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.

Community Conversation - Bristol

  • Date: Monday, October 15, 2018
  • Time: 9:30 - 11:00 am
  • Location: TN High School Cafeteria,1112 Edgemont Avenue, Bristol
  • For: Youth, Parents, Educators, Agencies, Employers
  • What: Conversation with focus on strengthening career development and transition preparation for middle and high school students with and without disabilities
  • Flyer
  • Free but please RSVP

Community Conversation - Greeneville

  • Date: Monday, October 15, 2018
  • Time: 5:00 - 6:30 pm
  • Location: Greene Tech Center, 1121 Hal Henard Road, Greeneville
  • For: Youth, Parents, Educators, Agencies, Employers
  • What: Conversation with focus on strengthening career development and transition preparation for middle and high school students with and without disabilities
  • Flyer
  • Free, but please RSVP

Family Coalition Meeting - Clarksville

  • Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
  • Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Clarksville Public Library, 350 Pageant Lane, Suite 501
  • Family members with I/DD are welcome to attend
  • Light refreshments
  • Agenda
  • RSVP: Carrie Hobbs Guiden

Family Coalition Meeting - Nashville

  • Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018
  • Time: 5:45 - 7:15 pm
  • Location: The Arc Tennessee 545 Mainstream Drive, Suite 100 Nashville
  • Light refreshments and amily members with I/DD welcome
  • Agenda
  • Free, but please RSVP to Carrie Hobbs Guiden

Early voting period for November 6 election

  • Begins: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
  • Ends: Thursday, November 1, 2018

Ad Hoc Committee on Disability Services Listening Tour

  • Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018
  • Time: 1:00 pm ET
  • Location: Pellissippi State Community College, Knoxville, Goins Building, Cafeteria Annex
  • Contact: Debbie Gazzaway, Executive Assistant to Senator Becky Massey

Deadline for receiving an application for a by-mail ballot. November

  • Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Election Day - federal and state general election

  • Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

The Arc United States National Convention

  • Date: November 8-10, 2018
  • Location: Opryland Hotel, 2800 Opryland Dr, Nashville
  • Website

Light up a Life Holiday Fundraising Social Event

  • Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 - 9:30 pm
  • Happy Hour Social with silent auction items, wine and hors d'oeuvres
  • Location: Raymond James Building, 1033 Demonbreun St, Nashville, 37203
  • Cost: $30
  • To purchase ticket, click HERE
  • To donate to Light up a Life, click HERE

Board Meeting

  • Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018
  • Time: 8:00 am breakfast, 9:00 am call to order
  • Location: The Inn at Opryland, 2401 Music Valley Drive, Nashville

Board Meeting - Webinar Format

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

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
  • Website