August

Thursday, Aug 22nd Volunteer Assisted Transportation program Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee is seeking volunteer drivers for its Volunteer Assisted Transportation program. Volunteers will utilize agency-owned hybrid sedans while accompanying seniors or persons with disabilities to appointments, shopping and other errands. Training is provided. To volunteer, contact Nancy Welch at 865-673-5001 or e-mail nancy.welch@cactrans.org/.
Thursday, Aug 22nd Medic Regional Blood Center Due to high demand from regional hospitals as a result of several trauma events, Medic Regional Blood Center has a huge decrease in its blood supply last week. Specifically needed are O+ and O- donors, as well as A+. Medic headquarters is 1601 Ailor Ave. For more information, including satellite Medic donation locations, call the Medic Direct Line at 865-521-2663.
Sunday, Aug 25th First Baptist Church of Lenoir City 125th Anniversary First Baptist Church of Lenoir City will celebrate its 125th Anniversary in the 10:15 a.m. Morning Worship Service Sunday, Aug. 25. For more information, the church can be contacted online at www.firstbaptistlc.org or by phone at 865-986-9066.
Monday, Aug 26th Making Social Security Easier Town of Farragut will host a free class on Making Social Security Easier from 6 to 7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 26. Instructor Garrett Crawford of Providence Advisors Group will provide an overview on the basics of Social Security to help participants make informed decisions about when to file.  Registration deadline is Friday, Aug. 23. Register at townoffarragut.org/register in person at Town Hall or by phone at 865-218-3375.

September

Thursday, Sep 5th Authors Guild of Tennessee Authors Guild of Tennessee will hold its regular monthly meeting beginning at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 5, at Faith Lutheran Church, 225 Jamestowne Blvd., Farragut. Published authors are invited. This month’s program will be “Bill Steinorth: Social Media and the tools to optimize your presence.” For more informantion: www.authorsguildoftn.org.
Thursday, Sep 12th “Red Summer" “Red Summer” is coming to the Bijou Theatre in downtown Knoxville as part of Carpetbag Theatre’s 50th Anniversary Celebration! beginning at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 12, through Sunday, Sept. 15. Cost: is $25. Purchase tickets at  http://www.carpetbagtheatre.org/events
Thursday, Sep 19th Knoxville Symphony Orchestra performances Single tickets now are on sale to all Knoxville Symphony Orchestra performances for the 2019-2020 season, which kicks off Sept. 19-20. Single tickets may be purchased by phone or online at knoxvillesymphony.com. Call 865-291-3310 option 4.  Box office hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The 2019-20 season marks Aram Demirjian’s fourth as Music director. Season highlights include a celebration of Beethoven’s 250th year; selections from Handel’s “Messiah” on the Chamber Classics’ “Classical Christmas” program; the world premiere of “The Cycle of Life” – a violin concerto by young American composer Michael Schachter commissioned by the KSO and inspired by Richard Jolley’s installation at the Knoxville Museum of Art; a concert previewing the KSO’s historic trip to perform at the Kennedy Center; a screening of Singin’ in the Rain; and the annual Clayton Holiday Concert.