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February

Wed, Feb 22 • Knox County Public Library, in honor of Black History Month • Knox County Public Library, in honor of Black History Month and in partnership with The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Tennessee, will host Tatia Harris for a discussion of “The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League,” by Jeff Hobbs, at noon, Wednesday, Feb. 22, in the East Tennessee History Center Auditorium. For more information, call Mary Pom Claiborne, 865-215-8767.
Thu, Feb 23 Tennessee Stage Company New Play “Okra,” Tennessee Stage Company New Play “Okra,” will begin at 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 23, at Knox County Public Library Farragut Branch.
Thu, Feb 23 • Webb School of Knoxville will host a Pre-K through 12th grade “Window into Webb” • Webb School of Knoxville will host a Pre-K through 12th grade “Window into Webb” for interested parents at 9 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 23, in Webb School’s Central Building. For more information, visit webbschool.org/windowintowebb/
Thu, Feb 23 • In honor of Black History month, the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce will be hosting “Atomic Integration,” • In honor of Black History month, the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce will be hosting “Atomic Integration,” a photography exhibition focusing on African-American life during the Manhattan Project in Oak Ridge, at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 23. For more information, call 423-569-9778.
Thu, Feb 23 • Joe Pardue and Barbra Bunting with Knox County Extension Master Gardeners • Joe Pardue and Barbra Bunting with Knox County Extension Master Gardeners will host “So You Want to Grow Organic: How to Get Started,” from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 23, at Humana Guidance Center. For more information, call 865-329-8892.
Fri, Feb 24 • Knoxville Children’s Theatre will perform “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, JR,” • Knoxville Children’s Theatre will perform “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, JR,” at 7 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays, Feb. 24 March 2, 3, 9 and 10: at 1 and 5 p.m., Saturdays Feb. 25, March 4 and 11; and Sundays Feb. 26, March 5 and 12. Cost is $10 for any adult and child entering together, otherwise $12. For more information, call 865-208-3677.
Sat, Feb 25 • Master Gardener Ron Pearman will provide some guidance • Master Gardener Ron Pearman will provide some guidance on “Spring Lawn Repair: What a Mess!,” from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25, at Knox County Public Library Bearden Branch. For more information, call 865-588-8813.
Tue, Feb 28 • Master Gardeners Barbara O’Neil and Marsha Lehman will host a class • Master Gardeners Barbara O’Neil and Marsha Lehman will host a class on “Successful Seed Starting,” from 11 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Karns Senior Center. For more information, call 865-951-2653.

March

Sat, Mar 4 Farragut Presbyterian Church will host AARP Driver Safety classes Farragut Presbyterian Church will host AARP Driver Safety classes from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 4. For more information, call Paul Johnson, 865-675-0694.
Sat, Mar 4 • Town of Farragut and Kiwanis Club of Farragut will host the 12th annual “Shamrock Ball - A Father-Daughter Dance” • Town of Farragut and Kiwanis Club of Farragut will host the 12th annual “Shamrock Ball - A Father-Daughter Dance” from 7 to 9 p.m., Saturday, March 4, at Farragut High School Commons. Cost is $20 for a couple and $30 for a family in advance and $25 per couple and $35 per family at the door. For more information, visit townoffarragut.org/register/
Tue, Mar 7 The 2017 Orchids Awards The 2017 Orchids Awards will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 7, at The Standard. Tickets are $85 and $750 for a table for 10. For more information, e-mail info@keepknoxvillebeautiful.org.
Fri, Mar 24 • Town of Farragut offers recreational, intermediate and competitive volleyball leagues. • Town of Farragut offers recreational, intermediate and competitive volleyball leagues. Six-member teams are coed and for ages 18 and up. All games are played at Mayor Bob Leonard Park off Watt Road in the evenings, and spring session will consist of seven regular season matches plus a post-season double elimination tournament for all levels of play. The cost is $165 per team. Registration for sand volleyball and softball leagues is now open with an absolute deadline of Friday, March 24. For more information, call Alden Rosner, 865-218-3373 or visit townoffarragut.org/athletics/
Sat, Mar 25 • “Tanasi 1796,” will be presented as a docudrama • “Tanasi 1796,” will be presented as a docudrama at 2 and 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 25, at Clayton Center for the Performing Arts. Cost is $25 for reserved seats and $15 general admission. For more information, call 865-981-8590.
Fri, Mar 31 Town of Farragut will be accepting applications Town of Farragut will be accepting applications for community grants for FY2018. Deadline for acceptance for grant applications will be March 31. For more information, call 865-675-2096 or e-mail jhatmaker@townoffarragut.org.

April

Sat, Apr 1 • The School of Music at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will host its annual gala • The School of Music at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will host its annual gala to raise money for student scholarships this spring at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 1, at Cherokee country Club. Individual tickets are $200 and sponsorship packages start at $500. With the theme “A Night in the Caribbean,” the gala will feature music, a wine pull, fine dining, silent and live auctions and live entertainment by School of Music faculty and students. For more information, call Landin Lynd, 865-974-8935 or e-mail llynd@utk.edu or call Catherine Willis, 865-974-5013 or e-mail cwillis@utk.edu.
Fri, Apr 28 Emory Valley Center is pleased to announce the keynote speaker Emory Valley Center is pleased to announce the keynote speaker for its 4th Annual Spring Fundraiser will be Dr. Timothy Shriver, Chairman of the Special Olympics, Friday, April 28. For more information, e-mail Janet Wood, janet.wood@emoryvalleycenter.com.

May

Sun, May 21 • “Open Streets Knoxville,” hosted by Bike Walk Knoxville • “Open Streets Knoxville,” hosted by Bike Walk Knoxville with support from the City of Knoxville, Knoxville Regional TPO, Visit Knoxville and Knox County, aims to promote physical activity and community interaction during this free community event from 2 to 6 p.m., Sunday, May 21. For more information, visit openstreetsknoxville.com/

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