Good-cause calendar and upcoming fundraisers in the Chattanooga area

Good-cause calendar and upcoming fundraisers in the Chattanooga area

April 6th, 2012 in Life Entertainment

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  • Calendar: Email items to Karen Nazor Hill at khill@timesfreepress.com and Susan Pierce at spierce@timesfreepress.com 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 khill@timesfreepress.com or spierce@timesfree press.com. Include event name, location and who fundraiser benefited. * Contacts: Karen Hill at 757-6396 or Susan Pierce at 757-6284.

April

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. www.p2pchattanooga.com.

  • Car/Motorcycle Show, Central High School, 5728 Highway 58, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. flea market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. bike/car show, $20 car show entry fee, benefits Central High School Band. 309-5503.

  • Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast, Bald Headed Bistro, 201 Keith St. SW, 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 if preregister, $30 on-site. moveforuganda.com.

  • Get Your Game On, Heritage High School auditorium, 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, featured 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, $1,500-$5,000 sponsorships. 468-4105.

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

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

  • 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). Tickets: 296-1006.

21 Bike To Build, Bradley Central High School, Cleveland, Tenn., 13-, 30- and 60-mile bike rides to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Cleveland, $55 entry fee until April 19, $75 on April 20-21. Check-in is Friday, April 20, at Toyota of Cleveland on I-75, 5-7 p.m. www.habitatofcleveland.org.

  • Dancing Stars of Dalton, Northwest Georgia 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. www.dancingstarsofdalton.com.

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

  • 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. minniepearl.org/events.

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

May

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 May 2, 5-8 p.m. For tickets: 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. www.bunny-hop.org

  • 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 ticket, $25 after 8 p.m.), benefits Kids on the Block; Kentucky Derby televised, bagpipe band, bourbon and cigar tent, celebrity impersonators. 757-5259.

  • Gospel benefit, Walmart, 2020 Gunbarrel Road, 10 a.m., country/gospel singing to benefit Children's Hospital at Erlanger, eight acts, children's activities.

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. zombiestomprace.com.

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.