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Things to do in and around Atlanta on Wednesday, August 8

This week, learn all about sustainability, Dungeon and Dragons or chill out with Tortured Soul at City Winery.

GREEN SCENE WITH GREEN DRINKS

Join this community of sustainability enthusiasts for drinks and conversation. Expect to mingle with green industry experts, environmental advocates and general supporters of the sustainability movement. You can also meet the design team and view the award winning designs from the “Kinda Tiny Homes Design/Build Contest” chosen by the US Green Building Council Georgia and the Athens Area Habitat for Humanity. Green Scene with Green Drinks. 5 - 8 p.m., Aug. 8. Free. Babalu Tapas and Tacos, 33 Peachtree Pl NE, Atlanta. 202-705-6414. eventbrite.com.

TORTURED SOUL AT CITY WINERY

Catch the Brooklyn-based trio when they make an appearance in Atlanta. Known for their expert blend of New York house and classic disco beats with hip-hop, salsa and jazz-fusion the group notes Prince, Heatwave and Kool & The Gang as influences. Formed in 2001 by frontman and principal songwriter John-Christian Urich, Tortured Soul quickly gained wide appeal. You’ve probably heard some of their tunes on television shows or while shopping at the Gap. 8 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.), Aug. 8. $25-$35. City Winery, Ponce City Market, 650 North Avenue NE #201, Atlanta. 404-946-3791. citywinery.com/atlanta/.

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DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS 101

If you missed your middle school calling to become a master of Dungeons and Dragons you can jump back in the game with this tutorial. Learn to role-play with the best of them as an elf wizard or half-orc in this D&D 5th edition training session. The event is for anyone who is curious about D&D but has little knowledge or experience playing the game. Veteran players are welcome to join in the fun. 7 p.m. - 10 p.m., Aug. 8. Free. Noni’s Bar & Deli, 357 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta. 404-343-1808. nonisdeli.com

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