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April

Sat, Apr 25 Captain WYC Hannum Chapter 1881, United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet Captain WYC Hannum Chapter 1881, United Daughters of the Confederacy will hold its meeting at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 25, at RJ’s Courtyard. For more information, call Debra, 865-856-9300 or Shirley, 865-531-1467.
Sat, Apr 25 “Meet Maryville” High school students, adult learners, community college students and their families are invited to “Meet Maryville,” at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 25 and May 9 and 16. For more information, visit maryvillecollege.edu/admissions/
Sat, Apr 25 Team Hope of Oak Ridge Relay for Life will host “Divas for a Cure” Team Hope of Oak Ridge Relay for Life will host “Divas for a Cure,” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sat-urday, April 25, at Oak Ridge Civic Center. Tickets are $20 now and $25 at the door. For more information, call Margo Davis, 865-803-8662, Kim Monroe, 865-438-5334, or Lynda Vinyard, 865-556-1355.
Sat, Apr 25 Harvey Broome Group will backpack Virgin Falls Trail Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and 26. For more information, call Rob Davis, 865-202-6661 or e-mail hikinrob@charter.net.
Sat, Apr 25 Civil War lecture and history walk McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture at The University of Tennessee will host a Civil War lecture and history walk at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 25, at Fort Dickerson Park Greenway. For more information, visit ourdoorknoxville.com/outdoor-knoxfest-2015/
Sat, Apr 25 Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee The Annual Spring Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee will kick off Saturday, April 25, at Henry Horton State Park. For more information, call Ryan Forbess, 731-358-9724.
Sat, Apr 25 McFee Park splash pad will open • Town of Farragut’s McFee Park splash pad will open at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 25. Regular operating hours are daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. for more information, call 865-966-7057.
Sat, Apr 25 14th Annual Rossini Festival Knoxville Opera will present the 14th Annual Rossini Festival from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, April 25, downtown Knoxville. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-524-0795 or visit knoxvilleopera.com/Rossini/
Sat, Apr 25 Franklin Square Spring Garden Festival Knox County Council of Garden Clubs will hold its 22nd Annual Franklin Square Spring Garden Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 25, at The Shops at Franklin Square. For more information, call Linda, 865-966-2421.
Sun, Apr 26 reVOLution and Four O’clock Shadow The University of Tennessee contemporary cappella groups reVOLution and Four O’clock Shadow will perform a concert at Farragut Presbyterian Church at 6 p.m., Sunday, April 26, in the Sanctuary. The performance is free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail mikielancaster@gmail.com.
Sun, Apr 26 Harvey Broome Group Harvey Broome Group will take a day-hike through Cades Cove Sunday, April 26. For more information, call Denise Bivens, 865-384-5138 or e-mail denisebivens@gmail.com.
Sun, Apr 26 Tour de Knox The University Of Tennessee Haslam School of Business will present Tour de Knox in association with Outdoor KnoxFest at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 26, beginning at Neyland Stadium. For more information, visit tourdeknox.com/
Sun, Apr 26 Concord United Methodist Church will celebrate its 150th Anniversary Concord United Methodist Church will celebrate its 150th Anniversary beginning at 8:45 and 11 a.m., and Sunday, April 26, for worship services. At 9:50 a.m., Sunday, April 26. a tree will be planted on a prayer labyrinth. For more information, call the Rev. Brent Hall or the Rev. Larry Trotter, 865-966-6728.
Mon, Apr 27 Farragut Intermediate School Art Show Town of Farragut and Farragut Arts Council will host the 2015 Farragut Intermediate School Art Show beginning in April at Farragut Town Hall from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, April 27 through May 8. For more information, call 865-966-7057.
Mon, Apr 27 Mobile Mammography Unit Pellissippi State Community College will host The University of Tennessee Medical Center’s Mobile Mammography Unit from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, April 27, at Hardin Valley Campus. To qualify for screening participants should be over age 40 with no current breast problems, no personal history of breast cancer and no breast implants. For more information, call 865-694-6400 or visit pstcc.edu/
Mon, Apr 27 Ossoli will hold its meeting Ossoli will hold its meeting at 9:45 a.m., Monday, April 27, at 2511 Kingston Pike. For more information, call Charlotte Miller, 865-207-5170.
Tue, Apr 28 Tennessee Theatre Spring Open House Tennessee Theatre will celebrate arts in Knoxville with a Spring Open House from 5 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, April 28. For more information, call 865-255-0661.
Thu, Apr 30 Town of Farragut free training session Town of Farragut building and fire codes staff will host a free training session on residential framing at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 30, in the boardroom of Farragut Town Hall. For more information, call, 865-675-2384 or e-mail Adam Price, adam.price@townoffarragut.org or John House holder, john.householder@townoffarragut.org
Thu, Apr 30 “Glow in the Dark Gardens” Knox County Master Gardeners will present “Glow in the Dark Gardens,” from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, April 30, at Humana Guidance Center. For more information, call 865-329-8892.

May

Fri, May 1 AARP Smart Driving Program AARP Smart Driving Program will hold a class from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, May 1, in the community room in Farragut town hall. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-AARP members. For more information, call 865-966-7057.
Fri, May 1 The University Of Tennessee Gardens Plateau Discovery Gardens plant sale The University Of Tennessee Gardens Plateau Discovery Gardens will hold its plant sale from 3 to 6 p.m., Friday, May 1, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 2, in Crossville. For more information, call Patricia, 615-835-4570.
Sat, May 2 2015 Walk MS event The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is hosting its 2015 Walk MS event at Sequoyah Park at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 2. For more information, call Carlie Moore, 615-690-5341 or visit walkms.org/
Sat, May 2 Admiral Farragut presentation Farragut Folklife Museum will host a free Admiral Farragut presentation at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 2, at Farragut town hall. For more information, call Julia Barham, 865-966-7057 or visit facebook.com/knoxcivilwar/
Sat, May 2 East Tennessee birds Knoxville Ornithological Society will present a program on East Tennessee birds at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 2, at Knox County Public Library Farragut Branch. For more information, call Shelia Pennycuff, 865-777-1750.
Sat, May 2 Annual Alumni Breakfast The Original Campus of Farragut High School graduates, near the insection of Kingston Pike and Concord Road, will host the Annual Alumni Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m., Saturday, May 2, at Virtue Cumberland Presbyterian Church in the fellowship hall. Registration fee is $5 at the door. For more information, e-mail, monabsmith@gmail.com.
Sat, May 2 10th Annual Feeding God’s Children chicken and rib roast 10th Annual Feeding God’s Children chicken and rib roast will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and May 3, in the old Kroger Parking lot. For more information, call Marianne Kranker, 865-288-3869 or e-mail, Marianne.kranker@gmail.com.
Sun, May 3 Beaver Ridge United Methodist Church will celebrate its 200th Anniversary Beaver Ridge United Methodist Church will celebrate its 200th Anniversary at 9 and 10 a.m. worship services, Sunday, May 3, followed by a potluck luncheon in the Family Life Center. For more information, call 865-690-1060.
Mon, May 4 Town of Farragut classes Town of Farragut will host three technology classes for seniors by local company Social Media 4 Seniors, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Monday through Wednesday, May 4 through 6, for iPad/iPhone basics. Cost is $45. A class on the use of Facebook, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Thursday and Friday, May 7 and 8. Cost is $30. How to use Samsung Galaxy Phone/Tablet basics from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Monday, May 11. Cost is $45. All classes will be held in the community room of Farragut Town Hall. For more information, call 865-218-3375 or visit townoffarragut.org/register/
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.
Thu, May 7 Mother’s Day Mammogram Special Tennova Healthcare will present a Mother’s Day Mammogram Special from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, May 7, at Turkey Creek Medical Center. For more information, call 865-545-7771.
Fri, May 8 “Picnic in Pittman for the Park” Friends of the Smokies will host the 17th Annual “Picnic in Pittman for the Park,” at 6 p.m., Friday, May 8, in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Tickets are $125 and must be purchased in advance. For more information, call Lauren Gass, 865-932-4794.
Fri, May 8 “Almost, Maine” Maryville College Theatre Department and Alpha Psi Omega will present John Carian’s “Almost, Maine,” at 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, May 8 and 9, and 2 p.m., Sunday, May 10, in the Clayton Center for the Arts’ Haslam Family Flex Theatre. For more information, call Chloe Kennedy, 865-981-8209.
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/
Sat, May 9 Bob Watt’s Youth Fishing Rodeo Bob Watt’s Youth Fishing Rodeo will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m., Saturday, May 9, at Anchor Park. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Town of Farragut will provide bait and a limited number of fishing poles will be available for use during the event. For more information, call Lauren Cox, 865-966-7057 or e-mail Lauren.cox@townoffarragut.org/
Mon, May 11 Zumba fitness class Town of Farragut will offer Zumba fitness class from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Mondays, May 11 through June 22, in the community room of Farragut Town Hall. Cost is $45. For more information, call 865-218-3375.
Sat, May 16 Knox County Public Library’s 11th Annual Children’s Festival of Reading Knox County Public Library’s 11th Annual Children’s Festival of Reading will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 16, at World’s Fair Park. Admission and parking are free. For more information, call Mary Pom Claiborne, 865-215-8767.
Sun, May 17 Maryville College’s Class of 2015 W. Neal McBrayer will deliver the commencement address to Maryville College’s Class of 2015 during a ceremony scheduled for 6 p.m., Sunday, May 17, on the lawn of Anderson Hall and Sutton Science Center. For more information, call Chloe Kennedy, 865-981-8209.
Tue, May 19 Pellissippi State Community College new student orientation sessions Pellissippi State Community College new student orientation sessions are from 5 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 19, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, May 22, at Hardin Valley Campus. For more information, call 865-694-6400 or visit pstcc.edu/orientation/
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/
Fri, May 29 Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood will perform Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood will perform at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, may 29 and 30 at Thompson Boling Arena. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, April 24, 8-ticket limit. Cost is $74.98 per-ticket. For more information, call 844-442-7842 or visit knoxvilletickets.com/garth

June

Fri, Jun 5 ‘Les Miserables' Tennessee Valley Players will present ‘Les Miserables,” at 7:30 p.m., Fridays, June 5,12 and 19; 7:30 p.m., Saturdays, June 6, 13 and 20 and 3 p.m., Sundays, June 7, 14 and 21, at The Carousel Theatre. Tickets are $20. For more information, call 865-201-5913 or visit tennesseevalleyplayers.org/
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/

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