Community Briefs

Community Briefs

May 12th, 2012 in Life Entertainment


Dumplings, Donuts and Derailleurs: Cycle-sports Concepts Bicycle Shop, 512 E. Main St., 4:30-7 p.m., free bike maintenance and safety event. 531-7623.


AARP driver safety class: Garden Plaza of Greenbriar Cove, 4586 Forsythia Way in Collegedale, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $12 AARP members, $14 nonmembers. To register: 396-5100.

Chattanooga Historical Association: Chattanooga Public Library, 1001 Broad St., 7 p.m., free, visitors welcome. Steve Robinson speaks on "The Flight of the Vin Fiz." 886-2550.

JFK Club: Blue Orleans Restaurant, corner of Main and Market streets, noon, $11 buffet lunch, program by Bill Taylor, 3rd District candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives. Visitors welcome to meeting, reservation required for lunch; email

Southside Casual Classics: The Camp House, 1427 Williams St., 7:30 p.m., free but donations accepted, program by clarinetist Jay Craven. 505-6688.


Hamilton County Republican Women: GOP Headquarters, 1428 Chestnut St., 11:30 a.m., Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger is guest speaker. Lunch reservations required: 266-6855.

Noon Nosh: Jewish Cultural Center, 5461 North Terrace Road, noon, $8. Reservations required by Monday. Lunch is barbecue beef, three sides and peach pie. Program by John Stuermer, executive director of Hamilton County 911 Emergency Community District. 493-0270.

Sweet Adelines open house: 4200 N. Access Road, 7 p.m., for women interested in singing a cappella barbershop harmony.


Lunch and Learn: EPB Office, seventh-floor conference room, 10 W. M.L. King Blvd., free to Chattanooga Technology Council members, $20 nonmembers. Program by Patsy Hazlewood, Southeast Tennessee Regional Director for Economic and Community Development. To register: 826-8700 or


Bicycle maintenance class: Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St., 6-7:30 p.m., free, no reservation needed. Trek Bicycle Store leads class on brakes, bike maintenance and repair. 643-6888.

Choral Evensong: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St., 7:30 p.m., free but donations accepted for Chattanooga Area Food Bank. 266-8195.

Family canoe trip: Meet at Greenway Farm, 5051 Gann Store Road, 6-8 p.m., $8 per person includes equipment, children ages 5 and up may participate if accompanied by an adult. Limited to 16 participants, reservations required. Email terri@out or call 643-6888.

Photographic Society of Chattanooga: St. John United Methodist Church, 3921 Murray Hills Drive, 7 p.m., Larry Perry gives program on digital photography. 344-5643.