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• Webb School of Knoxville invites all parents and students interested in applying to grades 6 through 12 for the 2010-2011 school year to an admissions open house, Thursday, Oct. 29. The open house program will begin at 6 p.m. in the Bishop Center auditorium in Webb School’s Central Building (parking available in Lot E). For more information, call Sarah Lowe at 865-291-3830.

• A.L. Lotts Elementary Fall Festival invites the community, Lotts students, parents and faculty to attend its Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009 on the school grounds at 9320 Westland Drive. We will have food, games, bounce houses, a bake sale, basket auction, fall photographs, spiritwear, and much more! For questions or comments, contact PTA President, Angi Rowe, at 865-335-7044.

• Roane State Community College will hold a faculty recital at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 8, at First United Methodist Church in Oak Ridge. The event is free and open to the public, and a reception will follow the recital. The church is located on the corner of the Oak Ridge Turnpike and Tulane Avenue. The recital will feature organist Brenda Goslee, sopranos Brenda Luggie and Amanda Peavyhouse, flutist Anna Thomas, and all members of Roane State’s music faculty. They will perform works by Bach, Purcell, Mendelssohn, Dvorak and Paine and spirituals by Burleigh. For more information about the event, contact Brenda Goslee at 865-521-7910 or gosleeb@roanestate.edu.

• Roane State Playmakers open season, Nov. 13, with “Death of a Salesman.” The Roane State Playmakers will perform an Arthur Miller classic, a contemporary comedy and a masterpiece of Southern literature during its 2009-10 season. General admission is $10, and student admission is $7. For more info about performances, contact Michael Golebiewski at 865-882-4589 or golebiewskim@roanestate.edu. Performances are scheduled at 7 p.m., Nov. 13-15 and Nov. 20-22. A matinee is planned for 2 p.m., Nov. 15 and Nov. 22.

• Roane State Community College Support Staff Council has set the date for its 17th annual Craft Fair and is seeking vendors. Fair will be held at the Roane County campus from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Dec. 4. To receive a registration form, contact Jeana Bradley at 865-882-4507 or at bradleyjc@roanestate.edu.



• Homeschool Programs at AMSE are scheduled every other Friday now through December for grades kindergarten through sixth grade. Length and cost of Homeschool Programs vary depending on grade level. Cost for each session for Grades K-2 is $5 for non-members and $4 for AMSE members, while the cost for Grades K-6 is $10 for non-members and $7 for AMSE members. Visit www.amse.org for Homeschool Program dates, cost and registration form.

• The Adult Education Program at Pellissippi State Community College offers several free English Speakers of Other Languages classes and preparation for the Test of English as a Foreign Language around the area through Dec. 13. Call 865-539-7109.

• Bearden High School college workshop series held now until Nov. 2. Scholarships, college options, military careers and college planning for athletes are some of the topics. Check out http://beardenhs.knoxschools for more info.

Radiological Control Technology course to be offered at Roane State’s Oak Ridge campus

• Cinemagic! will feature Hollywood hits from “That’s Entertainment” to “Footloose” performed live on stage through music and dance. Show times are 7 p.m. on Oct. 29-30 and 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31. The Roane State Community College Concert Choir, Celebration Singers and Jazz Band, along with dancers from Arts in Motion, will perform selections from top movie soundtracks during Cinemagic! Fans can compete in a karaoke contest during intermission of the Thursday, Oct. 29 show and the Friday, Oct. 30 show. Contestants must register before the concert and bring a CD with a song from a major motion picture. Only the first 10 entries will be chosen each night, and the audience will determine the winners. Fans are invited to wear Halloween costumes to the Saturday, Oct. 31 show. Audience members will vote for their favorites during intermission. A $10 donation per person is suggested. Donations will primarily benefit the Concert Choir’s spring tour to Carnegie Hall in New York City. For more information, contact Choral Director Brenda Luggie at 865-354-3000, ext. 4236 or luggieb@roanestate.edu.

 

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