December 18, 2014

Farragut Community Development Department monthly e-newsletter

This month town of Farragut Community Development Department will begin distributing a monthly e-newsletter to interested homeowners, builders, contractors and developers. The newsletter will include information about building codes, community development, home improvement projects, upcoming events, training opportunities and local ordinances. To add your name to the contact list, visit townoffarragut.org/cdnewsletter or text, tofbuildingcodes to 2282 and follow prompts. For more information, call Codes Officer Adam Price, 865-966-7057.

December 18, 2014

Clarence Brown Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol”

Ebeneezer Scrooge and the memorable ghosts return in the Clarence Brown Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol,” at 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m., now through Dec. 21, on the mainstage. For more information, call 865-656-4444 or visit clarencebrowntheatre.com/

December 18, 2014

East Tennessee State University has named the recipients of Academic Performance Scholarships

East Tennessee State University has named the recipients of Academic Performance Scholarships. Ashley Bond, a student at Bearden High School, will use her Provost APS to study nursing at ETSU. She is the daughter of Mary Bond and James Bond, both of Knoxville. Lacy Cantrell, daughter of Rick and Cynthia Cantrell of Knoxville, will study business at ETSU with her Academic Service Scholarship. James Dunn, a senior at the Christian Academy of Knoxville, received a Deans APS. He is the son of Jamie and Petra Dunn of Knoxville, and grandson of Jimmy and Judy Dunn of Springfield. Gorav Gupta, a senior at Bearden High School, will study biology at ETSU. A Provost APS recipient, he is the son of Sanjeev and Anita Gupta of Knoxville. Juhi Patel, daughter of Chetan and Sveta Patel of Knoxville, plans a career in medicine. She is a Presidential APS scholar and a student at Bearden High School. Serena Patel is a student at Bearden High School and plans to study health sciences at ETSU. A Provost APS recipient, she is the daughter of Jay and Priya Patel of Knoxville. Megan Poston, a student at Hardin Valley Academy, plans to study biology at ETSU. She received a Provost APS and is the daughter of Dena and Daniel Poston of Knoxville. Alexander Prasad, a senior at Bearden High School, has received a Deans APS. He is the son of Mohan and Kathy Prasad of Knoxville. Nicholas Prasad, also the son of Mohan and Kathy Prasad of Knoxville, has received an Academic Service Scholarship to study at ETSU. Austin Ray, son of David and Tamra Ray of Knoxville, is a Provost APS recipient who plans a career in medicine. Madison Rose, daughter of Valerie and Eric Rose of Knoxville, will use her Deans APS to study health sciences at ETSU. She will graduate from Farragut High School. Nathan Simmins is the recipient of a Provost APS and the son of John and Judith Simmins of Knoxville. Andrew Smalling, son of Julie and Robert Smalling of Knoxville, will use his Academic Service Scholarship to study environmental health at ETSU. Isabel Snyder, a Provost APS recipient, is the daughter of Kiersten and Mickey Snyder of Knoxville. James Spears of Knoxville is a Deans APS recipient.

December 19, 2014

“An Olde English Christmas”

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will present 28th Annual Clayton Holiday Concert “An Olde English Christmas,” starting at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Dec. 19-20, and 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 21, at Knoxville Civic Auditorium. Tickets range from $8-$45. Groups of 10 or more can purchase tickets at a discounted rate. For more information, call 865-521-2337 or visit knoxvillesymphony.com/

December 19, 2014

Tour de Lights

City of Knoxville and Knoxville Regional Bicyle Program will host Tour de Lights at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 19, at Market Square. For more information, call Jon Livengood 865-215-6100.

December 20, 2014

Volunteers will be at Mount Calvary Baptist Church to help with enrollment process for the Affordable Care Act

Volunteers will be at Mount Calvary Baptist Church to help with enrollment process for the Affordable Care Act from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, now through Feb. 15. For more information, call 800-318-2596 or visit healthcare.gov/

December 20, 2014

Save Christmas 5k

West Hills Park-Jean Teague Greenway will host Save Christmas 5k from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 20. For more information, call Lily McKree 865-216-7569.

December 21, 2014

The Captain W.Y.C. Hannum Chapter 1881, United Daughters of the Confederacy meeting

The Captain W.Y.C. Hannum Chapter 1881, United Daughters of the Confederacy will hold its meeting starting at 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 21, at Old Gray Cemetery. For more information, call Debra, 865-856-9300 or Shirley, 865-531-1467.

December 24, 2014

First Baptist Concord will hold Christmas Eve Candlelight Services

First Baptist Concord will hold Christmas Eve Candlelight Services at 3 and 5 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 24. For more information, call 865-966-9791.

December 31, 2014

Applications are available through Wednesday, Dec. 31 for Farragut Folklife Museum’s “Quilt Show 2015: The Love of Quilts”

Applications are available through Wednesday, Dec. 31 for Farragut Folklife Museum’s “Quilt Show 2015: The Love of Quilts,” slated for Friday, Feb. 13 through Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at Farragut Town Hall. For more information, visit townoffarragut.org/quiltshow/

December 31, 2014

New Years Eve on the Square

City of Knoxville will host New Years Eve on the Square with the dropping of the ball and fireworks at midnight, Wednesday, Dec. 31, at Market Square. For more information, call 865-215-4248.

December 31, 2014

Knoxville Christian Center will hold its New Year’s celebration

Knoxville Christian Center will hold its New Year’s celebration from 7 p.m. to midnight, Wednesday, Dec. 31. Guy Penrod and Gaither Vocal Band will perform a concert from 7 to 11 p.m. Dinner will be served at 10 p.m. All events are free. For more information, call 865-690-6565.

January 1, 2015

Calhouns New Years Day 5k

Knoxville Track Club will host Calhouns New Years Day 5k at 9 a.m., Thursday, Jan 1, at Parkside Drive. For more information, call Bobby Glenn, 865-548-7664.

January 5, 2015

Taoist Tai Chi will begin two classes

Taoist Tai Chi will begin two classes from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Mondays starting Jan. 5, and from 10:30 a.m. to noon, at Peace Lutheran Church, and Sundays, starting Jan 4, at Farragut town hall. For more information, call 865-482-7761.

January 8, 2015

Knoxville Choral Society will hold auditions for all voice parts

Knoxville Choral Society will hold auditions for all voice parts from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 8. For more information, call 865-312-2440 or visit knoxvillechoralsociety.org/

January 10, 2015

Harvey Broome group will dayhike Virgin Falls State Natural Area

Harvey Broome group will dayhike virgin Falls State Natural Area Saturday, Jan. 10. The hike requires 6-7 hours to complete. For more information, call BJ and Bob Perlack, 865-229-5027, or e-mail perlack@aol.com.

January 10, 2015

Run 4 Their Live 5k/1 Mile Walk

Freedom 424 will host Run 4 Their Live 5k/1 Mile Walk at 9 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 10, at Market Squark. For more infoamtion, call Karen Harper, 865-437-8921.

January 17, 2015

Knoxville’s 2015 Diversity Day and Race Against Racism 5k

Knoxville’s 2015 Diversity Day and Race Against Racism 5k starting at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 17, at YMCA Wheatley Center. For more information, e-mail Alicia Hudson, ahudson@ywcaknox.com or visit, ymcaknox.com/

January 19, 2015

First Farragut United Methodist Church will host an eight-week course “With Hope in Mind”

First Farragut United Methodist Church will host an eight-week course “With Hope in Mind,” for those who need help coping with a loved one with mental illness, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Mondays, Jan. 19 through March 9. National Alliance on Mental Illness will offer the class. For more information, call Cookie Spillers, 865-671-0703.

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/