LET THERE BE LIGHT

LANTERN FESTIVAL BRINGS LOCALS TO LIGHT UP THE RIVER

Pack your flashlights! The Sandy Springs Lantern Parade is back for its second year. The event was created by local artist Chantelle Rytter, producer of the popular BeltLine and Decatur lantern events. The parade of colorful lights travels from North Springs United Methodist Church downhill to Morgan Falls Overlook Park on the evening of June 10. Local food […]

READING TO ROVER

LOCAL LIBRARY EVENT COMBINES TALES WITH TAILS

Reading Paws helps youngsters gain self-assurance by reading aloud to skilled therapy dogs.

Reading Paws helps youngsters gain self-assurance by reading aloud to skilled therapy dogs.

Charlotte’s Web, Green Eggs and Ham, Harry Potter—the shelves of the local Atlanta- Fulton Public Library System are full of these and other classic children’s books. All branches, including Buckhead and Sandy […]

FAIR PLAY

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A FESTIVAL FOR ALL AGES ON THE GROUNDS OF PACE ACADEMY

dsc_6576Each October, some 8,000 visitors descend on the campus of Pace Academy preparatory school for its annual Fall Fair. The event, which started back in the 1960s, has blossomed into a hugely popular family affair. Attendees show up, rain or shine, for the dozens of inflatables […]

FILMS ALFRESCO

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FREE OUTDOOR MOVIE SCREENINGS IN SANDY SPRINGS GET TWO THUMBS UP

Remember going to the drive-in?

DSC_0657Pulling up in your car, rolling down the windows and scarfing down a tub of popcorn as you watched the latest releases up on the big screen? This month, you can experience the nostalgia of outdoor cinema—just without the cars—at the annual […]

ON YOUR MARK, GET SET…

A NATIONWIDE RACE TO END PROSTATE CANCER

Zero Prostate Cancer Run/Walk

On June 18, some 500 Atlantans will join the 20,000 runners in 36 cities across the U.S. taking part in the ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk. Consisting of 1-mile and 5K routes meandering through Sandy Springs, the event raises funds and awareness for a disease that affects some 5,000 men in Georgia alone each year. Also included […]