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InfantSEE Day

Tuesday, April 22nd is InfantSEE Day! Hoping to increase awareness of the importance of eye care for children, Precision Eye Care in Providence Commons will perform comprehensive eye exams for babies 6-12 months of age at no cost. Call 758-2344 to schedule your child’s appointment.

Trivia Night

Modern Woodmen of America is holding a Trivia Night for a Matching Fund Project at Charlie Daniels Park on Saturday, April 12th, from 6pm to 8pm. The cost is $25.00 per person or $100.00 per 6-person table. Modern Woodmen of America will match up to $5-thousand dollars to help construct a new Frisbee Golf Course and possibly an additional Bark Park at the new Jones Family Park on North Mt. Juliet Roard just north of Old Lebanon Dirt Rd. Contact Betsy or Josh Conner at 553-2278.

Camp Horizon 5K

The Camp Horizon 5K is on Saturday, March 29th at 9AM. The runners participating help Kids suffering from cancer to enjoy activities at Camp Horizon free of charge.For more information, log on to camphorizontn.org. To Register to Run, go to active.com

Tree Sale

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 281 here in Mt. Juliet is ready for orders for their 4th Annual Tree Sale. Many trees to choose from, each is only $17.00. They’re hardy & healthy. For more information contact Kathy at 288-2971 or by email A-U-X 2-8-1 at comcast dot net. Orders and payment must be received by March 22nd for a March 29th pick up date.

Senior Center Gala

The Annual Spring Gala of the Mt. Juliet Senior Center, sponsored by Modern Woodmen, is coming up on Saturday, March 29th 5PM to 7PM at Walter Sellars Christian Life Center 495 N. Mt Juliet Rd. Call 758-9114 for more info on this fun evening. Also, you can go to www.mjseniorcenter.org for more programs, events, trips, and FUN with friends.

Events 2

More arts and entertainment in Nashville: Widespread Panic plays Thursday Night at the Ryman, while George Thorogood & The Destroyers rock the Wildhorse and the Ben Folds Piano Concerto opens a three day stint at TPAC. Billy Joel plays the Bridgestone on Friday night, a Watercolor Workshop at the Tennessee Art League Friday at 10am; Widespread Panic is back on Friday at the Ryman, the Frist continues to showcase Japanese art and culture with a lecture on Japan’s impact on Fashion this Friday, and Eric Heatherly plays Friday night at Puckett’s Grocery.
The Nashville Predators have their Fang-tastic 5K Saturday morning at 10am, and host the St. Louis Blues that night at 7. The Nashville Humane Association is hosting St. Puppy’s Day Saturday at 10am at Walk of Fame Park. Bar Louie Nashville is hosting the Kegs and Eggs 5K/10K Sunday at 2. Girls’ Night Out Sunday thru Thursday at The Melting Pot, benefitting the Girl Scouts. Bridgestone Arena hosts the massic Christian Music event Winter Jam, with such acts as Newsboys and Thousand Foot Krutch; it’s Sunday Night at 6 with a $10 suggested donation.

Farmers Market Meeting Rescheduled

The meeting about the upcoming season of the Mt. Juliet Farmer’s Market which was scheduled for last week but was cancelled due to the winter storm has been rescheduled. It is now set for NEXT Monday, March 17th from 6pm-8pm at the Mt. Juliet Community Center gym. Topics include: Days, hours, policy changes, and city and state regulations for the upcoming Farmer’s Market. This meeting is open to the public, again Monday, March 17th from 6pm-8pm at the Mt. Juliet Community Center gym.

Chamber Networking Events Coming Up

Would you like to meet new people and grow your professional network? NetWORKS with the Mt. Juliet Chamber of Commerce is the place for you! That’s next Tuesday morning. This event is FREE to most members. But due to limited space, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED – only one representative per business please! If space allows, Non-Members may register for a $20 fee by calling the Chamber office at 758-3478.
Looking for a job? Looking for employees? Chamber CareerWORKS is the place to network and connect with one another! The program is FREE – the breakfast (if desired) is Dutch Treat. That’s Next Tuesday morning at Courtney’s.

Events 1

Craig Campbell headlines a show at the Listening Room Monday night at 6, while local favorite Stacy Michhart rocks Sambuca Monday night at 7. The Frist offers an ARTini event on the Allure of Japan Tuesday at Noon–and that’s included with admission. Also on Tuesday, it’s Story Time for the kids at Nashville Public Library Tuesday morning, The Billy Block Show takes place at Mercy Lounge at 7, and Chris Weaver Band at The Stage on Broadway late Tuesday night. On Wednesday, Dave Petrilli is at The Listening Room, The Second Wednesday book club meets at noon at the Nashville Public Library, and the Champions Challenge Tennis Tournament takes over Bridgestone Arena, with the likes of Connors, McEnroe, and Lendl, Wednesday night at 7. Also of note, Sister Act opens at TPAC on Tuesday. More Arts and events from Nashville coming up later in the show.

More Arts: Visual, Comedy, and Kids

More arts: Super Art Nights and How the West was Won at The Arts Company on Fifth. Visual exhibitions going on all over–Scarritt Bennett, The Rymer, Haynes Galleries, Fidos Coffee Shop, The Country Music Hall of Fame, Tinney Contemporary, Cumberland Gallery, Tennessee State Museum at TPAC, and The Frist.

Comedy is catching on in Nashville too. Craig Robinson from The Office is at Zanies on Friday, while Killer Beaz plays Zanies Thursday and Saturday. Spiffy Squirrel at The East Room every Sunday, check www.NashvilleStandup.com for all the details. East Side Storytellin’ takes place Tuesday at Mad Donna’s.
And get kids involved. Knee High Naturalist at Owl’s Hill in Brentwood, Engineering for Kids and Curious George ongoing at the Discovery Center in the Boro, and the Adventure Science Center in Nashville has the Tinkering Garage. Also Babies and Books: Story Time for Babies and Toddlers, this Wednesday morning and the morning of the 26th, for free at Nashville Public Library.