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Dec. 15, Get Connected - Winter Wonderland, Presents: "FREEZE FRAME"!

Dec. 15, Get Connected - Winter Wonderland, Presents: "FREEZE FRAME"!

Don't miss  Freeze Frame, your chance to get connected with awesome networking, check out engaging locally produced short films, enjoy free food and music, take advantage of the niche vendor tables targeted to the industry, and don't miss the the chance to pitch your project to an LA production company, so mix & mingle with like minded entertainment cast & crew and capture your moment!

Look out for BAD SANTA and be ready to have your picture FROZEN in time with our amazing group of event photographers and videographers! FREEZE FRAME will be held at The Foundry @ Puritan Mill, 916 Joseph E.

Flash Mob Style “Random Act of Kindness” Friday, November 18, 2011

Flash Mob Style “Random Act of Kindness” Friday, November 18, 2011

On Friday, November 18, 2011 Just Gotta Give Organization will host a Flash Mob Style “Random Act of Kindness” where community partners will show up serving lunch and love to deserving citizens.

On this day citizens of Atlanta and beyond are being invited to “pay it forward” by participating in this phenomenal act of kindness.

Country Star Erica Nicole Headlines Int’l Food and Music Festival on Saturday Nov. 12th

Country Star Erica Nicole Headlines Int’l Food and Music Festival on Saturday Nov. 12th

Dekalb - Dekalb County Chief Executive Officer Burrell Ellis and Commissioner Stan Watson recently announced that musical star Erica Nicole will be the headlining act for the first-ever Dekalb International Food and Music Festival.  

 

“I am so honored to take part in the DeKalb Food and Music Festival!  Having grown up in DeKalb County, I am so proud to see that my county is recognizing and promoting all the various cultures from around the world by holding this great inaugural festival,” said Nicole.  “I look forward to sharing my music and giving back to a community that has given so much to me."

 

The DeKalb International Food and Music Festival takes place this Saturday, Nov. 12, 2–8 p.m. at the GM Doraville Assembly Plant, 3900 Motors Industrial Way in Doraville.

Veterans eat for free at Applebee's

Veterans eat for free at Applebee's

ATLANTA -- Applebee's expects to serve more than one million free meals to veterans and active duty military this Veterans Day.

This is the third year in a row that the Kansas City, Mo.-based chain restaurant has held its Thank You Movement to show appreciation for the brave men and women who serve our country.

And part of that movement includes allowing members of the military to eat for free on Friday, Nov. 11.

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Active duty military members and veterans can receive their free food from 11 a.m. to midnight.

Metro Atlanta Applebee's locations include:

Athens
* 2226 West Broad Street

Steve & Marjorie Harvey 2nd Annual Girls Who Rule The World Mentoring Weekend

Steve & Marjorie Harvey 2nd Annual Girls Who Rule The World Mentoring Weekend

 

On Sunday Oct. 30, in Stone Mountain,Ga over 100 young women from all walks of life spent a fun filled and informative weekend at Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort. When I was younger, I didn’t have a mentor and I always wondered  what would have been different in my life if I had that guiding hand.

Reading is SWEET! campaign ends Monday

Reading is SWEET! campaign ends Monday

ATLANTA -- October is both National Book Month and National Cookie Month, so why not combine the two into a sweet book drive?

The second annual Reading is SWEET! National Book Drive, sponsored by Great American Cookies, runs through Monday, Oct. 31.

Throughout the month, the stores collected new and gently used books to be donated to local charities and public libraries. Everyone who donated a book received a free cookie.

"Last year's Reading is SWEET! program was a huge success, thanks to the efforts of our store owners, customers and community partners," said Jenn Johnston, chief marketing & operations officer for GFG Management, which manages Great American Cookies. "We're excited to continue the event for 2011 and can't wait to see how many books we can collect and how many cookies we can give away."

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.)