Wild Bird Eggstravaganza at the UT Gardens

Register Now for Family Friendly Egg Hunt Paired with Wild Bird Education   KNOXVILLE, Tenn. ― Celebrate the coming of spring with a fun family educational event on Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the UT Gardens. Come learn about wild birds, the vegetarian side of their diet and how to […]

Tennessee Stage Company Announces Auditions For SHAKESPEARE ON THE SQUARE

The Tennessee Stage Company holds auditions for the 2018 Shakespeare on the Square season on Saturday, March 3, from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., and Sunday, March 4, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., at First Presbyterian Church, 620 State Street.   Auditionees are requested to prepare two contrasting monologues, at least one classical, of no more […]

Meet Your Reps: Hugh Nystrom, Lynne Fugate, Andrew Roberto

  Join 4th District County Commissioner Hugh Nystrom, 4th District School Board Representative Lynne Fugate, and 2nd District City Councilman Andrew Roberto for “Meet Your Reps” on Wednesday, February 28. This will be an opportunity for residents in the Bearden/West Knoxville area to meet with their local representatives on school board, county commission, and city […]

KCS Reschedules Strategic Plan Community Meetings for Districts 3 and 8

Due to inclement weather and closings for the flu, two of Knox County Schools’ strategic plan community meetings—at Carter Middle and Cedar Bluff Middle—had to be rescheduled. The Carter Middle School meeting has been set for Tuesday, Feb. 27. The Cedar Bluff Middle School meeting has been set for Thursday, March 8. The meetings represent […]

Registration now open for 2018 Neighborhood Conference

Neighborhood leaders, supporters and residents who want to learn more about the value of strong neighborhoods are invited to The Neighborhood Conference, being held Saturday, March 24, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marriott, 501 E. Hill Ave.   Admission is free, but everyone planning to attend – residents, speakers, exhibitors, volunteers, public officials […]

The Road to Suffrage: Knoxville – March 18, 2018

  A program of the Tennessee Woman Suffrage Centennial Collaborative Celebrating the Achievement. Continuing the Legacy: The Tennessee Woman Suffrage Centennial, 1920 – 2020 1-4 P.M., East Tennessee History Center, 601 S. Gay St., Knoxville – 865-215-8824   Tennessee figured prominently in the quest for woman suffrage when a young man’s vote in the Tennessee […]

Land Use Map Updates Coming to North and West City

Map updates in two of the Metropolitan Planning Commission’s (MPC) city planning sectors are underway, and we need to hear your thoughts. MPC is holding an open house for citizens to participate in the process to change the way Stream and Slope Protection Areas are displayed on maps for the North and West City Planning […]

State Board of Education Releases Second Annual Teacher Preparation Report Card

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — On Thursday, the Tennessee State Board of Education released the 2017 Teacher Preparation Report Card, a tool that Tennesseans can use to learn more about the effectiveness of teachers who graduate from all approved Tennessee educator preparation programs.   The Report Card uses multiple metrics, including a profile of recent graduates, their […]

This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

 February is full of love, music, learning how to swing dance, art and events to honor Black History Month. Here’s what’s going on across Tennessee this week. For a complete list, visit tnvacation.com/calendar. Ongoing  Pulaski – Schedule a fudge tour at Milky Way Farm. See the 1930s home of candy legend Frank Mars for a […]

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