Clinton 12 and Black history: Green McAdoo Cultural Center exhibit, through Feb. 28, Clinton Public Library, 118 S. Hicks St., Clinton. Info: 865-457-0519.
African-American history: Exhibits, through Feb. 28, Pellissippi State Community College campuses: Magnolia Avenue, Strawberry Plains, Division Street, Blount County and Hardin Valley Road. 865-694-6400; www.pstcc.edu.
National Juried Exhibition: Through March 1, Emporium Center, 100 S. Gay St. 865-523-7543; www.knoxalliance.com.
"Contemporary Figurative": Paintings depicting the human form by Donna Talerico, Sharon Rusch Shaver, et al, through March 15, Liz-Beth & Co. Gallery, 9211 Park West Blvd. 865-691-8129; www.Liz-Beth.com.
"Illumination": Through March 22, Fountain City Art Center, 213 Hotel Ave. Info: email firstname.lastname@example.org; 865-357-2787
"The Manhattan Project-Secrets Revisited": Through May 2, Farragut Folklife Museum, 11408 Municipal Center Drive. Info: www.townoffarragut.org/museum or 865-966-7057.
Noonday Piano Recital, Trey Daugherty: 12:05 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, St. John's Cathedral, 143 W. Cumberland Ave. Free admission. Lunch available. Info: 865-525-7347.
"Magical Music of Shakespeare": Knoxville Opera Co., 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, Pellissippi State Community College, Clayton Performing Arts Center, 10915 Hardin Valley Road. Free. 865-694-6400; www.pstcc.edu.
Winter Choral Concert: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, Pellissippi State Community College, Clayton Performing Arts Center, 10915 Hardin Valley Road. Free. Info: 865-694-6400; www.pstcc.edu.
United States Navy Band: 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, Alumni Memorial Building, Cox Auditorium, 1408 Middle Drive. Free, but tickets required from UT Band Office, 227 Natalie Haslam Music Center, 1741 Volunteer Blvd. 865-974-3241.
"Americana-Our Musical Heritage": Roane Choral Society, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, Tennessee Valley Theatre, 184 W. Jackson Ave., Spring City. Cost: $10. Info: 423-365-7529; www.tennesseevalleytheatre.com.
Rock to Bach Music Festival: 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 1, New Hope Center, Y-12 National Security Complex, 602 Scarboro Road, Oak Ridge. Cost: $12; family of three, $30; children, free. Info: 865-483-5569; www.oakridgesymphony.com.
"A Woman Called Truth": WordPlayers with Carpetbag Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, Erin Presbyterian Church, 200 Lockett Road. Free. 865-539-2490.
"Charlotte's Web": 7 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays; 1 and 5 p.m. Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, through March 9, Children's Theatre of Knoxville, 109 E. Churchwell Ave. Cost: $12 or adult and child, $10 each. Info: 865-208-3677; www.childrenstheatre knoxville.com.
"Everybody Loves Opal": 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday; and 2 p.m. and 7, Saturday, Feb. 27-March 1, Powell Playhouse comedy, Jubilee Center, Callahan Road. Cost: $10; senior matinee, $5. Lunch: $10. Dinner: $15. Reservations: 865-938-2112.
"The Diary of Anne Frank": Carson-Newman Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27-March 2, Gentry Auditorium, Henderson Humanities Building, C-N University, Jefferson City. Cost: $5-$10. Info: 865-471-4163; ww.cn.edu.
"Grease": Through March 9, Cumberland County Playhouse, 221 Tennessee Ave., Crossville. "The Dixie Swim Club," through March 21. Info: 931-484-5000.
Tom Lombardo: Will read poetry from "What Bends Us Blue," 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, Union Avenue Books, 517 Union Ave. Info: 865-951-2180; www.unionavebooks.com.
Clarence Brown's "Trip to Bountiful" cast: Including Carol Mayo-Jenkins and David Alley; with Gerald Wood, author of "Voice of an American Playwright: Horton Foote," 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, Union Avenue Books, 517 Union Ave. Info: 865-951-2180; www.unionavebooks.com.
Knoxville Writers' Group: Former flight attendant Bobbi Phelps Wolverton with her memoir, "Behind the Smile," 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, Naples Italian Restaurant, 5500 Kingston Pike. Lunch: $12. RSVP by Feb. 24: 865-983-3740.
The Bookaholics: Will discuss "The Cove" by Ron Rash, noon, Wednesday, Feb. 26, Union Avenue Books, 517 Union Ave. Info: 865-951-2180; www.unionavebooks.com.
Amy Greene: Will read/sign "Long Man," 2 p.m. Sunday, March 2, Union Avenue Books, 517 Union Ave. 865-951-2180; www.unionavebooks.com.
Old Gray Cemetery poetry contest: For East Tennesseeans age 16 and up. Deadline: March 14. Mail two copies of poems (up to three poems per entry): Old Gray Cemetery, PO Box 806, Knoxville, TN 37917. Free. Info: www.oldgraycemetery.com or 865-522-1424.
Civil War Lecture series: Dr. Joan Markel will discuss Civil War photographer George Barnard, 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, 1327 Circle Park Drive, UT campus.
The Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson: "Speaking Truth to Power: The Work of Justice in a World of Violence," 7 p.m. Monday and 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24-25, Maryville College, Clayton Center for the Arts, 502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville.
Dr. Daniel Yoder: UT Agriculture Institute'sStormwater Management Assistance Research and Training Center and "The SMART Approach to Stormwater Management," 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, Roane State Community College, 701 Briarcliff Ave., Oak Ridge. 865-483-3571; www.utarboretumsociety.org.
Eye Witness Views of the Israeli Palestinian Conflict: Four local community members (two Israeli and two Palestinian) will share their stories, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, UT Hodges Library Auditorium, 1015 Volunteer Blvd. Info: 865-690-6343.
Engin Ayvaz: Humphrey Fellow and director of foreign languages at Yasar University in Izmir, Turkey, will speak, 12:25 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 27, Pellissippi State Community College, Goins Building Auditorium, 10915 Hardin Valley Road. Info: www.tncis.org or 865-539-7280.
Black History Month Faculty lecture: "John Brown: Maniacal Egotist or Moral Crusader?" by Joy Ingram, 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, Pellissippi State Community College, Goins Auditorium, 10915 Hardin Valley Road. 865-694-6400.
Kathryn Braund: "Wild, Ungovernable Young Men: Rethinking the Creek War and the War of 1812," 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, University Center, Shiloh Room, 1502 W. Cumberland Ave. 865-974-7077; email email@example.com.
Computer Basics: 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, Clinton Public Library, 118 S. Hicks St., Clinton. Free. Info: 865-457-0519; www.clintonpubliclibrary.org.
Rowing: Learn to Row Day sessions, 9-11 a.m. or noon-2 p.m. Saturday, March 1, Oak Ridge Rowing Association Boathouse, 697 Melton Lake Drive, Oak Ridge. For ages 14 and up. Free. www.orra.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
LifeSigns: Coaching/mentoring classes for women age 16 and up, starting Monday, March 3, Hiwassee College, Madisonville, Tenn. Info: 423-520-6316 or www.lifesigns.us.
Flatpicking guitar: Intermediate/advanced workshop by Steve Kaufman, 7 p.m. Friday; 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 7-8, MainStay Suites, 361 Fountain View Circle, Alcoa. Cost: $90. Info: 865-982-3808 or email email@example.com.
K-TOWN Youth Empowerment Network Parent to Parent Support meetings: For parents whose children have been diagnosed with mental illness; 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, Fort Hill Building, first floor, 901 E. Summit Hill Drive. Alicia, 865-474-6692.
Ask the Pharmacist: Current Oncology Drugs and Future Trends: Lorraine McIntosh, Tennessee Cancer Specialists, to discuss cancer treatment medicines, medicines used for symptom relief, possible interactions with oncology drugs, future trends in oncology treatment modalities; 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, Cancer Support Community, 2230 Sutherland Ave. Free. Register: 865-546-4661.
Complementary Health Education Organization (CHEO) of Knoxville: Paul Kelly to present "Motion is Lotion: Why?", 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, Rarity Bay Community Activity Center, 150 Rarity Bay Parkway, Vonore. 865-617-7292 or www.CHEOknox.org
"Healing Illness Through the Gut with Food and Herbs": Taught by Rachel Milford; 1-2:15 p.m. Saturday, March 1, Erin's Meadow Herb Farm, 132 England Lane, Clinton. $30. Register: 865-435-1452.
"Stroke Care -- Know the Signs, Act in Time": Speakers Christy Lane of Fort Sanders Stroke Center, Dr. Paul Peterson of Neurosurgery and Spine Center and Macy Wade of Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center discussing signs and symptoms of stroke, hospital management, surgical management and stroke rehabilitation; 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 8, Classroom 1, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. Free; hosted by Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc., Upsilon Chi Chapter. Continuing Education Credits available for fee. Register: Mona Dockery, 865-719-1960.
Southern Select Alpaca Show: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, March 1-2, Sevierville Events Center, 202 Gists Creek Road, Sevierville. Fiber arts classes, children's activities and 500 Alpacas. Free.
Beta Sigma Phi, Xi Master chapter: Luncheon/meeting, 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, Chapter House. Info: 865-689-1293.
Ossoli Circle: 9:45 a.m. Monday, Feb. 24, 2511Kingston Pike. Susan Dakak on Middle East dialog; "Piano Selections," by Slade Trammel and lunch. 865-577-4106.
American Association of University Women, Oak Ridge: "Adventures in Teaching in an Inner City School," by Anne Loy, 11:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 24, First Presbyterian Church, Activities Building, Room 102, 1051 Oak Ridge Turnpike. Lunch: $8. Reservations: 865-483-1043.
Zeta chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma: Julie Hopson Golden and Sara Lee Taylor will speak, 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, Powell High School, 2136 W. Emory Road, Powell. Dinner follows. Info: 865-922-1625.
Rocky Top Decorative Painters: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, Square Dance Center, 828 Tulip Ave. NW. Social at 9. Info: 865-966-0429.
Altrusa Club: Lunch with Dr. Lonnie Love of ORNL with "Bringing Robotics to Life," 11:45 a.m Wednesday, Feb. 26, Oak Ridge Utility District Office Conference Facility,120 S. Jefferson Circle, Oak Ridge. Cost: $13. RSVP by Feb. 24: email firstname.lastname@example.org. 865-719-0962.
Bits 'n Pieces Quilt Guild: Patty Ashworth, Pat Melcher and Sally Wyrick will demo bowl kosies and more, 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, Norris Community Center, Norris. Social at 1. Info: 865-498-0124 or email email@example.com.
Porcelain Artists: Paula Collins' demonstration and teaching video, 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, Middlebrook United Methodist Church. Bring lunch and china to show. Info: 865-579-0716.
Knoxville Philatelic Society: "KnoxPEx 2014" Stamp Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, March 1-2, Holiday Inn Cedar Bluff, 9134 Executive Park Drive. Free. Info: www.stampclubs.com/knoxville/ or 865-470-9967.
East Tennessee Postcard Club: Quarterly meeting/lunch, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 1, Puleo's Grill, 110 Cedar Lane. Members/guests may shop/discuss collections. Info: 865-712-7126 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Martha Washington Garden Club: Peg Beute of Ijams Nature Center with Spring ideas and container gardening, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, Lake Hills Presbyterian Church, 3805 Maloney Road. 865-671-7744.
Garden Guild: Carole Whited with "50 Plants that Changed the Course of History" and "Family Ties" Design of the Month, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, Norwood Church of Christ, 6001 Central Avenue Pike. Info: 931-265-3595.
Polk County High School Alumni Association: Seeking nominations for Hall of Fame. Provide a list of the graduate's qualifications and an essay (200 words or less). Deadline: April 1. Email email@example.com or mail: Polk County Alumni Association, PO Box 353, Benton, TN 37307. Alumni banquet, June 7.
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