Ice cream social: Enjoy a sweet treat during Slow Food Atlanta’s 12th annual ice cream social, a collaboration with Peachtree Road Farmers Market and a summer tradition. The event will feature local chefs and ambitious amateurs partnering with local farmers to create flavorful ice cream. Guests should bring their own spoon. Advance tickets are $20 and $5 for children 5 and over; at-the-door tickets will be $25 and $10 for children; children under 4 will be free. To purchase, visit eventbrite.com and type “ice cream social” and “Atlanta” in the search boxes. 1-2:30 p.m. Aug. 11. The Cathedral of St. Philip, 2744 Peachtree Road NW, Atlanta. 404-365-1000, stphilipscathedral.org.
Bible study series: Learn more about the Bible and God’s word during a fall Bible study series featuring interactive workshops; works by popular Christian authors and bloggers; classic studies of psalms, proverbs and creeds; and more. All levels of study will be welcomed. Free and open to all. Disciple classes have varied start dates depending on the facilitator; email email@example.com for class options. Aug. 11-Oct. 31. Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, 3180 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-266-2373, prumc.org.
Movie screening: Bring a picnic dinner and a blanket for a movie screening of “Black Panther.” Free movie snacks will be provided. Free and open to all. Guests will be welcome starting at 6 p.m.; the movie will begin at dusk. Aug. 18. Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody. 678-812-4002, atlantajcc.org.
Suicide awareness: A free program to increase suicide awareness will include causes, prevention, help for survivors, how it relates to youth and addiction and what churches may do in response. A panel of speakers will include Gary and Elvira Delaplane of Mourning Dove Ministries, representatives from the United States National Guard as well as The Link, a national resource center for suicide prevention and aftercare. Registration suggested; call 770-971-2839 by Sept. 5. Free and open to all. 2-5 p.m. Sept. 9. St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church, 571 Holt Road, Marietta. 770-971-2839, stcatherines.org.
Anniversary celebration: As part of its 25th anniversary, First Afrikan Church will host a jazz concert featuring the Victor Choates Band. Tickets are $20. 7-10 p.m. Sept. 15. First Afrikan Church, 5197 Salem Road, Lithonia. 770-981-2601, firstafrikanchurch.org.
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