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Spring is in the air! Join us on Friday, March 24, 2017 for the Spring Art Walk.  The Art Walk will be hosted from 5:00 pm – 9:00pm.

The Art Walk Event is our celebration of local art, and is hosted twice a year in Downtown Newnan!  During the Art Walk, businesses extend their hours to host store-front exhibits and demonstrations curated by a variety of Newnan’s finest artists. Complementary tastings and hors d’oeuvres will be served by some of our local businesses, as well as specials and promotions. Visitors can expect to stroll through over 20 locations and see the work of at least 40 artists, and you will find a wide variety of art styles and mediums, including: oil on canvas, engraving, pottery, photography, jewelry-making, fiber arts, performing arts and acrylics. The downtown streets and sidewalks are sure to be filled with unexpected talent and delightful entertainment! There is no fee for admission to this event.

New this year, see art come alive as dance companies will be performing on the square during the event. Southern Arc, and Kyle Khan Dance Studio will be on hand to perform the art of dance to delight audiences. It will be a great addition to the event as art comes in many forms.

Free parking is available along downtown streets, and in the City of Newnan’s public parking lots, located at: 13 Lagrange Street, 25 Lagrange Street, 22 Spring Street, 6 First Avenue, 50 East Broad Street, 65 East Broad Street, 41 East Washington Street, and 22 East Broad Street.

 

Save the date!
Mark your calendars for
summer camps!

ART CAMP
June 12-16, 2017
rising 4th-6th grade

June 19-23, 2017
rising 1st-3rd

Theatre Camp
June 19-23, 2017
rising 4th-6th

June 26-30, 2017
rising 7th-9th

City of Fairburn Parks & Recreation Department
Black History Museum
You do not want to miss this!
Open until Feb 28th
Make your appointment today
reyma@fairburn.com or 770-964-2244 ext 134
Located at the Fairburn Annex 
40 Washington Street 
Fairburn Fit 5K Run/Walk
The City of Fairburn is proud to host its 3rd Annual Fairburn Fit Run/Walk.  The purpose of this event is to promote physical activity in the community and encourage City of Fairburn residents to adopt a healthy lifestyle.
Race will take place MARCH 25, 2017
Use code FITRUN
to receive 15% off registration!
Join the Fun! Couch To 5K
Let’s get ready for the 5K together. This program introduces participants to a healthier lifestyle through running training.
Each participant receives a custom training plan, t-shirt, race registration, and award. 

Register HERE!

Fairburn Farmers Market!
The City of Fairburn is looking for local vendors for the 2017 Fairburn Farmers Market. Looking for fruit, vegetable, jelly, jam, salsa, egg, relish, and meat vendors.

More information HERE

Dinosaurs Are Coming To Stone Mountain Park
Georgia’s Most Visited Attraction Adds Dinosaur Explore Experience for 2017

Stone Mountain, Ga. – After a 65 to 230 million year hiatus, Stone Mountain Park, Georgia’s most visited attraction, today announced plans to debut its latest addition, Dinosaur Explore, set to open March 30 and run throughout the 2017 season.

“Most of our guests are probably too young to remember the last time dinosaurs inhabited Stone Mountain Park,” said Michael Dombrowski, general manager of Stone Mountain Park. “Our newest attraction brings the wonder and excitement of these prehistoric animals back to the park in a way that offers families a fun new way to explore and learn.”

Dinosaur Explore will feature 20 dinosaurs representing 14 species, T. rex meet and greets, baby dinosaur interactions and a dino dig play area. In addition, there will be an all-new indoor experience: Dinotorium.

Inside the Dinotorium, guests can interact with dino rangers, learn about different dinosaur habitats, visit the Dino Nursery, feed baby dinosaurs and play games. Kids are invited to join in the learning fun by becoming junior dino rangers.

The prehistoric creature collection will be located behind the Dinotorium on wooded trails where families will discover giant dinosaurs that move and roar just like their ancient ancestors. The exhibition includes favorites like the king of the dinosaurs, Tyrannosaurus rex and a gentle, plant-eating Brachiosaurus that towers overhead nearly two stories tall. The collection also includes a three-horned Triceratops, a ferocious Allosaurus, a winged Pteranodon and many more.

Dinosaur Explore opens March 30 for a limited time during 2017, and admission is FREE with any paid daily Adventure Pass or Mountain Membership.

Also making its debut at the park March 30 is the loveable herd from Ice Age in the new “Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs™ 4D Experience.” Sid, Manny, Diego and the rest of the crew embark on an action-packed adventure when they discover a lost world of dinosaurs.

Paleolithic Stone Mountain Park

Stone Mountain was created by an upwelling of magma from the Earth’s crust roughly 300 to 250 million years ago. Dinosaurs arrived a little later, between 230 and 65 million years ago. While much of the surrounding region was water, Georgia is known to have been the home of several coastal species of dinosaurs.

Stone Mountain Park Today
Stone Mountain Park is located 16 miles east of downtown Atlanta. To visit, take I-285 to Exit 39B, Hwy. 78 East. Stone Mountain Park is at Exit No. 8 on Hwy. 78. For ticketing and attractions details or hours of operation call 800-401-2407 or visit stonemountainpark.com. Please use #stonemountainpark and #dinosaurexplore17 to share on social media.

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Put your dancing shoes on! The Bosch Experience Center at Serenbe is the place for
ballroom dancing on Friday nights! January through April from 7-9pm, Sondra Chan of
http://www.GottaDanceNow.com will do Ballroom Dancing Instruction. The enthusiastic
and infectious Sondra has been teaching for over 20 years and is triple trained and
certified by Arthur Murray, Fred Astaire and ProDVIDA Certified (Dance Vision
International Dance Association).
For KIDS and ADULTS, she will be teaching all styles of Ballroom dance – Latin, Swing,
Tango, Foxtrot, and Waltz.
WHEN: January 6 and 20; February 3 and 17; March 3 and 17, and April 7 and 21.
TIME: Kids (ages 10 and up) classes are at 7pm. Adult classes at 8pm.
COSTS: Kids classes are $10 each
Adult classes are $30 for the month.
Unsure about signing up for a whole month? No problem, each class is only $15 and you
can pay at the door.
REGISTER: go to: http://www.gottadancenow.com/book-online.
OR email malloryperry@me.com and pay at the door. Check out the Facebook page
and event listings at Bosch Experience Center.
DETAILS: Wear shoes with a hard sole, no tennis shoes.
WHERE: The Bosch Experience Center is located at 10640 Serenbe Lane,
Chattahoochee Hills, Ga 30268.

Don’t Miss the fun and come to

THE TASTE OF PINE MOUNTAIN

FRIDAY MARCH 17

6 TO  9 pm

PlENTY OF PARKING

PLENTY OF WINE & FOOD

TICKETS $20 AVAILABLE AT RETAIL STORES ON MAIN STREET’

 

 

Mark Randisi
and the Motor City Horns
Sunday, March 5
3:00 PM | $12/$15

Close your eyes or turn your head. You’ll swear the voice you hear is the original Chairman of the Board, but it’s really the voice of Mark Randisi keeping the classic sound and style of Sinatra alive. What Mark does is an incredible tribute, not a mere imitation. His devotion to the music is apparent, and you’ll be swept up in the emotion he brings to each of his quality performances. Mark has appeared on stage with diverse performers and celebrities such as Ray Charles, James Darrin, Don Rickles, Joan Rivers, Debbie Reynolds, Fabian, Connie Stevens, Rich Little and more. People who attend a Mark Randisi concert go away smiling, knowing “The best is yet to come”.

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