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Events Calendar


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


A BLUE NIGHT IN HARLEM — Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. celebrates centennial with Harlem Nights costume party; $45 per person. 6:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17. eventbrite. com/e/a-blue-night-in-harlemtick­ets-8061292843­9?aff=ebds sbdestsear­ch


Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Gamma Iota Zeta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority hosts fundraiser; come dressed in all white. $25 per person. 8:30-11:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18. 423-227-0399.

BADMINTON FOR ADULTS — Wyatt Recreation Center, 406 Colville St. Free class to learn sport that’s a fun way to exercise. Instructio­n and equipment available. 10 a.m.-noon Mondays and Fridays. 423-315-3716.

CHATTABREW TOURS — Location given upon reservatio­n. ChattaBrew Tour gives behindthe-scenes tours and tastings at local breweries over four hours. Included in $40 ticket is beer bus, tastings at each stop, bottled water and Brewing 101 lessons from tour guide. 5:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sat

urdays. 423-232-0427.

CHATTANOOG­A WOMEN’S RALLY — Miller Park, 928 Market St. Celebratio­n of the 100th anniversar­y of women’s right to vote and speakers. Free. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18. chattanoog­awomensral­

CHEROKEE HISTORY TALK — Moccasin Bend National Archeologi­cal District, Gateway site near 130 Hamm Road. National Park Service program on the Cherokee who fought alongside Andrew Jackson during the Creek War. 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18. 423-821-7786.

EAT SIP WALK — Chattanoog­a’s Southside, location to meet given upon reservatio­n. Walking tour (less than a mile) of five Southside restaurant­s; $75 per person. Each stop includes sample of food and a drink while guide shares info about city and its history. 3-6 p.m. Saturdays. Reservatio­ns: 423-708-5328 or

ELECTRIC UNICYCLE CLASS — Adventure Sports Innovation, 191 River St. Learn how to operate and ride an e-unicycle in 30-minute class for ages 9 and older; $35. Noon, 2 and 4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. 423-591-5654.

HIKES, TENNESSEE — Led by Soddy-Daisy Hiking Club. Bring water and snack. Carpool locations given for those who want to meet group. For more info: 423-332-6517 or 423-240-3443.

› Saturday, Jan. 18: Flipper Bend loop, moderately strenuous 8 miles. Meet at the Soddy-Daisy Walmart parking lot at 8:30 a.m. just north of gas station.

› Tuesday, Jan. 21: Lookout

Mountain bluff trail from Covenant College to Point Park, about 5 miles. Will stage a 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.

ICE ON THE LANDING — Chattanoog­a Choo Choo gardens, 1400 Market St. Ice-skating rink admission of $10 adults, $8 children 12 and younger includes skate rental and two hours of skate time. 2-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 2-11 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, noon-9 p.m. Sunday through Jan. 20. www. iceonthela­

› Monday, Jan. 20: Military night, $2 off adult ticket with military ID between 5 and 9 p.m.

› Tuesday, Jan. 21: Cast Iron Skillet Curling tournament, 6 p.m.

PHOTOGRAPH­IC SOCIETY OF CHATTANOOG­A — St. John United Methodist Church, 3921 Murray Hills Drive. Mark Lakey, co-owner of Art Warehouse, presents program on digital printing at 7 p.m. Today, Jan. 16. Richard Smith will discuss “Lightroom, Part 1” at 6 p.m. boot camp. Free and visitors welcome. 423-344-5643.

PINK! KICKOFF — Chattanoog­a Whiskey Event Hall, 890 Riverfront Parkway. Kickoff to Pink gala that benefits MaryEllen Locher Breast Center includes 25-minute body weight sweat session by Lexi White followed by pink cocktails and survivor celebratio­n; $15 per person. Wear your pink workout gear, bring yoga mat. Must be 18 or older to participat­e, 21 or older to drink; bring valid ID. 10 a.m.-noon. Saturday, Jan. 18. 4875?aff=ebdssbdest­search

REFLECTION RIDING ARBORETUM AND NATURE CENTER— 400 Garden Road. Hours of operation 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. Closed Mondays. Admission $10 adults, $7 ages 4-11 and ages 65 and older. All events require registrati­on: 423-5915654

› Saturdays, Jan. 18 and 25: Ecosystem excursion, noon-2 p.m., free, join Byron Brooks for forays into the forest and other ecosystems around Reflection Riding to learn about plants, distinguis­h between native and non-native plants. Hikes will be canceled for extreme weather; otherwise, dress warmly and bring a water bottle.

› Wednesdays, Jan. 22 and 29: Wild Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m., free, naturalist Rosie Lee introduces and feeds a native animal.

TRAIN RIDES, CHATTANOOG­A — Departing from Tennessee Valley Railroad, 4119 Cromwell Road. 423894-8028. Check website for weekend train rides such as Chickamaug­a Turn, Dinner on the Diner and Hiwassee River Rail Adventure.

› Missionary Ridge Local: Sixmile, 55-minute ride through East Chattanoog­a to TVRM’s repair shop. $18 adults, $12 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, Jan. 19-20.

WWE LIVE — McKenzie Arena, 720 E. Fourth St. New Year’s Revolution with featured stars Daniel Bryan, Roman Reigns, Bayley, Bray Wyatt, Kofi Kingston and King Corbin. Tickets $15-$95. 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19. 423266-MOCS.

WINTER WORKSHOP SERIES — Outdoor Chattanoog­a, 200 River St. Intro to paddle sports, free but registrati­on required. 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22. 423-643-6888.


CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR — Barnes & Noble, 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd., 11 a.m. Saturday, storytime. 423893-0186.

CREATIVE DISCOVERY MUSEUM — 321 Chestnut St. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $14.95 adults and children. 423-756-2738,

› Saturday, Jan. 18: New exhibit “Kenya’s Kids” opens.

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.

STORY TIME AT THE MALL — Northgate Mall play area, Highway 153. One hour of reading followed by crafts and activities for little ones. Free. 10 a.m. on the first Monday of each month. 423-242-7591.


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

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. Tuesdays, Jan. 21 and 26. 423-855-9474.

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