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Registration for DeKalb County Senior Olympic Games EXTENDED to Friday 4/22

Registration for DeKalb County Senior Olympic Games EXTENDED to Friday 4/22

Dekalb County, GA --  Per Jackie Swain, registration for the Dekalb Senior Olympic Games has been extended to Friday, April 22.

The DeKalb County Senior Olympic Games is open to the public.  DeKalb residents, as well residents from surrounding counties, are encouraged to participate. Applications are available online at www.dekalbcountyga.gov/park or at all DeKalb County recreation centers, libraries and select senior centers. 

Participants will compete in a variety of sports, including free-throw basketball, bowling, golf, horseshoes, track and field, billiards, swimming, tennis and water volleyball.  Other sports and activities available include dominoes, a line dancing competition, talent show, Wii bowling and a health expo. Participants are encouraged to compete as a team or enter individual events for friendly competition.

Sweetwater 420, Martinis and IMAX and Earth Day in DeKalb County, this weekend

Sweetwater 420, Martinis and IMAX and Earth Day in DeKalb County, this weekend

Although the forecast calls for storms; there’s plenty to do this weekend, both – inside and outside. Check out our new events calendar, which can be found on a widget called "EVENTS" which is located at the top left portion of every community site's homepage.

Below, we’ve listed a couple of events we think you will like:

Every Friday, Fernbank Museum holds its Martinis and IMAX event. During this event, the museum features a DJ, creative cuisine and cocktails surrounded by the world’s largest dinosaurs.

On Saturday, April 15 at Chandler Park, Sweetwater Brewing Company will hold their annual Sweetwater 420 Fest and 5K. The festival will feature artists like Arrested Development and Galactic; it will also have plenty of vendors selling jewelry, food and glass blown lighting. And last but not least, Sweetwater Brewing Company will have their repertoire on hand for mass consumption….or just tasting.

$135 for Mister Greggy's Goofy Magic Show Birthday Party ($225 Value)

$135 for Mister Greggy's Goofy Magic Show Birthday Party ($225 Value)

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Get Ready for this weekend's Pet Haven "Romp & Run" in Tucker

Tucker, GA --  The Park Pet Retreat is proud to host its "1st Annual Springtime Romp & Run Charity Event" to benefit the National Canine Cancer Research Foundation and The Park Pet Haven Pet Rescue organization. 

The "Romp & Run" event will be held on SATURDAY, APRIL 16th, in Tucker GA.  There will be a 1k and 3k romp/run event, as well as vendors, food, raffles, music, event awards and doggie prizes. 

Mark your calendars now and watch for more details to follow.

The 2011 Miss Georgia Latina & Miss Teen Georgia Latina Beauty Pageant comes to the Americas Mart

The 2011 Miss Georgia Latina & Miss Teen Georgia Latina Beauty Pageant comes to the Americas Mart
The 2011 crowing of Miss Georgia Latina and Miss Teen Georgia Latina will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2011, at the Americas Mart, Building 3 in downtown Atlanta beginning at 5:00 PM.Tickets to the event are $25.00 and can be purchased online prior to the event or $35.00 the day of the event.


Miss Teen Georgia Latina and Miss Georgia Latina will recognize young girls from the ages of 14 - 16 and young ladies ages 18 - 27 who embody beauty, style and personal development allowing the opportunity to compete in a pageant that welcomes their Latin, Caribbean and Iberian heritage.

SPCA is hosting its 1st Annual Run for the Rescues; 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

SPCA is hosting its 1st Annual Run for the Rescues; 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

Suwanee, Ga.--  (submitted by GA SCPA)  The Georgia Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is hosting its 1st Annual Run for the Rescues 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run, March 26, 8:30 am, Suwanee Town Center Park. 

All of the proceeds go to support the Georgia SPCA Animal Shelter at 1175 Buford Hwy, Suite 109, Suwanee. 

We expect 400 runners for this event.  We have over 40 vendors and Publix is our Platinum sponsor for this first race. 

We will have all of our dogs out there for adoption, plus the Second Chance Greyhounds Rescue, English-Bulldog Rescue of Georgia, The Gwinnett Humane Society Rescue groups.  Please come support us. 

Christine Muller

Georgia SPCA

The Park Pet Retreat Hosts 1st Annual Springtime Romp & Run

The Park Pet Retreat Hosts 1st Annual Springtime Romp & Run

Dekalb County, GA--  The Park Pet Retreat is proud to host its "1st Annual Springtime Romp & Run Charity Event" to benefit the National Canine Cancer Research Foundation and The Park Pet Haven Pet Rescue organization. 

The "Romp & Run" event will be  held on SATURDAY, APRIL 16th, in Tucker GA.  There will be a 1k and 3k romp/run event, as well as vendors, food, raffles, music, event awards and doggie prizes. 

Mark your calendars now and watch for more details to follow.