News Column

Life and Arts Announcements, June 8

June 5, 2014

By Lisa Gentry, The Knoxville News-Sentinel, Tenn.

June 05--FESTIVALS

Civil War Living History: House tours and more, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, June 14-15, Mabry-Hazen House, 1711 Dandridge Ave. Cost: adults, $5; children, $2. Info: www.mabryhazen.com or 865-522-8661.

FLAG DAY

American Legion: Flag retirement ceremony, art exhibit, barbecue lunch and more, 11 a.m. Friday, June 13, Corryton Senior Center, 9331 Davis Drive, Corryton. Free. Flags are being accepted for the event. Info: 865-215-4579.

American Flag Retirement Ceremony: Retirement of unserviceable flags by American Legion, Post 256 and Boy Scouts, 10 a.m. Saturday, June 14, Tellico Village Fire Department, 210 Chota Road, Loudon. Flag collection, through June 12, at Chota Recreation Center, Kahite Clubhouse, Tanasi Clubhouse, Tellico Village POA, Tellico Village Public Library, Tellico Village Fire Department and Vickery House, 261 Osprey Circle, Rarity Bay. 423-884-6476.

MUSIC

Noonday Brass Quintet Recital: Black Oak Brass Quintet led by Stephen Collins, 12:05-12:30 p.m. Monday, June 9, St. John's Cathedral, 143 W. Cumberland Ave. Free admission. Lunch available. Info: 865-525-7347.

Alive After Five, Streamliners Swing Orchestra and Kayley Farmer Project: 6 p.m. Friday, June 13, Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive. Cost: $10-$15; children age 17 and under, free. Info: www.knoxart.org or 865-934-2039.

Music in the Park: 6:30 p.m. Thursdays during summer, Panther Creek State Park, Spoone Shelter, 2010 Panther Creek Road, Morristown. Free. Other events coming up include a trail run, canoe trip and photography hike. Info: 423-587-7046 or email janice.e.lee@tn.gov.

Legendary Tributes Show: Terry Turner as Neil Diamond and Tom Jones; Ronnie Miller as Engelbert Humperdinck; and Bee Gees and Elvis Presley tributes, 7 p.m. Friday, June 13, High Places Community Church/Grove Theater, 123 Randolph St., Oak Ridge. Cost: $15. Benefits St. Jude's Children's Hospital and High Places. Info: 865-684-6082 or email carole@tcbshows.com.

Oak Ridge Community Orchestra: 11:15 a.m. Saturday, June 14, during Secret City Festival, Oak Ridge Civic Center, Pavilion, 1403 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge. Free. Info: www.secretcityfestival.com.

Second Saturday Concerts, The Hitmen: 6 p.m. Saturday, June 14, The Cove at Concord Park, 11808 S. Northshore Drive. Free. www.knoxcounty.org or 865-215-4750.

Smoky Mountain Blues Society: Blues Cruise with Grits from Dumplin Valley, 5-8 p.m. Sunday, June 15, Star of Knoxville, Volunteer Landing. Cost: $13 in advance; or $18. Info: 865-525-7827.

FILM

Knoxville Film and Music Festival: June 6-14, Scruffy City Hall, 32 Market Square, and vicinity. Cost: $25 and up. Info: www.knoxvillefilms.com or 865-245-0242.

"It's a Dirt Track Life-Memories of Dirt Track Racing from Dawsonville to Gatlinburg": Documentary, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 8, East Tennessee History Center, 601 S. Gay St. Free. 865-215-8824; www.EastTNHistory.org.

AUDITIONS

"The Memory of Water": Theatre Knoxville Downtown auditions, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, June 9-10, 319 N. Gay St. Info: 865-544-1999; www.theatreknoxville.com or email info@theatreknoxville.com.

"Single Ladies": SchÉ Productions auditions, 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, June 14, Eternal Life Harvest Center, Gym, 1801 Western Ave. For serious actors, singers, dancers, age 10 and up. www.scheproductions.com or email info@scheproductions.com.

THEATER

Disney's "Aladdin": Children's Theatre of Knoxville, 7 p.m. Fridays; 1 and 5 p.m. Saturdays; and 3 p.m. Sundays, June 6-22, 109 E. Churchwell Ave. Cost: $12 or adult and child together, $10 each. Info: 865-208-3677; www.childrenstheatre knoxville.com.

BOOKS/WRITERS

George Singleton: Will read and sign "Between Wrecks," 2 p.m. Sunday, June 15, Union Avenue Books, 517 Union Ave.

Terry Roberts: Will read and sign "A Short Time to Stay Here," 7 p.m. Saturday, June 14, Rebecca Johnson Theater (Historic Rugby Visitor Center), Rugby, Tenn. Info: (423) 628-2441 or email kharris1880@gmail.com.

Friends of the Oak Ridge Public Library: Local authors at Secret City Festival, June 13-14: Beverly Connor and Patricia Hope11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Mona Raridon, Eva Wike and Tollie DeGraw, 2:30-6 p.m. Friday; Dr. Tim Oesch, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; and Dr. Michael Tabor, 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Oak Ridge Civic Center, Room C, 1403 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge. Info: 865-310-0722 or www.secretcityfestival.com.

LECTURES/DISCUSSION

"Funding Your Art, Finding Cash": R. L. Gibson will discuss crowd-sourcing, grants, etc., noon, Wednesday, June 11, Emporium Center, 100 S. Gay St. Cost: $3-$5. Register in advance: 865-523-7543; www.knoxalliance.com.

Master Gardener Speakers Bureau: Summer lawn care, 3:15 p.m. Friday, June 13, Humana, 4438 Western Ave. Info: 865-329-8892.

Master Gardener Speakers Bureau: Sustainable solutions for weeds, water and insects, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 14, Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, All Saints Catholic Church, 620 N. Cedar Bluff Road. Info: UT Extension, 865-215-2340.

Civil War Roundtable: Historian Gordon C. Rhea with "Charles Whilden Views the Overland Campaign: Wilderness and Spotsylvania," 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, Bearden Banquet Hall, 5804 Kingston Pike. Dinner at 7. Cost: $15-$17. Speech only, $3-$5. Dinner RSVP by 11 a.m.June 9: 865-671-9001.

CLASSES/WORKSHOPS

Passport to Imagination: "Museum Road Trip" craft projects, 10 a.m.-noon, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, June 16-Aug. 2, Michael's, 9622 Kingston Pike and 111 Hamilton Crossing Drive, Alcoa. For children age 5-12. Cost: $2. Info: www.Michaels.com/Passport.

"A Splash of Color": Painting class for children, 11 a.m., Thursday, June 5, Imagination Forest, Powell. Cost: $5-$10. Other classes include dance, crafts, etc. Info: 865-947-7789 or visit www.imaginationforest.com.

Arts in the Gap, Mask making: Clay workshop, 9 a.m.-noon, June 16-17, 23 and 26, Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tenn. For age 16 and up. Cost: $100. Intro to clay for teens, 1-4 p.m. Cost: $75. Info: www.LMUnet.edu/artsinthegap or 423-869-6280.

HEALTH

Assistance for Veterans and their families: Representatives will provide information for health claims, education, jobs, etc., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, Mullins Shaulin Kungfu (in back, across from Lowe's), 2747 W. Andrew Johnson Highway, Morristown. Info: American Legion Post 52, 865-310-7201.

"Talking to Kids About Cancer": Licensed clinical social worker Kathleen Williams to lead parent discussion, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, Cancer Support Community, 2230 Sutherland Ave. Free. Register: 865-546-4661.

Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myleoma Netwoker: 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 12, Cancer Support Community, 2230 Sutherland Ave. Free. Register: 865-546-4661.

FITNESS

Volunteer Travelers: Western square dance students' graduation and dance, 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 13, Square Dance Center, 828 Tulip St. Tropical theme/food. Cost: $5. Info: 865-539-9593 or http://volunteertravelers.com.

CLUBS

Beta Sigma Phi, Xi Master chapter: Meeting, 1 p.m. Monday, June 9, Chapter House. Donna Schmidt will receive the Golden Circle Ritual. Lunch, 11:30 a.m. at Paris Apartment Boutique and Tea Room, 4461 Kingston Pike. Info: 865-689-1293.

Air Force Sergeants Association, chapter 479: Meeting, 4 p.m. Thursday, June 12, McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base Armed Forces Club, Alcoa. Members to bring Chapstick. Info: 636-358-7627 or email AFSA479@gmail.com.

Stephen Holston chapter, Sons of the American Revolution: 7 p.m. Thursday, June 12, Westland's Clubhouse, 1115 Orleans Drive. Info: 865-951-1606.

Rose Center Quilt Guild: Summer Pot Luck Luncheon, 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 17, Rose Center, 442 W. 2nd North St., Morristown. Show/Tell and Barbara Webster will demo her photograph quilts.

Heiskell Seniors: Lunch, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, June 12, Heiskell Community Center, 9420 Heiskell Road, Heiskell. Bonnie Peters will discuss her book on Union County history. Free. Bring dessert, a friend (and money for July bus trip). Info: 865-548-0326.

GARDEN CLUBS

Crestwood Ladybugs Garden Club: "Explaining the Miniature Flower Show" by Linda Wimbrow, 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 9, home of Bev Landguth. Info: 865-675-3585.

Dixie Highway Garden Club: "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star: The Stars have Stories" by LaQuita Misner, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 12, Saddle Ridge Clubhouse. Info: 865-966-6101.

ANIMAL RESCUE

Noah's Arc: Pet Adoption Day, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 14, Three Rivers Market, 1100 N. Central St. Adoptable dogs available. Info: www.noahsarc.petfinder.org.

Greyhound Rescue Foundation of Tennessee: Meet and Greet, noon-2 p.m. Saturday, June 14, PetSmart, 214 Morrell Road. Adoptable former racing dogs will be in attendance with foster families. Info: www.greyhoundrescue.org or 865-539-9942.

REUNIONS

Edmond Bailey family: Reunion of descendants, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 15, First Baptist Church, 11 Town Square, Burnsville, N.C.

Spangler-Richardson families: Reunion, noon, Saturday, June 21, historic Davis Chapel School, 1073 Davis Chapel Road, Lafollette, Tenn. Info: email JoeStephens10@hotmail.com.

Central High School Class of 1979: Reunion, 6 p.m.-midnight, Saturday, Aug. 16, Beaver Brook Country Club, 6800 Beaver Brook Drive. Cost: $30. Deadline: July 11. Casual dress. Info: email: Tracey3801@bellsouth.net or 865-661-9485.

West High School Class of 1964: Reunion, 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, Club LeConte, Gay Street. Cost: $55. School tour and picnic scheduled. 865-385-0716.

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