Recycling, art sales, safe driving classes: 5 things to do this weekend in Southwest Nashville, Nov. 7-10

Recycling
Residents of Forest Hills can take their recyclables to City Hall on Saturday, Nov. 9.

Residents of Forest Hills can take their recyclables to City Hall on Saturday, Nov. 9.

Try out tech items at pop-up event

Nov. 7-10


Tech startup b8ta, the company behind the relaunch of Toys “R” Us, is hosting a pop-up event this weekend featuring lifestyle tech products for people to try. Featured products on display include eyewear that captures photos, a pocket-sized two-way voice translator, fitness devices and other items. b8ta has 20 locations in the U.S., according to its website. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. 110 4th Ave. S., Nashville. www.b8ta.com

Go to an art sale benefitting Radnor Lake State Natural Area

Nov. 8-10


Love the Lake, an art show and sale hosted by the Friends of Radnor Lake and The Chestnut Art Group are, is a biennial art show and sale benefiting Radnor Lake State Natural Area. The original artwork, which is on display at the Walter Criley Visitor Center at Radnor Lake, features various scenes and wildlife found at the 1,332-acre natural area, according to event organizers. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Free (admission). Radnor Lake State Natural Area, 1160 Otter Creek Road, Nashville. www.radnorlake.org

Recycling day at City Hall open to Forest Hills residents

Nov. 9


Forest Hills residents can recycle items such as batteries, electronics, medicine and scrap metal from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Document shredding will also be available. Although the event is rain or shine, city officials said electronics cannot be collected if it is raining. Light bulbs, tires, styrofoam, scrap wood, rugs, paint and vehicle fluids will not be accepted, according to officials. Residents have recycled more than 50 tons of materials since 2012. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. Forest Hills City Hall, 6300 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville. 615-372-8677. www.cityofforesthills.com

Check out local art at Montgomery Bell Academy

Nov. 9-10



Now in its 17th year, Montgomery Bell Academy’s art show highlights work by more than 50 regional artists. Featured artwork will be available to purchase with a portion of proceeds benefiting fine arts programs and the MBA Mothers Club. There will be an opening night event Nov. 7. Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 1-4 p.m. Free (admission). Montgomery Bell Academy, 4001 Harding Road, Nashville. 615-298-5514. www.montgomerybell.edu



Attend a safe driving class

Nov. 9-10

Hallmark Mitsubishi of Madison and Tim Short Mitsubishi of Clarksville are hosting the Mitsubishi Road Safety Rally, a safe driving program offered for teens. The training program is open to teens ages 15-19 with a valid driver’s license or learner’s permit and at least 30 hours of driving experience, according to event organizers. All teens must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, who will also participate in the program. Session times vary. Free with $99 refundable deposit. The Fairgrounds Nashville, 401 Wingrove St., Nashville. www.mitsubishiroadsafetyrally.com



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