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Calendar: April-May 2011

The deadline for the next calendar will be April 25, 2011. To submit and 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

Rise and Shine Store 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
Historic Oakland Cemetery. Sights, Sounds
and Stories of Oakland, 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.
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.
Apr 15 Income Tax Day.
Apr 16 Brownwood Park Easter Egg Hunt. Also egg
decorating and egg spoon race. For Kids and families, parking lot of Brownwood
Recreation Center, 602 Brownwood Ave SE, starts at 10:30am.
  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).
Apr 18 Passover Begins.
Apr 19 April Showers Bring May Flowers. Georgia
Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE. Children ages 2-7 will hear stories and
make crafts, 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. 7pm. (3rd Tues). For information call Minnie
Harris, 404-627-2918.
Apr 20 Friends of East Atlanta Library Board Meeting.
East Atlanta Library, 400 Flat Shoals Ave SE, meeting room, 6pm
  Burgess Peterson Academy Art Show Awards.
During meeting above.
Apr 21 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).
  Dance Company Proformance. Jackson High School,
801 Glenwood Ave SE, auditorium, $8 adults, $5 children, 7pm.
Apr 22 Earth Day.
  Grant Park Conservancy Membership Mixer.
Cyclorama turnaround, everyone welcome, refreshments provided. RSVP to info@gpconservancy.org.
6-8pm
  Dance Company Proformance. Jackson High School,
801 Glenwood Ave SE, auditorium, $8 adults, $5 children, 7pm.
Apr 23 Dance Company Proformance. Jackson High School,
801 Glenwood Ave SE, auditorium, $8 adults, $5 children, 7pm.
  Easter Egg Hunt. Ormond Park, Corner of Ormond Ave
and Grant St SE, 11am.
  Spring Fling in Grant Park: Theme “Picnic in the Park.”
Bake sale and Easter egg hunt for Grant Park Parent Network families, near
the Millage Fountain on Cherokee Ave. 11am.
Apr 24 Easter.
  Easter Sunrise Service. From St Paul United
Methodist, Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Ave SE, Gate House, 6:45am.
Apr 25 Porch Press Deadline for submitting articles.
Apr 26 Passover Ends.
  April Showers Bring May Flowers. Georgia
Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE. Children ages 2-7 will hear stories and
make crafts, 10:30am.
Apr 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).
May 1 Walking tour of Grant Park. Discussion of
history, preservation and improvements. Members free, $5 for non-members
of Grant Park Conservancy, south end of Boulevard parking lot, 10am.
May 2 Porch Press Proofreading. Volunteer proofreaders
and people with computer skills needed. Supper provided. Adams Realtors,
458 Cherokee Ave SE, 6:30pm. (1st Mon)
May 3 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)
  Porch Press Layout. Supper provided. Adams Realtors, 458 Cherokee
Ave SE, (Tues after proofreading) 7:30pm.

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