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On May 3rd, 2014, Bridges will start a new tradition and throw a Kentucky Derby Party, Nashville Style.  The Inaugural Music City Derby Day will be an afternoon to remember with mint juleps, finger sandwiches, fancy hats, stick horse races, live music and of course, complete coverage of the Kentucky Derby! 

Hosted at the Centennial Art Center, the event will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dress in your Derby attire, and ladies don't forget to wear your favorite hat! Patron Packages are on sale now! To purchase Patron Packages contact Kate Haygood at kh@bridgesfordeafandhh.org. For General and VIP admission please see below.

$75
General Admission $75: Admission for one Includes two drink tickets and food.

$125
VIP Admission $125: Admission for one. Includes four drink tickets, food, a commemorative Derby Day Mint Julep Cup, and an invitation to the Patron Party.

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The Mayor’s Advisory Committee for People with Disabilities invites you to

Meet the Candidates for
Mayor of Nashville
“A Forum on Disability Issues”

Thursday, July 9 at 6:00 p.m.
Bridges’s Multipurpose Room
935 Edgehill Avenue, Nashville

Moderated by Wendy Tucker

The forum will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m. and will end around 7:00 p.m.,  followed by an opportunity to meet and greet the candidates.

We hope you will join other community leaders, advocates, and grassroots activists as the candidates express their views and plans on accessibility and inclusion. Topics to be covered include transportation, education, recreation, and other aspects of city government.

Please RSVP by emailing Tracy at ts@bridgegsfordeafandhh.org no later than Monday, July 6 as light refreshments will be served.  Parking and seating will be limited.

Parking is available at Bridges for individuals in need of handicap accessible parking only and only in the marked spaces.  Individuals not in need of accessible parking may park at the church next door to Bridges.

Organizations represented on the Mayor’s Advisory Committee include: Bridges, Disability Rights Tennessee, Friends Life, Hands On Nashville, Harris Hillman Special Education School, Middle Tennessee Center for Independent Living, Middle Tennessee Council of the Blind, and Tennessee Performing Arts Center.

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Join author Ruta Sepetys and composer and pianist Gavin Mikhail for a presentation and book signing.

Book: Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys.

This event will be open captioned.  If you plan to use the captioning, please contact Sandy Cohen in advance to reserve your seat.

Advance tickets available for a $2.50 service fee - click here. A limited number of free tickets will be available on the day of the event.