East side Calendar

UPCOMING
 
FARM FRESH
East Nashville Farmers Market
3:30-7 p.m. Wednesdays through October,
Shelby Park
Take a detour from your usual trek to Kroger and stop by the East Nashville Farmers Market. They offer the “cream of the crop” in locally grown organic and fresh foods. Peruse the local cheeses, milk, breads, herbs, fruits, vegetables, jams and jellies. A few merchants even sell handmade goods, such as soaps, candles, pottery, and jewelry. Go out and meet the farmers who make your food. They also accept SNAP (food stamp) benefits. Grocery shopping has never been this fun 
— or homegrown.
 
CINEMA AT SHELBY
Shelby Park Picture Show
5:30 p.m. (movie start times vary), Old Timer’s Baseball Complex (Shelby Park)
Wednesday, Sept. 14 Guardians of the Galaxy
Wednesday, Sept. 28 The Princess Bride
Wednesday, Oct. 5 Hook
Wednesday, Oct. 12 Raiders of the Lost Ark
With summer winding down, what better way to spend it than outdoors? The Shelby Park Picture Show series is back with more dates, more vendors, and of course, more movies. We took some polls to find the best flicks for this year’s lineup and the people have spoken. We can promise crowd favorites and family-friendly films on the big LED screen. Food trucks and local vendors will provide concessions. Don’t forget about the full beer garden for you of-age folks. What makes this year’s series even better? Each movie night will contribute to SANDLOTT Sports and a different nonprofit each show.  
 Shop at the EN farmers market earlier in the day and you can get $2 discount on movie concessions with your receipt. The gate opens at 4:30 with a happy hour lasting until 6 p.m., but movie start times will vary, so please check the website for screening times.shelbyparkpictureshow.com
 
YES YOU EAST C.A.N.
East C.A.N. Pet 
Adoption Events
Sept. 22, 28, Nov. 6, Locations vary
The folks at East C.A.N. have their paws full with adoption events. Check out the different pooch stops below. Swing by one if you’re looking for your next fur-ever friend, or if you just feel like giving out some free chin scratches. 
Historic Edgefield Craft Show and Flea Market
8 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10
Edgefield Baptist Church
Spirit Animal Party
8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22
Studio 615
Shelby Park Picture Show 
7-9 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 28
Old Timer’s Baseball Field
Adoption Event at Talbots
3-6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 6
The Streets of Indian Lake, Hendersonville
 
ROCKIN’ FOR A CAUSE
Holly Street Rocks!
6-10 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17
The Pavilion East
Benefitting local families with children at Holly Street Daycare who are going through tough financial hardship (cancer, job loss, death, etc.), proceeds enable the children to remain in a safe, supportive, and familiar environment during these times.
The $50 ticket includes 4 hours of: 
Wine and Beer Tastings from Midtown Wine and Spirits; Food by Alexander’s Catering; Silent Auction Featuring Donations From Over 100 Local Businesses; Live Auction with Artwork, Trips, Hotel Stays, Concert Tickets And Much More!
1006 Fatherland St. #105
 
GOOD FIBE(RS)
East Side Fiber Festival
Saturday, Sept. 17, Isaac Litton Alumni Center
Knitters, stitchers, sewers, weavers — fiber feelers near and far, the East Side Fiber Fest has returned. Meg Anderson of Nutmeg is growing the event into a larger space for its return this year, moving things to the Isaac Litton Alumni Center. This fest will weave together farms and artisans with a love for all things fiber. You can expect a craft fair vibe with live fiber-art demonstrations. This 
fiber free-for-all is open to the public and family friendly. 
4500 Gallatin Pike 
 
WORD TO YOUR GOLFER
Southern Word Golf Classic Scramble
8 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 17,
Historic Shelby Golf Course
Get your goofiest outfit on and grab your golf gear. This all-ages, all skill levels golf scramble supports the folks of Southern Word, an organization that helps youth build literacy skills through workshops, school residencies, open mics, and shows. The morning will kick off with catering from Alexander’s Catering and end with a slam poetry BBQ at Drifter’s. Sign up for the scramble for $50, which includes breakfast, greens fees, and a cart. If you just want the BBQ and words, lunch will cost you $10. Proceeds benefit the work of Southern Word. See you on the green. 
2021 Fatherland St. 
 
SUPPORT AMQUI 
Celebrate Amqui Gala
5:30-11:30 p.m., Saturday Sept. 17
Want to support the railroad station Johnny Cash loved so much he saved it? This fundraising and awards reception and dinner will have live and silent auctions celebrating their “Community” and “Musical Heritage” honorees. Lorianne Crook will be returning this year as the hostess with the mostess. Contact the center for more information and to purchase tickets. 
303 Madison St.
 
ARGH, MATEYS!
Talk Like a Pirate Day 
Saturday, Sept. 17, Monday, Sept. 19
various locations
Batten down the hatches, swashbucklers, Talk Like a Pirate Day is sailing this way. East Nashville’s own pirates Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers will be celebrating their favorite holiday with performances across the city. Captain Tom Mason will lead his crew with seafaring serenades about life on the high seas as a pirate. Walk the plank!
 
Saturday, Sept. 17:
10 a.m. Goodlettsville Branch, Nashville Public Library
1 p.m. Adams Memorial Library, Woodbury
3:30 Thompson Lane Branch, Nashville Public Library
8 p.m. Harp and Fiddle 
 
Monday, Sept. 19:
10:30 a.m. Old Hickory Branch, Nashville Public Library
6:30 p.m. Hermitage Branch, Nashville Public Library
 
Check the group’s Facebook page for updates on other locations these pirates will be dropping their anchor.
 
GOD BLESS AMERICANA
Americana Music Association Festival and Conference
Sept. 20-25, citywide 
It’s time for the Americana Music Festival and Conference again. The festival spans five days with educational sessions by the light of day and musicians taking the stage in various venues citywide by dark of night. The conference portion features panels, seminars, and lectures with top music biz professionals. Tons of musicians will perform throughout the weeklong event, including several big name acts (we were excited to hear John Prine will make an appearance). You can drop some bills for a wristband that gets you into all events, or purchase individual tickets to showcases for $20-25. If you want to attend the conference portion, you’ll need to register online. The Basement East, The Family Wash, and The 5 Spot will all be hosting shows as part of the festival if you’re looking to stay on this side of the river.
 
LET YOUR SPIRIT ANIMAL ROAR
Spirit Animal Party
8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22, Studio 615
Release your inner spirit animal for this one. Purr, roar, or growl your way over to Studio 615 for the third annual Spirit Animal Party. Spirit animal-inspired costumes encouraged. Best of all, this party’s giving all proceeds to East C.A.N., so you’ll be cutting loose for a good cause.
272 Broadmoor Dr. 
 
THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Nashville Neighborhoods Celebration
10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24,
Scarritt Bennett Campus
OK, so most of us obviously think that East Nashville is the place to be, but it’s time for us all to branch out again for the annual Nashville Neighborhoods Celebration. The Neighborhoods Resource Center is hosting a soiree to celebrate all areas of our fair city. There will be a few ways to show your turf’s chops, including a chili cook-off and the Battle of the Neighborhood Bands. There will also be a neighborhood showcase, allowing different hoods to present what they have accomplished for their neck of the woods over the last year. Check out the information bazaar, eats from local vendors, and make a stop in the kid’s zone to keep those tots entertained. They’ll even have “The Neighbor Games” — no worries, no human sacrifice involved. See what makes all of Nashville great.
1008 19th Ave. S
 
YOUR GUILTY PLEASURES
The Reclamation
6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, Track One
Fashion, food, art, AND throwback tunes. Guilty Pleasures may be serving up classics from the 80’s, but don’t worry, the evening’s designers will be sourcing inspiration from this century. The Reclamation is a co-benefit for Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee and Nashville Fashion Alliance. A dozen of Nashville’s fashion designers have stitched up accessories and garments repurposed from Goodwill finds. Local artists will have their work on display and some of the city’s best chefs will whip up a dinner sourced from regional vendors. Grab your tickets in advance and indulge that guilty pleasure.
1211 4th Ave. S.
 
PICKIN’ ON OVER
Amqui Station Pickin’ Party
6 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30, Historic Amqui Station 
Pickers and grinners, head down Gallatin for Historic Amqui Station’s Pickin’ Party. Bluegrass grinners, roots pickers, Americana players are all invited to jam on the station’s lawn. Three bands will perform on the station’s stage. Funds raised will go toward education programs and operations at the historic railroad station. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the gate, and half price 
for pickers. 
303 Madison St.
 
A LITTLE PLACE WE CAN GET TOGETHER
All For Paul: A Memorial Benefit Hosted by Fred Schneider of
The B-52s
3-9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, The Basement East
The Basement East is turning into a Love Shack this October for a fundraiser for the family of the late Paul Gordon, former B-52. Fred Schneider, front man of The B-52s, is hosting the event. You can expect DJ sets from Schneider and acoustic shows from many of Gordon’s friends here in Nashville. Supporters will get the chance to check out several singer-songwriters, including NBC’s The Voice Season 8 contestants Meghan Linsey and Sarah Potenza, country-certified platinum recording artist Lila McCann, and Tyler Davis. They will also have a rock star themed silent and online auction. Funds raised through All For Paul will be distributed to the Gordon family through the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, a nonprofit investment trust that provides financial assistance to professional musicians in time of need. Hurry up and bring your jukebox money.
917 Woodland St.
 
GO, GO GEOLOGY
WITH MR. BOND
Wild World of Science 
Fall Camps
Oct 3-7, Eastwood Christian Church
This camp from East Nashville’s own Bill Nye of sorts will explore geology for kiddos ages 5 to 12. Kids will pan for gold, see the way pollution works, dig for dinos, and fashion their own T-Rex tooth. The hands-on experience will present the natural world in a more interesting way than staring at those science textbooks. Check Mr. Bond and the Science Guys’ website to register and learn more about the camps.
1601 Eastland Ave. 
 
CHANGE THOSE DIAPERS
Smile, Mommy! Diaper Service’s Warehouse Sale 
9 a.m.-12 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15-16,
behind Spot’s Pet Supply
Diaper doers Smile, Mommy! are having a warehouse sale for all the mamas and papas out there. According to Smile, Mommy! HQ, it’s their biggest sale yet. They’ll be slinging cloth diapers of all shapes and sizes, diaper covers, wet bags, cloth wipes, onesies, and more. Shake what your mama gave you on over to this sale, located at the back of Spot’s Pet Supply.
1013 Gallatin Ave. 
 
URBAN GREEN WITH GAMES AND GOOD BREWS
Hops & Hoopla
Sunday, Oct. 23, Blackstone Brewing Company
Support Nashville’s sustainability education nonprofit Urban Green Lab with local brews and games at Blackstone Brewing. Help break in their new taproom with a healthy helping of hops and yard games. Keep your ears open for more details on this fundraising event.
2312 Clifton Ave. 
 
MAS TEQUILA POR FAVOR
Day of the Dead Festival
6-9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 28, The Pavilion East
The spirit of tequila is alive and well in East Nashville. Pavilion East is hosting another Dia de Los Muertos celebration. You can expect good tunes, bites from Local Taco, painted faces, piñata busting, salsa dancing, and most importantly, tequila.  A ticket gets you 15 samples of tequila and free range of the salsa bar. Ticket proceeds will benefit Fannie Battle Day Home for Children, so cheers to the cause. Ándale!
1006 Fatherland St.
 
HOPS GALORE
6th Annual Nashville Beer Fest
3-8 p.m., Saturday, Oct.22, Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum
We are sad to see it go, but they haven’t gone too far. This year’s festival has moved from East Park, and now it will take place at the Musicians Hall of Fame. The move means festival patrons have all access to the interactive Grammy Museum Gallery inside the museum. On-site at this year’s annual festival there will be over 100 craft beers, spirits, and wine from national and regional purveyors. Eats, games, contests, and giveaways will keep you fed and entertained. Tickets have sold out every year, so early bird gets the worm on this one. Tickets are on sale for $55, which will get you unlimited tastings and a souvenir sample glass. They also offer discounted $20 tickets to all designated drivers.
401 Gay St.
 
TRICK OR TREAT
Trick or Treat at the Booseum!
4-6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 31, 
Historic Amqui Station
No thrills for this one: Amqui is hosting a safe (not scary) Halloween party for children 10 and under. They’ll have creepy treats and tricky crafts. Sport your best costumes and bring the little ones out for this family-friendly event.
303 Madison St.
 
 
UPCOMING
 
Art Exhibits
 
Don’t forget to Stumble on
East Side Art Stumble
6-10 p.m., second Saturday of every month, multiple East Nashville galleries
We don’t art crawl on the East Side, we art stumble. Every month, local galleries and studios will open their doors after hours to showcase some of the fabulous work they have gracing their walls. You can expect to see a diverse, eclectic mix of art, affording the opportunity to meet local artists and support their work. Local retail stores are stumbling in as well, with some businesses participating in a “happy hour” from 5-7 p.m., offering discounted prices on their merchandise to fellow stumblers. Be sure to check out the happy hour deals in The Idea Hatchery.
 
Red Arrow Art Gallery 
 
Distraction Theater Company “The Shape of Things” by Neil LaBute
Performances run Sept. 16-Oct. 1
 
Dana Oldfather “SUGAR”
Sept. 10- Oct. 2
 
Betsy Stirratt “Twilight Zone”
Oct. 8- Nov. 16
 
Shawn Hall, solo show
Nov. 12- Dec. 4
 
Wine & Design
5:30-8:30 p.m., monthly event, date TBD
 
Gallery Luperca
* Temporarily moved to Fond Object
1313 McGavock Pike
 
Wine & Design
5:30-8:30 p.m., monthly event, date TBD
 
Donna Woodley’s “What’s In A Name?”
Opening reception 7-10 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10 
Sept. 10- Oct. 8
 
 
SHELBY PARK
events & classes
 
 
“So Long Summer” Hike
5-6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 21
All ages, registration required
 
Pumpkin Party! 
1-3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 22
All ages, registration required
 
 
RECURRING
 
ANSWER ME THIS
Trivia Time!
8 p.m., each week, 3 Crow Bar, Edley’s East, Drifter’s, Edgefield, Lipstick Lounge
East Siders, if you’re one of the sharper tools in the shed (or not, it’s no matter to us), stop by one of the East Side locales to test your wits at trivia. They play a few rounds, with different categories for each question. There might even be some prizes for top scoring teams, but remember: Nobody likes a sore loser.
Monday at Drifter’s
Tuesday at Edley’s BBQ East, Edgefield Sports Bar and Grill, and Lipstick Lounge, (7:30 p.m.)
Thursday at 3 Crow Bar
 
SING US A SONG
M.A.S.S. (Mutual Admiration Society of Songwriters)
7-10 p.m., every other Sunday, Mad Donna’s
Join Mad Donna’s for their night dedicated to all you songwriters out there (which is most of Nashville, right?). The first half of the night is dedicated to a singer/songwriter set, with an open mic at the end of the night. Check out the sweet drink specials, too.
1313 Woodland St.
 
EAST ROOM 
HAS JOKES
Spiffy Squirrel Sundays
6 p.m., Sundays, The East Room
The East Room is making a name for itself in Nashville’s comedy scene in part through Spiffy Squirrel Sundays, started up by The East Room head honcho Ben Jones through NashvilleStandUp.com. Hosted by local comedian Chad Riden, the shows bring in an array of national and local funny guys and gals, and it’s quickly become one of the best places in town for up-and-coming comics to flex their funny bones. If you’re looking for a laugh, check it out. Five bucks gets you in the door. They usually have some music planned for post-laughs, so stick around to see 
the bands.
2412 Gallatin Ave.
 
BRING IT TO 
THE TABLE
Community Hour at
Lockeland Table
4-6 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
Lockeland Table
Lockeland Table is cooking up family-friendly afternoons to help you break out of the 
house or away from that desk for a couple of hours. Throughout the week, they host a community happy hour that includes a special snack and drink menu, as well as a menu just for the kiddies. A portion of all proceeds benefits Lockeland Design Center PTO, so you can feel good about giving back to your neighborhood while schmoozing with your fellow East Nashvillians.
1520 Woodland St., 615.228.4864
 
SHAKE A LEG
Keep On Movin’
10 p.m. until close, Mondays, The 5 Spot
For those looking to hit the dance floor on Monday nights, The 5 Spot’s “Keep on Movin’” dance party is the place to be. This shindig keeps it real with old-school soul, funk, and R&B. Don’t worry, you won’t hear Ke$ha — although you might see her — and you can leave your Apple Bottom jeans at home. If you have two left feet, then snag a seat at the bar. They have two-for-one drink specials, so you can use the money you save on a cover to fill your cup.
1006 Forrest Ave., 615.650.9333
 
RINC, Y’ALL
Scott-Ellis School of Irish Dance
Sundays at DancEast:
2-3 p.m., 7-12 yrs.; 3-4 p.m., teen/adult
Mondays at Eastwood Christian Church:
5-6 p.m., all ages
You’re never too young — or too old — to kick out the Gaelic jams with some Irish Step dancing. No experience, or partner, required. Just you, some enthusiasm, and a heart of gold will have you dancing in the clover before you can say “leprechaun.”
DancEast 805 Woodland St. Suite 315
Eastwood Christian Church
Fellowship Hall 1601 Eastland Ave.
615.300.4388
 
TELL ME 
A STORY
East Side Storytellin’
7 p.m., the first and third Tuesdays, The Post
Looking for something to get your creative juices flowing? They’ve partnered with WAMB radio to present an all-out affair with book readings, musical performances, and author/musician interviews in just one evening. Look for this event twice each month. If you want some adult beverages, feel free to BYOB. Check the website to see who the guests of honor will be for each performance. The event is free, but you may want to reserve a spot by calling East Side Story ahead of time. 
1701 Fatherland St. Suite A.
615.915.1808 (East Side Story).
 
DRAG B-I-N-G-O WAS HER NAME-O
Drag Bingo
8-11 p.m., Tuesdays, Mad Donna’s
Drop by Mad Donna’s Loft for the rotating cast of Drag Bingo-callin’ queens. Each 
week, they’ll have prizes for the first to get to B-I-N-G-O, plus drink specials. They’re calling your name — and possibly your number/letter combo.
1313 Woodland St.
 
NO LAUGH TRACK NEEDED
Ultimate Comedy Show by Corporate Juggernaut
8:30 p.m., Tuesdays, The East Room
Local jokesters have taken up residency in The East Room for Corporate Juggernaut, a weekly series of open-mic comedy shows put on by Gary Fletcher, Jane Borden, and Brandon Jazz. Brad Edwards is your host and his backing band is The Grey Grays. You can always expect to see fresh material and new talent. Doors and sign-up are at 8 p.m. Get 
out and help support Nashville’s growing comedy scene.
2412 Gallatin Ave.
 
FEEL THE BLUES
Blues Power Happy Hour
5-7 p.m. Wednesdays,
The Pub at The Basement East
Beast Pub has a serious case of the blues on Wednesdays. Every week they’ll have local musician Patrick Sweany in the DJ booth. When Sweany is on the road, they’ll have guest DJs bringing you some deep cuts. And what better way to cure the blues than drink specials from Mississippi’s Cathead Vodka and East Tennessee’s Yee Haw Brewing? Beat the Blues at The Beast.
917 Woodland Ave. 
 
FLYING STAND-UP
Flying with Jaybird
7:30 p.m., third Wednesday of every month, Mad Donna’s
Another evening of stand-up takes off the third Wednesday of every month, hosted by local comedian Mary Jay Berger. You can expect to see a fresh lineup each month full of local and national funny dudes and dudettes. Laughs with just a $5 price tag.
1313 Woodland Ave.
 
ART IS FOR EVERYONE
John Cannon Fine Art classes
6-8 p.m., Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-4 p.m., Saturdays, The Idea Hatchery
If you’ve been filling in coloring-book pages for years, but you’re too intimidated to put actual paint to canvas, it might be time to give it a try. Local artist John Cannon teaches intimate art classes at The Idea Hatchery, and the small class size keeps the sessions low-pressure and allows for some one-on-one instruction. If you’re feeling like you could be the next Matisse with a little guidance, sign yourself up.
1108C Woodland St., 615-496-1259
 
WALK, EAT, REPEAT
Walk Eat Nashville
1:30 p.m., Thursdays
11 a.m., Fridays and Saturdays
5 Points
What better way to indulge in the plethora of East Nashville eateries than a walking tour through the tastiest stops? Walk Eat Nashville tours stroll through East Nashville, kicking off in 5 Points, with six tasting stops over three hours. You will walk about 1.5 miles, so you’ll burn some of those calories you’re consuming in the process. This tour offers the chance to interact with the people and places crafting Nashville’s culinary scene. You even get a little history lesson along the way, learning about landmarks and lore on the Eastside. Sign up for your tour online.
Corner of 11th and Woodland Streets
 
PALAVER  RECORDS POWWOW
Palaver Thursday Showcase
9 p.m., Thursdays, fooBAR Too
Looking to hear some fresh new tunes without paying a pretty penny to do it? Head over to fooBAR on Thursday nights — East Nasty-based record label Palaver Records hosts a weekly showcase to promote both local and traveling acts. It gives them a chance to scout performers, bands an opportunity to promote themselves, and music lovers a cheap show to catch during the week (only $5 at the door). You can see an array of different genres from week to week, and the beer always flows easy at foo Too with $3 Yazoo drafts.
2511 Gallatin Road
 
HONESTLY, OFFICER ...
East Nashville Crime Prevention Meeting
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Thursdays, Beyond the Edge
Join your neighbors to talk about crime stats, trends, and various other issues with East Precinct commander David Imhof and head of investigation Lt. Greg Blair. If you are new to the East Side, get up to speed on criminal activity in the area. If you are a recent victim of crime, they want to hear your story.
112 S. 11th St., 615.226.3343
 
ROCKIN’ AT THE SPOT
Tim Carroll’s Friday Night Happy Hour
6-8:30, Fridays, 5 Spot
Your local watering hole has rocker Tim Carroll’s band playing their way through happy hour every Friday. It’s a great Spot to grab a beer and hear some tunes to kick off the weekend — drinks are discounted and the music is free.
1006 Forrest Ave., 615.650.9333
 
CAN’T  FORCE A 
DANCE PARTY
Queer Dance Party
9 p.m.-3 a.m., third Friday of every month,
The 5 Spot
On any given month, the QDP is a mixed bag of fashionably clad attendees (some in the occasional costume) dancing till they can’t dance no mo’ at The 5 Spot, which was coincidentally named the second-best place to dance in Nashville. Help pack out the cozy club, shake a leg, slurp down some of the drink specials, and let your true colors show.
1006 Forrest Ave.
 
THERE’S A FIRST TIME 
CALL IT DIVINE SONGWRITING
Divine Art Café’s Songwriter’s Round in the Fireplace and Brunch
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays, Divine Art Café
Every Saturday gather round the fire with the toffee gurus at Divine Art Café. The Café serves up their brunch, smoothies, coffee, AND toffee for the afternoon while East Nashville songwriter David Llewellyn hosts special musical guests each week. Take your brunch will a side of music. 
604 Gallatin Ave. St. 109. 
 
SAY YES TO IMPROV
Yes and Improv
7 p.m., second Saturday of every month,
Mad Donna’s
The crew of Yes and Improv are sticking to their guns about true improv. They go into each performance blindly, only knowing what stage their supposed to show up on. Their set consists of short form games that last 4-5 minutes, which are fueled entirely by audience suggestions. We think that opens the door to some pretty hilarious possibilities. Show up early for a good seat and throw back some of those 2-4-1’s. 
1313 Woodland St. 
 
POETS WHO KNOW IT
Poetry in the Brew
5:30 p.m. Second Saturday of every month, Portland Brew
Wordsmiths out there: East Nashville’s own open mic poetry night goes down at Portland Brew once a month. A poet is featured every month, with a chance to promote their work and read for 15 minutes — all the other poets get five minutes live. Arrive early because this poetry powwow fills up fast and there is limited seating. Sign-up for the open mic begins at 5:30, with reading starting at 6 p.m. 
1921 Eastland Ave. 
 
 
NEIGHBORHOOD
Meetings & Events
 
MONTESSORI EAST ADMISSIONS TOUR
4 p.m., Sept. 13 and Oct. 11
Admissions tour for parents. 12 months through 6 th grade.
801 Porter Road 
monteastnash.com
 
LOCKELAND SPRINGS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION
6:30 p.m., second Monday of each month
Quarterly meetings are held at Mad Donna’s 
Locations vary, visit lockelandsprings.com for more information.
 
SHELBY HILLS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION
6:30 p.m., third Monday of every odd numbered month, Shelby Community Center
401 S. 20th St.
shelbyhills.org
 
MAXWELL HEIGHTS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION
6 p.m., second Monday of every month
Metro Police East Precinct
936 E. Trinity Lane
 
EASTWOOD NEIGHBORS
6:30 p.m., second Tuesday of every month,
Eastwood Christian Church
1601 Eastland Ave.,
Odd Month Happy Hour: Sept. 8, 5:30 p.m. @ Eastland Cafe
eastwoodneighbors.org
 
GREENWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION
6 p.m., second Tuesday of every month,
House on the Hill
909 Manila St.
greenwoodneighbors.org
 
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIAITON
6 p.m., third Thursday of every month
Kipp Academy 
123 Douglas Ave.
 
EAST NASHVILLE 
CAUCUS
6 p.m., quarterly meetings on Wednesday
July 6, Oct. 5
Metro Police East Precinct
The East Nashville Caucus provides a public forum for East Nashville community leaders, representatives, council members, 
and neighbors. 
936 E. Trinity Lane
 
CHAMBER EAST
8:15-9:30 a.m., first Wednesday of every month, location changes monthly
The Chamber East meets every month for a networking coffee to discuss community updates and how to grow and improve the East Nashville area.
nashvillechamber.com/calendar
 
EAST HILL NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION
6:30 p.m., second Wednesday of every month
Metro Police Precinct East
936 E. Trinity Lane
 
CLEVELAND PARK NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION
6:30 p.m., second Thursday of every month,
Cleveland Park Community Center
610 N. Sixth St.
facebook.com/groups/ClevelandPark
 
INGLEWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION
7 p.m., first Thursday of every month,
Isaac Litton Alumni Center
4500 Gallatin Road
inglewoodrna.org
 
MCFERRIN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION
6:30 p.m., first Thursday of every month,
McFerrin Park Community Center
301 Berry St.
 
ROSEBANK NEIGHBORS
6:30 p.m., third Thursday of every month,
Memorial Lutheran Church
1211 Riverside Drive
 
HENMA
6-8 p.m., second Tuesday of every month, location varies
HENMA is a cooperative formed among East Nashville business owners to promote collaboration with neighborhood associations and city government. Check the association’s website to learn about the organization and where meetings will be held each month.
eastnashville.org
 
DICKERSON ROAD MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
4 p.m., last Thursday of every month,
Metro Police East Precinct
936 E. Trinity Lane
dickersonroadmerchants.com
 
MOMS Club of East Nashville
10 a.m., first Friday of every month, location varies by group
MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support) Club is an international organization of mothers with four branches in the East Nashville area. It provides a support network for mothers to connect with other EN mothers. The meetings are open to all mothers in the designated area. Meetings host speakers, cover regular business items of the organization including upcoming service initiatives and activities, and also allow women to discuss the ins and outs, ups and downs of being a mother. Check their website for the MOMS group in your area.
momsclubeast.blogspot.com
 
fin.