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VOL. 35 | NO. 22 | Friday, June 3, 2011

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Nashville Bar Association and Nashville Bar Foundation golf tournament is scheduled for Thursday at the Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin. Cookout at noon, shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. Team prizes and individual contests (longest drive, longest putt, etc.). Information: 242-9272, traci.hollandsworth@nashvillebar.org.

THURSDAY, JUNE 9
Business After Hours

An evening of networking and exploring the improved amenities of the Farmer’s Market, hosted by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.

FRIDAY, JUNE 10
Nashville Association of Sales Professionals
Laurie Marks, a 20-year marketing veteran and principal partner of Marketing Leaders Consultants in Franklin, will speak on the value of getting sales teams and marketing teams to work together. The group meets on the second Friday of each month at Maggiano’s Little Italy on West End, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $25 for members, $35 for non-members. Reservations and information: roderick.carrasco@pb.com

Nashville Symphony Summer Festival
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concert series continues at Nashville’s East Park with “A Salute to Boston Pops,” beginning at 8 p.m. Additional performances in the series include:

  • Friday, June 10, 8 p.m., Bicentennial Mall. “A Salute to Boston Pops”
  • Sunday, June 12, 7 p.m., Crockett Park, Brentwood. “A Salute to Boston Pops”
  • Tuesday, June 14 7:30 p.m., Cumberland University, Lebanon. Admission: $5. Free bookmarks for kids.
  • Wednesday, June 15, 7:30 p.m., Moss-Wright Park, Goodlettsville. “Hoe-Down”
  • Tuesday, June 21, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Park. “Hoe-Down.” Bring your dog to the concert.
  • Tuesday, June 28, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Park. “Russian Fireworks” Children’s costume contest for best-dressed Romeo or Juliet.

Information: nashvillesymphony.org, 687.6500.

SATURDAY, JUNE 11
Free Community Shred Day
Civic Bank & Trust and Richards & Richards Office Records Management Company are offering a free community Shred Day, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Civic Bank, 3325 West End Avenue (corner of Murphy Road and West End Avenue). No limit on the volume of documents, and no need to remove staples, paper clips or binder clips. Information: 515-8000.

SUNDAY, JUNE 12
Tennessee Gesneriad Society
The Tennessee Gesneriad Society will have a field trip to a member’s home. Information: Julie.mavity@gmail.com, 364-8459.

Civil War Round Table
Dr. Glenn LaFantasie, history professor at Western Kentucky University, who will speak on “The Mystery of Ulysses S. Grant.” Dr. LaFantasie is the Richard Frockt Family Professor of Civil War History at WKU where he specializes in the Civil War and Reconstruction. He is director of the Center for the Study of the Civil War in the West, and the author of Twilight at Little Round Top; Gettsyburg Heros: Perfect Soldiers, Hallowed Ground; Gettysburg Requiem: The Life and Lost Causes of Confederate Colonel William C. Oates and a forthcoming book on Grant and Lincoln. 3 p.m., Williamson County Library in Franklin. No admission fee. Information: franklinscharge.com/round-table.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15
Candidate Forum
“Vote: It’s Our Business” candidate forum, sponsored by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, welcomes candidates for mayor, vice mayor and Metro Council. Candidates for countywide office will address the group from 7:50-9:15, followed by breakout sessions with council candidates divided by region. Registration and networking begins at 7 a.m. Ezell Center, Lipscomb University. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3083.

THURSDAY, JUNE 16
Benefit concert
David Ball will perform at VFW Post 1970, 7220 Charlotte Pike, in a benefit concert for longtime bartender Steve Lamb to help offset medical bills. Spaghetti dinner will precede the 8 p.m. concert. $15 minimum contribution. Information: 352-9933.

JUNE 17-18
The Andersonville Trial
Lamplighter’s Theatre Company and The Battle of Nashville Preservation Society, Inc. presents “The Andersonville Trial” in the sanctuary at the historic Downtown Presbyterian Church, 154 5th Avenue North, as part of the Sesquicentennial Commemoration of the American Civil War. The play is based on the actual trial of Captain Henry Wirz, commander of the Confederate prison camp at Andersonville, Ga. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available in advance at TicketsNashville.com or may be purchased at the door. Group pricing: 969-9273. Information: lamplighterstheatre.com, bonps.org.

SATURDAY, JUNE 18
Dodgeball Tournament
Tournament benefiting the American Lung Association will be held at The D1 Sports Training, 7115 South Springs Drive in Franklin. Check-in is at 8:30 a.m., with competition beginning at 9. Participants must be 18 or older. There is a 20-team limit, 10 players each. Registration is $50 per person. Information: action.lungusa.org/nashville-dodgeball, 778-0000.

Genealogy Workshop
J. Mark Lowe will explain DNA fundamentals, INCLUDING how to use DNA to conduct research and how to confirm results, in his class “Understanding the Basics of DNA Testing for Genealogical Research” at the State Library and Archives building, 403 7th Avenue N. Two sessions: 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m., 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Information and reservations: 741-2764, workshop.tsla@tn.gov.

THURSDAY, JUNE 23
HR Excellence Awards
Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Middle Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management as host the 2011 HR Facet of Excellence Award winner, Hospice Compassus, for a discussion on how excellence in HR strategy has influenced the success of the organization. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Embassy Suites Hotel-Airport, 10 Century Blvd. Information: nashvillechamber.com , 793-3656.

FRIDAY, JUNE 24
Networking Golf Outing
Networking 9s, a networking golf outing hosted by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, is set for 2:30 p.m. at Hermitage Golf Course, President's Reserve. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.

MONDAY, JUNE 27
GNAR New Member Orientation
Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, 4540 Trousdale Drive. For GNAR applicants only. Applicants for GNAR membership must attend new member orientation in the GNAR classroom within three months of application. The GNAR orientation program is approved for continuing education credit – three hours of ethics and three hours of risk management. Instructor: Dave Floyd, GRI, ITI. Lunch provided. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Information, gnar.org, 254-7516.

SATURDAY, JULY 9
Moving Towards a Cure 5K
Miles For Hope, Inc., an organization dedicated to funding cutting-edge brain tumor research, is holding its Moving Towards a Cure 5K Brain Tumor Awareness Walk at Edwin Warner Park at 9 a.m. (on-site registration 8 a.m.). Information: braintumorevents.org/Nashville.

JULY 15-17
Captured: History On Canvas
Artist members of The Chestnut Group are painting historic sites in “plein air” with significance to the Battle of Franklin, including Carnton Plantation, The Carter House, the Confederate Cemetery, Lotz House, Homestead Manor, Harrison House and the Confederate Monument in Downtown Franklin’s Square. The Fleming Center at Historic Carnton Plantation will be open to the public with extended hours (Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m.) A generous portion of the proceeds from this sale will benefit the Battle of Franklin Trust. Information: battleoffranklintrust.org.

JULY 16-17
Tennessee Antiquarian Book Fair
More than 50 booksellers from more than 12 states are expected to participate in the fair, which will include lectures by authors and scholars. The keynote speaker will be bestselling author Nicholas Basbanes, best known for A Gentle Madness in which he relates stories about book collectors from antiquity to the 1980’s. Children’s literacy, the War Between the States in Tennessee, and book collecting 101 are some of the other scheduled lectures. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $5 for adults, free for 18 and younger. Information: tennaba.org.

JULY 29-31
Creative Capital Workshop
The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville presents the Creative Capital Workshop for artists in the Nashville region at Belmont University. Partially subsidized by a grant from the Kresge Foundation, the workshop is an intensive two and one-half day retreat led by nationally renowned arts professionals that has been described as a “crash course in self-management, strategic planning, fundraising and promotion” for artists of all creative genres. Information: ABCnashville.org.

ONGOING

Through Aug. 21
Shaker Collection at Frist
Gather Up the Fragments: The Andrews Shaker Collection, an exhibition featuring more than 200 objects, including furniture, drawings, household objects, textiles and baskets from one of the country’s most renowned Shaker collections, will be on view at the Frist Center’s for the Visual Arts. The exhibition is the largest, most comprehensive collection of Shaker material ever assembled. Information: 244-3340, fristcenter.org.

Through Oct. 21
Wood ‘Twinstallation’
Local earth artist David Wood is featured in a special ‘twinstallation’ at Cheekwood. Double Heliotrope consists of two pieces, one on land, and one on water - each part of a broader heliotrope series of horizontal radial wooden sculptures. One of these pieces, entitled Awakening, has a long modernist poem written by the artist inscribed on it. The other work, Reflection, will sport reflective Mylar circles and nocturnal solar illumination. Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Sundays 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Information: 356-8000, cheekwood.org.

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