Grab & Go Kids Planner
Chomp & Stomp or see a football game this weekend.
Where/When: Centennial Olympic Park, 265 Park Avenue West, NE, Atlanta, Saturday, November 5, 4 p.m.
Why go: Teach your children about giving by participating in the Light The Night Walk, to help raise funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Event like these bring help and hope to people battling blood cancers. Light The Night Walk events are evenings filled with inspiration. During this leisurely walk, walkers carry illuminated balloons - white for survivors, red for supporters and gold in memory of loved ones lost to cancer - thousands of walkers - men, women and children - form a community of caring, bringing light to the dark world of cancer.
Pricing: For more information: http://www.lightthenight.org/ga/what/
Where/When: Cabbagetown Park, Kirkwood Ave, SE & Tye St., SE, Atlanta, Saturday, November 5, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Why go: As a way of honoring Cabbagetown's past, Chomp & Stomp features old-time music, a chili cook-off, live music and a 5K run. A 5K begins at 8 a.m., festival at 11 a.m. and the chili tasting? It begins at 12:30 p.m. It’s said you should go “early” to be able to “taste” the chili. Chefs from top spots like Pura Vida, 4th and Swift and more will be there to judge what you’re tasting.
Pricing: $5 for a spoon of chili
Where/When: Georgia Dome, 1 Georgia Dome Dr., SW, Atlanta, Saturday, November 5, 1 p.m.
Why go: Do your kids love football? See St. Francis battle Georgia State University at this free game.
Where/When: Imagine IT! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta, 275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr., NW, Atlanta, Sunday, November 6, 2 p.m.
Why go: Make a personal prayer rug with the Imagine IT! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta. Muslims engage in the communal prayer ritual five times a day. What may have started with a humble rattan mat, can now be rugs with flowers, or borders and intricate patterns with interesting colors. This class is geared toward children ages 8 and under.
Pricing: This class is included with museum admission cost.
Where/When: Stone Mountain Park, Highway 78, Thursday, November 3, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Why go: Celebrate the history and heritage of Native Americans through interactive education and entertainment at Stone Mountain Park's 12th Annual Indian Festival & Pow-Wow. Native Americans from across the United States gather to compete in dance and drum competitions. Primitive skill educators demonstrate fire making, basket weaving, hide tanning, cooking and more. Native arts and crafts are available for purchase.
Pricing: Indian Festival & Pow Wow is included in your all-attractions Adventure Pass ($119/for more information: www. http://stonemountainpark.com/tickets-pricing/), which also includes access to other attractions. Pow Wow only tickets are $12 plus tax and can be purchased on park. (Children 3 and under are free).