Outdoor Expo & Gear Swap (and Adoptapalooza) April 26
Come check out gear, goods, programs and other fun outdoor stuff at our annualOutdoor Expo & Gear Swap (and Adoptapalooza)
, happening Sat., Apr. 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Coolidge Park. This year, we'll be joined by Sportsman's Warehouse, the Gear Closet, Electric Bike Specialists, High Point Climbing and Fitness and many more outdoor organizations. Visit with the Pet Placement Center, DoGood for a Dog Friendly Chattanooga and other dog adoption agencies to find you new best friend. The whole event is free, so come on out!
Featured Community Event
Leave No Trace at Stringers Ridge Park Apr. 20
After Easter Sunday dinner, go visit Stringers Ridge Park and the Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers on Sun., Apr. 20, from 1-4 p.m. at the Spears Ave. trailhead. The LNT Trainers will be offering good information and fun stuff to help you play outdoors with minimum impact to the environment.
More Community Events
Ragnarok Foster Falls Endurance Climb Comp Apr. 18
Chickamauga Chase Apr. 19
The 46th running of the Chickamauga Chase 15K, 5K, Scenic Walk and Kiddie K will take place at Chickamauga Battlefield in Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park this Sat., beginning at 8:30 a.m. Packet pickup and late registration happens at Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St. in Coolidge Park on Fri., Apr. 18, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Standup Paddleboard Demo Apr. 19
L2 Boards in downtown Chattanooga will host a free, standup paddleboard demo onSat., Apr. 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at their store, 100 Market St. Adults and kids ages 12 and older (accompanied by an adult) can try standup paddleboarding on the TN River.
More Community Events April 26-27
Bike Chattanooga an Example of Bike Share Innovation
The Xerox "Real Business" Website
has used our Bike Chattanooga bicycle transit system as an example of how cities are innovating to make bike sharing successful.
Hellbender T-Shirt Contest - Chattanooga Zoo
The Chattanooga Zoo is asking local artists of all ages to submit a new t-shirt design for their Hellbender Salamander conservation program. Sales of the t-shirts help raise funds for fieldwork to preserve this iconic Southeastern species. Interested artists should submit a .jpeg, .tiff, .eps. or .psd formatted design in a minimum of 300 dpi by Thurs., May 1 via email to David Headrick
at the Zoo. Visit the project Facebook page
to learn more.