The Weekly Plan-It: April 25-April 28

Highlights of the week ahead

Thursday, April 25

Police Advisory & Review Committee

6 p.m., Inskip Baptist Church (4810 Rowan Rd.)

PARC—which reviews incidents involving police action—holds its quarterly meeting, with subcommittee reports and any case matters that need to be addressed. An open forum is also on the agenda. For more info, go to

Friday, April 26

Arbor Day Celebration

10 a.m.-6 p.m., Marble Springs State Historic Site (1220 West Governor John Sevier Highway). Free.

Marble Springs will be showing off its new arboretum trail (with guided tours 3 p.m. until 5 p.m.)—plus, a prize will be awarded to anyone who finds a native tree that is not currently on their arboretum list. Also, Kasey Krouse, Knoxville’s new urban forester, will be speaking at 5:15 p.m.

Saturday, April 27

Upcycling Event

9 a.m.-1 p.m., 1817 Grand Ave. SW. Free.

ZeroLandfill East Tennessee is sponsoring this “upcycling” event that will distribute interior design/architectural/building samples to anyone who wants them, aiming to divert these items from local landfills. So feel free to load up on flooring and tile samples, binders, upholstery swatches, etc. More info at

Sunday, April 28

Fourth & Gill Tour of Homes

1 p.m.-6 p.m., starting at Central United Methodist Church. $10.

Spend your Sunday imagining yourself living in a gigantic Victorian home, courtesy of the Historic Fourth & Gill Neighborhood Organization. The tour includes five historic homes, the church itself, and even a new house. More info:

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