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Calendar April – May 2019

Editor’s note: Calendar items for upcoming months should be sent to calendar@theporchpress.com with “info4calendar” in the subject line. The next deadline for the calendar is April 25, 2019. Calendar events take place in southeast Atlanta, the area south of I-20 to Moreland Drive, and includes Grant Park, Ormewood Park, and East Atlanta.

Weekly Activities

The following activities take place every week as listed.

CHILDREN/STORY TIME

Tiny Tots Storytime. East Atlanta Library, 400 Flat Shoals Avenue SE, for newborns to 5 years, 10:30am (every Tue).

Cub Scout Pack 688. Park Avenue Baptist Church, 524 Park Avenue SE at the corner of Sydney Street. Contact David Griffin, 678-849-8619, or email griffin.david@yahoo.com.

Art Attack. Art classes for children ages 2-10, Rhen’s Nest Toy Shop, 924 Garrett Street SE, Glenwood Park, $8, 1:30pm (every Tues).

OTHER GROUPS

Sunday Running Group. East Atlanta Village, meet at Flat Shoals and Glenwood Avenues near Joe’s Coffee Shop, 3-mile run, 9:00am (Every Sunday).

Friendship Center. Church of the Holy Comforter, 737 Woodland Avenue SE, 9:00am-1:00pm (Tues and Thurs).

Art Shows at the East Atlanta Library. 400 Flat Shoals Avenue. Meeting room. Open during regular library hours. Ask at the circulation desk if the room is locked and unoccupied. Shows typically change every two months. Check the library lobby area on the bulletin board and inside the library for additional information.

Toastmasters for Kids and Teens. Toastmaster workshops are designed to help young people build their communication and leadership skills to become leaders in theirs schools and communities. East Atlanta Branch Library. 4pm. (Every Sat.)

Wednesday Meditation and Relaxation. Instructor Sedrick Gardner. Meditation is a practice to aid in mental clarity and emotional calm. For adults. East Atlanta Branch Library. 12pm-1 pm. (Every Wed.)

AARP Free Tax Preparation & Filing. Every Friday 12pm-3pm. First come first serve. East Atlanta Branch Library. Every Thursday 10am-3pm.

East Atlanta Village Farmers Market. 572 Stokeswood Ave SE, 4pm-8pm. Apr 11-Nov 21 (every Thurs except July 4).

Grant Park Farmers Market. 600 Cherokee Ave SE, 9am-1pm. Apr 7 – Dec 15 (every Sun except Aug 25)

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

– Georgia Avenue Church, 645 Grant Street SE, basement, 8:00pm-9:00pm (Thurs and Sat).

– Eastside Church, 468 Moreland Avenue SE (corner of Metropolitan Avenue SE) Street parking and also lot east of Long John Silver’s, basement fellowship hall, 7:00pm (every Mon); women’s meeting, basement East Atlanta Room, 7:00pm (every Wed); basement East Atlanta Room, 7:00pm (every Thurs); basement fellowship hall, 8:00pm (every Sat).

– St John The Wonderworker Church, 543 Cherokee Ave SE, entrance on Orleans, 7:30am (Mon thru Fri).

April 18    Village Speakers Toastmasters Group. First Iconium Baptist Church, 542 Moreland Ave SE, Rm 104, 6:15pm-7:45pm (1st & 3rd Thurs).

Three Angles Toastmasters Club. Atlanta Metropolitan Seventh Day Adventist Church, 555 Hemlock Cir SE, 7:30pm-8:30pm (1st, 3rd, 5th Thurs).

South East Atlanta Business Association (SEABA). Local establishment to be announced, for more information call 404-226-3075, or check www.seabaga.org. Time varies (3rd Thurs).

The Filling Station: A Place to Refuel for the Chronically Ill. Park Avenue Baptist Church, 486 Park Avenue SE, Young Adults’ room, handicapped entrance in rear alley off Sydney Street. For information call Stephanie at 404-295-4390 or email Annie at fillingstations@gmail.com. 6pm-7pm (3rd Thurs).

GCA Centre for Adult Autism Support. Imagine being in an environment that is caring and where people can understand and relate to others who live with autism in adulthood. East Atlanta Branch Library. 6:30pm-8:30pm. (Every 3rd Thurs.)

Apr 20    Mr. Cardiotone Urban Line Dance. Learn over 24 line dances while getting healthy. For adults. East Atlanta Branch Library. Saturdays in April at 3pm.

Apr 23    Tuesday Yoga with Yogi Michael Johnson. Integrate movement, flexibility, and breath to release muscle tension and tone. For adults. East Atlanta Branch Library. Every Tuesday in March & April, 12pm-12:30pm.

Apr 24    Neighborhood Planning Unit W (NPU-W). Village Church East Atlanta, 1271 Glenwood Ave SE, use street parking only, 7:30pm (4th Wed).

NPU-W Public Safety Committee. Village Church East Atlanta, 1271 Glenwood Ave SE, use street parking only, 6:30pm-7:30pm (4th Wed).

NPU-W Transportation Committee. Village Church East Atlanta, 1271 Glenwood Ave SE, use street parking only, 6:30pm-7:30pm (4th Wed).

Apr 27    Poetry in Motion – Felton Eddy and Poets in The Poetry Kitchen. The East Atlanta Branch Library presents this event that will take place at EAV Thai & Sushi Restaurant. Parking is available at the East Atlanta Branch Library. For adults. 2pm.

Mr. Cardiotone Urban Line Dance. Learn over 24 line dances while getting healthy. For adults. East Atlanta Branch Library. Saturdays in April at 3pm.

Apr 30    Tuesday Yoga with Yogi Michael Johnson. Integrate movement, flexibility, and breath to release muscle tension and tone. For adults. East Atlanta Branch Library. Every Tuesday in March & April, 12pm-12:30pm.

May 2    Village Speakers Toastmasters Group. First Iconium Baptist Church, 542 Moreland Ave SE, Rm 104, 6:15pm-7:45pm (1st & 3rd Thurs).

Three Angles Toastmasters Club. Atlanta Metropolitan Seventh Day Adventist Church, 555 Hemlock Cir SE, 7:30pm-8:30pm (1st, 3rd, 5th Thurs).

May 3    Chalk and Chomp at Ormewood Church. A night of chalk art, food, and drinks benefiting the paving of the Ormewood Church parking lot. Tickets are on sale on our website www.ormewoodchurch.org. 6pm-9pm.

May 4    The Beastly Feast presented by Ford Motor Company Fund. One of the Southeast’s most anticipated black-tie galas returns with Evening by the Bamboo Sea, the 2019 Beastly Feast to benefit Zoo Atlanta. Presented by Ford Motor Company Fund, the event begins with a sunset stroll through the Zoo with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres from some of Atlanta’s finest restaurants, followed by dinner, dancing and a magnificent silent auction. The 2019 theme celebrates the 20th anniversary year of the arrival of giant pandas LunLun and Yang Yang in Atlanta. Learn more on zooatlanta.org, or call 404.624.5836 to inquire about tables and tickets.

May 6    Porch Press Proofreading. Adams Realtors, 458 Cherokee Ave SE. Supper provided. 6:30pm (first Mon).

May 7    Porch Press Layout. Adams Realtors, 458 Cherokee Ave SE. Supper provided. 7pm (Tues after proofreading).

May 9    South Atlantans for Neighborhood Development (SAND). Ormewood Church, 1071 Delaware Ave SE. 7:30pm (2nd Thurs).

May 14    East Atlanta Community Association (EACA). Branan Towers, 1200 Glenwood Ave SE, 7pm (2nd Tues).

May 16    Village Speakers Toastmasters Group. First Iconium Baptist Church, 542 Moreland Ave SE, Rm 104, 6:15pm-7:45pm (1st & 3rd Thurs).

Three Angles Toastmasters Club. Atlanta Metropolitan Seventh Day Adventist Church, 555 Hemlock Cir SE, 7:30pm-8:30pm (1st, 3rd, 5th Thurs).

South East Atlanta Business Association (SEABA). Local establishment to be announced, for more information call 404-226-3075, or check www.seabaga.org. Time varies (3rd Thurs).

The Filling Station: A Place to Refuel for the Chronically Ill. Park Avenue Baptist Church, 486 Park Avenue SE, Young Adults’ room, handicapped entrance in rear alley off Sydney Street. For information call Stephanie at 404-295-4390 or email Annie at fillingstations@gmail.com. 6pm-7pm (3rd Thurs).

May 17    Endangered Species Day. More than 60 species at Zoo Atlanta are classified as threatened, endangered or critically endangered, but there are hundreds of species throughout the world that are threatened by extinction. Visit the Zoo on Endangered Species Day to learn some of the common challenges these animals face in the wild and find out more about the easy ways you can help by making a few small changes in your daily habits. Free for Zoo Atlanta members and children under 3 free with general admission. See more details at www.zooatlanta.org.

May 18    East Atlanta Beer Fest. Brownwood Park.

May 21    Grant Park Neighborhood Association (GPNA). Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Ave SE, ARC Building, south end of Cherokee Avenue parking lot. Everyone in Grant Park welcome. 7:30pm (3rd Tues).

May 22    Neighborhood Planning Unit W (NPU-W). Village Church East Atlanta, 1271 Glenwood Ave SE, use street parking only, 7:30pm (4th Wed).

NPU-W Public Safety Committee. Village Church East Atlanta, 1271 Glenwood Ave SE, use street parking only, 6:30pm-7:30pm (4th Wed).

NPU-W Transportation Committee. Village Church East Atlanta, 1271 Glenwood Ave SE, use street parking only, 6:30pm-7:30pm (4th Wed).

May 25    Brew at the Zoo. One of Atlanta’s favorite Memorial Day weekend festival traditions returns at Brew at the Zoo. Tickets include sampling of more than 70 beers, select wine sampling, and live music on stages throughout the Zoo. Brew at the Zoo is a 21-and-up event; guests under 21 will not be admitted. Learn more and view an entertainment lineup at www.zooatlanta.org.

May 27    Memorial DayMay 30    Three Angles Toastmasters Club. Atlanta Metropolitan Seventh Day Adventist Church, 555 Hemlock Cir SE, 7:30pm-8:30pm (1st, 3rd, 5th Thurs).

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