Atlanta Community Calendar March 25-April 3, 2014

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Atlanta Community Calendar March 25-April 3, 2014

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Return to Rich's: The Story Behind the Store
Date: 10 a.m. March 24- May 27
Description: The Pink Pig. Fashionata. The Magnolia Room. The Great Tree. For most Atlantans, these terms evoke memories of Rich's. The Breman Museum is bringing Atlanta's favorite store back for an exciting interactive exhibition that spans 150 years of Rich's history.
Venue: The Breman Jewish Heritage & Holocaust Museum
1440 Spring St. NW, Atlanta
+1(678) 222-3700
www.thebreman.org/

Atlanta Science Festival
Date: 11 a.m. March 24- March 29
Description: Explore your inner scientist during the Atlanta Science Festival. The festival takes place March 22-29 and offers a range of activities for all ages at more than 50 locations across Atlanta. Events include performances, exhibits, lectures, demonstrations, workshops, guided walks and more! The week concludes with the Exploration Expo, a free family-friendly event on Saturday, March 29 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Centennial Olympic Park. For more information, visit www.atlantasciencefestival.org.
Venue: Centennial Olympic Park
265 Park Ave, West NW, Atlanta
(404) 222-7275
www.atlantasciencefestival.org

Atlanta Blooms!
Date: 9 a.m. March 25- April 30
Description: Explores hundreds of thousands of spring bulbs, including tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and crocuses.
Venue: Atlanta Botanical Garden
Cost: $18.95 adults, $12.95 children 3-12
1345 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta
(404) 876-5859
atlantabotanicalgarden.org

Massage for the Cause
Date: 11 a.m. March 25
Description: Chair MASSAGE Give yourself a break…. With a Massage for the Cause ! Support the 2014 At&t Uncf Employee Giving Initiative “Investing in Better Futures“ presented by Community NETwork March 25 th, 2014 at 11:00 am - 2:00pm Located at 675 W. Peachtree St. (Midtown Bldg) in the Lower Atrium near the revolving doors Donate $25 and get a complimentary massage Sign up for a time slot here by registering. For more information, please visit our website or email Kelvina Burrell at kb3940@att.com
Venue: Vail Auditorium
675 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta

Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism 25th Anniversary Celebration & Benefit
Date: 6 p.m. March 25
Description: The Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism's 25th Anniversary Celebration will proudly benefit the Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP), a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide low-income Georgians with access to justice and opportunities to overcome poverty. The event will honor A. James Elliott, Associate Dean at Emory University School of Law. Join us for an evening of cocktails, dinner and entertainment honoring a great person and benefiting GLSP.
Venue: the Commerce Club
Cost: $125
191 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta
404-563-7710 x1611
www.glsp.org

Integrating Rich's: How the Atlanta Student Movement Changed the City
Date: 6 p.m. March 25
Description: In October 1960, the Atlanta Student Movement turned their attention to Rich's Department Store and its white only dining facility, the Magnolia Room. The attempt by black students to gain entrance to the Magnolia Room was part of a much larger effort to integrate all of Atlanta's downtown businesses. This evening's program brings together women of the Atlanta Student Movement to share their memories of standing up to racism and injustice in the city that was supposedly too busy to hate.
Venue: The Breman Jewish Heritage & Holocaust Museum
Cost: FREE
1440 Spring St. NW, Atlanta
(678) 222-3700
www.thebreman.org

Georgia CASA Luncheon & Fashion Show
Date: 11 a.m. March 26
Description: The event raises much-needed funding for Georgia CASA’s 47 affiliates that serve 140 counties across the state. CASA is the state organization that supports and promotes advocates for abused and neglected children. This year’s event honors Judge Glenda Hatchett. Judge Hatchett is an outstanding child advocate from Atlanta who is also a spokesperson for National CASA and presides over the nationally syndicated TV show Judge Hatchett. She will also be the keynote speaker at the event.
Venue: Piedmont Driving Club
Cost: $75 each, tables available
1215 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta
(404) 874-2888
www.gacasa.org/Luncheon_Fashion_Show.php

Christianity and Human Rights, McDonald Lectures on Christian Scholarship
Date: 12 p.m. March 26
Description: Shockwaves in the ‘60s. Black Power. Voting Rights. Catholics praying with other Christians. Oh, those radicals – Church and State. The McDonald Distinguished Scholar Lectures on Christian Scholarship celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act, and the Second Vatican Council’s declarations on human rights and religious freedom. Lecturers include the renown Stanley Hauerwas (Duke), Nigel Biggar (Oxford) Robert Franklin (Emory/Morehouse)
Venue: Tull Auditorium at Emory Law School
Cost: Free and open to the public
1301 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta
(404) 667-4476
cslr.law.emory.edu/fileadmin/media/PDFs/McDonald_Flyer_031114.pdf

Say Ahh Documentary Screening
Date: 5 p.m. March 26
Description: Join us for a champagne reception and screening of Say Ahh, a documentary that takes an in-depth look at the critical missing link in successful patient outcomes. Featuring Bradely Bale, MD, founder of the Bale/Doneen Method and author of Beat the Heart Attack Gene: The Revoluntionary Plan to Prevent Heart Disease, Stroke and, Diabetes.
Venue: Piedmont Hospital – Rich Auditorium
1968 Peachtree Rd. NW, Atlanta

Alvin Townley Book Signing
Date: 7 p.m. March 26- March 26
Description: Alvin Townley discusses and signs his new book "Defiant: The POWs Who Endured Vietnam's Most Infamous Prison,the Women Who Fought for Them,and the One Who Never Returned." A powerful story of survival and triumph, Alvin Townley's Defiant will inspire anyone wondering how courage, faith, and brotherhood can endure even in the darkest of situations.
Venue: Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum
Cost: free
441 Freedom Pkwy., Atlanta
(404) 865-7109
www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov

Trees Atlanta Celebrates 100,000 Trees! The Root Ball Party
Date: 7 p.m. March 27
Description: 2014 is a milestone year for Trees Atlanta. At the end March, Trees Atlanta will have contributed 100,000 trees to Atlanta’s urban forest since 1985! To celebrate, Trees Atlanta is hosting The Root Ball presented by The Southeast Permanente Medical Group. The Root Ball will feature a farm-to-table buffet, live music, a silent auction, a ceremonial planting of the 100,000th tree, and award recognition of Trees Atlanta Tree Champions. RSVP here:
Venue: Greystone at Piedmont Park
Cost: $100
1491 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta
(404) 681-4890
treesatlanta.org/news/the-root-ball/

Death by Chocolate: A Delicious Murder Mystery
Date: 6:30 p.m. March 28
Description: Travel through an epicurean forensics experience. As a guest, you will attempt to solve a murder mystery using laboratory techniques while stimulating your palate with a variety of delectable chocolate dishes along the way! Culinary students from DeKalb County's Warren Technical School will serve specially-designed chocolate desserts as you solve the crime.
Venue: Fernbank Science Center
Cost: $10
156 Heaton Park Dr. NE, Atlanta
(678) 874-7102
fsc.fernbank.edu

PRUMC Single Professionals Friday Fellowship: An Evening in Jerusalem
Date: 7:30 p.m. March 28
Description: Friday Fellowship: An Evening in Jerusalem - IMAX Friday, March 28, 7:30 PM, Fernbank Museum of Natural History $10 per person Meet up with your friends at Fernbank for a trip to Jerusalem, a captivating new film that explores the intersection of science, history and religion in this enigmatic city. Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch ("Star Trek into the Darkness," PBS's "Sherlock"). Space is limited.
Venue: Peachtree Road United Methodist Church
3180 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta
(404) 240-8212

Volunteer with Trees Atlanta
Date: 9 a.m. March 29- August 27
Description: Trees Atlanta has volunteer opportunities just about every Saturday year-round. This hands-on, “dig in the dirt” activity is a great way to meet new friends and get to know more about the community while also helping make it a better place to live. On Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon, we MEET UP with our volunteers in a DIFFERENT NEIGHBORHOOD in Atlanta for tree planting, tree care, or forest restoration projects (depending on the time of year). Sign up to volunteer with us today!
Venue: Trees Atlanta Kendeda Center
Cost: Free
225 Chester Avenue, Atlanta
(404) 681-4896
treesatlanta.org/volunteer/

Kile's World 1st Anniversary 5K Run/Walk Spring Festival
Date: 9 a.m. March 29
Description: Come out and walk or run to support Tameka Raymond's "Kile's World Foundation" on Saturday, March 29th. Registration begins at 9am, costs $35 and includes a T-shirt. The race will kick-off at 11am. All proceeds benefit Kile's World Foundation, a non-profit that hosts art-based camps and workshops for children. To register visit: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/kiles-world-birthday-5k-tickets-9977150927
Venue: Chastain Park
Cost: $35 Registration Fee includes T-Shirt
4469 Stella Ln., Atlanta
(678) 637-0982
www.kilesworld.org

BHU Pre-College Leadership Academy
Date: 9 a.m. March 29
Description: Pre-College Leadership Academy E3! Educate. Equip. Empower Beulah Heights University (Bhu) develops global leaders through Christ-centered education for marketplace and ministry. This mission includes the leadership development of youth in our community. The Pre-College Leadership Academy (Pla) is a youth leadership program at Bhu that is designed to give high school students (10th through 12th grades) an opportunity to develop their leadership skills to promote educational success, community involvement and career awareness. This one-day program will be structured to not only provide viable leadership development skills and activities, but it will also address relevant issues that today's youth face that hinder their personal, educational and professional success.
Venue: Beulah Heights University
892 Berne St. SE, Atlanta
1-888-777-2422

Kile's World 1st Anniversary 5K Walk/Run Spring Festival
Date: 9 a.m. March 29
Description: Help Kile's World Foundation celebrate their first anniversary by participating in our Birthday 5K.
Venue: Chastain Park
4469 Stella Ln., Atlanta
(404) 237-2177
www.eventbrite.com/o/kiles-world-foundation-5834772491?s=20851953

Enchanted Closet's 12th Annual Prom Dress Giveaway
Date: 10 a.m. March 29
Description: The Enchanted Closet has outfitted over 5000 girls for prom through its annual Prom Dress Giveaway which includes a unique boutique shopping experience for girls. Thanks to Belk, Bella Bridesmaids and others, hundreds of new and lightly loved dresses, shoes, purses, and other accessories are available for girls while supplies last. The Prom Dress Giveaway is more than an opportunity to get free dresses, it is a wonderful experience that girls will remember for years to come!
Venue: Rialto Center for the Arts
Cost: FREE
80 Forsyth St. NW, Atlanta
(404) 221-3498
www.enchantedcloset.org/student-registration

Dearborn Animal Hospital Grand Opening
Date: 10 a.m. March 29
Description: We are please to invite everyone to come and help us celebrate our new location and hospital. Come and join us for a tour of our new home and have a great time. We will have Free food and drinks, give aways, several rescue groups will be here and much more. Saturday March, 29, 2014 from 10 am to 4 pm. fun for the whole family! Our new address is 235 Dekalb Industrial Way, Decatur GA 30030
Venue: Dearborn Animal Hospital
Cost: Free for the whole family!
235 Dekalb Industrial Way, Decatur
(404) 377-6477
www.dearbornanimalhospital.com

Atlanta Science Festival Exploration Expo
Date: 11 a.m. March 29
Description: Explore your inner scientist at the Atlanta Science Festival Explortation Expo. This family-friendly event offers non-stop, big-bang events; out-of-this-world experiments; pop-up interactive exhibits; mind-bending games; and a full lineup of science-oriented live entertainment and comedy—plus so much more. Open to the public, admission is free. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014. Centennial Olympic Park. For more information, visit www.atlantasciencefestival.org or call (770) 322-4992.
Venue: Centennial Olympic Park
Cost: Free
265 Park Ave, West NW, Atlanta
(770) 322-4992
www.atlantasciencefestival.org

The Family Dinner | Atlanta
Date: 3 p.m. March 29
Description: The Family Dinner is an event that brings young professionals together to fellowship. The aim is to get back to the basics of connecting. We're taking the synergy and authenticity of the traditional Family Dinner and creating an event unlike any other event in Atlanta. Link to registration http://goo.gl/hzd4dW
Venue: Suite Food Lounge
Cost: $33.50 | $35.00 after February 8, 2014 | $40.00 after March 8, 2014
375 Luckie St., Atlanta
(404) 969-6374
ourfamilydinner.org

Atlanta Young Singers presents Explore Four
Date: 8 p.m. March 29
Description: Rethink 4-Letter WORDS! Join our Treble Concert Choir Youth Chorale as we unpack what's inside 4 little letters. Featuring works of Bernstein, Clausen, Dalglish, Hatfield, Once, Whitacre, and Atlanta composer/arranger Kevin Robison.
Venue: Druid Hills Baptist Church
Cost: $15
1085 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta
(404) 873-3365
www.aysc.org

Sacred Chants: Songs and Sounds as Tools for Liberation
Date: 3 p.m. March 30
Description: The Auburn Avenue Research Library, in collaboration with BobFest 2014, will host Sacred Chants: Songs and Sounds as Tools for Liberation. Hosted by WRFG's Wanique Shabazz, this community lecture will feature drum and chant demonstrations from the worlds of Rastafari, Al Islam, Khemetic Yoga, Lukumi/Yorùbá tradition and other systems of African spirituality, and a special presentation by Iyalorisa Kemba Mchawi, author of Growing Up Yoruba.
Venue: Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History
Cost: Free
101 Auburn Ave. NE, Atlanta
(404) 730-4001
www.afpls.org/events-aarl

"We will Rip the Runway just for you!" ~ Youth Fashion Show
Date: 3 p.m. March 30
Description: Come and enjoys a fun and entertaining Youth Fashion Show! As we help raise money for Party 4 the Cure, a nonprofit organization that throw parties for Youth Cancer Patience! Let’s make a difference! Discount just for Access Atlanta use DISCOUNT code: AJC and save $5.00
Venue: Courtyard Marriott Decatur (Atlanta)
Cost: $13 - $30
130 Clairemont Ave., Decatur
(404) 890-6008
www.eventbrite.com/e/serenity-7-styles-presents-we-will-rip-the-runway-just-for-you-tickets-10872252199

Zulu Faz Interactive Listening Event Sponsored by Microsoft and Pioneer Dj
Date: 7 p.m. March 30
Description: On the heels of releasing his mixtape “The Hill Theory” Zulu Faz has teamed up with Microsoft and Pioneer Electronics for an interactive listening session at the legendary tattoo shop City of Ink on March 4th 2014 from 7pm to 10pm. The event will be presented by Schweinbeck and KXNG apparel. Opting to create innovative events in the city of Atlanta, microsoft will bring out their Xbox one game systems for attendees and setup some laptops for an intimate listen of the mixtape. Complimentary drinks will be provided by Twenty Grand Vodka and every 30 minutes gift bags from the major sponsors will be given out to lucky attendees. The event will be hosted by the talented Amber Jaii and Dj duties will be fulfilled by Detroit Diesel’s very own Dj Cassius Cain. Zulu Faz will be performing select tracks from the mixtape and he’ll be bringing along some of his counterparts to perform with him. This will include great artists such as thecoolismac, Clay James, Messiah, Richelle Brown, Amadi Jae and Alabama’s very own K.L.U.B. Monsta.
Venue: City of Ink
323 Walker St. SW, Atlanta
(404) 525-4465

Inka Culture of Stone Lecture
Date: 7:30 p.m. March 30
Description: In the fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries the Inka of western South America built magnificent structures of rock. They also ate and drank with, dressed, and talked to rocks. In a lecture titled The Inka’s Culture of Stone, Carolyn Dean, Professor of History of Art and Visual Culture at the University of California, Santa Cruz, will explore the ways the Inka manipulated rock as a medium, and—more significantly—how they negotiated with and cajoled rock that was capable of resisting human efforts to transport, cut, and fit it into stonemasonry walls. Professor Dean will address two central questions: What did it mean to the Inka to construct using a sentient medium, and what significance was conveyed by an Inka masonry wall?
Venue: Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University
571 S. Kilgo Circle NE, Atlanta
(404) 727-4282
www.carlos.emory.edu/visit/calendar#/?i=1

Sticky Faith Series / MPWG
Date: 6:30 p.m. April 1
Description: MPWG - The Elementary Years: Sticky Faith Series Tuesdays, April 1, 22, 29, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Locations Vary $50 (series includes dinner at the Horseradish Grill on April 22) The book Sticky Faith asserts that it takes 5 influential people in your child’s life to make their faith stick with them through their life journey. Learn how to give your child the gift of life-long faith through this special series presented by MPWG. Our MPWG series for moms kicks off with guest speakers Jay and Martha Christopher (April 1) and Jon Jones (April 22). Our evening with Chap Clark on April 29 is open to all parents - moms AND dads.
Venue: Peachtree Road United Methodist Church
3180 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta
(404) 240-8212

Dr. Michael Saag Book Signing
Date: 7 p.m. April 1
Description: Dr. Michael Saag is the Director of the Center for AIDS Research and Education (CARE) Fund at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Both a memoir and a manifesto, "Positive" is a story of Dr. Saag's personal encounter with life, death and the US healthcare system.
Venue: Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum
Cost: free
441 Freedom Pkwy., Atlanta
(404) 865-7109
www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov

Open House – Alliance Française d'Atlanta
Date: 7 p.m. April 1
Description: Visit the Alliance and meet our teachers, staff, and students.? • Learn about our language classes and diverse cultural programs.? • Take a half-hour beginner French demo class at 7:00 p.m.? • Take a placement evaluation to determine your French level.? • Enjoy light refreshments of wine and cheese
Venue: Alliance Francaise d'Atlanta - Colony Square
Cost: Free, registration required
1197 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta
(404) 875-1211
events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=zk8sv7bab&oeidk=a07e8uceij83a491bb3

Kimanni Kouture Presents Light It Up Blue 4 Autism Awareness
Date: 2:30 p.m. April 2
Description: Because Autism is very close to Kimanni Kouture, 13yr old designer/model Kimanni is reaching out on behalf of Autism Awareness to bring awareness to the community. You never know what family deals with Autism on a daily basis, it could be the person standing next to you. In honor of Autism Awareness Month Kimanni Kouture, LLC Presents “Light It Up Blue” 4 Autism Awareness Charity Fashion Show Join us for an afternoon of fashion, fun, and treats for a cause. Come see some of Atlanta's hottest children models rip the runway in fashions from the most amazing children designers. You are invited to Shine Bright as we Light It Up Blue for Autism! All proceeds from Kimanni Kouture’s Light It Up Blue 4 Autism Awareness Charity Fashion Show will benefit the Marcus Autism Center for Kids of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Tickets are available at the door, $10 Adults $5 children 12 & under. To Be A Vendor, Sponsor, Or Donate To The Cause, Email KimanniKouture@gmail.com If you are unable to attend, you may make donations via to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta via http://www.gofundme.com/KimanniKoutureLIUB4Austim
Venue: Future Visions
1212 Fowler St. NW, Atlanta
000-000-0000

The Divided Mind of the Black Church
Date: 7 p.m. April 3
Description: The Auburn Avenue Research Library will host Rev. Raphael G. Warnock, Senior Pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, who will discuss his latest publication, The Divided Mind of the Black Church. The book traces the historical significance of the rise and development of black theology as an important conversation partner for the black church.
Venue: Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History
Cost: Free
101 Auburn Ave. NE, Atlanta
(404) 730-4001
www.afpls.org/events-aarl

Rhett Turner Book Signing
Date: 7 p.m. April 3
Description: Photographer Rhett Turner discusses and signs his book "Georgia County Courthouses." One might think "you’ve seen one courthouse, you’ve seen them all"—but what Turner quickly learned as the sole photo documentarian on this project is each county and courthouse offers a diverse variety of architecture spanning Greco Roman, Victorian architecture to coastal courthouses made with Tabby Concrete. The book also inspires beyond the aesthetic, and provides a rich record for history buffs.
Venue: Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum
Cost: free
441 Freedom Pkwy., Atlanta
(404) 865-7109
www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov

Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable
Date: 7:30 a.m. April 4- May 2
Description: The Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable convenes once a month to discuss the region’s current environmental issues – from water to energy, urban planning to policy and much more. Members of the audience are encouraged to ask questions, make comments, network and learn about Atlanta’s current and future opportunities for sustainable development.
Venue: All Saints Episcopal Church
634 W. Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta
(404) 881-0835
www.southface.org/sart

WOMEN on the MOVE
Date: 7 p.m. April 4
Description: Ladies, come out & celebrate Christ with us! WOMEN on the MOVE, a new women's ministry, is cordially inviting you to experience the true love of God with other women who desire Christ just as you do. Our "Friday Night Live" services will be full of praise & worship, healing & deliverance, restoration & power. Don't miss out on what The Lord has in store for you! See you there! For more info: Contact Minister Keyshia
Venue: Little Five Points Community Center, Inc.
Cost: FREE
1083 Austin Ave. NE, Atlanta
(678) 899-2145

Church Wide Yard Sale!
Date: 8 a.m. April 5- April 5
Description: Druid Hills Baptist Church invites everyone to our annual church wide yard sale on Saturday, April 5th 8:00 am to 2:00 pm! Come find some new treasures at DHBC where all are welcome! Druid Hills Baptist Church 1085 Ponce de Leon NE Atlanta, GA 30306
Venue: Druid Hills Baptist Church
Cost: Free!
1085 Ponce de Leon NE, Atlanta
(404) 874-5721
www.dhbc.org/index.shtml

The Social Mood Conference: New Initiatives in Social Mood Research and Application
Date: 8 a.m. April 5
Description: Over the next few years, our world will likely experience more immense shifts in social and financial trends than it has experienced at any time in modern history. Socionomic research explains how repeating waves of social mood create peaceful eras and turbulent times. We invite you to join us at the world’s only Social Mood Conference. Get ready for what’s next. And shake up your understanding of the world.
Venue: Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center
Cost: $199 - early bird
800 Spring St. NW, Atlanta
(770) 536-0309
bit.ly/1kV82DY

Georgia Tech Society of Women Engineers High School Outreach
Date: 9 a.m. April 5
Description: Georgia Institute of Technology The Society of Women Engineers at Georgia Tech is pleased to be hosting an engineering outreach program, targeted for females grades 9-12 who are interested in math or science . The program will be offered: Saturday, April 5th from 9am-2pm on Georgia Tech Campus. Space is limited to 135 girls on a first-come, first-serve basis, so register early! Only girls attending the event need to buy a ticket, parents do not need a ticket. Additional details will be provided the week of the event. Through the program, high school girls will be: Introduced to various engineering majors and career options Encouraged to pursue an interest in math, science and engineering through hands-on experiences Provided with the opportunity to meet one-on-one with current female engineering students Tentative activities will include: Hands-on projects and activities Georgia Tech Student question & answer panel and MORE! Students will receive : 2 pieces of cheese pizza and drink for lunch SWE t-shirt! There will be a parent's information program offered at the same time as the event, free of charge for parents with children attending the event. Topics include gender equality, the importance/relevance of STEM, and a Q&A panel with Georgia Tech Graduate students. If you have any questions, please email us at swehsoutreach@gmail.com Thank you for your interest! -Eve and Alissa
Venue: Georgia Tech - Van Leer ECE Building Auditorium
777 Atlantic Dr. NW, Atlanta

Hillside Health Fair
Date: 10 a.m. April 5
Description: Activities and workshops for the whole family.
Venue: Hillside International Chapel & Truth Center
2450 Cascade Rd. SW, Atlanta
(404) 758-6811

Wellness through Healthy Living Health Fair
Date: 10 a.m. April 5
Description: Get free health screenings and information at the "Wellness through Healthy Living" health fair at Hillside International Truth Center, Saturday, April 5th from 10am - 3pm. "Love Your Body to Life!" with workshops on a variety of topics.
Venue: Hillside International Truth Center, Inc.
Cost: Free
2450 Cascade Rd. SW, Atlanta
(404) 758-6811
www.HillsideInternational.org

Prumc: SPM Easter Egg Hunt at Feed My Lambs
Date: 10:30 a.m. April 5
Description: Easter Egg Hunt at Feed My Lambs Saturday, April 5, 10:30AM - 12:00, City of Refuge Join us as we celebrate the season with the children of Feed My Lambs. We will caravan from the PRUMC back parking lot to City of Refuge to play games, share a Bible story, do crafts and host an Easter Egg Hunt along with the famous SPM Easter Bunny.
Venue: Peachtree Road United Methodist Church
3180 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta
(404) 240-8212

Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge
Date: 11 a.m. April 5
Description: Athletic dogs from around the country will travel to Centennial Olympic Park to compete in the Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge. This premier canine sporting event features dogs competing in a variety of “Olympic-style” events, including high-flying disc routines, head to-head weave pole racing, large and small dog agility courses, Jack Russell hurdle racing and the crowd favorite, dog diving, where dogs take a running leap off of a 40-foot dock into a 19,000-gallon pool of water.
Venue: Centennial Olympic Park
Cost: Free and open to the public
265 Park Ave, West NW, Atlanta
(208) 726-5990
https://www.facebook.com/ProPlan

Les Timbrés de l'Orthographe- French Spelling Competition
Date: 12 p.m. April 5
Description: Speak and love French? Test your level against tens of thousands of participants in « les Timbrés de l’orthographe » . Young and old can test their skills in this competition of multiple choice questions followed by a French dictation. Testing time will not exceed 90 minutes total. 2 categories are offered, one for native speakers and one for non-natives with 3 age groups. One winner will be selected from North American to participate in the final competition with an all expenses paid trip.
Venue: Alliance Francaise d'Atlanta - Colony Square
Cost: Free Must Register to Participate
1197 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta
(404) 875-1211
events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=zk8sv7bab&oeidk=a07e8viqj0nf62fdf72

Sole Fiend
Date: 2 p.m. April 5
Description: On April 5th, 2014 Infinite Imagination media will partner with an array of designers, creators and musicians to proudly present: Sole Fiend, a showcase of up and coming clothing lines, sneaker vendors and musical guest. This event will allow an array of local artist to introduce and present their products. Soul Fiend will allow these creative minds to celebrate their individuality through fashion as well as music and other forms of artistic display. Soul Fiend will provide a forum where these innovative businesses are able to network and display their favorite works. Also through our partnership with the not-for-profit orginization SolesForSouls, this event will allow patrons do donate gently worn shoes/clothing to help in the fight against poverty.
Venue: City Church of Atlanta
112 Krog St. NE, Atlanta

One Day in January: A Collection of Images Taken at Dr. King's First
Date: 3 p.m. April 5
Description: The Auburn Avenue Research Library will host renowned photographer, Horace Henry, as he discusses his photographic exhibition and book, One Day In January. This one of a kind photographic exhibition and book features breathtaking images from the very first ecumenical memorial services honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Venue: Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History
Cost: Free
101 Auburn Ave. NE, Atlanta
(404) 730-4001
www.afpls.org/events-aarl

Spring Soiree
Date: 7 p.m. April 5
Description: We are all excited about the upcoming Fifth Anniversary Spring Soirée Evening hosted by long-time Georgia Boy Choir supporters Fenn and Ruth Barrett Little at Ruth’s art gallery Landsdell Gallery. We are planning a special evening of wine + horsd’oeuvres, plus a musical program featuring a special and exclusive performance by the Georgia Boy Choir. Our very own Chef Marty Nowak will be catering the event so you know the bites will be delicious! You have two options to purchase tickets: Individual soiree tickets are $125 or Join our Circle of Fifths for $500 - An exclusive group of sponsors committed to furthering the work of the Georgia Boy Choir for another 5 seasons. Members of the Circle of Fifths will receive two soiree tickets, special recognition in our 2014-2015 season program booklet, and four VIP tickets to all three of our season concerts, as well as a commemorative gift from the Georgia Boy Choir. Individual Ticket - $125.00 Circle of Fifths - $500.00
Venue: Lansdell Galleries
Cost: $125.00 - $500.00
1482 Mecaslin St. NW, Atlanta
(404) 876-4466

Soul Out Saturday Poetry Slam Atlanta
Date: 7 p.m. April 5
Description: Calling all slam poets to the Atlanta, Georgia area and spoken word lovers. Come and be a part of this event and witness the skilled and the metaphorical aspects of a spoken word artist. First 10 poets to sign up will be competing for a chance to win 2 airlines tickets from Southwest airlines. Tickets are good until March 1, 2015 and will be received on the spot and can be used to fly anywhere that Southwest airline flies. This is an all-inclusive event so only the accomplished slammers will survive. Your mistress of ceremonies will be LadyVee Da Poet. Judges for the evening will include Imani Evans, Daryl Funn, Felicitee Love, Sparatic General, and Tiffany Naturally Nubian Tickets are $10 online or $20 at the door Please note that the event will be held in Suite 328~B which is located in the back of the Radial Cafe **********Free parking********** Rules for slammers: ~ Poets must sign up by paying on the site below. Only the first 10 slam poets will be able to register which is $25 to slam ~ Signups will be closed after March 2, 2014 ~ After payment is made please send an email to liftupatlanta_ec@yahoo.com with: Put in subject box: Southwest Poetry Slam name you paid under stage name you wish to go by ~ You have 3 minutes to perform your poem which starts as soon as speak ~ Each poem must be of the poet's own production ~ No props or musical accompaniment (unless singing acapella) ~ If the poet goes over time, points will be deducted from the total score
Venue: Phillip Rush Center
1530 DeKalb Ave. NE, Atlanta

Flight of the Butterflies
Date: 7 p.m. April 5
Description: Join the Brain Tumor Foundation for Children as we honor and remember dozens of the amazing children, teens and young adults we are privileged to serve at Flight of the Butterflies: A Tribute to our Heroes & Angels on Saturday, April 5th at the Atlanta History Center. Guests will enjoy an evening of delicious food, drink, music, and a tribute to the many children we serve. A silent auction of children’s artwork and other fine items will raise additional funds to help our families.
Venue: Atlanta History Center
Cost: $100
130 W. Paces Ferry Rd. NW, Atlanta
(404) 252-4107
www.braintumorkids.org/flight-of-the-butterflies.html

Chastain Chase
Date: 8 a.m. April 6
Description: The Chastain Chase is a fun, family friendly 6K run, 1 mile run/walk and tot trot that winds through beautiful Chastain Park. The race benefits the Cancer Support Community, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing supportive services to cancer patients and their families.
Venue: Road Runner Sports Atlanta
Cost: $25.00
3756 Roswell Rd. NE, Atlanta
(404) 843-1880
www.cscatlanta.org

Peachtree Women Writer's Alliance
Date: 7 p.m. April 7
Description: The Peachtree Women Writer’s Alliance sponsored by the Atlanta Woman’s Club will meet Monday, April 7 at 7pm at the Wimbish House, 1150 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30309. Anne B. Jones will discuss "The Heart and Soul of Fiction and Non-Fiction Characters." Topics include "Interviewing for Features," "Non-Fiction Character Development," and "Character Building." Jones is the author of seven books and over 500 magazine and newspaper articles. Pay parking is available next door.
Venue: The Wimbish House
Cost: Free Admission
1150 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta
(404) 870-8833

 

Fit Flawless Ladies Night
Date: 7:30 p.m. March 27
Description: The Boss Chick Dance Workout presents this exclusive ladies only fitness and cocktails event at Tongue Groove Night Club. Come and experience Miami and NYC's hottest and sexiest dance workout that will have you popping, dropping, and twerking like never before. After your twerkout, enjoy cocktails, healthy snacks, and fun giveaways. 21+
Venue: Tongue and Groove
Cost: $15 - $20
565 Main St. NE, Atlanta
(305) 801-7324
www.bosschickdanceworkout.com

A Night of Furry Fury to Benefit Paws Atlanta
Date: 8 p.m. March 29
Description: Eric Lee hosts A Night Of Furry Fury To Benefit Paws Atlanta starring the talents of Bigfoot ? Bad Friend ? Dusty Booze & The Baby Haters ? Night Terrors ? Till Someone Loses An Eye ? The Artificial Kid
Venue: The Star Community Bar
Cost: $10 Door
437 Moreland Ave. NE, Atlanta
(404) 681-9018
www.starbaratlanta.com/events/a-night-of-furry-fury-to-benefit-paws-atlanta

Pulse Saturdays at Whiskey Park Atlanta
Date: 10 p.m. March 29 May 31
Description: Whiskey Park and AtlantaNightlife.com invite guests to step behind the velvet rope and experience Saturday night like never before. Specialty cocktails and Atlanta’s hottest DJ’s keep party-goers mixing and mingling as they dance to the beats of top 40, house and pop.
Venue: Whiskey Park - W Atlanta Midtown
Cost: Admission is complimentary before 11PM and $10/person thereafter.
188 14th St. NE, Atlanta
(404) 724-2559
www.AtlantaNightLife.com

 

Saturday Morning Cartoons
Date: 11 a.m. March 29
Description: As part of our 10-day celebration of the moving image, the Atlanta Film Festival proudly presents Saturday Morning Cartoons ( 60 min ) ; programmed by Christina Humphrey.
Venue: The Plaza Theatre
1049 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta
(404) 873-1939

“Jordan Is So Chilly: An Encounter with Lillian Smith” with Brenda Bynum
Date: 7 p.m. March 31
Description: Author and human rights activist Lillian E. Smith is brought to life by actress and Emory theater professor emeritus Brenda Bynum. Smith was one of the first prominent white southerners in the 1930s to speak against racial segregation. She was well known when she wrote “Strange Fruit,” about an interracial love affair that was suppressed across the South. Bynum created the program from Smith’s writings, including letters kept at the Lillian E. Smith Center for Creative Arts in Clayton, Georgia.
Venue: Theatre Lab @ the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: Free
1700 N. Decatur Rd., Atlanta
bit.ly/bynum-lillian-smith-emory

 

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