Chattanooga area good-cause calendar, upcoming fundraisers

Chattanooga area good-cause calendar, upcoming fundraisers

February 9th, 2014 by Susan Pierce in Life Entertainment

TO BE INCLUDED

• Calendar: Email items to Karen Nazor Hill at khill@timesfreepress.com and Susan Pierce at spierce@timesfreepress.com by Monday before the Sunday it appears. Include event name, date, hours, location, ticket price and phone.

• Photo layouts: Email four to six photos with left to right identifications to spierce@timesfree press.com. Include event name, location and who fundraiser benefited. Contact: Susan Pierce at 757-6284.

FEBRUARY

11 ZUMBATHON, UTC Aquatic and Recreation Center, 601 E. Fifth St., 4-7 p.m., $5 UTC students, $10 all others. Dance to raise money for American Heart Association's Go Red for Women, with giveaways and DJ. 423-425-4213.

12 POSSIBILITIES, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1100 Carter St., 11:30 p.m., $75. Col. Greg Gadson, who lost both legs in an IED explosion in Iraq, is featured speaker at fundraiser for Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation. 423-634-1208.

14 BROKEN HEARTS BALL, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 8 p.m., $35 advance registration, $45 at door. Come single or with a date for music and dancing with Valentine's entertainment such as "worst breakup line" or "best forever story"; benefits Partnership for Families, Children and Adults' Rape Crisis Center. 423-697-3828.

21-23 ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 21-22, noon-4 p.m. Feb. 23, $15 ticket good for three days, benefits Houston Museum of Decorative Arts. Preview party is Thursday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m., $75 ticket includes show admission. 423-267-7176.

21 BIG BAND DANCE, Fairyland Club, 1201 Fleetwood Drive, Lookout Mountain, 7:30 p.m., $50 per person includes hors d'oeuvres, dance to music of American Legion Post 95 Legionnaires, benefits scholarship fund of Performing Arts League of Greater Chattanooga Inc. 423-521-7477.

25 SPAY-GHETTI NO MEATBALLS, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 6-9 p.m., $50, silent auction and dinner catered by 1885 to benefit Wally's Friends spay/neuter program. 423-877-9966.

27 IMPACT LEADERSHIP DINNER, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1100 Carter St., 6:30 p.m., $65 per person, Table Host sponsorships are $1,200 for table of eight. Emmy Award-winner Connie Chung is featured speaker at fundraiser for Chattanooga Women's Leadership Institute. 423-394-8173.

28 REMEMBERING VERSAILLES FASHION SHOW, Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E. M.L. King Blvd., 7 p.m., $25, runway show where models raise awareness of the charity of their choice. 423-892-1251.

28 TRI-STATE HOME SHOW, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1100 Carter St., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Feb. 28 and March 1; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 2. Annual home show sponsored by Home Builders Association of Greater Chattanooga and EPB Fiber Optics. Admission: $7 ages 17 and older; $2 discount to senior adults on Friday, $1 discount to anyone bringing a canned good for donation to the Chattanooga Area Food Bank on Saturday or Sunday.

MARCH

3 BACCHANALIA, Pre-party at Sheraton Read House Hotel, 6 p.m., followed by strut down Chestnut Street to Walden Club at 7 p.m. for dinner and auction, Mardi Gras mask contest, dancing to music of Booker T. Scruggs, $100 per person, benefits Chattanooga Bach Choir. Reservations required by Friday, Feb. 24: 423-902-9191 or merilee.dgp@gmail.com.

13 ON POINT ANNUAL DINNER, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1100 Carter St., 6:30 p.m. dinner, $75 per person, $350 table of eight, featured speaker is Wess Stafford, Compassion International president; benefits teen advocacy organization On Point. liveonpoint.org.