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VOL. 41 | NO. 8 | Friday, February 24, 2017

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First Friday Art Scene A free monthly art crawl that takes participants through downtown Franklin’s historic buildings and celebrates Williamson County’s unique artistic talent. 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Information: http://visitfranklin.com/events/first-friday-art-scene


Friends of Williamson County Library Book Sale

Come browse thousands of books and other media and support the WC Library. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1- 4:30 p.m. Sunday. 1314 Columbia Avenue, Franklin. Information: 595-1250.


First Saturday Art Crawl

Art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings ever month. 6-9 p.m. Most galleries serve free wine and other refreshments. Enjoy live music on the performance platforms along 5th Avenue North. Two Gray Line Art Crawl Trolleys will provide complimentary shuttle service along the route from 6-10 p.m. Road closures associated with this event. Participating galleries and more information: www.nashvilledowntown.com


Member Orientation Nashville Chamber

Make the most of your membership in the Nashville Chamber of Commerce. At this member orientation learn about member benefits and involvement opportunities from Chamber staff. You’ll also learn how your business plays a role in the Chamber’s mission of creating regional economic prosperity. Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, 211 Commerce Street, Suite 100. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch provided. Free to new members. Must register by March 3. Information: nashvillechamber.com


Navigating Real Estate and Negotiating Leases

Attendees will learn how to locate the ideal property, negotiate the right lease and understand the process from start to finish. Refinery Nashville, 438 Houston Street, Suite 263. 4-6 p.m. Register through the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce. Fee: complimentary for members, $15 for future members. Speakers Tyler Cauble and Andrea Perry. Information: nashvillechamber.com/events

LGBT + College Conference Pre-Event, Cocktails and Conversation

Noted panelist share open dialogue on the capacity of our community to successfully navigate the intersection of diversity with education, commerce, community, government and each other. Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, 511 Union Street, 275h floor, Nashville. Cocktails & Networking: 6 p.m., Program: 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. Space is limited. Information: ron.snitker@wallerlaw.com


Cheatham County Democratic Party

All Cheatham County Democrats are invited to attend and participate in this meeting with the executive committee. Pinnacle Bank – Denney Room (2nd floor), 524 S. Main Street, Ashland City. 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Information: Michael Lottman, 714-2702.

Chamber South Meeting

Chamber South is partnering with Crossings Nashville Action Partnership (CNAP) to gather business and community leaders in the South Nashville/Antioch area to discuss topics relevant to the business community. Ford Ice Center, 5264 Hickory Hollow Place, Antioch. 8-9:30 a.m. Complimentary to attend, but advance registration is required. Information: http://web.nashvillechamber.com/events


Chamber West Monthly Networking Coffee

Come network with Chamber West members in your area over breakfast and coffee. Learn more about Chamber West’s initiatives and find out how you can get involved in the continued success of this area. Hampton Inn & Suites Green Hills, 2324 Crestmoor Road, Nashville. 8-9:15 a.m. Free event but registration is required. Information: nashvillechamber.com

President Jackson's 250TH Birthday Celebration

Several events at The Hermitage to celebrate Andrew Jackson’s 250th birthday. The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane, Hermitage. Information: thehermitage.com

March 158:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.Half-price admission for birthday celebration. Events begin at 9 a.m.

March 169 a.m. – 3 p.m. Jackson Education Day. Activities designed for K-12 audiences. Fee: $9 students or $7 Title 1, one free.

Chaperone for each ten students. Additional adult are $16 each.

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. An Evening with Five Presidents. History comes alive as you mingle with Presidents Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Monroe and Jackson. Fee: $50

March 17-18 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. War of 1812 Military Encampment. Interpreters, tent camp, and recreation. Free


Middle TN Genealogical Society

Topic: Caring for and Using Photographs in Family Research with guest speaker Carol Roberts, conservation manager at the TN State Library & Archives. Brentwood Public Library, 8109 Concord Road, Brentwood. 1 p.m. No charge. Information: www.mtgs.org