Movies At Center Park During September

Thursday, August 08, 2013

On select Saturdays in September, Chattanoogans can enjoy an urban, outdoor movie theater along food trucks, beer and wine. Movies at Center Park (formerly known as Movies at the 700 Block) will once again take over 728 Market St. for free community entertainment.  

New to this year’s lineup is the addition of local bands prior to the movie screenings. 

Here is a list of the upcoming films: 

Saturday, Sept. 7,  The Sandlot – 1993 film about baseball, childhood friendship and The Beast.

Saturday, Sept. 21, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off – Classic 1986 film where a high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite of what the principal thinks of that.

Saturday, Sept. 28, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade - When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis.

"River City Company is so excited to turn Center Park into a movie theater once again,” states Tiffanie Robinson, director of Creative Strategies for River City Company. “It’s a chance for us to bring people to City Center, show them some of the cool things that are happening here and have fun while we are doing it.”

Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs or blankets for comfort. The bands will start playing at 7 p.m. with the feature film starting at 8:45 p.m. 

The movies are free, but attendees are asked to sign up on eventbrite: http://moviesatcenterpark.eventbrite.com/

First Friday ARTSChattanooga Grows Into Citywide Monthly Event

During an AVA Gallery Hop planning meeting, it was suggested that all galleries in Chattanooga collaborate and do what so many other cities do nationwide – hold a First Friday art event. The idea is that by holding “Art Walks,” galleries and artists’ studios will attract people to the downtown and enrich the art community by pooling their openings together into one monthly evening. ... (click for more)

Woodturning Exhibition Opens At Museum Center

The Museum Center at 5ive Points is opening their newest exhibition, Learning the Curve: The Artistry of Matt Moulthrop next Thursday at 6 p.m. for a members-only opening reception. Matt Moulthrop will be on hand to present his latest work and describe to members how the Moulthrop’s iconic pieces are created. The exhibition opens to the general public on Aug. 29. "The Moulthrops ... (click for more)

Boy, 16, To Face Murder Charges In Criminal Court On Triple Lookout Valley Slayings

A Lookout Valley youth who was 15 at the time of his alleged involvement in a massacre in the valley will stand trial as an adult. Jacob Allison, who is now 16, was taken by the sheriff's office to the Hamilton County Jail after a transfer hearing in Juvenile Court on Friday morning. Juvenile Court Judge Rob Philyaw said under state law he has jurisdiction over rehabilitation ... (click for more)

Justin Wilkins Selected As Deputy Chief Of Staff For Mayor Berke

Native Chattanoogan Justin Wilkins will serve as Mayor Andy Berke's deputy chief of staff, it was announced Friday. Mr. Wilkins has spent the last several years serving as the Tennessee state director for multiple advocacy and electoral organizations, including Organizing for America and Organizing for Action. Prior to that, he worked as project manager at Profit Plans LLC ... (click for more)

Mackey Should Be Thankful For The State Troopers On Highway 153

This is in response to a statement made by Warren Mackey at the commission meeting.  His question was to the mayor regarding the state troopers writing tickets on Highway 153, saying they were on a rampage.   It is apparent that Mr. Mackey doesn’t travel this highway.  His only concern was that the ticket money was going into state funds and not into county funds. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Let’s ‘Pay It Forward’

At 7 a.m. on Wednesday morning, this at a Starbucks coffee store located at 2186 Tyrone Blvd. in St. Petersburg, Fla.,  an unidentified woman who was first in line at the drive-through window, politely told the drive-through window clerk she would like to “pay it forward.” The clerk checked the next order – it was a caramel macchiato – and the first customer paid for both her ... (click for more)