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To in­clude a list­ing in the Out & About cal­en­dar, sub­mit your events at www.Chat­tanooga Now.com. Ques­tions? Call Su­san Pierce at 423-757- 6284.

Leisure

ALL IN FOR ALS — Strat­ton Hall, 3146 Broad St. Char­ity casino night with pro­fes­sional deal­ers, open bar, mu­sic, silent auc­tion to sup­port pa­tients with ALS. Tick­ets $ 50-$ 100. 7 p. m. Fri­day, Jan. 18. https:// allinforALS.eventbrite. com BREAK­ING UP CHRIST­MAS — Mu­seum Cen­ter at Five Points, 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Cleveland Sto­ry­telling Guild presents tra­di­tional Ap­palachian songs and sto­ries in fam­ily-friendly event; $ 5 per per­son ages 6 and up. 6 p. m. Thurs­day, Jan. 10. 423- 479-7887. DIN­NER OF DIS­TINC­TION — Westin Ho­tel, 801 Pine St. Erlanger Health Sys­tem Foun­da­tion hon­ors Dr. Mack Wor­thing­ton, Dr. Larry Sch­labach, JoAnne Fa­vors and the late Dr. Fran­cis Fesmire. 5: 30- 9 p. m. Fri­day, Jan 18. Tick­ets are $ 125 per per­son; reser­va­tion dead­line is Jan. 10. 423-778- 4803. FILM SE­RIES — Jewish Cul­tural Cen­ter, 5461 North Ter­race. Three Jewish-themed, award-win­ning doc­u­men­taries will be shown at 7:15 p. m. on three con­sec­u­tive Wed­nes­days: Jan. 9, 16 and

23. Films are suitable for ages 16 and older. Tick­ets are $8, which in­cludes pop­corn and soft drink.

Jan. 9: “Jewish Sol­diers in Blue and Gray”

Jan. 16: “Land of Milk and Funny”

Jan. 23: “In­side the Mos­sad”

FIRE­SIDE CHAT STO­RY­TELLING — Founders Hall at The Com­mons, 4950 Swin­yar Drive, Col­legedale. Mike Gray and guests Jef­frey and March Paul­son lead “Ap­palachian Win­ter” ex­plo­ration through story and song. free. 7- 9 p. m. Fri­day, Jan. 4. 423- 468-1971.

GREEN EX­PRESS HOR­TI­CUL­TURE SHORT COURSE — Chat­tanooga State Com­mu­nity Col­lege, 4501 Am­ni­cola High­way. Chat­tanooga As­so­ci­a­tion of Land­scape Pro­fes­sion­als and UT Ex­ten­sion Ser­vice host land­scap­ing sem­i­nars on sus­tain­able gar­den­ing, tur­f­grass weed con­trol, con­trol­ling pests and other best man­age­ment prac­tices. CALP mem­bers $ 45 at door, non­mem­bers $60 at the door. Sem­i­nars be­gin 8: 30 a. m. To­day- Fri­day, Jan. 3- 4. 423- 855- 6113.

HIKES, TEN­NESSEE — Led by Soddy- Daisy Hik­ing Club. Bring wa­ter and snack. Car­pool lo­ca­tions given for those who want to meet group. For more in­for­ma­tion, 423- 8423619. › Satur­day, Jan. 5: Booker T. Wash­ing­ton State Park, 5801 Cham­pion Road. Hike outer loop, easy 3.5 miles. Meet at 8: 30 a. m. at the park near the swim­ming pool. › Tues­day, Jan. 8: Lower trail­head on Shut- In Gap Road to Piney River Bridge and back, about 5 miles. Meet at Durham Street park­ing lot in Soddy- Daisy at 8: 30 a. m. › Satur­day, Jan. 12: Roar­ing Creek, mod­er­ately stren­u­ous 6 miles in and out. Meet at Durham Street park­ing lot in Soddy- Daisy at 8: 30 a. m.

ICE ON THE LAND­ING — Chat­tanooga Choo Choo gar­dens, 1400 Mar­ket St. Open-air ice-skat­ing rink; skate rental in­cluded in fee of $10 adults, $8 chil­dren ages 12 and younger. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon­day-Wed­nes­day, 11 a. m.11 p.m. Thurs­day-Satur­day,

11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sun­day through Jan. 6. www.iceon­the­land­ing.com IN­TRO­DUC­TION TO KAYAK­ING — South­ern Ad­ven­tist Uni­ver­sity Hulsey Well­ness Cen­ter, 4870 Uni­ver­sity Drive. Col­legedale. Cer­ti­fied staff from Out­door Chat­tanooga pro­vide in­struc­tion on white­wa­ter kayak­ing for ages 8 and up; equip­ment pro­vided in free first visit. 7 or 8 p. m. classes Tues­day, Jan. 8. Reser­va­tions: 423- 643- 6888.

TRAIN RIDES, CHAT­TANOOGA — De­part­ing from Ten­nessee Val­ley Rail­road, 4119 Cromwell Road. 423894- 8028. Check web­site for des­ig­nated week­end train rides such as Chicka­mauga Turn, Din­ner on the Diner and Hi­wassee River Rail Ad­ven­ture. www.tvrail.com. › Mis­sion­ary Ridge Lo­cal: Sixmile, 55- minute ride through East Chat­tanooga to TVRM’s re­pair shop. $ 17 adults, $ 11 ages 2-12. Jan­uary sched­ule: Trains de­part ev­ery Satur­day at 10:40 a. m., 12:05, 1:15 and 2:25 p. m. as well as Sun­day and Mon­day of the Martin Luther King Jr. hol­i­day week­end.

WIN­TER WORK­SHOP — Out­door Chat­tanooga, 200 River St. Free Leave No Trace work­shop cov­ers seven prin­ci­ples on prepa­ra­tion, plan­ning, skills and tech­niques to pro­tect the en­vi­ron­ment. 6: 30 p. m. Thurs­day, Jan. 10. 423- 643- 6888.

Chil­dren/ Teens

CHAT­TANOOGA PUB­LIC LI­BRARY— All lo­ca­tions of the Chat­tanooga Pub­lic Li­brary sys­tem have preschool story time. The Down­town, East­gate and North­gate li­braries have Ad­ven­ture Club for chil­dren ages 6 and up.

The li­brary’s teen cen­ter, Teen Stack, is lo­cated in the Down­town Li­brary. For more in­for­ma­tion about all pro­gram­ming held in the Down­town, East­gate, North­gate or South Chat­tanooga li­braries, call 423- 643-7700 or visit www. chat­tli­brary.org. › Satur­day, Jan. 12: Make Way for Omelette, 1 p. m. at South Chat­tanooga branch, 3 p. m. at down­town branch, part of Sym­phonic Tales.

CHIL­DREN’S STORY HOUR — Barnes & Noble, 2100 Hamil­ton Place Blvd., 11 a. m. Satur­day, sto­ry­time. 423893- 0186. › Jan. 5- 6: Ed­u­ca­tor Ap­pre­ci­a­tion Shop­ping Week­end, 25 per­cent off most items in store.

CRE­ATIVE DIS­COV­ERY MU­SEUM — 321 Ch­est­nut St. Hours: 10 a. m.-5 p. m. ev­ery day ex­cept Wed­nes­day. $ 14.95 adults and chil­dren. 423-7562738, www.cdm­fun.org. › Cur­rent Ex­hibit: Last week­end to see “Hello From Ja­pan” be­fore it closes Jan. 6

ROSSVILLE PUB­LIC LI­BRARY — 504 Mc­Far­land Ave., Rossville, Ga. Ready to Read story hour, crafts and songs for preschool­ers. 10: 30-11: 30 a. m. Tues­days. 706- 866-1368.

Dances

BALL­ROOM — Ball­room Magic Dance Cen­ter, 4200 N. Ac­cess Road. $ 10 per per­son. 8: 30-10: 30 p. m. Fri­days. 423771-3646.

CHATTABOOGIE — Brain­erd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brain­erd Road. An­nual week­end of con­tra danc­ing with swing dance party, techno con­tradance and work­shops. Bands will be Con­trazz and Buddy Sys­tem; call­ers will be Seth Tepfer and Vicki Hern­don. 6- mid­night Fri­day, Jan. 11; 10 a. m.- mid­night Satur­day, Jan. 12; 9: 30 a. m.-3: 30 p. m. Sun­day, Jan. 13. $98 for week­end, $ 58 stu­dents. https://con­tra­nooga.wee­bly.com/chattaboogie. html

ENGLISH COUN­TRY DANCE — Her­itage House at Her­itage Park, 1428 Jenk­ins Road. Free in­tro­duc­tory class for new dancers that teaches fun­da­men­tal moves, then sev­eral dances from the his­tor­i­cal reper­toire. Bring soft-sole shoes (sneak­ers or flats) for danc­ing. No ex­pe­ri­ence or part­ner needed. 7- 9 p. m. Tues­day, Jan. 8. 423- 8559474.

SHAG, BOP, SWING, JIT­TER­BUG — Elks Lodge 91, 1067 Graysville Road at East Brain­erd Road. $ 5 mem­bers, $7 guests. 7-10 p. m. Thurs­days. www.choo­chooshag­club.com.

USA DANCE — Lo­ca­tion change to Ball­room Magic Dance Cen­ter, 4200 N. Ac­cess Road. Fox­trot les­son by Bud Slack at 7: 30 p. m. fol­lowed by danc­ing from 8: 30-10: 30 p. m. Fri­day, Jan. 11. USA Dance mem­bers and first-time guests $ 5, non­mem­bers $ 10. www.chat­tanoogau­sadance.com

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