Calendar of Events

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Below is a list of more upcoming  events happening in and around the Mighty 6 District this month. If you have an event coming up, please let the Mighty 6 District Office know, by going to the CONTACT US page and send a message with your complete email and contact information.

District 6,  October 2017 Events

Fulton County Fire Department – Fire Safety Awareness Month
Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 10 a.m. to Noon.
Harriett G. Darnell Senior Multipurpose Facility
677 Fairburn Rd, Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 613-8580
Fire Prevention Week presents the perfect opportunity to better educate the public about this potentially life-saving information. The theme of the 2017 campaign is “Every Second Counts. Plan Two Ways Out” In a fire, seconds count. Seconds can mean the difference between residents of our community escaping safely from a fire or having their lives end in tragedy.

Toastmasters – Spirited Silver Speakers
Wednesdays, Oct. 4 & 18, 3 to 4 p.m.
Harriett G. Darnell Senior Multipurpose Facility
677 Fairburn Rd, Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 613-8580
This class enables our seniors to speak effectively with confidence in front of large crowds. Seniors will acquire leadership skills, learn how to introduce speakers, give prepared speeches and conduct meetings.

Wear Pink Day - “Surviving and Thriving”
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 10 a.m. to Noon
Harriett G. Darnell Senior Multipurpose Facility
677 Fairburn Rd, Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 613-8580
All facility participants are encouraged to wear PINK for breast cancer support. The discussion group will focus on surviving and thriving after cancer.

Golden Circle
Thursday, Oct. 5, 11 a.m. to 1p.m.
Palmetto Neighborhood Senior Center
510 Turner Ave, Palmetto, GA 30268
(770) 463-4990
Monthly event brings senior participants together with local government, law enforcement and public safety officials, and local business owners together for a nice meal, entertainment and fellowship.

National Gumbo Day
National Fire Prevention Week
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Fire Prevention Tips Gumbo (okra) tasting.
Hapeville Neighborhood Senior Center
527 King Arnold St, Hapeville, GA 30354
(404) 762-3660

New Beginnings and Camp Truitt (Combined) Cancer Walk
Thursday, Oct. 19, 10 a.m.
Camp Truitt Neighborhood Senior Center
4320 Hershel Road, College Park, GA 30337
(404) 762-4802
Seniors from two centers enjoy coming together to observe National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the annual 1K walk.

Fall Crafts
Thursday, Oct. 5, 4 to 5 p.m.
College Park Branch Library
3647 Main St., College Park, GA 30337
(404) 762-4060
Children will enjoy making crafts in celebration of the Fall season. Ages: 4-7.

Pajama Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 6:30 p.m.
Fairburn Branch Library
60 Valley View Drive, Fairburn, GA 30213
(770) 306-3138
Come in pajamas and slippers. Mannered teddy bears & dolls welcome. Loved blankets understood. Ages 2-6.

Storytime with Chick-Fil-A
Tuesday, Oct 17, 10:30 a.m.
Hapeville Branch Library
525 King Arnold Street, Hapeville, GA 30354
(404) 762-4065
Olivia Brown and the cow will entertain the children with stories and treats. Ages 3-5 Registration required.

Barnyard Storytime
Tuesdays, Oct. 3, 17 & 24, 10:30 a.m.
Palmetto Branch Library
9111 Cascade Palmetto Hwy., Palmetto, GA 30268
(404) 613-4075
Work & learn tips & create awareness to a clean environment through healthy living. Ages 13-17.

STEAM Club
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 4 p.m.
Gladys S. Dennard Library at South Fulton
4055 Flat Shoals Rd, Union City, GA 30291
(404) 613-3092
STEAM Club, where children will participate in an after school science, technology, engineering art and or math (STEAM) activity. Ages 6-12.

Ongoing Exhibition - Gallery Flight: A Look Back at Aviation
Exhibit Open through Jan. 12, 2018
Aviation Community Cultural Center
3900 Aviation Circle, NW, Atlanta, GA 30336
(404) 612-8600
This exhibition features a collection of works from exhibits from 2014 through 2017. Ascending: African-American Pioneers of Aviation, Giant Leaps, The Lost Squadron and Nest of Eagles. Event is free and open to the public.

Aviation Speakers Series
Saturday, Oct 21, 11 a.m. to Noon
Aviation Community Cultural Center
3900 Aviation Circle, NW, Atlanta, GA 30336
(404) 612-8600
Aviation Community Cultural Center and Black Aviation Airline Pioneers
presents this speakers series as an informative view of aviation with special guest: Captain David Bushy, President and CEO of Cape Air.

Horse Play Exhibition
Exhibit Open through Friday, Oct. 27
Tuesdays thru Fridays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Southwest Arts Center
915 New Hope Road, SW, Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 613-3220
This exhibition of urban cowboys and cowgirls occurs during Atlanta Celebrates Photograph month and features work by photographers Debra Mosley and Connie Cross. Event is free and open to the public. For more information and to schedule group.

For more information, contact Commissioner Darnell by e-mail at emma.darnell@fultoncountyga.gov. By phone: (404) 612-8222, online at www.EmmaDarnell.com or connect with her on Facebook and Twitter.