The Weekly Plan-It: April 11-April 17

Highlights of the week ahead

Thursday, April 11

Regional Greenway Planning Meetings

9 a.m., 1:30 p.m., or 5:30 p.m., Maryville Municipal Building (416 W. Broadway Ave.)

Have an interest in being able to walk to Townsend via greenways? Then you might want to hit one of these workshops looking at the Maryville-to-Townsend route, part of an overall goal for a greenway from Knoxville to Townsend. Head over to for more info.

Friday, April 12

International Festival of Cultures

4 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Pellissippi State Hardin Valley Campus, Goins Building College Center. Free.

The sixth annual festival features global music, culture, and food, as well as the works of Russian artist Alex Cherepov and a performance by Andrea Moreira, director and choreographer of Dance Brasil Entertainment.

Saturday, April 13

The Digital Storytelling Project

2 p.m.-4 p.m., Pellissippi State Magnolia Avenue Campus, Community Room. Free.

As part of a PlanET/Carpetbag Theatre/Project GRAD program, six students from Austin East High School have produced videos to share their personal stories about creating change in local communities. Covering topics like the environment, health, transportation, and the economy, the filmmakers will be also be available at a meet-and-greet session.

Talahi Plant Sale

9 a.m.-2 p.m., Lakeshore Park. Free.

The Knoxville Garden Club's 49th annual plant sale offers just that—but there's also the Marketplace for gardening accessories, the Green Elephant section for used items, the Kudzu Café for lunch, and the Sugar Shack for baked goods. Sales from last year's event benefitted over 15 community and education projects.

Wednesday, April 17

Books Sandwiched In: Wanda Sobieski

Noon, East Tennessee History Center, Auditorium. Free.

The Knoxville attorney who helped raise money for the women's suffrage statue on Market Square discusses former Vermont governor Madeleine Kunin's The New Feminist Agenda: Defining the Next Revolution for Women, Work, and Family.