Events and Workshops Calendar
for Chapters of The Arc
in TN and Other Disability Groups

( 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.

Employment and Community First (ECF) CHOICES Community Forum - Nashville

  • Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Goodwill Center, 937 Herman Street, Nashville
  • What: Learn about ECF CHOICES and Community Resources
  • Free, light snacks and drinks provided but please register
  • Flyer
  • Register

Employment and Community First (ECF) CHOICES Community Forum - Nashville

  • Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
  • Time: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Goodwill Center, 937 Herman Street, Nashville
  • What: Learn about ECF CHOICES and Community Resources
  • Free, light snacks and drinks provided but please register
  • Flyer
  • Register

Employment and Community First (ECF) CHOICES Community Forum - Memphis

  • Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
  • Location: University of Memphis, University Center, 499 University Street, Memphis
  • What: Learn about ECF CHOICES and Community Resources
  • Free, light snacks and drinks provided but please register
  • Flyer
  • Register

Employment and Community First (ECF) CHOICES Community Forum - Memphis

  • Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019
  • Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
  • Location: University of Memphis, University Center, 499 University Street, Memphis
  • What: Learn about ECF CHOICES and Community Resources
  • Free, light snacks and drinks provided but please register
  • Flyer
  • Register

TN Council on Autism Spectrum Disorder Meeting - Nashville

  • Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019
  • Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: One Cannon Way, Debra K. Payne Conference Room, 275 Stewarts Ferry Pike, Nashville
  • Free, open to the public, space permitting
  • For additional information or if you require ADA assistance, contact Solita Morris at 615-253-6097
  • Agenda

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

Information Meeting on Resources for Tennesseans with Disabilities

  • Date: Thursday, May 2, 2019
  • Time: 4:00 pm
  • What: Representatives from The Arc Tennessee and Tennessee Disability Pathfinder will be available to present programs and answer questions
  • Location: Southeast Library, 5260 Hickory Hollow Parkway, #201, Large Meeeting Room, Antioch
  • Free, open to the public, but no childcare available
  • Questions? Contact Lori Smith - Do not contact the library

Community Conversation on Family Engagement in Special Education - East TN - Knoxville

  • Date: Tuesday, May 9, 2019
  • Time: 6:30 - 8:000 pm
  • Location: John T. O'Connor Senior Center, 611 Winona Street, Knoxville
  • What: Conversation for families and educators of students birth to 22 to share thoughts on strengthening family engagement in special education
  • Free, but please register HERE
  • If you cannot join in person, participate on our Facebook page LIVE during the event time HERE

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

Board Meeting

  • Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019
  • Time: 8:30 am - breakfast, 9:00 am call to order
  • Location: The Inn at Opryland, 2401 Music Valley Dr, Nashville

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

Board Meeting

  • Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
  • Time: 8:30 am - breakfast, 9:00 am call to order
  • Location: The Inn at Opryland, 2401 Music Valley Dr, Nashville