November 19, 2009
Teaching ROAK - Random Acts of Kindness
Keeping children grounded to the real meaning of the holidays can be very difficult. Between the radio ads, TV ads and magazines, it's hard to bring them back to the true core of being thankful and enjoying the gift of giving.
By being a good role model for our kids, they will see more than our stress and frantic trips to the mall. We can start by showing our kids how important it is to help those in need throughout the season. Not only in tangible ways, but giving ...
Where: Farragut High School Auditorium - 11237 Kingston Pike, KnoxvilleWhen: 7:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow: Tickets may be purchased at the door.Cost: $5.00For more info: Visit www.JonnieW.com to learn more or to sample his material.
Where: Erin Presbyterian Church - 200 Lockett Rd, KnoxvilleWhen: 7:30 PM (11/21 and 11/27 @ 7:30PM; 11/22* and 11/28 @ 200PM)Who: Recommended for age 10+.How: Tickets may be purchased at the door (cash or check only), or at www.cmajor.net.Cost: Prices are $12 for Adults; $10 for Seniors/Students; $8 for Groups of 10 or more.For more info: Visit www.wordplayers.org for more information and to find special savings. *Performance will be signed for the deaf.
Where: Knox County Libraries Lawson McGhee Branch - 500 W. Church Ave., KnoxvilleWhen: 6:30 PMWho: Family FunHow: Be there at 6:30PM to join the fun!Cost: Free
Where: Knoxville Convention CenterWhen: 9:00 AMWho: Families.How: Visit www.etch.com for more information on purchasing tickets.Cost: Adults - $10. Children age 4-12 - $5 Children 4 and under are free. Be sure to check your Knox County School Coupon Book for savings to this event!For more info: The "Jingle All The Way Home" theme is sure to put everyone in the Christmas spirit! Come join the fun with crafts, performances, shopping, and of course Santa!
Where: Parkside Drive in front of Fleet Feet Sports - Turkey Creek shopping area, Knoxville.When: 7:30 AMWho: FamiliesHow: Register/ more information www.fleetfeetknoxville.com/HottoTrot.Cost: Registration Fee $20 - Race Day Registration Fee $25 ( Fleet Feet Sports)
Where: Participating Kroger'sWhen: 8:00 AM (Available during store hours.)Who: Kroger storesHow: Make donations in the store.Cost: Donate $1 to the cause; Donate $2 to receive a reusable bag; Donate $5 to feed a family a meal.
Where: Oak Ridge Feed and Garden 100 Dresden Rd., Oak RidgeWhen: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: Photos by Captured Memories.How: Invited to come between 10AM and 2PM.Cost: $10 includes one 5x7, additional packages are available.For more info: Call 865-381-1550 for more information.
Where: Ice Chalet - 100 Lebanon Street, KnoxvilleWhen: 12:00 PM - 5:30 PMWho: FamiliesHow: Open to public during public session hours.Cost: $5.50 Admission - $3.50 Skate Rental - Age 5 and under $3.50 (includes skate rental)For more info: Visit www.chaleticerinks.com for more information.
Where: Bath Junkie - Turkey Creek - 11655 Parkside Drive, KnoxvilleWhen: 10:00 AMWho: Young ladies, moms, dads, and even the occasional brother.How: Visit during store hours.Cost: Free to walk-in.
Where: The Farragut Building in downtown Knoxville - 530 Gay StreetWhen: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow: Open to the publicCost: FreeFor more info: Visit www.knoxvilleart.com for more information.
Where: Market Square, Krutch Park, Gay Street, KnoxvilleWhen: 6:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow: Join the celebration, starting at 6:00PMCost: Parking is Free in the City's Market Square, State Street, and Locust Street garages, and parking meters, from 6pm weekdays and all day on weekends.For more info: Be sure to try the eggnog and snow-cream provided by Mayfield Dairy, and the Hot Cocoa provided by the Salvation Army! Visit www.cityofknoxville.org/christmas for details.
* If April showers bring May flowers, what do mayflowers bring?
* What happened when the turkey got into a fight?
he got the stuffing beat out of him
* Why did the turkey cross the road?
it was the chickens day off
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*why did the man invest in feathers?
he heard the stock market was going down
let's get creative...
You will need:
-24 chocolate-striped shortbread cookies
-12 ounce package of chocolate chips
-tube of yellow decorators' frosting
Set the chocolate-striped cookies stripes down on a wax-paper covered tray, spacing them well apart.
Melt the chocolate chips in a microwave or double boiler. One at a time, stick a wooden toothpick into a marshmallow, dip the marshmallow into the melted chocolate and promptly center it atop the cookie. Using a second toothpick to lightly hold down the marshmallow, carefully pull out the first toothpick. Chill the hats until ...
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