomb University at Lipscomb University - Ezell Center, Nashville

    October 21 - November 18, 2014

    Instructor: Dale Alden, Lipscomb University, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Counseling

    This course will cover recent advances in early Alzheimer’s disease and other causes of...more

    Mindfulness Meditation

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bellevue Branch, Nashville

    November 18, 2014

    Dave Smith, meditation teacher and director of Against the Stream: Nashville, will demonstrate mindfulness techniques to help you reduce stress and increase overall wellbeing.


    ARTini: Kandinsky: A Retrospective

    Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

    November 18, 2014

    Are you curious about art? Do you want to learn more about the content and concepts behind an artist’s work? If you answered yes to either of those questions, then the ARTini program is for...more

    2014 Fall DivorceCare Seminar and Support Group

    Presented by First Presbyterian Church Nashville at First Presbyterian Church Nashville , Nashville

    September 10 - November 19, 2014

    DivorceCare is a video seminar series featuring some of the nation’s foremost experts on divorce and recovery topics. Seminar sessions include “Facing My Anger,” “Facing My...more

    Lipscomb Lifelong Learning: “After the War”

    Presented by Lipscomb University at Lipscomb University - Ezell Center, Nashville

    October 22 - November 19, 2014

    Instructor: David Hardin, writer, editor and historian

    David Hardin’s book, “After the War” retraces and examines the postwar lives and struggles of some of the Civil...more

    Single & Parenting Class

    Presented by Brentwood United Methodist Church at Brentwood United Methodist Church, Brentwood

    August 27 - November 19, 2014

    Are you a single parent? Trying to be both Mom and Dad? It is HARD WORK, yet there is REAL HOPE! Learn new ways to face the difficult task of being a single parent in today's world. Discover...more

    Fall Bridge Classes - Bidding Course

    Presented by Julie Walker, The Bridge Lady at Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art, Nashville

    September 10 - November 19, 2014

    It’s time to think about Fall Bridge Classes! I’ll be teaching two levels of bridge classes – the Bidding course for beginners and the Defense course for intermediate students. I...more

    Negotiation for the Creative Community

    Presented by Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville at TBD

    November 19, 2014

    Negotiation for the Creative Community - CLE Credit Available

    More information coming soon! 


    GED for EL by TCAT

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Edmondson Pike Branch, Nashville

    October 17 - November 19, 2014

     Study for your GED while increasing your English language skills. This class is offered in partnership with TN College of Applied Technology. Classes are free, but registration is required....more

    Stronger ARTS/STRONGER Cities

    Presented by Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt at Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt, Nashville

    February 13 - November 20, 2014

    Stronger ARTS/STRONGER Cities is a brand new venture of Barnes & Noble Vanderbilt highlighting and advocating the importance of all forms of local art. The series is hosted by John Lasiter and...more

    Lipscomb Lifelong Learning: Wives of Southern Presidents

    Presented by Lipscomb University at Lipscomb University - Ezell Center, Nashville

    October 23 - November 20, 2014

    Instructor: Elizabeth Coker, local historian and public speaker

    Another series of dramatic portrayals by Elizabeth Coker focusing on the intriguing lives of the wives of our nation’s...more

    Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life

    Presented by Center for Spiritual Living Nashville at Center for Spiritual Living Nashville , Nashville

    September 18 - November 20, 2014

    Dr. Mitch Johnson will lead the 10-week course, "Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life", on 10 consecutive Thursdays from Sept. 18-Nov. 20 at the Center for Spiritual Living Nashville,...more

    Science Cafe - An Astronaut's Story: Space and Beyond

    Presented by Adventure Science Center at Adventure Science Center, Nashville

    November 20, 2014

    Adventure Science Center invites you to join us for a series of informal discussions on current issues in science. Whether tackling how science can solve global problems or help us to understand...more

    Lipscomb Lifelong Learning: Heaven: A Trip to Die For

    Presented by Lipscomb University at Lipscomb University - Ezell Center, Nashville

    October 24 - November 21, 2014

    Instructor: Walt Leaver, Lipscomb University, Vice President for University Relations

    Everyone has been offered an “all expenses paid” trip to a fascinating place called...more

    Professonal Development Opportunities for Educators - November

    Presented by Adventure Science Center at Adventure Science Center, Nashville

    November 6 - November 21, 2014

    Adventure Science Center offers professional development opportunities to help you teach standards-based science that will engage your students and build your content knowledge on a variety of...more

    Little Labs at ASC: Autumn Adventures

    Presented by Adventure Science Center at Adventure Science Center, Nashville

    November 19 - November 22, 2014

    You and your young scientist (age 3-5) are invited to participate in age-appropriate lab activities, science craft, a movement activity and story time - all designed to strengthen emerging...more

    Lipscomb Lifelong Learning: The Civil Rights Movement: The Power of Women and Music

    Presented by Lipscomb University at Lipscomb University - Ezell Center, Nashville

    October 27 - November 24, 2014

    Instructor: Jeanne Newton, Lipscomb University, Adjunct Professor of Music Appreciation

    This course will survey many of the influential women who were integral to the Civil Rights...more

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