Events

A strong community is one that gathers to support one another. The events held throughout the year bring families, friends, and community leaders together to celebrate great childhoods and raise awareness about the importance of prevention. 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 
 
 
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resilience: the biology of stress & the science of hope

MAy 2, 2017   11:30am

Westminster Presbyterian Church

 3900 West End Ave, Nashville, TN

When children experience trauma, it can affect their entire life, but there is hope. This film chronicles the birth of a new movement among pediatricians, therapists, educators and communities, who are using cutting-edge brain science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction and disease.

 

Pinwheel GArden PArty

MAy 20, 2017   4-6pm

The home of Dr. John and Julia Morris

870 Tyne Blvd, Nashville, TN

Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee (PCAT) would like to thank you, our donors and supporters, with a garden party filled with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, lovely gardens and a word from a family that PCAT was fortunate enough to be invited into their home and walk alongside them on their parenting journey.  

At the Pinwheel Garden Party, we will honor Mary Britton Cummings for her dedication to improving the lives of children and families in Tennessee. 

Please join us and bring a friend!

 

 

good Food - Dining with a purpose

Good Food events are organized by us, hosted by restaurants, and attended by those who want to learn more about what we do.

Intimate and completely customized to a restaurants needs, these gatherings offer the opportunity to expose new patrons to the restaurant and engage them in the work we are doing in the community, all while enjoying a fabulous meal and perfectly paired wine. To learn more, or host a Good Food event at your restaurant, contact Melanie Scott, Director of Development, or call our office at (615) 383-0994.

PAST EVENTS

Pinwheel Celebration Breakfast Oak Ridge - April 21, 2017

The Pinwheel Celebration Breakfast is our chance to honor members of the community who are champions for building strong families and creating great childhoods for children in East Tennessee. 

Unsung Heroes 2017 / Children's Advocacy Day

What is an Unsung Hero? A parent or caregiver who demonstrates incredible resiliency,
draws upon a strong support system, understands their child’s development or needs, shows empathy and support toward their child’s feelings, and who is not afraid to ask for help or receive help. Read more of their amazing stories here.

bbq, bREW, AND yOU - August 27, 2016

The clouds parted and the rain subsided just in time for us to host a fantastic crowd at ONEC1TY in Nashville for an evening of amazing BBQ courtesy of Bacon & Caviar, cold brews provided by Ajax Turner, and a special appearance made by local radio personality and Bachelorette contestant, Wells Adams. 

Pinwheel garden party - may 22, 2016

As a "thank you" to our donors, the Pinwheel Garden Party was a beautiful spring evening of food, music, cocktails, and a chance to continue to support our mission. Guests enjoyed a live auction, entertainment by the bluegrass ensemble, Grass Stains, and food by Milk & Honey Food Company.