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.

Navigating Your Child's Individualized Education Program (IEP) - Tullahoma

  • Date: Saturday, January 12, 2019
  • Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm (CST)
  • Location: Skills Development Center, 704 S Washington St, Tullahoma, TN 37388
  • What: Understand the special education process, learn to partner with your child's IEP team, connect with other parents
  • Flyer
  • Free, open to the public, but please register at

Disability Day on the Hill Community Reception - Nashville

  • Date: Monday, February 11, 2019
  • Time: 5:00 - 7:00 pm (CST)
  • Location: Millennium Maxwell House, 2025 Rosa L. Parks Blvd, Nashville
  • What: Community reception to kick off Disability Day on the Hill with drinks and heavy hors d'oeuvres
  • Open to the public, all family members welcome
  • Free but please RSVP at or call 615-383-9442

Disability Day on the Hill - Nashville

  • Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2019
  • Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm (CST)
  • Location: Cordell Hull Building, 425 5th Avenue, N, Nashville
  • What: Event to bring community members together with their state legislators to talk about important issues
  • Open to the public, all family members welcome; no RSVP to attend
  • Attendees should schedule appointments with their senators and representatives
  • If you need assistance scheduling a meeting with your legislator or would like to volunteer to assist community members with their meetings, email or call 615-383-9442

The Future of Disability: a Big Ideas event!

  • Date: Saturday, February 23, 2019
  • Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: The Inn at Opryland, 2401 Music Valley Drive, Nashville
  • Join us for the second annual, proactive, untraditional community seminar featuring a series of short, focused and passionate presentations!
  • Entertainment and networking opportunities
  • Buffet lunch and reception included
  • Emcee: Jeremy Norden-Paul, Director of Employment and Day Services, DIDD
  • $65 or members of The Arc/$85 for non-members (includes one year membership)
  • Respite/childcare $30 per person
  • Check back for registration link
  • Big Ideas

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