July 24, 2014

Pellissippi State Community College new “cohort” options

Pellissippi State Community College is adding several new “cohort” options to its degree and certificate offerings this fall, with courses scheduled to be convenient for working adults. For more information, call 865-694-6400 or visit, pstcc.edu/cohorts/

July 24, 2014

Farragut Folklife Museum online survey

Farragut Folklife Museum asks Farragut community members to complete a brief online survey at townoffarragut.org/museum/

July 24, 2014

Turkey Creek Medical Center looking for volunteers

Turkey Creek Medical Center is looking for some early risers to volunteer to greet surgery patients and their families, escort them to pre-op, keep in contact with their family members and loved ones as they progress through surgery and into recovery. Customer service skills, a willingness to help, and a love of early mornings are qualities for this volunteer position. For more information, call Barb Wright, 865-218-7071.

July 24, 2014

American Rosie the Riveter Association

American Rosie the Riveter Association is looking for women who worked on the homefront during World War II to acknowledge with a certificate and have their stories placed in its archives. For more information, call 888-557-6743 or e-mail americanrosietheriveter2@yahoo.com/

July 24, 2014

New trail Volunteer Programs

Knox County, City of Knoxville, town of Farragut, Ijams Nature Center, Outdoor Knoxville and Visit Knoxville now are offering new trail Volunteer Programs to Farragut citizens. The program requires volunteers to be at least 18 years of age, to own a cell phone, to pass a national background check and to attend a training session. For more information, call 865-215-6600 or visit, knoxcounty.org/parks/

July 24, 2014

King University three new programs

King University has added three new programs to its Hardin Valley Campus offerings including Elementary K-6 Licensure, Secondary 7-12 Licensure and Master of Education with Licensure. The three new programs will start in August. For more information, call 800-362-0014 or visit admissions@king.edu/

July 24, 2014

Governor’s 2014 Environmental Stewardship Awards

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is inviting Tennesseans to submit nominations for the Governor’s 2014 Environmental Stewardship Awards. The awards recognize Tennesseans who go beyond to protect the state’s diverse environment. For more information, visit http://www.tn.gov/environment/gov-awards.shtml/

July 24, 2014

ORNL Federal Credit Union accepting scholarship applications

ORNL Federal Credit Union is accepting applications for the B.A. Candler/ORNL FCU scholarship to The University of Tennessee, Knoxville for the 2014-2015 school year. The scholarship provides $1,000 toward the cost of tuition, books and other school-related expenses. To be eligible to compete for this scholarship, applicants must be a member of ORNL FCU or have a family member that is a member, and must be enrolled or planning to enroll at UTK, to pursue a four-year degree. For more information, visit www.ornlfcu.com/ 

July 24, 2014

Knox County students eligible for scholarships

Knox County students are eligible for the B&W Y-12 Scholarship, the Harold W. Canfield Memorial Scholarship, the Gordon W. and Agnes P. Cobb Scholarship, the James K. Goldston INFOSEC Scholarship, the Michael David Greene Memorial Scholarship, the Knox Central High Class of ’50 Alumni Association Scholarship, the Knox Central High Class of ’50 Alumni Association-Strader Scholarship, the Knoxville Business Association Scholarship, the Brandy Maples Memorial Scholarship, the Hugh B. Martin Memorial Scholarship and the Lawrence Strader Boy Scouts of America Scholarship. For more information, call 865-524-1223 or visit www.easttennesseefoundation.org/

July 24, 2014

“Zinio for Libraries”

Knox County Public Library has announced a service that allows library cardholders to download current magazines to a variety of electronic devices. “Zinio for Libraries” provides digital access to 75 full color interactive magazines from art, photography, science and technology. For more information, visit www.knoxlib.org/

July 24, 2014

Medic Regional Blood Centers in need of all blood types

Medic Regional Blood Centers are in need of all blood types, especially the negative types. For more information, call 865-524-3074.

July 26, 2014

Pancake Breakfast fundraiser

Farragut High School Band will hold its Pancake Breakfast fundraiser from 8 to 10 a.m., Saturday, July 26, at Aubrey’s. Cost is $5 at the door. For more information, call Jennifer Lackey, 865-696-2524.

July 26, 2014

“Family Movie Night”

Westside Unitarian Universalist Church will host two movie nights on Saturdays throughout the summer. “Family Movie Night” will feature films for children ages 5 and up. “Movies That Matter” will feature mature films dealing with faith, spirituality and helping others. For more information, visit westideuuc.org/

July 29, 2014

Storytellers at Sherrill Hills

Four of East Tennessee’s storytellers – Bill Landry, Sam Venable, Jim Claborn and Elizabeth Rose – will take stage from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, July 29, at Sherrill Hills. Donations of $5 at the door will benefit Mobile Meals. For more information, call Sara Hornbeck, 865-693-0551.

August 1, 2014

“Succession Planting, keep growing all year”

Knox County Master Gardeners will host “Succession Planting, keep growing all year,” from 3:15 to 4 p.m., Friday, Aug. 1, at Humana Guidance Center. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-329-8892.

August 1, 2014

Theatre Festival

Clayton Center for the Arts will host its Fourth Annual Theatre Festival with multiple shows beginning Friday and running through Sunday, Aug. 1-3. Cost is $40 for adults and $25 for children, which will cover the entire weekend. For more information, visit claytonartscenter.com/

August 2, 2014

University of Tennessee Gardens annual symposium

The University of Tennessee Gardens will host its annual symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 2. Cost is $30 for adults and $15 per college student. For more information, call Derrick Stowell, 865-974-7151.

August 2, 2014

Mac Post’s Biodiversity Tour series

Harvey Broome Center group will take-a hike as part of Mac Post’s Biodiversity Tour series Saturday, Aug. 2. For more information, call Mac Post, 865-805-0980.

August 2, 2014

The University of Tennessee Medical Center Hospice garage sale and fundraiser

The University of Tennessee Medical Center Hospice will host a garage sale and fundraiser benefiting Hospice Promise Foundation from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 2, at Asbury United Methodist Church. For more information, visit, lhcgroup.com/foundation/

August 3, 2014

Taoist Tai Chi Society beginning class

Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA will hold a new beginning class from 9 to 11 a.m., Sundays, Aug. 3, in Farragut town hall. For more information, call 865-482-7761 or visit taoist.org/

August 5, 2014

Pellissippi State Community College orientation

Pellissippi State Community College orientation has been set for the fall 2014 semester for students from 5 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 5; 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 8, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 22, at Hardin Valley Campus. Aug. 8 orientations include a session for veterans. For more information, visit pstcc.edu/orientation/

August 5, 2014

“Beat the Heat with Summer Splash Pad Fun!”

The Town of Farragut is partnering with Knoxville Moms Blog to bring “Beat the Heat with Summer Splash Pad Fun!” at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 5, at McFee Park. For more information, visit citymomsblog.com/ Knoxville/

August 5, 2014

Knoxville Day Aglow Lighthouse Outreach meeting

Knoxville Day Aglow Lighthouse will host its Outreach meeting from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 5, at New Covenant Fellowship Church. Robin Hardin, will be speaking. For more information, call Diane Shelby, 865-687-3687.

August 9, 2014

Harvey Broome Center group backpack

Harvey Broome Center group will back to one of the three original wilderness areas in the Eastern U.S. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 9-10. For more information, call Will Skelton, 865-523-2272.

August 12, 2014

Town of Farragut is offering yoga

Town of Farragut is offering yoga from 9 to 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 12 – Sept. 2, in Farragut town hall. Cost is $40. For more information, call 865-966-7057.

August 12, 2014

Town of Farragut is offering Pilates

Town of Farragut is offering Pilates from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 12 – Sept. 2, in Farragut town hall. Cost is $40. For more information, call 865-966-7057.

August 14, 2014

Assistance to Veterans

Knox County Veterans Service Office will provide information and assistance to Veterans and family members concerning VA benefits from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Aug. 14, at Frank R. Strang Senior Center. For more information, call 865-215-5645.

August 15, 2014

“Dreams of Beautiful Bulbs”

Knox County Master Gardeners will host “Dreams of Beautiful Bulbs,” from 3:15 to 4 p.m., Friday, Aug. 15, at Humana Guidance Center. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-329-8892.

August 16, 2014

Biodiversity Tour

Harvey Broome Center group will take-a-hike as part of the Biodiversity Tour by Mac Post along theAppalachian Trail Saturday, Aug. 16. For more information, call Mac Post, 865-806-0980.

August 16, 2014

13th Annual Fun with Farragut’s Fleet

Town of Farragut will host the 13th Annual Fun with Farragut’s Fleet from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 16, at Mayor Bob Leonard Park. For more information, call, 865-966-7057.

August 16, 2014

Tea and Fashion Show

Holy Cross Anglican churchwomen will present a summer Tea and Fashion Show beginning at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 16. Fashions will be provided by Chicos and modeled by members of the church. Tickets are $15 and reservations are required. For more information, call Ann Pope at 865-966-5812.

August 18, 2014

Town of Farragut is offering Zumba

Town of Farragut is offering Zumba fitness classes from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 18 – Sept. 29, in Farragut town hall. Cost is $45. For more information, call 865-966-7057.

August 23, 2014

Wonder of Hummingbirds Festival

The Fourth Annual Wonder of Hummingbirds Festival runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 23, at Ijams Nature Center. Admission is $5. For more information, visit tnbirds.org/ktos/

August 30, 2014

Nation’s largest Labor Day weekend fireworks show

Knoxville will host the Nation’s largest Labor Day weekend fireworks show at approximately 9 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 30, over the Tennessee River. Gates open at 2:30 p.m. For more information, visit boomsday.org/

September 2, 2014

“Plant a Tree Program”

The town of Farragut is offering “Plant a Tree Program:” a way to honor loved ones, by purchasing a tree to be planted in one of Farragut’s parks or along a Farragut greenway. Costs to donate are between $200-$250 and choose fro more than a dozen tree varieties. For more information, call 865-966-7057.

September 6, 2014

2014 Summer Suppers

Knox Heritage will host 2014 Summer Suppers beginning at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6, at Market Square. For more information, visit knoxheritage.org/suppers/

September 13, 2014

11th Annual Marine Mud Run

Marine Corps League Detachment will host its 11th Annual Marine Mud Run beginning at 8 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 13, at Melton Hill Park. Cost is $35 for individual before July 31. For more information, visit knoxmud.org/

September 30, 2014

Dr. Bill Bass will return to the Chamber’s Breakfast

Dr. Bill Bass will return to the Chamber’s Breakfast 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/