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Calendar: November-December 2011

The deadline for the next calendar will be November 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
Toddler Storytime. For babies aged 10-18 months and their caregivers. Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave. SE, (Mon) 10:30am.
Lapsit for Babies. For babies 1-10 months, Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE, (Tues) 12noon.
Rise and Shine Story Time. For children ages 3-6. Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave. SE, (every Tues) 10:15am.
Teeny, Tiny Tales. For children ages 18-36months. Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave. SE, (every Tues) 10:30am.
Preschool Storytime. East Atlanta Library, 400 Flat Shoals Ave SE, for ages 3-5. (every Wed 10:30 am.)
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 Milledge Ave, (every Sundaythrough November 20) 10am-2pm.
Sights, Sounds and Stories of Oakland. Oakland Cemetery, 248 OaklandAve. SE, Visitors Center, $10 adults, $5 seniors and children, free for Oaklandmembers, (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.

Business Networking Group. Abs Studio, 749 Moreland Ave SE, mezzanine level. Presenter and coffee every week, www.meetup.com/eva-networking-group
(Tues 8:30-9:30am)

Nov 15 Grant Park Neighborhood Association (GPNA). Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Ave SE, ARC Building, south end of Cherokee Ave parking lot.Everyone in Grant Park welcome. www.gpna.org. 7:30pm. (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)
Picky Eaters, Turkeys and Manners. Stories songs and crafts about Thanksgiving and manners, Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE, ages 2-7, 10:30am.
Nov 16 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)
Nov 17 South East Atlanta Business Association (SEABA). Networking meeting, location to be announced, for more information call 404-627-0435, or check www.seabaga.org.
5:30-7:30pm. (3rd Thurs)
Nov 19 Santa Paws Benefit for English Bull Dog Rescue. ENSO Building, 880 Glenwood Ave SE, enter retail area and parking by leasing office at the corner of Faith Ave and Bill Kennedy Way. $15 per sitting with Santa. For reservations email erin@dexindustries.com
11am-3pm.
Nov 22 Picky Eaters, Turkeys and Manners. Stories songs and crafts about Thanksgiving and manners, Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE, ages 2-7, 10:30am.
Nov 24 Thanksgiving Day Holiday.
Nov 25 Porch Press deadline for submitting articles.
Nov 29 Picky Eaters, Turkeys and Manners. Stories songs and crafts about Thanksgiving and manners, Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE, ages 2-7, 10:30am.
Dec 3 Journey to Literacy Program. Literacy advice for parents. Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE, 2:30pm.
Dec 5 Porch Press Proofreading. Volunteer proofreaders and people with computer skills needed. Supper provided. Adams Realtors, 458 Cherokee Ave SE, 6:30pm. (1st Mon).
Dec 6 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. All residents of NPU-W welcome. 7pm (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)
Porch Press Layout. Supper provided. Adams Realtors, 458 Cherokee Ave SE, (Tues after proofreading) 7:30pm.
Gingerbread Men and Candy Canes. Perfect storytime for those with a sweet tooth. Stories, songs, and crafts, Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE, ages 2-7, 10:30am.
Dec 8 South Atlantans for Neighborhood Development (SAND). Beulah Heights University. 892 Berne St SE, Student Activities Building, west side, 7:30pm (2nd Thurs)
Dec 10 Low Cost Pet Vaccination Clinic. Intown Healthy Hound and City-Kitty, 891 Cherokee Ave SE. Dogs on leashes, cats in carriers, for more information call 404- 228-3898, 11am-1pm.
Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes. www.candlelighttourofhomes.com
Dec 11 Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes. www.candlelighttourofhomes.com
Dance 411 Kids Holiday Show. Jackson High School, 801 Glenwood Ave SE, auditorium, 2pm.
Dec 13 East Atlanta Community Association (EACA). Branan Towers, 1200 Glenwood Ave SE, meeting room, 7pm. All East Atlanta residents welcome, (2nd Tues)
South Ormewood Park Neighborhood Watch. Location varies, call Valenda Campbell, 404-627-5433. 7:30pm. (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)
Gingerbread Men and Candy Canes. Perfect storytime for those with a sweet tooth. Stories, songs, and crafts, Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE, ages 2-7, 10:30am.
Dec 14 Warm Hands. Stories and crafts about mittens and animals. East Atlanta Library, 400 Flat Shoals Ave SE, ages 3-5, 10:30am.
Dec 15 South East Atlanta Business Association (SEABA). Six Feet Under, 457 Memorial Dr SE, $5 for non-members, for more information call 404-627-0435, or check www.seaba.org. 7:30-9:15 am. (3rd Thurs)
Dec 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)
Gingerbread Men and Candy Canes. Perfect storytime for those with a sweet tooth. Stories, songs, and crafts, Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE, ages 2-7, 10:30am.
Dec 21 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)
Eat Right and Grow Strong. Health Literacy Month, East Atlanta Library, 400 Flat Shoals Ave SE, ages 3-5, 10:30am.
Hanukkah begins.
Dec 22 Winter Solstice. First day of winter.
Dec 25 Christmas holiday.
Dec 26 Kwanzaa begins.
Dec 28 Hanukkah ends.
Dec 31 New Year’s Eve.

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