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April

Wed, Apr 23 Concord Yacht Club Adult Learn to Sail Class Concord Yacht Club will offer an Adult Learn to Sail Class from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays beginning April 23. For more information, visit concordyachtclub.org/education/adult-learn-to-sail.html/
Wed, Apr 23 “Atoms in Appalachia: Secret City and Super Science” Farragut Folklife Museum will host a historical presentation on the Manhattan Project “Atoms in Appalachia: Secret City and Super Science,” at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, at Farragut Town Hall. For more information, call Julia Jones-Barham, 865-966-7057.
Thu, Apr 24 Diabetes Management Series Knox County Health Department will offer a Diabetes Management Series at 6:30 p.m., Thursdays, April 24 running through May 22, in Knox County Health Department auditorium. The series is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-215-5170.
Thu, Apr 24 “Let’s Go BAT-ty” The University of Tennessee Arboretum will present “Let’s Go BAT-ty,” from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, April 24, at the Arboretum in Oak Ridge. For more information, call 865-483-3571.
Thu, Apr 24 “Monty Python’s Spamalot” Clarence Brown Theatre will present “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” April 24 through May 11. For more information, call Robin Conklin, 865-974-2497.
Sat, Apr 26 Color Me Rad 5K Color Me Rad 5K will begin at 9 a.m., Saturday April 26, at Knoxville Civic Auditorium. Cost is $32 per runner, which will benefit East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. For more information, call Children’s Hospital Develop-ment Department, 865-541-8244 or visit www.colorme.rad.com/
Sat, Apr 26 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk to Cure Diabetes Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk to Cure Diabetes will begin at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 26, at Worlds Fair Park. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. For more information, visit www2.jdrf.org/
Sat, Apr 26 Fundraiser for Smoky Mt. Storytellers Association Marble Springs Storytelling will hold a fundraiser for Smoky Mt. Storytellers Association from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, April. 26, at Marble Springs State Historic Site. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for students, children under 5 are free. For more information, call 865-573-5508.
Sat, Apr 26 2014 Outdoor Knox Fest Legacy Parks Foundation will host the 2014 Outdoor Knox Fest beginning Saturday, April 26, and running through Sunday, April 27. The event will feature trail rides, runs, hikes, paddles, climbing and more for anyone looking for outdoor fun. For more information, visit www.outdoorknoxville.com/
Sat, Apr 26 Farragut Art in the Park Farragut Business Alliance has partnered with Town of Farragut and Dogwood Arts Festival to host the Fourth Annual Farragut Art in the Park from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, April 26-27, locations TBA. For more information, e-mail info@farragutbusiness.com
Sat, Apr 26 Family Kite Festival First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Oak Ridge will host the Eight Annual Family Kite Festival from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 26. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-483-8433.
Sat, Apr 26 Franklin Square Spring Garden Festival Knox County Council of Garden Clubs is hosting the Twenty-First Annual Franklin Square Spring Garden Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 26. For more information, call Linda Wimbrow, 865-966-2421.
Sat, Apr 26 Admiral Veterinary Hospital will hold its Open House/Community Fair Admiral Veterinary Hospital will hold its Open House/Community Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 26. Under new ownership, the fair will offer free food and drinks, rescue groups with dogs for adoption, bounce house, face painting and door prizes and more. For more information, call Admiral Veterinary Hospital, 865-675-1833.
Sat, Apr 26 “Raising of the Water” Seventh Annual “Raising of the Water” benefit for Fort Loudoun Lake Association will be from 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday, April 26, at the historic home of Mr. John Trotter. Cost is $50 per person. For more information, call 865-523-3800 or visit flake.org/
Sat, Apr 26 Brooke Culbreth Memorial Alumni Game Farragut High School Boys Soccer Eighth Annual Brooke Culbreth Memorial Alumni Game will begin with games at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., and noon to 2 p.m. for lunch, at Farragut soccer field and Farragut High School Commons. Cost is $10 per person for admission and dinner, $5 for children under 10. There also will be a silent dessert auction. For more information, contact Peg Bergin, pbergin@charter.net
Sat, Apr 26 “Vikings of the Smokies” Sons of Norway Lodge, “Vikings of the Smokies,” are looking for car, boot and trunk sale vendors from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 26, in Faith Lutheran Church parking lot. For more information, visit tnvikings.org/
Sun, Apr 27 The University of Tennessee contemporary Acappella choirs will perform The University of Tennessee contemporary Acappella choirs will perform at 6 p.m., Sunday, April 27, at Farragut Presbyterian Church. The women’s group, reVOLution, and the men’s group, VOLume will perform for free. Event is open to the public. For more information, e-mail mjlanc@tds.net.
Wed, Apr 30 grocery shopping tour The University of Tennessee Medical Center registered dietitian, Janet Seiber, RD,CDE will offer a grocery shopping tour for those living with diabetes at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 30, at Food City in Bearden. For more information, call Susan M. Wyatt, 865-305-6083.

May

Thu, May 1 Forum for local clergy Knoxville Regional Veterans Mental Health Council and the Veteran Friendly Congregation Initiative are hosting a forum for local clergy from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, May 1, at Knox County Community Action Center. For more information, call Michael Grider, 865-215-4750 or Pat Gang, 865-253-2794.
Thu, May 1 2014 Knoxville Film Festival’s four-day event Secret City Films, Dogwood Arts and Regal Entertainment Group will team up to produce the 2014 Knoxville Film Festival’s four-day event. The event will be held Sept. 11-14. General film submission deadline is May 1. For more information, visit knoxvillefilmfestival.com/
Thu, May 1 Knoxville Regional Veterans Mental Health Council and the Veteran Friendly Congregation Initiative are hosting a forum for local clergy Knoxville Regional Veterans Mental Health Council and the Veteran Friendly Congregation Initiative are hosting a forum for local clergy from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, May 1, at Knox County Community Action Center. For more information, call Michael Grider, 865-215-4750, or Pat Gang, 865-253-2794.
Fri, May 2 “The Manhattan Project-Secrets Revisited” Farragut Folklife Museum will feature “The Manhattan Project-Secrets Revisited,” exhibit beginning Tuesday, Jan. 21, through Friday, May 2. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call Julia Barham, 865-966-7057.
Fri, May 2 “Pollyanna” Knoxville Children’s Theatre will present Eleanor Porter’s “Pollyanna,” at 7 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays, May 2 through 16; at 1 and 5 p.m., Saturdays, May 3 through 17, and at 3 p.m., Sundays, May 4 through 18. For more information, call 865-208-3677.
Fri, May 2 Holy Cross Anglican Church will host its Fifth Annual Low country Shrimp Boil Holy Cross Anglican Church will host its Fifth Annual Low country Shrimp Boil and Fish Fry from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 2. Cost is $10 and children 12 and under is $5. For more information, call 865-675-6406 or visit holycrossknoxville.org/
Sat, May 3 2014 Walk Multiple Sclerosis event 2014 Walk Multiple Sclerosis event will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 3, at Sequoyah Park. For more information, call Carlie Moore 615-690-5341 or visit nationalmssociety.org /knoxvillewalk2014
Sat, May 3 Concord Yacht Club open house Concord Yacht Club will host an open house to show the facilities to the public and introduce the educational program and other activities supported at CYC; Sea Scouts, high school and college sailing programs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 3. For more information, visit concordyachtclub.org/ education/adult-learn-to-sail.html/
Tue, May 6 Concord Yacht Club Adult Learn to Sail Class Concord Yacht Club will offer an Adult Learn to Sail Class from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thurs-days beginning May 6, and running for four weeks. For more information, visit concordyachtclub.org/ education/adult-learn-to-sail.html/
Sat, May 10 Tellico Village Community Church Crafters Spring Sale Tellico Village Community Church Crafters Spring Sale will be from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 10. For more information, call Marcia Higby, 865-458-9356.
Sat, May 10 Historic Ramsey House music writer’s workshop Historic Ramsey House will present an opportunity for song writers and fans to experience a unique music writer’s workshop with acclaimed artist Mary Gauthier, Scott Miller, Jim Lauderdale, Drew Ramsey and Matt Wertz Saturday, May 10. Cost is $300 per person. For more information, call 865-546-0745.
Sat, May 10 Tellico Village Community Church Crafters Spring Sale Tellico Village Community Church Crafters Spring Sale will be from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 10. For more information, call Marcia Higby, 865-458-9356.
Thu, May 15 GO! Contemporary Dance Works will hold auditions GO! Contemporary Dance Works will hold auditions for ballet and modern dance level V and VI from 5 to 6:30 p.m.; intermediate to professional, 6:45 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, May 15. For more information, call 865-539-2475.
Fri, May 16 Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games The 33rd Annual Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games will be held Friday and run through Sunday, May 16-18, at Maryville College. For more information, visit smokymountaingames.org/
Sat, May 17 International Biscuit Baking Contest International Biscuit Baking Contest will begin at noon, Saturday, May 17, in the Biscuit Big Top tent on Market Square. Baking submissions will be accepted until midnight, April 21. For more information, call John Craig, 865-384-7290 or visit biscuitfest.com/
Mon, May 19 Program at Cradle of Forestry The Appalachian Trail Conservancy, the Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards and the United States Forest Service program are scheduled for May 19-30 at the Cradle of Forestry near Brevard, N.C. The program is free once application has been accepted. For more information, visit www.trailcrew-s.org/wilderness-skills-institute/

June

Sat, Jun 14 Donations for Bob Watt Youth Fishing Rodeo Town of Farragut is requesting donations for its 30th annual Bob Watt Youth Fishing Rodeo scheduled for Saturday, June 14, at Anchor Park. The Town is in need of youth and adult spincast, push button rod and reel combos in good working condition, as well as other fishing supplies including line, hooks, bobbers and sinkers. For more information, call 865-966-7057.

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