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Front Page - Friday, February 10, 2017

Events: Breakfast of Champions




The Bethlehem Center will host the annual Breakfast of Champions on Thursday, March 9, 7:30-8:45 a.m. at Tyner United Methodist Church, 6805 Standifer Gap Road.

The Breakfast of Champions will feature music, other performances, a special presentation to recognize long-time volunteer Becky Hall and a made-from-scratch breakfast. Table sponsorships and individual seats are available. All proceeds will benefit literacy and enrichment programs for children and families in South Chattanooga.

To reserve a table or an individual seat, or for additional details about the breakfast, email dboggs@thebeth.org or call 423 266-1384. Bethlehem Center information: www.thebeth.org.

Screening of Maya Angelou documentary

WTCI and Jazzanooga will host a premiere screening of “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise” on Saturday, Feb. 18 at Jazzanooga, 431 E. M L King Blvd. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the program will begin at 6 p.m. The first feature documentary about Angelou’s life premieres nationwide Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 8 p.m. on PBS.

A panel discussion featuring Nicole Brown of UTC, Carmen Davis of BCBST Community Trust, Greg Funderburg of WTVC NewsChannel 9 and James McKissic of the Chattanooga Office of Multicultural Affairs will begin at the conclusion of the program.

Information and tickets: tinyurl.com/jkj8ebs, Jazzanooga at 423 402-0452.

Sculpture Fields Anniversary Celebration

Sculpture Fields will celebrate its first anniversary Saturday, April 8, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., with a day of family-friendly fun. The event will be free and open to the public.

Guests will be able to see the installation of a 60-foot steel sculpture by internationally known sculptor John Henry, enjoy the melodies of CSO’s wind ensemble, picnic from food trucks, watch artists create their paintings and drawings outdoors and finish off the day with the burning of a 15-foot wooden structure by artist Andrew Nigh.

Sculpture Fields is a 33-acre international sculpture park with 33 monumental-scale sculptures, 1.5 miles of walking paths and 100 trees in its Commemorative Forest.

Sculpture Fields is at 1800 Polk St., which turns off of Main Street. Information: 423 266-7288, clifford@sculpturefields.org, www.sculpturefields.org.