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• Town of Farragut and Putt-Putt Golf & Games of Farragut will offer a dose of free fun at the 19th annual Free Day of Putt-Putt Monday, Sept. 20. Players can enjoy putt-putt at no charge from noon to 9 p.m. Putt-Putt Golf & Games is located in West End Center in Farragut. For more information, contact Anne LaGrow at anne.lagrow@townoffarragut.org or call 865-966-7057.

• Free to Breathe 5K Run/1 Mile Walk unites people passionate about raising money to fight lung cancer. Event is Saturday, Oct. 16, in Village Green Subdivision, Jamestowne Boulevard, Farragut. Registration opens at 6:30 a.m. on race day. One-Mile Walk begins at 8:15 a.m., followed by 5K Run at 8:30. For more info, or to register, donate, sponsor or volunteer, visit www.FreeToBreathe.org.


• University of Georgia Alumni Club of Knoxville, estimated around 850 strong, is looking to reestablish East Tennessee ties. Future events include a community service project, family day at Ijams Nature Center, undergraduate networking event and admissions seminar for 8th-11th-graders. For each UGA Bulldogs football game this fall, the club has tapped Spice Rack Cantina off Kingston Pike as the group's official game-watching spot, gathering each Saturday 30 minutes prior to kickoff. For more information, visit www.knoxdawgs.com or search for KNOX DAWGS on facebook.

• Harvey Broome Group of Tennessee Chapter of the Sierra Club announces upcoming outings: Saturday-Sunday, Sept 18-19, annual Gourmet Backpack, Crowder Branch and Farr Gap trails in Citico Wilderness; register with Ron Shrieves at 865-922-3518 or ronaldshrieves@comcast.net (e-mail preferred); Saturday, Sept. 25, volunteer event on Public Lands Day to restore a natural area; register with Linda Smithyman at 865-335-3559 or lsmithymanhbg@yahoo.com

• Fall Knox Youth Sports instructional softball is for girls age 7-12. Games weeknights at Lakeshore Park. Official age as of Dec 21, 2010. Season runs from early September to late October. Visit KnoxYouthSports.com or call 865-584-6403.

 

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