#1 Take the Survey
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#2 RiverRocks 2012 Oct 5-14
RiverRocks is a unique and distinctive outdoor festival celebrating the 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. Visit with the Outdoor Chatt, Therapeutic staff and more.
#3 Bark in the Park Saturday
Bark in the Park Chattanooga - Heritage Park (1428 Jenkins Road) from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Bring a dog in costume and join the "Spooky Pooch" parade. This free event includes an adoption fair, rabies clinic, vendor market, "Dogs at Work" demos, face painting, a "Pet PAWlour," contests, great food, live music and a fire engine. Bring a dog food contribution for the many participating rescue groups. Proceeds will be used to provide paved wheelchair paths in Heritage Dog Park. Presented by Friends of East Brainerd, Chattanooga Parks and Recreation.
#4 Banana Ball at the Zoo
Saturday join the Chattanooga Zoo as they celebrate the 75th anniversary Banana Ball style. See special guest, Jack Hanna and all his friends while enjoying food, drinks, music and all the Zoo animals. Tickets are $75 per person in honor of the Zoo's 75th anniversary. Admission includes: A presentation by Jack Hanna, access to the Zoo, open beer and wine bar, cash bar for mixed drinks, food, cigar bar and live entertainment and dancing by The Maxx And "up close" animal encounters
#5 Walk on the Wild Side in the North Shore
Free health program for adult participants in the North Shore area. The goal is to achieve a healthy lifestyle and outlook. Groups will walk to various locations every Tuesday and Thursday from 12-2 p.m. For more information call Evelyn at 757-5447. Plus-Senior fitness every Wednesday at noon.
#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 Kidz Cafe in Two Locations
Free cooking. Kids can learn how to cook and eat healthy. Every Wednesday at North Chattanooga Community Center from 3-4 p.m. and at Carver Community CenterThursdays from 3-5 p.m.
#7 Community Center Fall Programs
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.
#8 Leadership Academy at East Chattanooga Community Center
Free, great program for teens. Learn life skills, leadership, conflict resolution, financial skills and how to create a business. For teens 14-18. Every Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. Call 697-1281 for more information.
#9 $1 Days at the Chattanooga Fitness Center
Weights, yoga, line dancing, kettleball, sit and be fit, Zumba, and much more. Right next to the zoo. Check out the outdoor fitness trail too. Call 697-1320.
#10 Light Up the Night Family Bicycle Ride
Wednesday at 6 p.m. Haul out your battery powered holiday lights, glow sticks, blinkies and other lights for a family bicycle ride in downtown Chattanooga. Start at Outdoor Chattanooga in Coolidge Park and ride, with city of Chattanooga Police escort and Outdoor Chattanooga staff, across the river to Ross' Landing and back. The pace will be slow and we'll light up the night.