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AMSE Hosts Inaugural "Festival of Photons" in December

Nov 28, 2018 - The American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE) will kick off a Grand Reception for the 2018 inaugural Festival of Photons on Friday, December 7, at 4 p.m., with events and activities continuing through Friday, December 21.
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Oak Ridge & Clinton Police Host "Ask an Officer" Event

Nov 27, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Police Department is working with Clinton Police to bring an educational program to a wider audience. The special “Ask an Officer” presentation will be held on December 6 at the Anderson County Office on Aging.
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Senior Center to Host Holiday Reception on December 7

Nov 26, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Senior Center will host a Holiday Reception for area senior citizens on Friday, December 7, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be held in the gymnasium of the Civic Center, located at 1403 Oak Ridge Turnpike.
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City & Police Department Organize Toys for Tots Collection

Nov 26, 2018 - The City of Oak Ridge and the Oak Ridge Police Department are taking donations for the non-profit Toys for Tots Foundation this holiday season. All donated toys will be collected by volunteers and distributed to local families in need.
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Community Feedback Needed on Blueprint Draft Results

Nov 21, 2018 - The Community Development Department is asking citizens for feedback on the first draft results of the City Blueprint. The plan will be presented in small pieces over many weeks both online and in the lobby of the public library.
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Sweets with Santa at Centennial Golf Course

Nov 21, 2018 - Centennial Golf Course is hosting a “Sweets with Santa” holiday event on December 3. Space is limited and advanced registration must be complete by November 30. Cost is $10 per adult and $5 per child age 4 and up.
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Applications Available for City Boards and Commissions

Nov 20, 2018 - As part of Oak Ridge’s end-of-year election, the City Clerk’s Office is currently accepting applications from citizens who wish to serve on a board or commission. The submission deadline is Friday, December 28, 2018, at 5 p.m.
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UPDATE: Tennessee Avenue Road Reconstruction Project

Nov 16, 2018 - A final stage of the Tennessee Avenue Project has been delayed due to wet weather. Paving is now expected to begin prior to Thanksgiving. The affected section of Tennessee Avenue will reopen as soon as it is safe to do so.
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Union Valley Road Closure to Begin November 16

Nov 15, 2018 - A City contractor is working to replace a collapsed drainage tile under Union Valley Road. This project will require a portion of Union Valley to be closed beginning November 16 and lasting at least two days.
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Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Set for November 30

Nov 13, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department is teaming up with the Recreation and Parks Advisory Board to co-sponsor the Annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting. The ceremony is set for November 30 in A.K. Bissell Park.
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Municipal Planning Commission Special-Called Work Session

Nov 12, 2018 - The Municipal Planning Commission is holding a special-called work session on November 13. Discussion will include a review of a joint work session with City Council focused on proposed amendments to the Main Street Planned Unit Development.
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Union Valley Road Closure Delayed Due to Weather

Nov 07, 2018 - A City contractor is working to replace a collapsed drainage tile under Union Valley Road. This project will require a portion of Union Valley to be closed beginning Monday, November 12, and lasting approximately three days.
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Public Library's November Art Exhibit: A Life of Magic

Nov 06, 2018 - The November art exhibit at Oak Ridge Public Library features the photographs of Michael Messing. For more than thirty years, Messing has practiced both the art of magic and the art of photography.
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UPDATE: Planned Closure of Oak Ridge Public Library

Nov 05, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Public Library will be closed on Thursday, November 8, for a staff workday. Originally planned as a two-day closure that would extend into Friday, staff no longer needs the additional time. The library will be open for normal hours November 9.
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Free Pancake Brunch in Honor of Veterans Day

Nov 02, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Senior Center will be honoring the men and women who have served our country, both present and past, with a pancake brunch on Monday, November 12, beginning at 10:30 a.m.
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Union Valley Road Closure Notification

Nov 01, 2018 - A City contractor is working to replace a drainage tile under Union Valley Road that has collapsed. This work will require the closure of a portion of Union Valley Road beginning Tuesday, November 6, and is anticipated to last three days.
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Citywide Leaf Pick-Up Begins November 19

Nov 01, 2018 - The citywide leaf pick-up program will begin Monday, November 19. Residents should place their leaves near, but not beyond the curb. City collection efforts will follow the proposed schedule as closely as possible.
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