“Reading Appalachia-Voices from Children’s Literature”: Explores a physique of work created by Appalachians, about Appalachia, Jun 16-Sept. 14, Museum of East Tennessee History, 601. S. Gay St. Exhibit is giveaway on Sundays and for children age 16 and under. Adults, $5, Mondays-Saturdays.
Historic Rugby Antique Street Fair: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Jun 21-22, Rugby, Tenn. Arts/crafts, etc.Info: www.historicrugby.org or 423-628-2441.
Summer Fest: Gospel music, Friday; music, inflatables and automobile show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; lunch 11-2; and dance, 8-11 p.m. Saturday, Jun 20-21, New Market Park, 934 W. Old Andrew Johnson Highway 11E, New Market. 865-475-1417.
Civil Rights Act of 1964 anniversary: Program, 2 p.m. Thursday, Jun 19, Beck Cultural Exchange Center, 1927 Dandridge Ave. Presentation on 1950s Hollywood attitudes and perspective “Amos ‘n’ Andy” episodes. Info: 865-546-1576.
Orion Astronomy Club: Lecture array with Dr. Amy Lovell on “Radio Astronomy in a Solar System,” 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jun 18, Grove Theater, 123 Randolph Road, Oak Ridge. Info: http://orionastronomy.wordpress.com. Star-gazing, first/third Saturdays, Tamke-Allan Observatory, Rockwood. Info: www.roanestate.edu/obs or 423-887-3780.
Governor John Sevier Memorial Association: Annual meeting/lunch, noon; and author Gordon Belt of Tennessee State Library and Archives will plead Sevier, 1 p.m. Saturday, Jun 21, Marble Springs State Historic Site, 1220 W. Governor John Sevier Highway. Free. Book signing follows. RSVP for lunch by Jun 17: 865-573-5508 or email [email protected]
Noonday Vocal Recital: Daniel Judge, bass, accompanied by Richard Sidey, 12:05-12:30 p.m. Monday, Jun 16, St. John’s Cathedral, 143 W. Cumberland Ave. Free admission. Lunch available. Info: 865-525-7347.
Steve Kaufman’s Acoustic Concerts: 7 p.m. Monday-Friday, Jun 16- 20, Clayton Center for a Arts, 502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville. Cost: $20 or $85/week. Info: 865-981-8590 or www.claytonartscenter.com.
“Summer Sounds and Sweets” with a Woodpickers: 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, Jun 20, Seymour Library, Gazebo, 137 W. Macon Lane, Seymour. Bring chairs. Free admission. Desserts, beverages available. Friends of Seymour Library, 865-573-3579.
Family Friendly Drum Circle: 4 p.m. Saturday, Jun 21, Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Ave. Have a few drums to share. For all ages. Free. Register: 865-577-4717.
Ensemble Swing Time, “Swing dancing on a Plaza”: 6 p.m. Mondays, Jun 23-July 14, Clayton Center for a Arts, Maryville. Free. Info: 865-981-8590; http://claytonartscenter.com.
“Smoke on a Mountain”: Through Aug. 8; “Annie Get Your Gun,” by Jul 11; and “Shrek a Musical,” by Aug. 31, Cumberland County Playhouse, Crossville. Cost: $13-$25. Info: 931-484-5000; www.ccplayhouse.com.
Kim DeLozier: Retired Great Smoky Mountains National Park wildlife biologist will pointer “Bear in a Back Seat” and “Bear in a Back Seat II,” 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Jun 17, Sugarlands Visitor Center, 1420 Old State Highway 73 Scenic, Gatlinburg. Info: 888-898-9102, Ext. 222.
Jeff Alt: Appalachian Trail through-hiker will pointer “A Walk for Sunshine” and “Get Your Kids Hiking,” 10 a.m.-noon, Sunday, Jun 22; Sugarlands Visitor Center, Gatlinburg; and 1-3 p.m. during Clingmans Dome Visitor Center. Info: 888-898-9102, Ext. 222.
Gun defense: Seminar on simple gun invulnerability awareness, mental/physical concepts of firearm self-defense, ranges of arms defense/actions and palm gun disarms, 10 a.m. Saturday, Jun 21, Premier Martial Arts, 8425 Kingston Pike. For Knox County adult residents. Free.
Gun safety: 11 a.m. Saturday, Jun 14, Cumberland County Playhouse, 221 Tennessee Ave., Crossville. Firearm types, gun handling, storage, etc. Free. For age 9 and up. Register: 931-484-5000.
Basic Drawing, Pottery, Sculpting a Portrait in Clay and more: Classes/workshops, Jun 16-20, Oak Ridge Art Center, Oak Ridge. Cost/info: 865-482-1441 or www.oakridgeartcenter.org.
Kumihimo beaded/braided bracelet: Class by Judith Heath, 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Jun 19, Plateau Creative Arts Center, 451 Lakeview Drive, Fairfield Glade. Cost: $17-$22. Materials, $55. Other classes available. Info: 931-707-7249.
Getting Published/Getting Paid: Seminar by Martha Rose Woodward, Saturday, Jun 21. Cost: $50. Info: email Pinkyrose53@ aol.com.
Lil’ Champs Meet-Up: Allergy-friendly children’s play group; 10 a.m. Monday, Jun 16, Cedar Bluff bend library, Children’s Room. Free. Info: Melissa Mastrogiovanni, 865-312-5366. http://joinfacet.weebly.com.
UT Hospice Adult Grief Support Group: Meetings with light supper, 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Jun 17, Jul 1 and 15, 2270 Sutherland Ave. For any adult who is pang loss. RSVP or info: Brenda Fletcher, 865-544-6277.
National Alliance on Mental Illness of Knoxville Support Group: For families and friends of people with such mental illnesses as schizophrenia, vital basin and bipolar disorder, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jun 17, First Farragut United Methodist Church, 12733 Kingston Pike. Info: 865-602-7807; email [email protected]
PK Hope is Alive Parkinson’s support organisation of East Tennessee: Columnist Sam Venable to benefaction “Warning: Living Can Be Dangerous to Your Health,” 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jun 17, Kern United Methodist Church, Family Life Center, 451 E. Tennessee Ave., Oak Ridge. Info: Karen Sampsell, 865-482-4867; www.pkhopeisalive.org.
Women with Advanced Cancer Networker: 1:30-3 p.m. Wednesday, Jun 18, Cancer Support Community, 2230 Sutherland Ave. Free. Register: 865-546-4661.
Christian Companion Family Caregiver Support Group: 12:30-2 p.m. Wednesday, Jun 18, First United Methodist Church, Room 204, 1350 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge. Discussion will concentration on how to understanding with disastrous emotions compared with caregiving and techniques to rise calm for a caregiving journey. Info: Kate or Dale Allen, 865-696-5157; www.christianfamilycaregiver.com.
With Hope in Mind Support Group: For families and friends of people with such mental illnesses as schizophrenia, vital basin and bipolar disorder, 2 p.m. Thursday, Jun 19, O’Connor Senior Center, 611 Winona St. Free. Info: 865-523-7284; email [email protected]
Al-Anon Family Groups meeting: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturdays, Park 40 Club, 9217 Park West Blvd., Building One (across from Cracker Barrel, off Cedar Bluff Road). For anyone influenced by a crony or relations with alcoholism.
“Learning About Palliative Care”: Dr. Gregory Phelps, executive of University of Tennessee Medical Center Palliative Care and Hospice, 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jun 24, Cancer Support Community, 2230 Sutherland Ave. Free; light plate provided. Register: 865-546-4661.
Complementary Health Education Organization of Knoxville: Nancy Canestaro with “Feng Shui: Tips for Getting it Right,” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jun 25, Rarity Bay Community Activity Center, 150 Rarity Bay Parkway, Vonore. 865-617-7292 or www.CHEOknox.org.
“Frankly Speaking About Multiple Myeloma”: Oncologist Dr. Richard Grapski to plead stream therapies and arriving diagnosis trends, including targeted therapies and stem-cell transplant, and handling symptoms and side effects, 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Jun 26, Cancer Support Community, 2230 Sutherland Ave. Free; light plate provided. Register: 865-546-4661.
Career Coach: Receive assistance with pursuit search, resume, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesdays, Jun 18 and Jul 9, Oak Ridge Public Library, Parking Lot, 1401 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge. Access to mechanism lab and lerned team. Free. Info: www.getonthecoach.tn.gov or email [email protected] or 865-425-3455.
National Active and Retired Federal Employees: Lunch and program, 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jun 17, Shoney’s Restaurant, 4032 N. Broadway. All active and late sovereign employees invited. Info: 865-933-0229.
Rose Center Quilt Guild: Potluck, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jun 17, Rose Center, 442 W. 2nd North St., Morristown. Show/tell and Barbara Webster will demo her sketch quilts.
ATT Pioneers of America, Life Member Club: Covered plate and business luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jun 17, Communications Workers of America Union Hall, 1415 Elm St. Info: 865-689-8586.
Newcomers Club: Meet new friends and have lunch, noon, Wednesday, Jun 18, Bearden Banquet Hall, 5806 Kingston Pike. Michelle Massey will pronounce on physique works. RSVP by Jun 16: 914-263-9859.
Southern Appalachian Back Country Horsemen: Richard Taylor of Polk County Emergency Management, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jun 19, Cleveland Community Chapel, 1843 Forest Ridge Road, Cleveland, Tenn. Info: 423-745-8804.
University of Alabama Alumni Association: Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jun 20, Cherokee Country Club, 5138 Lyons View Pike. Info: email [email protected] or 865-560-0452.
Captain W. Y. C. Hannum section 1881, United Daughters of Confederacy: Brunch and designation of officers, 10 a.m. Saturday, Jun 21, Green Meadow Country Club, Alcoa. Cost: $14. RSVP: 865-448-6716.
Ellen Renshaw House, section 2624, United Daughters of Confederacy: William L. Moss and 1864 Battle of Kenesaw Mountain, 2:30, Sunday, Jun 22, Crescent Bend, 2728 Kingston Pike. Info: 865-806-6916.
Longstreet-Zollicoffer Camp 87, Sons of Confederate Veterans: Business and James Patterson will plead a Battle of Franklin, 2 p.m. Sunday, Jun 22, Mabry Hazen House, 1711 Dandridge Ave.
Christian Women’s Connection: “Gliding Down Life’s Runway” luncheon with Holly Berry and a cake walk, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jun 25, Tanasi Cafe, Loudon. Music by Connie Eichenauer. Cost: $14. Reservations: 865-408-0371.
Chapman Highway Garden Club: Lois English, Glenna Julian and Butterflies, 10 a.m. Thursday, Jun 19, Woodlawn Christian Church, 4339 Woodlawn Pike. Info: 865-523-0805.
Lakemoor Hills Garden Club: Propagation of hydrangeas, magician hazel and camellias, 10 a.m. Thursday, Jun 19, Cyndi Klassen residence. Bring two-gallon zip close bag, gloves, clippers. Info: 865-609-0002.
Garden Study East Club: Picnic, 2 p.m. Saturday, Jun 21, Sandra Curry residence. Info: 865-524-3960.
Amedisys Hospice: Volunteers needed, 2-4 hours/week. Free classes on physical, emotional, devout caring during finish of life, 1420 Dutch Valley Road. Register: Sarah Wimmer or Bobbie Legg, 865-689-7123.
Gibbs High School Class of 1972: Reunion/class birthday party, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Jun 21, Shoney’s, 4032 N. Broadway. Order from menu or buffet. RSVP: email [email protected] or 865-986-4565.
Clinton High School Classes 1949-1955: Reunion, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jun 21, First Baptist Church, Lower Auditorium, 225 N. Main St., Clinton. Info: 865-406-1433 or email [email protected]
Clinton High School Class 1952: Reunion dinner, 5 p.m. Saturday, Jun 21, Hoskins Drug Store, 111 N. Main St., Clinton. Info: 865-406-1433 or email [email protected]
Fulton High School Class of 1964: Reunion, 6 p.m.-midnight, Saturday, Jul 19, Beaver Brook Country Club. Dressy casual. Cost: $40. RSVP by Jun 21: email [email protected] or 865-689-3272.
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