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' Soddy-Daisy chapter of Tennessee Trails Assn. hikes: Saturday, Snow Falls, moderate 5 miles (call John Politte at 304-8327); Tuesday, Greeter Falls day loop, moderate 3.2 miles with 2 waterfalls (meet at 8 a.m. at Food City parking lot in Red Bank; call Trish Appleton at 332-6517); July 28, Bluff Trail, Lookout Mountain, 5 miles (will stage cars at Point Park & Ochs Gateway; meet at 8 a.m. at Food City in St. Elmo); July 31, Savage Gulf day loop, moderate 3 miles (meet at 8 a.m. at Durham Street parking lot in Soddy-Daisy; call Appleton); Aug. 4, Savage Gulf north rim, in and out, up to 10 miles, your choice; meet at 8 a.m. at Durham Street parking lot in Soddy-Daisy); Aug. 7, Laurel Falls, easy to moderate 4 miles (meet at 8 a.m. at Durham Street lot; call Rene Grace at 593-8128).

' Chickamauga Battlefield free bike tours: Saturday & Aug. 18, 9:30-noon, leisurely 3- to 4-mile ride from visitors center with history talks; adults & kids ages 8-up (with adult) welcome; helmets required. Bicycles can be reserved by calling 706-866-9241.

' Family Funday MicroAdventure Series: Sunday & July 29, 4-7 p.m., canoeing ($25) & archery (free) at Greenway Farm. Email info@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

' Paddle Smart Chattanooga class: Wednesday, 6-8 p.m., Chester Frost Park; led by Outdoor Chattanooga for people with their own boats & equipment but wanting instruction in flatwater paddling; $10; youth 10-up OK with adult; pre-registration required at 643-6888.

' Rapid Learning intro to kayak & skills practice: Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m., Chester Frost Park, far end of beach by first boat ramp; family-friendly for ages 8-up; first-timers free; equipment provided, reservations not required. Email info@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

' Still Hollow Trail Race: Aug. 4, 7:30 a.m., Enterprise South Nature Park; half marathon & 10k; $50 till Aug. 2, then $70, for half maraton; $35 till Aug. 2, then $45, for 10k. See www.wildtrails.org.

' Chattanooga Grotto Club meeting: Aug. 6, 7-8:30 p.m., Outdoor Chattanooga; free, open to public.

' Local Tennessee Ornithological Society meeting: Aug. 9, 7 p.m., Ascension Lutheran Church, 720 S. Germantown Road. Contact David Stone at rockturf@epbfi.com or 413-7033.

' Adaptive cycling program: Aug. 13 & 27, 6-8 p.m., from Hubert Fry Center at Tennessee Riverpark; sponsored by SPARC & city of Chattanooga therapeutic recreation division; recumbent 3-wheelers, hand cycles & tandem bikes available; free but pre-registration required through Jerry at jhightower@ctiengr.com or 596-5268 or Elaine at adams_e@chattanooga.gov or 697-1345. Also, volunteers email got2runrunrun@yahoo.com.

' Chattanooga Bicycle Club meeting: Aug. 20, 6-7 p.m. Outdoor Chattanooga, Coolidge Park; for recreational cyclists.

' Wild Trails 200 Mile Club: Encourages improved fitness; cover 200 miles in three months under one's own power, whether by running, biking, swimming, paddling, walking or other aerobic activities. Anyone interested can start at any time by registering at wildtrails.org/200-mile-club and recording his or her progress there. Getting to 200 makes one a member, and the membership card secures discounts at a variety of places. Club activities include a campout, barbecue and 15k/5k trail races every three months at Lula Lake Land Trust.

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