Knox County splash pads open tomorrow

  Knox County Parks and Recreation will open its splash pads for the 2016 season on Saturday, May 7.   Splash pads are automated water playgrounds for kids of all ages. Knox County’s splash pads are located at three parks: Carl Cowan Park, New Harvest Park and Powell Station Park. They are open, weather permitting, […]

Oak Ridge Taoist Tai Chi Open House May 7, 2016

The Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA will offer demonstrations and free lessons at two Open Houses on Saturday, May 7. The Oak Ridge Taoist Tai Chi Center at 362 E. Tennessee Avenue welcomes guests at 9:30 a.m. Participant at the Knoxville Taoist Tai Chi Center at 1205 North Central Street will greet visitors […]

Vestival pays tribute to Knoxville’s 225th Birthday

Vestival pays tribute to Knoxville’s 225th Birthday

“Then and Now” is the theme of the 16th Annual Vestival, South Knoxville Arts and Heritage Festival, sponsored by Candoro Arts & Heritage Center, which will be held Saturday, May 7, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the grounds of Knoxville’s Historic Candoro Marble Building off Martin Mill Pike in the historic neighborhood of Vestal. […]

Free Community Shred Day Saturday

ORNL Federal Credit Union will team up once again with Cintas Document Management Company for a Community Shred Day on Saturday, May 7 from 9:00 a.m. until noon at both the Oak Ridge and West Knoxville branches of ORNL FCU. ORNL Federal Credit Union members, as well as the public, are invited to bring any […]

Emerald Youth Foundation Annual Prayer Breakfast Friday

Emerald Youth Foundation Annual Prayer Breakfast Friday

Emerald Youth Foundation will host its 23rd annual prayer and fundraising breakfast Friday, May 6, at the Knoxville Expo Center. Highlights will include music by the Emerald Youth choir, a message from Emerald Youth alumnus and Marine veteran Ballard Hall, and a special time of prayer led by Cheryl “Shelly” Page, professor from Lincoln Memorial University’s Duncan School […]

North Hills Garden Club to host garden tour

The North Hills Garden Club will host a Garden Tour on Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A rain date has been set for May 14. In the event of rain, check the club’s Facebook page for postponement details. The event is open to the public.   The tour will feature seven […]

Repair of Jackson Avenue sidewalk to be finished this month

Repair of Jackson Avenue sidewalk to be finished this month

  A sidewalk rebuild on the north side of West Jackson Avenue, connecting a City-owned parking lot with Henley Street, is scheduled to be finished by the end of May.   The 45-day project, part of a $135,000 contract for two small infrastructure upgrades, is relatively modest. But the benefits of the new 5,500-square-foot concrete […]

KCHD’s next Diabetes Management Series starts May 5

KCHD’s next Diabetes Management Series starts May 5

Classes are free and open to the public The Knox County Health Department (KCHD) offers a free Diabetes Management Series several times a year to help those affected by the disease. The next four-part series takes place on Thursdays, May 5, 12, 19 and 26, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the KCHD auditorium, 140 […]

KCS Summer Transfer Window May 2-July 1

The Knox County Schools summer transfer window began Monday, May 2, 2016, and concludes Wednesday, July 1, 2016, at 4 p.m. The summer transfer window provides an opportunity for parents and/or legal guardians to request transfers for their students who meet at least one of the following criteria: • Students new to the Knox County […]

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