Tonight: Clear and much cooler with an overnight low in the low/mid 40s.
Saturday: Sunny with an afternoon high in the upper 70s.
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MOVIES AT THE 700 BLOCK
During the month of September, downtown patrons can enjoy a popup, outdoor movie theater right in the center of downtown. River City Company will launch a movie series event, Movies at the 700 Block, on September 1, 2012. The series will be free to the public and will feature an opening documentary followed by a classic of the 1980's.
The movie series will be located at 728 Market St,
-------Movies at the 700 Block will feature the following:
-----Saturday, September 1
- Build Me a World: Story of the Howard School,
a local documentary created by the film group Fancy Rhino follows the lives of four Howard High School students. The featured film is The Goonies, the famous 1985 classic about a group of kids who attempt to save their neighborhood from demolition but stumble onto a treasure chase adventure.
-------Saturday, September 8
Lunch Hour, directed by James Costa,
is a feature length documentary that explores the National School Lunch Program, childhood obesity, and our addiction to unhealthy foods, starring Rachel Ray, Robin Quivers, Marion Nestle and Alex Jamieson. The featured film is E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, filmed in 1982, tells the story of a meek and alienated little boy finding a stranded extraterrestrial. He has to find the courage to defy the authorities to help the alien return to its home planet.
---------Saturday, September 22
is a feature-length documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world's foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders, and thinkers. A short film on the creation of the Passage at Ross' Landing created by locals Ann Coulter and Mary Barnett, called One Road, will show after the initial film airs. The featured film is Back to the Future, starring Michael J Fox. Set in 1985, Doc Brown invents time travel; in 1955, Marty McFly accidentally prevents his parents from meeting, putting his own existence at stake.
Movies at the 700 Block is free to the public. The event starts at 8:45 p.m. each night. Movies will be projected off the buildings surrounding the 700 block. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lawn chair. Food trucks will be present along with a cash bar for beer sales.
For more information, please visit River City Company's Facebook page, Facebook.com/rivercitycompany or www.RiverCityCompany.com.
Or call 423.664.4828
Kris Gray comes to us from Harrison, Tennessee and is a 2004 graduate of Ooltewah High School. He works now in the commercial brick and block industry.
BUILD ME A WORLD DOCUMENTARY
a full length feature film has ever been made in Chattanooga, by a Chattanooga company.Howard High School students and alumni are coming together to produce a documentary next month.... highlighting their school and advocating for change in the city.
for more information go to www.buildmeaworld.com
MR FOOD - for todays receipe go to www.mrfood.com
Dr. Jody Haddock and Dr. Alex Dwuma. with the Internal Medicine Program with UT College of Medicine Chattanooga.
upcoming Minority Health Fair which will be held this coming Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Eastgate Town Center.
tenth annual Hamilton County Minority Health Fair: "Empowering and Educating Minorities to Close the Health Gap." The free event will provide attendees with a variety of health screenings and information on Saturday, August 18, 2012 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at Eastgate Town Center. A 1- mile fun walk will begin at 7:30 am.
Erlanger Health System will providing blood pressure, cholesterol, ABI, PSA, memory, and bone density screenings, as well as have booths from many of our services and physician practices.
the golden jubilee
saturday august 25th
at the chattanooga convention center
This year marks the 50th anniversary of StarNight.
Siskin Children's Institute welcomes multi-platinum singer-songwriter Josh Turner to the StarNight 2012 stage.
Proceeds from StarNight benefit children of all abilities and their families served by Siskin Children's Institute and is the organization's largest annual fundraiser.
StarNight is held at the Chattanooga Convention Center at 1150 Carter Street in downtown Chattanooga.
The deadline for ticket purchases is Friday, August 17.
almost sold out - 5 tables left to sell.
For more information or to purchase tickets, call 423-648-1707 or visit www.siskin.org/starnight