Saturday, Jul 20th
Nationwide citizen science effort
Enjoy a nighttime opportunity to attract, collect and attempt to identify moths for a nationwide citizen science effort. Meet Nick Stahlman at the lower parking lot/restroom at McFee Park and embark on this adventure from 9 to 11:30 p.m., Saturday, July 20. Cost is $5 for individuals, $10 for families (up to two adults and four children under 18 years of age). Program is designed for ages 8 and up. Register by 5 p.m., Thursday, July 18; call 865-577-4717 ext. 127; or visit online at Ijams.org/.
Monday, Jul 22nd
Lunch and Learn “Can We Talk? End of Life Issues Conversation”
Town of Farragut will host a free Lunch and Learn “Can We Talk? End of Life Issues Conversation” from 12:30 to 2 p.m., Monday, July 22. Instructor Maureen Willis of Choices in Senior Care will discuss important end-of-life questions. A light lunch will be provided for those who pre-register by Friday, July 19, at townoffarragut.org/register, at Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive, or by phone at 865-218-3375.
Monday, Jul 22nd
Knoxville Football Officials Association
Knoxville Football Officials Association is looking to recruit new officials for area high school games, being short of the number needed to work games this fall. For more information, call Gene Mynatt at 865-306-7954 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call Howard Russell 865-771-2897 or e-mail TNReferee@bellsouth.net. KFOA’s first meeting begins at 6 p.m., Monday, July 22, at West High School’s mini auditorium.
Wednesday, Jul 24th
Knoxville Writers’ Group
Knoxville Writers’ Group will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, July 24, at the Holiday Inn, Cedar Bluff, 9134 Executive Park Drive just off Interstate 40/75 at North Cedar Bluff Road. Lunch is $14. Visitors and guests welcome. Make reservations by Monday, July 22, by calling 865-983-3740.
Saturday, Jul 27th
Mobile Pantry food giveaway
Beginning at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, July 27, Central United Methodist Church and First Farragut United Methodist Church will partner to host a Mobile Pantry food giveaway. Event will take place at Central UMC, 310 Hickory Creek Road in Lenoir City (at the junction of Highway 70 and Highway 321). Church parking lot will be open at 8 a.m., July 27. Families and residents in need of help can pick-up reservation cards at Central UMC from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday and Friday, July 25-26.. Cards also will be available Saturday morning. Food will be distributed starting at 8:30 a.m., July 27. School supplies, gently used children’s clothing and coats in all sizes also will be given away.
Wednesday, Aug 21st
2019 Introduction to Farragut program
Applications are now being accepted for 2019 Introduction to Farragut program. Itroduction to Farragut is a unique way to connect participants with the Town, providing information on its history, government structure and operations, public safety, education and volunteer opportunities, and is open to anyone interested in learning more about Farragut. Residency is not required. Program begins with a reception and program kickoff in Farragut Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive across from Farragut Branch Post Office, at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 21. Class dates are the following Wednesdays Sept. 4, Sept. 18, Oct. 2, Oct. 16 and Oct. 30. Classes begin at 6 p.m. in Town Hall and will last about two hours depending on class participation and questions. After completing the requirements, there will be a graduation ceremony at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6. All participants are invited to attend. In addition to these dates, the class will have the opportunity to tour Farragut with Town Administrator David Smoak from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26.
Program requirements include attending the kickoff reception, at least four of the five classes, one Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting (second and fourth Thursdays of each month), one Municipal Planning Commission meeting (third Thursday of each month) and participating in a class project by completing volunteer hours with a nonprofit of the Town’s choosing. Up to 20 participants will be selected; accepted applicants will be notified within 10 days of the application deadline, which is 4 p.m., Friday, Aug. 2. Register at townoffarragut.org/introtofarragut, in person in Town Hall or by e-mail to Jennifer Hatmaker at email@example.com. For general application information, e-mail Hatmaker or call 865-966-7057.