Rapid Learning Kayak Skills Practice to Resume Dec. 3
Southern Adventist University's Hulsey Wellness Center will host our weekly Rapid Learning Kayak Skills practice for the remainder of the winter, on the first and second Tues. of each month, Dec. - April, 2014, from 7-9 p.m. For a full schedule and details, visit our Rapid Learning Web page or visit us on Facebook.
Featured Community Event (s)
Come Out and Play on Thanksgiving Day - Thurs., Nov. 28
The Grateful Gobbler starts at Coolidge Park, 8 a.m., to benefit Chattanooga's homeless population.
The Turkey Trot offers an 8K run, 3 mile walk or 1 mile fun run in downtown Chattanooga, starting at 9 a.m.
The Stuffing Strut 5K Run/Walk at Chester Frost Park benefits charitable organizations that serve N. Hamiltion County.
Holiday Gear Swap Dec. 7
The Gear Closet on Cherokee Blvd. will host a special holiday Gear Swap on Sat., Dec. 7, from 12 noon to 5 p.m. at their store, 535 Cherokee Blvd. Those needing outdoor gear and wanting to get rid of outdoor gear should attend. Swap, sell, trade. Table spaces are $10 and all proceeds benefit Tenne-SEA's clean water programs.
Large Game Hunts in GA and AL
In addition to large game gun season opening in TN this week, neighboring states are also open to hunting with firearms. Georgia's large game gun season (deer and bear) opened on Oct. 19 and runs through Jan. 1. Alabama deer season opens this Sat., Nov. 23 and runs through Jan. 31.
Prentice Cooper S.F. Closed for Managed Deer Hunt Nov. 30-Dec. 5
A managed deer hunt will be held at Prentice Cooper State Forest, west of Hwy. 27, Nov. 30 - Dec. 5. The area will be closed to all but licensed hunters. The area east of Hwy. 27, including Edwards Point, will be open to the public.
More Community Events
S. Chickamauga Creek Greenway Alliance Presentation Nov. 20
The S. Chickamauga Creek Greenway Alliance will welcome the TN American Water company to their monthly meeting this Wed., Nov. 20, 12 noon, at Wally's Restaurant in East Ridge. The public is welcome.
Friends of Stringers Ridge Launch Meeting Nov. 21
The Friends of Stringers Ridge
will host an organizational meeting on Thurs., Nov. 21, 6:30 p.m., at Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St. in Coolidge Park. Interested members of the public are invited to learn and participate in the long term plans of helping to maintain our newest City park. To learn more, email organizer Jim Johnson
Lookout Mtn. Guild Trail Hike Nov. 23
The Chattanooga Trekkers will host a family hike on Lookout Mtn.'s Guild Trail
on Sat., Nov 23, beginning at 12 noon from the Guild Trailhead behind Ruby Falls. An RSVP
150th Anniversary of Battles for Chattanooga Nov. 23-27
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Park will host a variety of activities and programs to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battles for Chattanooga
during the Civil War. Among the events will be living history programs and walking tours.
Rumble in the Riding Nov. 23
The Chattanooga Arboretum and Nature Center will host Rumble in the Riding
on Sat., Nov. 23, as a part of the 15th anniversary celebration of the Civil War Battles for Chattanooga.
Free for Life 5K Nov. 23
The Free for Life 5K
happens at the Tennessee Riverpark's pavilion #3 on Sat., Nov. 23, 8:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit Free for Life, an international organization that works against human trafficking.
Cloudland Canyon Connector Trail Hikes Nov. 23-Dec. 1
Georgia's Cloudland Canyon State Park will offer sneak preview hikes
on the newest section of the Cloudland Canyon Connector Trail on Saturdays Nov. 23, 30, at 10 a.m. and Sundays, Nov. 24 and Dec. 1, at 11 a.m., beginning from the park's Interpretive Center. The hike is free, but a $5 GA State Parks parking fee applies.
Hike S. Chickamauga Creek Greenway w/ TN Wild Nov. 29
Web Hit(s) of the Week
The TN Wildlife Resources Agency's interactive Hunting Guide
is a comprehensive resource for everyone who wants to navigate hunting seasons.
Last Week's Web Hit
Your Outdoor Family
highlights Southeastern TN natural areas, conservation issues, and places to take the whole family to play.