Five things going on in the vicinity that you might want to check out.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Five ideas for what to do in Stone Mountain and beyond.
Run, Walk ‘N Roll, benefitting the Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC), is a five mile race (or two mile walk) routing through Stone Mountain Park. It happens on Saturday, May 4 at 7 a.m. More details here. Also on Saturday, a casino night and silent auction dubbed the Cuatro De Mayo Fiesta is happening at the Smoke Rise Country Club at 4900 Chedworth Avenue. It's a benefit for the Smoke Rise Prep Learning Center. Free Comic Book Day is the first Saturday in May each year when comic book shops such as the The Dragon's Horde at 5615 Memorial Drive in Stone Mountain give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into the store. Guest appearance by creators John McGuire and Robert Jeffrey III along with Storm of X-men …
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, June 8, 2012
Plenty of things are happening in and around town this weekend.
1. What: Summer at the Park When: It officially began yesterday, June 7, but continues through July 29. Where: Stone Mountain Park Why go: Experience Geyser Towers, a live parrot show called Parrots of Rio, Yogi's 4-D adventure and, of course, the fireworks. The weather on Friday and Saturday should be perfect, with a high of 85 and 86 respectively. Sunday, on the other hand, might have some thunderstorms. 2. What: 12th Annual Georgia Wine Festival When: June 9, 10 Where: Town Creek Road grounds of the Blackstock Vineyards and Winery outside Dahlonega, noon - 5 p.m. Why go: The event is one of the two largest state wine festivals annually offering guests opportunities to sip and compare upwards of 60 different wines. Food will …
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Theatre, live music, fresh produce and trivia to survive the heat this weekend.
"Married Alive!" When/Where: Thursday-Saturday, July 21-23, 8 p.m., and Sunday, July 24, 3 p.m., ART Station, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain. Why Go: ART Station is ending the theatrical season with "Married Alive!", a humorous performance about one old and one new marriage that is sure to touch hearts. Viewers of almost all ages will be able to connect with the too-familiar phases of babies, empty nests, Viagra and job stress that every couple goes through. Pricing: Tickets range from $18 to $27 and can be purchased at the door or online here. Fresh Produce and Alias Smith & Jones at the Village Corner When/Where: Saturday, July 23, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., The Village Corner German Restaurant and Bakery, 6655 James B. Rivers Drive, Stone …
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Martial arts, a runway show and more.
Ninja Martial Arts When/Where: Saturday, June 25, 2 p.m.-3 p.m., Stone Mountain-Sue Kellogg Public Library, 952 Leon Street, Stone Mountain. Why Go: Aimed at ages 13 to 17, Master Anthony Chung will teach young adults about the history of the ninja. As the instructor of the course, Chung will also give hands-on training with instruments such as throwing stars. Pricing: Free. Registration is required and will be held five minutes after the start time. Call 770-413-2020 for more information. B. Justice Canvas to Runway Fashion Extravaganza When/Where: Sunday, June 26, 5:30 p.m., Lions of Judah Conference Center, 6202 Memorial Drive, Stone Mountain. Why Go: B. Justice, a New York fashion designer known for his sophisticated Body of …
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Great weather is in the forecast for the weekend. Patch has some suggestions for getting out of the house and making the most of it.
Still trying to find something to do this weekend? Patch has got some suggestions for you to enjoy getting out and about this wonderful weather weekend. From art and history exhibits to celebrating the Earth and childhood books, there's plenty of family fun-filled activities in and around town. When/Where: Friday, Feb. 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 26, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., ART Station, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain. Why Go: This Saturday is the very last day to see amazing art such as metal works from Dennis Primm, doggy folk paintings from Bailey Jack and various forms in the ART Station Members Juried Exhibition #2. Hurry, because the next exhibition doesn't debut until March 25. Pricing: Free. BLOC BURNAZ MOTORCYCLE CLUB ANNUAL PARTY…