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April

Wed, Apr 16 Newcomers/New Friends Club meeting Newcomers/New Friends Club will hold its meeting at noon, Wednesday, April 16, at Bearden Banquet Hall. For more information, call 865-531-1935.
Wed, Apr 16 Newcomers/New Friends Club meeting Newcomers/New Friends Club will hold its meeting at noon, Wednesday, April 16, at Bearden Banquet Hall. For more information, call 865-531-1935.
Thu, Apr 17 Farragut’s advisory committees Town of Farragut is accepting applications from members of the community who wish to serve on one of Farragut’s advisory committees, councils and boards. Completed applications must be returned to Town Hall by Friday, May 16. For more information, call 865-966-7057.
Thu, Apr 17 King university new programs King university has added three new programs to its Hardin Valley campus offerings including Elem-entary K-6 Licensure, Secondary 7-12 Licensure and master of Edu-cation with Licensure. The three new programs will start in August 2014. For more information, call 1-800-362-0014 or visit admissions@king.edu/
Thu, Apr 17 Rain barrels Farragut area residents can preorder rain barrels now through April 20. Pick-up will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 26, at Blackstock parking lot along Black-stock Avenue. For more information, call Parci Gibson, 865-215-5861.
Thu, Apr 17 FY2015 Community Grants Program Town of Farragut now is accepting applications for its FY2015 Community Grants Program, June 1 through July 30, 2015. For more information, visit townoffarragut. org/communitygrants/
Thu, Apr 17 Christ Covenant’s Holy Week services Christ Covenant’s Holy Week Communion Service will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 17. Easter services will be held at 8:15, 9:30, and 10:50 a.m., Sunday, April 20. For more information, call 865-671-1885.
Thu, Apr 17 Concord United Methodist Church service Concord United Methodist Church will hold a service at 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday, April 17, in the Sanctuary. For more information, call 865-966-6728.
Fri, Apr 18 “Concert of Darkness” Westside Unitarian Universalist Church will host “Concert of Darkness,” at 7 p.m., Friday, April 18, in observance of Good Friday. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-777-9882.
Sat, Apr 19 Bus tour of Cades Cove’s Civil War sites Dr. Aaron Astor, associate professor of history at Maryville College, will lead a bus tour of Cades Cove’s Civil War sites from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 19. For more information, call Dr. Kelly Battles, 865-273-8877.
Sat, Apr 19 Girls on the Run 5K Girls on the Run of Greater Knoxville will team up with West Bicycles to host its biannual 5K at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 19, at West Bicycles in Village Green Shopping Center. For more information, visit gotrknoxville.org/
Sat, Apr 19 Tennessee Wind Symphony concert Tennessee Wind Symphony will present A Concert at Knoxville Museum of Art at 3 p.m., Saturday, April 19. The concert is free. For more information, visit etcband.org/
Sat, Apr 19 “Parsley, Sage and Beyond… Xeriscaping with Herbs” Knox County Master Gardeners will hold a demonstration on “Parsley, Sage and Beyond… Xeriscaping with Herbs,” from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 19, at fountain City Library. For more information, call UT Extension office, 865-215-2340.
Sat, Apr 19 Harvey Broome Group Take-a-Hike Harvey Broome Group will Take-a-Hike through Black Mountain Section through Cumberland Trail Saturday, April 19. For more information, call Warren or Carol Devine, 865-483-7894.
Sat, Apr 19 Central United Methodist Church Easter games Central United Methodist Church will meet at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 19, for Easter games for preschool children through 5th grade at Eaton Elementary School. For more information, call 865-986-7329.
Sun, Apr 20 Maryville College’s annual Easter Sunrise Service Maryville College’s annual Easter Sunrise Service will be held at 6:30 a.m., Sunday, April 20, on the campus’s Lloyd Beach. For more information, call Chloe Kennedy, 865-981-8209.
Mon, Apr 21 Earth Week Pellissippi State Community College has scheduled events for Earth Week at all five locations beginning Monday, April 21. For more information, visit pstcc.edu/sustainability/
Wed, Apr 23 Concord Yacht Club Adult Learn to Sail Class Concord Yacht Club will offer an Adult Learn to Sail Class from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays beginning April 23. For more information, visit concordyachtclub.org/education/adult-learn-to-sail.html/
Wed, Apr 23 “Atoms in Appalachia: Secret City and Super Science” Farragut Folklife Museum will host a historical presentation on the Manhattan Project “Atoms in Appalachia: Secret City and Super Science,” at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, at Farragut Town Hall. For more information, call Julia Jones-Barham, 865-966-7057.
Thu, Apr 24 Diabetes Management Series Knox County Health Department will offer a Diabetes Management Series at 6:30 p.m., Thursdays, April 24 running through May 22, in Knox County Health Department auditorium. The series is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-215-5170.
Thu, Apr 24 “Let’s Go BAT-ty” The University of Tennessee Arboretum will present “Let’s Go BAT-ty,” from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, April 24, at the Arboretum in Oak Ridge. For more information, call 865-483-3571.
Thu, Apr 24 “Monty Python’s Spamalot” Clarence Brown Theatre will present “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” April 24 through May 11. For more information, call Robin Conklin, 865-974-2497.
Sat, Apr 26 Color Me Rad 5K Color Me Rad 5K will begin at 9 a.m., Saturday April 26, at Knoxville Civic Auditorium. Cost is $32 per runner, which will benefit East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. For more information, call Children’s Hospital Develop-ment Department, 865-541-8244 or visit www.colorme.rad.com/
Sat, Apr 26 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk to Cure Diabetes Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk to Cure Diabetes will begin at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 26, at Worlds Fair Park. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. For more information, visit www2.jdrf.org/
Sat, Apr 26 Fundraiser for Smoky Mt. Storytellers Association Marble Springs Storytelling will hold a fundraiser for Smoky Mt. Storytellers Association from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, April. 26, at Marble Springs State Historic Site. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for students, children under 5 are free. For more information, call 865-573-5508.
Sat, Apr 26 2014 Outdoor Knox Fest Legacy Parks Foundation will host the 2014 Outdoor Knox Fest beginning Saturday, April 26, and running through Sunday, April 27. The event will feature trail rides, runs, hikes, paddles, climbing and more for anyone looking for outdoor fun. For more information, visit www.outdoorknoxville.com/
Sat, Apr 26 Farragut Art in the Park Farragut Business Alliance has partnered with Town of Farragut and Dogwood Arts Festival to host the Fourth Annual Farragut Art in the Park from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, April 26-27, locations TBA. For more information, e-mail info@farragutbusiness.com
Sat, Apr 26 Family Kite Festival First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Oak Ridge will host the Eight Annual Family Kite Festival from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 26. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-483-8433.
Sat, Apr 26 Franklin Square Spring Garden Festival Knox County Council of Garden Clubs is hosting the Twenty-First Annual Franklin Square Spring Garden Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 26. For more information, call Linda Wimbrow, 865-966-2421.
Sat, Apr 26 Admiral Veterinary Hospital will hold its Open House/Community Fair Admiral Veterinary Hospital will hold its Open House/Community Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 26. Under new ownership, the fair will offer free food and drinks, rescue groups with dogs for adoption, bounce house, face painting and door prizes and more. For more information, call Admiral Veterinary Hospital, 865-675-1833.
Sat, Apr 26 “Raising of the Water” Seventh Annual “Raising of the Water” benefit for Fort Loudoun Lake Association will be from 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday, April 26, at the historic home of Mr. John Trotter. Cost is $50 per person. For more information, call 865-523-3800 or visit flake.org/
Sat, Apr 26 Brooke Culbreth Memorial Alumni Game Farragut High School Boys Soccer Eighth Annual Brooke Culbreth Memorial Alumni Game will begin with games at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., and noon to 2 p.m. for lunch, at Farragut soccer field and Farragut High School Commons. Cost is $10 per person for admission and dinner, $5 for children under 10. There also will be a silent dessert auction. For more information, contact Peg Bergin, pbergin@charter.net
Sat, Apr 26 “Vikings of the Smokies” Sons of Norway Lodge, “Vikings of the Smokies,” are looking for car, boot and trunk sale vendors from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 26, in Faith Lutheran Church parking lot. For more information, visit tnvikings.org/
Sun, Apr 27 The University of Tennessee contemporary Acappella choirs will perform The University of Tennessee contemporary Acappella choirs will perform at 6 p.m., Sunday, April 27, at Farragut Presbyterian Church. The women’s group, reVOLution, and the men’s group, VOLume will perform for free. Event is open to the public. For more information, e-mail mjlanc@tds.net.
Wed, Apr 30 grocery shopping tour The University of Tennessee Medical Center registered dietitian, Janet Seiber, RD,CDE will offer a grocery shopping tour for those living with diabetes at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 30, at Food City in Bearden. For more information, call Susan M. Wyatt, 865-305-6083.

May

Thu, May 1 Forum for local clergy Knoxville Regional Veterans Mental Health Council and the Veteran Friendly Congregation Initiative are hosting a forum for local clergy from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, May 1, at Knox County Community Action Center. For more information, call Michael Grider, 865-215-4750 or Pat Gang, 865-253-2794.
Thu, May 1 2014 Knoxville Film Festival’s four-day event Secret City Films, Dogwood Arts and Regal Entertainment Group will team up to produce the 2014 Knoxville Film Festival’s four-day event. The event will be held Sept. 11-14. General film submission deadline is May 1. For more information, visit knoxvillefilmfestival.com/
Thu, May 1 Knoxville Regional Veterans Mental Health Council and the Veteran Friendly Congregation Initiative are hosting a forum for local clergy Knoxville Regional Veterans Mental Health Council and the Veteran Friendly Congregation Initiative are hosting a forum for local clergy from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, May 1, at Knox County Community Action Center. For more information, call Michael Grider, 865-215-4750, or Pat Gang, 865-253-2794.
Fri, May 2 “The Manhattan Project-Secrets Revisited” Farragut Folklife Museum will feature “The Manhattan Project-Secrets Revisited,” exhibit beginning Tuesday, Jan. 21, through Friday, May 2. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call Julia Barham, 865-966-7057.
Fri, May 2 “Pollyanna” Knoxville Children’s Theatre will present Eleanor Porter’s “Pollyanna,” at 7 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays, May 2 through 16; at 1 and 5 p.m., Saturdays, May 3 through 17, and at 3 p.m., Sundays, May 4 through 18. For more information, call 865-208-3677.
Fri, May 2 Holy Cross Anglican Church will host its Fifth Annual Low country Shrimp Boil Holy Cross Anglican Church will host its Fifth Annual Low country Shrimp Boil and Fish Fry from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 2. Cost is $10 and children 12 and under is $5. For more information, call 865-675-6406 or visit holycrossknoxville.org/
Sat, May 3 2014 Walk Multiple Sclerosis event 2014 Walk Multiple Sclerosis event will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 3, at Sequoyah Park. For more information, call Carlie Moore 615-690-5341 or visit nationalmssociety.org /knoxvillewalk2014
Sat, May 3 Concord Yacht Club open house Concord Yacht Club will host an open house to show the facilities to the public and introduce the educational program and other activities supported at CYC; Sea Scouts, high school and college sailing programs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 3. For more information, visit concordyachtclub.org/ education/adult-learn-to-sail.html/
Tue, May 6 Concord Yacht Club Adult Learn to Sail Class Concord Yacht Club will offer an Adult Learn to Sail Class from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thurs-days beginning May 6, and running for four weeks. For more information, visit concordyachtclub.org/ education/adult-learn-to-sail.html/
Sat, May 10 Tellico Village Community Church Crafters Spring Sale Tellico Village Community Church Crafters Spring Sale will be from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 10. For more information, call Marcia Higby, 865-458-9356.
Sat, May 10 Historic Ramsey House music writer’s workshop Historic Ramsey House will present an opportunity for song writers and fans to experience a unique music writer’s workshop with acclaimed artist Mary Gauthier, Scott Miller, Jim Lauderdale, Drew Ramsey and Matt Wertz Saturday, May 10. Cost is $300 per person. For more information, call 865-546-0745.
Sat, May 10 Tellico Village Community Church Crafters Spring Sale Tellico Village Community Church Crafters Spring Sale will be from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 10. For more information, call Marcia Higby, 865-458-9356.
Thu, May 15 GO! Contemporary Dance Works will hold auditions GO! Contemporary Dance Works will hold auditions for ballet and modern dance level V and VI from 5 to 6:30 p.m.; intermediate to professional, 6:45 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, May 15. For more information, call 865-539-2475.
Fri, May 16 Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games The 33rd Annual Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games will be held Friday and run through Sunday, May 16-18, at Maryville College. For more information, visit smokymountaingames.org/
Sat, May 17 International Biscuit Baking Contest International Biscuit Baking Contest will begin at noon, Saturday, May 17, in the Biscuit Big Top tent on Market Square. Baking submissions will be accepted until midnight, April 21. For more information, call John Craig, 865-384-7290 or visit biscuitfest.com/
Mon, May 19 Program at Cradle of Forestry The Appalachian Trail Conservancy, the Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards and the United States Forest Service program are scheduled for May 19-30 at the Cradle of Forestry near Brevard, N.C. The program is free once application has been accepted. For more information, visit www.trailcrew-s.org/wilderness-skills-institute/

June

Sat, Jun 14 Donations for Bob Watt Youth Fishing Rodeo Town of Farragut is requesting donations for its 30th annual Bob Watt Youth Fishing Rodeo scheduled for Saturday, June 14, at Anchor Park. The Town is in need of youth and adult spincast, push button rod and reel combos in good working condition, as well as other fishing supplies including line, hooks, bobbers and sinkers. For more information, call 865-966-7057.

Lady Ads bring the heat 12-3

The Farragut Lady Admirals (11-6, 6-2) softball team defeated the Hardin Valley Lady Hawks 12-3 on a chilly, overcast Monday night April 7, at HVA. “I just thought we played solid, solid defense, two or three outstanding defensive plays we made, MC [first baseman Mary Claire Coyne] made one at first,” Farragut head coach David Moore said. “Avery [Blankenburg] ...Read More...

FHS, Einstein Bros. team up to feed hungry

With Einstein Bros. Bagels’ annual Empty Bowls soup fundraiser Thursday, April 17, employees have been getting the hang of ceramic bowl-making. “We did have some work days where some employees got to go in and actually make some bowls, too,” Elizabeth Kidder, Einstein marketing manager and event “facilitator,” said about visits to Farragut High School ceramics Read More...

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