BCPL S.T.E.A.M Kids
Feb
24
4:00 pm16:00

BCPL S.T.E.A.M Kids

  • Blount County Public Library

Join KBB for another great S.T.E.A.M Kids on Feb. 24 for recycled arts and crafts. 

Fridays,  4 until 5 p.m.,  S.T.E.A.M. Kids, for Grades K-5.  Every week will be a different adventure, from science experiments to art projects and everything in between. Materials will be limited and available on a first come, first served basis in the Children’s Library.

 

City of Friendsville Cleanup
Feb
25
9:00 am09:00

City of Friendsville Cleanup

  • City of Friendsville

Join KBB  for a cleanup of the City of Friendsville from 9 AM-12:30 PM.  Volunteers will meet at the Friendsville city hall building, located at 105 Homecoming Circle, Friendsville, TN, 37737. Supplies will be distributed and volunteers will then disperse into the neighboring streets. 

If you are interested in volunteering please contact Program Coordinator, Miguel Cuevas, at 865-681-4809 or kbbamericorps@gmail.com.

DASH for TRASH- Kick off to the BCGAC
Mar
4
12:00 pm12:00

DASH for TRASH- Kick off to the BCGAC

  • Vienna Coffeehouse

Kick off the Blount County Great American Cleanup with a DASH for TRASH on March 4th  at Vienna Coffee House from 12:00 pm-1:30 pm!

DASH for TRASH is a family friendly litter FUN-run. Participants will go out into the area for an hour to pick up litter as they "run". This event not only focuses on improving our own health but also the health of the community. 

The event will kick off at Vienna Coffee House and then participants can make their way through Downtown Maryville and the Maryville-Alcoa Greenway.

Keep Blount Beautiful will provide litter pickers, gloves, trash bags, and safety vest for all participants. 

Participants will also have the chance to win prizes! Participants will receive FREE raffle tickets based on the amount of trash they collect and what they collect. 

Help us keep our neighborhood clean while enjoying some quality time with your family, friends, and community. 

Food will be available for purchase from Vienna Coffeehouse. 

TO SIGN UP USE THIS LINK: https://goo.gl/forms/TOaYB5FCIoECwGr73

Contact KBB at 865-681-4809 or kbbamericorps@gmail.com for more information. 

 

Townsend Community Cleanup
Mar
18
10:00 am10:00

Townsend Community Cleanup

  • Townsend Visitors Center

Join Keep Blount Beautiful on Saturday, March 18th at the Townsend Visitors Center for a community cleanup of Townsend from 10AM-1PM. The visitors center is located at 7906 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882.

In celebration of Blount County's Great American Cleanup, an annual event that engages volunteers in creating a positive impact in their community, we will be holding a cleanup in Townsend.

Volunteers will meet at the pavilion behind the Townsend Visitor's Center and then make their way through the neighboring streets collecting litter as they go. The volunteers will then return and meet under the pavilion after the cleanup to enjoy a delicious lunch. The cleanup will take place from 10AM-12PM and lunch will be provided from 12PM-1PM following the cleanup. 

This event is open to everyone so bring your family, friends, and neighbors and join us in the celebration! Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Keep Blount Beautiful will provide litter pickers, gloves, safety vests, and trash bags for all the participants. 

WHEN: Saturday, March 18 from 10AM-1PM

WHERE: Townsend Visitors Center, 7906 East Lamar Alexander Parkway

SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER: https://goo.gl/forms/bmSpHhLffP87rq9w2

Contact KBB at 865-681-4809 or kbbamericorps@gmail.com for more information. 

 

 

BCPL S.T.E.A.M Kids
Mar
31
4:00 pm16:00

BCPL S.T.E.A.M Kids

  • Blount County Public Library

Join KBB for another great S.T.E.A.M Kids on March 31 for recycled arts and crafts. 

Fridays,  4 until 5 p.m.,  S.T.E.A.M. Kids, for Grades K-5.  Every week will be a different adventure, from science experiments to art projects and everything in between. Materials will be limited and available on a first come, first served basis in the Children’s Library.

Town of Louisville Community Cleanup
Apr
8
8:00 am08:00

Town of Louisville Community Cleanup

  • Town of Louisville

Join Keep Blount Beautiful and the Town of Lousiville on Saturday, April 8th at the Town of Louisville Town Hall for a community cleanup of Louisville from 8AM-1PM. The Town Hall is located at 3623 Louisville Road.

Annually, the Town of Louisville host a community-wide cleanup in celebration of Blount County's Great American Cleanup, an annual event that engages volunteers in creating a positive impact in their community.

Volunteers will meet at the Town Hall to check in and receive supplies. Keep Blount Beautiful will provide litter pickers, gloves, safety vests, and trash bags for all the participants. 

The Town of Louisville will be providing lunch for all volunteers. 

This event is open to everyone so bring your family, friends, and neighbors and join us in the celebration! Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 

WHEN: Saturday, April 8 from 8AM-1PM

WHERE: 3623 Louisville Road

Contact Kay Swicegood at 865-898-5309  for more information. 

EarthFest
Apr
15
11:00 am11:00

EarthFest

  • Knoxville Botanical Gardens and Arboretum

EarthFest is a FREE annual celebration of Earth Day in the Knoxville area that promotes environmental awareness and opportunities for individuals to reduce their environmental footprint on East Tennessee. Since 1999 the event has grown in size and scope, initially attended by a couple thousand locals and now attracting over 5,000 attendees. Just ten years after its start, EarthFest appeared in United Airline’s Hemispheres magazine as a destination event, and it is now the premier Earth Day celebration in East Tennessee.

This year's EartFest will be on April 15 from 11AM-5PM at the Knoxville Botanical Gardens and Arboretum. Come out for food, fun, and live entertainment. 

EarthDay Recycling and Rain Barrel Sale
Apr
22
10:00 am10:00

EarthDay Recycling and Rain Barrel Sale

  • First Baptist Maryville

Keep Blount Beautiful will host its Recycling Collection Day and Rain Barrel Sale on April 22 at First Baptist Maryville, 202 W Lamar Alexander Pkwy, from 10AM to 2PM.

Organization and collection items: TBA

Ivy 50 Gallon Rain Barrels will be available for purchase at the event or ahead of time online, for $72.00. Purchasers may pick up the rain barrels during this event. For more information visit: http://www.keepblountbeautiful.org/rain-barrel-sale/

The Lorax Arbor Day Reading and Craft
Apr
28
4:00 pm16:00

The Lorax Arbor Day Reading and Craft

  • Blount County Public Library

Join KBB and the BCPL for a special S.T.E.A.M Kids on April 28. In celebration of Arbor Day, we will be reading The Lorax and doing a recycled tree craft.  

WaterFest
May
12
9:00 am09:00

WaterFest

Local 3rd graders are invited to attend a day to learn about water pollution, prevention, wetlands, and more. There are two slots available. If your school is interested please contact the KBB office at 865-681-4809 before the slots are filled. 

DASH for TRASH in the City of Friendsville
May
20
12:00 pm12:00

DASH for TRASH in the City of Friendsville

  • City of Friendsville

Start summer off right with a DASH for TRASH on May 20th at City of Friendsville City Hall from 12:00 pm-1:30 pm!

DASH for TRASH is a family friendly litter FUN-run. Participants will go out into the area for an hour to pick up litter as they "run". This event not only focuses on improving our own health but also the health of the community. 

The event will kick off at City Hall and then participants can make their way through Downtown Friendsville. 

Keep Blount Beautiful will provide litter pickers, gloves, trash bags, and safety vest for all participants. 

Participants will also have the chance to win prizes! Participants will receive FREE raffle tickets based on the amount of trash they collect and what they collect. 

Help us keep our neighborhood clean while enjoying some quality time with your family, friends, and community. 

Contact KBB at 865-681-4809 or kbbamericorps@gmail.com for more information.