Displaying items by tag: nashville

Friday, 21 September 2018 17:50

Park(ing) Day 2018

Join Socket and the Department of General Services as we partner with the Metro Planning Department and Tennessee Department of Health to help transform Broadway's parking spots into mini-parks, filled with seating, games, and more. Learn more about this annual tradition here: https://www.civicdesigncenter.org/events/parking-day

Published in Events
Saturday, 06 October 2018 20:29

Celebrate Nashville Festival

Join Socket for fun from across the globe at this year's Celebrate Nashville Festival. Read more here.

Published in Events
Saturday, 18 August 2018 20:22

Urban Runoff 5K

Join Socket again this year for the annual Urban Runoff 5K walk/run in Shelby Park. More info here.

Published in Events
Friday, 29 June 2018 20:06

Bellevue Ice Rink Celebration

Join Socket Friday, June 29 from 12:30-2:30 with the Nashville Predators to celebrate the construction of a brand new ice rink in Bellevue!

Published in Events
Sunday, 08 July 2018 21:10


Join Socket at our booth at Waterfest -- a free family festival celebrating and connecting children to our local waters. There will be waterslides, music, dancing, educational exhibits, prizes, and more! Learn more here.

Published in Events
Monday, 11 June 2018 20:39

Nashville Loves Its Trees

Trees are one of the most integral components of the urban landscape. Trees sequester carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, improve air quality, reduce soil erosion by catching precipitation in their leaf canopies, and lower air temperatures in urban areas – among many other things.

Published in Greenspace
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 14:28

How to Have a “Whole” Healthy Day

When we think health, we typically think of nutrition and exercise, but we often forget about our mind. Health encompasses both the body and mind. Here are some tips to bring “whole” health to your day.

Published in Wellness
Friday, 27 April 2018 12:35

Arbor Day

As Socket relaxed under a shade tree recently, he began to wonder: “Why do we celebrate trees each year on Arbor Day?” Socket did some digging and revealed the answers!

Published in Greenspace
Thursday, 19 April 2018 14:22

Green Grocery Gameplan

April is Earth Month and each of us plays a role in conserving our planet’s natural resources. Fortunately, we can start with something as simple as a trip to the grocery store. Here are some practical tips from Socket to make your next grocery run a green and fun one!

Published in Food
Monday, 16 April 2018 19:42

The Beauty and Benefits of Dark Skies

Can you remember the last time you saw a dark night sky, full of stars and planets, in vivid detail? For many of us living in the world’s cities, the answer may be “no” or “never.” When we think of pollution, we don’t often think of the lights that line our streets and illuminate our buildings. This week is International Dark Sky Week, so let’s dive into some related questions: what is light pollution, what are its effects, and how can we manage it?

Published in Energy
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