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February

Tue, Feb 28 • Master Gardeners Barbara O’Neil and Marsha Lehman will host a class • Master Gardeners Barbara O’Neil and Marsha Lehman will host a class on “Successful Seed Starting,” from 11 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Karns Senior Center. For more information, call 865-951-2653.

March

Sat, Mar 4 Farragut Presbyterian Church will host AARP Driver Safety classes Farragut Presbyterian Church will host AARP Driver Safety classes from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 4. For more information, call Paul Johnson, 865-675-0694.
Sat, Mar 4 • Town of Farragut and Kiwanis Club of Farragut will host the 12th annual “Shamrock Ball - A Father-Daughter Dance” • Town of Farragut and Kiwanis Club of Farragut will host the 12th annual “Shamrock Ball - A Father-Daughter Dance” from 7 to 9 p.m., Saturday, March 4, at Farragut High School Commons. Cost is $20 for a couple and $30 for a family in advance and $25 per couple and $35 per family at the door. For more information, visit townoffarragut.org/register/
Tue, Mar 7 The 2017 Orchids Awards The 2017 Orchids Awards will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 7, at The Standard. Tickets are $85 and $750 for a table for 10. For more information, e-mail info@keepknoxvillebeautiful.org.
Fri, Mar 24 • Town of Farragut offers recreational, intermediate and competitive volleyball leagues. • Town of Farragut offers recreational, intermediate and competitive volleyball leagues. Six-member teams are coed and for ages 18 and up. All games are played at Mayor Bob Leonard Park off Watt Road in the evenings, and spring session will consist of seven regular season matches plus a post-season double elimination tournament for all levels of play. The cost is $165 per team. Registration for sand volleyball and softball leagues is now open with an absolute deadline of Friday, March 24. For more information, call Alden Rosner, 865-218-3373 or visit townoffarragut.org/athletics/
Sat, Mar 25 • “Tanasi 1796,” will be presented as a docudrama • “Tanasi 1796,” will be presented as a docudrama at 2 and 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 25, at Clayton Center for the Performing Arts. Cost is $25 for reserved seats and $15 general admission. For more information, call 865-981-8590.
Fri, Mar 31 Town of Farragut will be accepting applications Town of Farragut will be accepting applications for community grants for FY2018. Deadline for acceptance for grant applications will be March 31. For more information, call 865-675-2096 or e-mail jhatmaker@townoffarragut.org.

April

Sat, Apr 1 • The School of Music at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will host its annual gala • The School of Music at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will host its annual gala to raise money for student scholarships this spring at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 1, at Cherokee country Club. Individual tickets are $200 and sponsorship packages start at $500. With the theme “A Night in the Caribbean,” the gala will feature music, a wine pull, fine dining, silent and live auctions and live entertainment by School of Music faculty and students. For more information, call Landin Lynd, 865-974-8935 or e-mail llynd@utk.edu or call Catherine Willis, 865-974-5013 or e-mail cwillis@utk.edu.
Fri, Apr 28 Emory Valley Center is pleased to announce the keynote speaker Emory Valley Center is pleased to announce the keynote speaker for its 4th Annual Spring Fundraiser will be Dr. Timothy Shriver, Chairman of the Special Olympics, Friday, April 28. For more information, e-mail Janet Wood, janet.wood@emoryvalleycenter.com.

May

Sun, May 21 • “Open Streets Knoxville,” hosted by Bike Walk Knoxville • “Open Streets Knoxville,” hosted by Bike Walk Knoxville with support from the City of Knoxville, Knoxville Regional TPO, Visit Knoxville and Knox County, aims to promote physical activity and community interaction during this free community event from 2 to 6 p.m., Sunday, May 21. For more information, visit openstreetsknoxville.com/

FMS 8th-grader wins TN Youth Art Month flag design contest

Farragut Middle School eighth-grader Jennifer Segui-eda Albertsen has found her niche — art. Jennifer, 13, has won the grand prize in Tennessee Youth Art Month flag design contest through Tennessee Art Education Association. Jennifer’s winning drawing will be made into a flag and displayed at National Art Education Association Con-ference March 2-4 in New York ...Read More...

Clothes Mentor opens in Turkey Creek

Clothes Mentor co-owner, Adam Scott, said the goal is to “stay on top of style.” The brand-new boutique style “upscale resale” store next to Earth Fare in Turkey Creek, opened to buy clothes Feb. 6, and Scott said response has been amazing. In the last week-plus, they’ve had 200-300 women come in to sell clothes and the store is ahead of schedule on Read More...

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