The Masonic Lodge in Stone Mountain City has its first-Saturday-of-the-month breakfast today (March 2), there's a hike on Sunday at Davidson-Arabia Mountain, and more.
Stone Mountain Recreation
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Friday, March 1, 2013
The popular destination will begin unveiling some of its new features March 28.
Last year, Stone Mountain Park unveiled Geyser Towers, a big, splashy, attraction aimed at kids (and kids at heart). This year, the park is introducing the following new features: > The educational "Butterfly Adventures" launches June 1 as part of the park's "Summer at the Rock" experience. Guests will get to enter a special habitat with more than 1,000 fluttering butterflies, where they'll learn more about these insects and can even feed them. > The park will have two weeks of its "Spring FUN Break" activities, March 30- April 13, which include the Wildlife Wonders’ Animal Babies show and Easter Bunny events. > In its 4-D theater, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island opens March 28. > A new dining option called Campfire Grill described as a…
See what's happening locally this weekend.
Click on the event title for more information. > The Masonic Lodge in the city of Stone Mountain, 875 VFW Dr., will have its first-Saturday-of-the-month $5 breakfast, open to the community, from 7-10 a.m. > Journey Projects Opening Reception: Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier at Stonecrest Library, 3123 Klondike Rd. in Lithonia, happens from 2-4 p.m. Visual mythologist Linnemeier focuses on the ancestral history of Lithonia. The event will include a lecture and community discussion. > Young readers ages 5-8 are invited to "Read to Rover," a therapy dog, from 3-4 p.m. at Stonecrest Library, 3123 Klondike Rd. in Lithonia. > "Mommy and Me" Drawing and Painting Class for Little Beginners, 10-10:45 a.m., for Pre-K through second graders, at Hobby …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The festival will be two days instead of one, and go all the way down Main Street to James B. Rivers Drive.
The Blue Grassroots Music & Arts Festival in the city of Stone Mountain is expanding. The showcase of bluegrass music and artists' creativity will be two days -- March 23 and 24 -- instead of one, as it's been for three years. Also, rather than concentrating the activities in the center of Stone Mountain Village, the festival will extend all the way down to James B. Rivers Drive near the Village Corner German Restaurant. "We're trying to involve both ends of Main Street," said Susan Ryles, executive director of Main Street Stone Mountain. With the festival now covering two days, "we feel like we can build this into a festival with a really good attendance,' Ryles said. Some 3,000-5,000 people are expected to come to the festival over the…
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Also this weekend is "Reading with Rover" for young readers and a crafting event for families.
Friday, February 22, 2013
Check out some of the events going on locally this weekend.
Click on the event or show title for more information. All Weekend - Friday, Feb. 22 - Sunday, Feb. 24 > Tap dancers Terrence Bennett and Tre McClendon bring the show "Tip Tap Two" back to ART Station, at 5384 Manor Dr., in the city of Stone Mountain, Feb. 22-24. Tickets are $21 and $25. Saturday, Feb. 23 > The Dragon's Horde at 5615 Memorial Dr. will have a free Gatecrash Game Day from 5-9 p.m. > Children ages 5-8 can practice their reading skills with a therapy dog during "Reading With Rover" at Stone Mountain-Sue Kellogg library, 952 Leon St. in Stone Mountain, from 12-1 p.m. > Families can have fun making something at the "Crafting with Hafeezah" event from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. at Hairston Crossing library, 4911 Redan Rd. in Stone …
Friday, February 15, 2013
Also, Stonecrest and Hairston Crossing libraries will show free movies.
Looking for something to do locally this weekend? Click on the event name to learn more: Saturday, Feb. 16 >The Stone Mountain Historic Society presents "Dancing Through the Decades," a sock hop at the Rock Gym in Stone Mountain city, located at the corner of Mimosa St. and Ridge Ave. Tickets at the door are $25 for one or $40 for two. >Hairston Crossing Library, 4911 Redan Rd. in Stone Mountain, will play the movie "Brave" (rated PG) from 2-4 p.m. For families. > "Pitch Perfect" (rated PG-13) plays at Stonecrest Library, 3123 Klondike Rd. in Lithonia, from 2-3:30 p.m. For ages 18 and up. > Rainforest Golf in Stone Mountain reopens at noon (weather permitting) after a brief winter break. Rainforest is located at 5500 Bermuda Road. Sunday…
Friday, February 8, 2013
Also this weekend: "Pitch Perfect" at a local library, a healthy cooking demo, and more.
Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out what's going on locally (click on the event name for more details): Stonecrest library branch, at 3123 Klondike Rd. in Lithonia, will have a Black History Family Feud from 2-4 p.m. for ages 5-17 years. This free event is open to the first 20 participants. Families welcome. Phone: 770.482.3828. The movie "Pitch Perfect" (rated PG-13) is playing at Stone Mountain-Sue Kellogg library, 952 Leon St. in the city of Stone Mountain, from 2-3:30 p.m. For ages 18 and up. The event is free. Phone: 770.413.2020 African-American Read-in Celebration is from noon-2 p.m. at Mall at Stonecrest in Lithonia. Also at the Mall at Stonecrest: "Pink Goes Red on the Runway- Getting to the Heart of the Matter" at…
Friday, February 1, 2013
Weekend Planner: Nature Preserve Cleanup; Author Calvin Ramsey; "The Best Party Outside of New Orleans!"
Also: DeKalb School Choice Expo is Saturday at the Mall at Stonecrest.
Here are some activities and events happening in Stone Mountain and Lithonia this weekend: When: Saturday, February 2, 10 am to 1 pm Where: Mall at Stonecrest, 2929 Turner Hill Rd., Lithonia Who’s this for: Parents and students. Why go: Find out what the school choice options are in DeKalb. How much: Free When: Saturday, Feb. 2, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Where: Davidson-Arabia Nature Preserve, 3787 Klondike Rd., Lithonia Who's this for: People who can help out. Why go: Help tidy up the nature preserve in this kickoff monthly volunteer service project. How much: Your time and abilities. When: Saturday, Feb. 2, 2-3 p.m. Where: Hairston Crossing Library, 4911 Redan Rd., Stone Mountain Who’s this for: Families Why go: Enjoy this Black History Month …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Learn about activities and events where you can get creative or learn about saving bats and turtles.
Here are some activities and events going on in Stone Mountain and Lithonia: When: Saturday, Jan. 26, 11 a.m.- 12 p.m. Where: Hairston Crossing Library, 4911 Redan Rd., Stone Mountain Who's this for: Families Why go: Spend Saturday being creative and crafty with the whole family. How much: Free. When: Saturday, Jan. 26, 9-11:30 a.m. Where: Davidson-Arabia Nature Preserve, 3787 Klondike Road, Lithonia Who's this for: Probably not best for kids; this is described as a rugged hike. Why go: Challenge yourself on this 4-5 mile, moderate-to-difficult hike. How much: Free, but registration is required. Register here: rlastrove(at)dekalbcountyga.gov When: Saturday, Jan. 26, 10-11 a.m. Where: Davidson-Arabia Nature Preserve, 3787 Klondike Road, …