Roane County seniors who are aging into Medicare or are newly retired may benefit from an upcoming Medicare 101 workshop.
The workshop, beginning at 1:30 p.m. in Mid-East Community Action Agency Senior Services Department at 1362 N. Gateway Ave., Rockwood, will review information about Part A, B, C, and D of Medicare and options available for Medicare coverage.
On May 25, Obed Wild and Scenic River staff will lead the park’s first hike dedicated to researching the possible presence of the allusive and invasive armadillo.
Obed park rangers will conduct a short, informative hike along the Emory River Nature Trail, during which participants will be taught more about this mysterious creature and the risks that such non-native species can pose to an ecosystem.
Participants should meet at the Rock Creek Campground at 2 p.m. and should wear appropriate clothing and sturdy shoes.
Members of the Harriman Lions Club are finalizing plans for the club’s annual “World’s Greatest Pancake Breakfast” from 7 to 11 a.m. May 25.
“Mary Long, owner of Harriman Steak and Diner has graciously offered the use of her restaurant and her employees again this year to help the Harriman Lions in this project,” said Harriman Lions Club member John Richards.
Pancakes, bacon, sausage, coffee, milk and orange juice will be available for $5 for adults, $2.50 for children younger than 11.
Work to protect East Tennessee places and buildings with historic significance will be helped with the proceeds of an estate “tag” sale this weekend at Oak Ridge’s Alexander Inn.
The sale, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 25, will give the public a one-time opportunity to walk through a portion of the historic inn at 210 E. Madison Road before renovations begin and purchase furnishings from the 1940s-80s.