April 2, 2015

“Oh What Love, Watoto Children’s Choir”

New Covenant Baptist Church will present “Oh What Love, Watoto Children’s Choir,” from Africa at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 2. For more information, call Amber Sakis, 813-849-0076.

April 5, 2015

Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA

Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA will begin classes the weeks of April 5 and April 12. For more information, call 865-482-7761 or visit Taoist.org/

April 6, 2015

Community Forum

Dr. Jim McIntyre, superintendent of Knox County Schools, will host a Community Forum regarding the fiscal year 2015-16 budget process at 6 p.m., Mon-day, April 6, at Amherst Elem-entary School. The meeting will be streamed live at knoxsc-hools.org/ For more information call Melissa Ogden, 865-594-1905.

April 7, 2015

The University of Tennessee Humanities Center launches “Conversations and Cocktails”

The University of Tennessee Humanities Center launches “Conversations and Cocktails,” Aleydis Van de Moortel, Lindsay Young Associate Professor in Classics and archaeologist: "Conversations with Ancients,” from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 7, at The Orangery. The discussions are free, dinner reservations are recommended. For more information, call Whitney Heins, 865-974-5460.

April 7, 2015

The Tennessee Valley Machine Knitters Chub will have its 25th birthday celebration

The Tennessee Valley Machine Knitters Chub will have its 25th birthday celebration and installation of officers at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 7, at First United Methodist Church. For more information, call Marie Hickson, 865-457-0960.

April 7, 2015

Caregiver Support Group will hold its meeting

Caregiver Support Group will hold its meeting from 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, April 7, at Concord United Methodist Church. For more information, e-mail cades@concordumc.com.

April 8, 2015

Annual Garden Tour

UT Arboretum Society will host its Annual Garden Tour Wednesday, April 8, in Florida. For more information, call Dennis Superczynski, 865-675-8502.

April 8, 2015

Dogwood Arts Festival’s 2015 Trails & Gardens

Dogwood Arts Festival’s 2015 Trails & Gardens event will begin April 8 through 26: 7.9-mile trails will showcase homes throughout Fox Den, Country Manor, and Village Green subdivisions. For more information, visit facebook.co-m/knoxvillesdaytimecafe and dogwoodarts.com/

April 9, 2015

Assistance to Veterans

Knox County County Veterans Service Office will provide information and assistance to Veterans and family members concerning VA benefits from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, April 9, at Frank R. Strang Senior Center. For more information, call 865-215-5645 or e-mail veterans@knoxcounty.org.

April 9, 2015

Webb School of Knoxville admissions open house

Webb School of Knoxville invites all parents of students interested in applying to kindergarten through 12th grade for 2015-2016 school year to an admissions open house at 9 a.m., Thursday, April 9. For more information, call Christy Widener, 865-291-3830.

April 9, 2015

Pellissippi State Community College will host an instrumental music concert

Pellissippi State Community College will host an instrumental music concert at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 9, in the Clayton Performing Arts Center. For more information, call 865-694-6607.

April 10, 2015

Pellissippi State Community College will celebrate its eight annual Festival of Cultures

Pellissippi State Community College will celebrate its eight annual Festival of Cultures event from 4 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, April 10, on Hardin Valley Campus. For more information, call 865-694-6400 or visit pstcc.edu/arts/

April 10, 2015

Festival of Cultures event

Pellissippi State Community College will celebrate its eighth annual Festival of Cultures event from 4 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, April 10, on Hardin Valley Campus. For more information, call 865-694-6400 or visit pstcc.edu/arts/

April 10, 2015

Hot Club of San Francisco brings gypsy swing music

Hot Club of San Francisco brings gypsy swing music to Clayton Center for the Arts at 8 p.m., Friday, April 10. Tickets are $19-$26. For more information, call 865-981-8590 or visit claytonartscenter.com/

April 10, 2015

“The Princess Cut”

The University of Tennessee’s will perform “The Princess Cut,” a young woman’s reality inside a Knoxville sex ring, at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, April 10 and 11, at Carousel Theatre. Cost is $15 per person, $10 for UT students. For more information, call, 865-655-4444 or visit knoxvilletickets.com/

April 11, 2015

Color Me Rad 5k

Color Me Rad 5k will begin at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 11, at Knoxville Civic Auditorium. Race registration is open for $35 per person. Use code CHILDREN 5K to save 5 percent and have 15 percent go to East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. For more information, call 865-541-8244 or visit colormerad.com/

April 11, 2015

“Farragut Book Fest for Children”

Farragut Arts Council in conjunction with the Town of Farragut and Knox County Public Library, Farragut Branch will host the eight annual “Farragut Book Fest for Children,” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 11, at Founders Park. For more information, call Lauren Cox, 865-966-7057 or visit townoffarragut.org/register/

April 11, 2015

Marble Springs Storytelling will host a fundraiser

Marble Springs Storytelling will host a fundraiser from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 11, for Smoky Mountain Storytellers Association. For more information, call 865-573-5508.

April 11, 2015

The University of Tennessee College of Architecture and Design

The University of Tennessee College of Architecture and Design will host an open house at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 11. For more information, visit archdesign.utk.edu/

April 14, 2015

Town of Farragut will offer Pilates classes

Town of Farragut will offer Pilates classes from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays, April 14 through May 19, in Town Hall community room. Cost is $60 for the 6 weeks. For more information, call 865-218-3375.

April 14, 2015

Town of Farragut will offer Yoga classes

Town of Farragut will offer Yoga classes from 9 to 10 a.m., Tuesdays, April 14, through May 19, in Town Hall community room. Cost is $60 for the 6 weeks. For more information, call 865-218-3375.

April 14, 2015

“A Massacre in Memphis: The Race Riot That Shook the Nation One Year after the Civil War”

Civil War author Dr. Stephen Ash will present “A Massacre in Memphis: The Race Riot That Shook the Nation One Year after the Civil War” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 14, in the Clayton Center for the Arts. For more information, call Chloe Kennedy, 865-981-8209.

April 16, 2015

Knox County Master Gardeners

Knox County Master Gardeners will host how to maximize your vegetable production from 3:15 to 4:40 p.m., Thursday, April 16, at Humana Guidance Center. For more information, call 865-329-8892.

April 16, 2015

Farragut Beautification Committee

Farragut Beautification Committee will sponsor a free spring decoration class at Cranberry Hollow from 6 to 8, Thursday, April 16. For more information, call 865-966-7057.

April 17, 2015

“The Tempest”

Pellissippi State Community College will present Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, April 17-18, and 2 p.m., Sunday, April 19 and 26. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and students. For more information, visit pstcc.edu/tickets/

April 18, 2015

Pellissippi State Community College will host an open house for adult learners

Pellissippi State Community College will host an open house for adult learners from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 18, in the College Center of the Goins Administration Building on the Hardin Valley Campus. The open house is free and open to the public. For more information, visit pstcc.edu/adult/

April 18, 2015

50th Anniversary of The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society, the Society will feature “The Rising Sun” Redbud at their Annual Spring Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 18. For more information, call 865-483-3571.

April 18, 2015

48th Annual Plant sale

The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society will hold its 48th Annual Plant sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 18, at UT Arboretum in Oak Ridge. For more information, call 865-483-3571.

April 20, 2015

Town of Farragut will offer classes for seniors

Town of Farragut will offer classes for seniors on how to use iPhones, iPads and Facebook beginning in April. IPad and iPhone basics will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Monday-Wednesday, April 20-22, at Farragut town hall. Cost is $45 how to use Facebook will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Thursday and Friday, April 30-May 1, at Farragut town hall. Cost is $30. For more information, call 865-218-3375.

April 25, 2015

Captain WYC Hannum Chapter 1881, United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet

Captain WYC Hannum Chapter 1881, United Daughters of the Confederacy will hold its meeting at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 25, at RJ’s Courtyard. For more information, call Debra, 865-856-9300 or Shirley, 865-531-1467.

April 25, 2015

“Meet Maryville”

High school students, adult learners, community college students and their families are invited to “Meet Maryville,” at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 25 and May 9 and 16. For more information, visit maryvillecollege.edu/admissions/

April 26, 2015

reVOLution and Four O’clock Shadow

The University of Tennessee contemporary cappella groups reVOLution and Four O’clock Shadow will perform a concert at Farragut Presbyterian Church at 6 p.m., Sunday, April 26, in the Sanctuary. The performance is free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail mikielancaster@gmail.com.

May 1, 2015

AARP Smart Driving Program

AARP Smart Driving Program will hold a class from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, May 1, in the community room in Farragut town hall. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-AARP members. For more information, call 865-966-7057.

May 3, 2015

Beaver Ridge United Methodist Church will celebrate its 200th Anniversary

Beaver Ridge United Methodist Church will celebrate its 200th Anniversary at 9 and 10 a.m. worship services, Sunday, May 3, followed by a potluck luncheon in the Family Life Center. For more information, call 865-690-1060.

May 5, 2015

The University of Tennessee Humanities Center launches “Conversations and Cocktails"

The University of Tennessee Humanities Center launches “Conversations and Cocktails,” Katherine Hodges-Kluck, doctoral student in history: "Lionheart's Crusade," from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 5, at The Orangery. The discussions are free, dinner reservations are recommended. For more information, call Whitney Heins, 865-974-5460.

May 9, 2015

Town of Farragut is requesting donations for the 31st Annual Bob Watt Youth Fishing Rodeo

Town of Farragut is requesting donations for the 31st Annual Bob Watt Youth Fishing Rodeo slated for Saturday, May 9. Donations can be dropped off at Farragut town hall. For more information, call Alden Rosner, 865-966-7057 or e-mail alden.rosner@townoffarragut.org/

May 26, 2015

“Savvy Social Security Planning: What Baby Boomers Need to Know to Maximize Retirement Income”

Pellissippi State Community college will hold a non-credited course on “Savvy Social Security Planning: What Baby Boomers Need to Know to Maximize Retirement Income,” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, May 26 and 28. Cost is $59 for married couples. For more information, call 865-539-7167 or visit pstcc.edu/bcs/

May 29, 2015

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/

June 7, 2015

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.

June 20, 2015

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/

July 12, 2015

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/