TODAY
    Sunday Jul 23 @ 11:00 AM
Top Tomato Festival
The Chattanooga Market – There’s no better way to celebrate your favorite summertime fruit. Join us for a bloody mary sampling event sponsored by Titos Vodka! Spicy, tangy or non alcoholic, there’s plenty of options to wet your whistle. Buy a $10 ticket to sample and vote on your favorite Top Tomato! This year's Top Tomato competitors are: Southside Social The Fix Frothy Monkey Stir The Bitter Alibi
 
TODAY
    Sunday Jul 23 @ 11:00 AM
The Art of Neighboring-Posture is Everything
St. Luke UMC-Chattanooga, TN – Have you ever had someone try to sell you something that you just weren't interested in? Have you ever been in a relationship that left you feeling used, worn out, and tired? How we approach our neighbors, and others, is key to developing healthy relationships. So what is the best way, the healthy way, the authentic way??? Learn more this Sunday!
 
TODAY
    Sunday Jul 23 - Jul 24 @ 8:00 PM
Jimmy Herring & The Invisible Whip at Revelry Room
Track 29 – Jimmy Herring & The Invisible Whip hit Revelry Room on Sunday, July 23rd! • 18+ with VALID ID | $25ADV | $30DAY | Doors 8pm • Tickets on sale Friday, May 5th at 10am
 
TOMORROW
    Monday Jul 24 - Jul 28 @ 9:00 AM
Junior Robotics - Jurassic Park Summer Camp
Bricks 4 Kidz - Chattanooga, TN – Week: July 24th - July 28th Time: 9am - 12pm, with optional Stay-and-Play from 12pm – 2pm Location: Chatt State - Main Campus Camp: Bricks 4 Kidz - Junior Robotics Jurassic Park Camp Ages: 7-9, Min: 8 campers, Max: 20 campers At Bricks 4 Kidz, we learn, we build, and we play with LEGO® Bricks! We use LEGO® products to provide a fun, hands-on learning and building experience focused on STEM concepts, while encouraging critical thinking, creativity, organizational skills, problem-solving, and teamwork. Children will enjoy using LEGO® Bricks and motors to build specially-designed models, play games, and explore the world of engineering, robotics, dinosaurs, and more! How would you like to turn your next LEGO® creation into a robot, programmed to do exactly what you tell it to do? The Bricks 4 Kidz Junior Robotics camp offers all the fun of building with LEGO® Bricks, plus the challenge of computer programming! Using drag-and- drop, icon-based software, the WeDo software provides an introduction to the world of computer programming and robotics that will equip children to succeed in a technology-based marketplace. Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Put on your hiking boots and camouflage...you're about to enter Jurassic Park! Campers will build and program a world that comes to life with the gentle Brontosaurus, ferocious Velociraptor, terrifying T. Rex, and more! No programming experience required! Stay-and-play add-on: Want even more time to build and play with LEGO® bricks? Campers can pack a lunch and stay each day from noon until 2pm for extra LEGO® building time.
 
TOMORROW
    Monday Jul 24 - Jul 25 @ 11:00 AM
Eat wings, pet dogs, raise funds.
Humane Educational Society – Enjoy a meal at Buffalo Wild Wings from 11am to 12am on Monday, July 24th and Buffalo Wild Wings will donate 10% of your sale to help animals at the Humane Educational Society! Buffalo Wild Wings allows four legged friends on their patio so make your dog proud and bring him or her out to help raise funds for shelter pets. HES volunteers will be enjoying a meal with some adoptable dogs on the patio so it's also a great time to adopt. Don't miss out on a great meal for a great cause!
 
TOMORROW
    Monday Jul 24 @ 4:00 PM
Tweentastic: Improv
Chattanooga Public Library Tweens and Teens – On the 4th Monday of the month join Tweentastic for Improv. Explore your acting skills in this totally unrehearsed skit format. Improvisation is a fun confidence building exercise. No experience or preparation will be needed. Tweentastic is for ages 8 to 12 year olds.
 
TOMORROW
    Monday Jul 24 - Jul 30 @ 5:00 PM
Restaurant Week 2017
Easy Bistro & Bar – Support local farms represented on our Restaurant Week menu: - Heritage Harvest Farms (Cleveland, TN) - Hunter Farms (Sparta, TN) - Southland Farms (Chris Irons) - Signal Mountain Farms (Signal Mountain, TN) - Crabtree Farms (Rossville, GA) - Quiet City Farm (Lafayette, GA) - Rooted Here (Sewanee, TN) - Alan Lowry (Walker County, GA) - Matt “Mushroom” Shigekawa (local mushroom forager, Chattanooga) - Lake Majestik Beef (Bridgeport, AL) Featured Restaurant Week Menu Items: SUMMER SQUASH & YOUNG EGGPLANT Basil | Lime | Benne Seed 9 ENGLISH PEA FALAFEL Housemade Yogurt | Housemade Pickles | Socca 10.5 TOMATO PIE Squash | Eggplant | Pickled Onion | Goat Cheese | Basil 13 GNOCCHI A LA PARISIENNE | Chanterelle | Sage Oil 18 MSM BONE IN RIBEYE 85 Day Dry Aged Beef | Tallow | Thyme 45 HOUSE RIBEYE 45 Day Dry Aged Beef | Cucumber | Pickled Onion | Za’atar Potatoes 35 BLUEBERRY PIE MILKSHAKE | Housemade Sugar Cookies 7 BLACKBERRIES & BEIGNETS | Sweet Corn Ice Cream 9
 
TOMORROW
    Monday Jul 24 @ 5:30 PM
Adulting Summer Camp: S'more Money, S'more Problems
The Chattery – Telling scary stories around the campfire while roasting marshmallows is a summer camp tradition. Join us as we continue that tradition with a campfire-themed chat all about MONEY. Don’t be afraid though - we’re not telling scary money stories. Instead, we’re trading the ghost stories for money lessons every adult should know. You’ll learn from experts on how keep your money and even better, how to grow it. We’ll even dive into retirement and estate planning. Other campfire topics: Building credit Deciding on big ticket items (like cars and houses) When to hire a financial planner Let’s gather around the fire (don’t worry, it’s not a real fire) and have an adult conversation about finances. Campfire-themed snacks will be served, obviously. About the teachers: Jennifer Harper, CFP is the Founder and Director of Bridge Financial Planning, LLC providing fee-only financial planning and investing for today's professionals. She's worked with a wide variety of clients, from young professionals looking for a 'smart start', to muti-generational high net worth families. While financial planning can be complex, it doesn't have to be intimidating or overwhelming! Amanda Jelks has been practicing law in Tennessee for the past 7 years. Her practice focuses on helping families and business owners sleep better at night by knowing that their affairs are in order and they are legally protected. After spending the first five years of her career with one of the areas largest law firms, Amanda put it all on the line and started Jelks Law. In addition to operating Jelks Law, Amanda serves as the CEO of Women's Law Collective which is a collaboration between 4 female-owned law firms to provide services and support to women and men who support women.
 
UPCOMING
    Tuesday Jul 25 @ 4:00 PM
Coding Club - Cryptography w/ Kahn Academy @Downtown Branch
Chattanooga Public Library Tweens and Teens – This informal Coding Club is all about getting experience with the different tools out there that can help you learn coding. Each month we'll explore a different educational tool available to you for free. This month we're exploring a cryptography using curriculum developed by Kahn Academy to gain a better understanding of how computers keep our information safe and how those codes are being broken.
 
UPCOMING
    Tuesday Jul 25 - Jul 27 @ 5:00 PM
Acrobatics & Tumbling Intensive
Southern Sparkle Dance Academy – Tuesday, July 25th – Thursday, July 27th Ages 5-9 5:00pm-7:00pm $45.00 per child Ages 10-18 6:30pm-8:30pm $45.00 per child
 
UPCOMING
    Tuesday Jul 25 @ 5:30 PM
Adulting Summer Camp: Cook It, Cook It Real Good
The Chattery – Adulting in the kitchen isn’t just organizing takeout menus (even though that’s impressive). It’s knowing the basics of cooking like boiling an egg, chopping an onion (yes, there’s a correct way) and most importantly, how to read a recipe. In this demo style class, our cooking instructor will show you everything you need to know to survive in the kitchen - and then some. And because we’re adults, BYOW (that’s wine, folks). About the teacher: Amanda Varnell is owner, operator & primary cooking instructor at DishT’Pass and is known by many as a “Dinner Table Specialist.” Founding CookingLIVE in 2006, she has been teaching cooking classes in the Greater Chattanooga area and speaking on the topic of the dinner table professionally for over 11 years. As a mom to Jack, Luke, Sophia and Sam, she has also logged thousands of hours in her own kitchen.
 
UPCOMING
    Tuesday Jul 25 @ 6:00 PM
Druminyasa w/Special Musical Guest Brad Ellsworth
Yoga Landing – Yogi Friends, We are so excited to announce that Yoga Landing will be hosting Druminyasa with special musical guest (and performer at this year's Asheville Yoga Festival) Brad Ellsworth! Join Jessica Jollie as she leads a practice inspired by Brad's live drumming, timing rhythm to breathe! This is one experience you'll want to be a part of! Date: July 25, 2017 Time: 6:00pm-7:15pm Price: Class price is normal, but we will be accepting cash donations for our special musical guest!
 
UPCOMING
    Tuesday Jul 25 @ 6:30 PM
Faith & LGBTQ Movie Night
St Marks Church - Northshore – Join us Tuesday, July 25 for the second Faith & LGBTQ movie night. We will meeting in the Well at 6:30 to screen "For the Bible Tells Me So." Through the experiences of five very normal, very Christian, very American families -- including those of former House Majority Leader Richard Gephardt and Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson -- we discover how insightful people of faith handle the realization of having a gay child. Informed by such respected voices as Bishop Desmond Tutu, Harvard's Peter Gomes, Orthodox Rabbi Steve Greenberg and Reverend Jimmy Creech, For the Bible Tells Me So offers healing, clarity and understanding to anyone caught in the crosshairs of scripture and sexual identity. For more information, visit www.forthebibletellsmeso.org.
 
UPCOMING
    Tuesday Jul 25 @ 6:30 PM
Conversational Spanish Classes
The Meeting House – For $25 per class, you can enhance your work with the Spanish speaking community or prepare for your next vacation or outreach trip to a Spanish speaking country. The first session begins July 11. We will have 8 consecutive sessions on Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30. (Last class is Aug 22) Instructor: Christie Carl, B.A. Linguistics, Rice University and M.A.T. Foreign Language, MTSU. Please contact Christie with questions or to sign up: cac9g@mtmail.mtsu.edu or text 423-653-1455
 
UPCOMING
    Wednesday Jul 26 @ 10:30 AM
Chattanooga Market at Erlanger East
The Chattanooga Market – New for 2017! The Chattanooga Market at Erlanger East will be a weekly market featuring a dozen local farms and food artisans. Conveniently located inside the new Erlanger East Hospital terrace, this mini-market will enjoy year-around access to seasonal foods and local products. Our only year-around market, we are open from 10:30am-1:30pm every Wednesday. Admission is free and open to the public.
 
UPCOMING
    Wednesday Jul 26 @ 12:00 PM
Noontunes: Seaux Chill
River City Company – Nabil Ince, stage name Seaux Chill, is an artist originally from Columbia, MD who has been in the Chattanooga area for the past few years. Piano is his first love, playing since he was 6 years old. However, Nabil also loves producing music, composing melodies, and writing poetry/hip-hop. He is currently working on his undergrad in music at Covenant College and functioning as the Assistant Program Director for a children’s music ed non-profit called East Lake Expression Engine. Noontunes is a weekly, mid-day music performance in Miller Plaza. This series will showcase local talent and offer a platform for artists to be seen and heard every Wednesday in May, June and July from noon-1pm. Each performance will be open to the general public free of charge, live streamed by on CityStream Powered by EPB Fiber Optics and recorded and aired later on WUTC. This River City Company program sponsored by Millennium Bank is made possible through our partners at SoundCorps, Chattanooga Fun, Jazzanooga, WUTC, EPB Fiber Optics and The River City Sessions.
 
UPCOMING
    Wednesday Jul 26 @ 4:00 PM
MPRL WOW Wednesdays
Chattanooga Public Library Tweens and Teens – July 26: Sound Science - science with noise
 
UPCOMING
    Wednesday Jul 26 @ 5:30 PM
Adulting Summer Camp: Let's Talk About Stress, Baby
The Chattery – Adulting is stressful sometimes, right? Whether it’s work stress or relationship drama, you can learn how to better respond to these situations at our stress relieving luau! In this FREE class, you’ll learn a number of techniques that you can implement at home or in the workplace. We’ll end the session with a stress reliever in the form of meditation, which can help decrease anxiety. Let’s relax, get lei’d and live our best (stress-free) lives. About the teachers: Sabrina Butcher is a Positive Discipline Encouragement Consultant and started her own executive coach/consulting business (LUCY) where she teaches leaders about the elimination of process waste (Lean) while coaching them through the uncomfortable places like fear and stress. We all have a story; Sabrina’s started in her dad's auto repair garage in small town Indiana. Growing up, she was always the curious one, wanting to know "WHY" often. Sabrina has worked in many challenging leadership positions within the automotive industry (both repair and manufacturing) along with the railroad and agriculture industries. Sabrina has a degree in Automotive Technology, a BS in Mathematics and a Master of Engineering. She holds a Black Belt in 6 sigma and spends most of her time teaching skilled workers, middle and executive level management how to solve complex problems for the work that they do. When Sabrina is not helping others get curious about their behaviors, she enjoys her 97 year old bungalow in Chattanooga, TN, hiking, teaching, traveling, reading, yoga, teaching welding classes and learning anything new. Upasaka Upali, also know as Paul, is a community organizer and organic farmer who became interested in meditation along the way. He has studied meditation for eight years in a tradition that draws from ancient Buddhist methods and incorporates modern cognitive science. He has taught meditation to diverse audiences, from international online forums to prison sanghas. Most recently he has been focusing his energy on teaching mindfulness to elementary students in underserved communities of Chattanooga.
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Jul 27 @ 5:30 PM
Adulting Summer Camp: Cash Rules Everything Around Me (Ice CREAM Social)
The Chattery – Work load got you down? Or maybe you’re tired of the “follow your passion” rhetoric. Whatever your career woes, we can help. We’ve gathered a panel of experts in a variety of fields to help navigate some of our biggest adult career concerns. From getting noticed in a stack of resumes to negotiating a salary - we’ve got you covered. Panelists include Jamie Nabers, HR consultant and founder of HR Designs, Amanda Jelks, business attorney and owner of Jelks Law, and Stefanie Crowe, Director of Wealth, Knowledge & Happiness at Stone Bridge Asset Management and Co-Founder of The JumpFund. Oh and did we mention we’ll have ice cream? You can’t be mad while eating ice cream - that’s a fact. We might even sprinkle in a little something extra.
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Jul 27 @ 6:00 PM
July Club Meeting Transition Clinic
Chattanooga Triathlon Club – July Club Meeting-Transition Clinic Thursday, July 27, 2017 6:00 pm Topic: Transition Clinic- we will have bike transition racks so bring your bike to rack along with other bike and run gear. Speaker: Kendrick Gibson USAT Level-1 Certified Coach with 9 years coaching experience. Location: Red Bank Elementary School 1100 Mtn Creek Rd. Chattanooga, TN 37405 This is a free event and open to the public. Light snacks will be provided and a door prize to be given away. Hope to see everyone there!!! This will be a fun meeting with lots of participation. Please bring everything you would bring to a race. Here is a list, you may or may not use everything. Just being what you usually use for a race! Goggles Swim cap Bike Bike shoes Helmet Running shoes Race belt Sunglasses Transition mat Socks Anything else you have in transition with you.