TODAY CUTS FOR A CURE, Alternative Visions Hair Academy, 6227 Lee Highway, 2-5 p.m., free haircuts but $10 minimum donation requested to benefit Chattanooga affiliate of Komen for the Cure. firstname.lastname@example.org.
28 THE 100 DINNER, Crabtree Farms, 1000 E. 30th St., 6 p.m., $100, dinner for 100 guests features local food from within 100 miles of Chattanooga prepared on-site by local chefs, music by Lou Wamp and Swing Shift, silent auction to benefit educational and outreach programs of Crabtree Farms. Make reservation online: crabtreefarms.org.
3 STAR-SPANGLED SUPPER, Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River St., 5:30 p.m., $50 adults, $10 children ages 12 and under; enjoy dinner and the music of the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera's pops concert in the air-conditioned lobby of the CTC, then watch the fireworks display following the concert. Reservations; 423-267-8534.
4 ST. JUDE BEACH PARTY, Universal Joint, 532 Lookout St., 4-8 p.m., restaurant patio will be covered in sand for beach party with T-shirt sales, raffles, specialty drinks and dunk tank with targets UTC football coach Russ Huesman and basketball coach Will Wade. Twenty percent of food sales will be donated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. 423-362-1313.
17 PAWS FOR THE CAUSE, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 6 p.m., $60 per person, $500 table of eight, live and silent auctions, live music and dog runway show to benefit Humane Educational Society of Chattanooga. 423-624-5302.
16 MUD RUN, Greenway Farms, 5051 Gann Store Road, Hixson, climb walls, crawl through tunnels and slide in mud at annual 5K fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga. June registration is $225 for team of five, $50 per person. After July 1, team registration is $250, individuals $60. habichatt.
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Susan Palmer Pierce is a reporter and columnist in the Life department. She began her journalism career as a summer employee 1972 for the News Free Press, typing bridal announcements and photo captions. She became a full-time employee in 1980, working her way up to feature writer, then special sections editor, then Lifestyle editor in 1995 until the merge of the NFP and Times in 1999. She was honored with the 2007 Chattanooga Woman of ...