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Spring Kick Off at English Avenue Urban Garden

Spring Kick Off at English Avenue Urban Garden

ATLANTA - After a successful Fall Harvest of turnips, collard greens, cauliflower, spinach, mustard greens, kale, and artichokes at the English Avenue Urban Community Garden, we are excited to kick off the Spring with a Perennial Planting on Saturday, February 25th.  This will get the outer borders of the Garden lookin' good before we start planting vegetables in the beginning of March.

PERENNIAL PLANTING

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH

11AM-2PM

550 LINDSAY STREET NW

ATLANTA, GA 30314

 

*Gloves and tools will be provided

*Food and water provided

Protecting our kids from stranger danger

ATLANTA -- We've had several stories in the headlines lately about adults preying on children.

In Dunwoody this week, police issued a warning after a suspicious man in a van was driving around and spotted talking to a little girl in a neighborhood off of Roberts Road.

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Then Wednesday, two young children were abducted in DeKalb County by a stranger who stopped on the highway, seemingly to help the kids' mom with her broken down car.

Tyler Perry Studios casting extras for Friday

Tyler Perry Studios casting extras for Friday

CASTING CALL
Heather Hylton Bivens - TPS Extra Casting Director

Tyler Perry Studios Extras Casting Department is looking for men and women (18 & older) to participate in the recording of a studio audience. You must be available for approximately 4-6 hours on Friday, February 24, 2012.

AUC holds the first ever HBCU Student Summit tonight at 6pm

AUC holds the first ever HBCU Student Summit tonight at 6pm

ATLANTA - What is being promoted as the fist ever HBCU Student Summit will be held this evening at Clark Atlanta University.  The summit will join the student government associations from Spelman, Clark Atlanta, Morris Brown with the Democratic National Committe together as they begin to organize themselves again for the upcoming Presidential election in November.

Actree Keshia Knight Pulliam and Professor Michael Eric Dyson will play a key role in the activities today, but the focus is for the students to have an opportunity to demonstrate the power of their voice and the important role they intend to play in November.

The summit will take place at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at the Bishop Cornelius L.

Actors’ Boot Camp at Southwest Arts Center Performance Theater & Gallery

Actors’ Boot Camp at Southwest Arts Center Performance Theater & Gallery

WHO:              Fulton County Arts & Culture

WHAT:             The Fulton County Department of Arts and Culture’s Southwest Arts Center Performance Theater & Gallery presents a five-day intensive boot camp for actors age 16 – adult, conducted by dynamic director and lecturer Jade Lambert-Smith.

Cascade UMC holds town hall meeting with Councilmember Keisha Bottoms

Cascade UMC holds town hall meeting with Councilmember Keisha Bottoms

Black Star Educational Institute holds highly anticipated Enrollment Fair

Black Star Educational Institute holds highly anticipated Enrollment Fair

 

Black Star Educational Institute is an accredited, private school located in Southwest Atlanta serving the K-12 student population.  Black Star brings together culture, educational excellence, character development, entrepreneurship, and life preparedness to properly prime the mind, body and spirit of each child in today's competitive and global society. Students at Black Star are not only challenged to dream, they are equipped with the proper life tools in order to make their dreams reality.