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March

Sat, Mar 28 Ordination The Most Rev. Walter H. Grundolf, DD, Diocesan Bishop, will ordain Mr. Thad Osborne to the Diaconate at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 28, at Holy Cross Anglican Church. A reception will follow.
Sat, Mar 28 Tennessee Children’s Dance Ensemble auditions Tennessee Children’s Dance Ensemble will hold open auditions for new members at 4 p.m., Saturday, March 28, at Dancers Studio. Any Tennessee resident between 8-14 years of age is eligible to try out. For more information, call 865-584-9636.
Sat, Mar 28 Knoxville Chamber Chorale and Winners of the 2015 Young Classical Musicians will perform Knoxville Chamber Chorale and Winners of the 2015 Young Classical Musicians will perform a spring concert at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 28, at St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, visit knoxvillechoralsociety.org/
Sat, Mar 28 Captain WYC Hannum Chapter 1881, United Daughters of the Confederacy will hold its meeting Captain WYC Hannum Chapter 1881, United Daughters of the Confederacy will hold its meeting at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 28, at RJ’s Courtyard. For more information, call Debra, 865-531-1467.
Sat, Mar 28 2015 Egg Hunt The Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will host its 2015 Egg Hunt at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 28, in Bissell Park. Age groups, 4 years thr-ough 4th grade are invited to pa-rticipate. Volunteers, ages 16 and up, are needed. For more information, call 865-425-3450 or visit orrecparks.oakridgetn.gov/
Sat, Mar 28 Mobile Pantry distribution Central United Methodist Church and first Farragut United Methodist Church will collaborate to host a Mobile Pantry distribution from 9 a.m. until all food has been distributed Saturday, March 28, at 310 Hickory Creek Road in Lenoir City. For more information, call Jackie Davis 865-966-8430.
Sat, Mar 28 Annual Cat Fanciers Association Cat Show Tennessee Valley Cat Fanciers, Inc. presents the Annual Cat Fanciers Association Cat Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 28, at Chilhowee Park. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for seniors and children under 6 are free. For more information, visit tvcfinc.com/
Sat, Mar 28 Girls on the Run of Greater Knoxville Girls on the Run of Greater Knoxville will host a pre-race pasta dinner from 7 to 9 p.m., Saturday, March 28, at Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under. For more information, e-mail Kelly Eldridge, Kelly.eldridge@girlsontherun.org/
Sat, Mar 28 Mabry-Hazen House will participate in Park Day Mabry-Hazen House will participate in Park Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 28. For more information, visit mabryhazen.com/
Sat, Mar 28 State Finals Episcopal School Elementary and Primary School Teams competed in the 2015 Tennessee Scholastic Regional Chess Tournament, which qualified both teams for the State Finals to be held in Cookeville Saturday, March 28. Jose Vowell, Phil spates, Austin Rhea, Tono Vowell, and Eliot Jolley won the Elementary Division. Jack Quigley, Anthony Schmitt, Tristan Turner, Grayson Parker, Charles Cowart, and Max Mealor placed third in the Primary Division.
Sat, Mar 28 Garden tool-sharpening workshop The University of Tennessee Arboretum society will host a garden tool-sharpening workshop from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, March 28, at 901 S. Illin-ois Avenue. The workshop is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-483-3571.
Sat, Mar 28 Racheff House and Gardens will host a plant sale Racheff House and Gardens will host a plant sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 28. For more information, call Evelyn Lorenz, 865-435-4769.
Sat, Mar 28 “Histories and Mysteries Men’s Book Group” Knox County Public Library Farragut Branch will host “Histories and Mysteries Men’s Book Group” at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 28. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Sheila Pennycuff, 865-777-1750.
Sat, Mar 28 “Creating College Success for Veterans” Maryville College will host “Creating College Success for Veterans,” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 28, at Clayton Center for the Arts. For more information, call Chloe Kennedy, 865-981-8209.
Mon, Mar 30 Hardin Valley Thunder will perform Pellissippi State Community College’s bluegrass ensemble, Hardin Valley Thunder, will perform from 4 to 5 p.m., Monday, March 30, in William “Keith” McCord Lobby, at Blount County Campus. For more information, visit pstcc.edu/
Mon, Mar 30 Faculty Senate Book Sale Pellissippi State Community College will host its annual Faculty Senate Book Sale from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, March 30 through Wednesday, April 1, at Hardin Valley Campus in Goins Building College Center. For more information, visit pstcc.edu/
Mon, Mar 30 Ossoli will hold its White Linen Luncheon Ossoli will hold its White Linen Luncheon at 10 a.m., Monday, March 30, at 2511 Kingston Pike. For more information, call Charlotte Miller, 865-207-5170.

April

Wed, Apr 1 City of Oak Ridge Summer Camp Registration City of Oak Ridge Summer Camp Registration begins April 1. For more information visit oakridgetn.gov or orrecparks.oakridgetn.gov/
Wed, Apr 1 Town of Farragut Arts Council is featuring artist Jill Crociata Town of Farragut Arts Council is featuring artist Jill Crociata, a Quebec, Canada native, through March and April. For more information, call 865-966-7057.
Sun, Apr 5 Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA will begin classes the weeks of April 5 and April 12. For more information, call 865-482-7761 or visit Taoist.org/
Mon, Apr 6 Community Forum Dr. Jim McIntyre, superintendent of Knox County Schools, will host a Community Forum regarding the fiscal year 2015-16 budget process at 6 p.m., Mon-day, April 6, at Amherst Elem-entary School. The meeting will be streamed live at knoxsc-hools.org/ For more information call Melissa Ogden, 865-594-1905.
Tue, Apr 7 The University of Tennessee Humanities Center launches “Conversations and Cocktails” The University of Tennessee Humanities Center launches “Conversations and Cocktails,” Aleydis Van de Moortel, Lindsay Young Associate Professor in Classics and archaeologist: "Conversations with Ancients,” from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 7, at The Orangery. The discussions are free, dinner reservations are recommended. For more information, call Whitney Heins, 865-974-5460.
Wed, Apr 8 Annual Garden Tour UT Arboretum Society will host its Annual Garden Tour Wednesday, April 8, in Florida. For more information, call Dennis Superczynski, 865-675-8502.
Thu, Apr 9 Assistance to Veterans Knox County County Veterans Service Office will provide information and assistance to Veterans and family members concerning VA benefits from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, April 9, at Frank R. Strang Senior Center. For more information, call 865-215-5645 or e-mail veterans@knoxcounty.org.
Fri, Apr 10 Pellissippi State Community College will celebrate its eight annual Festival of Cultures Pellissippi State Community College will celebrate its eight annual Festival of Cultures event from 4 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, April 10, on Hardin Valley Campus. For more information, call 865-694-6400 or visit pstcc.edu/arts/
Fri, Apr 10 Festival of Cultures event Pellissippi State Community College will celebrate its eighth annual Festival of Cultures event from 4 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, April 10, on Hardin Valley Campus. For more information, call 865-694-6400 or visit pstcc.edu/arts/
Sat, Apr 11 Color Me Rad 5k Color Me Rad 5k will begin at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 11, at Knoxville Civic Auditorium. Race registration is open for $35 per person. Use code CHILDREN 5K to save 5 percent and have 15 percent go to East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. For more information, call 865-541-8244 or visit colormerad.com/
Sat, Apr 11 “Farragut Book Fest for Children” Farragut Arts Council in conjunction with the Town of Farragut and Knox County Public Library, Farragut Branch will host the eight annual “Farragut Book Fest for Children,” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 11, at Founders Park. For more information, call Lauren Cox, 865-966-7057 or visit townoffarragut.org/register/
Tue, Apr 14 Town of Farragut will offer Pilates classes Town of Farragut will offer Pilates classes from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays, April 14 through May 19, in Town Hall community room. Cost is $60 for the 6 weeks. For more information, call 865-218-3375.
Tue, Apr 14 Town of Farragut will offer Yoga classes Town of Farragut will offer Yoga classes from 9 to 10 a.m., Tuesdays, April 14, through May 19, in Town Hall community room. Cost is $60 for the 6 weeks. For more information, call 865-218-3375.
Sat, Apr 18 Pellissippi State Community College will host an open house for adult learners Pellissippi State Community College will host an open house for adult learners from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 18, in the College Center of the Goins Administration Building on the Hardin Valley Campus. The open house is free and open to the public. For more information, visit pstcc.edu/adult/

May

Tue, May 5 The University of Tennessee Humanities Center launches “Conversations and Cocktails" The University of Tennessee Humanities Center launches “Conversations and Cocktails,” Katherine Hodges-Kluck, doctoral student in history: "Lionheart's Crusade," from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 5, at The Orangery. The discussions are free, dinner reservations are recommended. For more information, call Whitney Heins, 865-974-5460.
Sat, May 9 Town of Farragut is requesting donations for the 31st Annual Bob Watt Youth Fishing Rodeo Town of Farragut is requesting donations for the 31st Annual Bob Watt Youth Fishing Rodeo slated for Saturday, May 9. Donations can be dropped off at Farragut town hall. For more information, call Alden Rosner, 865-966-7057 or e-mail alden.rosner@townoffarragut.org/
Tue, May 26 “Savvy Social Security Planning: What Baby Boomers Need to Know to Maximize Retirement Income” Pellissippi State Community college will hold a non-credited course on “Savvy Social Security Planning: What Baby Boomers Need to Know to Maximize Retirement Income,” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, May 26 and 28. Cost is $59 for married couples. For more information, call 865-539-7167 or visit pstcc.edu/bcs/
Fri, May 29 Friends of Knox County Public Library Used Book Sale Friends of Knox County Public Library Used Book Sale will be held May 29 through June 1, at Bearden High School. For more information, visit knoxfriends.org/

June

Sun, Jun 7 CBT Artistic Excellence Award John Cullum, two-time Tony Award Winner, will be awarded the CBT Artistic Excellence Award from 6:30 to 10 p.m., Sunday, June 7, at RT Lodge. For more information, call Amanda Middleton, 865-974-5654, or e-mail cbtsociiety@utk.edu.
Sat, Jun 20 KARM Dragon Boat Festival The 13th Annual KARM Dragon Boat Festival is slated for Saturday, June 20, at The Cove at Concord Park. Early team registration is through March 28. For more information, visit karm.org/ dragonboats/

July

Sun, Jul 12 New Opportunity School for Women at Maryville College New Opportunity School for Women at Maryville College now is accepting applications for its second program to be held July 12 through Aug. 1, 2015, on Maryville College campus. For more information, visit maryvillecollege.edu/nosw/

Family discovering merits of FHS AP/Honors classes

Educators touting the value of taking and passing advanced placement high school courses — more opportunities to attend nationally renown universities, earn additional scholarship dollars, college credit and become better prepared for the rigors of college — have the Dresen family’s attention. Ron and Anita Dresen of Farragut said oldest daughter, Alyssa Dresen (a ...Read More...

Walker’s Auto Collision Repair/Liberty Center coming

The Farragut area will soon have a new auto collision repair shop and shopping center in the community. Paul Walker, owner of Walker’s Collision Repair, and Dwight Disney, developer, have partnered on a project that will include Walker’s Auto Collision Repair and Liberty Center, 10606 Kingston Pike next to the Shell/Petro’s Chili & Chips near Read More...

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