One cool friend by Toni Buzzeo is the delightful story of a boy who befriends a penguin, and it's coming to life through song and dance at the Children's Festival of Reading. It will then tour 10 branches of the Knox County Public Library system. Dollywood has taken the book, which is part of the Imagination Library collection, and set it to song and dance.
What do Dolly Parton, butter cream, and diapers have in common? The Great Cake Bake! East Tennessee's fanciest cake decorating competition takes place this Saturday, February 22 from 12 - 5 p.m. in the Tennessee Terrace at UT's Neyland Stadium. This year's competition will feature more than 170 cakes. Tickets are $10, and children under 12 will be admitted for free.
On February 15, Lawson McGhee Library will close for repairs. All other library locations will remain open in their regular schedule. Two programs previously scheduled at Lawson McGhee on that Saturday have been postponed. Life 101, Bike Safety will now take place on February 22 at 2:00 p.m. Also, Sean McCollough, who was scheduled to play at Lawson McGhee's Saturday Stories and Songs this Saturday has been moved to March 1 at 11:00 a.m.
Riding a bike is all fun and games until someone gets a flat. Knox County Public Library is pleased to introduce a new program to help teens develop some practical life skills, including bike maintenance. Life 101 is a new series at Lawson McGhee Library on Saturdays at 2:00 pm. It's aim is to teach teenagers some important life skills for their future. The programs are free and open to all area teens. No reservation required.