Upcoming iDAT Events (Nashville)

Here are the next 4 chances to join us for our monthly International Dine About Town. More details to come.

February 15: Mediterranean cuisine (Brentwood)
March 3: Happy hour at East Nashville Brew Works
April 11: Woodlands Indian Restaurant (West Nashville)
May 9: GoJo Ethiopian (South Nashville)
All of these will start around 6pm. You are welcome to come to the Happy Hour on March 3 a little earlier.

Upcoming Service Activities (Nashville)

Here are a couple upcoming service activities for the Nashville area. We’ll be posting more details soon. Please contact Mary Kay (mkfadden@yahoo.com) with questions or to sign up.

Saturday, February 25th
Thursday, March 16th
5:30-8:00 pm

January 2017 iDAT (Nashville)

UPDATE: Plans have changed due to Woodlands being temporarily closed. We’ll now be meeting at Tikal Cocina Guatemalteca, 1135 Bell Road, Antioch on Tuesday, January 24, at 6:00pm. They offer some lovely Guatemalan food!

RSVP to dennykalt@mac.com if you can join us for a lively evening of food and conversation.


2016 Holiday Party (Nashville)

A group of TN RPCVs had a blast celebrating the holidays. This is an annual tradition where we enjoy a potluck of delicious food, chat about the year or whatever, and then laugh a lot over a dirty Santa gift exchange. Check out the pics and please join us next year!

November iDAT (Nashville)

We’ll be gathering at Taco Mamacita on Tuesday, November 15th. They serve up some truly delicious Mexican food and drinks! Please come meet new people and hang out with old friends. Check out the menu.

Where: 1200 Villa Place, Nashville, TN 37212
When: November 15, 6pm
RSVP with Denny dennykalt@mac.com


TNRPCV Statewide Camping Retreat


Join us for the first annual statewide TNRPCV camping retreat! This is a private campground and we’ll have it all to ourselves. We can start setting up at the campsite around noon on Saturday November 5th, and we have to be packed up and out by noon the following day.

This retreat and is open to all RPCVs and their friends. We love kids, but the bathrooms will be a 100 yard walk away from the campsites. WELL BEHAVED dogs are welcome.

This event will be RAIN OR SHINE with an exception for crazy weather.

To RSVP and for more details visit us on Facebook.

November Volunteer Opportunity (Nashville)


TNRPCV will be volunteering at Project C.U.R.E. on November 16. Specific tasks include sorting and packaging medical supplies, stocking inventory, and preparing for shipments. To sign up go to the Hand on Nashville webpage (hon.org) and sign up with our group (TNRPCV).   If you have any trouble signing up, please let me know (mkfadden@yahoo.com) and I will sign you up (I will need a contact phone number).

Project C.U.R.E helps to meet the need for medical supplies, equipment, and services around the world. Project C.U.R.E. has delivered medical relief to more than 130 countries.

Project Cure – 2300 Clifton Ave
Date: Wednesday 11/16/2016
Time: 5:30-7:30

FYI.  There is a maximum of 20 slots available, although as of this afternoon, there were only 13 slots left as of early October.

September iDAT (Nashville)

A group of TNRPCVs from the Nashville area enjoyed a nice meal together at Sunflower Cafe. We meet at a local restaurants as part of our International Dine About Town (iDAT) monthly event to hang out. It’s usually a mixture of old friends and new faces. We’d love for you to join us!


August Volunteer Opportunity: Shakespeare in the Park (Nashville)

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Hello folks we are volunteering as a group to help out at the Shakespeare in the Park performance of Macbeth on August 18th.

Centennial Park Bandshell
August 18th at 5:30 pm

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Shelly (shelly.kunces@gmail.com) or Mary Kay (mkfadden@yahoo.com).

Activities involve setup of the concession area, greet patrons and collect donations, distribute programs, answer questions, work the concession tent. They ask volunteers to arrive at 5:30 p.m. before the scheduled performance and plan to stay until after intermission.

iDAT August: Island Vibes (Nashville)

Caribbean style jerk chicken served with rice mixed with red kidney beans. Dish accompanied with vegetable salad. Shallow DOF on the rice.Warm sunshine, soft sand between your toes, tropical breezes, and the exotic sound of steel drums playing in the background — the stage is set for our August iDAT at Island Vibes.


Join us for authentic Caribbean treats like Jerk Chicken, Chicken Roti, King Fish, Oxtail, or Curry Goat.

Tuesday, August 16 at 6:00 pm – 1316 Antioch Pike, Nashville, TN 37211caribbean-food-fish

Please RSVP to Denny.  We need to notify the restaurant how many places to hold for our group.