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.

  • Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2018
  • Family Coalition Meeting - Nashville

    • Date: Thursday, August 9, 2018
    • Time: 5:45 – 7:15 pm
    • Location: Friend’s Life Community, 4414 Granny White Pike, Nashville, TN 37204
    • Agenda
    • RSVP to Carrie Hobbs Guiden

    Family Coalition Meeting - Memphis

    • Date: Monday, August 13, 2018
    • Time: 5:45 – 7:15 pm
    • Location: Triumph Bank, 5699 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38119 (If the security guard isn’t at the front door, come to the back and knock – we will let you in)
    • Agenda
    • RSVP to Carrie Hobbs Guiden

    Community Forum on Enabling Technology - Franklin

    • Date: Monday, August 27, 2018
    • Time: 11:30am - 1:00 pm OR 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Location: The Arc Williamson County, 129 W Fowlkes St #151, Franklin

    ABLE TN Presentation - Chattanooga

    • Tuesday, August 28, 2018
    • Time: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
    • Location: Orange Grove Center, Habilitation Training Room, 615 Derby St, Chattanooga (parking and entrance in back of the center on Arlington Ave)
    • Pizza provided by Orange Grove Center
    • Flyer
    • Questions? Email Karen Downer

    Board Meeting

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

    Last day to register to vote for the November 6 election

    • Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2018

    Early voting period for November 6 election

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

    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 Kick Off Event

    • Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018
    • Time: 6:00 - 8:30 pm
    • Young professionals social event with silent auction items and hors d'oeuvres
    • Location: Raymond James Building, 1033 Demonbreun St, Nashville, 37203
    • Check back for registration link

    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

    Annual/Board Meeting

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

    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