Knoxville Parks and Recreation will host its 13th annual Teen Step Show Saturday, April 27, at 6 p.m. at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium.   Twelve step teams and three dance teams from Tennessee and four other states will bring their most creative moves as they compete for prizes awarded for performance on stage and performance […]

KAT offers free rides for National Get On Board Day

Get on Board for Public Transit Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) will join with around 200 other public transportation systems nationwide to participate in National Get On Board Day on Thursday, April 25.  KAT will offer service fare-free to encourage the public to ride and show their support for transit.   “Now is a great time […]

Race for Recovery this Saturday

On Saturday, April 27, the Cornerstone of Recovery Alumni Association will host its annual “Race for Recovery,” a 5K run/walk/stroller run to benefit Susannah’s House, an East Tennessee-based nonprofit treatment program for mothers seeking recovery. Public scorn tells them they’re unfit, that their children would be better off without them or that their offspring will […]

Booth Slots Open for The Neighborhood Conference

If you are a non-profit that works in or with neighborhood organizations and are not already signed up for a booth at The Neighborhood Conference on Saturday, May 18, please contact Sarah Henson at or 215-3232.   There are several slots open, but they are filling fast.   Please provide Sarah with the following […]

Author Jerry Morton releases podcasts

~ from the Authors Guild of Tennessee Author Jerome “Jerry” Morton grew up in a Coast Guard family under circumstances that provided him with some unusual experiences and insights. Thanks to those experiences, Morton has developed a collection of short stories that relate unusual and noteworthy experiences he had in his early life and into […]

KGIS Workshop to Show Advanced Material

~ from the Office of Neighborhoods The Office of Neighborhoods will host an advanced workshop on how to make full use of on Thursday, Apr. 25. The workshop will be held at the City’s Public Works Building, 3131 Morris Ave., from 6 to 8 p.m.   Previously, the Office of Neighborhoods held a beginner’s […]

Governor Lee’s ESA Proposal Passes House Finance Committee

~from Tennessee Federation for Children  Governor Bill Lee’s Education Savings Account proposal cleared its final House committee vote (last night), passing the full House Finance Committee. The proposal will now head to the full House floor for consideration. “With tonight’s vote, we’re a step closer to giving parents and students the freedom in education they […]

Dogwood Arts Festival next weekend

FRIDAY, APRIL 26 – SUNDAY, APRIL 28 ~from Dogwood Arts The Dogwood Arts Festival features a fine art market, live music, artist demonstrations, and hands-on activities for the entire family. Established in 1961, this is one of the most celebrated events in Knoxville with an estimated attendance of 40 -50,000 over the 3-day weekend each […]

City of Knoxville schedule for Good Friday

City of Knoxville offices will be closed Friday, April 19, 2019, for the Good Friday Holiday.   Waste Connections will run residential garbage and recycling routes on Friday, April 19.   Downtown trash and recycling will run on its regular schedule throughout the Easter weekend.   The City’s recycling centers will be open for recycling […]

Faith Promise Church holding teen Easter Experience, Wednesday, April 17

All teenagers and families are invited to join Faith Promise Church for Easter at Faith Promise with the only teen Easter experience in East Tennessee happening immediately after, THE EASTER BATTLE ROYALE!  This is an Easter experience like no other!  If the words Nerf Guns, Easter Eggs filled with Air-Pods and DollyWood Tickets, as well […]