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EVERY. FAMILY. MATTERS.

SUMMER DREAMIN'! Discover Local Day Camps

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THINGS TO DO: VALENTINE DATES AT HOME, PETE THE CAT AT NCT, TAKE A BLACK HISTORY MONTH TOUR & LOTS MORE!


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Vanderbilt Children’s After-Hours and Urgent Care Clinics When your child needs care and your pediatrician’s office is closed, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital is close at hand. Our board-certified pediatricians, specially trained nurses, and other team members offer personalized care to meet the unique needs of your child. We also work closely with your pediatrician to ensure continuity of care is maintained. Our staff manages a variety of illnesses and injuries, including: • Allergies • Evaluation of orthopaedic issues, including casting of injuries to arms and legs • Foreign objects in ears and noses • Gastrointestinal illnesses, such as vomiting and diarrhea with mild dehydration

• Poison ivy, rashes, bug bites, and skin infections • Respiratory problems, such as coughs, asthma, and croup • Simple wounds • Sore throats and ear infections • Sunburn

We can see your child today. Clinics are open seven days a week with evening and weekend hours, and you can save your spot online. Visit VanderbiltChildrensAfterHours.com and select the clinic location of your choice: • Brentwood

• Murfreesboro

• Hendersonville

• Smyrna

• Mt. Juliet

• Spring Hill

Walk-ins are always welcome, and we also offer telehealth appointments.


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SMARTER KIDS

Brush Up! Clean Baby’s gums before teeth erupt then keep good hygiene going as he grow.

DIY Field Trips Take the kids out for shared learning experiences.

25 SUMMER PLANS 2021 Local Day Camp PREVIEW Summer camps are safe and secure for the coming season and it’s time to register the kids!

THINGS TO DO

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30 DAILY EVENTS 32 PICASSO AT THE FRIST 35 NCT’S PETE THE CAT 40 TAKE YOUR OWN BLACK HISTORY TOUR

42 AT-HOME VALENTINE IDEAS FOR PARENTS

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ON THE COVER: A happy camper at Deer Run Camps & Retreats located in Thompson’s Station.

of the month: From American singer, songwriter, actress, author, businesswoman and humanitarian, DOLLY PARTON.

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MANAGING & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR

Michael W. Aldrich michael@daycommedia.com

EDITOR’S NOTE Teach kids to speak up.

“Love is something sent from heaven to worry the hell out of you.”

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PARENT NEWS The National Museum of African American Music is open; Winterfest at Gaylord Opryland & more newsy tidbits.

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very Wednesday on our Facebook page we give away prizes for #WINSday. Learn more here:

FEBRUARY’S PRIZES

HOW IT WORKS!

Wednesday, Feb. 10: A family combo pack: Four passes to the Country Music Hall of Fame; Hatch Show Print AND Studio B!

On each Wednesday’s prior Thursday, we deliver an e-newsletter which includes the upcoming #WINSday prize and the correct answer. On Wednesday (aka Winsday), we announce the #WINSday prize on Facebook asking, “What day is it?” You post the EXACT answer and we enter you into our drawing! Winners are announced the following day on Facebook.

Wednesday, Feb. 3: A family four-pack to the Nashville Zoo.

Wednesday, Feb. 17 A family four-pack to the Nashville Zoo. Wednesday, Feb. 24 A family combo pack: Four passes to the Country Music Hall of Fame; Hatch Show Print AND Studio B!

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Kevin Mutz distribution@daycommedia.com

MISSION STATEMENT Nashville, Rutherford, Sumner and Williamson Parent Magazines aim to provide the community connection parents long for. We help moms, dads and families navigate the uncharted waters of family life, and we weave bright threads of joy and opportunity into the daily lives of families.

Our magazines are published monthly by Day Communications, Inc. The mailing address is 1229 Lakeview Drive, Ste. A., Franklin, TN 37067. Phone number: 855-949-6678. E-mail to: npinfo@daycommedia.com. Every precaution has been taken to ensure the accuracy of published material, however, NASHVILLE/ RUTHERFORD/SUMNER/WILLIAMSON PARENT cannot be held responsible for opinions expressed or facts supplied by its authors. NASHVILLE/RUTHERFORD/SUMNER/ WILLIAMSON PARENT is copyright © 2021 by Day Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction without written permission is prohibited.

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DAY BY DAY Speak Up, Child!

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y father used to say, jokingly, “Children should be seen and not heard.” As a kid, I would laugh for the twinkle in his eye, understanding that he was kidding, but suspecting in my core, that maybe he really wasn’t. We were five noisy kids and Dad was a writer; he was probably 100 percent serious. Adults are like that. They say many things that are open to interpretation, but with parenting kids, you have to be ultra clear. You have to be specific with children in order for them to understand your expectations ... or they will find the loopholes. But in my opinion, the expression, “children should be seen and not heard,” just doesn’t cut it today. Children aren’t heard enough. They are often silent on their devices. Parents have to draw them out, make real efforts to communicate with them and insist that they talk. It’s not just about the importance of communication, it’s about the future and about growing up and recognizing the importance of speaking your mind. The First Amendment to the Constitution provides for freedom of speech, freedom of press, freedom of religion and freedom to protest. Children need to learn these basic values so they can grow into adults who speak and share their points of view. Today more than ever we need to provide homes where Mom, Dad and the kids speak freely and are heard. John Lewis, American statesman and civil rights activist, put it clearly in 2017 when he said, “I say to young people all the time ... I say when you see something that’s not right, not fair, not just, you cannot afford to be silent. You have to speak up, speak out and find a way to get in the way, to get in what I call ‘good trouble, necessary trouble.’” Lewis was wise about that. We must provide a smooth pathway for our children to get in necessary trouble. In your house, your kids need to know that their unique point of view is valid and that they ARE heard. If you dictate what your kids can or cannot say, then your kids aren’t really free. They will find friends they can talk to and eventually box you out. Of course you don’t want cussing kids, disrespectful kids, warring kids. You want kids who say, “My parents talk with me, they hear me out, we go back and forth and look at all sides.” What is the point of free speech if children are afraid to speak freely? Teach your kids to be brave and to talk up. Teach them to be courageous to speak their minds respectfully and listen to them when they do. It’s never been more important than it is today.

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ALL LOCATIONS NOW ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS

Comprehensive, Quality care for your child, close to home.

WE LOVE OUR PATIENTS AND FAMILIES! Having a relationship with your child’s healthcare provider is at the heart of parenting. We are here when you need us every step of the way! You can turn to us in minutes with extended walk-in hours evenings and weekends and new telehealth options. We will be here for all of the milestones, too, with convenient appointments for well exams each weekday.

ALL LOCATIONS ARE OPEN Office hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays for well and sick visits.

WE ARE NOW OFFERING TELEMEDICINE OPTIONS Please call ahead to see if your visit can be conducted via telemedicine.

OPEN EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS Hours and availability vary by location, visit tnpeds.com for details.

SAME DAY APPOINTMENTS FOR SICK VISITS

Now is the time to get flu shots. Schedule today!

Serving your family at our four locations. 4720 Trader’s Way, Ste. 600 Thompson’s Station, TN 37179

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5505 Edmondson Pike, Ste. 104 Nashville, TN 37211

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PARENT NEWS

The National Museum of African American Music is Open to the Public

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ashville is known as the country music destination, but now it’s adding soul, gospel, and R&B, thanks to the addition of a new museum focusing on African American music. The National Museum of African American Music held its ribboncutting ceremony on MLK Day at the museum, located in downtown Nashville. It is now open to the public. It’s the first and only museum of its kind in the U.S. featuring seven galleries that use artifacts, objects, memorabilia, clothing and state-of-the-art technology to walk guests through the history of African American music, from the early 1600s to present day. The experience starts with a short introductory film that provides an overview of West and Central African cultures. It goes on to describe various time periods

that influenced the creation of African American music, such as the Reconstruction era, Jim Crow, the Great Migration, World War I and II, and the Harlem Renaissance. “We have been preparing for this day for more than 20 years, but this museum has actually been more than 400 years in the making,” says museum president and CEO H. Beecher Hicks III. Due to safety protocols, the museum is currently allowing timed entry only. Admission is free for children 6 and younger; $13.50 for ages 7 - 17; $24.95 for adults 18 - 64; and $18.75 for seniors. The address is 510 Broadway in Nashville. The phone number is 615-301-8724. For more information and to reserve your tickets, visit nmaam.org.

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NEWS

Gaylord Opryland’s inaugral Winterfest offers a wide array of indoor and outdoor family-friendly activities such as ice tubing, ice skating and ice bumper cars outside on the Pinetop lawn. For more information on pricing and booking, visit gaylordopryland.com.

QUICK BITES • THE NASHVILLE PREDATORS’ GET OUT AND LEARN (G.O.A.L.) program gives kids ages 4 - 9 the experience of learning to play ice hockey ... for FREE! New G.O.A.L. sessions are being held at Ford Ice Center (5264 Hickory Hollow Parkwary, Antioch) on Sun., February 7 from 3:30 - 4 p.m. and also from 4:15 - 4:45 p.m. At Ford Ice Center, Bellevue (7638 Hwy. 70 S., Nashville) Bellevue, G.O.A.L. is slated for Sun. Feb. 7 from 12 - 12:30 p.m. and also from 12:45-1:15 p.m. All equipment is provided. Kids already in a hockey program are not eligible for G.O.A.L., it is intended for new skaters only. Presented by Erie Insurance, to register your child, go to nhl.com/predators/community/youthhockey/goal-program. • THE NASHVILLE SOUNDS FOUNDATION awards scholarships each year to four deserving Middle Tennessee graduating high school seniors heading to college in the fall. Recipients receive $2,500 to be used for tuition. Students are eligible to apply if they will be heading to college next fall, have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and if they can demonstrate the

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value of education, good work ethic and community outreach. The deadline for this year’s scholarships is Fri., Feb. 26. Download the 2021 Scholarship application at milb.com/nashville/community/scholarship. • LIFEGUARD TRAINING COURSES taking place this month are slated for Spring Hill, TN from Feb. 4 - 7; and in Brentwood Feb. 24 - 27. Additional training will be held in March, April and May. Offered through Williamson County Parks and Rec’s Aquatics Division, to take the course, you must be 15 upon completion of the course. Training features online and in-person instruction; class sizes are limited. Go to wcparksandrec.com and click on “Aquatics” or contact Kristin.Pitts@ williamsoncounty-tn.gov. • BABYSITTING; CHILD CPR and more classes are now offered online by the American Red Cross. “Babysitting Basics” is available for kids ages 11 and older, covering safety, providing care for babies and little ones, choosing age-appropriate activities and more for $35. “Child and Baby First Aid/CPR/AED” is also avail-

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able, although the course does not meet requirements for workplace certification. Learn how to respond in a virtual setting to emergencies involving babies and children. See all of the online courses the American Red Cross is currently offering at redcrosss.org. Click on “Training and Certification.” • FAVORITE CHILDREN’S MUSICAL ARTIST LAURIE BERKNER holds two special, live, Virtual Family Concerts on Valentine’s Day, Sunday, Feb. 14. Berkner will perform popular songs, interact with the audience through the screen and bring a few surprises, too.The first concert is at 11 a.m. Central (buy the first get the second free), and the second is at 4 p.m. Central. Tickets are $20 at live.laurieberkner.com. • JOSH GROBAN GIVES A LIVESTREAMED VIRTUAL VALENTINE CONCERT on Sunday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. CT. Tickets are $30 + $2 handling fee. Expect an intimate event, perfect for the entire family. Get your ticket at joshgroban.com.


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smarter kids By Susan Day

BRUSH UP

Good Dental Care During COVID Dental cavities can be chronic for kids in childhood; let no baby tooth go unbrushed!

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y girl was an early bloomer. She had her first tooth when she was just two months old — at least I think so. I was so pre-occupied with work stuff, household chores and new mommy duties that I don’t know for sure when it first arrived. I DO remember using a clean, damp washcloth to gently rub that little tooth into existence.

BABY CARE Every baby is special and unique. Some babies will have their milk teeth, aka baby teeth, almost completely by 18 months, while some are just about to start in the teething journey. In most cases,

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teeth development is due to genetics. If late teething runs in the family, then there is a pretty high chance that your child will develop teeth on the later side, not that it matters. But lack of nutrients and vitamins are the other factors that can contribute to late teething. For instance, if you are using baby formula exclusively for your baby, you might consider mixing breast milk and baby formula to ensure that your baby is getting enough calcium and vitamin C to support bone development, boost immunity and lessen the risk of delayed teething. No matter late or early teeth though, dentists say the best way to care and safeguard your baby’s teeth is to start dental care early. That means cleaning your baby’s gums with a soft, damp cloth,

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after feedings, before the first tooth arrives, and then after a tooth arrives, beginning a brushing routine. As soon as Baby’s first tooth pokes through the gums, you can add gentle brushing to his daily morning and nighttime routine. Make sure that you use a softbristled brush on Baby’s new teeth, and just a teeny dot of toothpaste. When two teeth arrive next to each other, start the flossing routine.

CAVITIES According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in five kids ages 5 - 11 have at least one untreated decayed tooth. My daughter was 2 when I first took her to our family dentist. I was confident that her teeth were in good shape because we never missed a day of brushing and flossing. To my surprise, the dentist found three cavities which needed treating. He recommended having one of my daughter’s teeth extracted to prevent dental caries from spreading, but I opted not to do that since she was only 2. I don’t know if I made a mistake or not, but she has beautiful, strong teeth today!

BABY TEETH No matter what, don’t take your kids’ dental care for granted. Serious teeth problems can affect appetite and speech development if they go undetected. Here are simple tips for taking good care of your baby’s milk teeth. Gum Care – Proper dental care starts even before your baby’s first teeth are out. Removing the bacteria off the gums is important to remove any plaque that can damage the developing baby teeth. Moisten a soft gauze or cloth and gently wipe the gum. Make it a habit to clean your baby’s gum before bedtime and after feedings. Brushing – Brush teeth twice a day. Use a soft toothbrush. Start with a small dab of fluoride tooth-

paste — as small as a rice grain — and incrementally increase this to reach the size of a pea. Flossing – Good dental care includes flossing, yet many kids skip this part. Snodgrass-King Dental Practice says as soon as your child has two teeth that touch, you can begin to teach flossing dental habits. Be extra gentle with kids and never apply so much pressure that it hurts. Regular dental visits – Prepare your child before a scheduled visit. Help him understand the importance of the checkup and try to remove any anxiety or negative feeling that he (or you!) have about the appointment. Have a good relationship with the dentist and ask important questions such as those related to teething, proper oral care routine and managing dental problems. Be a role model – Parents are the first teachers and role models of for children. Be a good example to your kids. Show them the right way of flossing and brushing the teeth. Limit sweet and starchy snacks in the house. Above all, be there for them and always remind them how important dental health is to your life. Susan Day is editor of this publication.

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BEST BRUSHING TIPS •

TRACK DAILY HABITS

For toddlers and young children, a stamp or sticker may be reward enough for a good brushing/flossing session, but if you have to sweeten the incentive with a daily matchbox car or other small item, do it.

• “SESAME STREET” Provides printables for little ones to enjoy as a way of reinforcing good habits. Go to sesamestreet.org/printables, then scroll to the “Staying Healthy” batch.

• TRY AN APP BRUSH DJ (Android/iOS). An award-winning app that makes brushing fun, the app lets you choose the music you want for two minutes of brushing. BRUSH UP (Android/iOS). The app uses your phone’s camera as a “virtual mirror” so kids can watch themselves brush. Kids earn rewards for proper brushing techniques. TOOTHSAVERS (iOS). There’s a fairytale storyline with this app, giving kids incentive to save the game’s kingdom by removing a cavity-driven spell. BRUSHEEZ LITTLE MONSTER (iOS). With this app, kids play with Little Monsters before brushing starts. Next, the Little Monsters guide your child through the brushing activity. BRUSH TEETH WITH THE WIGGLES (Android/ iOS). Great for little wigglers, Wiggles’ characters and other kids are featured brushers there to inspire your child. Rewards, too.

• MAKE SURE YOUR CHILD HAS A TOOTHBRUSH & PASTE THAT HE LIKES Take your kids to the toothbrush aisle and let them choose their own brush. Bear in mind that many dentists consider electric toothbrushes to be best for kids. Some suggestions: DA-DA TECH BABY ELECTRIC TOOTHBRUSH JACK N’ JILL BUZZY BRUSH LANBEIBEI’S U-SHAPED SMART BRUSH ORAL-B KIDS’ ELECTRIC TOOTHBRUSH PHILIPS SONICARE KIDS TOOTHBRUSH

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LET THE FUN BEGIN!

Classes For Kids, Parents & The Whole Family

IS YOUR TODDLER’S LANGUAGE DELAYED? Vanderbilt Kidtalk is looking for families to participate in a virtual study looking at the effects of an online language intervention.

THREE CONVENIENT LOCATIONS: FRANKLIN 209 South Royal Oaks Blvd. Suite 124 BRENTWOOD/NASHVILLE 5714 C Edmondson Pike MURFREESBORO 710 Memorial Blvd., Suite 122 Special Valentine’s Day Free Family Event Feb. 13th Daddy/Daughter & Mother /Son class!

Scan the QR code to take our online eligibility survey → Contact us for more information: kidtalk@vanderbilt.edu 615.322.8160

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DIY

Field Trips with Kids

Boost your child’s education by getting hands-on together at interesting locales either near or within a couple of hours of Middle Tennessee. nashvilleparent.com

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ALL OF THE FOLLOWING LOCALES HAVE COVID-SAFE GUIDELINES IN PLACE FOR YOUR FAMILY

Field Trips, Near

ADVENTURE SCIENCE CENTER (ASC) 800 Fort Negley Blvd. Nashville, TN 37203 615-862-5160 adventuresci.org

an in-depth look at master painter Pablo Picasso’s fascination with humans and emotions. Figures is making it’s sole U.S. appearance at the Frist — take the kids!

Live science shows, permanent and traveling exhibits, the Sudekum Planetarium (current shows include “Destination to Mars” and “Nightwatch” for ages 6 and older and “Incoming” for ages 9 and older) and lots of handson learning and free play. During this period of time, admission is only through timed entry, online.

TENNESSEE AGRICULTURAL MUSEUM 404 Hogan Road Nashville, TN 37220 615-837-5197 tn.gov/agmuseum

All ages can explore hisAMUSE’UM toric log cabins, CHILDREN’S MUSEUM The oldest artifact at the Tennessee Agricultural Museum is this wooden moldboard plow, dating a one-room 123 W. &th St. back to the 1700s. It enabled a farmer to plow one-to-two acres of land in a day. school house, Columbia, TN 38401 a blacksmith 931-223-6337 shop, a variety DISCOVERY CENTER Jackson’s tomb. All ages can amuseumcolmbia.com of antique farm equipment and 502 SE Broad St. enjoy learning about Jackson A children’s museum including tools, gardens and trails. On the Murfreesboro, TN 37130 during the self walking tour with three play zones. Play Zone 1: first Friday of each month, the 615-890-2300 audio. Currently only open Thu a barn; baby hospital; Kroger; museum hosts free 45-minute explorethedc.org Mon from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Dr. Office; Chick-fil-a; Vet Clinic. programs for young students. Children ages 2 and younger Zone 2: a Lite Brite Wall; Baskin February’s program is “George are always free at this handsCARTER HOUSE AND Robbin’s; First Farmer’s Bank; Washington: First Farmer and on museum for kids including Fire fighter/Police dress up; Doll- CARNTON PLANTATION permanent and traveling exhibits President.” A special Children’s CARTER: 1140 Columbia Ave. house and slide; Voting Booth. Exhibit is for little kids where as well as unique playdates. Franklin, 37064; 615-791-1861 Zone 3: Dentist; Dress up; Ball they can play with Lincoln Logs, CARNTON: 1345 Eastern Flank Wall; Tables and chairs. In keeplearn about animals, farming and FRIST ART MUSEUM Circle, Franklin, 37064; 615-794ing visitors safe, the museum more. 919 Broadway 0903 | boft.org has temporary operating hours Nashville, TN 37203 The Battle of Franklin — fought and timed ticket play sessions. TENNESSEE STATE MUSEUM 615-244-340 in 1864 — was one of the worst 1000 Rosa L. Parks Blvd. fristartmuseum.org disasters of the Civil War for the ANDREW JACKSON’S Nashville, TN 37208 Kids 18 and younger are always Confederacy and this is where it THE HERMITAGE 615-741-2692 happened. Two different farms in free at the Frist. Now on exhibit 4580 Rachel’s Lane tnmuseum.org (but closing Feb. 7) is the “2020 the vicinity of the battleground Hermitage, TN 47076 While the Children’s Gallery Young Tennessee Artists” made are available for touring, each thehermitage.com remains closed, families can exwhich were directly impacted by up of outstanding art by high The seventh president of the plore numerous exhbits related school students. Opening Feb. the battle, and one which was United State’s former mansion to Tennessee history, natural 5 is “Liliana Porter: Man With used as a field hospital for the is now a National Historic Landhistory and more. The museum wounded. Any child studying the Axe and Other Stories,” which mark. Groups and individuals also hosts free educational proCivil War will benefit from a visit. showcases arrangements of can tour the grounds and mangrams throughout the year. objects and toys telling stories. sion which includes the main And most notably, the opening house, an original log cabin, and of Picasso. Figures, which takes

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Field Trips, Far CREATIVE DISCOVERY MUSEUM 321 Chestnut St. Chattanooga, TN 37402 cdmfun.org 423-756-2738 Two-hour drive

This nationally ranked children’s museum is in the heart of downtown Chattanooga, so you can make a weekend of this field trip, visiting the Tennessee Aquarium, too. Current exhibits are “Winter Wonders,” where children can build a “snow” fort and more. Permanent exhibits include “Barsamian Sculpture,” where science and art collide; “Corner Clinic,” where kids can learn and play in a medical lab.

Experience and much more. Not to mention Space Camp — week-long overnight sessions that are currently waitlisted until the week of Aug. 22, 2021. Other camps include Aviation, Robotics and Cyber Camp. Note: The Space and Rocket Center is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

The U.S. Space and Rocket Center is filled with fun exploration for all ages. Just two hours away.

DISCOVERY PARK OF AMERICA 830 Everett Blvd. Union City, TN 38261 discoveryparkofamerica.com 731-885-5455 Two-hour and 45 minute drive

A unique center on a 50-acre site with a 100,000 square-foot building showcasing 10 exhibit galleries. Hands-on learning for all ages is found in nine permanent indoor galleries including Energy; Enlightenment; Military; Native American; Natural History; Regional History; Space, Science & Technology; Children’s Exploration; and Transportation. Outdoor exhibits include 19th century cabins; the Mill Ridge one-room schoolhouse; an Agricultural Center; STEM Landing; and more.

SHILOH NATIONAL MILITARY PARK 1055 Pittsburg Landing Road Shiloh, TN 38376 731-689-5696 Two-hour and 30 minute drive

If you want to explore more about the Civil War, visit some of the sites where legendary battles took place. Shiloh National Park has three battlefields, a national cemetary with 4,000 soldiers and 800-year-old Indian Mounds in the area. A visit begins at the Visitor’s Center after which you can do a self-driving 12.7 mile audio tour through the battlefield and more. TUCKALEECHEE CAVERNS 825 Cavern Road Townsend, TN 37882 865-448-2274 tuckaleecheecaverns.com Two-hour drive

OPENS MARCH 1. Estimated to be the earth’s oldest mountain chain, Tuckaleechee Caverns provides great

science exploration in geology, mineralogy, tectonic plates and underground water formations. Other excellent caverns to visit with kids include Racoon Mountain Caverns (racoonmountain.com); Forbidden Caverns (forbiddencavern.com); Bristol Caverns (bristolcavern.com) and Mammoth Cave (nps.gov/maca/ index). U.S. SPACE AND ROCKET CENTER One Tranquility Base Huntsville, AL 35805 rocketcenter.com 256-837-3400 Two-hour drive

See the 363-foot-tall Saturn V moon rocket on your way in, and that’s just the start. This museum, has numerous exhibits that will appeal to all ages, including “Apollo: When We Went to the Moon,” chronicling the space race and an impressive collection of museum experiences such as the Discovery Shuttle Experience; Enterprise Shuttle

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One of the world’s largest freshwater aquariums, this destination will delight all ages. Ride the escalator to the top and wind your way down in the dim, soothing light. Along your journey, visit the “River Journey” to learn about the ecosystems and animals and then the “Ocean Journey,” for penguins, jellies, sharks and reef fish. Plan on spending a full day at the aquarium since kids will want to stop and watch in the fun floor-to-ceiling space. In addition, the aquarium partners with an IMAX theater where “Turtle Odyssey 3D” is currently running in rotation with “Great Barrier Reef 3d.”

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Summer Plans

PREVIEW

Local Summer Day Camps 2021 With the COVID vaccine circulating, many parents are feeling optimistic about the coming spring and summer ... and so are local day camps! BY KIMBERLY BLAKER Creek exploration is a popular activity for summer campers at Owl’s Hill in Brentwood.

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ooking for enrichment for your child, or need a short reprieve from parenting? Local summer camps are ramping up their registrations, so now’s the time to take a look at your summer calendar. Local camps have worked hard to put COVID guidelines in place and to work with your child’s utmost safety in mind. Read on to learn about the ins and outs of summer day camps.

Summer camp gets kids off of devices and fosters independence for kids who are used to having things done for them. Other benefits of summer day camp include: • discovery of new interests and hobbies • the opportunity for creative expression • a break from being plugged-in • daily exercise

THE BENEFITS OF SUMMER CAMP Summer camp offers kids plenty of benefits, and many kids thrill at the idea of going to camp. For first-time day campers, it’s a great idea to invite a friend to go along. While kids will make new friends at camp, it’s always great to have a buddy or sibling along to help break the ice.

• improves self-esteem • teaches kids to work with others • helps kids feel part of a community • prevents or reduces summer learning loss

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Summer Plans THE SEARCH Before you begin looking into summer camps, think about what you want for your kids and think about the summer ahead: is there a wedding? A reunion? A memorial service to attend? Many big dates have been pushed because of COVID, so get a master calendar in place before penciling in your child’s activities. Then as yourself, do I want a camp that’s very structured and focused in one area or one that provides lots of freedom and choices? Also consider your child’s passions, sport affinities and other interests. Once you’ve selected a few summer camps that meet your primary criteria, and that fit your child’s interests, share the choices with your child to see what excites him. Be sure to let your child know upfront that you still need to thoroughly investigate the camp(s) before making a final decision. But do keep your child’s choices in mind to ensure your child gets the most out of summer camp. Once you and your child have narrowed the list down to a manageable selection, you’ll want to investigate the camps further. There are several things you’ll want to consider. • STAFF QUALIFICATIONS? Many summer camps use teens to staff the camps. Teens make excellent mentors and can bring liveliness to summer camp programs. However, the programs themselves should be developed by professionals and have professional oversight to ensure kids are getting the most from their camp experience. • SAFETY AND COVID-19 PROTOCOLS Find out what kind of safety training the camp provides its staffers. Also, is there staff on hand at all times that knows CPR? What are the camp’s procedures in the event your child becomes ill, has an accident, or an emergency? • DAILY SCHEDULE? Ask for a daily itinerary, so you know your child will be getting everything you and your child anticipate from the program. • WHAT ARE THE RULES? Each camp has its own set of rules. So, find out whether your child is allowed to call you. If it’s a summer-long residential camp, can parents come and visit? Can kids bring along a cell phone or electronics? Also, how much money can they bring, and how is it managed? • DON’T SWEAT IT Keep in mind, although there are many great camps, no camp is likely to offer everything precisely the way you want it. Just choose the one that best fits your child and satisfies your most important criteria. Remember, your child will have many summers to come and plenty more opportunities to work in more exciting camp experiences. Kimberly Blaker is a mom and freelance writer.

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— editor picks — ADVENTURE SCIENCE CENTER adventuresci.org Registration opens Feb. 3 for ASC’s one-week summer camps starting May 31 and wrapping up Aug. 13. Camps are designed for different ages and include themes like “Wizarding World of Science,” and “Science Goes to the Movies.” CHEEKWOOD | CHEEKWOOD.ORG Registration is open for full and half-day summer art camps for ages 5 - 15 running June 7 - July 30, 2021. Register now for “Clay Fundamentals,” “Bugs & Blooms” and lots more. DEER RUN CAMPS & RETREATS | DEERRUN.CAMP Registration is open for one-week or more day camps for ages 5 and older in June and July with bus transportation available. For 2021, camper groups are smaller and social distanced. LUCKY LADD FARMS | LUCKYLADDFARMS.COM Registration is open for one-week camps for ages 5 - 10 beginning in June and running through July. Themes include “Pioneer Days,” “Nature Adventurers,” and more. MONTGOMERY BELL ACADEMY (MBA) montgomerybell.edu/camps Registration is open for sports, academics and enrichment camps starting the first week of June. Morning, full-day and afternoon camps. OWL’S HILL | OWLSHILL.ORG Registration is open for one-week camps for ages 5 - 11 running half-days (extended care available) June 1 through Aug. 4 and including themes like “Animal Caretaker” and “Nature Detectives.” WHIPPOORWILL | WHIPPOORWILL.COM Registration is Wednesday, Feb. 17 and Thursday, Feb. 18 at 12 p.m. Weekly sessions begin June 1 for kids in grades K-8. “Trailblazer Camp” for rising ninth graders. Transportation. CAMP WIDJIWAGAN | CAMPWIDJI.ORG Registration is open for day and overnight campers ages 4 and older. Traditional day camp is available in addition to specialty day camps. See the website for all available camps. Transporation, too.

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FEBRUARY

BY MICHAEL W. ALDRICH

THINGS TO DO! 30 Daily Events Day-to-day goings on.

Black 40 Explore History in TN Celebrate Black History Month by taking a day trip with the family to one of these historic sites within our borders.

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Valentine Ideas for Parents

A few romantic Valentine’s Day ideas for celebrating at home, whether the kiddos are around or fast asleep.

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PICASSO AT THE FRIST!

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icasso Figures makes its sole U.S. appearance in Nashville in the Frist Art Museum’s Ingram Gallery, February 5

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Orchids in the Mansion at Cheekwood

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Nashville Children Theatre’s Pete The Cat

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Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum

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Tennessee Performing Arts Center

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A Musical Salute to Charlie Daniels

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DAILY EVENTS MON 01 FREE BABIES AND BOOKS (ONLINE) 615-862-5800 facebook.comNPLMain

Babies and their caregivers are welcome to join Nashville Public Library for tickle rhymes and wiggle songs on Zoom every Monday at 10 a.m. For ages 0-3. Email leanna.qagner@nashville.gov for more information.

FREE CRAFT CLIPS (ONLINE)

facebook.com/pg/NPLHadleyPark Check in on Ms. Jocelyn’s Craft Clip for detailed instructions on making adorable creations from things laying around your home. Every Monday at 11 a.m. on the Hadley Park Branch library Facebook page.

FREE EDMONDSON’S GOT ENERGY (ONLINE)

615-880-3957 facebook.comNPLEdmondsonPike Move and groove at home every Monday at 10:30 a.m. with Mrs. Ashley on the Edmondson Pike Library Branch Facebook page with interactive songs, yoga and a story.

FREE MAKE AND TAKE CRAFTS 615-862-5856 facebook.com/NPLBordeaux

Stop by the Bordeaux Branch Library, 4000 Clarksville Pike, to pick up a Make-and-Take craft kit for your family at 10 a.m. These are simple crafts for children ages 3-7.

DRIVE-IN MOVIE AT THE BELCOURT: TOGETHER TOGETHER 615-383-9140 belcourt.org

ORCHIDS IN THE MANSION 615-356-8000 cheekwood.org info@cheekwood.org

In partnership with the Sundance Film Festival, The Belcourt is bringing back the Drive-In movies. Together Together — which features a cast of Ed Helms, Patti Harrison and Tig Notaro — will show at 6 p.m. Admission is $40.

Thousands of orchids are displayed throughout the Cheekwood Mansion, 1200 Forrest Park Dr., and present a series of period room interventions. Miltoniopsis, Cymbidium and Phalaenopsis orchids are featured, among others. Admission for nonmembers is $20 for adults and $13 for ages 3 - 17.

DRIVE-IN MOVIE AT THE BELCOURT: JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH

FREE MS. LOU ANNE’S FUN TIME STORYTIME (ONLINE)

615-383-9140 belcourt.org

See this late showing and final Belcourt Drive-In film from the Sundance Film Festival, Judas and the Black Messiah — which features a cast of Daniel Kaluuya, Lil Rey Howery and Martin Sheen. Screening is at 8:45 p.m. and cost $40.

FREE SNACK ATTACK (ONLINE) 615-890-2300 explorethedc.org/blog info@discoverycenteronline.org

(615) 862-5870 facebook.com/NPLRichlandPark

Join Miss Lou Anne every Monday at 10:30 a.m. for stories, songs, crafts and fun on Richland Park Library’s Facebook. Best for ages 2-5, but children of all ages welcome.

FREE STEM STORYTIME WITH MISS EMILY (ONLINE) library.nashville.org emily.bland@nashville.gov

Create easy, healthy snacks with Discovery Center in Murfreesboro every Monday online at 3:30 p.m.

Join Miss Emily with the Madison Branch Library via Zoom each week at 10:30 a.m. Read engaging books that challenge children’s thinking. Email the address above to receive a link to join.

FREE YOGA (ONLINE)

FREE ZOO RUN RUN (ONLINE)

Take a live virtual yoga class right in your home every Monday at 6:30 p.m. sponsored by Nashville Public Library. Email the address above to participate.

Due to the pandemic, Zoo Run Run is going virtual this winter! You can now support the Zoo anytime, anywhere you want through its virtual 5k.

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TUE 02 FREE GROUNDHOG DAY!

Do we really need six more weeks of winter this year?

FREE AFTER SCHOOL TEEN DUNGEONS & DRAGONS (ONLINE) 615-862-5854 events.library.nashville.org

Hop on a video call with your friends and let the librarian Dungeon Master Andrew guide you through fantastical worlds full of adventure and sorcery. Games start at 4 p.m.

FREE CASSIE’S CUDDLES (ONLINE)

615-880-3957 facebook.com/NPLEdmondsonPike Miss Cassie brings baby story time to the Edmondson Pike Library Facebook page Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

FREE CHAPTER 1 TUESDAYS (ONLINE) facebook.com/NPLInglewood

Every Tuesday at 11 a.m. on the Inglewood Library Facebook page,read the first chapter of a teen novel.

FREE CRAFTY CORNER (ONLINE)

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Join Miss Jessica as she makes fun, simple crafts on the Edgehill Facebook weekly at 3 p.m. For ages 6-10.

FREE JACKSON’S LIBRARY CARD (VIRTUAL BOOK CLUB) 615-889-2941 thehermitage.com/bookclub info@thehermitage.com

Join Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage education staff for a monthly virtual book club at 7 p.m. via Zoom. This month, discuss Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass.

FREE MUSIC AND MORE (ONLINE)

615-862-5863 facebook.com/NPLGreenHillsBranch Join Miss Kristi at 2 p.m. on the Green Hills Library Facebook page for songs and movements for children 2-7.

ORCHIDS IN THE MANSION See Monday, Feb. 1.

FREE STORYTIME AT THE PROFESSOR’S HOUSE (ONLINE) (615) 862-5800 bit.ly/WCP_FBlive

Songs, juggling, puppets and special guests Tuesday mornings at 10:30 a.m.

FREE ZOO RUN RUN (ONLINE) See Monday, Feb. 1.

Beat the winter blues with Cheekwood’s Orchids in the Mansion. The orchid show activates a third season at Cheekwood and celebrates the beauty of nature at a time when the gardens are otherwise dormant.

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THINGS TO DO FREE TEEN TIME AT BORDEAUX LIBRARY (ONLINE) 615-862-5856 facebook.com/NPLBordeaux

Join Bordeaux Library for try-this-athome experiments (like Ms. Shelly’s Casual Cooking Club), Social media memes (library-style), and discussions about books every week at 1 p.m.

VICTOR WOOTEN FEATURING THE WOOTEN BROTHERS BAND 615-324-1010 citywinery.com

Come out to City Winery Nashville at 609 Lafayette St to see Victor Wooten featuring the Wooten Brothers Band perform live. Tickets start at $40. Doors are at 4 p.m., show starts at 6 p.m.

WED 03 FREE CONVERSATION WITH MICHAEL ERIC DYSON (ONLINE)

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Michael Eric Dyson’s new book, Long Time Coming: Reckoning with Race in America, grapples with the cultural and social forces that have shaped our nation. Watch this free virual event sponsored by Parnassus Books and Nashville Public Library from 6 - 9 p.m.

FREE GET UP AND GO (ONLINE)

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Join Ms. Katie as she leads you through a gentle stretch or yoga pose every Wednesday at 11 a.m. on the Hadley Park Facebook page.

GO ON A TREASURE HUNT AT CANNONSBURGH VILLAGE

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Enjoy a Food Colored Ice Treasure Hunt at Cannonsburgh (312 S Front St.) in Murfreesboro. The staff will hide colored ice in the village for kids to find. The ice will have a historical question attached to it. The question and answer will be returned to the Visitor Center for a prize. Admission is $3; meet at 10:45 a.m. at the Visitor Center.

ORCHIDS IN THE MANSION See Monday, Feb. 1.

OUTDOOR WILD THINGS

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The Wilderness Station’s classic Wild Things program is back on Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. Sing songs, read a story, complete a craft and conclude with a walk. Registration is required the day before by calling 615-217-3017 or emailing the address above. Masks are encouraged for all attending.

FREE PANEL DISCUSSION: COMIC BOOK CLUB (ONLINE) jeremy.estes@nashville.gov

Join Nashville Public Library online for this comic book club for adults at noon on the first Wednesday of each month. Contact jeremy.estes@ nashville.gov to participate.

FREE SIR ANDREW’S AWESOME AFTERNOON STORYTIME (ONLINE)

615-862-5866 facebook.com/NPLMadison

Every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m., Mr. Andrew brings the wonder of storytime to your living room via the Inglewood Library Facebook page.

FREE WHAT’S THE STORY? WITH CORRIE (ONLINE)

615-880-3957 facebook.com/NPLEdmondsonPike

Bilingual songs, puppet friends and wonderful books every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. on the Edmondson Pike Facebook page.

STAINED GLASS PENDANT CLASS

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Local artist, Fiona Dowd will help you create your own stained-glass pendant using the Tiffany stained glass technique from 6 - 9 p.m. at the Wilderness Station, 697 Veterans Parkway, in Murfreesboro.

FREE YES, YOU CAN WEAVE! VIRTUAL WEAVING WORKSHOP (ONLINE) nashvillepubliclibrary.org/studionpl

Join Studio NPL mentor Ashley for a virtual weaving workshop at 7 p.m. Email Studionplnashville@gmail. com to request a weaving kit and to register.

FREE HOMESCHOOL FRIENDS (ONLINE) 615-862-5800 Katie.Hall@Nashville.gov

THU 04 ALIVE & THE BLUEBIRD (ONLINE)

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Don’t miss this year’s Alive & The Bluebird series live-streamed from the world-famous Bluebird Cafe. Tonight’s show features Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne & friends. Tickets cost $20 and can be purchased via Stage It.

FREE BALANCED YOGA (ONLINE)

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Join BalancED for this free community yoga program online each week at 6:30 p.m. Classes will be held via Zoom.

ORCHIDS IN THE MANSION See Monday, Feb. 1.

If your child likes to swim, lifeguarding can be a great first job. If you have indoor pools in the area, they can even lifeguard during the winter months! Visit nashvilleparent.com for a complete roundup of upcoming lifeguard classes.

Join homeschool families around Nashville to discuss relevant homeschooling topics. Email Katie Hall for a Zoom link.

FREE DISNEY MUSICALS IN SCHOOLS WORKSHOPS: ALADDIN KIDS (ONLINE) tpac.org

Have some family fun time with TPAC’s teaching artists as they lead 30-minute story adventures of some of your favorite Disney KIDS theater productions. Practice performance skills like responding to cues, character development and body movement all while having fun as we make our way through the storylines of Aladdin KIDS. Free, but registration required. Each registrant will receive the Zoom link to participate. Suggested for ages 7 – 12, but the entire family is encouraged to participate.

LIFEGUARD TRAINING COURSE: SPRING HILL wcparksandrec.com

Come out to the Longview Recreation Center, 2909 Commonwealth Dr. in Spring Hill from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. for lifeguard training. Courses open to teens (ages 15 and up) and feature a mixture of online and in-person instruction. For more information about registration and costs, contact Kristin Pitts at (615) 370-3471, ext. 2112 or Kristin.Pitts@ williamsoncounty-tn.gov.

FREE POETRY, PROSE, AND PUPPETS WITH DR. J (ONLINE) bit.ly/WCP_FBlive youtube.com/NashvilleLibrary

Enjoy the Shakespearean shenanigans of Dr. J. and his colorful cast of puppet players every Thursday at 3 p.m. on Wishing Chair’s Facebook page and NPL’s YouTube channel (simulcast).

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THINGS TO DO FREE OLD HICKORY’S FAMILY STORY TIME (ONLINE)

(615) 862-5869 facebook.com/NPLOldHickoryBranch Join Miss Kelly and her puppet friends every Thursday at 10:15 a.m. on the Old Hickory Branch Facebook page.

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Picasso Exhibit Makes Only U.S. Stop At The Frist

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umerous works of Pablo Picasso are coming to the United States, but only for a limited time and only in Music City. Picasso Figures will feature 75 paintings, works on paper and sculptures focused on the human figure at Frist Art Museum from Feb. 5 through May 2.  The exhibit arriving from France is right on time for The Frist’s 20th anniversary celebration. “For many years, we have been looking for a Picasso show of this caliber, and we are thrilled that during our 20th anniversary we will be able to share this astonishing collection with our city,” says Susan H. Edwards, Frist Art Museum director and CEO. On loan from the Musee National Picasso-Paris, the exhibition showcases Picasso’s unique take on the human body through abstract art. Many subjects in the works include portraits of friends, family members, wives, mistresses and models.  “Viewers will see how, as

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Picasso continuously deconstructed and then remade the body, he was also recasting the history of figuration as a combination of his own psychological view of humanity and observations about the disruptive nature of life in the 20th century,” says Frist Art Museum chief curator Mark Scala. Families interested in Martin ArtQuest Gallery activities can enjoy special “cubist” nature blocks on the spatial exploration station and a special selection of books about Picasso that can be used for a reading list. There’s also a FristKids Activity Page exploring “mood in art” and Picasso’s unique style through a video and printable PDF. Due to COVID, the museum has changed its hours and ticketing to timed entry in order to ensure safety. Admission to the museum is free to members and guests under 18, $15 for adults, $10 for seniors over 65, and $8 for military personnel with ID. Information about advance timed tickets are available at FristArtMuseum.org.

Bring the family out to Gaylord Opryland, 2800 Opryland Drive in Nashville, for a wide array of indoor and outdoor family-friendly activities such as ice tubing, ice skating and ice bumper cars outside on the Pinetop lawn along with animal encounters and a Jack Frost-themed scavenger hunt inside the resort. Activities start at $14.

FREE TEEN TIME AT BORDEAUX LIBRARY (ONLINE) 615-862-5856 facebook.com/NPLBordeaux

Join Bordeaux Library for try-this-athome experiments (like Ms. Shelly’s Casual Cooking Club), Social media memes (library-style), and discussions about books every week at 1 p.m.

FRI 05 FREE COOKING CLUB (ONLINE) 615-862-5868 facebook.com/NPLMadison

PICASSO: FIGURES 615-244-3340 fristartmuseum.org

A new exhibit at The Frist featuring the works of Pablo Picasso makes its sole U.S. appearance in Nashville in the Frist’s Ingram Gallery from February 5 - May 2, 2021, Thursday - Sundays. Information about advance timed tickets are available online.

WORKS BY LILIANA PORTER OPENS AT THE FRIST 615-244-3340 fristartmuseum.org

The Frist Art Museum presents Liliana Porter: Man with Axe and Other Stories, a large-scale installation that will be shown with additional works by the Argentina-born artist. The exhibition will be on view in the Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery from February 5 through May 2, 2021.

HPAC PRESENTS THE NERD 615-826-6037 hpactn.com info@hpactn.com

Hendersonville Performing Arts Company presents The Nerd Jan. 29 through Feb. 7. Performances will be held on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. Social Distancing will apply; temperature checks at the door and masks required. Admission is $18 for adults, $15 for seniors/children.

Every Friday at 10 a.m. on the Madison Branch Library Facebook page, watch a simple recipe kids can follow along with at home. For grades 6-12.

MTSU BLUE RAIDERS BASKETBALL

FREE FEEL GOOD FRIDAY (ONLINE)

Versus the Charlotte 49ers at 6 p.m.

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ORCHIDS IN THE MANSION

Stories for kids that leave you feeling happy Fridays at 2 p.m. on the Green Hills Branch Library Facebook page.

See Monday, Feb. 1.

FLOUR POWER COOKING CLASS: TO INFINITY AND BEYOND!

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919-889-2598 flourpowerstudios.com info@flourpowerstudios.com

Get the kids to Flour Power Cooking Studios for fun foods based on Toy Story, including Veggie Pizza Planets, Snake in My Boot Pudding Cups and Forky Cupcakes. Admission is $39.

FREE GENTLE FLOW YOGA (ONLINE) 615-862-5871

Breathe and stretch with Small World Yoga in this virtual, gentle flow class every Friday at 10 a.m. This is a beginner-friendly class; register and find the the Zoom link online.

FREE KIDS CREATE (ONLINE)

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Join Thompson Lane Branch Library on Facebook every Friday at 4:30 p.m. for a fun activity done from the comforts of home. For grades K-6.

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FREE GAME KEEPER JOHN: CHECKERS (ONLINE)

Join Game Keeper John with Nashville Public Library to learn and play through classic games every Friday in February starting at 1 p.m. on NPL’s YouTube channel.

FREE WINTER HIKES

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Come out with the kids to Cannonsburgh Village in Murfreesboro, 312 S Front St, and enjoy a staff guided educational hike on the greenway at 10 a.m. Dress according to the weather.

SAT 06 FREE ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS 615-217-3017 murfreesborotn.gov

Join Murfreesboro’s Wilderness Station (697 Veterans Parkway) at 1:30 p.m. for a short program introducing you to one of its education animals.

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THINGS TO DO FREE CREATED EQUAL: BLACK HISTORY FILMS & POPCORN 615-962-8773 murfreesborotn.gov/874/BradleyAcademy-Museum-and-CulturalCent

Join Bradley Academy Museum in Murfreesboro (511 Mercury Blvd) 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. for a film and discussion series intended to bridge cultures and educate the community on America’s civil rights struggle. Films shown every Saturday with a moderator to discuss the film with popcorn.

WINTER DAY CAMP

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Enjoy indoor and outdoor fun at Deer Run Camps & Retreats, 3845 Perkins Road, in Thompson’s Station from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Kids can try the climbing tower, archery, pedal karts, gaga ball, crafts, fun songs, games and more on Saturdays in February. $69 per camper; lunch provided. Registration required.

FREE DISNEY MUSICALS IN SCHOOLS WORKSHOPS: LION KING KIDS (ONLINE) tpac.org

Have fun with TPAC’s teaching artists as they lead kids through this 30-minute story adventures. Practice responding to cues, character development and body movement as you make your way through the storyline of Lion King KIDS. Each registrant will receive the Zoom link to participate. For ages 7-12.

DROP-IN ART CLASSES

615-933-9644 LittleArtHouseNashville.com

Kiddos are invited to come imagine new concepts, explore various mediums and create original works weekly at Little Art House Nashville. Located at 2106B Acklen Ave, the 9:30 - 10 a.m. class is for “mini makers” ages 1-4, and the 10:30 - 11 a.m. class is intended to be drop-off class for ages 4-10. Classes are $15.

FREE FRANKLIN FARMER’S WINTER MARKET factoryatfranklin.com

The freshest in farm to table produce, Franklin Farmer’s Market supplies local produce every Saturday at The Factory of Franklin from 9 a.m. - 12 noon.

FREE EAST NASHVILLE FLEA: WINTER SEASON fb.me/e/ewoiejwms

Support local businesses with a rotating list of vendors including vintage & boutique apparel, jewelry, plants, food & baked goods and more at the East Nashville Flea Market, located at 400 Davidson St. and taking place every Saturday from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

WINTERFEST AT GAYLORD OPRYLAND See Thursday, Feb. 4.

HPAC PRESENTS THE NERD See Friday, Feb. 5.

NASHVILLE OPERA’S LA BELLA NOTTE (ONLINE) 615-832-5242 nashvilleopera.org/labellanotte

A virtual gala celebrating Nashville Opera’s fortieth anniversary and John Hoomes’ 25th anniversary as artistic director will take place at 7 p.m. The event will benefit the education and outreach programs of the Nashville Opera. Registration required.

FAMILY DAYS AT DEER RUN

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Come out to Deer Run Camps & Retreats, 3845 Perkins Road, in Thompson’s Station from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. every Saturday to enjoy wagon rides, roller racers, a movie, campfire & s’mores, gaga, human foosball, carpet ball, corn hole, wiffle ball, hiking trails and guided recreation (additional cost): pedal karts, archery & bbs, giant swing, zip lines, climbing tower and paintball. Register in advance or purchase day passes on site. $15 per person for all day pass; 3 & under free. $7 for 5 p.m. movie.

FREE WINTER LOUNGE AT NASHVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET 615-880-2001 nashvillefarmersmarket.org

While shopping at Nashville Farmers’ Market, 900 Rosa L Parks Boulevard, stop by the Winter Wonder Lounge and enjoy a drink from The Picnic Tap and listen to local musicians every Saturday and Sunday through March.

FREE NOLENSVILLE WINTER FARMERS MARKET

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Located at Mill Creek Church of Christ, 7260 Nolensville Rd., shop for fresh produce and handmade gifts every Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon.

ORCHIDS IN THE MANSION See Monday, Feb. 1.

MTSU BLUE RAIDERS BASKETBALL goblueraiders.com

Versus the Charlotte 49ers at 4 p.m.

ORCHIDS 101 WORKSHOP (ONLINE) 615-356-8000 cheekwood.org

Learn the basics of caring for orchids from Cheekwood’s Vice President of Gardens, Peter Grimaldi, in this live, virtual workshop at 10 a.m. Cost is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. Advanced registration is required. Participants will be emailed Zoom meeting instructions 24 hours prior to the workshop.

PICASSO: FIGURES See Friday, Feb. 5.

Beloved Kids’ Book Pounces From Page to Stage with NCT’s ‘Pete the Cat’

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o matter where he goes, Pete the Cat always keeps his cool. I don’t know about your kids, but mine could sure learn a thing or two from this message — presented in the new production by Nashville Children’s Theatre. I recently watched it at home with my little one and if this play can hold the attention of a 2-and-a-half-year-old, then it’s worth every penny. Based on the popular children’s book series, Pete the Cat is a groovy, blue cat who loves surfing, playing guitar, friends and trying new things. Originally intended for live performance last spring, Executive Director Ernie Nolan decided to film the production on the NCT stage. “This has been a difficult time for the community, and we want to continue to provide smiles and entertainment to those who need it,” says Nolan. It’s not exactly how Nolan envisioned NCT celebrating its 90th anniversary season. “At this point in the season we’d have had 33,000 students in the building. So this streamed

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production that’s available to grades, classes and entire schools is a way that we’re trying to continue to serve the more than 65,000 children we do every year,” Nolan said. Directed by Chad Denning, Pete the Cat is a perfect blend of live theater and film. It’s like you’re at the theater, but you still have the ability to pause for a snack or bathroom break. The show’s cast is talented yet few: only five actors play multiple roles. Brian Charles Rooney plays Pete the Cat, who hilariously enters the relatable family dynamic of Jimmy Biddle (Gerold Oliver) and his Dad (James Rudolph), Mom (Meggan Utech) and sister, Olive (Melissa Tormene). The set design (Scott Leathers) and costumes (Natasha Herron) fit perfectly with the whimsical play, but it’s the music, songs and choreography that kept us glued to the screen. The show has some serious toe-tappers that your kids are sure to enjoy! NCT’s performance of Pete the Cat is available to stream for $19.99 at nashvillechildrenstheatre.org until June.

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THINGS TO DO FREE FLEA MARKET SUNDAYS AT PLAZA MARIACHI 615-373-9292 plazamariachi.com

Come to Flea Market Sundays at Plaza Mariachi to find great deals on fruits and vegetables, new and used clothing, furniture, home items, tools, toys, face masks and baby items. This happens outdoors at Plaza Mariachi, 3955 Nolensville Pike, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

PICASSO: FIGURES See Friday, Feb. 5.

FREE SOUPER BOWL FOOD DRIVE 615-833-1534 nashvillezoo.org

Nashville Zoo is partnering with the Community Resource Center Feb. 7-13 to host a food drive to support Tennessee residents. As an added incentive, the Zoo is offering a complimentary admission ticket when you donate four or more eligible food items (max of two tickets per donation). Guest Services will collect food from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

WINTER WONDERLAND HIKE & COCOA 615-217-3017 murfreesborotn.gov/176/Wilderness-Station

Join The Wilderness Station in Murfreesboro for a guided hike along Barfield’s Marshall Knob Trail from 1 - 3 p.m. Registration is required and can be done so via the contact information above. Admission is $2.

ORCHIDS IN THE MANSION See Monday, Feb. 1.

HPAC PRESENTS THE NERD See Friday, Feb. 5.

FREE THE COMIC BOOK CLUB (ONLINE) 615-880-3957 library.nashville.org sade.johnson@nashville.gov

Looking for fun activities to keep your little ones busy during the big game? Head to nashvilleparent.com for craft and game ideas for even the youngest fans to enjoy on Superbowl Sunday. FREE SHAKESPEARE ALLOWED (ONLINE) 615-255-2273 nashvilleshakes.org

A Shakespeare reading held via Zoom the first Saturday of each month at 12 p.m. This month’s selection is Troilus and Cressida.

FREE BELLEVUE STORYTIME WITH MS. KATIE SUE (ONLINE) facebook.com/pg/NPLBellevue

Each Monday check out the Bellevue Library Facebook page for a mini storytime for little ones at 10 a.m. For ages 2 - 5, but all are welcome.

SUN 07 FREE SUPER BOWL LV

Are you an adult comic book fan? Join Edmondson Pike Library’s weekly virtual discussion about comic books and graphic novels in all genres. If interested, email Sade Johnson.

FREE YOGA (ONLINE) See Monday, Feb. 1.

TUE 09 FREE NATIONAL PIZZA DAY! When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore!

FREE AFTER SCHOOL TEEN DUNGEONS & DRAGONS (ONLINE) See Tuesday, Feb. 2.

FREE CASSIE’S CUDDLES (ONLINE) See Tuesday, Feb. 2.

AN EVENING WITH HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR BEN STERN (ONLINE) 615-646-5750 bensterntennessee.com

Hear from 99-year-old Holocaust survivor, Ben Stern, as he shares a powerful message against hate and bigotry at 7 p.m. The virtual event will include a 30-minute screening of Near Normal Man, the award-winning documentary about Stern’s life, followed by a live discussion and Q&A. Tickets are $13 ($11 for students). Zoom link will be provided the day before the event.

ORCHIDS IN THE MANSION See Monday, Feb. 1.

FREE CRAFTY CORNER (ONLINE) See Tuesday, Feb. 2.

FREE DISNEY MUSICALS IN SCHOOLS WORKSHOPS: THE JUNGLE BOOK KIDS (ONLINE) tpac.org

FREE MUSIC AND MORE (ONLINE)

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FREE CRAFT CLIPS (ONLINE) See Monday, Feb. 1.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS HOCKEY The Preds face off against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Bridgestone Arena starting at 7 p.m.

ORCHIDS IN THE MANSION See Monday, Feb. 1.

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FREE BABIES AND BOOKS (ONLINE)

FREE WINTER LOUNGE AT NASHVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET

See Thursday, Feb. 4.

FREE STEM STORYTIME WITH MISS EMILY (ONLINE)

MON 08 See Monday, Feb. 1.

WINTERFEST AT GAYLORD

See Monday, Feb. 1.

Join TPAC’s teaching artists as they lead 30-minute story adventures of The Jungle Book KIDS. Free, but registration required. Registrants will receive the Zoom link to participate. Suggested for ages 7 – 12.

Super Bowl LV, the 55th Super Bowl and the 51st modern-era National Football League championship, will be broadcast live on CBS from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

See Saturday, Feb. 6.

FREE SNACK ATTACK (ONLINE)

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See Tuesday, Feb. 2.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS HOCKEY See Monday, Feb. 8.

FREE STORYTIME AT THE PROFESSOR’S HOUSE (ONLINE) See Tuesday, Feb. 2.

FREE TEEN TIME AT BORDEAUX LIBRARY (ONLINE) See Tuesday, Feb. 2.


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Bring your Lil’ Chef over and you’ll pick up a newly self-confident child who will beg to cook dinner for you! Your Lil’ Chef will create his or her own snacks and lunch and we’ll supply everything that he or she will need for an amazing week!

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THINGS TO DO VANDERBILT COMMODORES BASKETBALL

FREE BE WELL CAFE: FOOD FOR THOUGHT (ONLINE)

Vandy takes on Auburn at Vanderbilt’s Memorial Gym, 210 25th Avenue South, in Nashville at 7:30 p.m.

Join Nashville Public Library for a casual, online meet-up group at 1 p.m. Discuss a different health topic based on recent news and health events. Email the address above for a link.

615-322-4653 vucommodores.com

WED 10 FREE GET UP AND GO (ONLINE) See Wednesday, Feb. 3.

MAKE BIRD FEEDERS

615-890-0355 murfreesborotn.gov/164/Cannonsburgh-Village Make your own bird feeder at Cannonsburgh Village in Murfreesboro to entice various species of birds to your backyard. All supplies provided. Admission is $3; class is at 10 a.m.

ORCHIDS IN THE MANSION See Monday, Feb. 1.

OUTDOOR WILD THINGS See Wednesday, Feb. 3.

FREE SIR ANDREW’S AWESOME AFTERNOON STORYTIME (ONLINE) See Wednesday, Feb. 3.

FREE WHAT’S THE STORY? WITH CORRIE (ONLINE) See Wednesday, Feb. 3.

615-862-5800 bewellatnpl@nashville.gov

FREE BINGO, BAGS & BORDEAUX fb.me/e/1UDZTTwTG

oin DelMonaco Winery & Vineyards for a fun night of wine, food, bingo and chances to win designer bags… all while supporting a great organization – American Cancer Society. Event starts at 4 p.m. at DelMonaco Winery & Vineyards, 600 Lance Dr.

BRYAN CALLEN AT ZANIES

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Come out to Zanies Comedy Night Club at 2025 8th Ave S in Nashville to see Bryan Callen perform standup comedy at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $25.

FREE LEGO COMPETITION: ONLINE VIEWING OF ENTRIES AND PUBLIC VOTING

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Visit the website above on Feb. 11 and 12 to see all the amazing entries on display for Nashville Public Library’s Middle TN LEGO Competition! Winners will be announced via virtual ceremony Feb. 20.

FREE CARRIE COOKS GLUTENFREE: CHICKEN & DUMPLINGS (ONLINE) facebook.com/NPLInglewood

Join Carrie at 12 p.m. on the Inglewood Library Facebook page as she shares her recipe and tips for cooking gluten-free checken and dumplings.

FREE DISNEY MUSICALS IN SCHOOLS WORKSHOPS: THE LION KING KIDS (ONLINE) See Saturday, Feb. 6.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS HOCKEY nashvillepredators.com

The Preds face off against the Detroit Red Wings at 7 p.m.

PICASSO: FIGURES See Friday, Feb. 5.

FREE POETRY, PROSE AND PUPPETS WITH DR. J (ONLINE) See Thursday, Feb. 4.

VALENTINE’S DAY ROMANCE CARRIAGE RIDES sugarcreekcarriages.com

Take a private ride through downtown Nashville with Sugar Creek Carriages. Travel by Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Bridgestone Arena, Johnny Cash Museum, Riverfront Park, Ryman Auditorium and other attractions. Pickup/drop-off at Hard Rock Cafe, 100 Broadway. There will be a 10 minute break for all two-hour tours, halfway.

FRI 12 VALENTINE’S DAY ROMANCE CARRIAGE RIDES See Thursday, Feb. 11.

BRYAN CALLEN AT ZANIES See Thursday, Feb. 11.

FREE COOKING CLUB (ONLINE) See Friday, Feb. 5.

FREE FEEL GOOD FRIDAY (ONLINE) See Friday, Feb. 5.

FREE WINTER HIKES

615-890-0355 murfreesborotn.gov/164/Cannonsburgh-Village Come out with the kids to Cannonsburgh Village, 312 S Front St, in Murfreesboro at 10 a.m. and enjoy a staff guided educational hike on the greenway. Dress accordingly.

FLOUR POWER COOKING CLASS: CHINESE NEW YEAR

919-889-2598 flourpowerstudios.com/register/ nashville/Camps

Come in from the cold and warm up at Flour Power Cooking Studios in brentwood from 6 - 9 p.m. while you make Chinatown Chicken with Rice, Veggie Egg Rolls and Chinese Doughnuts. Admission is $39.

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THU 11 ADULT COOKING CLASSES: VALENTINE’S DAY

615-889-2598 flourpowerstudios.com/register/ nashville/Adult

Come to Flour Power Cooking Studios in Brentwood for some much needed “YOU” time! Cook delicious recipes like Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Chicken Marsala and Molten Lava Cakes. Classes are $29.

BELMONT BRUINS BASKETBALL 615-460-2255 belmontbruins.com

Versus Eastern Kentucky at Curb Event Center, 2000 Belmont Blvd, at 4 p.m.

FREE HOMESCHOOL FRIENDS (ONLINE) See Thursday, Feb. 4.

FREE BE THE CHANGE: TEEN BOOK CLUB (ONLINE)

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Join this online discussion at 4 p.m. led by Bordeaux, Looby and Richland Park Library staff on how the past informs the present on issues of racism. Email the address above for a link.

Does this picture remind you of your kid’s bedroom floor? They should check out Nashville Public Library’s Lego Competition online on Feb. 11 and 12 at library.nashville.org/events/lego-contest.

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Take Your Own

Black History Tour

Take a day trip with the family this month to one of these historic TN sites. Learn about the struggles and triumphs of African Americans who helped build and shape our country.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSIC

BRADLEY ACADEMY MUSEUM AND CULTURAL CENTER

The newly opened 56,000-square-foot museum is the only museum dedicated to preserving and celebrating more than 50 genres and styles created, influenced or inspired by African Americans. With more than 1,500 artifacts, objects, memorabilia and clothing, the museum’s seven galleries share a different narrative and a unique perspective on African American music and history.

Showcasing art inspired by the teachings of Martin Luther King, Jr. during the month of February, this museum worked with all ages of students to create a timeline of artwork showing off the creativeness and talents of the community’s artists. Call for more information on private tours.

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415 S Academy St, Murfreesboro bradleymuseum.com

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THINGS TO DO SPECIAL!

BELLE MEADE HISTORIC SITE

MCLEMORE HOUSE MUSEUM

In 1807 Belle Meade was a cabin and 250 acres. Today, you can explore the the original cabin, a slave cabin and a massive Carriage and Stable House built in 1892. Guided tours available.

This house, purchased by ex-slave Harvey McLemore in 1880, was in the first African American middle class neighborhood in Franklin. The house now serves as a museum that promotes cultural preservation.

BECK CULTURAL CENTER

SLAVE HAVEN UNDERGROUND RAILROAD MUSEUM

From cultural and scientific achievements to postal stamps through the years honoring African Americans, see the vast ways African Americans have influenced politics and social culture.

Once known by many as a stop on the Underground Railroad, descend into the dark cellar and peer through trap doors and hidden passageways where slaves were harbored.

ALEX HALEY MUSEUM & INTERPRETIVE CENTER

TINA TURNER MUSEUM AND FLAGG GROVE SCHOOL

The boyhood home of author Alex Haley (Roots: The Saga of an American Family) is located in Henning. The inside of the home has been restored to the way it looked in 1921 when Haley was born; exhibits feature Haley’s work, childhood memorabilia and references to the people who inspired the characters in Roots.

Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll Tina Turner was born in Nutbush – which she made famous with her hit, “Nutbush City Limits.” Turner attended a one-room schoolhouse located in Brownsville – one of the first schools built in the South for African-Americans. Visitors can explore the largest known collection of Turner’s costumes and memorabilia.

5025 Harding Pike, Nashville visitbellemeade.com

446 11th Ave. N., Franklin mclemorehouse.com

3 hours East of Nashville 1927 Dandridge Ave., Knoxville beckcenter.net

3 hours West of Nashville 826 N. 2nd St., Memphis slavehavenmemphis.com

3 hours West of Nashville 200 Church St., Henning alexhaleymuseum.org

2 and a half hours West of Nashville 121 Sunny Hill Cove, Brownsville westtnheritage.com

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THINGS TO DO FREE GENTLE FLOW YOGA (ONLINE)

FREE CREATED EQUAL:BLACK HISTORY FILMS & POPCORN

FREE LEGO COMPETITION: ONLINE VIEWING OF ENTRIES AND PUBLIC VOTING

DAY CAMPS AT DEER RUN

See Friday, Feb. 5.

See Thursday, Feb. 11.

PICASSO: FIGURES

Social-distancing aside, opting to stay in on February 14 has its perks, especially for parents.

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alentine’s Day 2021 may not include dinner reservations at a fancy restaurant, but look on the bright side: as long as you’re with the one you love, it doesn’t matter where you spend your special day. You can still have a great time at home.

Here are a few ideas: Book An At-home Massage Get a couple’s massage in the comfort of your home with an in-home massage through nashvillemassagecompany.com. With same-day scheduling (depending on availability) and time slots as late as 9 p.m., you can enjoy a relaxing spa experience after the kids hit the sack. Cook A Fancy Meal With a bit of advance planning, you can have a full meal delivered to your doorstep through Hello Fresh or Blue Apron. Work together to prepare a fancy meal using the fresh ingredients minus any trips to the grocery store ... or just order Ubereats. Plan A Valentine’s Scavenger Hunt Hide sentimental mementos from your favorite love-filled family memories around the house, then write up clues on where to find them and what they remind you of. It’s a fun game for the kids to get in on too, if you want. Try A New Wine If you both enjoy a great bottle of wine, spend Valentine’s Day sipping on something new. Who knows? You may find your new favorite. A Virtual Concert Many performing artists are opting in for Valentine’s concerts. Check out Josh Groban (joshgroban.com; $32). There’s also the rock band Air Supply streaming “Love Letters” in a live concert on the day of love (airsupplymusic.com; $30.50). Plenty of other virtual Valentine’s Concerts are sure to pop up, too. Grab that nice, new wine and beam’em up.

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See Saturday, Feb. 6.

BELMONT BRUINS BASKETBALL belmontbruins.com

See Friday, Feb. 5.

Versus Morehead State at 2 p.m.

VALENTINE PARENT’S NIGHT OUT AT DEER RUN

FREE HEART TO ART (ONLINE)

615-794-2918 deerrun.camp/family/winteradventures Contact@DeerRun.camp

Valentine’s Day Ideas for Parents at Home

See Saturday, Feb. 6.

Treat yourself to a date while the kids have an amazing night of fun activities at Deer Run Camps & Retreats, 3845 Perkins Road, in Thompson’s Station from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Ages 4 to 15. Dinner provided. Wagon ride, a movie, crafts, games, campfire and s’mores, balloon animals and archery & BBs. $20 per child. Registration required.

VICTORIAN VALENTINE HOMESCHOOL DAY

615-459-2341 samdavishome.org/event-tickets/ homeschooldays

All ages. Sam Davis Home, 1399 Sam Davis Road, Smyrna. 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. $8. Come out to this homeschool day at Historic Sam Davis Home from 10 - 11:30 a.m. and explore the myths and traditions surrounding the holiday we know as Valentine’s Day. These activities take place indoors; masks required. Admission is $8 for children of any age. One parent is free per family, $10 for additional parents/chaperones.

SAT 13 FREE 2021 CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION (ONLINE) 615-385-9341 chineseartsalliance.org

Join the Chinese Arts Alliance of Nashville and celebrate the Chinese New Year of the Ox from 1 - 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The one-hour online presentation will include dancing, singing, drumming and professional musicians from Nashville Ukulele Society.

FREE FAMILY PROGRAM: VALENTINE’S DAY ART AND MUSIC (ONLINE) countrymusichalloffame.org

Celebrate Valentine’s Day online with the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum at 10 a.m. Explore museum artifacts with floral designs, including costumes worn by Ray Charles, Kacey Musgraves, Dolly Parton and others. Learn to create your own bountiful bouquet to give to someone you love using materials you have at home.

FREE ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS See Saturday, Feb. 6.

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Create art inspired by a theme from popular picture books every other Saturday on the Nashville Public Library Facebook at 10:30 a.m. For ages 6-12.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS HOCKEY 615-770-7800 nashvillepredators.com

The Preds face off against the Detroit Red Wings at 7 p.m.

ORCHID REPOTTING WORKSHOP (ONLINE) 615-356-8000 cheekwood.org

Cheekwood’s Vice President of Gardens, Peter Grimaldi, will provide tips for how and when to repot orchids in this live, virtual workshop at 10 a.m. Participants will be emailed Zoom link 24 hours prior to the workshop. NotYet Members: $15; Members: $12.

FREE DISNEY MUSICALS IN SCHOOLS WORKSHOPS: ALADDIN KIDS (ONLINE) See Thursday, Feb. 4.

THE ALLMAN FAMILY REVIVAL (ONLINE) 615-889-3060 ryman.com

Ryman Auditorium is excited to host the only Allman Family Revival show of 2020 with a limited-capacity socially distanced live concert and a worldwide livestream to celebrate the birthday of the iconic musician, songwriter and founding member of the legendary Allman Brothers Band, Gregg Allman. The 8 p.m. show features Allman’s son Devon as the host and celebrated acts including The Allman Betts Band, special guests Jimmy Hall (Wet Willie), Luther Dickinson (North Mississippi Allstars), Shannon McNally, Alex Orbison, JD Simo, Patrick Sweany and more. In-person tickets are sold out, but livestream tickets are available for $15.

FREE EAST NASHVILLE FLEA: WINTER SEASON See Saturday, Feb. 6.

WILD ABOUT BLUEBIRDS 615-370-4672 owlshill.org/events

Prepare the way for this spring’s bluebirds with a brand new nest box at Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary, 545 Beech Creek Road South in Brent-


THINGS TO DO wood. Hike the bluebird nestbox trail from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and learn how this simple, but critical research project helped bring the Eastern bluebird from a threatened species to showing population increase. Your group will build its own bluebird nestbox in preparation of spring and learn how to find the perfect spot for you to mount it in your yard. Admission is $36 and registration is required.

FAMILY DAYS AT DEER RUN See Saturday, Feb. 6.

FREE FRANKLIN FARMER’S MARKET See Saturday, Feb. 6.

FREE NOLENSVILLE WINTER FARMERS MARKET See Saturday, Feb. 6.

PICASSO: FIGURES See Friday, Feb. 5.

VALENTINES EXCURSION TRAIN RIDE 615-241-0436 tcry.org

Surprise your Valentine with an excursion train ride on a restored classic streamlined stainless steel passenger train. During this 90-mile round-trip at Tennessee Central Railway Museum (220 Willow Street in Nashville), enjoy songs performed by Buddy Jewell right in your car! During the layover in Watertown, visit the restaurants for lunch and shop the stores around the square. Departure at 10 a.m. and arrival time back in Nashville will be approximately 4:15 p.m. Admission is $45 for coach seating and $85 for dome seating

VALENTINE’S DAY ROMANCE CARRIAGE RIDES See Thursday, Feb. 11.

WINTERFEST AT GAYLORD OPRYLAND See Thursday, Feb. 4.

FREE BELLEVUE STORYTIME WITH MS. KATIE SUE (ONLINE) See Saturday, Feb. 6.

SUN 14 FREE VALENTINE’S DAY! AN EVENING WITH DREW AND ELLIE HOLCOMB (ONLINE) ryman.com

Experience a very special Valentine’s with Drew and Ellie Holcomb at historic Ryman Auditorium on February 14 starting at 7:30 p.m. Drew and Ellie will share stories and songs for one night only. In-person tickets are sold out, but livestream tickets are available for $20.

FREE FLEA MARKET SUNDAYS AT PLAZA MARIACHI See Sunday, Feb. 7.

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum chronicles the history and legacy of revered music club ‘The Station Inn’ in the museum’s first exhibition of the new year. Open now through Jan, 2022. A NIGHT IN WITH JOSH GROBAN: VALENTINE LIVESTREAM (ONLINE)

joshgroban.com/livestream/valentines Josh Groban’s Valentine’s Day Virtual Concert will take place LIVE at 7 p.m. Virtual doors open at 6:45 p.m. and the concert will be 90 minutes long. Tickets are $30.

BOB ROSS ART WORKSHOP 615-862-8442 facebook.com/PaintingWithQ PaintingWithQ@gmail.com

Join Certified Ross Instructor, Quintin Burlingame, as he leads students of all talent levels through the wet-on-wet technique made famous by Bob Ross and The Joy of Painting. Class culminates in a beautiful, finished 12×16 painting in 3 hours starting at 1:30 p.m. Located at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Road.

PAINT YOUR OWN PET

paintedpawstudio.com/paint-yourown-pet-classes/artclassnashville

ry your hand at creating a custom portrait of your pet with Painted Paw Studios at 1008 17th Ave S in Nashville starting at 4 p.m. This class will be capped at 8 participants, to allow for recommended social distancing. Registration is $60 and includes canvas, supplies and instruction.

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Enjoy the beauty of the old growth forest at Adventureworks Zipline Forest Nashville North (4129 Whites Creek Pike) with your significant other. Zip across 8 high-speed lines, traveling up to 40 mph and nearly 100 feet off the ground. The Sweetheart Tour, designed exclusively for couples (2 people per booking), is $75 per couple.

FREE CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION

615-890-2300 explorethedc.org/chinesenewyear Learn, experience, and participate in the traditions of the Lunar New Year! Discovery Center in Murfreesboro is celebrating the Year of the Ox and exploring Chinese culture with a free day open to the public.

VALENTINE’S DAY ROMANCE CARRIAGE RIDES See Thursday, Feb. 11.

MON 15 FREE PRESIDENTS DAY FREE BABIES AND BOOKS (ONLINE) See Monday, Feb. 1.

PICASSO: FIGURES See Friday, Feb. 5.

DAY CAMPS AT DEER RUN

VALENTINE’S DAY WITH JON MCLAUGHLIN 615-324-1010 citywinery.com

SWEETHEART ZIPLINE ADVENTURE

See Saturday, Feb. 6.

FREE CRAFT CLIPS (ONLINE) See Monday, Feb. 1.

Come to City Winery Nashville to see Jon McLaughlin perform live. Tickets are $35. Show starts at 7 p.m.

ORCHIDS IN THE MANSION See Monday, Feb. 1.

SCHOOL’S OUT PLAY DAY: PRESIDENT’S DAY 615-890-2300 explorethedc.org/camps

Join Discovery Center in Murfreesboro (502 Southeast Broad Street) on President’s Day for this day camp that uses the superpowers of science, art and technology from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Campers will get exclusive access to facilities. Masks are required while indoors. $60 for nonmembers; $55 for members.

FREE YOGA (ONLINE) See Monday, Feb. 1.

TUE 16 FREE MARDI GRAS! FREE AFTER SCHOOL TEEN DUNGEONS & DRAGONS (ONLINE) See Tuesday, Feb. 2.

ORCHIDS IN THE MANSION See Monday, Feb. 1.

FREE CRAFTY CORNER (ONLINE) See Tuesday, Feb. 2.

OH SOLO WAINWRIGHT: AN EVENING WITH RUFUS 615-324-1010 citywinery.com

Come out to City Winery Nashville at 609 Lafayette St to see singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright perform live. Tickets start at $90. Doors are at 4 p.m., show starts at 6 p.m.

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THINGS TO DO THU 18 BELMONT BRUINS BASKETBALL belmontbruins.com

Versus Jacksonville State at Curb Event Center at 6 p.m.

ADULT COOKING CLASSES: ALL YOU KNEAD IS LOVE

615-889-2598 flourpowerstudios.com/register/ nashville/Adult

Come on over tp Flour Power Cooking Studios in Brentwood for some much needed “YOU” time! Cook prosciuttowrapped chicken breast w/herbed goat cheese and for dessert, lava cakes with oreo ice cream! Classes are $29.

FREE BALANCED YOGA (ONLINE)

See Wednesday, Feb. 3.

See Wednesday, Feb. 3.

FREE SIR ANDREW’S AWESOME AFTERNOON STORYTIME (ONLINE) See Wednesday, Feb. 3.

LADY LAMB AT CITY WINERY 615-324-1010 citywinery.com

Come out to City Winery Nashville at 609 Lafayette St to see singer/songwriter Lady Lamb perform live. Tickets start at $15. Doors are at 6 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.

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Come out to Zanies Comedy Night Club at 2025 8th Ave S in Nashville to see Rodney Carrington perform standup comedy at 6:30 and 9 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are limited.

ORCHIDS IN THE MANSION

WINTERFEST AT GAYLORD

See Monday, Feb. 1.

See Thursday, Feb. 4.

VANDERBILT COMMODORES BASKETBALL

FRI 19 FREE COOKING CLUB (ONLINE)

Versus the Kentucky Wildcats at 6 p.m.

See Friday, Feb. 5.

FREE WHAT’S THE STORY? WITH CORRIE (ONLINE)

FREE GENTLE FLOW YOGA (ONLINE)

See Wednesday, Feb. 3.

See Friday, Feb. 5.

FREE YES, YOU CAN WEAVE! VIRTUAL WEAVING WORKSHOP (ONLINE)

WINTERFEST AT GAYLORD

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Join Studio NPL mentor Ashley for a virtual weaving workshop at 7 p.m.! Email Studionplnashville@gmail.com for a free weaving kit and to register.

615-898-5261 goblueraiders.com

Versus the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs at 6 p.m.

PICASSO: FIGURES

FREE TPAC’S 40TH ANNIVERSARY (ONLINE)

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MTSU BLUE RAIDERS BASKETBALL

ORCHIDS IN THE MANSION

RODNEY CARRINGTON AT ZANIES

FREE GET UP AND GO (ONLINE)

See Friday, Feb. 5.

See Thursday, Feb. 18.

See Friday, Feb. 5.

See Wednesday, Feb. 3.

FREE KIDS CREATE (ONLINE)

Join the Cumberland River Compact for a virtual family night on their Facebook at 5:30 p.m. Follow the story of Freddie the Fish to learn why pollution is bad for aquatic animals and watch a demonstration on how natural systems filter out pollutants.

PICASSO: FIGURES

OUTDOOR WILD THINGS

Drop your kids off at Flour Power Cooking Studios in Brentwood (330 Franklin Rd Suite 110A) for dinner and a movie! Make Olaf’s Awesome Pancake Stacks, Homemade Whipped Cream and Elsa’s Favorite Magic Wands. Top it off with Kristoff’s Cocoa! Admission is $39.

See Friday, Feb. 5.

See Monday, Feb. 1.

WED 17

919-889-2598 flourpowerstudios.com

FREE FAMILY NIGHT: FANTASTIC FILTRATION (ONLINE) fb.me/e/3S7ffmEJ4

TPAC presents a free, virtual 40th Anniversary Celebration on the 20th as a gift to supporters of the arts over the past four decades.

FLOUR POWER COOKING CLASS: FROZEN FRENZY

See Thursday, Feb. 4.

COMEDIAN DUSTY SLAY 800-733-6779 opry.com

Come out to the Grand Ole Opry House (2804 Opryland Drive) on Feb. 19 or 20 to see comedian Dusty Slay. Doors are at 6:30 and show’s at 7 p.m.

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RODNEY CARRINGTON AT ZANIES FREE WINTER HIKES See Friday, Feb. 12.

SAT 20 tpac.org

Tennessee Performing Arts Center is turning 40, and bringing the party to you with this star-studded virtual celebration starting at 7 p.m. The program includes performances from TPAC’s resident companies — Nashville Ballet, Nashville Opera and Nashville Repertory Theatre — along with special appearances by Tony nominee Susan Egan, Diana DeGarmo and others. The program is free, but at-home dining packages are available.

FREE DISNEY MUSICALS IN SCHOOLS WORKSHOPS: THE JUNGLE BOOK KIDS (ONLINE) See Tuesday, Feb. 9.

BELMONT BRUINS BASKETBALL belmontbruins.com

Versus Tennessee Tech at 2 p.m.

FREE FRANKLIN FARMER’S MARKET See Saturday, Feb. 6.

FREE LEGO COMPETITION: VIRTUAL AWARDS CEREMONY library.nashville.org/events/legocontest

Awards ceremony for Nashville Public Library’s LEGO Competition will be held virtually at the website above. Watch a free performance by Mr. Bond & The Science Guys at 2 p.m. Award ceremony begins at 3 p.m.


THINGS TO DO MTSU BLUE RAIDERS BASKETBALL goblueraiders.com

Versus Louisiana Tech Bulldogs at 4 p.m.

FREE NOLENSVILLE WINTER FARMERS MARKET See Saturday, Feb. 6.

COMEDIAN DUSTY SLAY See Friday, Feb. 19.

FREE CREATED EQUAL: BLACK HISTORY FILMS & POPCORN See Saturday, Feb. 13.

PERMANENT COLLECTION GALLERY OPENS AT CHEEKWOOD 615-356-8000 cheekwood.org

Cheekwood’s permanent collection gallery will display favorite works from the museum collection during the collecting era of American Art from 1875-1940.

PICASSO: FIGURES See Friday, Feb. 5.

RODNEY CARRINGTON AT ZANIES See Thursday, Feb. 18.

WINE WOMEN & SHOES 2021 (ONLINE) ywcanashville.com

Sip on fine wine, kick up your shoes (or slippers) and bid on auction items for this YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee fundraising event at 10 a.m.

WILD ABOUT FUNGUS 615-370-4672 owlshill.org/events

FARMERS’ MARKET

FREE SNACK ATTACK (ONLINE)

See Saturday, Feb. 6.

See Monday, Feb. 1.

FREE THE COMIC BOOK CLUB (ONLINE)

FREE STEM STORYTIME WITH MISS EMILY (ONLINE)

See Sunday, Feb. 7.

See Monday, Feb. 1.

WINTERFEST AT GAYLORD

FREE YOGA (ONLINE)

See Thursday, Feb. 4.

See Monday, Feb. 1.

MON 22

TUE 23

FREE BABIES AND BOOKS (ONLINE)

FREE AFTER SCHOOL TEEN DUNGEONS & DRAGONS (ONLINE)

See Monday, Feb. 1.

See Tuesday, Feb. 2.

FREE CRAFT CLIPS (ONLINE) See Monday, Feb. 1.

FREE EDMONDSON’S GOT ENERGY (ONLINE) See Monday, Feb. 1.

ORCHIDS IN THE MANSION See Monday, Feb. 1.

2021 VOLUNTEER JAM: A MUSICAL SALUTE TO CHARLIE DANIELS 615-770-2000 bridgestonearena.com

The 2021 Volunteer Jam: A Musical Salute to Charlie Daniels will take place at 7 p.m. at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The salute will include performances by ALABAMA, Ricky Skaggs, Old Crow Medicine Show, The Marshall Tucker Band, Chris Janson, Charley Pride, Big & Rich, Gretchen Wilson, Cowboy Troy, Delbert McClinton, The SteelDrivers and comedian Dusty Slay. Tickets start at $34.95.

FREE MUSIC AND MORE (ONLINE) See Tuesday, Feb. 2.

FREE CHAPTER 1 TUESDAYS (ONLINE)

WED 24 LIFEGUARD TRAINING COURSE: BRENTWOOD wcparksandrec.com

Come out to the Indoor Sports Complex (920 Heritage Way) in Brentwood from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. for this lifeguard training. Courses open to teens (ages 15 and up) and feature a mixture of online and in-person instruction. For more information about registration and costs, contact Kristin Pitts at (615) 370-3471, ext. 2112 or Kristin.Pitts@ williamsoncounty-tn.gov.

OUTDOOR WILD THINGS See Wednesday, Feb. 3.

FREE GET UP AND GO (ONLINE) See Wednesday, Feb. 3.

See Tuesday, Feb. 2.

FREE SIR ANDREW’S AWESOME AFTERNOON STORYTIME (ONLINE)

ORCHIDS IN THE MANSION

See Wednesday, Feb. 3.

TODDLER TUESDAYS (ONLINE)

VANDERBILT COMMODORES BASKETBALL

See Monday, Feb. 1.

615-459-2341 samdavishome.org/toddlertuesdays

Join Historic Sam Davis Home for Toddler Tuesday virtually from 10 - 11:30 a.m. The theme for February is “Cooking with Ms. Cassie”! Nadia Jarrar, owner of local bakery, “Baked” will be sharing the process of making whole grain sugar cookies and finishing them with colorful icing. Come by before Feb. 23 to pick up your activity bag with instructions, supplies and Zoom login information. Cost is $5.

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Versus the Tennessee Volunteers at Vandy’s Memorial Gym (210 25th Avenue South) in Nashville at 8 p.m.

FREE WHAT’S THE STORY? WITH CORRIE (ONLINE) See Wednesday, Feb. 3.

ORCHIDS IN THE MANSION See Monday, Feb. 1.

Learn the basics of mushroom cultivation for three species of edible mushrooms on logs during two sessions at Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary. Cover log selection, timing, spore selection, inoculation methods, care of the logs, harvesting and storage of the mushrooms at either 10 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Classes last an hour and a half and cost $36.

WINTERFEST AT GAYLORD See Thursday, Feb. 4.

SUN 21 FREE FLEA MARKET SUNDAYS AT PLAZA MARIACHI See Sunday, Feb. 7.

RODNEY CARRINGTON AT ZANIES See Thursday, Feb. 18.

PICASSO: FIGURES See Friday, Feb. 5.

FREE WINTER WONDER LOUNGE AT NASHVILLE

Bridgestone Arena honors country music legend Charlie Daniels with a tribute concert on Feb. 22. Daniels was a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, and his best known recording was his 1979 single “The Devil Went Down To Georgia.” Daniels passed away last summer.

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THINGS TO DO WINTERFEST AT GAYLORD See Thursday, Feb. 4.

FREE EAST NASHVILLE FLEA: WINTER SEASON See Saturday, Feb. 6.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS HOCKEY nashvillepredators.com

Versus Columbus Blue Jackets at 2 p.m.

FREE WINTER WONDER LOUNGE AT NASHVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET See Saturday, Feb. 6.

ORCHIDS IN THE MANSION See Monday, Feb. 1.

VANDERBILT COMMODORES BASKETBALL vucommodores.com

Versus Ole Miss Rebels at 2:30 p.m.

SUN 28 The Fisk Jubilee Singers’ 150th Anniversary album, ‘Celebrating Fisk!’ is nominated for Best Roots Gospel Album at the 2021 Grammy Awards. Stream the album at FiskJubileeSingers.lnk.to/CelebratingFisk.

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FREE COOKING CLUB (ONLINE)

PICASSO: FIGURES

FREE CARRIE COOKS GLUTENFREE: CHEESY CHICKEN BROCCOLI (ONLINE)

FREE GENTLE FLOW YOGA (ONLINE)

WINTERFEST AT GAYLORD

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Join Carrie at 12 p.m. on the Inglewood Library Facebook page as she shares her recipe and tips for cooking glutenfree cheesy chicken broccoli.

ORCHIDS IN THE MANSION

See Friday, Feb. 5.

See Friday, Feb. 5.

DESTINATION: FREEDOM HOMESCHOOL DAY

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FREE POETRY, PROSE AND PUPPETS WITH DR. J (ONLINE)

Come out to Historic Sam Davis Home (1399 Sam Davis Road) in Smyrna from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and explore the journey from slavery to freedom through hands on activities, an up-close look at artifacts from archaeological digs on the farm and a live theatrical performance by Jackie Murray from her original show Harriett Tubman: One Woman’s Journey. Admission is $8 for participating children; one parent free per family, $10 for additional parents.

WINTERFEST AT GAYLORD

FOREVER ABBEY ROAD: A HIGH ENERGY BEATLES EXPERIENCE

See Monday, Feb. 1.

FREE BALANCED YOGA (ONLINE) See Wednesday, Feb. 3.

PICASSO: FIGURES See Friday, Feb. 5.

See Thursday, Feb. 4.

See Thursday, Feb. 4.

FRI 26 FLOUR POWER COOKING CLASS: SPACE WARS 919-889-2598 xt/register/nashville/Camps

Your kids will love this “Kids Night Out” night at Flour Power Cooking Studios in Brentwood (330 Franklin Rd Suite 110A). Make Darth Dogs, Wookie Cookies and Annakin’s Apple Crisp! Admission is $39.

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615-324-1010 citywinery.com

Come out to City Winery Nashville at 609 Lafayette St to see Forever Abbey Road - A High Energy Beatles Experience, comprised of five professional Nashville musicians who work hard at creating a unique show that demonstrates what the Beatles might sound like if they were around today. Tickets start at $15. Doors are at 6 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.

ORCHIDS IN THE MANSION See Monday, Feb. 1.

See Friday, Feb. 5.

See Thursday, Feb. 4.

FREE GAME KEEPER JOHN: SOLITAIRE (ONLINE)

FREE FLEA MARKET SUNDAYS AT PLAZA MARIACHI See Sunday, Feb. 7.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS HOCKEY

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Versus Columbus Blue Jackets at 2 p.m.

PICASSO: FIGURES See Friday, Feb. 5.

See Friday, Feb. 5.

FREE THE COMIC BOOK CLUB (ONLINE)

FREE WINTER HIKES

See Sunday, Feb. 7.

See Friday, Feb. 12.

WINTERFEST AT GAYLORD

SAT 27

See Thursday, Feb. 4.

FREE NATIONAL POKEMON DAY!

See Monday, Feb. 1.

FREE FRANKLIN FARMER’S MARKET See Saturday, Feb. 6.

FREE CREATED EQUAL: BLACK HISTORY FILMS & POPCORN See Saturday, Feb. 13.

FAMILY DAYS AT DEER RUN See Saturday, Feb. 6.

FREE FAMILY PROGRAM: VALENTINE’S DAY ART AND MUSIC (ONLINE) See Saturday, Feb. 13.

PICASSO: FIGURES See Friday, Feb. 5.

DROP IN ART CLASSES See Saturday, Feb. 6.

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ORCHIDS IN THE MANSION PAINT YOUR OWN PET

paintedpawstudio.com/paint-yourown-pet-classes/artclassnashville ry your hand at creating a custom portrait of your pet with Painted Paw Studios at 4009 Charlotte Ave in Nashville starting at 4 p.m. This class will be capped at 8 participants, to allow for recommended social distancing. Registration is $60 and includes canvas, supplies and instruction.

FREE BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION

615-890-2300 explorethedc.org/blackhistory

Join Discovery Center in Murfreesboro (502 Southeast Broad Street) for music, puppet shows, storytelling and hands-on activities celebrating Black history, arts, & culture! This special day will include both on-site and virtual programming options for connecting at home. Free and open to the public.


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VANDERBILT PROGRAMS FOR TALENTED YOUTH On the Vanderbilt Campus 615-322-8261 | pty.vanderbilt.edu

OVERNIGHT CAMPS THE place for your preteen and youth (grades 3 - 10) to have a fun and a memorable camp experience. One and two-week camps. Campers discover strengths, complete challenges, create life-long memories, and form deeper friendships when they unplug and connect with others. Lake activities, zip lines, games, and more. FAMILY CAMPS

Year-round adventures for all ages. Customize your experience by choosing recreational activities your family will enjoy: zip lines, giant swing, pedal karts, and more. All-inclusive: upscale accommodations, recreation, games, movie night (outdoor when weather permits), meals. Spend focused time together, create long-lasting memories, share adventures, explore nature, and become powerfully united.

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7520 Charlotte Pike, Nashville (ages 2 - 5) 4341 Pecan Valley Road, Nashville (ages 5 - 12) 615-585-9790 | anewleafnashville.org elle@anewleafnashville.org

Learn to become an ecological sustainable farmer and goatherd as our explorations take us on many adventures throughout natural landscapes. Hike hills, seek natural treasures, sift the pond for salamanders, tend our organic garden, and raise chickens and goats. Arts, science inquiry, and sports for children 3 - 14 yrs. complement this one-of-a-kind farm experience. Looking for a relief from virtual schooling? Visit our website to see our enrichment programs.

ADVENTURE SCIENCE CENTER 800 Ft. Negley Blvd., Nashville 615-862-5177 | adventuresci.org

3748 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville | 615-891-3384 18 Cadillac Drive, Brentwood | 615-942-2629 300 Indian Lake Blvd., Ste. 240D Hendersonville | 615-991-6811 3411 Memorial Blvd., Ste. 3 Murfreesboro | 615-890-6284 Nolensville location coming soon mathnasium.com

Children out of school lose more comprehension in math than in any other subject. And with so many weeks of missed school, now is a critical time in your child’s education. We pinpoint the gaps in learning sustained during COVID. With custom-built learning plans and face-to-face instruction, we help reverse the “COVID slide” so they can be on track for the fall. Our live online tutoring service, Mathnasium@Home, is the same live instruction as our learning center but in the comfort of your home.

Opening minds to the wonder of science for more than 70 years. Plan an adventure for the family including the Sudekum Planetarium, Adventure Tower and soundBox, an immersive new exhibit to explore sound and music!

CAMP JULIETTE LOW

321 Camp Juliette Low Road, Cloudland, GA 770-428-1062 | cjl.org

Platform tents, outdoor adventure, traditional camping, fun and friendship. Located on Lookout Mountain, Camp Juliette Low is an independent, residential summer camp for girls ages 7 - 17 that fosters self-confidence, independence, teamwork and leadership. One- and two-week sessions. Preparing girls for confident living and leadership since 1922.

MONTGOMERY BELL ACADEMY, SUMMER @ MBA 4001 Harding Pike, Nashville 615-298-5514 | montgomerybell.edu/camps

More than 100 sports, enrichment and academic camps and classes allow rising first graders to high school boys and girls to fill their summer with activities. Offerings include sports, outdoor adventure, art, leadership, study skills, science, crafts and computer. MBA faculty, staff and students work with campers, providing families a glimpse of the MBA community. Visit our website and click on the “Camp” tab.

MR. BOND’S SCIENCE GUYS 615-573-2702 | mrbondscienceguy.com

Our winter, spring and summer camps inspire a lifelong enthusiasm for science and learning, teaching creative problem-solving skills, teamwork and perseverance in an entertaining, kid-friendly setting. The camps are full- or half-day and are excellent for ages 5 - 12. Sibling discounts are available.

CAMP WOODMONT

381 Moonlight Drive, Cloudland, GA 423-472-6070 | campwoodmont.com

Camp Woodmont on Lookout Mountain in northwest Georgia is a traditional, overnight camp for boys and girls ages 6 - 14. Just 30 minutes from Chattanooga. Features horseback riding, high-ropes/climbing, sports, dance, crafts, canoeing, archery and more! Founded on Christian principles in 1981, it’s the perfect place to build lifelong friendships and memories.

CREEKSIDE RIDING ACADEMY AND STABLES 2359 Lewisburg Pike, Franklin 615-595-7547 | creeksideridingstables.com

We focus on safety, proper riding techniques, grooming, care and tacking horses. All activities are geared to the riders’ level, ability and age. Campers ride each day in lessons, games on horseback and trail rides. Barn activities include scavenger hunts, horse-related arts and crafts, making homemade horse treats and more. Connecting with and caring for these animals gives riders confidence in many areas of life!

330 Franklin Road, Ste. 110A, Brentwood 615-961-3466 | flourpowerstudios.com

Children love exploring creativity and the idea of learning new skills –– especially when there’s a lot of fun involved! At Flour Power, Lil’ Chefs and Twin Chels get to explore their love of food in a way that’s truly unique, fun, and memorable. Owner/camp director, Shannon Mock Miller is passionate about teaching children, and her Brentwood Flour Power Cooking studio is designed to help children find a passion for cooking as they bond and make incredible memories together at a Flour Power Summer Camp. To sign up for the Summer of 2021 visit our website or stop by our Brentwood location. Sign up in Janaury and get FREE before- and after-care.

HIYC SAIL CAMP

Ages 7 - 17, Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (no before- or after-care provided). All levels of experience are welcome. We sail several types of boats, including Optimist Prams, Lasers, RS Zest, and RS Feva sailboats. Sailors will be assigned to boats according to age and skill level. No sailing experience necessary!

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7311 Hwy 100, Nashville wpnc.nashville.gov | wpnc@nashville.gov

Spend your summer exploring nature! Experience the natural world through hands-on activities, close encounters with live animals, nature hikes and outdoor play. Explorers Naturalist Camp: Jun. 7 - 11, ages 6 - 9. Search for tadpoles in the pond, crayfish in the creek and butterflies in the garden! Insect Naturalist Camp: Jun. 21 - 25, ages 8 - 12. Explore the forest, fields, creeks and ponds in search of dragonflies, beetles, butterflies and more.

OVERBROOK SCHOOL 4210 Harding Pike, Nashville 615-292-5134 x3206 | overbrook.edu

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615-260-7405 | hiyc.org/sail-camp-2021

NATURALIST CAMPS AT WARNER PARK NATURE CENTER

Camp Overbrook is a co-ed, summer camp offering a dedicated program for ages 3 yrs - rising grade K campers. We are committed to personalized and engaging experiences, with small groups and exceptional staff from our very own Overbrook employees. The program provides a structured environment filled with summer fun. Days are designed with theme-based activities, including guest visitors, STEM projects, art, and imagination play. The program also offers a “Year Round” experience for our incoming and current PK families.

ST. ANDREWS-SEWANEE SCHOOL 290 Quintard Road, Sewanee 931-598-5651 | sasweb.org/summer/sas-summer-camp

SAS Summer Camp in Sewanee offers 550 acres with lakes, trails, sports facilities, dorms, and a dining hall reminiscent of Hogwarts. Combining traditional camp activities with specialty sessions - sign language, culinary arts, pottery, technology, dance, folk music, yoga, woodworking, climbing - campers create their own schedules based on individual interests.

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319 Webb Road E, Bell Buckle 931-389-6003 thewebbschool.com/academics/summer-program

Art, outdoor adventure with zip line, robotics, science and more! Co-ed, current grades 2 - 8. Session 1: Jun. 14 - 18. Session 2: Jun. 21 - 25. Session 3: Jun. 28 - Jul. 2. Day Camp: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Cost: $250 ($50 off each addition week). Bus service from Murfreesboro and Tullahoma, $50 per week. Overnight Camp: Check in Sunday at 5 p.m. Cost: $750 ($50 off each additional week)

THE WEBB SCHOOL SPORTS CAMP (DAY & BOARDING) 319 Webb Road E, Bell Buckle 931-389-6003 www./academics/summer-programs

BELLE MEADE HISTORIC SITE & WINERY

5025 Harding Pike, Nashville 615-356-0501 | vistbellemeade.com

Designed for families with children ages 4 - 12, each 90 min. Family Tour includes a child-friendly tour, followed by a variety of hands-on activities and crafts. Hands on History is a 90 min. summer program for children whose parents are participating in another activity on-site. BILL TAYLOR’S BUSHIDO SCHOOL OF KARATE

1911 Business Campus Drive Murfreesboro | 615-890-6755 1820 N.W. Broad St. Murfreesboro | 615-893-6003 bskonline.com

Let martial arts take your kids to new heights! Bill Taylor’s Bushido School of Karate offers programs in traditional karate for ages 3 - adult. Call now to find out how to get one month free plus a uniform. DIGITAL WORLDS VR

1945 Mallory Lane, Franklin 615-538-7514 | digitalworldsvr.com

Day Camp: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Cost: $250. Bus service from Murfreesboro and Tullahoma, $50 per week.

DWVR offers the best true virtual realty experience in the area. Located near CoolSprings Galleria, it’s perfect for family and team outings, birthday parties, home school groups and events. You and your family are invited for a free 15 minute demo at our state-of-the-art technology virtual realty arcade.

Overnight Camp: Check in Sunday at 5 p.m. Cost: $750.

E.T.C. GYMNASTICS

1137 Haley Road Murfreesboro | 615-867-6900 1932 Almaville Road Smyrna | 615-617-7644 etcgymnastics.com

E.T.C. Gymnastics is dedicated to bringing a new standard of excel-

LEADERSHIP ACADEMY CAMPS

615-856-4772 | nashvilledaycamps.com info @leadershipacademyllc.com

Leadership Academy creates camps that connect children to nature, makes friends and develops social skills for children ages 6-17. We believe that play and outdoor exploration increases creativity, confidence, social intelligence and grit. Our goal is to get children outside, exploring, learning, playing and having fun so that they develop a strong sense of self and a deeper connection to nature. Our camps are Leadership Academy Camp at Warner Park, Camp Bells Bend Beaman, Nashville Sail Camp, Mountain Bike Camp, and Teen Leadership Adventure. LET THERE BE ROCK NASHVILLE

9695 Lebanon Road #330, Mt. Juliet 301-401-0927 | ltbrsnashville.com

Let There Be Rock School Nashville is a combination lesson facility and after-school rock and roll community center. Students from 5 yrs. of age to adults learn guitar, vocals, pianos, keyboards, drums, bass guitar, ukulele and more. We also offer lessons in song writing, audio recording/production and special EFX. Take lessons, join a band and play live shows. NATIONAL DANCE CLUBS (NDC)

5714 C Edmondson Pike, Brentwood | 615-277-1155 209 S. Royal Oaks Blvd., Ste. 124, Franklin | 615-861-1142 710 Memorial Blvd., Ste. 122, Murfreesboro | 615-849-1155 nationaldanceclubs.com

At NDC, we aim to provide the highest quality service to our staff and students as they experience the best ballroom has to offer; as we believe excellence is expected. We offer family and kids classes at all of our locations. It is our desire to make learning ballroom dancing a positive and enriching experience. ONE GOAL SPORTS

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Murfreesboro 615-896-7309 | onegoalsports.net

A non-profit, community-based sports league providing quality sports programming for families in a fun, Christian environment. Now registering for fall soccer, basketball, flag football and others. Visit our website for more information. PROVIDENCE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

410 DeJarmette Lane, Murfreesboro 615-904-0902 | providencechristian.com

We are an inter-denominational Pre-K – grade 12 school. Offering a classical education with a Christian worldview and parental involvement. As our mission statement says, “We are teaching students to seek God’s truth and equipping them with the tools for a lifetime of learning.” We are fully accredited by ACSI, the Association of Christian Schools International, and by AdvancED. SPARK: AN ART STUDIO

213 Franklin Road, Ste. 110, Brentwood 615-483-9847 | sparkartbrentwood.com

HIYC SAIL CAMP OLD HICKORY LAKE 4 WEEKS ONLY BEGINNING JUNE 7 MON-FRI 9am-4pm $385 per week

Spark: An Art Studio is a walk-in, make-your-own-art studio. Artwork is made with glass and mosaic tile on canvas or wood. We are the perfect place to relax and have fun.

REGISTER NOW https://hiyc.org/sail-camp-2021

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