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Calendar: June-July 2011

The deadline for the next calendar will be June 22, 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
Baby Story Time. For babies 10-18 months and their caregivers, Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE, (every Mon) 10:30-11am.
Story Time for Babies. For babies aged 6-24 months and their caregivers. Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave. SE, (every Tues) 12noon.
Rise and Shine Story 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
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.
Jun 16 South East Atlanta Business Association (SEABA). Soiree
(informal social and business networking meeting) at Agave, Boulevard and
Carroll St SE, for more information call 404-627-0435, or check www.seabaga.org.
5:30-7:15 pm. (3rd Thurs)
Jun 18 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).
Jun 19 Father’s Day.
Jun 21 Summer Solstice. First day of Summer
  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.
Jun 22 Porch Press deadline for submitting articles.
Note: Deadline moved up due to July 4 holiday.
  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).
  Native Americans in Georgia. For ages 6-9, Georgia
Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE, 10:30am.
Jun 25 Library Birthday Party. East Atlanta Library, 400 Flat
Shoals Ave SE, puppet shows and birthday cake, everyone welcome, 2pm
Jun 27 Georgia State Bio-Bus. East Atlanta Library, 400 Flat
Shoals Ave SE, for ages 3-10, registration required, 404-730-5438, 10:30am
  Porch Press Proofreading. Volunteer proofreaders
and people with computer skills needed. Supper provided. Adams Realtors,
458 Cherokee Ave SE, 6:30pm. (1st Mon). Note: proofreading moved up one
week due to the July 4 holiday.
Jun 28 Porch Press Layout. Supper provided. Adams Realtors,
458 Cherokee Ave SE, (Tues after proofreading) 7:30pm. Note: proofreading
moved up one week due to the July 4 holiday.
  Atlanta Fire Safety House. Georgia Hill Library, 250
Georgia Ave SE, for ages 3-12, 10:15am.
Jun 29 One World, Many Stories – Amazing Animal Race. Science
resources for observing animals for ages 6-9, registration required, Georgia
Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE, 404- 730-5427, 10-11am.
Jul 4 Independence Day Holiday.
Jul 5 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)
Jul 12 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)
Jul 13 One World, Many Stories – Kids Cooking Class. Georgia
Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE, for ages 6-12, please call for reservations,
404-730-5427, 10:15am.
Jul 14 South Atlantans for Neighborhood Development (SAND).
Beulah Heights University. 892 Berne St SE, Student Activities Building,
west side, 7:30pm (2nd Thurs)
Jul 16 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)
Jul 19 One World, Many Stories – Origami Craft. Japanese paper
folding, Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE, 404-730-5427, 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.
For information call Minnie Harris, 404-627-2918. 7pm (3rd Tues)
Jul 20 One World, Many Stories – Let’s Meet American Girl Addy.
Dolls will be in display case, ages 9-12, Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia
Ave SE. Please call for reservations, 404-730-5427, 10am.
Jul 21 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)
Jul 25 Porch Press deadline for submitting articles.
Jul 26 Around the World Party Finale. End of summer readng
with fiesta and prizes, ages 3-12, Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave
SE, 10:30am.
Jul 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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