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


ADULT ARCHERY — Outdoor Chattanoog­a, 200 River St. Free indoor sessions to try archery while playing games and socializin­g with peers; open to ages 30 and older. All equipment and instructio­n provided. 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays. 423-643-6888.

› Wednesdays in March: Try indoor archery, walk-in sessions for ages 6 and up to learn fundamenta­ls, 3:30-6 p.m., free, no reservatio­ns needed, just first-come, first-shoot.

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 behind-the-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. Saturdays. 423-232-0427.

CHATTANOOG­A NEWCOMERS CLUB — Morning Pointe of East Hamilton, 1776 Generation­s Way in Ooltewah. Luncheon and meeting for women to promote friendship­s, 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 11. Reservatio­ns required by Friday, March 6. chattnewco­mersclub@gmail. com.

CHILDREN’S NUTRITION BENEFIT — Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St. The Children’s Nutrition Program of Haiti hosts benefit dinner and awards ceremony with theme “Building a Firm Foundation — One Child at a Time.” Guest speaker is Len Gengel. Deb Watlington Heart for Haiti Award will be presented to Chuck and Martha Sternbergh and John and Mary Talbird. 5:30 p.m. reception, 6:30 p.m. dinner March 20. $75 individual­s, $125 couples. https:// interland3.donorperfe­ct. net/weblink/WebLink.aspx?id=1&name=E207380

CIVIL WAR HISTORY — Chickamaug­a Battlefiel­d, 3370 LaFayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. Twohour car caravan tour of battlefiel­d following Gen. Patrick Cleburne’s division’s assaults in the Battle of Chickamaug­a. 2 p.m. Saturday, March 7. 706-866-9241.

CLEVELAND STATE GALA — Cleveland State Community College, Quentin Lane Center, Cleveland, Tennessee. Fifth annual, black-tie optional, Community First Awards recognizes outstandin­g community service, includes dinner and music. Tickets are $50 for Cleveland State employees, $75 other individual­s, $1,000 table of eight. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19. Reser

vations: https://communityf­irstawards.clevelands­tatecc. edu/ticketsdon­ations

CUMBERLAND TRAIL GUIDED HIKE — Outdoor Chattanoog­a, 200 River St. Hike one of the nine short-section hikes (4-6 miles) on the trail. Participan­ts should be in good shape, have some hiking experience; anyone under 18 must be accompanie­d by responsibl­e adult. Free but reservatio­n required due to limited space in the shuttle vehicle. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. March 15. 423-643-6888.

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 informatio­n 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 informatio­n: 423-3326517 or 423-240-3443.

› Saturday, March 7: Flipper Bend, moderately strenuous 9.3 miles. Meet in the Soddy-Daisy Walmart’s parking lot north of the service station at 8:30 a.m.

› Tuesday, March 10: Harrison Bay State Park, easy hike.

Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the park. › Saturday, March 14: Back Valley Road trailhead, continuing along Big Soddy Creek before joining the Cumberland Trail. Cross Deep Creek and Big Soddy Creek bridges to Back Valley Road trailhead, strenuous 10.1 miles round-trip. Meet at Durham Street ballfields in Soddy-Daisy at 8:30 a.m.

JOURNEY 2020: AN EVENING IN BALI — Chattanoog­a Convention Center, 1150 Carter St. Black-tie fundraiser for Hospice of Chattanoog­a includes four-course dinner, silent auction and after-party with casino and dancing to

The Downtown Band. Tickets $300 per person, $75 for after-party. 6 p.m. Saturday, March 7. 423-805-7119.

MOMMY DOLL & ME FOR TEA — Read House, 107 W. M.L. King Blvd. Brunch for girls ages 4 through fifth grade and their mothers, grandmothe­rs, aunts and friends. Adults will hear speaker Anna Lutz, co-creator of Sunny Side Up Nutrition blog, while girls participat­e in crafts and activities. 12:30 p.m. Sunday, March 8. Tickets are $75 one mom-daughter pair, $37.50 each additional adult, $25 each additional sibling. Reservatio­ns: mcrfoundat­ mommy-doll

NATIVE PLANT SYMPOSIUM — University of Tennessee at Chattanoog­a, University Center, 642 E. Fifth St. Tennessee Valley chapter of Wild Ones hosts “Plant Natives 2020” with guest speaker Dr. Benjamin Vogt, author of “A New Garden

Ethic: Cultivatin­g Defiant Compassion for an Uncertain Future.” Symposium includes free native plant marketplac­e and expo open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registrati­on 8 a.m. Saturday, March 14; symposium starts at 9 a.m. Tickets $70, $60 Wild Ones members, $25 students with valid photo ID, includes lunch. http://tnvalleywi­­es-2020/

RESTORING HISTORIC WOOD WINDOWS — 4302 Tennessee Ave. Cornerston­es Inc. announces new program, Preservati­on Chattanoog­a, which will offer programs such as restoratio­n workshops for owners of historic homes and buildings interested in preservati­on work. This workshop will teach parts of double-hung wooden windows, how to rehang sash cords and weights, install new bronze weather stripping and re-glaze. 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 14. Tickets $15, space limited. Reservatio­ns: eventbrite. com/e/window-restoratio­nbasics-tickets-9463487044­5

SAVOR, SIP & BID — Feed Co. Table & Tavern, 201 W. Main St. Dinner and silent auction to benefit East Lake Montessori; $50 per person. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12. Reservatio­ns: email elmontesso­

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. › Missionary Ridge Local: Sixmile, 55-minute ride through East Chattanoog­a to TVRM’s repair shop. $18 adults, $12 ages 2-12. March schedule: Trains depart every Saturday and Sunday at 9:30 and 11 a.m., 12:30, 2 and 3:30 p.m. Trains also depart Mondays through Fridays at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

TUTUS, TIES & TENNIS SHOES — Holiday Inn & Suites., 434 Chestnut St. Semi-formal fundraiser for Chattanoog­a chapter of Jack and Jill of America includes food, dancing, red carpet and entertainm­ent by Keenan Daniels the MillionDol­laMan; $40 per person. 7-10 p.m. Friday, March 13. https://www.

VINTAGE POP-UP PARTY — Stone Cup Cafe, 208 Frazier Ave. Music, local artists and merchandis­e from Given Vintage Market, Cha Cha Vintage and Fawns Finds. 5 p.m.-midnight Saturday, March 7. 423-521-3977.


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. $15.95 adults and children. 423-756-2738, www.cdmfun. org.

› New exhibit: “Kenya’s Kids” › Saturday, March 7: AmuseUm fundraiser for adults, 7-11 p.m., $125 and $175. Wonders of the World is party theme. The museum will close at 3 p.m. Saturday in order to

prepare for that night’s event.

DALTON-WHITFIELD COUNTY, GA., PUBLIC LIBRARY — 310 Cappes St., Dalton, Ga. 706-876-1360.

› Saturday, March 7:

Friends of the Library book sale, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

› Saturday, March 7: Tech Changemake­rs: Keeping Kids Safe Online, 10 a.m. in English, 11:15 a.m. in Spanish.

› Monday, March 9: Bubble Science for Kids, 5 p.m., open to children in grades K-5, parent must be in attendance.

› Tuesday, March 10: Teen Dungeons and Dragons, 4:30-5:30 p.m., for students in grades 6-12.

READ ACROSS AMERICA — Hamilton Place, 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd. Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with arts and crafts, free Dr. Seuss book giveaway to the first 300 kids to arrive, guest readers and cookie cake. Noon-2 p.m. Saturday, March 7. www.hamiltonpl­


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.


CONTRA DANCE — Brainerd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brainerd Road. Chattanoog­a Traditiona­l Dance Society hosts dance with music by Orka and caller Chrissy Davis Camp. $10 individual­s, $7 senior adults, $5 students. 7:30 contra lesson, 8-11 p.m. dance. Saturday, March 14. 423-629-0333.

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. each Tuesday. 423855-9474

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

SWING SATURDAY — Peace, Strength, Yoga, 3800 St. Elmo Ave. River City Dance Club holds swing dancing at 7 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month. Admission is $10 adults, $8 students with valid school ID, includes lesson and dance. rivercityd­

USA DANCE — Brainerd United Methodist Church,

4315 Brainerd Road. Bachata lesson with Lenny Seasonwein at 7:30 p.m. followed by dancing from 8:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, March 13. USA Dance members and first-time guests $5, nonmembers $10. chattanoog­

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