In appreciation for the major support received from the Fulton County Board of Commissioners under the guidance of the Fulton County Arts Council, the Center for Puppetry Arts is pleased to offer Fulton County Free Museum Saturdays on the first Saturday of select Family Series productions in 2016.
Fulton County residents, students, and Fulton County Government employees will receive free Museum admission; performances and workshops are not included.
Eligible participants may purchase an All-inclusive ticket for a performance and workshop on the free museum day at a 25% discount.
Tickets are available to walk-ups only and are subject to availability. Some restrictions may apply. Fulton County residents, students, and county government employees must show proof of residency/school enrollment/employment. Not valid for previously purchased tickets, Member or group tickets, or with any other discount.
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Center For Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
General Admission: $ free
Family & Kids
The ongoing Westside/West Midtown development boom has prompted the Atlanta Humane Society (AHS) to pursue the potential sale of its campus at the corner of 10th Street and Howell Mill Road. The 2.29 acres of land that the current campus sits on, which includes an animal shelter and veterinary center and administration offices, has been owned by AHS since the 1930s.
According to a media statement from AHS, the property is anticipated to be highly sought after as it is located in the heart of West Midtown, between several of Atlanta’s most popular retail nodes. A number of major development projects are currently underway nearby, including Stockyards Atlanta and additions to the popular Westside Provisions District. Atlanta Humane Society is being advised on the sale by Cushman & Wakefield.
The AHS said funds from the sale, alongside continued support from the community, would help facilitate the opening of a charitable animal hospital in the southwest side of the city, several neighborhood animal welfare centers across Atlanta and a specialized behavioral and medical rehabilitation center.
“With this potential property sale comes many great opportunities to advance the welfare of animals and to invest more deeply in our mission within the city of Atlanta,” said Cal Morgan, President and CEO at the Atlanta Humane Society. “We are committed to embracing and driving change within our industry, and the potential sale of our Howell Mill property has great promise to make an immense impact on animals in Atlanta.”
If the sale were completed, the AHS would also pursue the construction of a new facility in the West Midtown neighborhood enabling AHS to continue serving the community it has been in for more than 80 years.
*Reprinted from Atlantaintownpaper.com
Briarlake Elementary in DeKalb has its annual Used Book Sale the first Friday afternoon and Saturday in February (Feb 3 & 4ththis year). In order to sell a great selection of adult & child fiction, non-fiction, CDs, DVDs, games, etc., we request community donations. We have a particular need for books for kids in the 3-5th grade range, but will take pretty much anything that isn't falling apart or texts that are so out of date that they are unsellable. Also, this year we will not take VCR tapes.
They can be dropped off at the school (address in link above). If you have a large donation and live reasonably nearby, we can arrange for a pickup (email email@example.com). Please don't drop off during carpool (7 - 8 am or 2-3:15 M-F). If you have to drop off after hours, please make sure they are pushed to the side of the front door and not blocking doors or walkways. Donations accepted now through Feb 3rd AM.
Proceeds from the Sale go to Briarlake's PTA for materials, equipment, and academic enrichment. Will post again later the week before the sale. Mark those calendar dates though - books are 50 cents to $2!