Calendar of Events

EVENTS IN AUGUST  2018
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SENIOR EVENTS

Toastmasters – Spirited Silver Speakers
Wednesdays, August 1 & 15, 3 to 4 p.m.

This class helps enable seniors to speak effectively with confidence in front of large crowds. Additionally, seniors will acquire leadership, skills, learn how to introduce speakers, give prepared speeches and conduct meetings.
Harriet G. Darnell Senior Multipurpose Facility
677 Fairburn Rd., Atlanta, GA 30331 (404) 613-8580

Golden Circle
Thursday, August 2, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Monthly event brings senior participants together with officials from local government, law enforcement, public safety and local business owners for a nice meal, entertainment and fellowship.
Palmetto Neighborhood Senior Center
510 Turner Ave., Palmetto, GA 30268
(770) 463-4990

United HealthCare
Friday, August 10, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Health Insurance Options.
Hapeville Neighborhood Senior Center
527 King Arnold St., Hapeville, GA 30354

(404) 762-3660

Birthday Club
Tuesday, August 14, Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Games, music, food, and fun on the Lawn.
New Beginnings Neighborhood Senior Center
66 Brooks Drive, Fairburn, GA 30213
(404) 612-8984

Family & Friends CPR Anytime Class
Thursday, August 16, 9 to 11 a.m.

An orientation to CPR (not a certifying or credentialing course). This course will teach you how to give CPR to an adult, child or infant.
Harriet G. Darnell Senior Multipurpose Facility
677 Fairburn Rd., Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 613-8580

Labor Day Cookout
Thursday, August 30, 10:30 a.m.

Celebration Labor Day.
Camp Truitt Neighborhood Senior Center
4320 Hershel Rd., College Park, GA 30337
(404) 762-4802

Darnell “Got Talent” Show/Friday, August 31, 2 to 4 p.m.
Talent Show for Darnell participants. Prizes for 1st, 2nd or 3rd place contestants.
Harriet G. Darnell Senior Multipurpose Facility
677 Fairburn Rd, Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 613-8580

LIBRARY EVENTS

Barnyard Storytime
Tuesdays, August, 10:30 a.m.

Children will enjoy an exciting time of stories, magic and tricks performed before your vary eyes, wacky songs and lots of creative theme-related activities. Ages 4-6.
Palmetto Branch Library
9111 Cascade Palmetto Hwy, Palmetto, GA 30268
(404) 613-4075

Making Communities Livable
Thursday, August 7, 12 p.m.

Learn how to achieve the goal of making communities for people of all ages and life stages.
Gladys S. Dennard Library at South Fulton
4055 Flat Shoals Rd, Union City, GA 30291
(404) 613-3092

Back to School Puppet Show/Tuesday August 14, 10:30 a.m.
Children will be introduced to concepts of super hero aircraft and spacecraft design. They will create small scale drone/airplanes and work in teams to fly real Drones. So Cool!! Age: Families.
Hapeville Branch Library
525 King Arnold Street, Hapeville, GA 30354
(404) 762-4065

Back to School Story Time and Crafts
Monday, August 27, 10:30 a.m.

Children will enjoy listening to stories and making crafts in recognition of the beginning of the school year. Ages 4-6. 25 Participants maximum. Reservations required.
College Park Branch Library
3647 Main St., College Park, GA 30337
(404) 762-4060

ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

Ongoing Exhibition: Gallery of Flight: A Look Back at Aviation
ACCC presents Gallery of Flight: A look back at Aviation. Featuring a collection of works from exhibits from 2014-2017; Ascending: African-American Pioneers of Aviation, Giant Leaps, and the Lost Squadron and Nest of Eagles. Free and open to public.
Aviation Community Cultural Center
3900 Aviation Circle, NW,
Atlanta, GA 30336
(404) 612-8600

This is America; Teen Artists Academy Exhibit
Friday, July 27, 2018 – Friday, August 10, 2018 4 to 5:30 p.m.
THIS IS AMERICA, an interpretation of the present political and social state of America from the perspective of youth in the Teen Artists Academy. The afternoon will feature a dance performance, visual art exhibition and the unveiling of a public art project in partnership with the Adamsville-Collier Heights Library.
Event is free and open to the public.
Aviation Community Cultural Center
3900 Aviation Circle, NW, Atlanta, GA 30336
(404) 612-8600

Old Guard to Vanguard: The Panthers UnTold L.A. Story
Photo Exhibition: Friday, August 17, 2018 to Friday, August 31, 2018
Studio Building Gallery/ “A Conversation with the Panthers”
Southwest Arts Center
915 New Hope Rd., SW, Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 613-3220

For more information, contact Commissioner Darnell via email: emma.darnell@fultoncountyga.gov, or by phone (404) 612-8222.