July/ August 2020
LUNAFEST VIRTUAL FILM FESTIVAL
July 20th || Online
Lunafest is a film festival featuring films by and about women. TIckets are only $10 and 100% of net proceeds go to Atlanta GLOW, whose mission is “to encourage, educate and equip young, low-income women to be thriving, self-sustaining leaders and effective agents of economic growth within their communities.” So kick back in the comfort of your own home and view some dynamic stories told from the female perspective.
SOUTHERN FOOD HISTORY & HOECAKES
UNEXPECTED ATL VIRTUAL TOUR
Take an interactive virtual food and taste tour at home! The Southern Food History & Hoecakes virtual tour shares stories about famous ATL restaurants, includes a food demonstrations, as well as its deep history and relationship to African American culture.
You can also have an optional North Georgia Treat Box delivered to your home for a small fee (and free shipping!)
See website for dates and times.
ATLANTA CHILDREN'S MUSEUM TOWN HALL
CMA has opened their doors as a resource to the ATL community and families to openly discuss the hard conversation around systematic racism. Join one or all of the nights that feature guest speakers as well as an open Q & A. Events are broadcast live on the CMA Facebook page and replays can be watched on the Youtube page.
July 16 – Racism in the Classroom; [PASSED but you can watch on CMA of ATLs Youtube page]
July 23 – Children’s Intersecting Identities;
July 30 – Social Justice Resources for Parents.
ATL ZOO VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP
Join the ATL Zoo for virtual safari summer camp though July 30th! Fun for the entire family and designed for kids age 7-12. Enjoy summer, go on a safari and skip the drive! Drop in for a few or all of the upcoming events!
June 30-July 2: Reptiles
July 7 – July 9: Birds
July 14 – July 16: Invertebrates
July 21 – 23: Mammals
July 28 – 30: Reptiles
JAPANFEST ATL || VIRTUAL
June 1st – September 30th
“Wasshoi!” in Japanese this word means “to unify the peoples’ hearts together, rise up and be full of enjoyment”.
and it is also Japanfest’s theme this year! to further unify Japanfest will be all virtual this year. Fun for the entire family, learn all about Japanese culture through contests and challenges, food, performances, and webinars!
GEORGIA STATE PARKS
Ease down the Chattahoochee River, enjoy a hike, or catch one of the beautiful views at one of Georgia’s state parks. While you are at it, find a nice private area and make it a picnic! Be sure to read up about COVID procedures for each park so you can enjoy the outdoors safely.
PEACHTREE CENTER VIRTUAL GREEN MARKET
Great news! You can still get fresh and local produce from the Peachtree Center’s Farmers Market. They have gone virtual and vendors are standing by to provide you with your local treats and crafts at this Atlanta staple.
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