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September

Mon, Sep 22 West Knox Civitan Club meeting West Knox Civitan Club will hold its meeting at 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22, at Shoney’s. For more information, e-mail bonmys@aol.com.
Mon, Sep 22 Ossoli meeting Ossoli will hold its meeting at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 22, at Ossoli Circle Club House. For more information, call Charlotte Miller, 865-207-5170.
Wed, Sep 24 Webinars on topics of college savings Tennessee Treasury Department will host a series of webinars on topics of college savings beginning at 11:30 a.m., Wednesdays, Sept. 24, Oct. 1 and Oct. 8. For more information, visit tnstars.com/
Fri, Sep 26 35th Annual Greekfest The 35th Annual Greekfest will take place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26 and 27, and from noon to 6 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 28, at St. George Greek Orthodox Church. Admission is $2 for adults and children 12-under are free. For more information, visit greekfesttn.com/
Fri, Sep 26 Taste of Farragut Sixth Annual Taste of Farragut hosted by Farragut Business Alliance and town of Farragut will run from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26, on the lawn in front of Renaissance. Tickets are $25 per person in advance and $30 at the gate. Children under 10 are $10 in advance and $15 at the gate. For more information, call 865-307-2486 or visit, farragutbusinessalliance.com/
Sat, Sep 27 United Daughters of the Confederacy meeting Captain W.Y.C. Hannum Chapter 1881, United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 27, at RJ’s courtyard. For more information, call Debra, 865-856-9300 or Shirley, 865-531-1467.
Sat, Sep 27 Knox County TENNderCARE 2014 health conference Knox County TENNderCARE 2014 health conference for middle and high school students has a new name: TBH100, which stands for “talkin’ ‘bout health and keeping it 100 percent real.” The event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27, at Bearden High School. For more information, visit knoxcounty.org/health/
Sat, Sep 27 Farragut High School Drama Class “Princess Brunch” Farragut High School Drama Class will host its fundraiser “Princess Brunch” for children ages 2 through 12 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27, in FHS main auditorium. Cost is $20 for one adult and one child, $10 for each additional child. For more information, call Lea McMahan, 865-671-7167.
Tue, Sep 30 Dr. Bill Bass will return to the Chamber’s Breakfast Dr. Bill Bass will return to the Chamber’s Breakfast beginning at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 30, at Fox Den Country Club. Cost is $30 for members and $40 for non-members; tables of 10 are $275. For more information, visit farragutchamber.com/

October

Thu, Oct 2 Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA three-month fall classes Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA, three-month fall classes will be from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting Oct. 2, at Frank R. Strang Senior Center. Classes have a nominal membership contribution. For more information, call 865-482-7761.
Sat, Oct 4 Oak Ridge Street Painting Festival Fifteenth Annual Oak Ridge Street Painting Festival will be held from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4, on the sidewalks of Oak Ridge campus of Roane State Community college. For more information, visit, rotaryor.org/streetpaintingfestival/
Sun, Oct 5 Poker Run and Celebration of Life party Holly Warlick, cofounder of “Champions for a Cause” Foundation will head up a Poker Run and Celebration of Life party beginning at 11 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 5, at Knoxville Harley-Davidson. For more information, call Janet, 865-719-0818.
Mon, Oct 6 Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA three-month fall classes Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA, three-month fall classes will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Mondays, starting Oct. 6, at Peace Lutheran Church. Classes have a nominal membership contribution. For more information, call 865-482-7761.
Tue, Oct 7 Newborns In Need meeting Newborns In Need East Tennessee Chapter will hold its meeting from 6 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 7, at JoAnn Fabrics. For more information, contact Gayle McKeethan, easttenn@newbornsinneed.org/
Wed, Oct 8 Free fire safety demonstrations Town of Farragut Fire Prevention Office, in conjunction with Knox County Fire Prevention Bureau, will provide free fire safety demonstrations for businesses and residents from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Farragut town hall. For more information, call 865-966-7052.
Thu, Oct 9 Assistance to Veterans Knox County Veterans Service Office will be at Frank R. Strang Senior Center from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Oct. 9 to provide information and assistance to Veterans and family members concerning VA benefits. For more information, call 865-215-5645.
Thu, Oct 9 Veterans Assistance Knox County Veterans Service Office will be at Frank R. Strang Senior Center from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Oct. 9, to provide information and assistance to Veterans and family members concerning VA benefits. For more information, call 865-215-5645.
Sat, Oct 11 “Fall: Time for the Garden’s Physical Exam” Knox County Master Gardeners will hold a demonstration on “Fall: Time for the Garden’s Physical Exam,” from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 11, at All Saints Catholic Church. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-215-2340.
Sat, Oct 11 “Fall: Time for the Garden’s Physical Exam” Knox County Master Gardeners will hold a demonstration on “Fall: Time for the Garden’s Physical Exam,” from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 11, at All Saints Catholic Church. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-215-2340.
Fri, Oct 17 “Late bloomers: Put Some Zing in Your Fall Flowers” Knox County Master Gardeners will hold a demonstration on “Late bloomers: Put Some Zing in Your Fall Flowers” from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 17, at Humana; and from 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, at Fountain City Library. For more information, call 865-329-8892.
Fri, Oct 17 “Late Bloomers: Put Some Zing in Your Fall Flowers” Knox County Master Gardeners will hold a demonstration on “Late Bloomers: Put Some Zing in Your Fall Flowers” from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 17, at Humana; and from 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, at Fountain City Library. For more information, call 865-329-8892.
Sun, Oct 26 Pellissippi State Community College Scholarship Days Pellissippi State Community College Scholarship Days will take place from noon to 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 26, at Hardin Valley Campus. Tennessee Promise is a “last-dollar” scholarship that will cover tuition and fees for community college students once other assistance has been applied. Deadline to apply for Tennessee Promise is Nov. 1. For more information, visit pstcc.edu/promise/

November

Sat, Nov 1 First Farragut 13.1, 5K and Kids run Knoxville Track Club will host the First Farragut 13.1, 5K and Kids run on Nov. 1, beginning at Farragut High School. Cost for half marathon is $60 through Aug. 31 and then $65 through Oct. 28. Last minute registration price is $75. Cost for the 5K is $30 through Aug. 31 and then increases to $35 until Oct. 28. Last minute registration price is $40. Kids’ run pricing is $8 through Aug. 31 then $10 through Oct. 28. Last minute pricing is $15. For more information, visit ktc.org/

FWKCC event serves up bacon, eggs and Bass

Thanks to “the wife” of a Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce member a few years ago, Dr. Bill Bass began his long-running series of gripping presentations in front of FWKCC. This world-renown forensic anthropologist and head of The University of Tennessee’s Anth-ropology Research Facility, also known worldwide as The Body Farm, once again will speak in front ...Read More...

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