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VOL. 35 | NO. 17 | Friday, April 29, 2011

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Six leading commercial real estate groups coming together for The Connection, which highlights the value of networking in the commercial real estate profession. 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday 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, 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

First Saturday Art Crawl
Art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings every month. Most galleries serve free wine and other refreshments. Free shuttles provide transportation among the galleries from 6-10 pm. Information: nashvilledowntown.com

MAY 7-8
Richland-West End Home Tour
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.

The Great Tennessee Airshow
The show, featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds precision flight demonstration team, will be held at Smyrna/Rutherford County Airport Authority, 278 Doug Warpoole Rd., Smyrna. Gates open at 8 a.m. each day. Information: smyrnaairport.com/air_show

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.

THURSDAY, MAY 12
Lipscomb Grad School Information Sessions
Prospective graduate business students are invited to attend information sessions about Lipscomb University’s master of human resources, master of accountancy, master of business administration and professional master of business administration programs. The MBA/PMBA session and complimentary luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m., followed by the MAcc session at 4 p.m. and the MHR session at 5:30 p.m. Bennett Campus Center, Conference Suite 181. Parking available at Lipscomb High School campus off of Granny White Pike. Information: onedegreeaway.lipscomb.edu, 966-5284.

FRIDAY, MAY 13
Buchanan Log House Fish Fry, Auction
A fund-raising event for the maintenance of the historic Buchanan Log House (ca.1808). 4-7 p.m. Adults $8. Children younger than 8, $3. Information: 871-4524, loghouse@buchananloghouse.com

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.

Free Homebuyers’ Seminar
Avenue Bank will host free seminars for homebuyers in the Nashville area. The seminars are open for both first-time buyers and current homeowners, and will provide information on the steps in the home-buying process, financing options, affordable housing programs, and tips on choosing a mortgage company. 10–11 a.m., Shoney’s, 365 White Bridge Road. Information: 386-4350 or heather.redmond@avenuenashville.com.

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.

Tennessee Gesneriad Society
The Tennessee Gesneriad Society will meet at Cheekwood’s Botanic Hall at 2 p.m. Michael Wenzel from the Atlanta Botanical Garden will speak. Information: Julie.mavity@gmail.com, 364-8459.

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 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.

Saturday, June 11
Free Homebuyers’ Seminar
Avenue Bank will host free seminars for homebuyers in the Nashville area. The seminars are open for both first-time buyers and current homeowners, and will provide information on the steps in the home-buying process, financing options, affordable housing programs, and tips on choosing a mortgage company. 10–11 a.m., Shoney’s, 365 White Bridge Road. Information: 386-4350 or heather.redmond@avenuenashville.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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