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City's Arbor Day Celebration Planned for March 3

Feb 28, 2017 - Oak Ridge’s 32nd Annual Arbor Day Observance is set for Friday, March 3, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s School. The ceremony also marks the 29th year that Oak Ridge has been recognized as a Tree City USA.
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Conversational Spanish Class Offered at Senior Center

Feb 27, 2017 - The Oak Ridge Senior Center is excited to be offering a new session of beginning Conversational Spanish. Students will be asked to work on language acquisition by reinforcing the weekly lesson with at least 15 minutes of practice each day.
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Spring 2017 Indoor Pool Activities Announced

Feb 27, 2017 - The Recreation and Parks Department is offering several classes and events at the Civic Center’s indoor pool this spring, including swimming lessons, a lifeguard certification course, Paddle Board YogaFit, and Aqua Zumba.
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Oak Ridge Police Department Announces SAFE Campaign Participation

Feb 24, 2017 - ORPD is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office for its annual Seatbelts Are For Everyone (SAFE) campaign. This statewide initiative is designed to increase seatbelt and child passenger safety restraint usage.
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NOW OPEN: Spring Softball and Kickball Team Registration

Feb 24, 2017 - Team registration for the Recreation & Parks Department’s 2017 spring softball and kickball leagues is now open. Teams must complete registration paperwork and pay the applicable registration fee by March 13th for early registration pricing.
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Community Asked to Help Identify Photos in Library's Ruth Carey Collection

Feb 23, 2017 - The Oak Ridge Public Library will be displaying photos during three public viewings over the coming weeks in the hope that the community can help identify when and where the photo was taken as well as who is shown in the picture.
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Wetland Restoration Project on Melton Lake Greenway

Feb 22, 2017 - The Healthy Waters Program will be conducting an invasive plant removal on part of Melton Lake Greenway on March 5 in an effort to restore a wetland along the greenway.
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