Community Calendar

Inclusion Network of Nashville has evidence-based supports and resources for use by the guests of many Middle TN family friendly locations. 

Ongoing
Urban Air Adventure Park - 1st Sunday of month
Sky High Special Needs Jump Days - Tuesdays
Christ Presbetyrian special Saturdays - 2nd Saturday of month
Jumpstreet for Special Needs - 1st Saturday of month
Wholesale Inc.'s Special Kids Day - 2nd Saturday of month
LuMind IDSC Educational Webinar Series - Ongoing

 

Does your organization have an activities for individuals with intellectual or developmental delays that you'd like us to include here?  Please email the date and link to Tammy@somethingextra.org.

2019

January

Next Chapter Book Club - January 16
BKC Art Show at the Frist Art Museum - Through January 20
Discovery Center Free Day - January 21
Best Buddies Prom - January 27
Nashville OPera Bear Hug - January 28
Take a Deep Breath: Lung Infection and Cognition in Down Syndrome - January 29
Webinar:  ABLE Accounts and Special Needs Trusts - January 31
 

February
Plant the Seed Charity Night - February 2
Prevention - Staying Away From Traffickers - February 4
Night to Shine Tim Tebow Special Needs Prom - February 8
Arts for Hearts - Art Class - February 9
Hoofbeats and Heroes - February 10
Battle of the Bruins - February 10
Disability Day on the Hill Community Reception - February 11
Disability Day on the Hill - February 12
Discovery Center All Access Night - February 12
Music City Polar Plunge 2019 - February 16
2019 Able Youth Music City Madness - February 16-17
Nashville Ballet sensory performance Jump Frog Jump - Feb 17
Special Olympics Open House - February 18
IndicatorArt Showcase - February 18
Cinta's Hiring Event - February 22
Gigi's Playhouse Gala and Auction - February 23
The Arc - The Future of Disability: A Big Ideas Event - February 23
The Arc Dickson County - First Gathering for Parents/Caregivers - February 26

 

March
Lonestar Rodeo Benefitting DSAMT - March 3
Abigail's Royalty - March 3
Community Conversation on Family Engagement in Special Education - March 5
National Buddy Walk on Washington - March 5-6
Special Day For Special Kids - March 9
HiHo Hand in Hand Options Open House - March 12
The Arc: Family Engagement in Special Education TN - March 14
Gigi's Playhouse - World Down Syndrome Day Open Play - March 21
Chick Fil A Columbia 10% back from 5-7 pm - March 21
The Sparkle Pageant - March 30
Nashville Power Soccer Program - March 30
Family Day at the Ballet - March 31
Bunny Care Sensory Event - Rivergate Mall, Madison 9:30am - 11:30 am - March 31 

April
NDSS Down Syndrome Adult Summit - April 4-6
IndicatorArt Showcase - April 8
Discovery Center All Access Night - April 9
Arts for Hearts - Art Class - April 13
Celebration Bowl - April 27th
Discover Center Arts In April Free Day - April 27

May
Global Webinar Series: Self-Advocates Federal Funding For Research - May 1
The Big Payback - May 2
Zac Stacy NDSS All Star Clinic - May 4
Buddy Up Fitness - May 4
Vanderbilt Consortium LEND Developmental Disabilities Workshop for Parents - May 10
Buddy Up Fitness - May 18
Discovery Center All Access Night - May 14
2019 Young Athletes Summer Games - May 17-18
STEP's Lunchtime Leaders Webinar: "Sexuality and Disability" - May 21
29th Annual Aging with Developmental Disabilities Conference - May 21-22
TN Disability MegaConference - May 23-24
 

June
Buddy Up Fitness - June 1
Free Summer Jam Sessions 2019 - June 7
Arts for Hearts - Art Class - June 8
Discovery Center All Access Night - June 11
Christ Presbyterian Church's Very Special Bible School - June 12-14
Free Summer Jam Sessions 2019 - June 21
Rising Above Ministries:  By the Brook 2019 - June 21-22
Caleb Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament - June 24
Free Summer Jam Sessions 2019 - June 28
Buddy Up Fitness - June 29

July
Nashville Sounds: Down syndrome Night - July 1
Buddy Up Fitness - July 13
Buddy Up Fitness - July 27

August

 

September
Connecting The Journey: Resource Fair For Special Needs - September 7

 

Does your organization have an activities for individuals with intellectual or developmental delays that you'd like us to include here?  Please email the date and link to Tammy@somethingextra.org.

2018

February
Nashville Children's Theatre: The Snowy Day and Other Stories - Sensory Friendly Performance - Feb. 3
Tim Tebow's Night to Shine - Feb. 9
Nashville Symphony Sensory Friendly Concert - Feb. 10
Year of the Dog - Feb. 10
Buddy Up Tennis - Feb.10
Virtual Reality Game Night - Feb. 11
Educator SPARK with Matt Christy - Feb. 15
Discovery Center All Access Night - Feb. 16
Free Employment Skills Training for Students - Feb. 17
The Arc:  The Future of Disability: Big Ideas - Feb. 17
Nashville Ballet - Jump Frog Jump: Sensory Friendly Performance - Feb. 18
Celebrate Black History Month - Feb. 22
GiGi's Playhouse Nashville Gala - Feb. 24
Nashville Opera Modified Performance of Enchanted Forest - Feb. 24
#DS Works Webinar Series:  Subminimum Wage - Feb. 26

March
CCK Family Fun Day - March 3
Family Coalition Meeting-Nashville - March 8
Buddy Up Tennis - March 10
Easter Seals Tennessee Camp Open House - March 11
SibShop: Discovery Science Center - March 16
Nashville Children's Theatre: Mockingbird - Sensory Friendly Performance - March 17
World Down Syndrome Day Family Night at Gigi's Playhouse - March 21
Free Training on Future Planning, Lawrenceburg - March 22
Buddy Up Tennis - March 24
Egg Hunt and Family Picnic - March 24
Easter Egg Hunt for Children with Special Needs - March 24
Teamwork Wins - March 26
NDSC Convention Webinar - March 27
CDSS Dash for DS - March 28
Rising Above Easter Eggstravaganza - March 31
Sensory Friendly Easter Egg Hunt at the Hermitage - March 31
9th Annual Kids & Kites Day - March 31
 

April
Sparkle Pageant - April 7
Hearts Take Flight:  Pull-A-Plane Challenge - April 14
Discovery Center All Access Night - April 20

May
The Big Payback - May 2
Nashville Children's Theatre: Dragons Love Tacos- Sensory Friendly Performance - May 5
Easter Seals 28th Annual Youth Fishing Tournament - May 12
SibShop Meeting - May 12 
Amerigroup Project Search Information Night - May 15
Science on Tap - May 16
SibShop: Discovery Science Center - May 18
Knowledge is Power:  A Parent's Guide to Special Education - May 19
Support and Training for Exceptional Parents (STEP, Inc.) Parent Advocacy Training for Legislative Change - May 19
TN Disability Mega Conference - May 24-25
Communicating Your Vision: Using the Future to Find Your Now - May 24
Knowledge is Power:  A Parent's Guide to Special Education - May 26
Camp Conquest (Ages 6-17) - May 28-June 2
Camp Discovery Center - May 29-August 3

June
IDEAL Summer Academy - June 3-8 
DSAMT Nashville Shores Day - June 4
Next Steps Open House Vanderbilt - June 4
Camp Conquest (Ages 18-99) - June 4-9
Families First Workshop:Make It and Take It Lab:Developing Visual Supports - June 9
Belmont Music Therapy Summer Camp - June 4-8
VBS including Special Needs at Belle Aire Baptist Church Murfreesboro - June 11-15
Discovery Center All Access Night - June 15
Youth Leadership Academy - June 27-28
The Project:  Summer Dance Camp - June 25-29
Knowledge is Power:  A Parent's Guide to Special Education - June 30

July
CCK Down Syndrome Family Camp - July 16-20
Steps Inc Presents Tennessee Diploma Types and Post-Secondary Options - July 19
Kendra Gives Back - Fundraising Event - July 21

August
Volunteer Advocacy Project (VAP) - August 20th to November 5th (40 hours)
Wilson County Fair Special Needs Day - August 18
Discovery Center All Access Night - August 24
Knights of Columbus of St. Stephen Annual Cook-out - August 25

September
Connecting the Journey Resource Fair for Special Needs - September 8
Mary's Magical Place Grand Opening - September 25
Christ Presbyterian Party on the Lawn - September 30
 

October
321 Run for Down Syndrome - October 6
DSAMT Day at the Zoo - October 7
Disability Mentoring Day at Amerigroup Nashville - Oct 11
Buddy Up Tennis - October 13
Buddy Up Tennis - October 20
Project 22/Arc of Cumberland Valley’s Annual Fall Ball - October 27

November
The Arc United States National Convention - November 8-10
Discovery Center Parents Night Out - November 9
Buddy Up Tennis - November 10
Hand In Hand Options Program Open House - November 17
Buddy Up Tennis - November 17
Kentucky Respite Retreat - November 30-December 3

December
Buddy Up Tennis - December 1
The Frist: Nashville Flute Choir - December 1
The Frist:  Blair Suzuki Strings - December 1
Discovery Center Free Day - December 1
Caregiver's Afternoon Out - December 1
The Frist:  Curator's Tour: Life, Love and Marriage - December 6
Festival of Trees - December 6
Global Webinar Series: Physical Therapy for Children with Down Syndrome - December 7
Global Webinar "How to Practice Gross Motor Skills" - December 7
The Frist:  Figure Study, Paris 1900 - December 8
Buddy Up Tennis - December 8
Discovery Center All Access Night - December 14
The Frist:  Paris 1900 Tour in French - December 15
The Frist:  Holiday Concert Providence Pipes - December 16
The Frist:  Senior Monday Special Event Holiday Sing-a-Long - December 17
Music at the Frist - December 21
Holiday Movie & Pajama Party Open Play​ at Gigi's Nashville - December 21
The Frist:  Family Mondays - December 31