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Calendar – August – September 2017

Calendar
August – September 2017
The next deadline for the calendar will be August 25, 2017.Calendar events take place in southeast Atlanta. The area is south of I-20 to Moreland Drive and includes Grant Park, Ormewood Park and East Atlanta. Email events to calendar@theporchpress.com with “info4calendar” in subject line, or call Nancy Leighton at 404-624-3082 and leave a message.
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 5years, 10:30am (every Tues).
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).
SENIOR ACTIVITIES
Golden Age Center. St Paul United Methodist Church, 501 Grant Street SE, Rm R2. All senior citizens welcome 10:00am-2:00pm (Tues and Thurs).
OTHER GROUPS
Lunchtime Meditation. East Atlanta Library, 400 Flat Shoals Avenue SE, 12:00pm (every Wed).
East Atlanta Farmers Market. 561 Flat Shoals Avenue SE, starts in March, 4:00pm-8:00pm (every Thurs).
Grant Park Farmers Market. Cherokee Avenue SE at Milledge Avenue SE, 9:30am-1:30pm (every Sun).
Friendship Center. Church of the Holy Comforter, 737 Woodland Avenue SE, 9:00am-1:00pm (every Tues and Thurs).
Little Five Artist Alive. Street artists and performers. Little Five Points, Moreland Avenue & Euclid Avenue NE, 5:00pm-8:00pm (every Sat and Sun until November 5).
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 or 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 Avenue SE, entrance on Orleans Avenue, 7:30am (Mon thru Fri).
Aug 17 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 404-295-4390 or email Annie at fillingstations@gmail.com. 6pm-7pm (3rd Thurs).
Aug 21 Partial Eclipse of the Sun. Visible over Atlanta and north Georgia as the moon passes between earth and sun. Sun light will fade. Don’t look directly at the sun without proper eye protection, or follow it on the media, starts at 1:05pm, completed at 4:01pm. Atlanta Public School students dismissed half hour later to observe eclipse.
Aug 23 Neighborhood Planning Unit W (NPU-W). Village Church East Atlanta, 1231 Glenwood Ave SE, 7:30pm (4th Wed).
NPU-W Public Safety Committee. Village Church East Atlanta, 1231 Glenwood Ave SE, 6:30pm  (4th Wed).
NPU-W Transportation Committee. Village Church East Atlanta, 1231 Glenwood Ave SE, 6:30pm (4th Wed).
Aug 25 Porch Press Deadline for submitting articles.
Teen Friday Night Break-Out. East Lake Family YWCA, 275East Lake Blvd SE, no charge for Y members, 7pm-11pm.
Aug 26 Seience, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics Fair. For Middle School Students and parents, Saint Philip AME Church, Corner of Memorial Dr SE and Candler Rd SE, in Family Life Center, 1607 Richard Allen Dr SE, Decatur, 8am-12pm.
Sep 2 Friday Community Coffee with School Board Member Leslie Grant. Blue Print Church, 475 Boulevard NE, Fellowship Hall, enter on Rankin St NE, 8:30am-10:30am (1st Fri).
Saturday Community Coffee with School Board Member Leslie Grant. Community Grounds Coffee Shop, 1297 Jonesboro Rd SE and McDonough Blvd SE, 8:30am-10:30am (1st Sat).
Sep 3 EAV Runfest. The Argosy, 470 Flat Shoals Ave SE, watch for street closings, 5pm-7:15pm.
House in the Park. Grant Park pavilions.
Sep 4 Labor Day Holiday.
Porch Press Proofreading. Adams Realtors, 458 Cherokee Ave SE. Supper provided. 6:30pm (1st Mon).
Sep 5 Porch Press Layout. Adams Realtors, 458 Cherokee Ave SE. Supper provided. 7:30pm (Tues after proofreading).
NPU-W Land Use and Zoning Committee. Village Church East Atlanta, 1231 Glenwood Ave SE, 7pm, (1st Tues).
Sep 9 Parents’ Night Out. East Lake Family YWCA, 275 East Lake Blvd SE, for Y members. Call 404-373-6561 to confirm the time.
Pet-EP Low-Cost Pet Vaccines. Intown Healthy Hound and City-Kitty, 981 Cherokee Ave SE, dogs on leashes, cats in carriers. 11am-1pm (2nd Sat).
Sep 12 East Atlanta Community Association (EACA). Branan Towers, 1200 Glenwood Ave SE, (2nd Tue) 7pm.
Sep 14 South Atlantans for Neighborhood Development (SAND). Beulah Heights University. 892 Berne St SE, Student Activities Building, west side. 7:30pm (2nd Thurs).
Sep 16 Fall Plant Sale. Holy Comforter Church, 737 Woodland Ave SE, on Ormewood Ave Side, 10am-2pm.
Brownwood Bike Rally. Brownwood Park, Emerson enterance, bike rodeo, includes runs and races, bike decorating, bike safety, food court, face painting, etc. for kids, families, and everyone. To pre-register see www.active.com. Volunteers needed. 9am-1:30pm.
Sep 19 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).
Sep 21 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 Thu)
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 Ave SE, Young Adults’ room, handicapped entrance in rear alley off Sydney Street, for information call Stephanie 404-295-4390 or email Annie at fillingstations@gmail.com. 6pm-7pm (3rd Thurs).
Sep 22 Teen Friday Night Break-Out. East Lake Family YWCA, 275 East Lake Blvd SE, no charge for Y members, 7pm-11pm.
Sep 23 East Atlanta Strut. East Atlanta Village, 11am-9pm
Artist Market. East Atlanta Village, 11am-6pm.
Strut Parade. East Atlanta Village, 2pm.
Sep 25 Porch Press Deadline for submitting articles.
Sep 27 Neighborhood Planning Unit W (NPU-W). Village Church East Atlanta, 1231 Glenwood Ave SE, 7:30pm (4th Wed).
NPU-W Public Safety Committee. Village Church East Atlanta, 1231 Glenwood Ave SE, 6:30pm (4th Wed).
NPU-W Transportation Committee. Village Church East Atlanta, 1231 Glenwood Ave SE, 6:30pm (4th Wed).
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Porch Press Schedule for Coming Months
2017
Article deadline August 25
Ad deadline August 31
Proof reading September 4 
Paste up September 5
 
2017
Article deadline  September 25
Ad deadline September 28
Proofreading October 2 
Paste up October 3
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