Around the region

Around the region

February 1st, 2014 by Susan Pierce in Life Entertainment


• Civil War Lecture: Catoosa County Library, 108 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga., 1 p.m., free Civil War lecture by historian Gerry Depken on "Welcome to the Sixth: The Newest Cavalry Unit Writes Its History from 1861-1865." 706-965-3600.


• Black History Concert: Olivet Baptist Church, 740 E. M.L. King Blvd., 3 p.m., free performance by Neshawn Yvette Bynum. 423-266-8709.

• Black History Month Performance: Hunter Museum of American Art, 10 Bluff View, 1:30 p.m., free, performances by members of The Creative Underground. 423-267-0968.


• Parenting Talk: Baylor School Alumni Chapel, 7 p.m., free community lecture by Dr. Wendy Model, author of "The Blessing of a Skinned Knee" and "The Blessing of a B Minus." Talk on hyper-parenting and the temptation to overindulge and overprotect children, followed by a question-and-answer session. 4230757-2897.


• MacDowell Music Club: Brainerd Baptist Church, 300 Brookfield Ave., 10:30 a.m., business meeting followed by free musical program open to the public; music by Susan Whitacre, Casie Runkie, Virginia Marion and David Friberg.


• Black History Month Program: Hunter Museum of American Art, 10 Bluff View, 6 p.m., music, dance, spoken word and visual art presentations in conjunction with the exhibit "Slavery: A Continued Legacy." Program produced by Shane Morrow and The Creative Underground in partnership with Bessie Smith Cultural Center. For tickets, call 423-267-0968.

• NBA Player Visits: Southern Adventist University, Iles P.E. Center, Collegedale, Tenn., 11 a.m., free and open to the public. Bob Love, who played for the Chicago Bulls 1969-1976, speaks on how he overcame a stuttering disability. 423-236-2814.