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Fork & Vine farm-to-table dinner benefits foster families

Fork & Vine farm-to-table dinner benefits foster families
Tickets are on sale now for the Third Annual Fork & Vine Dinner, a farm-to-table experience at the Gratidude Ranch in western Williamson County. Fork & Vine benefits S.A.F.E., which serves foster youth and foster families in the area by hosting monthly birthday bashes, annual Easter Egg hunts for all foster children and foster families, along ...
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Statewide historic preservation conference coming in September

Statewide historic preservation conference coming in September
This year’s annual Tennessee Preservation Trust statewide preservation conference is set for Sept. 20-22 in downtown Franklin. The Franklin Marriott Cool Springs is the headquarters hotel for the out-of-town guests expected at the conference. This year’s theme is Preservation and Placemaking Possibilities – that exist across Tennessee. The conference is d...
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FrankTalks eclipse program Monday will feature astronomers

FrankTalks eclipse program Monday will feature astronomers
Rocky Alvey, director of Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory, and observatory astronomer Billy Teets will present a program on Aug. 14 about The Mighty Sky and specifically about the 2017 Solar Eclipse, which will come through Middle Tennessee on Aug. 21 in the middle of the day. The program is part of Franklin Tomorrow’s FrankTalks series. Attendees can ...
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Taste of Indy will feature restaurant bites, celebrity chef

Taste of Indy will feature restaurant bites, celebrity chef
INDEPENDENCE HIGH SCHOOL PTSO Independence High School PTSO will host the first annual Taste of Indy from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17. The community is invited to come and enjoy an evening filled with delicious samplings from local restaurants, a silent auction, cooking demonstrations by Guest Chef Tamie Cook, and live orchestra & ...
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BOB MCKINNEY: What I know

BOB MCKINNEY: What I know
Technology continues to perplex and challenge me, even as I advance in my usage of it. Some of the smartphone features are downright creepy. And even though I used to jokingly say my phone isn’t that smart, I will now retract any such statements. It’s pretty smart after all. As previously shared, I recently acquired a ...
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Longview Rec hosts drive-in movie experience Aug. 26

Longview Rec hosts drive-in movie experience Aug. 26
The parking lot at the Longview Recreation Center in Spring Hill will become a drive-in movie on Saturday, Aug. 26 for the second annual Family Food & Film Nite. Enjoy a night of free fun watching “The Secret life of Pets” while you feast on eats from food trucks including Padrino’s Pops, 313 Coneys and the Cool Kernel ...
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Bridges Domestic Violence Center earns $27,000 grant

Bridges Domestic Violence Center earns $27,000 grant
Bridges Domestic Violence Center received a grant from The Healing Trust, which awarded funds totaling over $1 Million in its most recent grant cycle. The grant was for $27,000 and will be used for general operations of the shelter and Bridges’ programs. “We are deeply grateful for the life changing work done by these 30 grantee ...
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Williamson County CASA granted $25k

Williamson County CASA granted $25k
Williamson County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) received a $25,000 grant this week from The Healing Trust. The Healing Trust is a local non-religious nonprofit which collects and grants money to Middle Tennessee organizations helping the community. The grant is to help cover operational expenses for CASA’s efforts in Williamson county. CASA volunteers advo...
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Art Scene Friday features 27 locations, free trolley rides

Art Scene Friday features 27 locations, free trolley rides
Franklin Art Scene returns from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 4, to highlight local artists and the robust artistic community in Downtown Franklin. The Art Scene trolley will offer free rides throughout the crawl, which features 27 sites featuring oil painting, watercolors, photography, mixed-media, ceramics and other media. Franklin Art Scene is hosted by the ...
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Pickleball clinics coming to Westhaven and Academy Park

Pickleball clinics coming to Westhaven and Academy Park
Events designed to introduce people to the sport of pickleball are coming up this Sunday and in September. From 5:30 – 8 p.m. on Sunday, Westhaven welcomes The Nashville Pickleball Club to the Westhaven Residents Club Tennis Courts to present a brief history and important rules on the fastest growing sport in the United States. Pickleball is a racquet ...
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