Zoo Knoxville Hosts Star Wars Character Day March 19

Zoo Knoxville Hosts Star Wars Character Day March 19

  Meet your favorite “Star Wars” characters without making a trip to a galaxy far, far away!  On Saturday, March 19, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., “Star Wars” characters will be meeting fans and posing for photos at Zoo Knoxville.   The day will also feature a Jedi Training Camp for aspiring Padawans that […]

Gatlinburg Firefighters Run For Money

Gatlinburg Firefighters Run For Money

5K Race to fund community programs. The Gatlinburg Firefighter’s Association is sponsoring the 5th Annual Fit for Duty Firefighter’s 5K & 10K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 9, 2016.  The 9:00 a.m. race begins in front of the Gatlinburg Fire Department at 1230 East Parkway, rain or shine.  The race is open to men, women and […]

Annual Fountain City Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday

When: Saturday March 19th, 2016 Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Where: Fountain City Park The Annual Fountain City Easter Egg Hunt is here! It is a yearly tradition bringing together kids of all ages and their parents to enjoy a fun day of vendors, games, bounce house, magic shows, and, of course, Easter egg […]

Farmers Market Winter Market

The New Harvest Park Farmers Market is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day-themed winter market today from 3 to 6 p.m. inside the building at New Harvest Park, 4775 New Harvest Lane.   At the market, farmers will have an assortment of fresh, seasonal produce to choose from as well as meats, eggs and honey. There will […]

Scottish Genealogy Workshop to be at Blount County Public Library

Many people in East Tennessee have roots that extend across the Atlantic to Scotland, but finding information about those Scottish links may seem difficult or impossible. If you know, or even suspect, that you have ancestors from Scotland, then you’re in luck with gaining some assistance in that search for family. A genealogy workshop, “Scottish […]

Public input sought for new park development in South Knox County

Public input sought for new park development in South Knox County

Public Meeting: Monday, March 21 4 to 6 p.m. City County Building Small Assembly Room   Public Meeting: Thursday, March 24 5 to 7 p.m. Mount Olive Elementary School Cafeteria 2507 Maryville Pike   Last year, Knox County acquired a 70-acre tract that adjoins IC King Park and connects to Maryville Pike. The acquisition will […]

KAT to Celebrate Bus Operators with Photography Exhibit

KAT to Celebrate Bus Operators with Photography Exhibit

  Bus operator Ruby Hall Mayor Madeline Rogero will be introducing a new photography exhibit at Knoxville Station Transit Center’s Essie Johnson Community Room this Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.  The exhibit, in honor of Transit Driver Appreciation Day, highlights over 20 bus operators and features vignettes about their experiences behind the wheel. […]

 Blackberry Farms Homestead Education presentation to be at Blount County Public Library

 Blackberry Farms Homestead Education presentation to be at Blount County Public Library

With spring weather making more frequent appearances, those who love to garden are earnestly tamping seeds into the rich soil while eagerly awaiting the harvest of fruits and vegetables for the table. “Good gardeners cook and good cooks garden” says Jeff Ross, Farmstead Educator at Blackberry Farms. With more than twenty years of experience producing […]

Winners of the Black History Month Art contest announced

Winners of the Black History Month Art contest announced

  Last week, U.S. Cellular and the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley announced the winners of the Black History Month Art contest at a special ceremony at the Boys & Girls Clubs’ Northwest Middle School location. The contest, which is in its first year in Tennessee, is designed to honor influential African-Americans […]

Photo Program: Develop a PLN (Personal Learning Network)

  The LeConte Photographic Society is proud to present a free program on Saturday, March 19th at 10:00 a.m. at the King Library in Sevierville in the Burchfield Room.  Dr. Karen Milligan will present a program showing how to Develop a PLN (Personal Learning Network).  The internet is a great place to learn new skills […]

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