Thursday, May 16, 2013
The free movie will be shown Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18.
If you missed seeing 'Lincoln' when it was in theaters (and paying the high ticket and snack prices) you can see it for free at Stonecrest library. The movie, starring Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis as the nation's 16th president, will be shown at the library on Friday, May 17, 2-4:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 18, 2-4:30 p.m., for ages 18 and up, according to the library's website. Other cast members include Sally Field (as Mary Todd Lincoln) and Tommy Lee Jones. The movie is rated PG-13. The library is located at 3123 Klondike Rd.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Upcoming classes at Lithonia library branches will teach participants the basics about starting for-profit and nonprofit endeavors.
Want to start a business or a nonprofit organization? Libraries in Lithonia are among the DeKalb branches that have free classes to give you the basics and a little more: > The DeKalb County Public Library (DCPL) is working with The Leadership Academy to will hold several classes on getting a business started. The series is called ""The Entrepreneur Endeavor" " and classes will be held at Stonecrest library in Lithonia, 3123 Klondike Rd. Scheduled classes are on the following Saturdays from 2:30-3:30 p.m.: April 27, May 25 and June 22. You must call or visit the branch to register: 770.482.3828. Learn more about "The Entrepreneur Endeavor" class topics here. > The "Starting a Nonprofit Organization: 7 things you should know" series …
An interesting, vivid African costume on display at the library called an Agan helps tell a story.
Important family moments and individual milesones. Photographs. Words. The Agan, an African costume, helps tell the story by incorporating personal papers, photos and other items on a vintage dress. Through April 30, the Agan will be on display at Stonecrest library, 3123 Klondike Rd. in Lithonia, as part of the "Redressing the Stone: the Lithonia Story - The Journey Projects in Lithonia, GA " exhibition and lecture series "that focuses on history, storytelling and memory through a unique African costume called an Agan," according to information displayed at the library.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Also up this weekend: Stone Mountain Park Christmas, a free movie and bagpiper at sundown.
Looking for something to do this weekend in Stone Mountain and Lithonia? There are events for families, kids and adults. When: Sunday, Nov. 18, 2-4 p.m. Where: The Bead Shop at the Old Post Office Emporium, 5370 East Mountain Street Why go: Bead Society member JoAnn McEwen will assist with this lesson. Supplies and materials will be available to make bracelets or earrings. How much: $20. RSVP to Nan Nash or call 770-465-4318. When: Saturday, Nov. 17-Sunday, Nov. 18 Where: 9:30 a.m. registration, Lithonia Woman’s Club, 2564 Wiggins St., Lithonia Why go: Tour some of the rich, storied history of the Arabia Mountain area on one or both days of the expedition, which includes a 24 mile bike tour on Sunday, according to Crossroads News. How much…
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
The conference will feature speaker Shondia McFadden-Sabari, a breast cancer and double mastectomy survivor
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Holiday travel plan safety, standout scholars, weather and more.
It's hump day, everyone! Here are five things to keep in mind: 1. What's posted on Patch today: 2.The weather: Partly sunny, high of 65, low of 45. Very nice indeed. 3.Holiday Story time: Stonecrest library, 10:30-11 a.m. today. For ages 3-5, there will be stories, songs and rhymes about Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. The library is at 3123 Klondike Rd. in Lithonia. 4. Our new Neighborhood Gallery. Got community photos or videos to share? Now there's a place to do so on Patch. Take a look at our new Neighborhood Gallery and start uploading. 5. 2012 prognosticator born this day. It's the the birth anniversary of Nostradamus, who was reportedly born on this day in 1503 in St. Remy, France.
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Chocolate, shopping and snow -- who could ask for more?
Venturing out this weekend? Here are some events going on in and around Stone Mountain: 1. What: Chocolate 101 When/where: Saturday, Dec. 3, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Redan-Trotti Library, 1569 Wellborn Road, Lithonia. Why go: One word - chocolate. Oh, yes, you can also learn simple ways of creating interesting gifts with chocolate. Cost: Free. Open to first 15 participants. Call or visit branch to register 770-482-3821. 2. What: White Elephant Gift Exchange with a Twist When/where: Saturday, Dec. 3, 2-4 p.m., Stonecrest Library, 3123 Klondike Road, Lithonia. Why go: Aimed at teens (13-17), this program is a way to pass along a gently-used book and have some fun while doing so. So bring that wrapped-up book and be prepared to play the White …
Friday, November 18, 2011
Learn something new every day.
1. Now on Patch: Check in later for our weekend guide, photos from Atlanta Dream point guard Lindsey Harding's appearance at Stephenson Middle, and more. 2. Green Lantern: Didn't catch this movie when it was in theaters? No problem. Head over to Stonecrest Library, 3123 Klondike Rd. Lithonia, to see it for free between 2-4 p.m. today. Ages 18 and up. 3. High School Football Playoffs: Unfortunately, schools in Stone Mountain didn't make it this far, but there's still some exciting action coming up, starting tonight with Class AAAA playoffs. Griffin (9-2) vs. Tucker (11-0), at Adams Stadium, 7:30 p.m. Then on Saturday night, in Class AAAAA playoffs, Brookwood (8-3) vs. M.L. King (11-0), at Hallford, 7:30 p.m. 4. The weather: Another day in …
Monday, October 3, 2011
Deadline for free tutoring at five schools; kids make candy look like sushi; local job alerts, and more.
Happy Monday! Here are five things to know as you get your work week started: Today on Patch: Check out what the bad guys have been up to in crime stats for unincorporated Stone Mountain at 8 a.m.; if you're looking for work, local job alerts runs at 10 a.m. Deadline for free tutoring: Learn about the five Stone Mountain schools that will offer free tutoring - today's the last day to register for it. The weather: Sunny, 75 degrees today, low of 47 tonight. Gorgeous fall weather! At the library: Stonecrest Library will have "Tween Candy Sushi" program for ages 9-12, 6:30-7:30 p.m., where participants creatively make sweets look like sushi. Call to register: 770-482-3828; Chess for ages 7-14 at Lithonia-Davidson Library, 5:30-7 p.m. …
Monday, September 19, 2011
Did you know it's Talk Like a Pirate Day at Stonecrest Library?
Today on Patch: Check back with Stone Mountain-Redan Patch at 10 a.m. for the latest crime stats in unincorporated Stone Mountain. At the library today: Toddler storytime at Hairston Crossing Library today, 10:30-11a.m.; Stone Mountain Chess Club at Stone Mountain-Sue Kellogg Library, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Checkmate,Lithonia-Davidson Library, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; and Talk Like a Pirate Day, Stonecrest Library,, 6:30-7:30 p.m. The weather: Very nice. High of 79, low of 62 tonight. There’s a 20 percent chance of rain during the day that inches up to 30 percent this evening. Cheapest gas: Top three gas prices in Stone Mountain as reported to Georgiagasprices.com over the last 36 hours: Georgia history: The Camilla Massacre happened on this day in 1868…