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VOL. 37 | NO. 28 | Friday, July 12, 2013

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Hammers and High Heels. A benefit to support Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County’s Women Build. Today, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Darrell Waltrip Honda Showroom, 1430 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin. Food booths will be featured from several local restaurants, along with live music, drinks and a large variety of silent auction items. All funds from the night go directly to build a home for a hardworking family through Habitat’s Women Build Program. Information: abby@williamsoncountychamber.org


NashvilleNext Planning Meetings

NashvilleNext, the countywide process for planning Nashville’s next 25 years, is giving Nashvillians the opportunity to voice their priorities. Today's meeting is at the Crossings Event Center, 5380 Hickory Hollow Parkway, at 5:30 p.m. The events are not community-specific, meaning anyone can attend any event and give their input, regardless of location. Free food and children’s activities will be provided:

  • Thursday, July 18: The Temple – Congregation Ohabai Sholom, 5015 Harding Pike
  • Tuesday, July 23: North Police Precinct, 2231 26th Ave. N.
  • Saturday, July 27: Sonny West Conference Center, Howard Office Building, 700 Second Ave. S., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

All times 5:30-8:30 p.m. unless otherwise indicated. Information: info@nashvillenext.net, 862-NEXT (6398).

Nashville Dancin’

The free summer music continues with Mike Farris & the Roseland Rhythm Revue, The Kingston Springs, Sol Cat, Roots of a Rebellion

at Nashville’s Riverfront Park. Doors open at 5 p.m., and music begins at 6. Additional shows include:

  • July 25: Edwin McCain, The Kicks, Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes, Modoc
  • August 1: Bud Light 50-50-1 Presents - Colt Ford - 21+ show

NALS After Hours Silent Auction

NALS, an association of legal professionals, will hold its After Hours Silent Auction event at 6 p.m. at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell and Berkowitz, PC, 211 Commerce Street, Suite 800, Nashville. Proceeds generated at the auction will be donated to Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands. Auction donations are being accepted. Information: tiffany.taylor@wallerlaw.com, 850-8883.

Jammin’ With The General Music On The Square

The third and final event of the year features The Chessmen. Event, which supports the rejuvenation of Lebanon’s historic square, begins at 5:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Information: 444-5503.


44th Anniversary Threshing Show

The TN-KY Threshermen’s Association invites the public to its 44th anniversary Threshing Show in Adams, home of the Bell Witch. Gates open at 8 a.m. Free parking. Admission is $6 for adults. Children 10 and younger are free. Information: tnkythreshermenshow.com.

Pleasant View Cruisin’ n Groovin’ Concert Series

Pleasant View’s Main Street will be filled with live music, classic cars, trucks, bikes, food, vendors and more. 5-9 p.m. Information: 746-0600.

Applications for A.O. Smith Teacher Grants

The Cheatham County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for A.O. Smith Teacher Grants. These grants are valued at up to $500, and two grants will be distributed to each grade level in Cheatham County. The full application can be seen at www.cheathamchamber.org. Applications are due July 19 at 4 p.m. Information: 792-6722.


TSBDC Counseling

Free and confidential one-on-one counseling sessions are available with the Tennessee Small Business Development Centers for existing and start-up small businesses. By appointment only. Appointment times are 9, 10, 11 a.m. and 1 and 2 p.m. Information: Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber of Commerce, 444-5503.


Wounded Warrior Project 5K

Watertown Warrior 5K run/walk to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project and its mission to honor and empower wounded military veterans. 7 a.m. Register at active.com


Carnton Sunset Concert Series

This annual summer series will feature monthly outdoor concerts from local bands on the lawn of Carnton Plantation. Advance tickets are $10 for adults (13+) or $12 at the gate. Children 6-12 are $5 each, and children 5 and younger are free. Tickets are available at Carnton and The Carter House. The lineup includes:

  • Sunday, July 28: 2Country4Nashville - featuring traditional country music hits made famous by the legends
  • Sunday, August 25: Bad Dog - featuring classic rock from the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s

All concerts are from 6-8 p.m., with gates opening at 4:30 p.m. Wrist bands will be issued for re-entry, and parking is free. Patrons are encouraged to bring lounging items such as lawn chairs or blankets. Guests may bring their own food and drink, but both will also be available for purchase.


Young Leaders Council Continuing Education Luncheon on Social Enterprise

Young Leaders Council will host a continuing education luncheon on social enterprise with Don Leyrer of the Social Enterprise Alliance and Kyle McCollom of Everly. 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at The Nashville Entrepreneur Center, 41 Peabody Street. Cost to attend is $20 per person, which includes lunch. Reservations are requested online at www.ylcnashville.org by July 26.


Back to School Bash 2013

Back-to-school celebration from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Lebanon High School Commons Area. School information, food, games, school supplies, community resources. Sponsored by Wilson County Schools Family Resource Center.


Mayor’s Back to School Bash

The inaugural Mayor Cullough’s Back to School Bash will take place 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Cheatham County Courthouse. This “carnival at the court house” will include games, face painting, free school supplies and more. The first 100 children to visit will receive a free backpack. Information: 746-2443.