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102 free things to do in the Nashville area in 2018

...been an annual Fourth of July event since 2007. It takes place at East Park, 700 Woodland St. rain-or-shine, starting with a parade of fire trucks and free hot chicken samples...

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Vanderbilt's Dyer Observatory, 1000 Oman Drive, Brentwood, has "Open House Days" 9 a.m.-noon the first Tuesday of most months. Make a reservation and get a tour of the observatory and star chamber and look through the solar telescope. Details: www.dyer.vanderbilt.edu.

...on Wednesdays and 1 p.m.- sunset on Saturdays at Radnor Lake State Park at 1160 Otter Creek Road. You can also make a reservation to enjoy a sunrise or sunset canoe float at...

...and accompanying adults — Letterpress Art Workshop at the museum's Hatch Show Print facility at 224 Fifth Ave. S. at noon, 1 and 2 p.m. Attendees need a program pass to guarantee admission...

Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree tapes at 10 p.m. almost every Saturday, with free admission at the Texas Troubadour Theatre, 2416 Music Valley Drive. It airs at midnight on WSM 650-AM. Details: 615-255-7503 or www.ernesttubb.com.

...can take a self-guided tour almost any time during daylight hours. The park, at 1100 Fort Negley Blvd., also has an outdoor hands-on fossil collection site where visitors are encouraged to dig...

Tennessee Agricultural Museum, 440 Hogan Road, has an extensive collection of home and farm artifacts from the 19th and 20th centuries...

The interactive all-age "sprayground" at Cumberland Park at 592 S. First St. is open May 26 - Sept. 3, with fountains that range from ones that spray tiny...

Bells Bend Park and Outdoor Center, at 4187 Old Hickory Blvd., has an array of fun programming too, including night hikes, scavenger hunts, archaeology programs, birding...

Nashville's 24th annual Movies in the Park will be in Elmington Park, 3531 West End Ave., on Thursdays in June. There is pre-movie fun, including games, giveaways, food trucks and other vendors, and the movies begin at dusk. Details: 615-862-8400.

The City of Franklin offers outdoor family movies at Pinkerton Park, at 405 Murfreesboro Road in Franklin. Details: 615-550-6947 or Franklin-gov.com/government/parks.

The Franklin Farmers Market is open seasonally on Saturdays at the back of The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road, and in addition to the produce, features live music and family events, including a Tomato Festival in July and a watermelon festival in August. Details: Franklinfarmersmarket.com.

Hip Donelson Farmers Market is a music and market combo with produce and live music on Friday nights in the summer at 2730 Lebanon Road (the old Two Rivers Ford, now Ace Hardware parking lot). Details: Hipdonelsonfarmersmarket.org.

...giving visitors a good look at the lives of the early settlers. It is at 170 First Ave. N. Details: 615-862-8400...

The Upper Room Chapel and Museum, at 1908 Grand Ave., has special exhibits at Christmas and Easter, as well as a permanent collection of international...

    102 free things to do in the Nashville area in 2018
    When it comes to finding things to do in the Nashville area, my motto is always "if it's free, its for me." And here in Middle Tennessee in 2018, there is plenty for my list. This Nashville Symphony's outdoor concert series is a perennial summer favorite, with the full symphony playing outdoor concerts at various Middle Tennessee locations in June.
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Jan 11

Three men arrested for aiming guns at security camera, leading police on chase

The driver and passenger of a red Chevy Cruze were seen pointing guns at a security camera at the development. When an officer tried to stop the vehicle at South 5th Street and Woodland Street just after midnight, the driver sped onto Ellington Parkway.

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Metro Police say three men were seen early Thursday trespassing in the 600 block of South 8th Street in the Cayce Homes development.

    Three men arrested for aiming guns at security camera, leading police on chase
    Three men are in jail after aiming guns at a public housing security camera and later leading police on a chase on Ellington Parkway. Metro Police say three men were seen early Thursday trespassing in the 600 block of South 8th Street in the Cayce Homes development.
    http://www.wsmv.com

Jan 11

Nashville MLK Day of Events

600 Woodland Street

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28th & Jefferson Street

1000 17th Avenue North

    Nashville MLK Day of Events - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.
    Initiated by Congress in 1994, the King Day of Service transforms the federal holiday into a national day of community service grounded in Dr. King's teachings of nonviolence and social justice. The holiday is a day ON, where people of...Read more →
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Jan 04

5K MLK Run and Walk

Location: East Park Community Center @ 600 Woodland Street, Nashville, TN  37206

    5K MLK Run and Walk | Nashville Guru
    Event Details: Event: 5K 4 MLK Run and Walk Date: Monday, January 15, 2018 Time: 8:00am Location: East Park Community Center @ 600 Woodland Street, Nashvil
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Jan 01

Nashville opens overflow shelter as frigid temperatures linger

The East Park Community Center, located at 700 Woodland Street, will open as a shelter beginning at 6 p.m. Monday. It will stay open until 8 a.m. Tuesday.

    Nashville opens overflow shelter as frigid temperatures linger
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - The city of Nashville will open an overflow shelter Monday night as the frigid temperatures linger in Middle Tennessee. The East Park Community Center, located at 700 Woodland Street, will open as a shelter beginning at 6 p.m. Monday. It will stay open until 8 a.m.
    http://wkrn.com

Dec 19

1 injured in East Nashville shooting

The shooting happened on Leland Drive. The victim and another person then drove to the gas station at the corner of Main Street and South Fifth Street, where they stopped for help.

    1 injured in East Nashville shooting
    A man was shot near an East Nashville gas station after police say he was trying to sell a gaming system.
    http://www.wsmv.com

Dec 07

Nashville Cold Weather Community Response. M...

Nashville Cold Weather Community Response. Metro is opening a cold weather shelter at East Park Community Center, 600 Woodland Street. ​ Hours open: Thursday, 12/7/17 from 7:30 pm to 7 am Friday, 12/8/17. This is an overflow shelter for people who cannot access other shelter space in Nashville.

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Dec 07

Will it snow in Nashville this weekend?

Due to the cold temperatures, Metro Nashville announced Thursday it was opening an overnight shelter at East Park Community Center, 600 Woodland St., for the next several days.

    Will it snow in Nashville this weekend?
    CLOSE Despite forecasts earlier this week suggesting the possibility of flurries on Friday in Middle Tennessee, the region probably won't see the white stuff this weekend. The National Weather Service in Nashville on Thursday said a dry air mass expected to move through the state likely won't bring enough moisture to produce snow.
    http://www.tennessean.com

Dec 07

Nashville to open shelter as temperatures fall

The shelter will be located at 600 Woodland St.

    Nashville to open shelter as temperatures fall
    With temperatures expected to plummet well below freezing overnight for the next several days, Metro officials are opening a shelter for those needing relief from the cold. Metro Social Services will open the East Park Community Center shelter overnight Thursday, to offer relief from the icy temperatures.
    http://www.tennessean.com

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