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Calendar: March-April 2011

The deadline for the next calendar will be March 25, 2011. To submit and event email calendar@theporchpress.com, please put “ info4calendar” in the subject box, or call Nancy Leighton at 404-624-3082 and leave a message.
Weekly Activities
The following activities take place every week as listed; check with each organization for their holiday schedule.
CHILDREN/STORY TIME
Story Time for Babies. For babies aged 6-24 months and their caregivers. Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave. SE, (every Tues) 12pm.
Rise and Shine Store Time for children ages 3-6. Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave. SE, (every Tues) 10:15am.
Community Play Group. For moms and toddlers, Martha Brown United Methodist Church, 468 Moreland Ave SE, follow signs to playroom, (every Thurs) 9:30-11am.
Cub Scout Pack 688. Park Avenue Baptist Church, 524 Park Ave SE at the corner of Sydney St. Contact David Griffin, 678-849-8619, or email griffin.david@yahoo.com.
SENIOR ACTIVITIES
Golden Age Center. St Paul United Methodist Church, 501 Grant St SE, Rm R2. All senior citizens welcome. (Tues and Thurs) 10am-2pm.
OTHER GROUPS
Historic Oakland Cemetery. Sights, Sounds and Stories of Oakland, 248 Oakland Ave. SE, Visitors Center, $10 adults, $5 seniors and children, free for Oakland members, (every Sat and Sun) 10am, 2pm, 4pm.
Twilight Tours, 248 Oakland Ave SE, Visitors Center, $10 adults, $5 seniors and children, free for Oakland members, (every Sat and Sun) 6:30pm.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
-Georgia Ave Church, 645 Grant St SE, basement (Thurs and Sat) 8-9pm.
-Martha Brown United Methodist Church, 468 Moreland Ave SE (corner of Metropolitan AveSE) entrance and parking in rear. Mon, basement fellowship hall, 7pm. Wed, (women’s meeting) basement East Atlanta Room, 7pm. Thurs, basement East Atlanta Room, 7pm. Sat, basement fellowship hall, 8pm.

Mar 15 Lucky Leprechauns. Children ages 2-7 make a St Patrick’s Day craft, Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave, 10:30am.
Grant Park Neighborhood Association (GPNA). Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Ave SE, ARC Building, south end of Cherokee Ave
parking lot. 7:30pm. Everyone in Grant Park welcome (3rd Tues).
Around Wellswood Neighborhood Watch. Mt. Carmel AME Church, 1140 Henry Thomas Dr SE. Enter across the street from Mt. Nebo Church. 7pm. (3rd Tues). For information call Minnie Harris, 404-627-2918.
Mar 16 Lunch Time Yoga. Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave. Registration, mat and towel required. 404-730-5427, 12pm.
St Patrick’s Day Clover Coloring. East Atlanta Library, 400 Flat Shoals Ave SE, for ages 3-6, 10:30am.
Mar 17 St. Patrick’s Day South East Atlanta
Business Association (SEABA).
Networking meeting, location to be
announced, for more information call 404-627-0435, or check www.seabaga.org.
5:30-7:30pm (3rd Thurs).
Mar 20 Vernal Equinox. First day of spring. Sylvester Cemetery Clean-Up. Braeburn Cir and Clifton Rd. Bring tools and gloves. For more information, call Dennis Taylor, President, 404-381-0243, or Jerry Semprevio, Secretary, 404-210-7312. 9am-1pm (3rd Sat).
Mar 22 Make and Take It Story Time. Special crafts for children, Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave. 10:30am.
Mar 23 Lunch Time Yoga. Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave. Registration, mat and towel required. 404-730-5427, 12pm.
Yolanda Parks OMG Job Corps. For ages 16-24, Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave., 3pm.
Neighborhood Planning Unit W (NPU-W). Martha Brown United Methodist Church, 468 Moreland Ave SE (corner of Metropolitan
Ave) entrance and parking in rear, 7:30pm (4th Wed).
NPU-W Transportation Committee. Martha Brown United Methodist Church, 468 Moreland Ave SE (corner of Metropolitan Ave) entrance and parking in rear, 6:30pm (4th Wed).
NPU-W Public Safety Committee. Martha Brown United Methodist Church, 468 Moreland Ave SE (corner of Metropolitan Ave
SE) entrance and parking in rear, 6:30pm (4th Wed).
Mar 25 Porch Press Deadline for submitting articles.
Mar 26 Grant Park Pub Crawl: Five Eateries on Memorial Drive. Fund raiser for Grant Park Neighborhood Association, start at Doc Chey’s,
563 Memorial Dr SE, 3-6pm.
Mar 29 Make and Take It Story Time. Special crafts for children, Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave. 10:30am.
Mar 30 Lunch Time Yoga. Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave. Registration, mat and towel required. 404-730-5427, 12pm.
Apr 1 April Fool’s Day Apr 2 Grant Park Security Patrol (GPSP) Annual Meeting. Grant Park Rec. Center, 2pm.
Apr 4 Porch Press Proofreading. Volunteer proofreaders and people with computer skills needed. Supper provided. Adams Realtors,
458 Cherokee Ave SE, 6:30pm (1st Mon).
Kids Pilates. Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE, ages 6-12, 2pm. Kids Spring Break Dance Camp. Dance411
Studio, 475 Moreland Ave SE for ages 4-14, runs through April 8, 8:30am-4pm.
Apr 5 NPU-WJoint Land Use and Zoning Committee. Martha Brown United Methodist Church, 468 Moreland Ave SE (corner of Metropolitan Ave SE) entrance and parking in rear, 7pm. All residents of NPU-W welcome (1st Tues).
United Methodist Women (UMW). Martha Brown Methodist Church, 468 Moreland Ave SE (corner of Metropolitan). All women welcome, 11am (1st Tues).
Neighborhood Charter School (NCS) PTCA Meeting. 688 Grant St. Call 404-624-6226 for information. 7-9pm (1st Tues).
Friends of Grant Park Pool Meeting. Dakota Blue 454 Cherokee Ave SE 6:30pm
(1st Tues).
Porch Press Layout. Supper provided. Adams Realtors, 458 Cherokee Ave SE, (Tues after proofreading) 7:30pm.
Meet Author Anna Jean Mayhew, writer of The Dry Grass of August. Bound to Be
Read Books, 481 Flat Shoals Ave SE, 7:30pm.
Apr 6 Spring Ahead Storytime. East Atlanta Library, 400 Flat Shoals Ave SE, all ages invited, 10:30am.
Apr 11 East Atlanta Community Association
(EACA).
Branan Towers, 1200 Glemwood Ave SE, meeting room, 7pm. All East Atlanta residents welcome (2nd Tues).
South Ormewood Park Neighborhood Watch. Location varies, call Valenda Campbell, 404-627-5433. 7:30pm (2nd Tues).
Woodland Hills Neighborhood Watch. Woodland Hills Baptist Church, at the corner of Woodland and Confederate Avenues. Contact Louise VanGieri, 404-622-2166 (2nd Tues).
Benteen Park Neighborhood Development. Church of Atlanta Lighthouse, 1320 Boulevard at Custer, Community Bldg in rear. 7pm (2nd Tues).
Apr 12 April Showers Bring May Flowers. Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE. Children ages 2-7 will hear stories and make crafts, 10:30am.
Apr 14 South Atlantans for Neighborhood Development (SAND). Beulah Heights University. 892 Berne St SE, Student Activities Building, west side, 7:30pm (2nd Thurs).
Apr 16 SylvesterCemetery Clean-Up. Braeburn Cir and Clifton Rd. Bring tools and gloves. For more information, call Dennis Taylor, President, 404-381-0243, or Jerry Semprevio, Secretary, 404-210-7312. 9am-1pm (3rd Sat).
Apr 18 Passover Begins.
Apr 19 April Showers Bring May Flowers. Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE. Children ages 2-7 will hear stories and make crafts, 10:30am.
Grant Park Neighborhood Association (GPNA). Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Ave SE, ARC Building, south end of Cherokee Ave
parking lot. 7:30pm. Everyone in Grant Park welcome. (3rd Tues).
Around Wellswood Neighborhood Watch. Mt. Carmel AME Church, 1140 Henry Thomas Dr SE. Enter across the street from Mt. Nebo Church. 7pm. (3rd Tues). For information call Minnie Harris, 404-627-2918.
Apr 21 South East Atlanta Business Association (SEABA). Six Feet Under, 457 Memorial Dr SE, $5 for non-members, for more information, call 404-627-0435, or check www.seaba.org. 7:30-9:15 am (3rd Thurs).
Apr 22 Earth Day.
Apr 24 Easter.
Apr 25 Porch Press Deadline for submitting articles.
Apr 26 April Showers Bring May Flowers. Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE. Children ages 2-7 will hear stories and make crafts, 10:30am.
Passover Ends.
Apr 27 Neighborhood Planning Unit W (NPU-W). Martha Brown United Methodist Church, 468 Moreland Ave SE (corner of Metropolitan Ave) entrance and parking in rear, 7:30pm (4th Wed).
NPU-W Transportation Committee. Martha Brown United Methodist Church, 468
Moreland Ave SE (corner of Metropolitan Ave) entrance and parking in rear, 6:30pm (4th Wed).
NPU-W Public Safety Committee. Martha Brown United Methodist Church, 468 Moreland Ave SE (corner of Metropolitan Ave SE) entrance and parking in rear, 6:30pm (4th Wed).

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