Thursday, July 18
Police Advisory and Review Committee
6 p.m., KCDC (901 North Broadway)
PARC addresses citizen concerns about the Knoxville Police Department. And in light of recent events involving a videotaped beating, maybe now's a good time to share your thoughts.
Saturday, July 20
2 Wheels for Meals
11 a.m.-2 p.m., Shafer Insurance Agency (1100 Marion St.). Donations accepted.
Attention motorcyclists! Hob-nob with your brethren at this fund-raiser for the Mobile Meals program, which delivers food to local senior citizens. There'll be live music plus a free lunch. Get more details at cycleblend.blogspot.com.
7 p.m., Regal Cinemas Downtown West. Advance tickets: $10.25.
Nuclear energy was once a big target of environmentalists, but the radioactive power source has seen its public image improve as global warming has become an even greater concern. Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker Robert Stone (GUERRILLA: The Taking of Patty Hearst) takes a look at this conversion in Pandora's Promise, running July 19-25 at Downtown West. On Saturday, a 45-minute panel discussion will take place with several ORNL heavy hitters, including Jeff Binder, ORNL's director of nuclear science and engineering.
Monday, July 22
Knox County Commission
1:45 p.m., City County Building, large assembly room.
The Knox County Non-Discrimination Ordinance sponsored by Commissioner Amy Broyles is up for its second and final reading. Will Knox County's hiring policies join the 21st century? Show your support by wearing blue!
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