July 15 in Progressive Nashville
Written by Natalie Davis on July 14, 2015
There will be lots going on Wednesday, July 15, for our folk in Music City. Get involved and help turn Tennessee purple. A recommendation: Always contact the organizer in advance to ensure plans have not changed.
- At 5 pm, West End United Methodist Church offers “A Place at the Table,” its weekly community dinner and movie/lecture series, catered by Martha Stamps. Dinner cost is $12 for adults and $6 for children. The farm table opens at 5 pm, dinner is served at 6 pm, and the film is slated to begin at 6:45 pm. Get details and reserve your spot by calling the church at 615-321-8500 before 11:30 am Wednesday. West End United Methodist Church is at 2200 West End Ave., Nashville 37203. Entrance is on 23rd Avenue.
- Speak your piece, be it poetry, prose, manifestos or political rants: Arts group NashVelocity presents A Night of Free Speech, an uncensored open mike event hosted by Honest Lewis from 6-9 pm Wednesday. Speaking slots of 5-7 minutes long are scheduled on a first come, first read basis. Early sign-in begins at 5:30 pm. NashVelocityHQ is at 1205 N. 8th St., near Cleveland Community Center. Street parking is available; carpooling is encouraged.
- Nashville Peace and Justice Center, a community based coalition of organizations and individuals working to promote equity and to create a peaceful, just, and sustainable society through reflection, education, and nonviolent action, holds a board meeting to discuss the pacifist group’s policies Wednesday, July 15. Per the NJPC Facebook events calendar, the gathering takes place at 6:30 pm in the basement of the Friends Meeting House, 530 26th Ave. N., in Nashville. Go, and talk about peace with people of peace. For info, call 615-321-2266.