Good-cause calendar

Good-cause calendar

October 30th, 2011 by Susan Pierce in Life Entertainment


3 Chattanooga Public Library annual meeting-luncheon, Oak Street Center of First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 408 Oak St., 11:30 a.m., $10, featured speaker is author Susan Gregg Gilmore. 757-5425.

-- Magic for Moms, The Chattanoogan, 6 p.m., $75, featuring former LA Laker Magic Johnson, benefits Helene DiStefano Fund's Miracles for Moms, which provides financial aid to mothers with cancer. 760-2003.

5 Princess Presto Tea Party, The Tea Cottage, 2233 Hickory Valley Road, 2 p.m., $20, princess party for children ages 4 and older with photos, take-home gifts, lesson with Princess Presto, benefits WTCI Channel 45, reservations required. 702-7814.

11 A Song for the Children, Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St., 8 p.m., Vince Gill in concert to benefit Children's Advocacy Center of Hamilton County, $35 and $50. A $175 VIP ticket includes cocktail reception and dinner catered by Carrabba's at Loose Cannon Studio, reserved concert seating, post-concert dessert reception at the Tivoli and transportation to and from Loose Cannon. 266-6918.

-- Holiday Hearts, Chattanooga Convention Center, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., merchant marketplace, cooking demonstrations, silent auction, Belk fashion show and luncheon, $50 ($400 corporate table), benefits Hospice of Chattanooga. 892-4289.

-- Greek Pastry Sale, Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 722 Glenwood Drive, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., sale of Greek pastries benefits Chattanooga Community Kitchen, Chattanooga Room in the Inn, Ronald McDonald House Charities and Times Free Press Neediest Cases. 629-2364.

12 Gatsby Gala Signature Chef's Auction, Chattanooga Convention Center, 6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. dinner by chefs from 11 Chattanooga restaurants, 8:30 program and live auction followed by dancing, benefits March of Dimes. For tickets: 267-7172.

-- Spectrum, Hunter Museum of American Art, 10 Bluff View, 6 p.m., dinner gala with live and silent auctions to benefit Hunter Museum, $175. 267-0968.

16 History Makers Luncheon, Chattanooga Convention Center, 11:30 a.m., honoring Mai Bell Hurley and Mayor Ron Littlefield for Chattanooga Venture, benefits Chattanooga History Center. For tickets: 265-3247.

18 Party Like a Rock Star, DoubleTree Hotel, 7 p.m., $100, cocktails and silent auction, followed by dinner, karaoke and live auction. Guests encouraged to dress like rock stars; benefits American Lung Association of Tennessee. For tickets: 629-1098 to be included

To be included

-- Calendar: Email items to Karen Nazor Hill at and Susan Pierce at spierce@timesfree by Monday before the Sunday it appears. Include event name, date, hours, location, ticket price and phone.

-- Photo layouts: Email four to six photos with left to right identifications to Karen Nazor Hill at or spierce@timesfree Include event name, location and who fundraiser benefited.

-- Contacts: Karen Hill at 757-6396 or Susan Pierce at 757-6284.