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Seasoned & Seared Dinner presented by Lodge Cast Iron and the BEEFoundation @ Green Door Gourmet
Sep 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Beef lovers celebrate! Lodge Cast Iron is partnering with the BEEFoundation to host a unique culinary dinner experience, Seasoned & Seared on Sept. 24 at Green Door Gourmet’s Grand Barn in Nashville.

Chefs Steven Chandler of Kayne Prime, Jay Mitchell of Tennessee Brew Works, Eric Zizka of Oak Steakhouse, Andrew Whitney of Virago and Richard Jones of Green Door Gourmet will be cooking Certified Angus Beef® courses using Lodge Cast Iron.

Receptionist @ Postal code 37209, US
Sep 25 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 am

Sponsored by: NeedLink Nashville Minimum age: 18 Up to 100 families, seniors, and community members with medical challenges visit NeedLink’s assistance office each week. Some are facing eviction, while others worry that their lights or water will be disconnected.Our receptionist provides a warm welcome, answers basic questions, and assists tho . . .

Food Bank Volunteer @ Postal code 37209, US
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 am

Sponsored by: St. Luke’s Community House Minimum age: 16 Help us make sure our hungry neighbors have access to the food they need. We need help packing food boxes during our hours of operation. Specifically, we need volunteers every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, as well as the fourth Friday of the month. We could also utilize support from volunteers wh . . .

Meal Prep with The Nashville Food Project at St. Luke’s @ Postal code 37209, US
Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Sponsored by: The Nashville Food Project Minimum age: 12 The Nashville Food Project is now cooking from the kitchen of St. Luke’s Community House providing meals to their preschoolers and for their senior mobile meals program. We take great pride in producing nutritious meals and snacks using seasonal ingredients. We need a few helping hands to assist . . .

5th Grade Afterschool Program @ Postal code 37209, US
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Sponsored by: Preston Taylor Ministries Minimum age: 18 Our 5th Grade program is a workshop/club based program that meets Monday-Thursdays. This program is in need of volunteers to commit to once a week for a semester (August-December) who are willing to lead a “club” based activity of your choice. For example – basketball, yoga, art, gardening, spoken w . . .

Yoga at the Reserve @ Fat Bottom Brewing
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Yoga at the Reserve returns in September! Meet us on your mat for a fun night of yoga on Tuesday, September 5th at Fat Bottom Brewing!

You can join SWY every Tuesday at The Reserve Venue. Same time, same place every week! These classes are family-friendly and suitable for all ages. No previous yoga experience required! 100% of the proceeds support Small World Yoga.

Come for the flow then stay after for the community, food & fun!

$5 minimum donation at the door supports Small World Yoga’s mission to inspire growth, connection and possibility by increasing access to yoga.

Feeding the Hungry @ Postal code 37209, US
Sep 28 @ 4:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Sponsored by: St. John’s United Methodist Church Minimum age: 13 At the Thursday Night Community Meals at St. Johns UMC, we host a free nutritious meal in a safe, friendly, and caring environment to a diverse group of clients at-risk of hunger and some who are suffering from homelessness. Most of the diners live along the West Nashville corridor and Charlotte Ave . . .

Devin Deville @ Betty's Grill
Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FPASWO Symposium @ TN State University Gentry Center
Sep 29 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 am

The FPA Symposium is the premiere professional educational event in the Ohio Valley providing Financial Planners, Insurance Producers, Financial Professionals, Attorneys, and CPAs professional continuing education.  CE credit for all sessions will be submitted to the credential organization for consideration and approval.  It is also a great networking and educational event for students entering the profession or young professionals early in their careers.  FEES: Member- $125 Non Member – $175 Students – $25*Prices include a lunch* Refunds – No refunds will be given after Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Up to 8 hours of CE Credit Available for KY Insurance, Ohio Insurance, CFP, CPA. CFP Ethics – 2 hours (this is a self study webinar course – a link will be sent after the symposium andwill not expire until December 31, 2017)

Planets Need Love Too @ Global Education Center
Sep 30 @ 5:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Join Global Education Center for Planets Need Love Too, an art exhibit made from recycled materials by Nashville artist Daniel Arite. An opening reception and artist talk will be held on September 30 beginning at 5:30 pm. The exhibit features two short videos that explore ways that the arts can help us become better environmental stewards and foster more sustainable living. The videos will be accompanied by an improvised soundtrack produced by Daniel Arite, Thandiwe Shiphrah and Ronald ‘Doc’ Hayes. After the reception, there will be a screening of the documentary film Landfill Harmonic, which follows the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a Paraguayan youth group that lives next to one of South America’s largest landfills and makes musical instruments from recycled materials. Light refreshments will be served.This event is free and open to the public. Funding has been made possible by the Puffin Foundation Ltd. After the opening reception, the art can be viewed by appointment from October 3 – 27.  For more information, call 615-292-3023 or visit www.globaleducationcenter.org or www.danielariteart.weebly.com.