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‘Skeleton Crew’ Opens Feb. 12 at Southwest Arts Center
Arts, Events

‘Skeleton Crew’ Opens Feb. 12 at Southwest Arts Center

True Colors Theatre Company's first production of 2019 is a timely one. Skeleton Crew, written by Dominique Morisseau, examines how government and the economy affects hardworking families from the perspective of characters living in Detroit. Auto plant workers Faye, Shanita, Dez and Reggie face harsh realities and hard decisions when the future of their employment becomes uncertain. The play mirrors the experience of many Americans today, and those who struggled through the Great Recession of the 2000s. The characters are played by Tonia Jackson (Faye), Enoch King (Reggie), Anthony Campbell (Dez) and Asia Howard (Shanita). Jackson, King and Campbell have appeared in True Colors' productions in the past. Skeleton Crew marks Howard's debut with the company. True Colors' production of Skele...
Loch Lomond Townhall Set for Dec. 20
Events, Government, Public Notice, Sandtown

Loch Lomond Townhall Set for Dec. 20

On Thursday, December 20, Mayor William "Bill" Edwards and District 1 Councilwoman Catherine Foster Rowell will host a townhall meeting to welcome Loch Lomond residents into the City of South Fulton. In 2016 Loch Lomond, a community of about 700 residents located between I-285 and Camp Creek Parkway, was annexed into the City of Atlanta. On October 26, 2018, the Georgia Court of Appeals ruled that it was improperly annexed into Atlanta, making the community part of the City of South Fulton. “We welcome the Loch Lomond community to the City and we applaud the efforts of the residents who worked together to bring this to fruition,” said Edwards. “Their accomplishment is a testament to what the voice of the people can do.” The townhall will be held at the Southwest Arts Center, located at 91...
‘Stuff the Bus’ Effort Aims to Stock Seniors’ Pantries for the Holiday Season
Community, Events, Uncategorized

‘Stuff the Bus’ Effort Aims to Stock Seniors’ Pantries for the Holiday Season

With the holiday season quickly approaching, National Church Residences is hosting its first Stuff the Bus for Seniors Donation Drive to address food insecurity in its communities and the surrounding metro Atlanta areas. The Stuff the Bus for Seniors Donation Drive will be held on Tuesday, December 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Big Bethel Village, located at 500 Richard Allen Blvd SW in Atlanta. Donations of canned and dry goods, condiments and household products are requested. Acceptable items included: canned meats, vegetables, fruits, stews and chili, canned soups, canned or packaged pasta, peanut butter, tea bags and ground coffee, hot and cold cereals, rice, cake and pancake mixes, syrup, powdered milk, juice boxes, granulated sugar, granola and cereal bars. Household products m...
South Fulton: Library Event Lineup for December
Events, Libraries

South Fulton: Library Event Lineup for December

This December, the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System has scheduled a wide range of events at South Fulton libraries for patrons of all ages. Take advantage of tutoring services, art classes, agriculture workshops, yoga, holiday fun and much more. GLADYS S. DENNARD @ SOUTH FULTON LIBRARY 4055 Flat Shoals Road, Union City, GA 30291 404.613.3092 Homework Help for Teens Tuesdays and Thursdays in December from 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Child Safety Workshop Saturday, December 1 at 10:30 a.m. Professionals Assisting Youth, Inc. presents a free study skills and safety workshop for youth age 6 to 12. Participants will learn effective study strategies to improve academics. Participants will also learn safety techniques from law enforcement officers and fire personnel. Additional topics will be added...

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