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Five Things Happening This Week

Events of note in East Atlanta Patch

MONDAY:

Farm Camp for kids: Oakleaf Mennonite Farm and claim it as one of their missions to promote sustainable food and sustainable livelihoods in the Atlanta area. In groups of 10, your children will be accompanied by two supervisors as they navigate our basic farming literacy curriculum – broken into to daily focus areas:

  • Soil, Food and Human Health - Where does good food begin?
  • Animal Health - How do animals sustain us?
  • Planting, Harvesting, Eating - What does it take to grow and prepare your own food?
  • Forestry - What’s so good about that tree?   

The cost is $200 per week for 6- to 12-year-olds — June 20th to the 24th and June 27th to July 1st. The camp costs $180 for the session for 4- to 5-year-olds. That session starts July 11th and runs to the 15th. For more information e-mail Evan Winkler at oakleafmennonitefarm@gmail.com or call (404) 944-0522.

TUESDAY:

10,000 scoops of ice cream for charity: Denali Flavors, developers of the Moose Tracks flavor of ice cream, has partnered with Mayfield Dairy to host a FREE ice cream give-a-way 10,000 Scoop Challenge to Atlanta residents in celebration of the first day of summer at Centennial Olympic Park. For each scoop eaten, Denali Flavors will donate $1 to The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center Atlanta in support of ongoing children’s programming. Come to Centennial Olympic Park, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd. NW, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Grant Park Neighborhood Association: The neighborhood association for Grant Park residents meets at 7:30 p.m. at Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Ave. SE (ARC Building - Coca Cola World Studio).

WEDNESDAY:

NPU-W: Neighborhood Planning Unit-W, which oversees zoning matters and other issues concerning the East Atlanta, Ormewood Park, Grant Park, Boulevard Heights, Woodland Hills, Benteen Park and Custer/McDonough/Guice neighborhoods, meets at 7:30 p.m. at , 468 Moreland Ave. SE.

THURSDAY:

NPU-N: Neighborhood Planning Unit-N, which oversees zoning matters and other issues concerning the Inman Park, Candler Park, Lake Claire, Cabbagetown and Reynoldstown neighborhoods, meets at 7:00 p.m. at the Little Five Points Community Center, 1083 Austin Ave.

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