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Calendar – May – June 2018

Calendar
May – June 2018
 
Calendar items for June should be sent to calendar@theporchpress.com with “info4calendar” in the subject line. The next deadline for the calendar will be May 25, 2018. 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.
 
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 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).
 
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 ACTIVITIES
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).
Grant Park Farmers Market. 600 Cherokee Avenue, Sundays, 9:00am-1:00pm. Free yoga classes provided by All Life is Yoga will also be offered on the 3rd Sunday of every month. Open to all skill levels. Bring your own mat.
Yoga on the Farm. Ecosystem Farm, 1088 Bouldercrest Dr SE (outside in front by the community orchard). Sun 4pm-5pm. Cost is $10 (cash) or you can use your {sacred} thread class package,
Pick Your Own Strawberries. Ecosystem Farm, 1088 Bouldercrest Dr SE. Sundays 12:00pm-4:00pm and Mondays 12:00pm-6:00pm. Bring your own bucket for just $7/lb. For more info: www.ecosystemfarm.com or 404-919-4422.
Friendship Center. Church of the Holy Comforter, 737 Woodland Avenue SE, 9:00am-1:00pm (Tues and Thurs).
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, 7pm (every Mon); women’s meeting, basement East Atlanta Room, 7:00pm (every Wed); basement East Atlanta Room, 7pm (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).
 
May 15                      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 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 at 404-295-4390 or email Annie at fillingstations@gmail.com. 6pm-7pm (3rd Thurs).
May 19                      East Atlanta Craft Beer Festival. Brownwood Park, 1247 Portland Ave SE.Purchase tickets at www.freshtix.com/events/east-atlanta-beer-festival-2018, VIP tickets $80, General Admission tickets $60, Porch Press discount promo code: PORCHPRESSREADER (online purchases only). (12:00pm VIPs) 1pm-5pm.
May 23                      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                      Porch Press Deadline for submitting articles.
May 26                      Friends of East Atlanta Library Art Reception for Renee Ruffin and Weeny Roast. East Atlanta Library, 400 Flat Shoals Ave SE. 3:30pm -5:30pm.
May 27                      2018 Holy Taco Pop Up. Artist market and benefit for EAV Strut. Organized by the East Atlanta Strut and Pop Up Posse. Holy Taco, 1314 Glenwood Ave SE, and Motor City South, 1326 Glenwood Ave SE, in East Atlanta Village. 12pm to 7pm.
May 29                      Summer Dance and Acting Camp. Kids Dance 411 is offering a Summer Dance and Acting Camp from May 29 through August 3. Ages range from 5-13. Sessions are held daily 9am-4pm. Extended Care is available until 6pm. Purchase spots at www.kidsdance411.com. Discounts are available with early bird purchase. For additional information please visit www.Dance411Studios.com or call Dance 411 Studios at 404-622-4110.
May 31                      Three Angles Toastmasters Club. Atlanta Metropolitan Seventh Day Adventist Church, 555 Hemlock Cir SE, 7:30pm-8:30pm (1st, 3rd, 5th Thurs.)
Jun 2                          Leslie Grant. Community Grounds Coffee Shop, 1297 Jonesboro Rd SE and McDonough Blvd SE, 8:30am-10:30am (1st Sat).
Jun 3                          Kids Dance 411’s 2018 Spring Recital. The Porter Sanford Performing Arts Center, 3181 Rainbow Dr SE, Decatur. $15 per ticket. Information available at www.KidsDance411.com by or by calling Dance 411 Studios at 404-622-4110. 2:30pm.
Jun 4                          Porch Press Proofreading. Adams Realtors, 458 Cherokee Ave SE. Supper provided. 6:30pm (first Mon).
Jun 5                          Porch Press Layout. Adams Realtors, 458 Cherokee Ave SE. Supper provided. 7pm (Tues after proofreading).
NPU-W Land Use and Zoning Committee. Village Church East Atlanta, 1231 Glenwood Ave SE, 7pm (1st Tues).
Jun 7                          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.)
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).
Jun 11                       EAKC Sci Tech Camp. Brownwood Park and Recreation Center, 602 Brownwood Ave SE. 4-week camp, Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm, June 11 – July 13 (break the week of July 2-6). Breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack are provided to campers. $150/week, with $25 sibling or multiple week discounts. Mandatory Parent Orientation Saturday, June 2 10am-11:15am and Thursday, June 7 6pm-7:15pm at Brownwood Recreation Center. Register campers at http://bit.ly/scitechcamp2018.
Jun 12                       East Atlanta Community Association (EACA). Branan Towers, 1200 Glenwood Ave SE, 7pm (2nd Tues).
Jun 14                       South Atlantans for Neighborhood Development (SAND). Ormewood Church, 1071 Delaware Ave SE. 7:30pm (2nd Thurs).
Jun 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).
Jun 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 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).
Jun 25                       Porch Press Deadline for submitting articles.
Jun 27                       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).

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