July 1, 2016

• Knox County Schools summer transfer

• Knox County Schools summer transfer windows will conclude at 4 p.m., Wednesday, July 1. For more information, visit knoxschools.org/

July 4, 2016

• Online registration form for the 29th Annual town of Farragut Independence Day Parade

• Online registration form for the 29th Annual town of Farragut Independence Day Parade to be held Monday, July 4, along Kingston Pike from Farragut High School to Federal boulevard is available at townoffarragut.org/register/ In addition to the parade this year is “Farragut Freedom Run.” A one or two-mile fun run, prior to the start of the parade. For more information, visit fleetfeetknoxville.com/

July 4, 2016

• Fleet Feet Knoxville Running Club

• Fleet Feet Knoxville Running Club will present the first annual Farragut Freedom Run featuring a 1 and 2-mile race on July 4 with the 2 mile run beginning at 9 a.m. and 1 mile run at 9:05 a.m., Monday, July 4, by Farragut Town Hall. The Freedom Run will support Smoky Mountain Service Dogs. For more information, visit fleetfreetknoxivlle.com/races/Farragut-freedom-run/

July 4, 2016

• Fleet Feet Knoxville Running Club

• Fleet Feet Knoxville Running Club will present the first annual Farragut Freedom Run featuring a 1 and 2-mile race on July 4 with the 2 mile run beginning at 9 a.m. and 1 mile run at 9:05 a.m., Monday, July 4, by Farragut Town Hall. The Freedom Run will support Smoky Mountain Service Dogs. For more information, visit fleetfreetknoxivlle.com/races/Farragut-freedom-run/

July 4, 2016

• Mabry Hazen House will host its first Fourth of July Celebration

• Mabry Hazen House will host its first Fourth of July Celebration with tours, dinner, music and fireworks at 6 p.m., Monday, July 4. Alcohol is BYOB. Cost is $60 per adult and children under 12 are free. For more information, call 865-522-8661 or visit mabryhazen.com/

July 5, 2016

• Caregiver Support Group

• Caregiver Support Group will hold its meeting from 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, July 5, at concord United Methodist Church. A.D. Baxter will be the guest speaker. For more information, call 865-675-2835.

July 5, 2016

• Tennessee Valley Machine Knitters

• Tennessee Valley Machine Knitters will hold its meeting at 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 5, at Alcoa First United Methodist Church. For more information, call Marie Hickson, 865-457-0960.

July 5, 2016

• Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group

• Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 5, at Farragut Presbyterian Church. For more information, call Sharon, 865-310-6675, Beth, 865-776-3132 or Joanie, 865-705-1571.

July 7, 2016

• Southern Appalachian naturalist Holly Haworth

• Southern Appalachian naturalist Holly Haworth will host a six-week nature writing course at Ijams Nature Center beginning June 7 through July 12. Cost is $250. For more information, call Holly, 865-801-0806.

July 7, 2016

• Town of Farragut is hosting five technology classes

• Town of Farragut is hosting five technology classes for seniors offered by local company Social Media 4 Seniors in June at the Farragut Town Hall. Participants must be 55 years or older to attend. Register early as only five participants are accepted into each class. Specific class information is as follows: iPad/iPhone basics for seniors will from 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday and Friday, July 7-8. Cost is $45. How to use Facebook for seniors will be from 10 a.m. to noon, Monday, July 11. Cost is $30. Samsung Galaxy phone/tablet basics for seniors will be from 1 to 3 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, July 19-20. Cost is $45. Pinterest/Instagram/Twitter for seniors will be from 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, July 28. Cost is $30. For more information, call 865-218-3375 or visit townoffarragut.org/

July 7, 2016

• Authors Guild of Tennessee

• Authors Guild of Tennessee will hold its meeting at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 7, at Faith Lutheran Church. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Bobbi Wolverton, 865-657-9560.

July 10, 2016

• First Farragut United Methodist Church will present “The Jar Tippers,”

• First Farragut United Methodist Church will present “The Jar Tippers,” at 3 p.m., Sunday, July 10. The concert is free and refreshments will be available during the performance. For more information, call 865-966-8430.

July 12, 2016

• Town of Farragut will host a free presentation

• Town of Farragut will host a free presentation for caregivers to discuss symptoms that occur as various areas of the brain are impacted by dementia at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 12, at Farragut Town Hall. Register by Monday, July 11. For more information, call 865-218-3375 or visit townoffarragut.org/register/

July 14, 2016

• Knox County Veterans Services Office

• Knox County Veterans Services Office will be at Frank R. Strang senior center to provide information and assistance to veterans and family members concerning VA benefits from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, July 14. For more information, call 865-215-5645 or e-mail veterans@knoxcounty.org.

July 15, 2016

• Music in the Round will host a fundraiser event

• Music in the Round will host a fundraiser event to benefit the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center at 5:30 p.m., Friday, July 15, at The Barn Event Center of the Smokies in Townsend. Tickets are $75 per person. For more information, call 865-448-0044.

July 15, 2016

• Music in the Round

• Music in the Round will host a fundraiser event to benefit the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center at 5:30 p.m., Friday, July 15, at The Barn Event Center of the Smokies in Townsend. Tickets are $75 per person. For more information, call 865-448-0044.

July 15, 2016

• Knox County Museum of Education will host a Sock Hop

• Knox County Museum of Education will host a Sock Hop at 7 p.m., Friday, July 15, at Sarah Simpson Professional Development & Technology Center. Cost is $25 per person. For more information, call 865-579-8264 or visit knoxschools.org/museum/

July 15, 2016

• Knox County Museum of Education will host a Museum of Education Sock Hop

• Knox County Museum of Education will host a Museum of Education Sock Hop at 7 p.m., Friday, July 15, at Sarah Simpson Professional Development & Technology Center. Cost is $25 per person. For more information, call 865-579-8264 or visit knoxschools.org/museum/

July 16, 2016

• Extension Master Gardeners of Knox County

• Extension Master Gardeners of Knox County will hold a gardening class from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, July 16, at All Saints Catholic Church. For more information, call 865-215-2340.

July 26, 2016

• Master Gardener Janie Bitner

• Master Gardener Janie Bitner will host an event, “Learning the History of Ginseng,” from 11 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, July 26, at Karns Senior Center. For more information, call 865-951-2653.

July 29, 2016

• Tennessee’s sales tax holiday

• Tennessee’s sales tax holiday will now be one weekend earlier than it has been in the past. Starting in 2016, and continuing annually, the sales tax holiday will be held during the last Friday in July through the following Sunday. The dates for this year’s sales tax holiday are July 29 through July 31. For more information, visit tntaxholiday.com/

July 30, 2016

• The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society

• The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society will hold its Butterfly Festival from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 30, at The UT Arboretum Auditorium. For more information, visit utarboretumsoiciety.org/

August 1, 2016

• The Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Gallery

• The Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Gallery is planning exhibitions for Aug. 2016 through July 2017. Artists living within 250 miles of Knoxville are encouraged to submit proposals by Feb. 23. Postmark deadline is Friday, Feb. 19, submissions should be in the TVUUC building by 11 a.m Tuesday, Feb. 23. For more information, visit tvuuc.org/

August 17, 2016

• Town of Farragut is now accepting applications

• Town of Farragut is now accepting applications for Introduction to Farragut program set to begin at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 17. For more information, call 865-966-7057 or visit townoffarragut.org/introtofarragut/