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Front Page - Friday, November 17, 2017

Events: Jewish documentary series

Three Jewish-themed, award-winning documentaries will be shown at 7 p.m. on three consecutive Mondays beginning Nov. 20 at the Jewish Cultural Center, 5461 North Terrace Road. Tickets are $8 per person and include popcorn and a soft drink.

Showing Nov. 20, “On the Map” tells the story of the 1977 Israel-Russia basketball European Cup championship game and the unlikely players who won. The film series will continue Nov. 27 with “The Outrageous Sophie Tucker,” which profiles the Ukrainian-born American singer, comedian, actress and radio personality. The final film, “Rabin In His Own Words,” will screen Dec. 4. Through a combination of archival footage, home movies and private letters, the film explores the personal and professional life of the former prime minister of Israel.

Information: 423 493-0270.

Grateful Gobbler Walk

Registration is open for the 18th annual Grateful Gobbler Walk. The 5K walk, run and stroll will take place Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 23, 8 a.m. The proceeds will benefit the Maclellan Shelter for Families. The cost to participate is $25 for walkers and runners 13 years and older and $10 for ages 12 and under. Teams and individuals can register, volunteer and donate at www.gratefulgobblerwalk.org.

Christmas with Stella

Choral Arts of Chattanooga will feature guest soprano Stella Zambalis during a Christmas concert to be performed Friday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Second Presbyterian Church, 700 Pine St. Tickets costing $20 for adults and $10 for students will be available at the door. Children 12 and under may attend for free. Zambalis is a regular guest of leading opera companies throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and South America.

Citizen budget input sessions

The City of Chattanooga invites all community members to participate in a citizen budget input session to help inform the 2019 budget. Three sessions will be held throughout Chattanooga to give all citizens an opportunity to meet budget and administrative staff and provide input for the city’s 2018-2019 operating budget. Citizens are welcome to attend one or all three sessions:

Monday, Nov. 20

5-6:30 p.m.

Kingdom Center

730 E M L King Blvd.

Monday, Nov. 27

5-6:30 p.m.

Hixson Youth & Family Development Center

5400 School Dr.

Thursday, Nov. 30

5-6:30 p.m.

Family Justice Center

5705 Uptain Rd.