Community Briefs

Community Briefs

April 28th, 2012 in Life Entertainment


Benefit singing: Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, 597 LaFayette Highway, Rocky Face, Ga., 5 p.m. hot-dog dinner, $5; 6 p.m. concert. Benefits the Danny and Lisa Goss family. 706-673-4666.

Dalton Ghost Tours: Wooden deck across from Wink Theatre, West Crawford Street, Dalton, Ga., special guest Alexandra Rose of Atlanta's Spiritual Alchemy joins guests for one-hour walking tour of haunted sites, 7 p.m., $10. 706-673-7104.

Fish fry/yard sale: Marcella Center for the Arts and Education, 117 Washington Road, Sweetwater, Tenn., 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Fish fry 10 a.m.-2 p.m., $5 sandwich combo, desserts $1. 423-337-0075.

Healthy Kids Day: North River Family YMCA, 4138 Hixson Pike, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free children's activities with special ride-and-drive event in Dodge brand of family vehicles for parents. For every test drive taken, Dodge brand will donate $20 to the North River Y.

Jazz ensemble concert: Southern Adventist University, Ackerman Auditorium, Collegedale, Tenn., 9 p.m., free. 236-2880.

Year of the Youth Rally: East Lake Courts, center courtyard, 2600 Fourth Ave., 1-3 p.m. free. Hamilton County Democratic Party holds voter registration. Chattanooga State and labor union representatives on hand to discuss opportunities. 322-4721.


Donation dinner: Union Fork Baptist Church, 350 Lee Pike, Soddy-Daisy, noon, spaghetti dinner with bread, dessert and drink to raise funds for vacation Bible school. 332-4883.

Flute/piano recital: Brainerd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brainerd Road, 3 p.m., Ronda Ford and Tim Hinck perform. 710-1142.


Yappy Meower: Blue Plate Restaurant, 191 Chestnut St., 5-7 p.m., $20 donation to McKamey Animal Center. 425-3750.


American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers: Chattanooga Choo Choo, 1400 Market St., 11:30 a.m., $15 lunch, $5 student members. Program by Tom Werkema on climate change. Reservations needed; call 598-8022.


Pet Placement Center benefit: Foodworks, 205 Manufacturers Road, 6-9 p.m., $50. Silent auction benefits animal shelter. 485-1350.


College/career fair: Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center, Dalton, Ga., 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., free, sponsored by Northwest Georgia College and Career Academy for high school and college students, more than 300 vendors. Four speakers on the hour from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 706-876-3600.

Gospel benefit: Tiger Creek Elementary School, 134 Rhea McClanahan Drive, Tunnel Hill, Ga., 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. gospel concert to benefit American Cancer Society. Performances by The Greesons, Jeff Hullender Family and Park City Boys. 706-935-9890.

Rummage sale: First Baptist Church of Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., 2645 LaFayette Road, 8 a.m., furniture, exercise equipment, household items, clothing; concessions sold. Sale continues May 5. 903-2365.


Rummage sale: Daisy United Methodist Church, 9508 Dayton Pike, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. rain or shine. 842-4994.