February

Sunday, Feb 23rd Black History Month in Farragut Museum Take a deep dive into Farragut history. Former state representative and local historian Robert Booker will speak at a free event in honor of Black History Month in Farragut Museum, Housed in Farragut Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive, Sunday, Feb. 23. A reception and museum tours begin at 1 p.m, and the presentation starts at 2 p.m, For more information, visit farragutparksandrec.org/historicresources or contact Historic Resources coordinator Julia Barham at jbarham@townoffarragut.org.
Sunday, Feb 23rd “Hurt, Help and Hope: A Community Conversation About Suicide" “Hurt, Help and Hope: A Community Conversation About Suicide,” a free program open to the public, will begin at 4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 23, at Middlebrook Pike United Methodist Church, 7234 Middlebrook Pike. Program includes a question-answer session in the sanctuary. Printed materials will be available in the fellowship hall, and an opportunity to talk with the speakers one-on-one. Childcare is available. Speakers include Ann O’Connor, psychologist, and the Rev. Jimmy Sherrod of Central United Methodist Church. For information, call 865-690-8641 or e-mail kristi_nelson@yahoo.com.
Tuesday, Feb 25th Join master gardeners Marsha Lehman and Jan Gangwer to learn which trees and shrubs can be pruned now, as well as the tools and best practices in pruning.  This free public event is scheduled from 1 to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 25, at West Knox County Senior Center, 239 Jamestowne Blvd, Suite 101, in Farragut. For more information, call 865-288-7805.
Tuesday, Feb 25th Identity theft class Learn when and why to be concerned about identity theft, and what to do if you become a victim, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 25, in the medium classroom at Farragut Community Center (239 Jamestowne Blvd.) Class is free. Register by Friday, Feb. 21, at townoffarragut.org/register, at the community center or by phone at 865-218-3375.
Wednesday, Feb 26th “Essential Oil: Girls’ Night Out” Join instructor Kristi Hulsey of Tennessee Thyme for the ultimate “Essential Oil: Girls’ Night Out” from 6 to 7:30 p.m, Wednesday, Feb. 26, in the medium classroom at Farragut Community Center (239 Jamestowne Blvd.). All things girly from fashion and beauty to skin care and emotions will be the topics of discussion. Participants will make support rollers. This is a free class; however, registration is required. Register by Monday, Feb. 24, at townoffarragut.org/register, in person at the community center or by phone at 865-218-3375.
Thursday, Feb 27th Stop the Bleed training and certification Stop the Bleed training and certification is from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 27, in the large classroom at Farragut Community Center (239 Jamestowne Blvd.). This class is part of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma’s effort to save lives by teaching the civilian population to provide vital initial response to stop uncontrolled bleeding in emergency situations. Class and certification are free; however, registration is required. Register by Monday, Feb. 24, at townoffarragut.org/register, in person at the community center or by phone at 865-218-3375.

March

Thursday, Mar 12th Introduction to Colored Pencils Town of Farragut will host a two-part Introduction to Colored Pencils class from 6 to 9 p.m., Thursday, March 12, and Thursday, March 19, in the medium classroom of Farragut Community Center (239 Jamestowne Blvd.). All materials will be provided. Cost for is $50 plus a supply fee. Register by Thursday, Feb. 20, at townoffarragut.org/register, at the community center or call 865-218-3375.
Saturday, Mar 28th Farragut Heath & Wellness Expo Farragut Heath & Wellness Expo, presented by Turkey Creek Medical Center, will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 28, in Farragut Community Center gym, 239 Jamestowne Blvd. Free of charge, this Expo will include all aspects of health and wellness, from health organizations and fitness businesses to financial experts — “and even a jewelry store, which has crystals and healing beads,” said Stephen Krempasky, executive director of Shop Farragut/Farragut Business Alliance. “It’s a tabletop health trade show. … It’s all about living well.”