Adopt-a-Family for the Holidays with CAC 

CAC’s Adopt-a-Family for the Holidays is back! Every year CAC connects families in need with “adopters” that spread holiday cheer.  This year, due to Covid-19, we’re doing things a bit differently. For the safety of donors, volunteers and clients, CAC will not be collecting and distributing gifts, but rather asking adopters to make donations for gift cards.… Read More »

Video Conferencing with Friends and Family Made Easy with Apple & FaceTime.

by Adam Freedman of Dunwoody PC

An iPad makes a great tool that you can use to allow your older friends and relatives to engage in a video chat!  Follow these simple instructions and you can make someone happy.   (And obviously, if you want me to help, I would love to assist!)  I use FaceTime in this setup, so you will need Apple Macs, iPads, or iPhones.   … Read More »

Holiday Lights at Brook Run Park Coming Dec. 12

Join Dunwoody Parks and Recreation on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 6 – 8 p.m. for the Holiday Lights kickoff celebration. At 6 p.m., Mayor Lynn Deutsch and members of Dunwoody City Council will flip the switch to light the display, followed by character appearances from Anna, Elsa and Olaf and traveling carolers from Stage Door Players until 8 p.m.… Read More »

Santa has gone virtual!

Dunwoody Parks and Recreation HO HO HO!

Santa has gone virtual!  Beginning Dec. 1, letters and pictures can be sent to Santa via He’ll respond with a personalized mailed letter all the way from the North Pole! Please include child’s name and return address in your email. Letters will be responses only, no gifts will be sent.… Read More »

Park Bond Updates: Murphey Candler park trail and boardwalk improvements set for 2021 & more

City Council affirmed two Murphey Candler Park projects at their November 10, 2020 meeting, specifically the south trail and north boardwalk. After reviewing detailed design and discussing project plans with the Park Bond Oversight Committee necessary adjustments were made to the conceptual master plan. More info here.

Site work is beginning on the new Murphey Candler Park playground.… Read More »

Visit with Santa

Come visit Santa at Chamblee First United Methodist Church12.5.20 8am-noon! Santa will greet families outside near the preschool portico, and Kristin Boyer will be onsite to take photos. A digital photo will be provided to you after the event if you provide a signed waiver at the event. You are also welcome to take your own photos.… Read More »

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Ben Ward
(646) 491-1304

Drive-Thru Live Nativity

Experience the story of Christmas from the comfort of your car! Our annual Live Nativity experience this year will still be with actors and animals and all the sights and sounds of the birth of Jesus, but as a drive-thru experience.

Chamblee First United Methodist Church is presenting its annual Live Nativity Drive-Thru December 24, 5:00-6:00pm.… Read More »

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Ben Ward
(646) 491-1304

North Point Christmas Tree Lighting Events

Join us for an evening full of Christmas magic as we transform the lawn at North Point Church into a winter wonderland, complete with a special, animated, 40-foot-tall Christmas tree lighting, free professional portraits, live musical performances, visits by numerous winter and Christmas characters (including Santa), and holiday market to usher in the season!

Gather your family and choose one of six opportunities to celebrate the wonder and magic of Christmas in an experience you won’t forget!… Read More »

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Amanda Roper
(678) 892-5000

The Atlanta Wedding Extravaganza safely brings Vendors together with Brides & Grooms, Providing Engaged Couples with Memorable Celebrations, Jan. 23-29, 2021

2021 is expected to be a big year for weddings and couples can’t wait to begin their plans. After months of postponing and rescheduling, weddings are making a comeback, and the VIRTUAL Atlanta Wedding Extravaganza (formerly Bridal Extravaganza of Atlanta) is stepping up safely, with an online wedding show January 23-29, 2021. All the pros they’ll need will be here at the weeklong event to help couples get creative about dates, guest lists, catering, etc.… Read More »

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Shelly Danz
(770) 744-5750

Travel Tuesday with Danielle ~ Take our one question 2021 Travel Poll!

by Danielle Garrett of PlanIt Itineraries for The Aha! Connection

Many of you had your 2020 vacations stripped from you and replaced with quarantining, social distancing, and small social bubbles!  There are many questions circling around 2021….When will the vaccine be distributed, when can I see family safely, when can I stop wearing a mask, when will international travel open AND will Covid stop the sneak attacks on all my plans? … Read More »

The Rink Returns to Park Tavern Thanksgiving Weekend

Once upon a time, there was a Miracle on 10th Street and with the return of The Rink at Park Tavern Powered by Pepsi Zero, Atlantans and visitors alike can embrace the magic and nostalgia of the holiday season beginning Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2020 through Presidents Day, February 15, 2021. A beloved annual tradition, this year, guests of all ages are invited to enjoy a new theme at The Rink at Park Tavern Powered by Pepsi Zero, A Miracle on 10th Street.… Read More »