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The Daily Plan-It: PTSD Awareness Day, Patriotic Festival and Bike Parade, and Mobility Chief

Good morning! It's a little soggy out, but there's plenty going on to brighten the day. 

At noon, Dr. Susan Fuhr--a psychologist who specializes in PTSD--will host National PTSD Awareness Day events at the Avenue Building (141 N. Martinwood St). The day kicks off with a seminar called "Moral Injury and Soul Wound in PTSD," and later in the day, events include yoga classes for veterans and PTSD 101 seminars.Visit Dr. Fuhr's website or call her at (865) 244-0888 for more info. It's free to attend, but registration for the events is requested!

At 2 p.m., the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce will have a workshop for small business owners on the challenges of starting and running a new small business. For more info, call (865) 438-2668 or email

The Patriotic Festival and Bike Parade starts at Market Square at 5:30 p.m. There will be live music, children's entertainment, and a downtown bike ride. It's free to attend!

Tonight at the Knoxville Writers' Guild meeting at 7 p.m. in the Laurel Theater, it'll be an open mic night for members to read from their work. It's $2 to attend!

At 8 p.m., put your dancing shoes on for the Knoxville Square Dance Traditional Appalachian Dance night at the Meade Montessori School. For more info, call (865) 522-5851.

At 10 p.m., mosey on over to the Pilot Light and check out Mobility Chief and Yak Strangler. It's $5 to get in. 18+ only.

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