Events Calendar - Seniors invited to participate in Active Aging Week
The Manor at Steeplechase, an independent senior living community in Franklin, welcomes area seniors to participate in free national Active Aging Week events on Sept. 20-22. The Manor at Steeplechase, www.themanoratsteeplechase.com, is at 314 Cool Springs Boulevard in Franklin.
Active Aging Week, founded by the International Council on Active Aging (www.icaa.cc), promotes healthy lifestyles for seniors through a variety of enriching, educational, and inspiring events. The 2012 theme is “Many journeys, many destinations” and will be held throughout the country in late September.
Events at The Manor at Steeplechase include:
Thursday, Sept. 20 at 11:15 a.m.: Let's Talk Seniors seminar on healthy living, sponsored by Juice Plus, and a chef-prepared lunch at 12:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 21 at 10 a.m.: Nashville Zoo animal exhibit followed by a chef-prepared lunch
Saturday, Sept. 22 at 11:30 a.m.: Performance from Day Kelly, followed by a chef-prepared lunch
To RSVP, or to learn more, call The Manor at Steeplechase at 615-778-9011.
Saturday, Sept. 15
Viva! NashVegas radio show
performs at Handy Hardware
Viva! NashVegas founder George Hamilton V and promoter William Covington, together with a host of others presents the Viva NashVegas Radio show at Handy Hardware on Columbia Avenue, Saturday, Sept. 15, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The show streams live on UStream and is available on YouTube.
Williamson County Lions to hold Pancake Breakfast, Saturday
The Williamson County Lions Club will hold a pancake breakfast Saturday, Sept. 15, 7-10 a.m. at Grassland Elementary School in the cafeteria, 6803 Manley Lane off Hillsboro Road.
The menu consists of pancakes, bacon, eggs, gravy, grits, bagels, coffee, juice and milk.
Cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children ages 4-11 and younger than 4 is free. There is also a $20 family ticket available.
Proceeds will benefit the Grassland Elementary School vegetable garden and the Sensory Garden for the Blind.
Reservations are requested. Call Becky Mason at 615-403-6500 or email BeckyMason@comcast.net.
‘Unleash the Love’ at Waggin N’ Braggin
Williamson County Animal Control and Adoption Center (WCAC) will hold its second annual Waggin n’ Braggin event Saturday, Sept. 15 at Gallery 202 in Franklin. Join the fun at this annual fundraiser that benefits the county’s animal control and adoption center. Gallery 202 will host the event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in their backyard garden space at 202 Second Avenue in downtown Franklin.
Waggin n’ Braggin is free, and it’s family friendly. Enjoy free food, vendors with pet products, entertainment, a silent auction and children’s activities. Williamson County Animal Control and Adoption Center will be on hand to “unleash the love” with adoptable and adorable dogs and cats in need of forever homes.
Individuals and businesses interested in sponsoring Waggin n’ Braggin are asked to call Mark Basenberg, Community Relations Coordinator for WCAC at 615-595-8547.
Wednesday, Sept. 19
Franklin Housing Authority to host resume writing, interviewing skills workshop
The "Resume Writing and Interviewing Skills Workshop" will be held in the Franklin Housing Authority Community Center at 100 Spring Street on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. It is free to the public and will consist of tools needed to write a complete resume and skills to assist job-seekers in the interview process. The workshop is conducted by Workforce Essentials, a private, non-profit corporation specializing in unique business solutions for employers and innovative training opportunities for individuals, with offices located throughout middle and west Tennessee.
For more information about the workshop contact Tena Hardy, Franklin Housing Authority ROSS Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 794-1247, ext. 212.
For more than 55 years, the Franklin Housing Authority has provided affordable, safe housing for low and moderate-income families in Franklin, Tenn. FHA operates 253 public housing units serving nearly 600 residents. Funded through rental income and subsidies from the Department of Housing & Urban Development, FHA also supports partnerships with programs that foster economic self-sufficiency for residents. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Friday, Sept. 21
Brown Bag Lunch Bunch
The Arts Council of Williamson County’s ‘Brown Bag Lunch Bunch’ guest speaker is Julie Horn, Director of Visual Arts, Craft & Media for the Tennessee Arts Commission. The Lunch Bunch will meet on Friday, Sept. 21, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Williamson County Public Library (main conference room), 1314 Columbia Pike in Franklin.
Julie Horn will speak about the programs and funding that the Tennessee Arts Commission has to offer individual artists of TN, including the $5000 Individual Artist Fellowships and Professional Development Support. The Tennessee Arts Commission is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to ensure the citizens of Tennessee have access to and participate in the arts.
Grab lunch and join them for a free program at lunchtime of artistic fun and camaraderie. For information, visit www.artscouncilwc.org, or call 615-428-3845.
Saturday, Sept. 22
Brentwood Street Festival
Town Center Saturdays will hold a Brentwood Street Festival, Saturday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in front of Mooreland Mansion, Executive Drive in Brentwood.
There will be arts, live music, children’s activities, fresh produce and crafts.
The event is sponsored by Bo Patton of Raymond James, Legends Bank, Tapestry Brentwood, Citizens for Brentwood Greenspace and FirstBank.
Posted on: 9/13/2012