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DEA ATLANTA hosts 2nd pill takeback event on April 30th

DEA ATLANTA hosts 2nd pill takeback event on April 30th

Atlanta, GA --  On April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and numerous state and local law enforcement agencies will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  You can bring your medications for disposal to numerous sites across the state and the metro Atlanta area.

Celebrate the earth with Keep DeKalb Beautiful

Celebrate the earth with Keep DeKalb Beautiful

DeKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- Every year, Keep DeKalb Beautiful (KDB) participates in the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup initiative.

In these difficult economic times, it is even more important that volunteers contribute toward efforts to sustain beautiful, healthy, thriving communities.

Throughout the month of April, local residents helped beautify DeKalb by cleaning up dirty streets, waterways and illegal dumpsites, as well as greening up parks, schoolyards, MARTA bus stops and other public spaces.

On Saturday, Apr. 30 from 9 a.m.

WEEKEND EVENTS: Dance the Tango or enjoy the sunrise

WEEKEND EVENTS: Dance the Tango or enjoy the sunrise

EAST METRO AREA – There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

Join the people of Conyers for a bike ride through Olde Town Conyers. This 4.5 mile group ride is open to kids and adults on the historical streets of Conyers. This ride is held every fourth Sunday of every month. Meet at the railroad depot area at 4:00 p.m.

Check out the Divine Intervention exhibit of African Art and Religion at the Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University. This free exhibit is open daily and it showcases different masks and art, along with rituals observed in indigenous African religion.

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center hosts their Tango Night on Friday, April 22. Learn to dance to tango by focusing on rhythm and movement. No partner is necessary and lessons, taught by a Tango expert, begin at 8:00 p.m. And around 9:30 p.m.

Keep your social calendar busy with 11Alive’s Where U Live new events section!

Keep your social calendar busy with 11Alive’s Where U Live new events section!

Looking for something fun to do this weekend?  Check out on the new events guide at the top of the page.  We’ve taken all the work out of finding out what’s happening in your neighborhood. 

Just click where you live and you have everything at your fingertips!  Looking for something to do with your kids?  We have a family friendly activities section. Interested in art?  We have exhibit listings.  Want to explore a different part of the city?  Click the neighborhood and we can show you what’s happening.

Planning your weekend has never been easier!

BEST SPOTS: Inexpensive Dates

BEST SPOTS: Inexpensive Dates

EAST METRO – For this week’s installment of Best Spots, we’re compiling a list of Inexpensive Date Spots for you to take your special someone.

In today’s economy, it’s important to find companionship which, in our opinion, is the cheapest form of entertainment. However, it’s the springtime, and people like to get out every now and then. So, check out these suggestions for fun under $15.

If your date loves indie music, take them to famous live music venue and rooftop grill, Eddie’s Attic. This venue is home to acts like Sugarland and John Mayer. For about $15, you and your date can enjoy a live show and plate of famous attic beignets. To view a full show schedule and purchase tickets visit Eddie’s at 515-B N.

Red, White & Sparkle May 12th with 100 Black Women, Decatur-DeKalb

Red, White & Sparkle May 12th with 100 Black Women, Decatur-DeKalb

The Decatur-DeKalb Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women will host its annual Red, White & Sparkle Wine Tasting Benefit.  Set for Thursday, May 12, 2011 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the Yorkshire Clubhouse (4328 Magnolia Path; Decatur, GA 30034), guests can expect a fun filled evening complete with great food, great wine selections and great company all benefitting an excellent cause. A sommelier (wine professional) will be onsite to facilitate a fun and educational wine sip.

Proceeds benefit The Legacy Program, a young women's mentoring and leadership institute designed to transform our young girls into tomorrow's community leaders.

Annual Prom Model Search at Cinderella's Closet

Annual Prom Model Search at Cinderella's Closet
With the 2011 Prom Season coming to a close, Cinderella’s Closet is already planning for Prom 2012. The retail store in Lilburn, Georgia is preparing to host the annual model search on Friday April 30th, 2011.

Lilburn, GA (PRWEB) April 17, 2011

On Friday April 29, 2011, Cinderella’s Closet will hold an open call model casting from 2 to 7 PM. The casting, which typically draws over 100 young hopefuls, will focus on selecting approximately twenty girls that will have the opportunity to model in the 2012 Cinderella’s Closet Catalog. These girls will have a unique opportunity to model the latest prom dresses, build their portfolios, and work with industry leaders in the hair, make-up, and modeling fields. The ideal applicant for the model search is between the ages of 15-21, a minimum of 5’6”, and fits into the standard sample size. The casting is open to both experienced and first time models.