Sunday, March 17, 2013
The "Raising of the Green" event is tonight at ART Station in the city of Stone Mountain. But the inflatable leprechaun outside the building was too cute not to mention.
Stories about "Raising of the Green": "Raising of the Green" at ART Station March 17 Photos: Raising of the Green, 2012 You may also enjoy reading: Blue Grassroots Festival Expanding
Friday, March 15, 2013
Also this weekend: free movies at local libraries and a discussion on medicinal plants and teas.
Please click on the event title to learn more. Saturday, March 16 Easter Bunny Arrival at the Mall at Stonecrest, 2929 Turner Hill Rd. in Lithonia, from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Hairston Crossing library, 4911 Redan Rd. in Stone Mountain, will show the movie "The Pirates! Band of Misfits" from 2-4 p.m. as part of its Family Movie program. Stonecrest library will show the Oscar-winning movie "Argo" from 2-4 p.m. The movie is rated R (for adults ages 18 and up). The library is located at 3123 Klondike Rd. in Lithonia. Sunday, March 17 Discussion about medicinal plants and teas at Davidson-Arabia Nature Preserve, 3787 Klondike Rd. in Lithonia from 8-11:30 a.m. The program is free and will be led by herbalist and medicine woman Nicole Bluh. "Raising …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The annual fundraiser will include live and silent auctions.
It's that time of year again: ART Station's "Raising of the Green" fundraiser takes place Sunday, March. 17 at its facility in the city of Stone Mountain. The event takes place from 6-10 p.m. There will be live and silent auctions, a raffle drawing for $1,000, samples from local restaurants, and more. Last year, the fundraiser netted $26,000. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Related content: Photos: 2012 'Raising of the Green at ART Station' ART Station Fundraiser Netted $26,000
Monday, April 16, 2012
Raising of the Green was March 17.
News Follow Up: More than $30,000 was raised during the fundraiser "Raising of the Green" on March 17 -- the goal was $28,000 -- with a net profit of $26,000, said ART Station's Michael Hidalgo, co-founder, associate producer and director of development, through e-mail correspondence. Hidalgo said the biggest success of the event was "the true local community support that rallied to make the live and silent auctions a success." Most of the money raised comes from the auctions, not ticket sales or raffles, he said.
Sunday, March 25, 2012
Stone Mountain-Redan headlines for March 18-24.
Did you miss some news last week on Stone Mountain-Redan Patch? Here are some of the top headlines: March 18: Raising of the Green photos from the annual ART Station fundraiser. March 19: Arrest made in Mountain Crest Apartment shooting death. March 20: Looking for work? Check out the local jobs Patch compiled March 20. March 21: Lucky guy! Stone Mountain retiree wins $500,000 in lottery game. Woman has frightening trip to the gas station: Man Points Gun at Woman at Gas Station. March 22: Another arrest in the Mountain Crest Apartments shooting death. Stone Mountain police chief Chancey Troutman praised his detectives for the arrest of a roofing scam suspect. March 23: Readers picked Mount Carmel Christian Church preschool as the best in …
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Headlines from March 11-17.
Here are some headlines from Stone Mountain-Redan Patch last week, March 11-17: Sunday March 11: A tragic wreck on Redan Road killed two, injured two. Tuesday, March 13: A 54-unit senior housing facility is planned for Redan Road. It was announced that Arabia Mountain High School, whose student body includes a number of teens from Stone Mountain, will compete in a National Green Ribbon Program. Shooting death at Mountain Crest Apartments. New Wade Walker YMCA names a new director - a Y management veteran. Wednesday, March 14: Dunwoody and Columbia doing great in DeKalb schools baseball. Thursday, March 15: ART Station largely depending on annual fundraiser's success. 2011-2012 6AAAA All-Region Selections for DeKalb schools basketball. …
Green was everywhere at the annual fundraiser and St. Patrick's Day celebration.
Everybody was Irish at the 16th annual Raising of the Green fundraiser and St. Patrick's Day celebration at ART Station Saturday night. The event, whose attendess included local business, political and arts leaders, featured events such as silent and live auctions and a raffle drawing for $1,000 and complimentary green beer.
Friday, March 16, 2012
We asked, you picked!
On Monday Patch asked readers to vote for the best place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Stone Mountain. Will Henry's Tavern got five of the ten votes, with the Village Corner Bakery, Tavern and German Restaurant, coming in second with three votes. Bev's Place received one vote. There was one vote for "other" -- we asked you to name a place that wasn't listed. Mary mentioned the Raising of the Green at ART Station. Phil commented about Village Corner: "Cant beat the Corned Beef and Cabbage at The German Restaurant and oh yes! A slice of the Bailey's Irish cream cake for dessert,,,yummy!!" Here all the choices - you can still click on the link and write a review of the establishment: Bev's Place Cala Bar & Grill The Calabash Lounge Dugan'…
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Fundraiser is ART Station's second biggest of the year.
The "Raising of the Green at ART Station is not just a time for green beer, local restaurant fare, auctions and a raffle. One of ART Station's founders, associate producer and director of development Michael Hidalgo, said the success of this year's "Raising of the Green" is of top importance, given how tough the economy has been; foundations and others simply haven't been able to give as much as in the past. "It's a critical time in our existence. It's critical that we do well," Hidalgo said. This year's goal: in the $25,000 range. "That's what we made last year," he said. “Raising of the Green," is in its 16th year. It features events such as silent and live auctions of items such as art work, theater tickets, meals at Atlanta restaurants…