Find Your Next Piece at the Buckhead Fine Arts Festival

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Gather the family and your dog, and head to Buckhead Village for the Buckhead Fine Arts Festival, where you can peruse the works of approximately 100 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalworkers, glass artists, jewelers and more. A free event, the festival will take place on Sept. 18 and 19. Details: 259 Buckhead Ave.

Firefly Hike at Blue Heron Nature Preserve

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Blue Heron Nature Preserve will host its annual Firefly Hike on Aug. 27. Families will learn about these colorful creatures as they travel along the preserve’s Blueway Trail. The event is free with a suggested donation of $15. Registration is required. Details: 4055 Roswell Rd. NE.

Pace Academy Graduate Competes in Tokyo Olympics


Did you see 2014 Pace Academy graduate Kenny Selmon compete at the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo? Selmon placed second in the 400-meter hurdles at the Olympic trials running a personal best of 48.08 to secure his spot on Team USA for track and field. Details: 966 West Paces Ferry Rd. NW.

Sarah Smith Elementary Wins CHaRM Recycling Challenge

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Sarah Smith Elementary is working hard to clean up the planet! The school recently won the CHaRM Recycling Challenge and received a $250 check for its STEM programs. Students, parents, faculty and staff collected more than 135 pounds of plastic film (zip-top bags) in four days. Join the cause by dropping films at your local […]

Teal Trot 5K – Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance

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Head to Chastain Park on Sept. 18 for the Teal Trot 5K, the annual fundraiser for the Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance. Event registration starts at 7:45 a.m., with kickoff at 9:30 a.m. Adult registration is $35 through Sept. 13, at which time it increases to $45. Ovarian cancer survivors and patients walk for free. Details: […]

Heroes, Saints & Legends Gala

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The 32nd annual Heroes, Saints & Legends gala returns to Flourish Atlanta on Aug. 19, where it will honor individuals who have transformed Atlanta’s community through leadership, service and devotion to others. Cocktail reception starts at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6 p.m. Individual tickets start at $400. Details: 3143 Maple Dr. SE.

Diverting Design from the Landfill

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IIDA Georgia (International Interior Design Association of Georgia) is hosting its 8th annual ZeroLandfill Atlanta event from Aug. 11 to Aug. 14 to help upcycle architectural and interior design samples. Donate your unused materials, or volunteer to help collect materials. You can also shop the donated items on Saturday, Aug. 14. Details: 1811 Marietta Blvd. […]

An Evening Under The Stars for the Aimee Copeland Foundation


On Sept. 25 at 7 p.m., enjoy “An Evening Under the Stars” at Chastain Horse Park with entertainment, delicious food and drinks, and most of all, contributing to the mission of the Aimee Copeland Foundation. You also can bid on a number of prizes through the silent auction. General admission is $100, with VIP tickets […]

Sign Up to Give Blood

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Because the need for blood is never-ending, the American Red Cross continues to ask everyone who can to donate blood at a local blood drive. However, you can go one step further by volunteering with the Red Cross to help at local blood drives, deliver blood donations to local hospitals and more. Details: