The Cook’s Warehouse Class: Simple Abundance- Cinco de Mayo with Taqueria del Sol

Location:  The Cook’s Warehouse  logo_The Cooks Warehouse
1544 Piedmont Road, Suite 403-R
Atlanta, GA

Time:  7:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Details:  Cinco de Mayo is almost here! And, what better way to celebrate than an assortment of South of the Border favorites from Chef David Waller of Taqueria del Sol and Sol Catering? Back by popular demand, join the master of festive Mexican cuisine as he teaches us how to make a Cinco de Mayo menu that will be the envy of all! David’s menu will include some of the best recipes from his restaurants, including fabulous tacos, main dishes, salsas and anything imaginable that’s fresh! These foods make any night a fiesta! Evening includes wine tastings sponsored by National Distributors and a chance to win tasty door prizes provided by Bella Cucina Artful Foods and Cabot Cheese.


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Please visit the Atlanta Community Food Bank website,, to sign up for this Simple Abundance class (or call 404-892-3333 ext. 1444)

2014 Mother’s Day Brunch at Serpas True Food (May 11)

Location:  Serpas True Food  logo_Serpas
659 Auburn Avenue
Atlanta, GA

Time:  11:00 AM- 3:00 PM

Details:  Serpas’ Mother’s Day brunch will feature a seasonal menu of comfort favorites, including fried oyster eggs Benedict and mixed berry buttermilk pancakes. Sample special dishes on the beautiful patio for an al fresco experience and complete the relaxation with a “Sayonara” - a Cathead Vodka cocktail with ruby red grapefruit, lime, agave nectar and bitter lemon.

Call 404.688.0040 to book your table.

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Forest Walk, Spring Flora, Ferns, and Fun (April 27)

Location:  Island Ford Visitor Center National Park Service
1425 Indian Trail
Sandy Springs, GA

Time:  10:00 AM- 3:30 PM

Details:  Join the Georgia Botanical Society and Park Naturalist Jerry Hightower for a look at this beautiful area in late spring’s glory. We will take Cabin Creek Trail through a beautiful forest along Cabin Creek and hike up the ridge past Civil War gun emplacements. We will travel above rock cliffs, through mature oak-hickory forest, mesic ravine forest, and floodplain forest. Our hike will take us over and past extraordinary rock outcrops and formations influenced by the Brevard Fault, which runs through the Unit. We will see late spring wildflowers, ferns, and perhaps a salamander or two. Reservations are required; please call 678-538-1200 to make your reservation, space is limited!


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Gwinnett Braves: Sunday Family FunDay & Star Wars Day (May 4)

Location: Coolray Field logo_Gwinnett Braves
2500 Buford Drive
Lawrenceville, GA

Time:  2:05 PM

DetailsJoin us on Sunday, May the 4th for Star Wars Day! Get pictures with your favorite characters and enjoy light saber battles and more! Gates open at 1:05PM. 10% of each ticket sold will benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation. Bring your ball and glove for pre-game catch in the outfield when gates open for 20 minutes. All kids 12 & under will get to run the bases following the game.

$6.00- $18.00/person

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2014 Mother’s Day Brunch at Wahoo! Grill (May 11)

Location:  Wahoo! Grill logo_Wahoo Grill
1042 West College Avenue
Decatur, GA

Time:  10:00 AM- 3:00 PM

Details:  Wahoo! Grill’s chef de cuisine Scot Davis is hard at work creating a Mother’s Day brunch the whole family will enjoy. Treat mom to an expanded Sunday brunch buffet, an a la carte menu and of course mimosas and bloody Marys. There is no better way to show your mom you care than Sunday brunch at Wahoo! Grill.


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Earth Day 2014 in Fayette County (April 26)

Location:  Fayette County Courthouse Square logo_Fayette County Earth Day
Fayetteville, GA

Time:  10:00 AM- 3:00 PM

Details:  This FREE, fun, educational event is a great way to learn how to protect, care for, and appreciate our environment. Green Market with eco-friendly products and services, educational presentations, a scavenger hunt and other activities for children, entertainment, and food.


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2014 Wednesday Evening Lectures at Barrington Hall: General John Bell Hood and the Georgia Campaign of 1864 (May 7)

Location:  Barrington Hall Barn Meeting Space logo_Roswell GA
535 Barrington Drive

Time:  6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Details:  Stephen Davis, author of “What the Yankees Did to Us,” will present his lecture “Gen. John Bell Hood and the Georgia Campaign of 1864″ in the barn meeting space of Barrington Hall. The doors to the lecture space open at 6:30 PM. The lecture begins at 7:00 PM. Complimentary light refreshments will be available. Call 770-640-3855 to reserve a seat at the lecture.

Admission is $5 per person; advance reservations are strongly suggested.

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2014 Storytime by the River at Chattahoochee Nature Center (May 7)

Location:  Chattahoochee Nature Center logo_Chattahoochee Nature Center
9135 Willeo Road
Roswell, GA

Time:  10:30 AM- 11:30 AM

Details:  Stories tell us a lot about nature! Join our volunteer librarian as she uses books, puppets and songs to share stories about nature with a new theme each month! For ages 3-5.

Included with admission.

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Spivey Hall Children’s Choir Program 2014 Spring Concert (May 16-18)

Location:  Spivey Hall at Clayton State University
2000 Clayton State Boulevard  logo_Spivey Hall Childrne's Choir
Morrow, GA

Time:  Friday, 7:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday, 3:00 PM

Details: Not recommended for children under six. For tickets, call 678-466-4200 or visit

$20 for adults. $10 for students with ID.

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Mother’s Day Brunch 2014 at Murphy’s (May 11)

Location:  Murphy’s logo_Murphy's
997 Virginia Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA

Time:  Brunch is served 8:00 AM- 4:00 PM
Dinner service runs 4:00 PM- 10:00 PM

Details:  Start the Mother’s Day celebrations early at one of Atlanta’s most iconic brunch destinations, Murphy’s. Begin the meal by toasting to the occasion with a housemade bloody Mary or peach bellini. Whether a fan of savory or sweet brunch, Murphy’s offers something for every palate! The eggs Virginia Highland updates the traditional Eggs Benedict, featuring poached eggs topped, spinach and mushrooms served on foccacia and topped with a sundried tomato hollandaise sauce. The smoked pork chop served with a fried egg, black beans and tasso ham is among the brunch favorites. Finish brunch with one of Murphy’s sought after cinnamon buns and mom will take home a sweet treat on the house.

Call 404.872.0904 to reserve your table.

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