LGBT + College Conference Pre-Event, Cocktails and Conversation. Noted panelists share open dialogue on the capacity of our community to successfully navigate the intersection of diversity with education, commerce, community, government and each other. Thursday, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, 511 Union Street, 275h floor, Nashville. Cocktails & Networking: 6 p.m., Program: 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. Space is limited. Information:


Great American Cleanup Kick-off

Keep Tennessee Beautiful will host a Great American Cleanup Kick-off at the War Memorial Auditorium, 301 6th Avenue, North. 11 a.m. Governor Bill Haslam proclaimed March “Keep Tennessee Beautiful’ Month. This event is used to rally our state volunteers to action to achieve 100% county participation. Registration will end March 7. Information: 782-4040

Navigating Real Estate and Negotiating Leases

Attendees will learn how to locate the ideal property, negotiate the right lease and understand the process from start to finish. Refinery Nashville, 438 Houston Street, Suite 263. 4-6 p.m. Register through the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce. Fee: complimentary for members, $15 for future members. Speakers Tyler Cauble and Andrea Perry. Information:

MARCH 9-11

The Chieftains St. Patrick’s Celebration at the Schermerhorn

Thrill to the sounds of Irish music with these phenomenal musicians and your Nashville Symphony. Special guests on stage: Nashville Irish Step Dancers, I.T. Creswell Middle Prep Choir and the 17th Lancers Pipes and Drums. One Symphony Place, Nashville. Thursday - 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday 8 p.m. Tickets: $34 and up. Information:


Stones River Chapter of Gold Star Wives, Inc.

Meeting at the Alvin C. York Hospital, 3400 Lebanon Pike, Murfreesboro, 1 p.m. Gold Star Wives is a national non-profit organization for anyone who has lost a spouse while on active duty, or of a service-connected cause. Information: Bonnie White, 423-421-2849.

Monday, March 13

Real Estate Investors Network

Monthly Association Meeting – This month’s featured speaker is Lou Brown. 5:30 p.m. at West End Community Church - 235 White Bridge Pike, Nashville.

-- Tuesday, March 14: Street Smart Wealth Strategy Workshop with Lou Brown – Learn the step-by-step, nuts and bolts, money-making secrets of finding, buying, structuring, holding, managing, financing and selling real estate – revealed by a full-time professional. 9 a.m. at the REIN Center – 4525 Harding Road, Suite 200, Nashville.

-- Thursday, March 16: Williamson County Lunch - rehabbers, builders, commercial, mini-storage, wholesalers, private lenders, transaction funders, hard-money lenders, bankers, title attorneys, Realtors and vendors discuss deals, the state of the market, and how they can help each other prosper. 11:30 a.m., First Watch, 1000 Meridian Blvd, Suite 118, Franklin.


Cheatham County Democratic Party

All Cheatham County Democrats are invited to attend and participate in this meeting with the Executive Committee. Pinnacle Bank – Denney Room (2nd floor), 524 South Main Street, Ashland City. 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Information: Michael Lottman, 714-2702.

Chamber South Meeting

Chamber South is partnering with Crossings Nashville Action Partnership (CNAP) to gather business and community leaders in the South Nashville/Antioch area to discuss topics relevant to the business community. Ford Ice Center, 5264 Hickory Hollow Pl, Antioch. 8-9:30 a.m. Complimentary to attend, but advance registration is required. Information:


Chamber West Monthly Networking Coffee

Come network with Chamber members in your area over breakfast and coffee. Learn more about Chamber West’s initiatives and find out how you can get involved in the continued success of this area. Hampton Inn & Suites Green Hills, 2324 Crestmoor Road, Nashville. 8-9:15 a.m. Free event but registration is required. Information:


President Jackson’s 250th Birthday Celebration

Several events at The Hermitage to celebrate Andrew Jackson’s 250th birthday. The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane, Hermitage. Information:

March 158:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.half price admission for birthday celebration. Events begin at 9 a.m.

March 169 a.m. – 3 p.m. Jackson Education Day. Activities designed for K-12 audiences. Fee: $9 students or $7 Title 1, one free

Chaperone for each ten students. Additional adult are $16 each.

6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. An Evening with Five Presidents. History comes alive as you mingle with Presidents Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Monroe and Jackson. Fee: $50

March 17-18 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. War of 1812 Military Encampment. Interpreters, tent camp, and recreation. Free with general admission.


Middle TN Genealogical Society

Topic: Caring for and Using Photographs in Family Research with guest speaker Carol Roberts, Conservation Manager at the TN State Library & Archives. Brentwood Public Library, 8109 Concord Road, Brentwood. 1 p.m. No charge. Information:


Celtic Rhythms On Fire

This celebration of the rich and vibrant artistry of Irish dance and music will delight you. Texas Troubadour Theatre, 2416 Music Valley Drive, Nashville. 7 p.m. – Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: Adult $20, Seniors (65+) $15, kids (3-12) $15. Information:


Good Morning Gallatin

The Gallatin Area Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to the 2017 Good Morning Gallatin Series, formerly 4th Friday Government Relations Meetings. The focus and goal of this program series is to allow the public to ‘wake up to what’s trending’ by hearing about business and community issues and to get updates on new legislation at the local, county, and state levels from our elected officials. Program and speakers: State Legislative Activity Update & City of Gallatin Update from Mayor Paige Brown and the Gallatin City Council. Monthaven Room at Sumner Regional Medical Center. 7:30 a.m.



Greg Iles, “Mississippi Blood” Main Library. 2 p.m. Free + $2.50 online fee. Advanced tickets available March 11, 8 a.m.

April 9: John Oates, “Change of Seasons: A Memoir with Chris Epting” Main Library. 3 p.m. Free + $2.50 online fee. Advanced tickets available March 26, 8 a.m.

April 12: Lesley Stahl

April 13: Andrew McCarthy

April 19: David Baldacci



Women In business

Topic: 7 Money Habits for Living the Life You Want. Speaker, Rachel Ramsey Cruze is using her knowledge and experience growing up in Dave Ramsey household to educate and financially empower younger generations. Brentwood United Methodist Church, 309 Franklin Road, Brentwood. 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Fee: $30 Williamson Inc. Business Partners, $50 Guests. Information.