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Off the Beaten Path Easter Events Around Atlanta for April 21-24

Off the Beaten Path Easter Events  Around Atlanta for April 21-24

Blossom in Norcross - Garden Tour & Spring Downtown Open House. New to the City of Norcross events calendar this year is Blossom – a unique garden & gardening arts experience. On April 30th from 10am – 5pm visitors will have a choice of several activities, from getting their hands dirty at local plants sales and strolling through local gardens, to shopping for garden art and enjoying spring salads in the local eateries. 

Five gardens will be on tour for this free inaugural event, including the charming grounds of the Norcross Garden Club, and the beautiful home grounds of Gardens by Design owner and master gardener, Julie Foster.

BEST SPOTS: Inexpensive Dates

BEST SPOTS: Inexpensive Dates

NORTHEAST METRO – For this week’s installment of Best Spots, we’re compiling a list of Inexpensive Date Spots for you to take your special someone.

In today’s economy, it’s important to find companionship which, in our opinion, is the cheapest form of entertainment. However, it’s the springtime, and people like to get out every now and then. So, check out these suggestions for fun under $15.

If your date is a romantic, Athens-Clarke County Greenways and Riverside Parks are hosting a Full Moon Hike. This guided hike will be lighted by the full moon, which occurs on April 26. The hike begins at 8:00 p.m. and ends at 10:00 p.m. Athens residents will be admitted for a $2 fee, all non-residents will be charged $5.

FASHION LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE is a Proud Sponsor of the 2011 USA's STATE FINALS PAGEANT

FASHION LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE is a Proud Sponsor of the 2011 USA's STATE FINALS PAGEANT

2011 USA's STATE FINALS April 30, 2011 at the Georgia Mountains Center Theater

When: APRIL 30, 2011 

Where: Georgia Mountains Center, Theater Admission: 11 and up $12 each...Kids 4 to 10 yrs are $6 each...3 and under are free  

For more info click the link below:

 http://fashionlifestylemag.com/blog/2011/04/20/flms-pageant-spotlight-2011-usas-state-finals-at-georgia-mountains-center/

 

 

Family Day at the Hudgens Center

Family Day at the Hudgens Center

DULUTH, Ga. -- The Hudgens Center for the Arts (6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, 30097) will be open to the public for a free Family Day on Saturday, Apr. 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

In addition to enjoying the current "We Are Folk: Exploring Traditions in Southern Folk Art" exhibit, visitors can also participate in make-and-take art projects inspired by timeless Southern art techniques.

The volunteer-led activities will be available between 10 a.m. and 12 noon.

Elmo, the Easter Bunny and BOTB in Gwinnett County, this weekend

Elmo, the Easter Bunny and BOTB in Gwinnett County, this weekend

Although the forecast calls for storms; there’s plenty to do this weekend, both – inside and outside. Check out our new events calendar, which can be found on a widget called "EVENTS" which is located at the top left portion of every community site's homepage.

Below, we’ve listed a couple of events we think you will like:

All weekend the Southeastern Railway Museum will host their 2nd Annual Photo Exhibition. Qualifying images (color or monotone) must have been captured at the Southeastern Railway Museum in Duluth, GA. Image must focus on an exhibit, a piece in the collection or show individuals enjoying their experience at the Southeastern Railway Museum in Duluth.

The Gwinnett County Battle of the Bands will be held at Pinckneyville Park State Complex on Saturday, April 16.

GCPD Awarded “2010 Statewide DUI Agency of the Year” by Mother’s Against Drunk Drivers

GCPD Awarded “2010 Statewide DUI Agency of the Year” by Mother’s Against Drunk Drivers

Gwinnett County, Ga.--  (submitted by Gwinnett Police PIO)  Mother’s Against Drunk Drivers (M.A.D.D.) awarded the Gwinnett County Police Department DUI Task Force the “2010 Statewide DUI Agency of the Year” award. This award was presented to the DUI Task Force at the 7th Annual Golden Shield Banquet in Atlanta. This was achieved through dedication and hard work from the officers assigned to the task force and was selected over several other well respected agencies throughout the state.

M.A.D.D.

Seniors’ St. Patrick’s Day Celebration and Lucky’s “Lucky” Arts & Crafts

Seniors’ St. Patrick’s Day Celebration and Lucky’s “Lucky” Arts & Crafts

LAWRENCEVILLE -- (submitted by Gwinnett County Parks and Rec) Leap on by and bring your little leprechauns for a “shamrock” of a good time! Fun-n-games, decorate “green” treats and make a St. Patty take home craft from 4PM-7PM. Ages 4-10; $5/person; call 770.564.4680 for more information. Register by Friday, March 11. Mountain Park Activity Building, 1063 Rockbridge Road, Stone Mountain. Code: MPAB14191

Also, from 4PM-7PM, seniors can enjoy the luck-o-the Irish and a delicious corned beef, cabbage and potato meal and special entertainment on St. Patty’s Day. $15/person; pre-registration is required by 3/10. Bethesda Park Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville.