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VOL. 37 | NO. 17 | Friday, April 26, 2013

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Heritage Foundation of Franklin & Williamson County. 46th annual meeting, election of board and officers, and presentation of preservation awards today. Reception at 5:30 p.m., program at 6. Franklin Theatre, 419 Main Street. RSVP by April 26: 591-8500 ext. 20, tbarnhill@historicfranklin.com.


Real Estate Investors Network seminars

Fix This Deal. Have a deal that doesn’t make sense? Want to hang out with seasoned professional real estate investors, ask questions or just gain general knowledge? 6-8 p.m. at the REIN Education Center, 2418 Music Valley Drive, Nashville. Information, registration: REINTN.org, 885-5454. Upcoming events include:

  • May 6: New Investor Subgroup. A monthly discussion on how to get started as a real estate investor. 6-8 p.m., REIN Education Center, 2418 Music Valley Drive, Nashville.
  • May 6: Rutherford County Subgroup. Examining topics of general interest to real estate investors. 6:30-8 p.m., Keller Williams Building, 450 St. Andrews Drive, Murfreesboro
  • May 13: REIN General Meeting, 6:30-9 p.m., Swang Business Center, Lipscomb University, 1 University Park Dr, Nashville.
  • May 18: REIN Homes Tour. Is this really a good time to make money in real estate? Learn how several of members are answering that question. 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., REIN Education Center, 2418 Music Valley Drive, Nashville.
  • May 20: Landlording Subgroup, for landlords and landlord wannabes. 5:30-8 p.m., REIN Education Center, 2418 Music Valley Drive, Nashville.

MAY 3-19

Women’s Work Festival

Tennessee Women’s Theater Project returns to the Looby Theater with its seventh annual Women’s Work festival of performing and visual arts created by women. The festival cuts a broad swath across styles and genres to offer 10 completely different programs: poetry and essays; one-woman shows; new plays including a world premiere commissioned by the company; dance, music, film and a display of visual art works in the theater lobby. 2301 Rosa L. Parks Blvd. Information: www.twtp.org.


First Saturday Art Crawl

The monthly visual arts event is presented by 5th Avenue of the Arts and takes place in that historic entertainment district of downtown Nashville. On the first Saturday of every month, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., an alliance of art galleries and museums collectively invite the public to explore the vibrant Nashville downtown art scene. More than 20 art venues participate. Admission free. Information: www.nashvilledowntown.com/play/first-saturday-art-crawl.

Lebanon Breakfast Rotary Fish Fry & Aviation Heritage Day

An opportunity to learn about Lebanon’s aviation history, with a display of vintage and current aircraft. Proceeds benefit the Lebanon Breakfast Rotary to support organizations/groups including Joseph’s Storehouse Food Ministry, Lebanon Youth Soccer Association, Sherry’s Run, Wilson Books from birth, scholarships for local students to attend Cumberland University & more. Lebanon Municipal Airport, 4-7 p.m. Information: info@lebanonbreakfastrotary.org.


NashvilleNext Speaker Series

The finale of the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors-sponsored series focuses “Regional Partnerships to Achieve Local Viability.” Speaker: Amy Liu, senior fellow, co-director and co-founder of the Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution. 5:30 p.m., Nashville Children’s Theater, 25 Middleton St., Nashville. Information: nashvillenext.net.


Williamson County Chamber After Hours Mixer

Enjoy networking, drinks, live music and a photo booth at the first countywide mixer of the year. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Darrell Waltrip Automotive Group, Honda Showroom, 1430 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin. Register www.williamsoncountychamber.org

Friends of Historic Lebanon

Membership dinner for everyone interested in preserving Lebanon’s unique history and architecture. Dr. Carroll Van West, director of the Center for Historic Preservation at Middle Tennessee State University, co-chair of the Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission and director of the Tennessee Civil War national Heritage Area, is the guest speaker. Tickets are $25 and include dinner and membership as a Friend of Historic Lebanon. The dinner will take place at the First Presbyterian Church, 304 West Main Street, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets and information: 547-9795, historiclelebanon@cumberland.edu, historiclebanontn.org

Shared Interest Group: Sales/Business Development

Participants in the sales/business development shared interest group will discuss their biggest sales successes and failures. Participants will be able to learn from each other’s experiences in a relaxed setting. 8:30-9:30 a.m., Boy Scouts of America, 3414 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3115.


72nd Iroquois Steeplechase

World-class horse racing, fashion and fun at one of Nashville’s premier annual events. Gates open at 8 a.m. First race, 1 p.m. Information: http://mysteeplechase.com/.

City of Adams Jubilee!

The Bell School turns 100, Adams incorporated 50 years, Adams mayor on the commission for 30 years. Family activities throughout the day on the Bell School grounds. 8 a.m. Information: 696-2593.