Good-cause calendar, upcoming fundraisers

Good-cause calendar, upcoming fundraisers

April 1st, 2012 in Life Entertainment


14 Palate 2 Palette, Southside Gallery stroll, 5-8 p.m., visitors served wine with food by local restaurants; Bubbles and Sweets at Track 29, 8-10 p.m. for desserts and dancing; $75.

14 Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast, Bald Headed Bistro, Cleveland, Tenn. 7-11 a.m., $6 ages 6 and older, benefits Cleveland Kiwanis Club. 596-8424.

15 Move for Uganda, Coolidge Park, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. live music and African village setup, 2 p.m. 5K race; $25 race entry fee with advance registration, $30 on-site.

15 Get Your Game On, Heritage High School, 3960 Poplar Springs Road, 3 p.m. $10. Catoosa County Special Olympics' fundraiser includes fashion show and silent auction. Tickets at Catoosa County schools, Gateway Bank, Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union. 706-965-4052.

18 Odyssey 2012, Chattanooga Convention Center, noon, speakers are journalist Michele Norris and NASA astronaut Col. Eileen Collins, benefits Young Women's Leadership Academy Foundation. Tickets sold by tables: $800 nonprofits, $1,000 corporate tables, $1,500-$5,000 sponsorships. 468-4105.

19 Habitat for Humanity Spring Dinner, The Mill, 1601 Gulf St., 5-8 p.m., tables of eight start at $500, benefits Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga. Reservations due April 8. 756-0507, ext. 15.

20 Go Red Luncheon, Chattanooga Convention Center, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $60, benefits American Heart Association. For tickets: 763-4403.

20 Chattanooga Girls Choir 25th Anniversary Party, Ridgedale Baptist Church, Family Life Center, 1831 Hickory Valley Road, 7 p.m. dinner and auction, 7:30 p.m. music program, $25 ($200 table of eight). Advance tickets required: 296-1006.

21 Dancing Stars of Dalton, Northwest Georgia Trade & Convention Center, 2211 Dug Gap Battle Road, Dalton, Ga., 6 p.m., $100 (tables $700-$10,000); 10 celebrity dancers compete to benefit Georgia chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.

27 Women of Distinction Awards, Chattanooga Convention Center, 11 a.m., $70, sponsorships available, benefits American Lung Association of Tennessee. 629-1098.

27 Wine and Pearls, The Mill, 1601 Gulf St., 6-9 p.m., $75, benefits The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation/Sarah Cannon Cancer Center at Parkridge Medical Center.

29 Chocolate Fling, Pier 2, 209 Riverfront Parkway, 2 p.m., $25 in advance, chocolate dessert sampling to benefit Epilepsy Foundation. 634-1772.


3 StyleWorks, Chattanooga Convention Center, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., fashion show, luncheon and marketplace benefits Siskin Children's Institute. Preview party with Marketplace shopping on May 2, 5-8 p.m. For tickets to either: 648-1707.

4 Bunny Hop, First Tennessee Pavilion, 6-8:30 p.m., $35 adults, $15 children ages 2 and older, $100 family ticket, benefits Children's Home Chambliss Shelter. Peter Rabbit-themed event includes dinner, music, silent auction, live bunnies, children's activities.

4 Legends and Leaders Dinner, Chattanooga Golf and Country Club, 6 p.m., UTC alumni awards dinner. Reservations required due to limited seating. 425-4785.

5 Do The Derby Chattanooga Style, AT&T Field, 4:30-11 p.m., $75, $125 VIP couple, $25 per person after 8 p.m., benefits Kids on the Block; Kentucky Derby televised, bagpipe band, bourbon and cigar tent, celebrity impersonators. 757-5259.

11 Fish & Chips Mayberry Style, The Car Barn, 7-11 p.m., $75 ($125 VIP), benefits Children's Advocacy Center of Hamilton County. Old-fashioned fish fry includes dinner, casino games and silent auction. 266-6918.

12 Zombie Stomp Race, Silver Shoe Ranch, 1400 Prosser Drive, Dalton, Ga., race start times staggered from 8 to 11 a.m., obstacle course/mud race/fun run to benefit Georgia chapter of Alzheimer's Association. Entry fee is $40 per person for 5K, $50 for 10K, $150 four-person teams; $25 one-mile fun run for ages 5-13.

15 Tuesday Night Live, Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River St., 5:30-7:30 p.m., $100 ($175 VIP). Local parody of NBC's late-night comedy show to benefit CTC, hosted by Emmy winner Leslie Jordan. 267-8534.

To be included

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

Print 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.