Thursday, April 19
City Pension Workshop
5:30 p.m., City County Building, Large Assembly Room.
Pension mania continues! Earlier this month, Mayor Rogero presented a report with five alternative pension plan designs for future city employees. City Council will also be discussing pension plans on Monday, same time, in the Small Assembly Room.
Friday, April 20
2012 Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Conference. $65.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rothchild Catering & Conference Center (8807 Kingston Pike).
The Equality Coalition for Housing Opportunities is sponsoring this day of fair housing seminars with the theme: "Let's talk about Sex ... And Discrimination." Mayor Rogero is keynote speaker. Register at fairhousingtennessee.net.
Saturday, April 21
Earth Day Festivals
Check our Calendar section for info on EarthFest at Pellissippi State Community College and the EarthBeats Festival at World's Fair Park.
Human Animal Bond in Tennessee Meeting
10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., UT College of Veterinary Medicine, Room A118. Free.
No, not that. HABIT sponsors animal-assisted therapy programs at nursing and retirement homes, assisted living centers, hospitals, physical rehabilitation centers, and area schools. If you're interested in volunteering, please attend for info (but do not bring your pets).
Monday, April 23
Knox County Commission Meeting
1:45 p.m., City County Building
Go to knoxcounty.org/commission for a (hopefully) updated agenda.