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    Blair pre-college and adult series start Aug. 15

    (image courtesy of Blair School of Music) Blair School of Music kicks off its pre-college and adult series of classes, private lessons and ensembles on Wednesday, Aug. 15. Private lessons are offered in all orchestral and many folk instruments. Kindermusik classes for ages 18 months to 6 years… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2012

  • Aerial Fabricators will be among the featured performers at the 2012 Sideshow Fringe Festival. (image courtesy of Sideshow Fringe Festival)

    Sideshow Fringe Festival provides weekend fun

    Aerial Fabricators will be among the featured performers at the 2012 Sideshow Fringe Festival. (image courtesy of Sideshow Fringe Festival) The second annual Sideshow Fringe Festival – featuring theater, dance, puppetry, spoken word, film, visual arts and more – is scheduled for Aug. 2-5 at several locations… Read More

    Aug. 1, 2012

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    Sign up now for annual breast cancer walk

    iStockphoto The 11th annual Nashville Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 20. Last year, more than 17,000 participants walked five miles through downtown Nashville and raised $500,000. The goal of organizers is to grow the event over the next two years and raise $1… Read More

    Jul. 10, 2012

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    Openings still available for Kindermusik classes at Blair

    (Steve Green/Vanderbilt) Summer classes for Blair School of Music’s Kindermusik program begin June 26, and openings are still available in many of the classes. For a complete list of class descriptions and schedules, go here. Note: The 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Zoo Train class is now… Read More

    Jun. 19, 2012

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    Hear free music for the whole family at Dragon Music Sundays

    The dragon at Fannie Mae Dees Park. Vanderbilt is among the sponsors of the Fifth Annual Dragon Music Sundays concert series. Every Sunday through June 24, hear free music at Fannie Mae Dees Park, also known as “Dragon Park.” The music starts at 4 p.m. Performers include: May 27… Read More

    May. 23, 2012

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    Vanderbilt Divinity discussion: Can a Mormon Be President?

    Kathleen Flake, a religious historian who teaches and writes about the interaction between American religion and law, will speak April 24 at a Vanderbilt Divinity School Community Breakfast. Read More

    Apr. 16, 2012

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    Fly kites and fight obesity March 24

    (iStockphoto) Kids and Kites Day, co-sponsored by the Vanderbilt Institute for Obesity, is scheduled for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Bicentennial Mall. The public is invited to bring a kite, family members, lawn chairs, a pair of comfortable shoes and lots of… Read More

    Mar. 7, 2012

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    Geology walk with Mayor Dean and Molly Miller draws crowd

    Earth and environmental sciences professor Molly Miller (left) gets assistance from Mayor Karl Dean while pointing out some geological features hikers could expect to see during the geology walk Feb. 18. (Image courtesy of Metro Photographer Gary Layda) Clouds and temperatures in the 50s on a Saturday afternoon were… Read More

    Feb. 22, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Mayor Dean addresses campus group

    Mayor Karl Dean (John Russell/Vanderbilt) Nashville Mayor Karl Dean was the guest speaker at the Division of Public Affairs’ bimonthly staff meeting held at Sarratt Student Center Jan. 11. The mayor, now in his second term, spoke at length about several of his focuses since taking office,… Read More

    Jan. 11, 2012

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    VITA program’s free tax preparation offers convenience, valuable refunds

    Give to United Way of Metropolitan Nashville and support the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program and other community initiatives Households earning less than $49,000 per year qualify for free tax preparation assistance through the VITA program. To find a VITA site near you, dial 2-1-1 on your phone. (photo… Read More

    Dec. 21, 2011

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    High Hopes gives every child a chance to reach for the stars

    Give to Community Health Charities of Tennessee and help preschool children with special needs learn alongside their typically developing peers High Hopes' Inchworm Room features literacy concepts incorporated throughout the classroom to provide multiple modes of learning during the day. (image courtesy of High Hopes) The diagnosis of a… Read More

    Dec. 15, 2011

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    Teaching kitchens help families on a budget combat childhood obesity

    Give to United Way of Metropolitan Nashville and help Family Teaching Kitchens bring healthy food options to Nashville families Chef David Owens (left) conducts the first Family Teaching Kitchen at St. Luke's Community House on Sept. 19, 2011. (Photo courtesy of United Way of Metropolitan Nashville) Being at the… Read More

    Dec. 13, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    A Tradition of Giving

    Community giving continues Vanderbilt’s tradition of helping its neighbors in need Support the local charity that is most meaningful to you during Vanderbilt's community giving campaign, which continues through Dec. 31. (iStockphoto) Each day, faculty and staff come to work at Vanderbilt to further the missions that define the… Read More

    Dec. 5, 2011

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    Recovery continues for those affected by May 2010 flood

    Give to United Way of Metropolitan Nashville and help St. Luke’s Community House’s Restore the Dream center continue to help Nashvillians recover from the flood The aftermath in downtown Nashville of the May 2010 flood. (image courtesy of United Way of Metropolitan Nashville) Denice O’Neill was scheduled to return… Read More

    Nov. 21, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Feedback wanted on proposed additional bus route from Williamson County

    (photo courtesy of RTA) The Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority and Regional Transportation Authority are considering the proposed addition of a morning bus route from Williamson County to the Vanderbilt/Midtown area. The addition to Route 91X (Franklin/Brentwood Express) would travel each morning from Williamson County direct… Read More

    Nov. 16, 2011

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    Vanderbilt Gives website will coordinate employee giving

    (John Russell/Vanderbilt) A new website will serve as the central location to coordinate charitable giving by Vanderbilt faculty and staff to the university, to Vanderbilt University Medical Center and to the Nashville community, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced Sept. 22. Vanderbilt Gives consolidates the annual Community Giving, Faculty-Staff… Read More

    Sep. 26, 2011

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    Train to run or walk a 5K with Mayor Karl Dean

    The kick-off for this November event is on Sept. 10. Read More

    Sep. 24, 2011

  • Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos (Vanderbilt University)

    A message from Chancellor Zeppos about giving to Vanderbilt and the community

    Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos Dear Colleagues, Vanderbilt is a “giving” institution. Through providing access to a distinctive educational experience to many talented young students, through discovery that gives meaning to life and through research that leads to cures for human maladies, we serve humanity and seek to respond to… Read More

    Sep. 22, 2011

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    Have lunch and learn about Big Brother Big Sisters Oct. 14

    (image courtesy of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee) A representative from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee will conduct an informational lunch and learn meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Sarratt Student Center, Room 325/327. A free lunch will be… Read More

    Sep. 20, 2011

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    Sarratt Art Studios gives you five reasons to take an art class this fall

    Sarratt Art Studios is offering an expanded schedule of studio art classes this fall, beginning Sept. 12. Read More

    Aug. 22, 2011