Events and Workshops Calendar
for Chapters of The Arc
in Tennessee

( 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.

The Future of Disability: a Big Ideas event!

  • Date: Saturday, February 23, 2019
  • Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: The Inn at Opryland, 2401 Music Valley Drive, Nashville
  • Join us for the second annual, proactive, untraditional community seminar featuring a series of short, focused and passionate presentations!
  • Entertainment by Crescent Club Quartet
  • Networking opportunities
  • Buffet lunch and reception included
  • Emcee: Jeremy Norden-Paul, Director of Employment and Day Services
  • $65 or members of The Arc/$85 for non-members (includes one year membership)
  • Respite/childcare $30 per person
  • REGISTER
  • Flyer with Schedule at a Glance

Board Meeting - Webinar Format

  • Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019
  • Time: 9:00 am call to order
  • Location: Board members' computers from home

Community Conversation - Nashville and Facebook Live

  • Who: Families and educators of students birth to 22 to share thoughts on strengthening family engagement in special education
  • Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
  • Time: 6:45 - 8:15 pm (CT)
  • Location: Metro Police West Nashville Precinct Community Room, 5500 Charlotte Pike (near white Bridge Road)
  • Flyer
  • Free, but please RSVP HERE
  • If you can't be there, join the discussion on Facebook Live HERE

Family Pathways Coalition Meeting - Memphis

  • Date: Monday, March 11, 2019
  • Time: 5:45 - 7:15 pm
  • Location: Triumph Bank, 5699 Poplar Avenue (If the security guard isnít at the front door, come to the back and knock Ė we will let you in)
  • Agenda
  • Free, but please RSVP to Carrie Hobbs Guiden

Family Coalition Meeting - Nashville

  • Date:Thursday, March 14, 2019
  • Time: 5:45 - 7:15 pm
  • Location: The Arc TN, 545 Mainstream Drive, Suite 100
  • Agenda
  • Free, but please RSVP to Carrie Hobbs Guiden

The Big Payback

  • Date: Thursday, May 2, 2019
  • What: All day giving campaign by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
  • Details: Many incentives for non-profits to double and triple contributions as well as prizes
  • Donate online and choose The Arc Tennessee as your charity of choice
  • Check back for link to donate

Annual/Board Meeting

  • Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
  • Time: 3:00 pm
  • Location: Nashville Airport Marriott, 600 Marriott Drive, Nashville

Awards Banquet

  • Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
  • Time: 6:00 pm
  • Location: Capitol Ballroom, Nashville Airport Marriott, 600 Marriott Drive, Nashville
  • Register through MegaConference website

Tennessee Disability MegaConference

  • Date: Thursday & Friday, May 23-24, 2019
  • Location: Nashville Airport Marriott, 600 Marriott Drive, Nashville
  • Website

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