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August

Sat, Aug 29 “Eat Well to Prevent and Manage Diabetes” The University of Tennessee Medical Center’s Healthy Living Kitchen team is offering “Eat Well to Prevent and Manage Diabetes,” workshop to prevent and control Type 2 diabetes from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 29, in the Heart Hospital Conference room at UT Medical Center. For more information, call Susan Wyatt, 865-305-6083.
Sat, Aug 29 Cedar Bluff Elementary School will host a Barnes & Noble book fair Cedar Bluff Elementary School will host a Barnes & Noble book fair Saturday, Aug. 29. Donations will benefit online versions of Accelerated Reader for students. For more information, call Becky Earle, 865-539-7721.
Sat, Aug 29 SouthEast Bank will host an anniversary celebration SouthEast Bank will host an anniversary celebration to fund Farragut Primary and Farragut Intermediate Schools “Food for Kids,” program for 2015/16 school year from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 29, at SouthEast Bank. The University of Tennessee cheerleaders and Smokey will be there, bounce house, dunking booth, free food and giveaways. For more information, call Tanya Ickowitz, 865-824-3036.
Sun, Aug 30 Ijams Sanctuary Series, Mindfulness Walk Ijams Sanctuary Series, Mindfulness Walk, will begin at 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 30. Cost is $10 for non-members and $7 for members. For more information, call 865-577-4717.
Mon, Aug 31 “Plant a Tree Program” Town of Farragut is offering “Plant a Tree Program,” to honor loved ones by purchasing a tree to be planted in one of Farragut’s parks or along a Farragut greenway. A donation fee between $200 and $250 and choose from more than a dozen tree varieties. Deadline to purchase a tree is Monday, Aug. 31. For more information, call Alden, 865-966-7057 or visit townoffarragut.org/register/

September

Tue, Sep 1 Maryville College Maryville College will offer a criminal justice major beginning fall 2015 semester. The major in criminal justice requires a minimum of 48 credit hours, starting with CRJ 101: Introduction to Criminal Justice. Other required courses include CRJ 204: Criminal Law and Procedure, CRJ 226: Investigative Forensics and CRJ 337: Internship, as well as courses in sociology, political science, psychology, philosophy and mathematics.
Tue, Sep 1 Pellissippi State Community College will hold auditions Pellissippi State Community College will hold auditions for “She Kills Monsters,” “Which Side Are You On: The Florence Reece Story and “Still Life,” from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 1-2, in Clayton Performing Arts Center. For more information, e-mail Charles R. Miller, cmiller@pstcc.edu.
Tue, Sep 1 Caregiver Support Group Caregiver Support Group will hold its meeting from 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Sept. 1, at Concord United Methodist room E224. For more information, e-mail cades@concordumc.com.
Wed, Sep 2 Concord United Methodist Church will host Tennessee Justice Center Concord United Methodist Church will host Tennessee Justice Center from 7 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 1, to learn about the economic impact of Insure Tennessee. For more information, call Margaret Ecker, 865-846-4703 or e-mail mecker@tnjustice.org.
Thu, Sep 3 Cancer Support Community will meet Cancer Support Community will meet from 6 to 7 p.m., on the first Thursday of each month, at Thompson Cancer Survival Center. The presentation is free and open to all women who have been impacted by breast cancer. For more information, call 865-546-4661.
Fri, Sep 4 Tennessee Soccer VS Navy Visit Knoxville will present Tennessee Soccer VS Navy at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 4, at The University of Tennessee Regal Soccer Stadium. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Erin Donovan, 865-306-4341.
Fri, Sep 4 2015 Knoxville Powerboat Classic Visit Knoxville will present 2015 Knoxville Powerboat Classic from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Sept. 4-5, at Volunteer Landing. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Erin Donovan, 865-306-4341.
Sat, Sep 5 2015 National Fallen Firefighter Foundation Knoxville Memorial Stair Climb Visit Knoxville will present 2015 National Fallen Firefighter Foundation Knoxville Memorial Stair Climb at 9 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 5, at Sunsphere at World’s Fair Park. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Erin Donovan, 865-306-4341.
Sun, Sep 6 Tennessee Soccer VS Murray State Visit Knoxville will present Tennessee Soccer VS Murray State at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 6, at The University of Tennessee Regal Soccer Stadium. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Erin Donovan, 865-306-4341.
Sun, Sep 6 Boomsday Visit Knoxville will present the 28th Edition of Boomsday beginning at 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 6, at Volunteer Landing. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit boomsday.org/
Sun, Sep 6 Mabry-Hazen house Mabry-Hazen house will host its 8th Annual Boomsday, Bluegrass and Barbeque event at 6 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 6. Cost is $60 per adult and children under 12 are free. For more information, call 865-522-8661 or visit mabryhazen.com/
Tue, Sep 8 Clayton Center for the Arts’ Clayton Center for the Arts’ 2015-2016 seasons will begin at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8. For more information, call Cheri Compton, 865-981-8263 or visit, claytonartscenter.com/
Tue, Sep 8 Harvey Broome Group of Sierra Club will sponsor “Seven Islands State Birding park: From Cows to Cormorants” Harvey Broome Group of Sierra Club will sponsor “Seven Islands State Birding park: From Cows to Cormorants,” from 8 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8, at Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Mac Post, 865-806-0980 or e-mail mpost3116@aol.com.
Wed, Sep 9 “The 39 Steps” Clarence Brown Theatre opens the 2015/16 season with Hitchcock farce, “The 39 Steps,” Wednesday, Sept. 9 and runs through Sept. 27. For more information, visit clarencebrowntheatre.com/
Fri, Sep 11 Cheryl Strayed will speak at the annual Legacy Luncheon New York Times bestselling author of WILD, Cheryl Strayed will speak at the annual Legacy Luncheon for the Parks Friday, Sept. 11, on Holston River Farm at the head of the Tennessee River. For more information, call Carol Evans, 865-525-2585.
Fri, Sep 11 New York Times bestselling author of “WILD,” Cheryl Strayed will speak at the annual Legacy Luncheon for the Parks Friday, Sept. 11, on Holston River Farm at the head of the Tennessee River. For more information, call Carol Evans, 865-525-2585.
Fri, Sep 11 Legacy Luncheon for the Parks New York Times bestselling author of “WILD,” Cheryl Strayed will speak at the annual Legacy Luncheon for the Parks Friday, Sept. 11, on Holston River Farm at the head of the Tennessee River. For more information, call Carol Evans, 865-525-2585.
Fri, Sep 11 Tennessee Valley Fair is seeking qualified volunteers Tennessee Valley Fair is seeking qualified volunteers to assist with the 96th annual Fair Sept. 11-20. Positions include gate ambassadors and information booth attendants. For more information, call 865-215-1470 or visit tnvalleyfair.org/
Fri, Sep 11 RiverView Family Farm will host Country Barn Dancing RiverView Family Farm will host Country Barn Dancing for seniors from 6:30 to 10 p.m., Friday, Sept. 11. Cost is $5 per person at the gate. For more information, call 865-988-8043 or 865-966-1120.
Sat, Sep 12 The Cavett Station Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution The Cavett Station Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its meeting at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 12, at Blount Mansion Visitors Center. For more information, visit tndar.org/~cavettstation/
Mon, Sep 14 Free Day of Putt-Putt The 24th Annual Free Day of Putt-Putt will be from noon to 9 p.m., Monday, Sept. 14, at Putt Putt Golf & Games of Farragut. For more information, call 865-218-3375.
Tue, Sep 15 Office of Open Records Counsel Office of Open Records Counsel will hold three public hearings in conjunction with the Advisory Committee on Open Government from 4 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 12 Oaks Executive Park; from 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Sept. 16, at James K. Polk State Office Building and from 3 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17, at Lowell Thomas State Office Building. For more information, call 615-741-2775.
Sat, Sep 19 Arts In the Park Morristown Art Association Member artist and local visual artist will showcase, display, sell and demonstrate two-dimensional fine art, artistic photography and sculpture during its Arts In the Park Saturday, Sept. 19. For more information, call Peggy Brewer, 423-312-8325 or e-mail, pbrewer@charter.net.
Sat, Sep 19 Morristown Art Association member artist and local visual artist will showcase, display, sell and demonstrate two-dimensional fine art, artistic photography and sculpture during its Arts In the Park Saturday, Sept. 19. For more information, call Peggy Brewer, 423-312-8325 or e-mail, pbrewer@charter.net.
Sat, Sep 19 Historic Ramsey House will host its 51st annual Country Market Historic Ramsey House will host its 51st annual Country Market from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 19 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 20. Cost is $5 per person, children under 12 are free.
Sat, Sep 19 Samuel Frazier Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution Samuel Frazier Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its meeting at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 19. For more information, call Martha Kroll, 865-603-4655.
Sat, Sep 19 Pellissippi State Community College will offer Tennessee Handgun Carry Permit class Pellissippi State Community College will offer Tennessee Handgun Carry Permit class at 8 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 19, at Hardin Valley Campus. Cost is $70 for any two students who register at the same time. For more information, call 865-539-7167 or visit pstcc.edu/bcs/
Mon, Sep 21 Lenoir City Utilities Board meeting Lenoir City Utilities Board meeting has been scheduled for 4 p.m., Monday, Sept. 21.
Fri, Sep 25 Farragut Food Festival Farragut Business Alliance will present Farragut Food Festival from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 25, at Renaissance. Cost is $25 in advance and $30 at the gate; $10 in advance for children under 10 and $15 at the gate. For more information, call 865-307-2486 or visit facebook.com/tasteoffarragut/
Sat, Sep 26 12th annual Marine Mud Run Marine Corps League Detachment No. 924 will host its 12th annual Marine Mud Run beginning at 8 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 26, at Melton Hill Park. Cost is $35 per-person. Fro more information, visit knoxmud.org/
Sat, Sep 26 “Community Outreach For Financial Education” Knox County Public Library Farragut Branch will host “Community Outreach For Financial Education,” presented by Darrell Keathley at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 26. For more information, call 865-777-1750 or visit coffeusa.org/
Sat, Sep 26 Maryville College will host “Meet Maryville” Maryville College will host “Meet Maryville,” for highs school students, adult learners and community college students, Saturday, Sept. 26, Saturday, Nov. 14 and Saturday, April 2. For more information, call Chloe Kennedy, 865-981-8209.
Sat, Sep 26 Captain WYC Hannum Chapter No. 1881, United Daughters of the Confederacy Captain WYC Hannum Chapter No. 1881, United Daughters of the Confederacy will hold its meeting at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 26, at RJ’s Courtyard. For more information, call Debra, 865-856-9300 or Shirley, 865-531-1467.
Sun, Sep 27 36th annual Greekfest St. George Greek Orthodox Church will host the 36th annual Greekfest from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27-28 and from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 29. Admissions are $2 for adults and children 12 and under are free. $3 weekend passes are available. For more information, call 865-522-5043 or visit greekfesttn.com/
Tue, Sep 29 Maryville College’s 2015 Appalachian Lecture Series Maryville College’s 2015 Appalachian Lecture Series will open with a presentation of Dr. Aaron Astor’s “The Civil War Along Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau,” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 29. The presentation is free and open to the public. For more information, call Chloe Kennedy, 865-981-8209.

October

Thu, Oct 1 Cancer Support Community will host Daniel Ibach, MD Cancer Support Community will host Daniel Ibach, MD of Thompson Oncology Group from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 1, at Thompson Cancer Survival Center. The presentation is free and open to all women who have been impacted by breast cancer. For more information, call 865-546-4661.
Fri, Oct 30 Freaky Friday Fright Nite Freaky Friday Fright Nite in Farragut will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, Oct 30, at Mayor Bob Leonard Park. The event is free and open to the public but donations for the Ronald McDonald House will be accepted. For more information, visit townoffarragut.org/
Sat, Oct 31 Farragut 13.1, 5K, and Kids Mile run Knoxville Track Club will host The 2nd Annual Farragut 13.1, 5K, and Kids Mile run slated for Oct. 31. For more information, e-mail Kristy Altman, knoxvilletrackclub@gmail.com or visit ktc.org/

November

Sun, Nov 8 “Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes” “Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes,” will be from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 8, at The University of Tennessee Gardens. The fundraiser will benefit American Diabetes Association. For more information, call 800-diabetes or visit diabetes.org/stepoutknoxville/

Drivers asked to heed school zones

With school in session in Farragut, motorists are reminded to be aware of pedestrian traffic, buses and flashing speed limit lights at school zone. The first day of school for Knox County students was Monday, Aug. 10. Students from Farragut Primary, Intermediate, Middle and High schools will be walking and riding bicycles or buses. Capt. Brad Hall, Knox County ...Read More...

FCC Mobile Book Club prepares for school

Children living at Farragut Park started school prepared with backpacks filled with school supplies donated by the Farragut Christian Church Mobile Book Club on Tuesday, Aug. 4. FCC Mobile Book Club normally visits and reads to the younger residents at Farragut Park — a mobile home community just off North Campbell Station Road owned by Yes Communities, which is a Read More...

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