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FREE Family Cinemas

FREE Family Cinemas

It’s a Holiday Triple Feature at the Hampton Park Library on Friday, December 23rd. This is a FREE Family Cinema Event.  It’s not a traditional movie theatre, but rather a Library event room & projector is used.  Chairs are lined & in the past complimentary refreshments have been provided (although I can’t vouch that they’ll definitely have those for this screening).  But most importantly – it’s a FREE event.  And if you haven’t been to the Hampton Park Library yet … it’s gorgeous!  Really


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Christmas Fun in Cumming GA

Christmas Fun in Cumming GA
Christmas Fun in Cumming & Forsyth County:

We’ll do our best to keep you up with all the Christmas Fun in Cumming & Forsyth County this 2011 Season. It’s going to be tough though! SO much to see, do & enjoy.


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Great gift for families! $12 = "I Like Book" for kids SHIPPED ($24.95 Value)

Great gift for families! $12 = "I Like Book" for kids SHIPPED ($24.95 Value)

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'Elf on the Shelf' author to give readings this weekend

ATLANTA -- Carol Aebersold, co-creator of holiday children's book "The Elf on the Shelf," will host readings and book signings at three Metro Atlanta locations this weekend.

Aebersold, a Georgia resident and University of West Georgia graduate, based her story on a family tradition dating back to the 1970s.

RELATED: 'The Elf on the Shelf' is going to be a TV movie!

In the book, Santa Claus sends "scout elves" all over the world to watch children and help him determine whether they've been naughty or nice. "The Elf on the Shelf" follows a scout elf named Chippy as he helps a little boy, Taylor McTuttle, rediscover the Christmas spirit.

Forsyth Co. students use personal tech devices in the classroom

Forsyth Co. students use personal tech devices in the classroom

ALPHARETTA, Ga -- The classroom has entered a new era in learning and research.

Technology in your child's classroom has begun a new phase across metro Atlanta as teachers now encourage students to bring their personal technology devices to school to broaden their education.

Computer laptops, electronic tablets and Internet driven cellular phones -- once shunned by the school system as a no-no in the classroom -- are now urged by educators for their students to bring in to school with the acceptance of their parents.

Sip, Savor & Shop with Chefs in the City and Virginia Willis

Sip, Savor & Shop with Chefs in the City and Virginia Willis

ATLANTA -- This fall, Grape Crush Productions and Bloomingdale’s are bringing Atlanta’s premier chefs to the kitchen of one of the city’s most celebrated shopping destinations for a monthly event where guests will enjoy a guided tasting of artisan wines, a cooking demonstration by some of the city’s most celebrated chefs and preview the latest in home and fashion décor along with exclusive savings at Bloomingdale’s in Lenox Square mall. 

A celebration of food and fashion, this month the Chefs in the City event brings beloved Southern chef and cookbook author Virginia Willis to the store’s state-of-the-art demo kitchen on Oct. 27, from 6-8 p.m. 

ASO to honor Metro Atlanta music teachers

ASO to honor Metro Atlanta music teachers

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will hold an appreciation ceremony for more than 180 Atlanta-area music teachers Friday evening.

The teachers will be recognized at 7 p.m. by ASO president Stanley Romanstein. Afterward, the instructors will attend the evening's concert featuring the music of Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov and Mussorgsky.

ASO cellist Joel Dallow will also receive a special award from Romanstein for his arts education advocacy work throughout Georgia.

Both the 8 p.m. concert and the preceding reception will take place at the Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree Street NE, Midtown.