20th annual Education Report Card. For two decades, the Nashville Area Chamber has annually convened a diverse group of business and community representatives to evaluate the progress of Nashville’s public school system. Each year, the committee examines academic performance data from the previous school year and prepares a written report presenting findings and recommendations for improvement. This year’s report also will also take an in-depth look at the future role of charter schools. Guests include Mayor Karl Dean, Metro Schools director Dr. Jesse Register, Board of Education chair Cheryl Mayes and Education Report Card Committee co-chairs Ron Corbin and Todd Vandawater. Monday, 10 a.m., Adventure Science Center, 800 Fort Negley Boulevard, Nashville. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.


Stoned River Battlefield 150th Anniversary Bus Tour

Stones River National Battlefield will host a park ranger-led bus tour to key points of the Stones River campaign commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Stones River. The tour, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., will begin at the visitor center. Tickets are $25 and include a boxed lunch. Reservations are required by Dec. 10. Stops include Nolensville, Triune, LaVergne and other locations where events unfolded. Information and reservations: 893-9501, stri_information@nps.gov, nps.gov/stri.