January 2015

Found 31 blog entries for January 2015.

Adventure Science Center offers professional development opportunities to help teachers and prospective teachers teach standards-based science that will engage your students and build your content knowledge on a variety of science topics. Our engaging workshops provide fresh ideas of hands-on activities and low-cost, interactive lessons using inexpensive materials that will capture your students’ interest and motivate their continued study. Participants receive a Certificate of Completion at the conclusion of workshops that may be used as professional development credit at the school system’s discretion.

Using Robotics To Promote Problem-Solving

Middle school teachers have the opportunity to explore methods and strategies for using robotics to make

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Spend a fun-filled evening with TBCC while we celebrate breast cancer survivors! The occasion with offer entertaining live music, a fabulous silent auction, a delicious dinner, and fun dance instruction featuring dances from different eras. All proceeds from Shades of Pink will be directed to our Emergency Access Fund (EAF), which provides financial assistance to individuals in Tennessee who are undergoing breast cancer treatment. We look forward to partnering with you on this worthwhile cause… improving the quality of life for individuals affected by breast cancer.

Corporate Sponsorship

* One corporate table of 12
* 12 invitations to attend the Patron’s Pre-Party from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm, featuring an open bar including beer,
wine, and premium liquor,

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Lone Star Rodeo was created in Marfa, Texas and moved the sport of rodeo to the fans in the Southeast. Lone Star Rodeo Company now resides in Crofton, KY on their 660 acre ranch. The family tradition of top-notch stock and  competition, pageantry, and family entertainment has been carried on for the past 37 years by Preston Fowlkes, Jr. The family commitment continues into the next generation with the entire family working side by side. Lone Star Rodeo produces over 40 events per year.

The Lone Star Rodeo Company travels in thirteen different states, from the Limestone County Sheriff's Arena in Athens, AL on up to the Chesapeake Bay in Salisbury, Maryland. Not to mention the beautiful Blue Springs Resort in Bourbon, MO to the Calsonic Arena, on the

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The Warner Parks are providing  classes and monthly meeings in horticulture and home gardening, and undertaking volunteer gardening projects for Metro Nashville, Davidson County and Middle Tennessee under the sponsorship of the University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service. Deb Beazley, a longtime Warner Park Nature Center naturalist, capably leads and mentors the team, sharing with them her decades of knowledge and experience.

Tips on Organic Gardening at Home

If you’ve ever wanted to grow your own food but felt strapped for space and sunlight, container gardening could be a great option for you. In most aspects, it’s the same as gardening right in the ground, but you’ll need to think creatively, and consider a few extra things to

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 If in today’s music environment, online followings are the foundation of an artist’s career, then Montana native Tyler Barham is looking solid as a rock.  This Country singer/songwriter, with a voice that has been described as ringing like a bell, has built a foundation of more than 50,000 dedicated online fans with nearly 9 million views.  Born in Bozeman and raised in Florence, Montana, Tyler began singing when he was nine.

Although he enjoyed singing different styles of music, it did not take him long to realize his heart (anda eventually his baritone voice) belonged to country music. In his early teens, Tyler competed and won various regional talent competitions, but also while in high school, Tyler discovered YouTube and began posting covers of

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Come see the Professor, Library Pete, and Mary Mary sing, juggle, and read books with their puppet friends. Come join the fun downtown! Group accommodations are not available for this show time. This is one of many educational programs at the library! Preschoolers know a lot of things they didn't know as babies. They don't read independently, but if they've been read to a lot, they know a thing or two about reading:

  • They know books are read from front to back.
  • Pictures should be right-side up.
  • Reading is done from left to right.
  • The language of books is different from spoken language.
  • Words have different sounds in them.
  • There are familiar and unfamiliar words.
  • Stories have a beginning, a middle, and ending.

All of

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Three families from very different segments of society pursue the American Dream in the early 1900s. Their lives become intertwined in a story of social justice, prejudice, wealth and poverty, despair, freedom and hope. It was a new century, an idealistic era when time and eternity converge on the bars and lines of ragtime music, and history is a bittersweet melody, born of pain, but full of defiant joy!

Based on the 1975 novel by E. L. Doctorow, Ragtime is three distinctly American tales-- that of a stifled upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant and a daring young Harlem musician -- united by their courage, compassion, belief in the promise of the future and what it means to live in America. Ragtime the Musical features a large ensemble

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LightWave Solar and BB&T will host a Commercial Solar Lunch and Learn events to explain the financial incentives for commercial solar installations, including the 30% Investment Tax Credit, MACRS Accelerated Depreciation and TVA's solar incentive program. Presentation will also include an overview of an attractive financing option through BB&T. Join us to learn how solar investments make sense for businesses! 

LightWave Solar will host a Solar Tour and Workshop for home and business owners owners. The workshop will explain the process of installing solar at homes and business, and they will lead a tour of their solar-powered operation. Topics will include solar equipment, site requirements, costs and an overview of available tax and utility

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Don't miss the 3rd Annual Wine Women & Shoes event at the Omni Nashville Hotel! Enjoy a fabulous lunch, wine tastings, incredible shoes, and a fashion show! 

Mark your calendars and make a date with your girlfriends (and guy friends) for the first big party of the New Year! We invite you to view a fabulous fashion show, taste some fine wines, bid on amazing auction items and shop at our exclusive marketplace all during our 3rd Annual Wine Women & Shoes®. The event benefits the programs of the YWCA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee, including the Weaver Domestic Violence Center and Girls Inc.

Bid on the Wall of Wine and a chance to win thousands of dollars of incredible merchandise in the Key to the Closet. Individual tickets are $125, and the

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You and your young scientist (age 3-5) are invited to participate in age-appropriate lab activities, science craft, a movement activity and story time - all designed to strengthen emerging skills and ignite curiosity in young minds. Become a paleontologist and dig up fossils, compare dinosaur features and discover why dinosaurs are so special. There are many exhibits, including , a HUGE sand pit to dig for dinosaur bones!  

The Lab

The Fossil Prep Lab and Dig Site are features unique to the Science Center. Start by exploring the realistic field experience our interactive dig site has to offer. Smell the scent of sage, chip away at dirt and uncover dinosaur fossils buried beneath the earth. Be a paleontologist. The Dig Site is a reconstruction

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