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Camp Sunshine Presents Cocktails for Cancer

Camp Sunshine Presents Cocktails for Cancer
Cocktails for Cancer
Benefiting Camp Sunshine
 
Compound
September 8, 2011
7 - 10pm
 
Cocktails for Cancer will be an amazing night of fun with Atlanta’s finest Mixologists at Compound, the city’s premier nightclub.

The Ugly Duckling Returns to Center for Puppetry Arts

 The Ugly Duckling Returns to Center for Puppetry Arts
Beloved Tale of Self-Discovery Charms Audiences
 
 
The Center for Puppetry Arts presents a whimsical production of The Ugly Duckling from August 18 – September 18, 2011.

ACP to hold Martial Arts Exhibition to promote peace

ACP to hold Martial Arts Exhibition to promote peace

DULUTH – On August 19, the Association of Chinese Professionals will serve as hosts to a Martial Arts troupe from Bejing who have won national or world titles in the past ten years.

The show will be performed by some of the best martial arts athletes in China. The athletes will be first-boxing, Taichi, sparring and other type of martial arts. Organizers say the event will “showcase traditional and modern martial arts which will reflect the spirit of harmony and health, and enable attendees to feel the charm of Wushu and to appreciate Chinese culture”.

This will be the troupe’s third show of their tour that is being held to “promote friendship and peace between China and the United States of America”. The troupe will also perform in Washington D.C. and the General Assembly Hall of the United Nations in New York City.

Tickets can be purchased at the Perimeter Church at 9500 Medlock Bridge Road in Duluth.

Historic Duluth is taking off... come along for the ride!

 

Business is taking off in Historic Duluth and with the addition of 7 new Main Street merchants there is much to celebrate!  Event coordinator and merchant  Shelly Howard stated  It is so promising to see the new businesses open in spite of the down economy. We see hope for a future of our Main Street destination with new merchant relationships building to strengthen our attraction to visit Historic Duluth.    The community is invited to join the celebration and "come along for the ride" by participating in an outdoor art exhibit which will be unveiled Saturday, September 17th starting at 11am.  Miniature hot air balloon blank forms are available to paint and decorate at Luv for Art, one of the new merchants. Artists of all ages and skill are invited to join the exhibit.

Atlanta Heartthrob Jacob Latimore Meet & Greet at Metro PCS in Duluth

Atlanta Heartthrob Jacob Latimore Meet & Greet at Metro PCS in Duluth

My ears are still ringing from all the screaming girls that came out to see teen heartthrob, Jacob Latimore, on Aug. 3 at MetroPCS in Duluth, Ga. This is a very special post for me because it’s like I’m watching one of my own babies blossom into a full-fledged teen sensation right before my eyes. I had the pleasure of meeting Jacob and his family a few years back when I first got into the entertainment business. My daughter had a segment called “Talking With Kids,” and that was one of the first interviews that he had ever done.

30 Free Things to Do This Summer

30 Free Things to Do This Summer

ATLANTA --  The Atlanta Moms Like Me site has recently posted the top 30 places to visit this summer that will not hurt your pocket because they are totally free.

The list includes The Children's Museum, The High Musuem and even North GA Hiking.  If you know of any must free activities you can add them to the list too.

Click here and see all of the free activities around Atlanta.

Local teachers to receive free school supplies from Staples

Local teachers to receive free school supplies from Staples

ATLANTA -- Every year, more than 90 percent of American teachers spend hundreds of dollars of their own money on classroom supplies, according to the National Education Association.

Now, with the first day of school less than a week away for some, Metro Atlanta Staples stores are offering local teachers a big helping hand.

Saturday, July 30 is Teacher Appreciation Day at Staples. The first 100 teachers to visit certain Atlanta-area stores from 9 a.m.