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May

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
Fri, May 29 Blount Mansion Statehood Day Celebration Blount Mansion Statehood Day Celebration is slated from 6:30 to 9 p.m., Friday, May 29, in Blount Mansion Gardens. Reservations are suggested. For more information, call 865-525-2375 or e-mail, info@blountmansion.org.
Fri, May 29 “Hope Floats” sidewalk sale The Fresh Market will host the 21st annual “Hope Floats” sidewalk sale to benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in effort to cure, treat and prevent Type 1 Diabetes from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, May 29. Each of The Fresh Market’s stores will offer picnic-style items including signature root beer floats (regular and sugar-free), each for a $2 donation which will be donated back to JDRF. For more information, call Carly Dennis, or Kellie Rehn, 404-233-3993.
Sat, May 30 Lynda Rizzardi Lynda Rizzardi, president of Knox County Beekeepers Association, will speak at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at Knox County Public Library Farragut Branch. For more information, call Shelia Pennycuff, 865-777-1750.

June

Mon, Jun 1 Hands-on 3D printing class Pellissippi State Community College is offering a hands-on 3D printing class for females exclusively from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, this summer, at Hardin Valley Campus. Cost is $450. For more information, visit pstcc.edu/bcs/
Tue, Jun 2 Friends of Knox County Public Library Friends of Knox County Public Library will host author Steve Inskeep to the Bijou for a free event at 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 2. For more information, visit knoxfriends.org/
Tue, Jun 2 CAC will hold its charity event CAC will hold its charity event for Kids First Child Advocacy Center at 5:50 p.m., Tuesday, June 2, at Tellico Village Yacht Club. For more information, call Jeannette Rogers, 865-693-7541.
Tue, Jun 2 Tennessee Valley Machine Knitters Club Tennessee Valley Machine Knitters Club will hold its monthly meeting at 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 2, at Alcoa First United Methodist Church. For more information, call Marie Hickson, 865-457-0960.
Tue, Jun 2 “Registration Rocks” “Registration Rocks,” is slated for Tennessee Promise students enrolling at Pellissippi State Community College from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, June 2, on Hardin Valley Campus. For more information, call 865-694-6400 or visit pstcc.edu/
Tue, Jun 2 Concord Adult Day Enrichment Services Concord Adult Day Enrichment Services will hold its meeting from 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, June 2, at Concord United Methodist Church. For more information, call 865-675-2835.
Wed, Jun 3 Senior Expo Frank Strang Senior Center will host Senior Expo from 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, June 3. For more information, call 865-670-6693.
Thu, Jun 4 “Beyond Basil … a better herb garden” Knox County Master Gardeners will host “Beyond Basil … a better herb garden,” from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, June 4, at Humana Guidance Center. Fore more information, call 865-329-8892.
Thu, Jun 4 Assistance to Veterans Knox County Veterans Services will provide information and assistance to Veterans and family members concerning VA benefits from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, June 4, at Frank R. Strang Senior Center. For more information, call 865-215-5645 or e-mail veterans@knoxcounty.org.
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/
Fri, Jun 5 Discover Life in America will host events behind synchronous fireflies Discover Life in America will host events behind synchronous fireflies from 7:30 to 11 p.m., Friday, or Sunday, June 5 or 7, in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Cost is $100 per person, and participation supports biodiversity research in GSMNP. For more information, call 865-430-4757 or e-mail Todd, todd@dlia.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.
Wed, Jun 10 Grocery shopping class on gluten-free dieting The University of Tennessee Medical Center will offer a grocery shopping class on gluten-free dieting at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 10, at Food City, 284 Morrell Road. For more information, call Susan Wyatt, 865-305-6083.
Sat, Jun 13 Rain Barrel Workshop Town of Farragut, in partnership with Water Quality Forum, will host a Rain Barrel Workshop from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 13, at Farragut Town Hall. Cost is $40 per barrel. For more information, call Kellie, 865-974-2151 or e-mail, kcaughor@utk.edu.
Mon, Jun 15 “Bug Me. Really. Bug Me.” Knox County Master Gardeners will host “Bug Me. Really. Bug Me.,” and from 1 to 2 p.m., Monday June 15, at Davis Family YMCA. For more information, call 865-777-9622.
Mon, Jun 15 WordPlayer will present a Staged Reading of “Enchanted April” WordPlayer will present a Staged Reading of “Enchanted April,” at 7:30 p.m., Monday, June 15, at The Square Room. The presentation is free. For more information, call 865-539-2490 or visit wordplayers.org/
Tue, Jun 16 Appalachian dulcimer classes Pellissippi State Community College is offering Appalachian dulcimer classes from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 16, at Blount County Campus. Cost is $95. For more information, visit pstcc.edu/bcs/
Thu, Jun 18 MakerPalooza Pellissippi State Community College will host MakerPalooza from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, June 18, at Hardin Valley Campus. For more information, visit pstcc.edu/emt/
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/
Sat, Jun 20 Pie baking contest Knox County Public Library Farragut Branch will hold a pie baking contest Saturday, June 20. For more information, call865-777-1750.
Sun, Jun 21 Maryville College’s annual Horizons: Summer Youth Theology Experience Maryville College’s annual Horizons: Summer Youth Theology Experience is scheduled June 21-26 on Maryville College campus. Cost is $225 per student for the week and includes food and housing. For more information, call Kathleen Farnham, 865-981-8217 or e-mail kathleen.farnham@maryvillecollege.edu.
Sat, Jun 27 Captain WYC Hannum Chapter 1881, United Daughters of the Confederacy Captain WYC Hannum Chapter 1881, United Daughters of the Confederacy will hold its meeting at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 27, at RJ’s Courtyard. For more information, call Debra, 8650856-9300 or Shirley, 865-531-1467.

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/
Sat, Jul 25 Jonesborough Genealogical Society will host a workshop Jonesborough Genealogical Society will host a workshop with speaker Katherine R. Wilson at 9 a.m., Saturday, July 25, Washington County-Jonesborough Library. Cost is $25 for JGS members and $30 for the public. For more information, visit jgstn.files.wordpress.com/

September

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.
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.

FHS Grand Reunion held

Max Cruse, a junior, became “sweethearts” with an older woman, senior Carroll Hutchens, during the 1952-53 school year at Farragut High. “That’s exactly right. I still claim it,” Carroll Hutchens Grubbs said moments after an affectionate embrace with Cruse among roughly 60 alumni, mostly from the 1940s, 50s and early 60s graduating classes, during annual FHS ...Read More...

We are the champions

A rather happy bunch of Hardin Valley Academy Hawks baseball players surround equally happy head coach Joe Michalski, who holds the Class AAA state championship trophy his Hawks earned moments before. Hardin Valley defeated rival Farragut 10-2 in nine innings Friday evening, May 22, at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro. (See stories and more photos in the Read More...

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