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Family Best Bets of the Week
There will be plenty of storytelling and families staying fit this first full weekend of Spring. Why not join in and try some of these...
Family Best Bets
- EMERGING VOICES AT CALLANWOLDE: CHARLES R. DREW CHARTER SCHOOL PERFORMERS
When/Where: Friday evening at 7:00pm in The Retreat at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center.
Why Go: An fun evening out for the whole family - storyteller LaDoris Bias-Davis coordinated this Emerging Voices storytelling event featuring the Charles R. Drew Charter School Performers.
Pricing: Adults $3.00 and Children $1.00 at the door.
- MARY LIN ELEMENTARY HEALTH AND WELLNESS FAIR
When/Where: Friday evening from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Mary Lin Elementary School.
Why Go: Take care of Friday dinner for the family with delicious, nutritious food from local food trucks and then enjoy this event which will also include a Bike Rodeo, a bike raffle, a student-led Mary Lin garden tour and tasting, fitness and nutrition activities, and recycling relays.
Pricing: Free to attend. Food truck prices will vary.
When/Where: Friday evening from 5:oopm to 6:00pm at the Bessie Branham Recreation Center.
Why Go: Take your children between the ages of 4 and 12 to try this Brazilian martial art class. Children will also learn a bit about the diverse music, language and culture of Brazil - and all children (they are not separated by age or gender) are taught together in this one hour class. Grab a pizza for dinner from Urban Pie on your way home.
Pricing: $7.00 to drop-in or $25.00 for a four class card.
- PAJAMA PARTY
When/Where: Saturday evening from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta.
Why Go: Your children can wear PJs and bring a favorite stuffed animal to this party featuring games, stories, crafts, refreshments, face-painting, a dance-off and door prizes. This is a popular event and tickets sell out so sign up now while you’re thinking about it!
Pricing: Members $6.00 and Guests (Non-Members) $15.00.
*Also at Imagine It! on Saturday at 12:00pm, and included with museum admission, the Ballethnic Dance Company will lead children in Mandiani - a West African communal dance. It’s fast - get ready to move those feet!
- LION HUNT
When/Where: Saturday at 11:00am at Barnes & Noble, Caroline Street.
Why Go: Who doesn’t love a child-friendly lion hunt? Enjoy this pre-school storytime reading of David Axtell’s beautiful picture book, We’re Going on a Lion Hunt.
Have a great weekend!