MAPLE HALL BOWL-IVERSARY & Comedy Showcase, Thursday, June 27th, 4pm to midnight, 414 S. Gay St. Bowl 1-hour for free (first come placement), enjoy a chef-designed dish, wash it down with a craft cocktail, and plan your next event while you’re there. Additional perks include happy hour specials, door prizes, and a fun photo booth. Comedy showcase upstairs at 8 pm. for guests 21+. More details are available on their Facebook page and website.
SAVE OUR SONS SUMMIT 2019, The Change Center, 1-6 pm, Friday, June 27. An event for young men ages 14-24, lunch and door prizes. A panel of local entrepreneurs that includes “Son of the City” Marcus D. Blair, owner of The Marq Barbiere specialty barbershop; Patrick Bardsley, CEO of Gateway Delivery; Tamaine Jones, AMJ Fitness; and Frank Shanklin of Shanklin & Sons flooring. Sponsors are Save Our Sons initiative and The Change Center. Register at Eventbrite required.
SING FOR THE CLIMATE CONCERT, Sat., June 29, 2-5 pm, Amphitheater World’s Fair Park. Free. A zero waste event, bring your reusable water bottle. Performances by Maggie Longmire & Free Soil Farm, Linda Parris-Bailey, The Emancipators, Jay Clark, TVUUC Choir, Sarah Pirkle, Greg Horne, The Accidentals and more special guests. Sponsored by TN Interfaith Power and Light. Visit climateknoxville.org for more information.
SCHOLARSHIP BANQUET CHARLES M. HALL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION, 5:30 pm, Saturday, July 6, Airport Hilton, social mingle with program and dinner at 6:30 p.m. For tickets, contact Audrey Lawrence at 865-382-6423 or Rosemary Hall at 865-254-2697.
AMC THEATRES SUMMER MOVIE CAMP, $4 for a movie, popcorn, fruit snacks, and a drink, Wednesday mornings June 5 to August 14. Recent PG movies for children up to age 16. Those under 12-years old must be accompanied by a chaperone. Young-at-heart adults are invited to bring a child. Find local schedules here. Local participating theatres include: AMC CLASSIC East Towne 10; AMC CLASSIC Foothills 12; AMC CLASSIC Knoxville 16; AMC CLASSIC Governor’s Square 10; AMC CLASSIC Highland 12.
FREE TENNIS LESSONS, Harriet Tubman Park, 5-6 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays through August 1st. Equipment is provided and lessons are free to all. Classes are given to: youth 7-18 years old; parents; and adults – it can be a family affair of fitness and greatness! The Harriet Tubman Tennis Assoc. has experienced tennis players who have voluntarily conducted these classes for many years, without seeking support, compensation or grants of any kind. For more information, contact Zimbabwe Matavou at 865-637-8246; Raymond Gill at 865-254-3032; or Dawn duke at 865-691-1327; or just show up, learn, and have fun.
THE CHANGE CENTER SUMMER CAMPS, 11 am-4pm, Tuesday-Friday through August 2. Daycare, summer camp, field trips, and enrichment programs are available for a nominal fee. For more information, call 865-951-1567.
LOCKED DOWN ON THE OUTSIDE FUNDRAISING BANQUET, Thursday, July 11, Bearden Banquet Hall beginning with a silent auction at 5:30 pm, and buffet dinner at 6 pm. The keynote speaker will be Alphonso Richard, owner of a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia, and former football defensive tackle at Clemson from 1988-1992. Youths in the program will provide entertainment. Tickets are $25; or a table of eight for $200; Sponsorships are welcomed. For additional information contact Thurman Kennebrew at email firstname.lastname@example.org; or call 865-637-7280.
KidZONE BACK 2 SCHOOL COMMUNITY SOCIAL, 6-8 pm, Weds, July 17 at The Tribe of Judah Event Center, 4101 Holston Dr.