MLK March Parade and Juneteenth Celebration

Chilhowee Park 3300 East Magnolia Avenue, Knoxville

The Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission Parade will step off at 10:00 am at Chilhowee Park and conclude at Dr. Walter E. Hardy Park for a special Beck Juneteenth Memorial Tribute service. Join our BBBS group as we march together.

BBBS Match & Family Skate Day

The Change Center 203 Harriet Tubman St, Knoxville, TN, United States

Join the BBBS family for pizza and skating at the Change Center! Bigs, Littles, and family members are invited, but there are limited spots so please RSVP.

Sierra Club: White Water Rafting

Nantahala Outdoor Center 3485 Hartford Road, Hartford, TN, United States

RSVP BY JUNE 15. With nearly-continuous Class II-IV rapids like Lost Guide and Accelerator and views into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Upper Pigeon delivers. More info here: The NOC requires youth to be at least 8 years old and weigh over 70 pounds. The Sierra Club will pay the rafting fee […]

KAMI Training: A History of Opioids and the Scope of the Issue in Knoxville

Joy of Music School 1209 Euclid Ave. NW, #1, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

All Bigs are invited to join BBBS staff and other youth-serving organizations at this training. Please join us to learn more information on how to better serve our mentees who have been affected by the opioid crisis. The first half of the training will cover general information regarding the opioid epidemic. During the second half, […]

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

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

Theme: TBD!

Back to School Bash

City of Knoxville Safety City 165 S Concord St, Knoxville, TN, United States

More details to follow.

Shoes for School 2023

Caswell Park 570 Winona St., Knoxville, TN, United States

RSVP to receive the shoe order form. Shoes for School is an annual event that provides new shoes and school supplies for area children. These back-to-school basics give students stability and boost their self-esteem so that they can successfully start a new year in the classroom. We work with other nonprofits to identify and register […]

Sierra Club: Canoe Trip at Seven Islands State Park

Seven Islands State Park 2809 Kelly Ln., Kodak, TN, United States

This 5-mile tandem canoeing trip on the scenic French Broad River to Cruze Landing will be a real treat! Interesting rock formations, wildlife, and lunch on an island will be enjoyed along the way. Participants must be 7+ years old.

Sierra Club: Monarch Butterfly Tagging at Cades Cove

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Saturday, October 7th 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 […]

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

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

Tuesday, October 10th. Halloween Party! Join us from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Matches can join us for a Halloween Party featuring pumpkin carving/painting, Halloween games, and Halloween cookie decorating! Be sure to dress up in your favorite costumes: Best costume wins a prize!