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Rick Springfield and The Dirty Guv’nahs headline 2013 Secret City Fest.

Rick Springfield and The Dirty Guv’nahs headline 2013 Secret City Fest.

It’s Secret City Festival time again in Oak Ridge! The bands have been selected, the schedule is filling up, and tickets to this year’s headliner concerts go on sale Monday, May 6.  Tickets are priced at an early bird rate of $17. After June 7, ticket prices go up to $20.  
            

The Area's Largest Used Book Sale kicks off this weekend

The Area's Largest Used Book Sale kicks off this weekend

The 2013 Annual Used Book Sale, organized by the Friends of the Knox County Public Library, starts this at the Knoxville Convention and Exhibition Center under the Holiday Inn World's Fair Park.

More than 100,000 fiction and non-fiction books will be on sale to the public for $1 (for children) to $2 (adults). Affordable movies, magazines and music will also be offered, as well as a special selection of rare or collectible books.

The sale helps raise funds to support special library programs for children, teens and adults. 

Fast-a-thon to benefit The Love Kitchen

Fast-a-thon to benefit The Love Kitchen

 

The Muslim Student Association at the University of Tennessee prepares to kick-off its 12th annual “Fast-a-thon,” an event that hopes to raise more than two thousand dollars for the Love Kitchen, a local food pantry, in a single day. 

The Knoxville Track Club Walking Program

The Knoxville Track Club Walking Program

 

Knox Walks is a fitness walking program aimed at helping participants make a healthy lifestyle change through regular walking. If you are looking to walk with a group and add more activity to your day, then please join us for exercise and camaraderie. Participants are asked to commit to attending one group walk every week for 10 weeks. In return, walkers will receive weekly educational material on fitness and nutrition, a t-shirt, other goodies, and entry to the KTC EXPO 5-Mile Walk on May 25th.

Find out more at the Knoxville Track Club's website.

Easter Brunch and Dinner aboard the Volunteer Princess

Easter Brunch and Dinner aboard the Volunteer Princess

 

Volunteer Princess Cruises is continuing its tradition of offering a new and exciting way to dine on Easter Sunday. This year, it will be offering both brunch and dinner cruises on Sunday, March 31. The luxurious yacht is the sure way to impress those guests from out of town while showing them the best Knoxville has to offer this Easter Sunday.

Free Child Car Seat Checkpoint Today

Free Child Car Seat Checkpoint Today

The Knoxville Police Department will conduct a free child car seat checkpoint on today from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 917 E. Fifth Avenue.

According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA), 80% of all child restraints are used incorrectly. 

During the KPD checkpoint, child car seats will be checked by a certified car seat technician.

The technicians will provide instructions and demonstrate the correct way to install your child's car seat.

The Area's Largest Used Book Sale Coming in Early March

The Area's Largest Used Book Sale Coming in Early March