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Calendar: May-June 2011

The deadline for the next calendar will be May 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
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.
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
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.
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.
May 17 Cars, Buses, Trucks, Trains! How Will You Travel? Stories
and crafts about transportation for children ages 2-7, Georgia Hill Library,
250 Georgia Ave SE 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.
May 19 Happy 128th Birthday Grant Park. Meet in the covered pavilions north of the Boulevard parking lot. Tour of the renovated recreation center, for Grant Park Conservancy members and donors, 6-8pm.
  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)
May 21 East Atlanta Beer Festival. Brownwood Park, 602 Brownwood Ave SE. For ticket information see www.eastatlantabeerfest.com,
1-6pm
  Tunes from the Tombs Music Festival. Oakland Cemetery benefit, 248 Oakland Ave SE. Adult tickets $10 for one day, $15 both days, Children under 12 tickets $5 one day, $10 both days, 11am to dusk.
  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).
May 22 ‘Possum Queen Contest. St Paul United Methodist Church, 501 Grant St SE
  Tunes from the Tombs Music Festival. Oakland Cemetery benefit, 248 Oakland Ave SE. Adult tickets $10 for one day, $15 both days, Children under 12 tickets $5 one day, $10 both days, 11am to dusk.
May 24 Cars, Buses, Trucks, Trains! How Will You Travel? Stories and crafts about transportation for children ages 2-7, Georgia Hill Library, 250 Georgia Ave SE 10:30am.
May 25 Porch Press Deadline for submitting articles
  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 30 Memorial Day Holiday
Jun 1 Summer Reading Kick-Off with Reter Hart Puppet Show. East Atlanta Library, 400 Flat Shoals Ave SE, registration required, call 404-730-5438.
Jun 4 Kids Dance411 End of Year Recital. Dance 411 Studio, 475 Moreland Ave SE 4pm
Jun 6 Kids Dance 411Summer Camp Begins. Registration now open for children ages 4-13. For information see Kidsdance411.com, 9am-4pm.
  Porch Press Proofreading. Volunteer
proofreaders and people with computer skills needed. Supper provided. Adams Realtors, 458 Cherokee Ave SE, 6:30pm. (1st Mon)
Jun 7 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.
Jun 8 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.
Jun 9 South Atlantans for Neighborhood Development (SAND). Beulah Heights University. 892 Berne St SE, Student Activities Building, west side, 7:30pm (2nd Thurs)
Jun 12 Gone With the Wind Anniversary Celebration: Cocktail party and Tour. Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Ave SE $20, 5-7pm.
Jun 13 Vacation Bible School. Park Avenue Baptist Church, to register contact Lanta Cooper at lantacooper@gmail.com or call 770-823-7047, 6:00-8:15pm.
Jun 14 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 Tues)
Jun 15 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.
Jun 16 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)
Jun 18 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)
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. For information call Minnie Harris, 404-627-2918. 7pm (3rd Tues)
Jun 22 Porch Press Deadline for submitting articles. Note: Deadline moved up due to the July 4 weekend.
  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)
Jun 25 Library Birthday Party. East Atlanta Library, 400 Flat Shoals Ave SE, everyone welcome 2pm
Jun 27 Porch Press Proofreading. Volunteer proofreaders and people with computer skills needed. Supper provided. Adams Realtors, 458 Cherokee Ave SE, 6:30pm. 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, 7:30pm. Note: Paper layout moved
up one week due to the Jul 4 Holiday.
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.

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