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    Office Hours with Julia Polk

    Presented by The Skillery at The Skillery, Nashville

    October 24, 2014

    On Friday, Oct. 24, come grab some free coffee from our friends at Steadfast and chat with Nashville startup consultant Julia B. Polk during The Skillery's Office Hours. Julia is the founder of New Ventures Consulting and, over a career that's spanned from investment-banking analyst to CFO to start-up mentor, she's helped build companies and prepared them to scale in the investor-backed arena, from ...more


    THATCamp to offer Inspiration, Resources on Digital Humanities

    Presented by Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities at Vanderbilt at Curb Center for Arts, Enterprise, and Public Policy at Vanderbilt, Nashville

    October 24 - October 25, 2014

    The Humanities and Technology Camp (THATCamp), described as a collaborative "unconference" that focuses on promoting and developing skills related to digital humanities in an informal...more

    Gardening for Wildlife Series: Growing in the Fall

    Presented by Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary at Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary, Brentwood

    October 26, 2014

     Many of us of think that the turning of the leaves and the browning of the garden means that the earth is getting ready to shut down for the winter. But for the native garden, fall is just...more

    Living with Stress Seminar

    Presented by First Baptist Church, Capitol Hill at First Baptist Church, Capitol Hill, Nashville

    October 26, 2014

    How to live successfully with stressors that we seem unable to avoid will be the focus of this seminar. Come to this seminar to learn when and how to say "No." Learn effective ways to...more

    Yoga on the Lawn

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

    October 26, 2014

    EmbrACE Yourself presents Yoga on the Lawn featuring Hot Yoga Plus. EmbrACE Yourself is hosting a one hour yoga class on Commons Lawn, so you can relax, destress, and even get a little exercise....more

    Audiences Everywhere™ Workshop

    Presented by Metro Arts at Nashville Public Library - Main Library, Nashville

    October 27, 2014

    In celebration of Artober Nashville, Metro Arts is bringing audience development expert Matt Lehrman to Nashville to present his Audiences Everywhere™ Workshop.

    “Our...more

    An Inspirational Evening with Zoro

    Presented by The Rutledge at The Rutledge, Nashville

    October 27, 2014

    The Nashville Berklee Jam featuring drummer, author, educator and motivational speaker: drummer, author, educator and motivational speaker: Zoro!

    Do you have what it takes...more

    The Civil War on the Silver Screen: Copperhead

    Presented by Lipscomb University at Lipscomb University - Ward Hall, Nashville

    October 28, 2014

    Film Presentation: "Copperhead" with a post-movie discussion on War

    A 2013 independent Canadian/American film set in upstate New York, it is based on a 19th-century novel, The...more

    Yoga at The Hermitage

    Presented by The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson at The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson, Nashville

    August 26 - October 28, 2014

    Welcome cooler fall weather with the return of Yoga at The Hermitage! Meg Kipp of Yogassage in Donelson will again lead the classes through a variety of poses meant to energize and awaken mind and...more

    TEDxNashvilleSalon: Creo: Art, Creativity, Technology

    Presented by Metro Arts and TEDxNashville at OZ Nashville, Nashville

    October 28, 2014

    CREO: Latin, meaning: to create, make, to come into being

    Creativity is a human drive. It is often visualized as that “ah-ha" moment, a "eureka" event that allows the...more

    Holocaust Lecture Series featuring Eva Kor and Arthur Allen

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

    October 28, 2014

    A two-part lecture hosted by Holocaust survivor Eva Kor and journalist and author Arthur Allen, respectively.

    Part of the Holocaust Lecture Series at Vanderbilt

    Location: Commons...more

    CLA Estate Planning Workshop

    Presented by CLA Estate Services

    October 28, 2014

    FREE workshop providing valuable information for seniors on securing one's estate and retirement planning. Seating is limited. Please RSVP today by calling 1-866-252-8721 9am-5pm...more

    Vanderbilt hosts A Conversation with Jeb Bush

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

    October 28, 2014

    Jeb Bush, Florida’s 43rd governor and a member of one of America’s preeminent political families, will join Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Distinguished Visiting...more

    Intro to Essential Oils Class

    Presented by Life Support Holistic Health at Life Support Holistic Health, Cookeville

    October 28, 2014

    Come join Life Support Holistic Health coaches Eve and Lynda as they teach you how to use essential oils as natural remedies! Those who RSVP will receive free samples!


    Professonal Development Opportunities for Educators - October

    Presented by Adventure Science Center at Adventure Science Center, Nashville

    October 3 - October 29, 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

    Cultivating the Arts in Tennessee: A Statewide Arts Conference

    Presented by Tennessee Arts Commission at Montgomery Bell State Park, Burns

    October 28 - October 30, 2014

    The Tennessee Arts Commission Statewide Conference takes place against a stunning fall backdrop in beautiful Montgomery Bell State Park, October 28-30, 2014. Spend the time learning and sharpening...more

    Networking Lunch: At the Intersection of Faith & Business

    Presented by Trevecca Nazarene University at Trevecca Nazarene University - Boone Convocation Center, Nashville

    October 30, 2014

    This networking luncheon for business professionals will feature these speakers Trevecca President Dan Boone, talking about his new book about work, and Dan Moore, president of Southwestern...more

    Essential Oils 101

    Presented by The SHoP at The SHoP, Hendersonville

    October 30, 2014

    SAFE HARBOR OF PRAYER INVITES YOU:

    ESSENTIAL OILS 101

    INTEGRATIVE ESSENTIALS

    THURSDAY, Oct. 30TH, 12:00 –...more

    LITTLE KNOWN, PRACTICAL WAYS TO MAKE COLLEGE AFFORDABLE

    Presented by The SHoP at The SHoP, Hendersonville

    October 30, 2014

    SAFE HARBOR OF PRAYER INVITES YOU:

    LITTLE KNOWN, PRACTICAL WAYS TO MAKE COLLEGE AFFORDABLE

    SHoP SPONSORED...more

    THE LANGUAGE OF LISTENING IN BUSINESS OR AT HOME

    Presented by The SHoP at The SHoP, Hendersonville

    October 30, 2014

    SAFE HARBOR OF PRAYER INVITES YOU:

    THE LANGUAGE OF LISTENING

    IN BUSINESS OR AT HOME

    ROB & ROBIN...more

    Fall Photo Walk

    Presented by Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary at Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary, Brentwood

    November 1, 2014

    Photographers, both amateur and experts alike, come hike the trails of Owl’s Hill and share in the photographing experience with fellow lensmen. We will be sharing tips and techniques from...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

    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


    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...more

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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