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12:28pm

Mon December 29, 2014
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Recycle Your Christmas Tree at Hamilton County Recycling Centers

From a media release:

Hamilton County is once again accepting Christmas trees at any hour of the day at all five Hamilton County Recycling Centers through the month of  January. Each Center has a designated space located outside the gate for Christmas trees.

The Highway Department chips the trees into mulch for walking trails, landscaping and landfill ground cover. Hamilton County residents are welcome to pick-up mulch from the chip yard located at the Highway Department on Standifer Gap Road at no charge.

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12:11pm

Mon December 29, 2014
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Alzheimer’s Association to Host Living With Alzheimer’s Disease Series

From a media release:

The Alzheimer’s Association will present an eight-week education series entitled Living
With Alzheimer’s Disease starting Tuesday, February 3, 2015. The program will take place each
Tuesday from 10:00 to 12:00 for eight weeks and will be held at the Alzheimer’s Association
Community Outreach Center, 922 East Morris Street, Dalton.

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1:31pm

Fri December 19, 2014
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Blood Assurance Donor Center at Erlanger Open January 2

From a media release:

The Blood Assurance donor center inside the Erlanger Baroness campus will be open on Friday, January 2, 2015 from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm. The donor center is located at 975 East Third Street in Chattanooga, Tennessee near elevator F and Pastoral Care. Regularly the donor center is only open on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Blood Assurance is a regional blood center that serves 47 counties in a 5 state region and is the provider of blood and blood components for over 70 healthcare facilities, including Erlanger.

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1:28pm

Fri December 19, 2014
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Starting Jan 9, AVA Presents Mid-South Sculpture Alliance Member Show

From a media release:

Exhibit Dates: January 9, 2015 - February 27, 2015

The Association for Visual Arts (AVA) and the Mid-South Sculpture Alliance (MSA) are partnering to present a juried exhibition of work by MSA members. This exhibit seeks to foster MSA’s mission to advance the creation and awareness of sculpture in its many and varied forms, and promote a supportive environment for sculpture and sculptors.

Participating artists include:

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1:29pm

Thu December 11, 2014
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The Civil Air Patrol Places Wreaths at Chattanooga National Cemetery

Credit Civil Air Patrol

Wreaths Across America honors fallen heroes by placing holiday wreaths on graves at National Cemeteries and locations world wide. 

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12:21pm

Thu December 11, 2014
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Family Holiday Experiences are Happening Both Inside and on Top of Lookout Mountain

Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights is celebrating 20 years of lighting up the top of Lookout Mountain and Ruby Falls is opening a portion of the caverns rarely seen with their new Christmas Underground.

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11:43am

Thu December 11, 2014
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Choral Arts of Chattanooga Presents 'Wonderful Peace' Holiday Concert 12/13

Choral Arts of Chattanooga will perform a holiday concert on December 13th at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  Michael Devine, the group's new artistic director, joins us for a conversation about the concert and about his background.  As a child, he was one of a small number of Americans to be part of the world-famous Vienna Boys' Choir.

From the Choral Arts Facebook page:

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4:53pm

Mon December 8, 2014
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Hunter Museum Features Holiday Tree Tradition + NY Times Photo Exhibit

The Hunter Museum of American Art's Chief Curator Nandini Makrandi and the Director of Communications Hannah Legg join us to discuss two highlights currently at the museum: the New York Times Magazine Photographs exhibit and the Holidays at the Hunter trees.  Decorated by local small businesses and nonprofits, the trees

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3:06pm

Tue December 2, 2014
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Houston Museum Invites Public to Celebrate Christmas with Authentic English Afternoon Tea 12/7

On December 7 from 1 to 4 pm, The Houston Museum is hosting an English tea to celebrate the Christmas holidays. As they did last year, they are partnering with Denise Sarjant, an English lady from Birmingham, who makes authentic English teas year- round as Tea M’Lady. Richard Winham talked to Mrs. Sarjant who began by explaining the correct way to brew a cup of tea.

From the museum's Web site:

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2:07pm

Mon December 1, 2014
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Chattanooga Holiday Market Opens December 6th

From a media release:

Beginning next weekend, December 6th & 7th, the Chattanooga Market will once again move it's local shopping indoors to the Chattanooga Convention Center for the holiday season.  An annual tradition, folks from Chattanooga and area cities will come to find unique hand-crafted gifts for their friends and family.  

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1:23pm

Mon December 1, 2014
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Holiday Lights Brighten the Chattanooga Zoo

The Chattanooga Zoo is celebrating the holidays in style with evening strolls through holiday lights, half price Wednesdays, and a special wish list for the animals. 

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12:22pm

Mon December 1, 2014
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Amani Holiday Sale 12/4 - 12/6 Benefits African Refugees

Amani Ya Juu is a fair trade sewing and economic development program for marginalized women in Africa.  Amani is an international program, and its distribution center is located in here Chattanooga at 420 S.

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12:54pm

Wed November 26, 2014
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Stretch Your Legs Walking the Stuffing Strut on Thanskgiving

The Stuffing Strut 5K starts 8:00 AM on Thanksgiving morning at Chester Frost Park. 

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11:54am

Mon November 24, 2014
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Mainx24: All Day, All Night Southside Festival Features 100+ Events

Monica and Adam Kinsey join us for an overview of Mainx24, an annual festival that takes place on Chattanooga's Southside every December.  This year's Mainx24 will feature twenty-four hours of activities such as musical performances, open houses, an Art Bike Rodeo, a parade, art exhibits, a silent disco, and special offerings for children.  It starts the morning of December 6th.  More information is on Facebook and at the

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1:03pm

Tue November 18, 2014
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Grateful Gobbler Benefits the Shelter for Homeless Families

The 15th annual Grateful Gobbler 5K starts 8:00 AM on Thanksgiving Day, November 27th at Coolidge Park. 

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