Events and Workshops Calendar
for Chapters of The Arc
in TN and Other Disability Groups

( Events are Central Time unless otherwise noted)

If you would like to express interest in having a particular workshop in your community, download and complete the Workshop Interest form HERE.

Series of Family Forums Across the State

  • Dates: June 7 through July 9, 2019
  • Fifteen locations throughout the state
  • Topics include basic special education rights, family engagement with schools and introduction to adult services
  • To see the dates, times and locations, click HERE
  • Lunch, dinner, snacks will be provided
  • All are free, open to the public, but registration is required
  • REGISTER or call Gavin Dillinger at (615) 248-5878 x 17

Future Planning Workshop - Murfreesboro

  • Date: Monday, July 15, 2019
  • Time: 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
  • Location: Technology Engagement Center, 306 Minerva Drive, Murfreesboro
  • Flyer
  • Free, all family members welcome
  • RSVP: 615-801-8147 or arcrutherfordcounty@gmail.com

Person Centered Thinking Training - Lexington

  • Date: Saturday, July 20, 2019 and Saturday, August 3, 2019
  • Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 each day
  • Location: Easter Seals TN, 759 W. Church Rd. Ste #8, Lexington
  • What: Two-day training for parents, conservators and families
  • Attendees will learn how to implement person centered approaches that support choice while addressing health and safety
  • Free but please register with Gina Ware 901-745-7200 or Karla Goodman 901-745-7235

Board Meeting

  • Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019
  • Time: 8:30 am - breakfast, 9:00 am call to order
  • Location: The Inn at Opryland, 2401 Music Valley Dr, Nashville

Hearts Take Flight Pull-a-Plane Challenge

  • What: FUNdraiser benefiting The Arc TN where teams of five compete to see who can pull an airplane the fastest
  • Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019 - Saturday, September 28, 2019 rain date
  • Time: 9:00 am to noon
  • Concessions, kid activities, door prizes, music
  • Location: Hollingshead Aviation, Smyrna Rutherford County Airport, 300 Doug Warpoole Road, Smyrna, 37167
  • To sponsor or have a team, visit the website to sign up
  • Webpage

Board Meeting

  • Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
  • Time: 8:30 am - breakfast, 9:00 am call to order
  • Location: The Inn at Opryland, 2401 Music Valley Dr, Nashville

Board Meeting - Webinar/Conference Call Format

  • Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020
  • Time: 9:00 am call to order
  • Location: Board members' computers