Community Briefs

Community Briefs

May 19th, 2012 in Life Entertainment


Barbershop chorus/quartets show: Lee University, Conn Center, Cleveland, Tenn., 7 p.m., $15, $21 and $27. Annual Show of Champions sponsored by Sound of Tennessee Chorus.

Battlefield bike ride: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., 9:30 a.m., join ranger for two-hour ride through battlefield. Bring bike and helmet. Children ages 8 and older welcome when accompanied by an adult. 706-866-9241.

Catoosa County Democratic Party: Democratic Headquarters in OSA Inc. building, 7638 Nashville St., Ringgold, Ga., 9 a.m., program includes 1890's Day Festival, candidate qualifying, and the 2012 elections. 706-826-8644.

Georgia Chapter, Trail of Tears: McIntosh Reserve Park, Whitesburg, Ga., 10:30 a.m., visitors welcome. Joshua S. Haynes speaks on theft and violence on the Creek-Georgia frontier between 1773 and 1812. Bring a picnic lunch.

Moofest: Downtown Athens, Tenn., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., $3, family festival. Steven Curtis Chapman concert at 6:30 p.m. at Tennessee Wesleyan University, 6:30 p.m., $10-$25. 423-745-0334.

Spring Festival of Dance: UTC Fine Arts Center, corner of Vine and Palmetto streets, 8 p.m., $15 adults, $12 students, Ballet Tennessee students perform contemporary, ballet and modern dance.


Band concert: Brainerd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brainerd Road, 6 p.m., free, MidSouth Concert Band presents Americana-themed concert.

Health talk: Eastgate Town Center, 5600 Brainerd Road, 2-4 p.m., Dr. John Standridge, owner and founder of Personal Medicine & Personal Wellness, speaks on "Promoting Health 2012" with demonstrations by Personal Wellness associates.


Bradley County Democratic Party: Cleveland-Bradley County Public Library, community room, 795 Church St., Cleveland, Tenn., 7 p.m., visitors welcome. Speaker is David Testerman, candidate for 10th District state senator. 336-1129.

Rock City anniversary: Rock City Gardens, 1400 Patten Road, Lookout Mountain. 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., first 80 guests admitted for original admission price of 25 cents; after that $18.95 adults, $10.95 ages 3-12. Rocky hosts birthday party at 1 p.m. at Lover's Leap. 706-820-2531.


Book signing: Chick-Fil-A, 1137 Battlefield Parkway, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., 5-7 p.m. Tuesday. Rachel Burson signs "Aalayah's New Hope."


Jewish Film Series: Jewish Cultural Center, 5461 North Terrace, 7 p.m., $5. For ages 16 and older. Movie is "Kaddish for a Friend." 493-0270.


Outdoor movie: Chester Frost Park beach, movie about a boy's friendship with a dolphin starts when dark, arrive early for family activities, free, sponsored by Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Dept. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. 842-6748.

MAY 26

Pancake breakfast: Applebee's, 5606 Brainerd Road, 7:30-9:30 a.m., $5. Fundraiser sponsored by American Red Cross Youth Council to assist victims of natural disasters. 432-5922.