Ongoing happenings…
Tuesdays and Thursdays–Job hiring events held each week at American Job Center, 665 Mainstream Drive.  A Variety of jobs available along with other support for job seekers, such as resume writing workshops, job search assistance, unemployment claims, computer an internet access, printing and fax and other areas of help where needed.  To see job listings, submit resumes, email patricia.stuart@tn. gov.

Summer Golf Lessons provided by Patricia “Pat” Gregory for children, ages 9-18 and Adults.  For more information or to sign up, email

People Ready now hiring Warehouse & Manufacturing: 1683 Gall-atin Pike N. 615-865-6261; 1347 KY Hwy 185, Bowling Green, KY 270-393-2270; 4116 Nolensville Pike, 615-781-6111.

Immersion Retreat–Renewing personal space and Harmony through Art, Music and Nature. Daily art and craft workshops and mini retreats include art and craft projects, stress release activities, light exercises, urban hikes, urban gardening and meditations.  Free.  Mon-Fri 9 am-1pm; Mon, Wed, Thur 5:30pm-7pm.  To reserve a spot call 615-416-0338 or 615-290-5509 or visit

April 21-Over the Edge Nashville at Omni Hotel, 250 5th Ave. S., 9am-5pm.  Over The Edge is an urban rappelling event where supporters register and raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters. Once they hit the fundraising goal, they secure their spot on the wall to rappel the 269-foot tall Omni Nashville Hotel. For ticket information, visit <>

April 21-Grand Opening celebration and Ribbon Cutting ceremony of My New Smile Dental at 4003 Charlotte Ave. from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.  with Dr. Peyman Raissi and family and dental team.  The grand opening will feature dental implant giveaway drawings, oral cancer screenings, dental gift giveaways, food and drink catered by Double Dogs, Edley’s BBQ and Salt & Vine Restaurant, a photo booth, body massage from Venus Luxury Spa and many other surprises and gifts!  To RSVP visit or for more information visit MyNewSmile Dental on Facebook or call 615-266-5000.

April 26-Lela James at Marathon Music Works, 1402 Clinton St. from 8pm-11 pm.  Visit

April 27-Spiritual leaders and lay leaders interfaith gathering at Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson Street from 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m. includes:  breakfast among friends, small & large group discussions, faith, spirituality and alive hospice, how to help one another FREE of cost.  Please RSVP to Keith King, Community Relations Manager, by April 21st at or call 615-346-8418.

Through April 28th–Art exhibit entitled “The Unrefined Collection” — Current works by Michael “Ol Skool” Mucker. Artist talk and reception March 31st from 12 noon to 2pm. TSU Avon Williams Library 330 10th Ave. N. Nashville 37203. Contact Joyce Radcliff 615-9637383.

April 29-A Night With Sho Baraka and special guest, Rashad Tha Poet hosted by Urban Soul Cafe.  Live music, storytelling, comedy and house party at 7 p.m. at The Studio Nashville, 3315 Charlotte Ave.  For ticket information visit urbansoulcafe@gmail. com or call 615-642-9141.

May 6–3rd Annual Sankofa Fish Fry + Car & Bike Wash sponsored by Independnet Dymez Motorcycle Club at the old Kroger’s lot, 3046 Dickerson Pike.  Gift baskets raffles, fish sandwiches, french fries, drinks and more.  For more information visit

May 20-Nashville Wine and Food Festival at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, 600 James Robertson Pkwy from 12 noon-4 p.m.  4th Annual event that celebrates local chefs and cuisine paired with superb wines and great music.   Showcasing over 50 different wineries and all the best restaurants around town.  Live music, seminars with wine, beer, spirits and food experts and more.  For more information and tickets visit eventbrite.

July 1-Fisk Food & Music Festival from 2-9p.m.  Features Lindsey Webster, Kevin Whalum, The Hamilton Brothers, Les Sabler, Dr. Mark Williams, Kid Zone, more…For vendor information call 615-329-8754.


Memphis – The new AutoZone Dome Sharpe Planetarium is now open and showing Firefall, Astronaut, Seasonal Stargazing, and One World One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure at Pink Palace Family of Museums.

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Weekly–Midweek Midday service on Wednesdays at Clark Memorial UMC, 1014 14th Ave. N. each Wednesday at 12:00 noon with lunch served at 12:30 p.m.  Lectionary Study at 10:00 am with the pastor. For more information call 615-329-4464.  The Rev. Dr. Herbert Lester, Jr. is the Senior Pastor.

April 27-Spiritual leaders and lay leaders interfaith gathering at Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson Street from 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m. includes:  breakfast among friends, small & large group discussions, faith, spirituality and alive hospice, how to help one another FREE of cost.  Please RSVP to Keith King, Community Relations Manager, by April 21st at or call 615-346-8418.

April 29-30–Annual Women’s Day Weekend at Elder’s Chapel UMC, 210N Front Street, Smyrna, TN; Theme:  “A Call to Community”  Saturday night at 6 p.m. Guest speakers:  Cathy Ralph, RN at Williamson Medical Center will speak on breast cancer and the importance of examinations,; Kim Dunnway, co-owner of Sunshine Nutrition center will speak on the importance of vitamins, and adding supplements to your diet.; Janice Kittrell, sales rep for IZUMIO water, will speak on water that will  cleanser the body and its use for diabetes, high blood pressure and thyroid issues as well as other medical problems; Gwyn Daniel, licensed cosmetologist and retired instructor will speak on “your feet are made for walking, but are you taking care of them?”  Door prizes and refreshments will be served.Sunday at 2 p.m. Guest speaker will be Minister Penelope Smart, Assistance Minister of Community First Church in Smyrna, Tn Refreshments will be served.  For more information call 615-459-6163.  Rev. Dororthy C. Cobbett, pastor.

April 30–BMCR 5th Sunday worship service at Key Memorial, 806 East Street in Murfreesboro, TN at 4 p.m.  “Let’s show up in big numbers!”

April 30-Mental Health Workshop “Let’s change the way we think and act about mental health” from 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm at Second Missionary Baptist Church, 1000 Halcyon Avenue.  Guest speaker: Lloyda Broomes Williamson, MD, DFAPA from Meharry Medical College. Learn about mental health problems and some possible solutions.  This event is hosted by Lanese Campbell, Executive Director SMBC Cooperative Ministries.  For additional information contact SMBC  (615) 942-8615

Schrader Lane Church of Christ, 1234 Schrader Lane, Nashville

Through May 23–Christian Community Services, Inc. (CCSI) need volunteers!   The CCSI Mentoring Towards Independence (MTI) program began in September at Schrader Lane Church of Christ, 1224 Schrader Lane.  couples or females who will “walk with menthes” providing encouragement and support for the 9 month program which will meet for 26 Tuesday nights from 6:00-8:15 p.m.  Food team members are needed to prepare a hot nutritious meal to apps. 110 program participant families and volunteers. and one food team leader is needed who will prepare the menu, shop for the food supplies and coordinate the work and the food team once each month.  For more information, call R. Turner at 615-297-4024 or email

June 12-July 21–Freedom Schools.  For locations and more information call G. Burton 615-497-1398 or or visit

Through June 28–Wellness Wednesdays “Your Resource for Aging Well” Nashville General Hospital in collaboration with West End Home Foundation and the Serving Tennessee Seniors Grant, administered by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee has partnered with 4 local churches to host Wellness Wednesday for Seniors!  Free Health Care services provided:  Screenings of Blood Pressure, Glucose, Cholesterol, Immunizations–11 am-1pm.

The PRIDE wants to share your special days…community activities, choir anniversary, pastor’s anniversary, homecoming, youth day, revival, special guests and all other occasions that your church invites the public to participate.  Please send church calendar information to

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