Community Briefs

Community Briefs

February 5th, 2011 by Susan Pierce in Life Entertainment


* Food Drive: Strasburg Children, Hamilton Place, 10 a.m.- 9 p.m., collection of nonperishable goods for donation to Frienddship Haven Home for the Elderly. Drive concludes Sunday. 899-7276


* Anderson Lecture Series: Southern Adventist University, Hulsey Wellness Center Room 3135, 7 p.m., free, Donald Robinson, audit director for Bank of America in Charlotte, N.C., is speaker. 236-2753.

* Bike Polo: Weekly pickup games begin in First Tennessee Pavilion, 1801 Reggie White Blvd., 4-6 p.m., free and open to all skill levels, bring own bike, mallets provided, helmets required.

* Business Workshop: Coping Skills in the Workplace, Urban League of Chattanooga, 730 E. M.L. King Blvd., 9-11 a.m., free, 756-1762.

* Chattanooga Engineers Club: Doubletree Hotel, 407 Chestnut St., noon, program on Lifetone's new product for the hearing-impaired.

* Chattanooga Hiking Club: Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St., 6:30 p.m., free, National Park Service ranger David Rose shares stories of living and working in Yosemite Park.

* Swingle Singers: Lee University, Dixon Center, 7:30 p.m., famous a cappella group in concert. Tickets available by phone at 614-8343.


* Democratic Women's Club: IBEW Hall, 3922 Volunteer Drive, 6 p.m., free and visitors welcome, Hamilton County Commissioner Warren Mackey is guest speaker. 875-0100.

* Chattanooga Writers Guild: Bicentennial Library, 1001 Broad St., enter through the 11th Street entrance, 6:30 p.m., free and open to the public, two mini-workshops offered then participants combine for discussion.

* Elderscholars: UTC University Center, Lookout Mountain Room, 1 p.m., free, Tennessee River Gorge Trust presentation by trust's director Jim Brown and Lanny McNabb. For more information, e-mail

* Open House: Southern Adventist University, Iles P.E. Center, 10 a.m. to noon, free, lunch included, meet professors and see campus. 1-800-SOUTHERN.

* Pedestrian Safety Workshop: BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Silver Life Center, 301 W. M.L. King Blvd., 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., registration required because lunch is provided, workshop for senior adults on creating pedestrian-friendly environments. To register, e-mail or call 643-7880.


* Tea Collection Trunk Show: WiggleWorm, 307 Manufacturers Road, Suite 105, spring and summer children's fashions for infants to size 12. 756-8181.


* Portraiture Class: Hunter Museum of American Art, 6-8 p.m., $25 museum members, $30 nonmembers, Stan Townsend leads figure drawing/portraiture workshop, bring own materials, clothed live model provided. 267-0968

* Flute Recital: Cadek Recital Hall, 725 Oak Street on UTC campus, 7:30 p.m., free, Nora Kile in faculty flute recital. 425-4601.


* Job Readiness Computer Skills: Urban League of Chattanooga, 730 E. M.L. King Blvd., 2-4 p.m., free, five sessions teach how to create an e-mail account, resume, cover letters, learn MS Word, and how to do an Internet job search. 756-1762

Feb. 12

* Scripture Symposium: Adventist Theological Society Scripture Symposium, Southern Adventist University, Lynn Wood Hall chapel in Collegedale, 3:30 p.m., free, "How Reliable is Scripture?" led by professors Alan Parker, Martin Klingbeil, Edwin Reynolds and Michael Hasel followed by panel discussion and questions and answers. 236-2989.

* Tree Care Workshop: Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St. in Coolidge Park, 1 p.m., free, arborists Jon Nessle and Preston Roberts lead workshop on tree identification and pruning. 643-6888.