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Calendar: August-September 2011

The deadline for the next calendar will be August 25, 2011. To submit an
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
Toddlers Storytime. For babies aged 10-18 months and their caregivers.
Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave. SE, (Mon) 10:30am
Story Time for Babies. For babies aged 6-24 months and their caregivers.
Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave. SE, (every Tues) 12noon.
Teeny, Tiny Tales. For children ages 18-36months. Georgia Hill Library,
250 Georgia Ave. SE, (every Tues) 10:30am.
Lapsit for Babies.
For babies 1-10 months, Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia
Ave SE, (Tues) 12noon.
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
East Atlanta Farmers Market. 561 Flat Shoals Ave SE, also access from
Stokeswood, (every Thurs before Thanksgiving) 4-8pm.
Grant Park Farmers Market. Cherokee Ave SE and Millage Ave, (every Sunday
through November 20) 10am-2pm.
Sights, Sounds and Stories of Oakland. Oakland Cemetery, 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.
Twilight Tours. Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Ave SE, Visitor’s Center,
adults $10, seniors and children $5, 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 Ave SE), 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.
Aug 20 Sylvester Cemetery Clean-Up. Braeburn Cir and Clifton
Rd. Bring tools and gloves. For more information, call President Dennis
Taylor, 404-381-0243, or Secretary Jerry Semprevio, 404-210-7312. 9am-1pm
(3rd Sat)
Aug 23 Time to Learn Our ABCs. Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia
Ave SE, for ages 3-7, 10:30am.
Aug 24 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).
Aug 25 Porch Press deadline for submitting
articles.
Aug 26 Family Movie Night and Picnic Supper. Park Avenue Baptist
Church, 486 Park Avenue SE, front yard of the church, free, 6:45pm.
Aug 27 Run for the Park. For more information,
visit www.active.com/running/atlanta-ga/9th-annual-adams-realtors-run-for-the-park-5k-2011.
Grant Park, 7am
  Summer Shade Festival. Grant Park, free,
10am
Corks and Forks. Food and wine event, Grant Park pavilions. One day
$35, both days $45, 1-5pm
  Journey to Literacy Program. Literacy advice
for parents, Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE, for information call
404-730-5427, 2pm.
Aug 28 Summer Shade Festival. Grant Park, free,
10am
Corks and Forks. Food and wine event, Grant Park pavilions. One day
$35, both days $45, 1-5pm
Aug 30 Ramadan Ends.
Sep 5 Labor Day Holiday.
Sep 6 Porch Press Proofreading. Volunteer proofreaders
and people with computer skills needed. Supper provided. Adams Realtors,
458 Cherokee Ave SE, 6:30pm. (1st Mon).
  NPU-W Joint 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)
Sep 7 Porch Press Layout. Supper provided. Adams Realtors,
458 Cherokee Ave SE, (Tues after proofreading) 7:30pm. Note: Date changed
due to the Labor Day holiday.
Sep 8 South Atlantans for Neighborhood Development (SAND).
Beulah Heights University. 892 Berne St SE, Student Activities Building,
west side, 7:30pm (2nd Thurs)
Sep 12 Friends of the Georgia Hill Library. Georgia
Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE, 6pm. (2nd Mon)
Sep 13 East Atlanta Community Association (EACA). Branan Towers,
1200 Glenwood Ave SE, meeting room, 7pm. All East Atlanta residents welcome,
(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
Tue)
Sep 15 South East Atlanta Business Association (SEABA). Soiree
(informal social and business networking meeting), location to be announced,
for more information call 404-627-0435, or check www.seaba.org.
5:30-7:30pm. (3rd Thurs)
Sep 17 East Atlanta Strut. East Atlanta Village,
all day.
  Sylvester Cemetery Clean-Up. Braeburn Cir and Clifton
Rd. Bring tools and gloves. For more information, call President Dennis
Taylor, 404-381-0243, or Secretary Jerry Semprevio, 404-210-7312. 9am-1pm
(3rd Sat)
Sep 20 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.
For information call Minnie Harris, 404-627-2918. 7pm (3rd Tues)
  Storyteller Ester Culver. For ages 2-7,
Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE, 10:30am.
Sep 23 Autumnal Equinox. First day of fall.
Sep 24 Grant Park Tour of Homes.
Sep 25 Grant Park Tour of Homes.
Sep 25 Porch Press deadline for submitting articles.
Sep 27 1, 2, 3, Books You Can Count On! Reading
program for children ages 2-7, Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE,
10:30am.
Sep 28 Rosh Hashanah Begins.
  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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