Community Briefs

Community Briefs

May 5th, 2012 in Life Entertainment

TODAY

Blood Drive: Signal Crest United Methodist Church, 1005 Ridgeway Ave., 8 a.m.-1 p.m., annual blood drive in memory of David Viens. 886-5195.

Rummage Sale: Second Missionary Services, Dodson Avenue at Blackford Street, one block off Third Street, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 488-4643.

SUNDAY

Art Reception: North River Civic Center, 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, 2-4 p.m., free, opening of new exhibit "Hixson's Treasures from the Past." Refreshments popular in the 1800s and 1900s will be served. 870-8924.

James County Historical Society: Ooltewah United Methodist Church, 6131 Relocation Way, 2:30 p.m., free and visitors welcome. Randy Sticher presents program on area American Indian sites. 238-5621, ext. 12.

MONDAY

Catoosa County Republican Party: Hampton Inn, 6875 Battlefield Parkway, 6:30 p.m., candidates' forum and meet-and-greet, visitors welcome. 488-7288

TUESDAY

Chattanooga Democratic Women's Club: IBEW No. 175 building, 3922 Volunteer Drive, Suite 9, 6 p.m., visitors welcome, installation of new officers. 304-8135 or email pwampler@comcast.net.

WEDNESDAY

Chattanooga Stamp Club: Hickory Valley Christian Church fellowship hall, 6605 Shallowford Road, 6:30 p.m. social hour, 7:30 p.m. business meeting. Program on "Ships of Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941."

Street Smarts Cycling Seminar: Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St., 6 p.m., learn bicycle laws and how to ride in traffic, bring bike and helmet if you wish to join post-class practice ride. 643-6888.

THURSDAY

Book Signing: Brainerd Baptist BX Cafe, 4011 Austin St., 6:30 p.m., free. Barbara Tucker signs two new books in the "A Family's Journey" series. 208-7882.

Moccasin Bend Bicycle Ride: Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St., 6-8 p.m., free and open to adults and youth ages 16 and older accompanied by an adult. Bring bike and helmet for ride on city streets to Moccasin Bend. 643-6888.

MoneyLife Workshop: Southern Champion Tray, 220 Comress St., 8:30 a.m.-noon, $39 includes breakfast and materials. Preregistration required: www.crown.org/workshop.

Spring Job Fair: Brainerd BX Crossroads, 4011 Austin St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., sponsored by Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Tennessee Development District and Tennessee Career Center. 601-813-7815.

MAY 12

Beer Over Dirt: Renaissance Park, 3-7:30 p.m., $30, North Chickamauga Creek Conservancy hosts fundraiser with beers from local breweries, food and music. beeroverdirt.com

Hubfest: Heritage Park, 1428 Jenkins Road, 11 a.m.-4p.m., free community festival with music by Dismembered Tennesseans, children's activities, storytelling.

Kids in the Kitchen: Coolidge Park, Walker Pavilion, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Junior League sponsors children's activities to teach healthy eating. Samples, giveaways and prizes. 267-5053.

Singles Dance: First-Centenary United Methodist Church, Mohney Hall, 399 McCallie Ave., 7-10 p.m., $8. 756-2021.