Here is the weekly top 10 for Chattanooga Parks and Recreation:
#1 4th Annual St. Pawtrick's Day Dog Walk and Yappy Hour Saturday
Join DOGood Chattanooga for the 4th Annual Event at Renaissance Park on Saturday at 10 a.m. in North Chattanooga. After a walk, the party moves to the courtyard at Whole Foods (Greenlife) at noon. Support the group that supports us in keeping parks clean and dog friendly. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or click here.
#2 Free Youth Baseball Signups Start This Week
Starting Friday, youth ages 5-12 can sign up for free baseball this spring and summer. Games played weekly at Warner Park, and come with full instruction and games, with opportunities to compete in regional and national tournaments. Stop by a local center or call Richard at 643-6055. Volunteers are needed too.
#3 Sign Up For Golf Lessons at First Tee Chattanooga For Spring
Chattanooga Parks and Recreation will support the nine core values taught at the First Teen Chattanooga Facility off of Hickory Valley Road in Chattanooga. Different class levels are forming now. Learn golf, but leave with much more. For more information call Kathleen at 855-8535 or click here.
#4 Free Youth Dance Classes at Eastdale Community Center On Mondays
For ages 6-18. Learn different styles of dance from Urban Ballroom Dancing to hip hop and more. Exercise for all ages and is available for both girls and boys. Swing by Eastdale Community Center Mondays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at 1312 Moss Dr. 697-1289. Other youth dance classes available at Hixson, 490-9289 and East Chattanooga, 697-1281, Community Centers.
#5 Intro to Hanggliding Free Saturday at Coolidge Park
Discover the process of learning to pilot a hanglider, from ground school to the first leap off of the mountain. After a short presentation, Outdoor Chattanooga and Lookout Mtn. Flight Park staff will put together a glider and demonstrate some ground techniques (weather permitting). From 3-5 p.m. at Outdoor Chattanooga in Coolidge Park. Call 643-6888 for more or click here. No reservations are necessary. More events at outdoorchattanooga.com
#6 Chillin' LIke Villains Karaoke at the Zoo Tuesday
Chillin' Like Villains is a young adult social group for individuals who have various disabilities. They meet once a month at different locations around town, and do a variety of activities such as attend sporting events, potluck dinners, movies and more. Join the fun Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the Zoo Education Building. Families are encouraged to come. Call Jessie at 643-5716. Cost is $5.
#7 Registration Open for Summer Kids Kamp, Outdoor Chattanooga Camps and Camp ZooAbility
Summer Kids Kamp information and registration is available here. High Adventure Camps with Outdoor Chattanooga information is available here. Therapeutic Rec's Camp Zooability information is available here. For more information call 643-6096.
#8 Rescue Prom March 23 at Hixson Community Center - Free Dresses
Rescue Prom will join Hixson Community Center for this huge one day event offering thousands of free prom dresses, accessories, fittings and more. The entire gym floor will be filled. Teens are welcome from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at 5400 School Dr. in Hixson. For more information call Crystal at 298-4246 or click here.
#9 Music Party at Chatt Town Skate Park
Chatt Town Skate Park in collaboration with WANLove will invite bands to play music in the "rink" part of the park on Tuesday, March 26, during open hours of 3-9 p.m. No extra fees will be charged. Call the Skate Park or Jeannie at 423-4324 for more information (weather permitting).
#10 Free Citywide Easter Egg Hunt At Warner Park
There will be 25,000 eggs, face painting, food and games, bounce house, music and fun. The fun begins at 5 p.m. at Warner Park on Thursday, March 28. Just show up, it's all free. Click here for more information. Plus hunts at Carver and Westside Centers.