General Education

Fall 2018

All fall classes, workshops and events will be held at Farragut Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive. Register at townoffarragut.org/register, in person at Town Hall or by phone (218-3375). Payment is due at the time of registration. All credit card payments will incur a transaction fee. Cash and check payments are also accepted when registering in person. No refunds are given. The Town of Farragut is not responsible for costs associated with the purchase of supplies when a class is canceled.

Make & Take – Introduction to Basket Weaving

Friday, Oct. 5, 9 AM – 12 PM. Cost: $50. Registration deadline: Wednesday, Oct. 3. Instructor: Sheri Burns with the Appalachian Arts and Crafts Center and Pellissippi State Community College. Learn to make a charming woven basket suitable for many purposes. This class is appropriate for beginning weavers. All tools and supplies provided by the instructor.

Can We Talk – End of Life Issues Conversation Lunch & Learn

Monday, Oct. 8, 12:30 – 2:00 PM. Cost: Free. Registration deadline: Friday, Oct. 5. Instructor: Maureen Willis with Choices in Senior Care. This session discusses important end-of-life questions to examine and consider. A light lunch will be provided.

Fall into Wellness with Essential Oils

Tuesday, Oct.  9, 6:00 – 7:30 PM. Cost: Free, but you must register by Friday, Oct. 5. Instructors: Kristi Hulsey of Tennessee Thyme. Fortify and support your immune, respiratory and digestive systems and guard yourself against the stress of the season.  

Grandparents as Parents Lecture: Avoiding Pitfalls of Custody Issues

Thursday, Oct. 11, 10:00 – 11:30 AM. Cost: Free. Registration deadline: Monday, Oct. 8. Instructor: Attorney Ted Kern and the Office on Aging will present information for grandparents and other relative caregivers that are raising a family member’s children to assist them with unique parenting situations. For more information, call 524-2786.

Nature Walk with Ijams Nature Center

Saturday, Oct. 13, 10:00 – 11:30 AM. Cost: $4 for individuals, $10 for families (up to two adults and any children under 18 years old). Registration and payment deadline: Wednesday, Oct. 10. Location: Founder’s Park Burnside Pavilion. Instructor: Nick Stahlman from Ijams Nature Center. This leisurely nature walk will open your eyes to the animals and plants that live in our urban parks beyond blue jays and grey squirrels. Register by calling 577-4717 ext. 110 or visit Ijams.org.

Bug Safari with Ijams Nature Center

Saturday, Nov. 10, 10:00 – 11:30 AM. Cost: $4 for individuals, $10 for families (up to two adults and any children under 18 years old). Registration and payment deadline: Wednesday, Nov. 7. Location: Mayor Bob Leonard Park under the playground pavilion by the main entrance on Watt Road. Instructor: Nick Stahlman from Ijams Nature Center. Insects are the most numerous animals on the face of the earth! Come out and discover how many insects share our urban wilderness. Register by calling 577-4717 ext. 110 or visit Ijams.org.

Night Walk with Ijams Nature Center

Friday, Nov. 30, 6 – 8 PM. Cost: $4 for individuals, $10 for families (up to two adults and any children under 18 years old). Registration and payment deadline: Wednesday, Nov. 27. Location: Founders Park Burnside Pavilion. Instructor: Nick Stahlman from Ijams Nature Center. The world changes at night. Together we will step out into the night to interpret its sounds, smells and sights. Enjoy the festive lights of Light the Park, too! Register by calling 577-4717 ext. 110 or visit Ijams.org.

Tax Reform: Three Things You Should Know

Tuesday, December 4, 5:30 – 7:00 PM. Cost: Free, but you must register by Friday, Nov. 30. Instructor: Robert Tardio, Master Tax Advisor of H&R Block. This session discusses important changes to tax reform that will affect virtually all taxpayers.

Stop the Bleed Training and Certification

Tuesday, Dec. 11, 6:00 – 7:30 PM. Cost: Free. Registration deadline: Monday, Dec 10. Instructor: Debi Tuggle and staff from UT Medical Center.

Make & Take a Holiday Basket – Introduction to Basket Weaving

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 6 – 9 PM. Cost: $50. Registration deadline: Monday, Dec 3. Instructor: Sheri Burns with the Appalachian Arts and Crafts Center and Pellissippi State Community College. Learn to make a charming Christmas woven basket suitable for many purposes. This class is appropriate for beginning weavers. All tools and supplies provided by the instructor.