Gate City Brewing is the meeting spot for the Wednesday run of Beer Runners United. (John Amis)
Photo: John Amis
Photo: John Amis

Things to do in and around Atlanta on Wednesday, Sept. 19


Deepak meets Tupac in this 75-minute class led by certified yoga teacher Jaimee Ratliff. The vinyasa flow class is suited to all levels with poses designed to lengthen, strengthen and tone muscles. This is the first Hip Hop Wednesday Yoga class of the fall season. The session will feature the top hits from Drake and J. Cole. Bring a yoga mat, small towel and water. $16, 7:30 - 8:45 p.m., Sept. 19. Nirvana Yoga Studios, 464 Cherokee Ave. SE, Atlanta.

Hip Hop Yoga pop-up with Jaimee Ratliff at Nirvana Yoga Studios
Photo: Nedra Rhone


Have you always wanted to learn more about taking great pictures with your smartphone? This class offered by REI Co-op aims to help you do more than point and shoot. During the two-hour session, the instructor will show attendees how to create digital nature stories through visual storytelling. You will learn how to use the function of your camera, basic exposure and composition techniques, and apps that will help enhance your images. Bring a fully charged smartphone. Note there are no bathrooms available on site. $45-$55. 6 - 8 pm. Sept. 19. Quarry Yards, 674 Gary Ave., Atlanta. 800-426-4840.

>> More things to do: Take a tour of Bazati and Estrella on the Eastside Beltline


Every first and third Wednesday through Dec. 19 join this group of runners and beer lovers in Roswell for a run. The fun starts at Gate City Brewing Company and offers one, three or five mile routes as options for runners and walkers. The event (and the brewery) are dog and family friendly. Wear bright clothing and follow traffic safety rules. It is free to run, but drink specials after will cost $4 for a pint. Free.6:15 - 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19 Gate City Brewing Company, 43 Magnolia Street, Roswell. 678-404-0961.

International Talk Like a Pirate Day

For just uttering the words ‘Ahoy, matey,’ you could earn free admission and a pirate eye patch at Legoland Discovery Center in celebration of International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Guests who talk like a pirate at admissions will receive a Kids Go Free coupon and a pirate eye patch, while supplies last. The free admission can be used today or at a later date. In honor of the holiday, LegoLand visitors can explore the Pirate Adventure Island, an interactive adventure designed for kids and adults to enjoy.

Free. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Legoland Discovery Center, 3500 Peachtree Road, NE, Atlanta. 404-848-9252.

>> Check the traffic and weather before you go: WEDNESDAY’S WEATHER-TRAFFIC: Temps will remain well above average as North Georgia stays dry

>> Looking for more? Listen to our weekly accessAtlanta podcast, which offers more ideas for things to do in and around Atlanta.


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