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VOL. 36 | NO. 4 | Friday, January 27, 2012

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Accelerated Broker’s Exam Review. An accelerated review session to prepare for the broker’s exam. Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, 4540 Trousdale Drive. Instructor: Bill Schlueter, GRI, ITI. Registration: $65 for GNAR members, $75 for all others. Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Lunch provided. Information: gnar.org, 254-7516.



Nashville Zoo offers half-price admission on Super Bowl Sunday. The Zoo is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Zoo guests will pay $7 for adults, $4.50 for children 2-12 and $6 for seniors 65 or older. Zoo members and children under two will be admitted free. Information: nashvillezoo.org/events/zooperbowl.


Deadline for Urban Land Institute awards

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Nashville is now accepting applications for its 4th Annual Excellence in Development Awards. All use types of development projects completed between 2004-present from the private, public and nonprofit sectors are eligible. Entries will be judged based on criteria that support ULI’s commitment to best practices in the use of land and leadership in creating sustainable communities. Information: nashville.uli.org.

FEB. 10-12

Antiques and Garden Show

Celebrating its 22nd year, The Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville is recognized as the largest show in the country to combine both antiques and gardens. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Nashville Convention Center. Information: antiquesandgardenshow.com/.

Monday, FEB. 13

Art: Up Close & Personal

Noted furniture maker and Vanderbilt graduate Alf Sharp of Woodbury will speak about his career path to furniture making and fine woodworking at the free educational program of the Arts Council of Williamson County, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Williamson County Public Library, 1314 Columbia Avenue in Franklin. Information: artscouncilwc.org, 428-3845.


College to Career Fair

The Nashville Chamber annually partners with 13 area universities in welcoming bachelor’s and master’s degree candidates, MBAs and alumni to two of the largest recruiting events in the region. The Nashville Area College to Career Fair and the Nashville Area Teacher Recruitment Fair is scheduled for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Williamson County Ag Expo. Information: nashvillefairs.org/.


Nashville Business Breakfast

Colin Reed, CEO of Gaylord Entertainment Company, will be the featured speaker at Lipscomb University’s Nashville Business Breakfast, 7 a.m., Allen Arena. Cost: $30 in advance, $40 at the door. Information and registration: leadership.lipscomb.edu, 966-6609.


Polar Plunge Nashville

Join hundreds of brave individuals and support Special Olympics Tennessee athletes by running into the chilly waters of Percy Priest Lake at Nashville Shores. Minimum $50 in donations for each plunger earns an official long-sleeved Plunge T-shirt and lunch. Information: polarplungetn.com.

Sunday, Feb. 19

Nashville Philharmonic Orchestra Free Concert

The Nashville Philharmonic Orchestra, a community orchestra with more than 70 members, will perform a free concert at the Gordon Jewish Community Center, 801 Percy Warner Blvd., at 3 p.m., followed by its Sunday, Feb. 26 concert at the Nashville Public Library at 3 p.m. Information: nashvillephilharmonic.org.


FEMA Digital Flood Map Modernization Project

This presentation is focused on educating floodplain managers, local planners, Realtors and GIS users on the status of FEMA’s Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM), product in conjunction with the Tennessee Base Map data. Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, 4540 Trousdale Drive. Noon - 2 p.m.

FEB. 21-22

Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence Conference

The 19th annual Excellence in Tennessee Conference and Awards Banquet helps attendees learn best practices from role-model organizations in the health care, manufacturing, non-profit, government, education and service sectors. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. Information: tncpe.org/Excellence2012.


The South Through Eight Lenses & A Code

The Arts Company presents a two-month celebration of photography, featuring eight photographers from the South Light Salon. Information: theartscompany.com.