Tri-Cities: Match Hiking Trip

This hike will be led by the first Big Brother in Bristol, National Teachers Hall of Fame inductee, and retired elementary science teacher Mr. Ben Talley! We will meet at 9:30 am. Each Little will receive a free t-shirt, and there will also be a $50 raffle drawing for all matches who attend.

Tri-Cities: Back-to-School Picnic

Eastman Recreation Area 406 Bays Mountain Park, Kingsport, TN

Lunch and school supplies will be provided along with tons of fun activities! A permission slip must be completed. Email Bwick@Tennesseebig.org if you need it resent.

Yoga Class for Caregivers

TCTSY uses similar yoga forms to those you may have tried in a local class, online, or gym. It differs, however, by shifting the focus from "doing it right" or "being really flexible" to the internal experience of the participant. The power resides within you, as a participant, rather than the yoga facilitator. The facilitator […]

Info Sessions

Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee Knoxville Office 1100 Marion Street, Suite #100, Knoxville, TN

At an info session, you will have the opportunity to learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee, including opportunities to get involved, common misconceptions and the benefits of mentoring, an open Q&A session, and hear from a current Big.

Big Futures Kick-Off Event

First United Methodist Church 3316 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN

Come have some fun at the Big Futures kickoff event! Staff will outline program updates for the upcoming school year. In partnership with Brandon Heal, don't miss out on a cool art therapy session! Dinner will be provided! This session will take place at First United Methodist Church (3316 Kingston Pike) in the outdoor pavilion […]

August: S.T.A.G.E Club

Tennessee Amphitheater at World's Fair Park 963 World’s Fair Park Drive, Knoxville, TN

Tuesday, August 9th at 6 pm. Theme: Downtown scavenger hunt! Meet at World's Fair Park for a treat and then set off on a scavenger hunt adventure race! Be the first match to finish and win a prize! Let the games begin!

September: S.T.A.G.E Club

Tuesday, September 13th at 5:30 pm. Theme: STEM Night. WonderWorks is excited to share some fun, interactive science activities with you! Find out the science behind laying on a bed of nails and take on a new bubble challenge that you can share with your friends!

Big Futures September Workshop

Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee Knoxville Office 1100 Marion Street, Suite #100, Knoxville, TN

In partnership with Carson-Newman, matches will learn how to construct a personal statement to prepare for college and program application processes. This workshop will take place in our office. Dinner will be provided!

Sierra Club: Monarch Butterfly Tagging at Cades Cove

Cades Cove

Saturday, September 17th from 10 am to 2 pm. We’ll spend a relaxing afternoon in the open fields of Cades Cove, one of the most beautiful spots in the Smokies. On this outing join butterfly experts from the Great Smoky Mountain Institute at Tremont, to learn about Monarch Butterfly migration and catch and tag butterflies […]