Calendar of Events

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Ijams Nature Center: Events

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Category: Classes & workshops, Festivals & special events, Free event, Kids & family and Science & nature

FREE Saturday Creature Feature
January 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
10:00 - 10:15 a.m. and 1:00 - 1:15 p.m. Join us every Saturday at 10 a.m. AND 1 p.m. for a FREE Creature Feature. Stop by the Visitor's Center main courtyard for a chat with our Animal Coordinator Mabre LaFollette about one of our Education Animals. Which one? You will have to come to find out. In cold or wet weather we meet inside the lobby of the Visitor Center.

FREE Saturday Creature Feature
February 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
10:00 - 10:15 a.m. and 1:00 - 1:15 p.m. Join us every Saturday at 10 a.m. AND 1 p.m. for a FREE Creature Feature. Stop by the Visitor's Center main courtyard for a chat with our Animal Coordinator Mabre LaFollette about one of our Education Animals. Which one? You will have to come to find out. In cold or wet weather we meet inside the lobby of the Visitor Center.

HIKING CLUB: February Hike
February 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$45.00 – $75.00
ADULTS AGES 18+ The Ijams Hiking Club meets the first Saturday of each month and provides a way for hikers with moderate experience to safely enjoy the 1,000 forested acres of the Urban Wilderness with Ijams naturalists. Hike a different trail each month while enjoying the amazing nature surrounding you in whatever way you wish. Head to the front to make good time with the hiking guide, enjoy a slower pace with an Ijams naturalist to learn about plants and…

FREE Guided Trail Walk
February 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
ALL AGES On the first Saturday of each month Ijams offers a FREE guided trail walk. The walk leaves from the Visitor Center after the 10 a.m. Creature Feature. Each walk is guided by a naturalist who can answer your questions about what you are seeing, ongoing projects, future programs, and more. This is a perfect way to get to know more about Ijams Nature Center. Please bring weather appropriate clothing and water. Trails are dirt with some elevation changes…

FREE Saturday Creature Feature
February 9 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
10:00 - 10:15 a.m. and 1:00 - 1:15 p.m. Join us every Saturday at 10 a.m. AND 1 p.m. for a FREE Creature Feature. Stop by the Visitor's Center main courtyard for a chat with our Animal Coordinator Mabre LaFollette about one of our Education Animals. Which one? You will have to come to find out. In cold or wet weather we meet inside the lobby of the Visitor Center.

BIRDS-N-BAGELS: Birds of Prey
February 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
$10.00
FOR AGES 14 AND UP Red-Tail Hawk Flying in a Blue Sky Designed for adults and older children, Birds-n-Bagels provides a fun and light-hearted look at the avian world while enjoying delicious bagels from local Paysan Bakery! This month we start preparing for the spring hawk migration. Together we will learn how to look at birds of prey to find common field markings, flight patterns, behaviors, and more. We will use feathers, skulls, and live birds to get a better…

SPECIAL EVENT: Love Stinks Poetry Slam
February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$5.00
Join Ijams Nature Center and the Knoxville Poetry Slam for a night of haiku, poems, sonnets, and more about how much you love LOVE or love to hate it! This event features an open mic for poets who wish to share their work and a poetry slam so you can bring out your best work for all to hear. Tickets are $5 at the door. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the social hour; the mic officially opens at 8.…

FREE Saturday Creature Feature
February 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
10:00 - 10:15 a.m. and 1:00 - 1:15 p.m. Join us every Saturday at 10 a.m. AND 1 p.m. for a FREE Creature Feature. Stop by the Visitor's Center main courtyard for a chat with our Animal Coordinator Mabre LaFollette about one of our Education Animals. Which one? You will have to come to find out. In cold or wet weather we meet inside the lobby of the Visitor Center.

More events at http://ijams.org/events/. Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920. Hours: Grounds and trails open during daylight hours. Call for Visitor Center hours. Information: 865-577-4717, www.ijams.org

Circle Modern Dance: Classes

Category: Classes & workshops and Dance

Join Circle Modern Dance on Wednesdays and Sundays for dance classes; Open to the public and available for all ages!

Ballet: Wednesdays at 6:00 pm with Kim and Sunday at 1:00 pm with Dr. Mary
Modern: Mondays at 6:00 pm with Jeny and Sundays at 2:00 pm with Amelia

First class is Free. $10 per class with class cards and annual passes available. Every body has the right to dance!

In the Emporium Center Annex, 100 S. Gay Street, downtown Knoxville. Info: www.circlemoderndance.com