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VOL. 35 | NO. 16 | Friday, April 22, 2011

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Music Business and the Rhythm of Change. The Nashville Business Breakfast is a quarterly networking event today featuring Steve Moore, CEO of the Country Music Association. 7-8:30 a.m., Allen Arena, Lipscomb University. Information: 966-6609.

Table Talk for Women
The Women’s Table at Scarritt-Bennett’s first Table Talk for Women lunch discussion is scheduled for 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Featured speaker is Asrar Babikir, who will speak about “A Sudanese Woman’s Perspective on Immigration and Cultural Transition.” Information: scarrittbennett.org.

FRIDAY, APRIL 29
Go Red for Women Luncheon
Personal finance expert Suze Orman will be the keynote speaker at the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Luncheon, to be held at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association’s national call for women to take charge of their health to fight the No. 1 killer of women - cardiovascular disease. Information: goredforwomen.org, 340-4102.

SATURDAY, APRIL 30
Harpeth River Flood Cleanup
The Harpeth River Watershed Association is sponsoring a cleanup of the Harpeth River in Pegram, with 5600 Zapata Drive as the meeting point. HRWA will supply bags, gloves and water. Volunteers should RSVP to this JessicaGraham@harpethriver.org or 946-1824.

SUNDAY, MAY 1
Spring Recorder Concert
The Centennial Recorder Consort will present its annual Spring concert, 4 p.m., in the sanctuary of the First Unitarian Universalist Church, 1800 Woodmont Blvd. There will be three adult ensembles, Callisto, The Centennial Recorder Consort and Mon Ami, as well as The Royals, a children’s ensemble. The event will be free, with donations benefitting the Japanese tsunami relief effort. Information: carole.vanderwal@gmail.com.

African Violet Club
The Nashville African Violet Club will meet at 1:45 at the Green Hill Women’s Center, 10905 Lebanon Road in Mt. Juliet. Information: Julie.mavity@gmail.com, 364-8459.

MONDAY, MAY 2
Voices Rising: Remembering One Year Later
Mayor Karl Dean and other community leaders will lead a commemoration of the one-year anniversary of the May 2010 flood. Ceremonies will be held on the Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge on at 11 a.m. and will include performances by musicians with the Nashville Symphony and other well-known Nashville artists to be announced. Information: nowplayingnashville.com/floodevents.

THURSDAY, MAY 5
The Connection
Six leading commercial real estate groups coming together in support of the event, which highlights the value of networking in the commercial real estate profession. 4:30-7 p.m. at The Sound Kitchen on Seaboard Lane in Franklin. Participating organizations include Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), Greater Nashville Association of Realtors (GNAR), Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and Women in Commercial Real Estate (WCRE). Information: 373-9507.

MAY 6-7
CFRE Review Course
The Association of Fundraising Professionals Nashville Chapter will host a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) review course for anyone sitting for the CFRE Examination in the near future. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Caterpillar Financial Services, 2120 West End. Information: kryan@baptisthospital.com, 284-2569.

SATURDAY, MAY 7
Music City NF Walk
Fundraiser for the world’s most common genetic disorder, neurofibromatosis (NF). 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Centennial Park. $25 registration fee includes T-shirt and BBQ lunch, live music and fun for kids and adults. Presented by the Tennessee Chapter of the Children’s Tumor Foundation. Information: 297-6185, tennesseenf@ctf.org.

Hope in the Hills
Linda’s Hope, a Nashville-based nonprofit organization raising funds for Pancreatic Cancer, is holding its second annual fundraiser at held at Macke’s Restaurant in Green Hills. The 8 p.m. event will feature entertainment from Ski Hi Funk and Irresponsible Laundry. Tickets: $65 in advance, $75 at the door. Information: lindashope.org.

Antique Appraisal Fair
Qualified appraisers and specialty dealers will offer verbal appraisals for a cost of $10 per item or $15 for two items. No coin, stamps, weapons or heirloom jewelry will be evaluated. Buchanan Log House, 2910 Elm Hill Pike. Information: 871-4524, loghouse@buchananloghouse.com

MAY 7-8
Richland-West End Home & Garden Tour & Street Festival
Annual tour of lawns and gardens in the historic Richland-West End neighborhood. New this year: live music, food court and mini-workshops featuring Ms. Cheap and others. Tickets: $15 adults; $12 children younger than 12. Information: rwena.org.

SUNDAY, MAY 8
Mother’s Day Concert
The Nashville Philharmonic Orchestra , a community orchestra with more than 70 members, presents a free concert at the Nashville Public Library, 615 Church Street, 3 p.m. Information: 383.1800, nashvillephilharmonic.org.

SATURDAY, MAY 14
Nashville Philharmonic Orchestra
The Nashville Philharmonic Orchestra , a community orchestra with more than 70 members, presents a free concert at The Temple, Congregation Ohabai Sholom, 5015 Harding Road, next to the Belle Meade Mansion, 4 p.m. Information: 383.1800, nashvillephilharmonic.org.

SUNDAY, MAY 15
Photo Tour of Belmont Mansion
Historical lecture series at the Buchanan Log House, 2910 Elm Hill Pike, continues with a photo journal tour of the opulent 1850 mansion and discuss the intriguing life of Adelicia Acklen with James C. Hayden, Registrar of Collections, Belmont Mansion. 2-3:30 p.m. Information: buchananloghouse.com, 883-5492.

TUESDAY, MAY 17
HR Building Blocks Workshop
Kim Vance reviews recent disability discrimination case law and leads a discussion of trends and lessons learned from cutting-edge judicial opinions at this Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce event. Vance also addresses proactive ADAAA administration to reduce legal risks. 2:30-5 p.m., Trevecca Nazarene University, Convocation Center (inside Boone Business Building, 333 Murfreesboro Road. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3115.

SATURDAY, MAY 21
Bellevue Picnic
Free event features food, games and rides for the children, opportunities to learn about the local small businesses and win door prizes. Sponsored by Bellevue Chamber of Commerce. Information: 662-2737.

Middle TN Genealogical Society’s Annual Awards
Event Speaker: Paul R. White, Nashville attorney and genealogist, has authored several books on various genealogy and historical subjects. 1 p.m., FiftyForward Knowles Senior Center, 174 Rains Ave. Information: mtgs.org.

TUESDAY, MAY 24
12 South Farmers Market
Opening Day for the 12 South Farmers Market at Sevier Park. The market will be held Tuesday afternoons, 3:30-6:30 p.m., through October. The market will feature organic and conventional produce, organic and conventional meats, local cheeses, baked goods, gourmet dog snacks, pasta, local honey and more. Information: 977-6543, 12southfarmersmarket.com.

ONGOING

May 20-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.

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