Chattanooga Zoo Celebrates Hug-A-Bunny Day Saturday

Monday, April 14, 2014

The Chattanooga Zoo will celebrate the arrival of spring and the Easter holiday on Saturday at the Zoo’s annual Hug-a-Bunny Day.  

From 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Zoo visitors will be able to hug real bunnies, have their picture made with the Easter bunny, hunt for Easter eggs at different education stations throughout the Zoo, watch the Zoo’s animals hunt for their own eggs, participate in numerous games, crafts, and activities, and more.  All activities are free with regular Zoo admission.  

This year, the Chattanooga Zoo welcomes back the 2nd annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny. This kick-off to Hug-a-Bunny Day will allow guests to enjoy a nutritious breakfast, exclusive time with the Zoo’s bunnies and the Easter bunny, as well as all the other Zoo animals, and more. Breakfast with the Easter Bunny will begin at 8:30 a.m. Tickets are available online at www.chattzoo.org or in the Zoo Gift Shop. 

“Hug-a-Bunny day is always such a fun springtime event for Zoo staff and guests,” says Darde Long, Chattanooga Zoo president and CEO. “Every year, this event continues to grow and this year, we will have more bunnies to hug and more eggs to hunt than ever before.” 

For more information on Hug-a-Bunny Day, visit www.chattzoo.org or call the Zoo Gift Shop at 697-1319. 



Signal Mountain Road Traffic Signal Upgrade At The Entrance To Wal-Mart On Tuesday

Due to a signal upgrade, the traffic signal at the intersection of Signal Mountain Road and the entrance to Wal-Mart will be non-working on Tuesday from 9 a.m. until approximately noon.   Motorists are asked to proceed through the intersection with caution. (click for more)

Shuptrine's Introduces Artist William Parker

Shuptrine's Gold Leaf Design will introduce watercolor artist William Parker with an exhibit starting in September.   Review for William Parker:  Billy is well-known in the South and celebrates "The Front Page" with several colorful and whimsical watercolor paintings.  Author of "Painting Along the Way," he immerses himself with images of the South ... (click for more)

Muslim Civil Rights Advocacy Group Calls For Protection Of Muslims In Tennessee In Light Of Statements By Sheriff Hammond

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, on Tuesday called on public officials "to act to protect the civil rights of Tennessee’s Muslim community following anti-Islam remarks" by Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond. Sheriff Hammond told members of the Hamilton County Pachyderm Club on Monday that he ... (click for more)

Chattanoogan Who Climbed Brooklyn Bridge And Took Selfie Is On His Way To Face Charges In New York

A Chattanoogan who climbed to the dizzying heights of the Brooklyn Bridge and then took a photo of himself is on his way to face charges in New York. Authorities there filed charges against David Karnauch after he pulled the stunt in early July with heavy traffic below him. Karnauch was due to appear before General Sessions Court Judge David Bales on Monday afternoon, but ... (click for more)

Sheriff Hammond Is Right On The Muslim Threat

Sheriff Hammond is exactly correct on the Muslims in Tennessee.  He sees with clear eyes the problem with the Muslims in our state and country.  They do want to take over Tennessee.  Our politicians are selling us down the river and allowing the trouble makers to dig in like tics and suck out the life's blood of our Constitution and take us over.  They ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My September Garden

As we begin the annual pilgrimage into fall, I walk through my garden and, in the spirit of Orchids and Onions, I see colorful mums starting to flower at the same time dried-up weeds are begging to be pulled. So as we turn the calendar to September, here are some things that catch my eye: A COLORFUL MUM to Chattanooga State for unveiling the Michael Hennen Hospitality Center in ... (click for more)