Janisse Ray and Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones
Award-winning author, naturalist and activist Janisse Ray will give a talk in Chattanooga Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 7:00 pm. Ray will be speaking on heirloom seeds, agrodiversity, and the future of food. She is the author of five books of literary nonfiction, including her first, Ecology of a Cracker Childhood. The work is a memoir about growing up on a junkyard in the ruined longleaf pine ecosystem of south Georgia, and takes a hard look at family, mental illness, poverty and fundamentalism. The author advocates for the protection and restoration of the pine flatwoods of the South. UTC University Center, 642A E. 5th Street – Chattanooga. For tickets and more information, click here!
The Wizard of Oz Children’s Educational Exhibition
We’re off to see The Wizard of Oz, as Creative Discovery Museum hosts the first-ever licensed traveling educational exhibit based on the beloved movie classic. The Wizard of Oz Children’s Educational Exhibit is set to open on Saturday, May 24, 2014. Created by Miami Children’s Museum (MCM) and licensed by Warner Bros. Consumer Products, this interactive fantasy-adventure takes children and families over the rainbow to continue the celebration of the film’s 75th anniversary milestone.
The Wizard of Oz Children’s Educational Exhibition is a journey of self-discovery for the whole family! Guests travel from the Gale Farm to the colorful Land of Oz, where they explore Munchkinland, The Crossroads, The Witch’s Castle and The Emerald City before heading back over the rainbow to Chattanooga, because of course, “There’s no place like home.” For more information please visit cdmfun.org.
“CUT” Glass Exhibition by Kerrick Johnson
Shuptrine’s announces “CUT” exhibition of blown glass by featured artist Kerrick Johnson. Cut glass work by award-winning Kerrick Johnson will be showcased at the gallery May – July 2014. The gallery is located at 2646 Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN. HOURS: Tuesday – Friday 11-5 pm, select Saturdays and always by appointment. For more information about our fine American art, antiques and restoration services, please contact the gallery at (423) 266-4453 or visit www.shuptrines.com.
Chattanooga Lookouts VS Montgomery Biscuits
The Chattanooga Lookouts go up against the Montgomery Biscuits July 21st – July 25th at AT&T Field. Visit the Lookouts online for times and to purchase your tickets!
Mon, Jul 21 – Kids Eat Free Monday, Merchant Monday – 7:15 PM
Tue, Jul 22 – Ladies Night – 7:15 PM
Wed, Jul 23 – Businessman Special, Camp Day – 11:15 am
Fri, Jul 25 – Fireworks , Super Hero Night, Youth T-Shirt Giveaway presented by YMCA – 7:15 PM
Warner Park Pool and Spray Park Open!
Lets hit the summer season with a splash! Its time to OPEN the most popular pool and splash park in Chattanooga!! For just $3 and under per person, you and your family will have an afternoon of fun splashing away with over 30 water features that shoot, squirt and dump water on you, or dive into the huge pool!! Kids, we have pools for you too! And no afternoon is complete without trying your luck on our WIBIT, our floating obstacle course…and NEW IN 2013…the aquaglide EXTREME! A large inflatable slide in the deep end! Whew, what a Memorial Day weekend! Opening Saturday May 24th from 12:30-5pm! Are you ready for the summer splash season?
After, hours are: *May 24th-August 12th* Monday – Wednesday 12:30pm-5:00pm, Thursday – Friday 11am-5:00pm, Saturdays – Sundays 12:30pm-5:00pm. Families for $5 after 5pm – Mondays 5:30pm-8:00pm. www.chattanooga.gov/youthandfamily/recreation-fitness-sports-therapeutic-facilities/swimming-pools.
African Drum & Dance Classes
Ages 6-12 are invited to attend African drum & dance classes offered around town by the instructors of Moving Forward Dance Studio, Kofi & Rebekah Mawuko. Classes are offered free of charge thanks to a generous grant from ArtsBuild to the Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults – Building Stable Lives program. Class times, dates, and locations are listed below. Please register in advance, as space is limited! East Chattanooga: (2523 Glass St.) at the Glass House (moving forward dance studio) July 23rd, 24th, 25th, 29th, 30th, and 31st from 9:30 to 11:30. Email email@example.com for more info.
Abstract & Contemporary
Reflections Gallery – “Abstract & Contemporary” Fine Arts Show. Featuring works from 23 local artists. June 12 through August 14. Open daily Monday – Friday 10am-5pm. OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday June 12, 4:00-7:00pm – Free and open to the public. Live music, finger food & artists! Reflections Gallery, 6922 Lee Hwy. reflectionsgallerytn.com.
“La Cage Aux Follies”
Drag queens liven up the ETC stage! Based on the 1973 French play written by Jean Poiret, this glimmering show follows the lives of Georges and his partner Albin. Georges’ owns a nightclub in which Albin is the star attraction. When Georges’ son, Jean-Michel, brings hom his fiancee’s ultra-conservative parents, heartwarming hilarity begins. Family, acceptance and love are three components of this wonderful musical and, of course, there will be drag queens! July 17-27: Thursday, Friday, Saturday @ 7:30 PM, Sunday @ 2:30PM. Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga, 5900 Brainerd Rd, (423) 987-5141, ensembletheatreofchattanooga.com.
The North Georgia Sky Painters Society Present FLYING COLORS from June 27 through August 3, 2014 at the Exum Gallery, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. Flying Colors contains 20 plus colorful oil and acrylic paintings on canvas by the North Georgia Sky Painters Society. Five member artists- Carol Hobbs; who founded the Society, Sherry Hullender, Janice Kennedy, Evelyn Marie Williams, and Sandra Babb have been showing together for over 4 years. They remain fascinated with the sky and the challenge of capturing the light moods, colors, and shapes of sunrises, sunsets, and everything in between. The public is invited to meet the artists at a reception on Friday evening June 27, 2014 from 5-7 p.m. Exum Gallery is open Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 12 noon. For more info please visit more »
African Drum & Dance Classes
Ages 6-12 are invited to attend African drum & dance classes offered around town by the instructors of Moving Forward Dance Studio, Kofi & Rebekah Mawuko. Classes are offered free of charge thanks to a generous grant from ArtsBuild to the Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults – Building Stable Lives program. Class times, dates, and locations are listed below. Please register in advance, as space is limited! Alton Park: (3750 Hughes Avenue) at The Villages (across the street from the Bethlehem Center) July 23rd, 24th, 25th, 29th, 30th, 31st from 1-3. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.