Chattanooga Parks And Recreation Weekly Top 10

Monday, October 1, 2012

Here is the Chattanooga Parks and Recreation weekly Top 10:


#1 TAKE THE SURVEY! JUST CLICK HERE!

  

#2 

rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=00147ICGGCFJnz_9MTDhcD2KFCZ6YVshNj3g4N4b1qkYa67BUyOuymQ59T5BYFkhyshklqdsNR9te8wy1lSx6Hh1Y9qnbxr4puoxxxq9LL37gREczt8-IIKzaOBLwR8TluPRqrqpElvu5bvLXSrnrI8FuSJw09k0MNbZCC7zDWRfpqZLo5ik5Sf1JPRR5LIzCdjN0u1iqjNzFHY42-hGgwu6QT-LmcStPcVqx_PikPnPM1INLvfyJtEkQ==" 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. 
 

#10 CARVER FALL BREAK CAMP 

$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. 

 



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