Chattanooga Parks And Recreation Weekly Top 10

Monday, October 1, 2012

Here is the Chattanooga Parks and Recreation weekly Top 10:



#2" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(0, 77, 180); text-decoration: underline; ">NATIONAL NIGHT OUT! Oct 2 Join us at South Chatt It's that time of year again to take to the streets and meet your neighbors, friends, and fight crime. Our centers will participate in various locations, including a big celebration at South Chattanooga Community Center.  Loads of free fun, food and more starting at 6pm! 

#3 GoFEST! October 6th! Free Zoo Admission!

Join Parks and Rec staff, Zoo staff, and many more as the Chattanooga Zoo opens to individuals of all abilities. Games, food and more from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Come see one of the fastest growing events in Chattanooga! Click the title for more information. 


#4 RIVERROCKS 2012 Oct 5-14 

RiverRocks is a unique and distinctive outdoor festival celebrating the incomparable natural resources of the Tennessee Valley, the health benefits of the activities they inspire and Chattanooga's commitment to environmental stewardship and land conservation. 90+ Events! Click link for more information and full schedule. Plus visit with our Outdoor Chatt, Therapeutic staff and more.


#5 Free-Aikido intro classes at Hixson Community Center

Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 p.m., Saturdays 1 p.m.-3 p.m. For all ages and its free. For more information contact 490-9289.


#6 FREE AFTER SCHOOL HOMEWORK HELP AND TUTORING Located at all 17 Community Centers during the school year. Stop by your local center or cal 643-6096. 


#6  CHATTANOOGA PARK STEWARDS AT TACOA PARK!  Join the Chattanooga Park Stewards for a little TLC at Tacoa Park this Saturday from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Love to see the Brainerd Neighborhood helping out. We will be mulching, cleaning, and more.


Too many to list.  All 17 Centers offer sports, healthy programs, games, cooking, adult/senior fitness, arts and crafts, and much more. Stop by your local center today.  .HERE ARE ALL THE LOCATIONS 


It's 3 Sisters week. Getting so excited to see Dismembered Tennesseans, Dailey & VincentBlue HighwayYonder Mountain String BandBluetastic FangrassLone Mountain Band, Berklee College of Music Fiddlers, Della Mae, Keller & the Keels (Keller Williams,) Steep Canyon Rangers and The Travelin' McCourys this weekend. Ross's Landing.


Both on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m. Great for all levels. Sweat, dance, have fun...what a deal. Just show up. Call 697-1284 for more information. 


$30 a child. Ages 6-12 at Carver Community Center. From 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday, Oct 8-12. Tons of activities...and food. Call 697-1280 for more information. 


Tennessee Aquarium To Open Southeast's Only Independent Freshwater Science Center Oct. 27

The Tennessee Aquarium will open the Southeast’s only independent freshwater science center next Thursday at 10 a.m. This new home for the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute will be the base of operations for their research scientists, and a central location for other freshwater scientists to convene. (click for more)

TWRA Announces Availability Of Riparian Tree Planing Grants For 2017

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency announces the availability of grant dollars to assist cities, schools, community organizations, civic groups, watershed organizations, and conservation groups, etc., with riparian tree planting projects.  All seedlings must be purchased through the Department of Agriculture, Division of Forestry. Tree planting season in Tennessee is ... (click for more)

Fire Displaces Family Of 7; Blaze Ruled Accidental

No injuries were reported in connection with a house fire on Saturday afternoon that displaced a family of seven. The Chattanooga Fire Department received the alarm at 4:11 p.m. and responded to 3308 Dodson Ave. with five fire companies. Captain Wadie Suttles with Engine 4 said heavy fire was showing when the first firefighters arrived on the scene. As additional firefighters ... (click for more)

Clarence Ross, Leshawn Witherow Shot On Walden Avenue Friday Afternoon

Chattanooga Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Friday afternoon at the 6300 block of Walden Avenue.  Clarence Ross, 41, And Leshawn Witherow, 40, suffered non-life threatening injuries.  Hamilton County EMS transported both victims to a local hospital for treatment.  There is no suspect information at this time.  Investigators with ... (click for more)

Where Is The Speed Control On Our Highways? - And Response (2)

I am teaching my 15-year-old to drive in the North Georgia and Chattanooga area. I have warned her of the dangers of exceeding the speed limit both as a hazard to herself and in terms of receiving a ticket. What a liar I am.  Have you driven on the local freeways and highways recently? I never see any highway patrolmen helping to reduce speeding or pulling over those who ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Testerman Forum

I badly misjudged how long it would take me to do my “early voting.” I was in-and-out in no time so I got to the Hamilton County School Board’s agenda meeting well enough beforehand to have an “educational forum” with board member David Testerman. If you haven’t noticed, forums and summits and “community enlightenment” groups are the new rage and, as my friend David laughed, “They ... (click for more)