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FEB. 4

The School of Journalism and Communication at Southern Adventist University invites the community to IGNITE Live with Christian recording artist Cory Asbury at 8 p.m. in Iles P.E. Center on campus. This talk-show-style, ticketed event will feature the singer/songwriter’s testimony about how music and worship helped him to overcome inner battles, as well as performances by Asbury, games, practical tips for alleviating stress, and music from one of Southern’s own student bands.

FEB. 13

Galentine’s Day Disco for ages 18 and older. Participants are encouraged to bust out their skates and enjoy an evening with their gals on a pop up skating rink. Pre-registration is required to attend and space is limited. There is a $5 entrance fee per gal and certain activities provided by a variety of vendors will have additional charges. 7-9 p.m. at Founders Hall at the Collegedale Commons.

FEB. 18

Black History Festival at East Lake Community Center, 3610 Dodds Ave., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. featuring 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. Free admission. RSVP for the event at

FEB. 21

Museum of 5ive Points Mardi Gras festivities. 6:30 p.m. Music and dancing to the sounds of New Orleans-style band, Vendetta Brass Band. Admission is $20 for non-members, $15 for members, and free for Ocoee Society members.


The Greater Chattanooga Colon Cancer Foundation 11th annual Rump Run, 9 a.m. at Enterprise South Nature Park. The Rump Run is a family-friendly timed 5K and 1-mile fun walk on a paved course through Enterprise South Nature Park with complimentary refreshments at the finish line. Register here.

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