Thursday Morning + Afternooon

Here's What is Happening Around Chattanooga September 21th 2017 Morning/Afternoon

Events and Happenings Around the Scenic City


Junior League of Chattanooga Give Back at The Daily Ration < Join us for breakfast, lunch and/or an evening of fun with JLC members, family & friends as we celebrate the start of another great league year! The Daily Ration will be giving back 10% from the entire day’s sales to the JLC! > 7:00 am – 10:00 pm


Showcase of Homes Kick-Off Luncheon & Expo >Hosted by Home Builders Association of Greater Chattanooga at Chattanooga Convention Center >The Home Builders Association of Greater Chattanooga will kick-off its Showcase of Homes 2017 activities with a “Showcase Expo” and Kick-Off Luncheon at the Chattanooga Convention and Trade Center. The Showcase Expo will feature a variety of businesses that provide products and services to residential home builders. From landscaping, outdoor living, custom windows and exterior wall treatments to the newest appliances, home entertainment systems, cabinetry and much more, HBAGC’s Showcase Expo promises to “have it all!.”  Cost to attend Expo and Kick-Off Luncheon is $20 per person for HBAGC members and $25 per per person for non-members.  > 10:00 am


One Day One Goal! > Hosted by CISV Chattanooga at Highland Park Commons > Come celebrate Peace Day with CISV Chattanooga and Operation Get Active by supporting the 3rd annual One Day One Goal soccer tournament! One Day One Goal uses the power of soccer to bring people together in peace and to spread awareness of Peace Day on September 21st. Harnessing the incredible potential of “the beautiful game,” there have been thousands of One Day One Goal matches played in each of the 193 UN Member States since it started in 2008. CISV Chattanooga has been supporting Peace One Day and celebrating Peace Day for the past six years. Last year we have 97 kids from 12 different schools participate in One Day One Goal, and we hope this year is even bigger!  > 4:30 pm


 Paths to Peace: A Chattanooga Celebration of International Peace >Hosted by Center for Mindful Living  > The Center for Mindful Living is organizing a local celebration of the United Nation’s International Day of Peace on September 21st at Coolidge Park from 3PM – 7PM. > Join us for a slew of fun activities designed to focus on the things that unite us – the love each of us has for our families, our community and our nation. Activities will include labyrinth walks, yoga, and art activities. Beginning at 5PM, enjoy music and dance, and an inspirational message from Bishop Adams, Pastor of Olivet Baptist Church. Concurrent with the event is a peace vigil that many local faith communities are taking part in! This free event is kid friendly, so bring the whole family down, pack a picnic or eat dinner on the Northshore and enjoy a message of unity, of yes! > 3:00 pm


Free Demonstration Class > Hosted by Music Together Chattanooga Come visit a free demonstration class with Music Together Chattanooga and see why everyone LOVES our classes! We’ll spend 45 minutes singing, dancing, and learning together with some musical brain-building fun! Classes are for children from birth through 5 and their parents/caregivers, and class size is limited, so be sure to register online if you plan to attend! > 6:00 pm > Register Here
Southern Belle Riverboat > Lunch Cruise September Deluxe Deli – 1.5 Hour Cruise with Live Narration, Pilot House Tours and Our One Time Through Buffet Style Lunch Featuring Deli Sandwiches, Soup, Salad, Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans, Potato Chips, Snack Cake, Iced Tea, Soda, Coffee. > Adults $32.90 & Kids $18.90 >>> Sightseeing Cruise September – For those of you Not Looking to have Lunch but want to cruise the River with us. Enjoy the Open Air Promenade Deck ( No Elevator Access ) and relax as the Scenic Tennessee River Flows Along. 1.5 Hour Cruise. We do offer concessions ( Hot Dog, Nacho, Popcorn, Pretzel, Beverages, Beer and Wine style ) You are outside, we do have a mist system but you are not in a climate controlled area.  $22.90 Adults & $13.90 Kids > Both Options Available at Noon & Sightseeing Cruise at 4:00 as Well> Buy Tickets   



CHA Dev Lunch > Chadev is a weekly lunchtime talk series about all things software. Every Thursday 12:00 PM. A weekly series of lunchtime talks. We meet every Thursday and cover all things software related. From ideas to design to implementation. We feature local speakers and non-local alike. Thanks to our sponsors we’re able to provide lunch to our members every week. Hope to see you at Chadev soon! For More Info Visit:  > This Week: Porting a Linux Package Manager to PacBSD w/ Adam Jimerson > Taking a package manager and build system developed for a Linux distro and porting it to a FreeBSD based system in a way that allows us to leverage the upstream work from both sides rather than forking and trying to maintain everything ourselves. Hopefully by the end of this talk you’ll have a greater appreciation for what package maintainers can for your Distribution, or the ports maintainers for the BSDs, or package maintainers for Homebrew/MacPorts.


 Making the Move to the Cloud – Should You do It? > Hosted by ChaTech Council at The Edney > How much do you move? What do you Move? What are the benefits, issues? Do you do full cloud conversions, hybrid models, etc. Join us as a panel of Cloud/SaaS experts discuss the Cloud! > Register Here > 4:30 pm


BYOB: Build Your Own Business Plan > Hosted by BrightBridge WBC > The goal of this training is for each participant to learn the components of a business plan and using this knowledge to draft their unique business plan outline. This will include an outline of company description, market research, product/service line and marketing & sales strategies. Financial projections will also be discussed. > 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (Eastern Time) > Linda Murray Bullard, LSMB Business Solutions and BrightBridge Women’s Business Center > Located at 535 Chestnut Street, Suite 161, Chattanooga, TN 37402 > No charge. Please register to reserve your seat. > 5:30 pm 



Biscuits & Business > Hosted by B2B – Back two Basics at Maple Street Biscuit Company Downtown > No agenda, just a great opportunity to meet with some great folks and eat some amazing food! Be sure to try the bottomless Maple flavored coffee! Now you have two options every week for Biscuits & Business! If you can’t make it on Thursdays Downtown, join us on Tuesdays at the Hamilton Place location of Maple Street Biscuits at the same time 8:00 am – 9:00 am 

Farmers Markets


Signal Mountain Farmers’ Market LOCATION > 1210 Taft Hwy, Signal Mountain TN, 37377, in the parking lot of Pruett’s Signal Mountain Market > 4:00 – 5:30 pm > Local produce, eggs, beef, natural body products, crafts, coffee, boiled peanuts, baked goods and flowers.


Ooltewah Farmers Market  > LOCATION > At Ooltewah Nursery & Landscape Co.  > 3:00 – 6:00 pm > Local produce, eggs, beef, natural body products, crafts, coffee, boiled peanuts, baked goods and flowers. >


Mainstreet ClevelandMarket at the Mill > It’s time to get those delicious fresh veggies! Market at the Mill, Fresh local produce, artists, crafts, live music, & food! Vendor spaces are free at the Old Woolen Mill under the big shade trees – 445 Church St, SE, 2 blocks from Inman St.
Mean Mug Coffeehouse > 1/2 Price Drip Coffee & Tea, $1 Off All Espresso Drinks, Slow Bar & Kyoto Style Cold Brew, $1 Espresso Shots > 3:00 – 7:00 pm  


Speed Deluxe > Espresso happy hour – weekdays 11a – 1p. $1 off all espresso drinks!  


Peet’s Coffee & Tea – Chattanooga > Happy Hour from 4-6 p.m. – 50% OFF Javivas & Tea Infusions! 


Chattanooga Public Library Events:


Baby Bounce 10:00am to 10:30am > Kids , Downtown, 2nd floor


Preschool Storytime 10:30am to11:15am > Kids , South


Music and Movement > 10:30am to 11:00am > Kids , Eastgate


Baby Bounce 12:00pm to12:30pm > Kids , Northgate


4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance 02:00pm to02:45pm > Adult, Teens, Tween, Kids ,Downtown, The 4th Floor


KidsQuest 04:00pm to 04:45pm > Kids Northgate


Sew What: Retro Oilcloth Snack Bags  > To celebrate the kids return to school we’re going to show you how to make reusable snack bags out of some amazing retro oilcloth. As always, you get to keep the fruits of your labor! This first come, first served beginners sewing class focuses on one project per month in our Sewing Lab on the 4th Floor. All ages are invited but kids under 10 will need an adult helper. > 04:00pm to 05:45pm > Adult, Teens Downtown, The 4th Floor


The Studio: Beat Making & Digital Music [registration required]The Chattanooga Public Library just built and opened The Studio, a professional recording studio in our downtown branch! Now we are teaming up in The Studio with the pros over at Dynamo Studios to bring you their exclusive course, Audio Engineering & Production: Beat Making and Digital Music, for teens. Space is limited. Classes are for students ages 12-18 years old. Register Here > 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm > Teens Downtown, 2nd floor, The Studio  


The Studio: Beat Making & Digital Music [registration required] >Register Here > 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm > Teens Downtown, 2nd floor, The Studio