Sunday, October 7, 2012
Did you participate in Hands on Atlanta Day on Saturday in Stone Mountain or Lithonia? Upload photos of your hard work right to this article!
Hands on Atlanta Day was Saturday and several local schools and organizations took part in volunteer activities. At Allgood Elementary, for example, parents as well as volunteers from Benjamin E. Mays High School, Comcast, St. Phillip AME Church and New Covenant Christian Ministries were among those who worked together accomplishing tasks such as painting benches and walls, planting flowers, and getting rid of poison ivy, said project coordinator Brinda Taylor. If you participated in Hands on Atlanta Day volunteering activities in Stone Mountain and Lithonia, share photos of the experience on Patch. Just click on the "Upload Photos and Videos" button located under the photo of the Allgood Elementary volunteers, add the photos and write a …
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Check out what schools and organizations in Stone Mountain and Lithonia could use a helping hand.
Friday, October 5, 2012
Several weekend events are happening in and around the Stone Mountain-Lithonia area. Check them out here.
Check Stone Mountain-Lithonia Patch's calendar of events for additional activities this weekend. When: Saturday, Oct. 6 Where: Stone Mountain Village Gazebo, next to the train depot, center of town Why go: Come for the free performance of this new tradition in the City of Stone Mountain on Saturday "and remember someone who 'shall not be forgotten' or just pause for a little quiet reflection to the beautiful and haunting sounds of a lone bag-piper," organizers say. The piper will play for 30 minutes and end his performance with "Amazing Grace". Want to commemorate someone specific? Give a donation of $25 or more, and you can. The person's name will be announced by the piper before the performance. When: Saturday, Oct. 6 and Sunday, Oct. 7…
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
A weekly list of local volunteer and donation opportunities.
The following are local volunteer opportunities and donation needs: Help Needed - Volunteers 1. Hands On Atlanta Day is this Saturday, Oct. 6. Here are some schools and organizations in Stone Mountain and Lithonia that could use some help that day (click on the links below for information on signing up): Allgood Elementary, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Woodridge Elementary, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Stephenson Middle, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 2. Atlanta Animal Rescue Friends (AARF) has several upcoming events where volunteers are needed, including providing information about its programs at Southern Softpaw League games in Jonesboro this Saturday, Oct., 6, from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.; volunteering at its "Catoberfest" adoption day on …