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WEEKEND EVENTS: Santa Claus, Ice Skating and Christmas Lights

WEEKEND EVENTS: Santa Claus, Ice Skating and Christmas Lights

 

ATLANTA – The forecast may call for cold weather, this weekend, but the Where U Live team has listed plenty of activities to entertain, both, you and your family on this easy going weekend leading up to the holiday. Check them out:

After his retirement on Friday, Regis Philbin will be visiting the Book Festival at the Marcus Jewish Community Center on Sunday, November 20 to talk about his memoir “How I Got This Way”. Philbin is scheduled to arrive around 3:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Zaban Park facility in Dunwoody. Be sure to purchase tickets for this event soon, tickets are guaranteed to sell out; this event will conclude the 20th Edition of the MJCCA Book Festival.

College and Career Motivation Week kickoff at B.E.S.T. Academy

College and Career Motivation Week kickoff at B.E.S.T. Academy

ATLANTA -- Atlanta Public Schools' annual College and Career Motivation Week began at 10 a.m. Monday with a ceremony at B.E.S.T. Academy on the city's west side.

All Atlanta high schools celebrate the week with special themed programs, such as Dress for Success and College Spirit. The week of activities is aimed at getting students excited about applying for college and focused on their futures in school and the workforce.

Additional programs include a career awareness session featuring professionals and industry experts who will share their real-life success stories with APS high school students.

For more information, visit www.atlanta.k12.ga.us.

Young Philanthropist to gather at the 2nd annual Sneaker Ball Fresh Start

Young Philanthropist to gather at the 2nd annual Sneaker Ball Fresh Start

Atlanta - A group of young philantropists are doing their best to support those who are unable to afford a pair of shoes.  This group collects over 1000 shoes for those who have none and donate them for a good cause.  If you can make it to the Goat Farm in West Side, Atlanta tonight come down and celebrate among Atlanta's trendiest young professionals.  The press release is below:

On Saturday, November 5th at 9PM local Atlanta event company, Initial eVennts, LLC. will celebrate its partnership with international shoe charity, Soles4Souls, Inc.

$45 = Family Pack of 4 tickets to Laughing Pizza LIVE! Sun 11/6 ($64 value)

$45 = Family Pack of 4 tickets to Laughing Pizza LIVE! Sun 11/6 ($64 value)

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Elevate Carnival at Underground Atlanta | Saturday, October 29th

Elevate Carnival at Underground Atlanta | Saturday, October 29th
 The Greatest Halloween Show on Earth!

Join Underground Atlanta, the Office of Cultural Affairs and The Imperial Opa Circus on October 29th  from 5-11 pm to celebrate the closing of Elevate II Art Above Underground. Through the months of August, September and October of 2011 The City of Atlanta Public Art Program funded and provided platforms for over 50 artists and nearly 30 projects and performances.This closing event will continue to support an array of talent by supporting theatrical acts and contemporary art through a structured and exciting event FREE to the public.

Best out-of-the-ordinary Halloween events around Atlanta you don't want to miss

Best out-of-the-ordinary Halloween events around Atlanta you don't want to miss

Fernbank BOO-seum Trick-or-Treat

Saturday, October 29 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Get ready to have a screaming (in delight) good time! For one day only, Fernbank Museum is becoming Fernbank BOO-seum. Little Beat Music, Inc. will provide family-friendly tunes and face painting will inspire those who didn’t quite finish their costumes. Plus, enjoy a frightening-ly fun Halloween party featuring games, crafts, hands-on activities and special treats for kids in costumes.* (*Treats available while supplies last.)

ASO to honor Metro Atlanta music teachers

ASO to honor Metro Atlanta music teachers

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will hold an appreciation ceremony for more than 180 Atlanta-area music teachers Friday evening.

The teachers will be recognized at 7 p.m. by ASO president Stanley Romanstein. Afterward, the instructors will attend the evening's concert featuring the music of Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov and Mussorgsky.

ASO cellist Joel Dallow will also receive a special award from Romanstein for his arts education advocacy work throughout Georgia.

Both the 8 p.m. concert and the preceding reception will take place at the Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree Street NE, Midtown.