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• Christian Family Coop School Pancake Breakfast, from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 7. Located at Applebee’s on the corner of Cedar Bluff Road and North Peters Road. Tickets available at the door, $5 per person or $20 per family. Everyone welcome. If you have questions, call 865-310-8897.

• The Episcopal School of Knoxville will host drop in open houses for all grades, drop in 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 8. Parents may bring children or come alone. No reservations are required. The open house is designed to inform visitors about the curriculum and programs of the school. Visitors may meet with current students and their parents. It is located at 950 Episcopal School Way just off Lovell Road. For more information, call 865-777-9032, visit www.esknoxville.org, or contact Peter Klekamp at klekamp@esknoxville.org.

• Farragut Primary School PTA will hold its annual Fall Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 6, at the school. There will be games, crafts, bounce houses, musical features, a silent auction, bake sale, food and fun for all.

• Farragut High School Varsity Dance Team will host a pancake breakfast 8-10 a.m., Saturday, Nov 14, at Aubrey's in Farragut. Cost is $5 per person. To purchase tickets, you may contact a member of the dance team, call the high school at 865-966-9775, or contact Kathy Hartman 865- 964-3588. Tickets will be available at the door.

• Sweeney Todd to play at Webb. Webb School of Knoxville’s Upper School drama students, under the direction of Webb drama teacher Patrick McCray, will present three performances of the chilling and suspenseful masterpiece, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 7, Sunday, Nov. 8 and Monday, Nov. 9, in Webb’s Bishop Center auditorium on the Webb School campus. Admission is free and open to the public.

• Webb School of Knoxville invites parents and their children to “Take a Look” at Webb’s Lower School, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov.10. Visitors can come by and take a self-guided tour of the Lower School; visit the classrooms and meet members of the Lower School faculty. Interested parents are invited to learn about education and admissions at Webb from Webb School president Scott Hutchinson and lower school director, Angie Crabtree. To RSVP, please contact Deborah Gross at 865-291-3864.

• Prospective students and their parents can obtain college information and meet face to face with faculty, and the students have a chance at winning a $250 scholarship, all in the same evening. On Tuesday, Nov. 10, Pellissippi State Community College hosts Pellissippi Preview, a free event designed to bring students and their parents on campus to learn more about the school and its programs. Attendees will be able to talk with faculty members about majors and course offerings. They also will have the opportunity to receive information about scholarships and other financial aid. High school seniors who attend are eligible for a drawing for a $250 scholarship awarded by the Pellissippi State Foundation. Pellissippi Preview takes place in the Clayton Performing Arts Center on the Pellissippi Campus on Hardin Valley Road. Event hours are 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Prospective students are asked to R.S.V.P. at www.pstcc.edu/admissions/prsvp.html.

• Roane State Community College will host an open house for high school juniors and seniors 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nov. 14, on the Roane County campus in Harriman. Families of students also are welcome. Attendees will register in the theatre lobby in the O’Brien Humanities Building. A brunch will be offered at no cost. For more information, or to make a reservation, contact Mary Barr at 865-882-4523 or barrml@roanestate.edu.

• Lenoir City Holiday Market from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 14 at Lenoir City High School. The event is sponsored by the GFWC Suburbia Woman’s Club, the same group that brings the Lenoir City Arts and Crafts Festival in June each year. Admission to the Holiday Market is free. There will be vendors from all sorts of categories such as wood, wood instruments, jewelry, purses, candles, lotions and body care, gardening, books, Christmas decorations, and much more. The Suburbia ladies will be showcasing their baking skills with a booth of yummy baked goods that you can purchase for your holiday entertaining. Suburbia Woman’s Club will be using the funds raised from this event to help make Christmas a little brighter for those in need this Holiday season. The Family Resource Center of Lenoir City will be joining us and will provide another opportunity for you to choose an angel off of their Christmas tree. It’s still not to late to reserve a booth. Booth space is $20 for approx. 8X8 ft. area. Tables available while they last. If you are interested in participating you may contact us at jcus@charter.net or 865-986-3880.

• 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.

• Pellissippi State Community College’s new Industrial Maintenance concentration is geared to meet the growing needs of the auto industry to prepare for the increased amount of available jobs with Volkswagon in Chattanooga. To enroll in or learn more about Mechatronics, visit www.pstcc.edu/mech/index.html or contact Enrollment Services at 865-694-6400.

• 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.

 

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