Sierra Club: Appalachian Bear Rescue Tour and Walker Sisters Home

Appalachian Bear Rescue Visitor and Education Center 121 Painted Trillium Way, Townsend, TN, United States

We will start the day at the Appalachian Bear Rescue Visitor and Education Center located in Townsend. Here we will learn about black bears and how we can co-exist with them. Then we will travel to the nearby Little Greenbrier Schoolhouse in the Great Smoky Mountains where we will eat lunch and see what it was like to attend a one-room schoolhouse nearly 100 years ago. We will take a 1-mile walk (2 mile round trip) to the Walker Sister's home.

Big Futures Celebration

On Broadway Event Center 4683 Old Broadway, Knoxville, TN, United States

This event is to honor and celebrate our graduates and those who have received a scholarship! This will take place on May 2nd from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM at the On Broadway Event Center (4683 Old Broadway Knoxville, TN 37918). Littles can bring a max of 3 guests to celebrate them at this event. RSVP with Little's name and number of guests (with their names) by April 22nd at 5:00 PM. More information to come regarding this event! Thank you!

2024 Mentorship Breakfast

Bridgewater Place 205 Bridgewater Rd, Knoxville, TN, United States

Join Big Brothers Big Sisters for our Spring Fundraising Event! Hear from our matches, learn more about our new BoldPath initiative, and enjoy a delicious breakfast.

Sierra Club: Pond Investigation at Ijams Nature Center

Ijams Nature Center 2915 Island Home Ave, Knoxville, TN, United States

We will start the afternoon with a “Pond Party” where we will use dip nets and other collection tools to discover what lives in the several ponds around Ijams. We will also take a short hike to see what is blooming and leafing out during the springtime renewal of life in the forest.