Culture Books Brings New Black History Festival To Renovated East Lake Community Center Feb. 18

  • Wednesday, January 4, 2023

In celebration of Black History Month, Culture Books and Rhyme N Chatt Interactive Poetry Organization will present the Black History Festival on Feb. 18 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Officials said, "Culture Books and Rhyme N Chatt proudly presents Chattanooga’s very first Black History Festival. This event will feature local vendors, authors, a walk through, interactive museum,
cultural food and performances that include African drums, African dance, instructional painting,
art exhibits, book giveaways, spoken word performances and musical performances, to name a
few. It will be a fun day of family, culture and fun."

The event will be held at the newly renovated East Lake Community Center, 3610 Dodds Ave.,
thanks to a sponsorship from the Department of Equity and Community Engagement. It is a
free admission event.

To RSVP for the event, visit

Chattanooga Zoo Ice Cream Safari Is June 17
  • 6/6/2023

The Chattanooga Zoo's 7th annual Ice Cream Safari is set for Saturday, June 17, from 4-7 p.m. Guests will enjoy unlimited sweet treats and ice cream tastings while exploring the zoo. In addition ... more

Central Avenue Southbound Emergency Closure Announced
  • 6/6/2023

The Chattanooga Division of Transportation announced emergency land closures on southbound Central Avenue between E. 4th Street and E. 3rd Street. The section of Central Ave heading south ... more

Construction And Paving Updates Announced
  • 6/5/2023

The Chattanooga Division of Transportation announces the following construction and paving updates: Construction Closures/Updates: 100 East Main Street / Mitchell Street The following ... more