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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 BEN­E­FIT ART SALE — Brax­ton Mill Ar­ti­sans, 8717 Hix­son Pike. Sale of work by Larry Bulling­ton to ben­e­fit Nick­els for Nepal, with silent auc­tion of two orig­i­nal pieces val­ued at more than $2,500 each. Win­ners an­nounced at 3 p.m., bid­ders must be present to re­ceive the art. Nick­els for Nepal sup­ports school­child­ren in re­mote vil­lages of Nepal. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Satur­day, Jan. 19. 423-305-2570. 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. To­day, Jan. 10. 423-479-7887. CHAT­TANOOGA GHOST TOURS — 57 E. Fifth St. Walk­ing tours through down­town, ghost hunts through

Univer­sity of Ten­nessee at Chat­tanooga and Cit­i­zens Ceme­tery. Adults $ 17.95 plus tax, ages 12 and un­der $ 11 plus tax. Tours 8: 30 p. m. Fri­day or Satur­day nights by ap­point­ment. 423- 800-5998. 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 to­day, Jan. 10. 423-778- 4803. DIN­NER WITH THE DOC­TOR — Hix­son Sev­enth- day Ad­ven­tist Church, 6424 Hix­son Pike. “Please, No More Di­ets” is sub­ject of Dr. Mike Hol­lie on con­trol­ling weight health­fully, fol­lowed by meal; $ 5 in­cludes din­ner, recipes. 6- 8 p. m. Tues­day, Jan. 22. Reser­va­tions: 423-386-551 EN­VI­RON­MEN­TAL LEC­TURES — Covenant Col­lege, 14049 Scenic High­way, Look­out Moun­tain. Pro­fes­sors Mark Holtzap­ple and Micah Green, both from the De­part­ment of Chem­i­cal En­gi­neer­ing at Texas A&M, speak on global warm­ing, cli­mate change and the Chris­tian ethic. Free. 11 a. m. or 6: 30 p. m. Fri­day, Jan. 11. www.covenant.edu/ ResPublica/ FILM SE­RIES — Jewish Cul­tural Cen­ter, 5461 North Ter­race Road. Jewishthemed, award- win­ning doc­u­men­taries will be shown at 7:15 p. m. on Wed­nes­days, Jan. 16 and 23. Films are suitable for ages 16 and older. Tick­ets are $ 8, which in­cludes pop­corn and soft drink.

Jan. 16: “Land of Milk and Funny”

Jan. 23: “In­side the Mos­sad” HAR­RI­SON BAY STATE PARK — 8411 Har­ri­son Bay Road. Meet at the play­ground park­ing lot for Full Moon Fit­ness, ranger- led ac­tiv­i­ties such as hik­ing, moun­tain bik­ing, ca­noe­ing on night of the full moon. Fol­lowed by Dutch oven peach cob­bler tast­ing at the fire pit near the play­ground, $2. 6-8 p.m. Jan. 19. 615-306- 0611 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. 12: Roar­ing Creek, mod­er­ately stren­u­ous 6 miles in and out. Meet at Durham Street in Soddy- Daisy at 8: 30 a. m. ›

Tues­day, Jan. 15: Look­out Moun­tain Bluff Trail from Covenant Col­lege to Point Park, about 5 miles. Will have car at Point Park to re­turn for driv­ers to pick up cars. Meet at Red Bank Food City at 8: 30 a. m. or at Covenant Col­lege, Ochs Gate­way, at 9 a. m. ›

Satur­day, Jan. 19: Pren­tice Cooper from Snoop­ers Rock to Nat­u­ral Bridge and back, mod­er­ately stren­u­ous 6 miles. Meet at Red Bank Food City 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. 2- 9 p. m. Mon­day-Wednes­day, 2-11 pm. Thurs­day- Fri­day, 10 a. m.-11 p. m. Satur­day, noon- 9 p. m. Sun­day through Jan. 21. www. iceon­the­land­ing.com ›

To­day, Jan. 10: Fam­ily Night, 5- 9 p. m., one child age 12 and younger ad­mit­ted free with a pay­ing adult. ›

Tues­day, Jan. 15: Col­lege Stu­dent Night, 5- 9 p. m., bring valid stu­dent ID and get $2 off adult skat­ing price. ›

Wednes­day, Jan. 16: Fam­ily Prom­ise Char­ity Night, 5- 9 p. m., por­tion of ticket sales will be do­nated to Fam­ily Prom­ise. LEARN TO PLAY DISC GOLF — Port­land Park, 1001 Sig­nal Moun­tain Road. Mem­bers of Chat­tanooga Fly­ing Disc Club teach free class on rules, scor­ing, equip­ment, lingo and safety; discs avail­able to play nine- hole course in hands- on les­son. 1-3 p. m. Satur­day, Jan. 19. Reser­va­tions re­quired: 423- 643- 6888. LEARN TO RIDE A BI­CY­CLE — Out­door Chat­tanooga, 200 River St. Learn to ride a bike while learn­ing ba­sic main­te­nance of bike parts, hel­met fit, safety checks, bal­ance, start­ing and stop­ping, road and side­walk rules. Free. 4-5: 30 p. m. or 6-7: 30 p. m. Mon­day, Jan. 14. 423- 63- 6888. OCOEE RE­GION BEEKEEPERS — Benton Mu­nic­i­pal Build­ing, 6496 High­way 411, Benton, Tenn. Open house for any­one in­ter­ested in bee­keep­ing; Jeff Martin speaks on “Joys of Bee­keep­ing,” in­clud­ing hive lo­ca­tion and set- up. 7- 9 p. m. Tues­day, Jan. 15. 423- 472-2230 PAR­ENT­ING WORK­SHOP — Bay­lor School, 171 Bay­lor School Road. Dr. John Me­d­ina, au­thor of “Brain Rules: 12 Prin­ci­ples for Sur­viv­ing at Work, Home and School,” will give free talk on the genes be­hind brain de­vel­op­ment and psy­chi­atric con­di­tions. 5: 30 p. m. Tues­day, Jan. 15. 423-267- 8505 PHO­TO­GRAPHIC SO­CI­ETY OF CHAT­TANOOGA — St. John United Methodist Church, 3921 Mur­ray Hills Drive. Joe An­der­son speaks on “The In­spired Out­doors: Where, How and When in Land­scape & Wildlife Pho­tog­ra­phy.” 7 p. m. Thurs­day, Jan.

17. Gayle Do­man­ski leads boot camp at 6 p. m. on “Be­gin­ning Pho­to­shop Fil­ters.” 423-34-5643. PINK BRIDE — Chat­tanooga Con­ven­tion Cen­ter, 1150 Carter St. Bridal expo with in­dus­try ven­dors in one lo­ca­tion, ven­dors’ spe­cial of­fers, two wed­ding party fash­ion shows, give­aways. Tick­ets $ 12 in ad­vance, $ 15 day of show. Noon-5 p. m. Sun­day, Jan. 27. www. thep­inkbride.com/shows/ chat­tanooga/# pre­mi­um­list­ings 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. To­day, 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. ›

Satur­day, Jan. 12: Cook­ing on 2 for tweens and teens: homemade din­ner rolls with hand- churned but­ter, 2 p. m. down­town branch, fol­lowed by STEAM Team at 4 p. m. ›

Satur­day, Jan. 12: Screen­ing of “The House With a Clock in its Walls” for all ages, 2: 30-5 p. m., East­gate branch CHIL­DREN’S STORY HOUR — Barnes & No­ble, 2100 Hamil­ton Place Blvd., 11 a. m. Satur­day, storytime. 423893- 0186. ›

Satur­day-Sun­day, Jan. 12-13: Ed­u­ca­tor Ap­pre­ci­a­tion Shop­ping Week­end, pre- K through high-school teach­ers re­ceive 25 per­cent off most books, toys, games, movies, mu­sic and more. CRE­ATIVE DIS­COV­ERY MU­SEUM — 321 Chest­nut St. Hours: 10 a. m.-5 p. m. ev­ery day ex­cept Wednes­day. $ 14.95 adults and chil­dren. 423-756-2738, www.cdm­fun. org. ›

Satur­day, Jan. 19: New ex­hibit opens. DAL­TON-WHIT­FIELD COUNTY, GA., PUB­LIC LI­BRARY — 310 Cappes St., Dal­ton, Ga. 706- 876-1360. ›

To­day, Jan. 10: DIY Yarn Tapestry, 5: 30 p. m., open to ages 18 and up, make a wall hang­ing, all sup­plies pro­vided.

Satur­day, Jan. 12: Fam­ily Lego Day, 11 a. m.-1 p. m., free for all ages ›

Mon­day, Jan. 14: Tweens Cre­ate: Acrylics Night, 4: 30- 6 p. m, for stu­dents in grades 4- 8, lo­cal artist teaches paint­ing tech­niques, all sup­plies pro­vided. ›

Mon­day, Jan. 14: Kids Cre­ate: Snow, 5 p. m., stu­dents in grades K-5 make their own snow and snowflake art; must be ac­com­pa­nied by par­ent or guardian. ›

Tues­day, Jan. 15: Teen Game Night, 4: 30- 6: 30 p. m., for stu­dents in grades 8-12, teens play matches of Rocket League. ›

Thurs­day, Jan. 17: Art at the Li­brary: Snow­man at Night, 5: 30 p. m., for ages 18 and older, paint-along art class paints snow scenes, sup­plies pro­vided. 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 are Seth Tepfer and Vicki Hern­don. 6- mid­night Fri­day, 10 a. m.- mid­night Satur­day, 9: 30 a. m.-3: 30 p. m. Sun­day, Jan. 11-13. $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. 15. 423-855-9474. 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. SIN­GLES DANCE — First- Cen­te­nary United Methodist Church, Mohney Hall, cor­ner of Oak and Hous­ton streets. Win­ter Won­der­land dance, $8 and bring fin­ger foods to share. 7-10 p. m. Satur­day, Jan. 12. 423-756-2021. 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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