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VOL. 38 | NO. 20 | Friday, May 16, 2014

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Real Estate Investors Network Real Estate Investors Network. Ca$h Flow & Millionaire Maker Games. Learn financial strategies without having to invest any of your own hard-earned cash. These games are fun and educational ways to learn about wealth creation, managing assets and liabilities and escaping from the “rat race.” Today, 6 p.m., REIN Education Center – Belle Meade, 4525 Harding Road, Ste 200, Nashville. Information: reintn.org.


Annual Memorial Day Dash 5k

The Nashville City Cemetery Association’s annual Memorial Day Dash 5K run/walk will begin at 8 a.m. Race-day registration opens at 6:30 a.m. All proceeds from the NCCA/Nashville Striders-sponsored event will benefit the continuing restoration and preservation of Nashville City Cemetery. The race begins at Greer Stadium, 534 Chestnut Street, and runs through the stadium, around Fort Negley and the Adventure Science Center and ends in the City Cemetery. Information: www.thenashvillecitycemetery.org/dash_app_2014.pdf.


Bellevue Clean Up Day

Shredding, large-item, electronics/computer and prescription drug drop-off, tag renewals, emissions testing and Goodwill collections. Not accepted: paint, fluorescents or other hazardous materials. 8 a.m.-noon, at Gower Elementary School.

Bark in the Park

11 a.m.-4 p.m., Wilson County Fairgrounds, Lebanon. $5 donation benefits New Leash on Life.


Leadership Franklin Deadline

Deadline for the 2014-2015 class is June 2, with applications available at leadershipfranklin.org. The non-profit community leadership organization is dedicated to educating, informing and empowering leaders to improve the quality of life in Franklin and Williamson County. Information: Paula Harris, executive director, 252-4312, paula.harris@bwsc.net, or Debbie Henry, associate director, 628-0264, dhenry@tmagroup.org.

Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society

Virginia Gooch Watson, president of Tennessee State Library and Archives Friends and former president of MTGS, in the instructor. Topic: Workshop on Genealogy, Skeletons in the Closet, plus If There Were NO Census Records, Where Would You Look? Noon-3:30 p.m., FiftyForward Knowles, 174 Rains Avenue, (across from the State Fairgrounds), Nashville. $20 for members, $30 for non-members. Lunch provided. Reservation: 743-3400.


Nashville Symphony Summer Concerts

An annual summer tradition that embodies the organization’s mission of bringing outstanding music to audiences of every age and background throughout Middle Tennessee. Featured composers include Beethoven, Bernstein, Copland, Tchaikovsky, Cole Porter and more. All performances are free of charge (except where noted) and will be conducted by Nashville Symphony Assistant Conductor Vinay Parameswaran. Dates and locations for the 2014 series are:

  • Wednesday, June 4, 7:30 p.m.: Centennial Park
  • Thursday, June 5, 8 p.m.: East Park
  • Friday, June 6, 8 p.m.: Bicentennial Mall State Park
  • Sunday, June 8, 7 p.m.: Crockett Park
  • Tuesday, June 10, 7 p.m.: Cumberland University, Lebanon (Admission for this concert is $5 for adults, free for students and children)
  • Wednesday, June 11, 7:30 p.m.: Key Park, Lafayette
  • Thursday, June 12, 7 p.m.: Two Rivers Mansion

The Symphony will conclude its free outdoor performances on July 4, when the orchestra takes part in Music City’s Independence Day celebration with a free concert in downtown Nashville on the Lawn at Riverfront Park that will also include performances by Billy Currington, Ashley Monroe and Striking Matches before the South’s largest fireworks show. Information: www.nashvillesymphony.org/tickets/community_concerts.


Solar Workshop for Homeowners

LightWave Solar will host a workshop to explain the process of installing solar at your home. Topics include: How solar works, solar equipment, roof and shade requirements and an overview of available tax and utility incentives. The event is free and open to the public. 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Nolensville Town Hall, 7218 Nolensville Road, Nolensville. RSVP: 615 641-4050615 641-4050  x104, grobertson@lightwavesolar.com.

JUNE 9-11

Southland Conference

The startup tech conference will include well-known speakers, a pitch competition and Southern culture. Speakers include former Vice President Al Gore, PayPal president David Marcus; Evernote CEO Phil Libin; Box CEO Aaron Levie; former model Christy Turlington and Bonobos, Inc. CEO Andy Dunn. Information: www.southlandse.com.