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Ways to Be Grateful, Healthy and Wise
Whether you are cooking for your family, going out to eat or having a celebration at someone’s house Thanksgiving, you can have fun—and stay healthy. Consider some of these helpful hints:
If you have small children, plan ahead to have healthy snacks handy at home, at the restaurant or at grandmother’s house.
Plan to do something outside with your children, friends or family. Join a charity walk, stroll across the Walnut Street Bridge or enjoy an afternoon hike. We live in the perfect place to combine celebrating with staying healthy. Whether you’re downtown, on a mountain or in a valley, nature is never far away.
Plan for what to do with the kids while you’re cooking. Invite another family or friend to switch off with kids and you can take turns or let a visiting relative take a “Chattanooga adventure” with the kids while you are cooking.
Visit pbs.org/food/thanksgiving for some great recipes.
Where to Volunteer, Donate & Serve
Community Kitchen – homelesschattanooga.org
Chattanooga Area Food Bank – homelessshelterdirectory.org
Chattanooga Rescue Mission – chattanoogarescuemission.com
United Way of Greater Chattanooga Volunteer Center – liveunitedchattanooga.org
Visit volunteermatch.org to find ways that you and your family can volunteer in our community.
Thanksgiving Day Charity Walks:
Sportsbarn Turkey Trot – kidneyfoundation.com
6418 Lee Highway,
Registration begins at 7 a.m.
Benefits the Gobbler Fund for the Chattanooga Regional Homeless Coalition
Register online, walk begins at Coolidge Park at 8 a.m.
Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga – cfgc.org
United Way of Greater Chattanooga – uwchatt.org
TerraMae Appalachian Bistro,
120 East 10th St.
$12, children, $40 adults.
212 Market Restaurant,
212 Market St.
A la carte menu.
Hair of the Dog Pub,
334 Market St.
Open at 5 p.m.
The Honest Pint,
35 Patten Pkwy.
Open at 5 p.m.
Enzo’s Market (Cafe/deli),
1501 Long St.
901 Carter St.
Sheraton Read House,
827 Broad St.,
Ruth’s Chris Steak House,
2321 Lifestyle Way.
Brunch on the Bluff:
Renaissance Commons and Back Inn Cafe.
$15.95 children, $27.95 adults
1400 Market St.
$13.95 children, $28.95 adults
Broad Street Grille at the Chattanoogan,
1201 Broad St.
$19 children, $36 adults
Southern Belle Riverboat
(with a two-hour cruise)
$17.95 children & $35.95 adults
All of them.
Most of them
Watch and Celebrate with Your Family
87th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
November 28 from 9 a.m. – noon
“History Makers: The Heritage of the McCallie Family”
Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 8 p.m.
Chattanooga 360 – Experience the battles of Chattanooga that were occurring during the first national Thanksgiving at a site created by the Civil War Trust