Chattanooga YFD Weekly Top 10

Monday, September 16, 2013
For the week of Sept 9th, 2013 and Beyond...

 


#1   CITY OF CHATTANOOGA'S GOFEST! 2013


AT THE CHATTANOOGA ZOO! 
Saturday, September 21st, 2013 from 10 AM to 3 PM.

Animal attractions and interactions abound, but breaking boundaries and increasing disability awareness are at the heart of Go!Fest, which also will showcase activities, entertainment and information from various social service agencies and other civic-minded groups, businesses and institutions. Go!Fest is part of an initiative created to help make Chattanooga more accessible to everyone, regardless of their ability.Visitors of all abilities will go wild for a free day at the Chattanooga Zoo at Warner Park during the 9th Annual Go!Fest Celebration. Click here for more!

 

 

 

#2   NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER SCHEDULE
Plenty of things going on in Hixson! 
Here's just a few things:
BINGO
First & 4thTuesday of Month, 10AM-11AM (FREE)
CARDS
Tuesday & Thursday, 1:30PM-4:30PM (FREE)
KNITTING 
Wednesday, 10AM-NOON (FREE)
BEGINNING LINE DANCING
Wednesday, 5PM-6PM ($5)
ADVANCED LINE DANCING
Wednesday, 6PM-8PM ($4)
MAHJONG
Thursday, 1PM-3PM (FREE)
TAP DANCE FOR ADULTS
Friday, 1PM-2PM ($6)
YOGA
Tuesday, 9AM-10AM ($6)
Full schedule can found here: or by calling Linda at  870-8924. The facility is located at 1009 Executive Drive, suite 102 in Hixson. 
 


 

 

#3   FALL POOL SCHEDULE IS OUT! 

Water Fitness, Swim lessons, open swim and more

The summer season may have come to an end, but it doesn't mean you can not enjoy the pool! Or in our case, all 3 pools! Brainerd, South Chattanooga and North River YMCA. We are proud to offer lap swim, water aerobics, swim lessons, stroke classes and more! Just click here for the new fall pool schedule and more information about our pools. Or call Peggy at 697-1385. 

  

Check out this video to see what our pools are like!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#4   FREE MEDICARE PART D INFORMATION/ADVICE-EASTGATE CENTER

This Thursday, September 19th from 9:30-11:30. 

Insurance can be confusing...however experts will be on hand at the Eastgate Senior Center this Thursday. They will be glad to help and answer any question you may have. 

CALL for an appointment. 1-877-801-0044.   

 **New Senior Cardio Class available Thursdays at11am! FREE!** 
 
 
 



  
 
#5   FREE LEXIA LITERACY PROGRAM SIGN UPS
FREE HOMEWORK HELP AND MORE!

Technology Based Program In 11 Youth and Family Development Centers. Homework help in 16 locations after school! 

Now that school is well under way, sign ups and registration continues for Lexia's CORE 5 Literacy Program that will revolutionize after school programs in 11 of our centers...Avondale, Brainerd, Carver, East Chattanooga, Eastdale, East Lake, North Chattanooga, Hixson, South Chattanooga,  Washington Hills, Westside

Remaining centers will feature Lexia later this year and in 2014, however all centers offer after school homework help for free!  
 
 
 
 
 

#6  FALL PROGRAM SCHEDULES AT 17 YFD CENTERS.

As mentioned above, all centers feature after school homework help, literacy programs and more, but each center also offers a variety of other programs. Visitingchattanooga.gov/youthandfamily will have you connected to all fall activities going on now. 

 

Click here to go directly to the page. Then click on "Ongoing Activities" under each center.  


 
 
 
 

#7    YOUTH ULTIMATE FRISBEE CLASSES AT BRAINERD CENTER!

For teens 13-17, every Wednesday from 4-6pm.

Ultimate is a team sport played with a flying disc. The object of the game is to score points by passing the disc to a player in the opposing end zone, similar to an end zone in football. Players may not run with the disc, and must keep a pivot while holding the disc. Want to learn the game? Why not. If you have a teen interested, swing by Brainerd on Wednesdays from 4-6pm. Or call 425-3600. 

 

 

 

 

 

Last week to sign up!!

Adult women's basketball sign ups continue at Tyner/East Brainerd Center through this Wednesdaywith the season starting Setp. 30th. Games are playedon Sunday afternoons with full season, tournament and more. Cost is $250 at team. Call 855-2664 for more information. 


 

 

  

 
-IN THE WEEKS TO COME- 

   

 


September 28th from 10am-2pm!

FREE FREE FREE.

Come see the classics and antiques at our Annual Car Show! Look for all the classics just behind Northgate Mall in Hixson. If you are interested in coming or presenting, please call Linda at 870-8924 today! 

 

 

   

      



#10   NATIONAL NIGHT OUT ACTIVITIES!
Tuesday October 1st! Several locations
Time to get out, speak out, and support your neighborhood and community! Several of our centers are hosting events and fairs, with two big ones this year at Eastdale and South Chattanooga Centers, starting at 6pm. Free activities, fun and much more. GET OUT and support your community! 

 


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Wade Hinton Launches Web Portal Designed To Help Increase Diversity On Boards

Chattanooga is a very diverse city with the population accounting for 51 percent women and close to 40 percent people of color.  Recognizing that most of the area non-profit boards did not accurately reflect the diversity of the Chattanooga community as a result of having a difficult time in finding diverse talent, community leader and attorney Wade Hinton created  Board ... (click for more)

Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson Booked At County Jail; Says He Is Not Guilty

Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson was booked at the Bradley County Jail Friday morning. He faces six separate charges of altering/falsifying/forging a title plate assignment. Sheriff Watson, a former state legislator, posted a $30,000 bond. He issued this statement, "For more than a year, I have confronted numerous accusations from some who desire to have more control ... (click for more)

County School Board Members, Rep. Favors Rap State Take-Over Plans For Low Performing Schools; New Superintendent To Come Up With Community Plan

County School Board members at a Thursday work session took turns rapping a state take-over plan for low performing schools. New Supt. Bryan Johnson said he will work over the next 30-45 days to come up with a community proposal for strengthening the iZone schools. He said, "I'm not sold myself" on some of the aspects of a proposed state partnership with the school district. ... (click for more)

Do Something To Protect Our Children

It is unconscionable in this day and age that these children had to exist in such deplorable conditions and that an innocent baby suffered and died alone in a locked car.  Yes, there is blame and accountability considering this family had child neglect charges filed a few years ago (that were apparently dropped and expunged) and a large part of the responsibility should ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: School Board Shoves Back

The Hamilton County School Board, told that ‘no’ was not an option three months ago when state Education Commissioner Candice McQueen arrived to take over five floundering public schools, may have to ask the Governor to call out the Tennessee Guard. A very vocal School Board shoved a bitter ultimatum right back into McQueen’s lap during a work session Thursday night and showed it ... (click for more)