BTFP End of the Year Celebration @ Ike Owings Community Center
December 10, 2016 all-day
BTFP End of the Year Celebration @ Ike Owings Community Center | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we celebrate the students, parents, sponsors, volunteers and Board of Directors during the 2016 Field Trip season. We will enjoy each other as we have a catered meal and entertainment from a DJ, balloon & caricature artist. Over this year we have had many experiences to reflect upon and we invite those who are familiar with the impact of educational field trips to fellowship with us and we invite those who want to know what we are about to join us also. There will also be a time to reveal the calendar for the following year. RSVP at www.beyondthefrontporch.org
Whoville Holiday @ Dance Academy West
December 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Whoville Holiday @ Dance Academy West | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
Need to get some Christmas shopping done?Need to get some holiday shopping done? Let us entertain your child- we would love them to join us for a Whoville Holiday! Cost is $40 and includes: Lunch, hot chocolate bar, Whoville hair, crazy Who crafts,a dance class, a visit with the Grinch, and MORE! This is for ages 3-12. YOU MUST PREREGISTER FOR THIS EVENT by Monday, December 5. You can do so at www.danceacademywest.com
December 17, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Vineyard Streetball Classic Atlanta Youth 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament @ Douglas County High School | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
The Vineyard Streetball Classic is a 501c3 Non Profit basketball organization. We host 3 on 3 double elimination basketball tournaments. We cater to youth ages 9-18. Each team of 3-5 players’ battle through a series of double elimination rounds with the top teams in each division receiving trophies at the end of the day. The divisions are broken down by age (9-11, 12-14, & 15-18) the tournament is coed and highly encourage girl participation. Each participant will receive a t-shirt, meal & drink. The tournament costs $100 per team or $20 per youth.
Caribbean Bash @ 20 Bar West and Grill
December 17, 2016 @ 9:00 pm – December 18, 2016 @ 2:00 am
20 Bar West and Grill Presents: Caribbean Bash Seats fill fast! Come early and enjoy island food and drinks! Dj Feelx on the 1s and 2s! Live moko jumbie! Saturday, December 17th 9pm to 2am
December 19, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
Golden Bells of Atlanta Christmas Concert @ First Presbyterian Church | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
Nothing says the holidays like Christmas music presented by the Golden Bells of Atlanta — Atlanta’s premier community handbell choir. Established in 1995, our unique and entertaining group includes ringers from all parts of Atlanta and bring over 375 years of combined ringing experience to the tables. Now in our 22nd year, our 2016 Christmas concert will include some favorites, both new and old, in a variety of musical styles including classical, traditional, sacred, and secular, as well as smaller ensemble pieces, solo pieces and even some fun instrumental accompaniment! Come join us as we ring in the season through the beautiful musical sound of handbells! Admission is free – Love offering appreciated. For more information about Golden Bells, visit www.goldenbells.com or contact goldenbellsofatlanta@gmail.com
January 13, 2017 all-day
BTFP Field Trip to The Center for Puppetry Arts @ Arbor Place Mall | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we visit the nation’s largest organization dedicated to the art form of puppetry. The Center focuses on the areas of performance (we will see a play), education (we will attend a build-your-own puppet workshop) and we will tour the museum. This is one of the few puppet museums in the world. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others. Register at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (404) 408-6448.
February 10, 2017 all-day
BTFP Field Trip to The National Center for Human and Civil Rights @ Arbor Place Mall | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we tour the National Center for Civil & Human Rights in Atlanta, GA. This museum is dedicated to the achievements of both the civil rights movement in the United States and the broader worldwide human rights movement. This first of three phase 35,000 sq ft facility opened to the public on June 23, 2014. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others. Register today at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (404) 408-6448
Behind the Veil Bridal Showcase @ Douglasville Conference Center
February 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Behind the Veil Bridal Showcase @ Douglasville Conference Center | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
This year’s event will be held at the Douglasville Conference Center nestled in the heart of downtown Douglasville. Among its exquisite architecture and beautiful landscape, the Douglasville Conference Center includes a 7,672-square-foot ballroom that can be divided into five separate rooms, and offers exceptional bride and groom dressing rooms, and a breathtaking rear terrace that overlooks Douglasville’s charming historic district. We would love for you to take this opportunity to explore not only the Douglasville Conference Center, but have face-to-face interaction with a variety of national and local businesses to assist with your wedding needs. We will have a variety of experts on-hand to answer all your wedding questions and provide you with the information you need to plan your perfect day! Admission is free and you can register at the event or online.
March 10, 2017 all-day
BTFP Field Trip to SAM Shortline Excursion Railway @ Arbor Place Mall | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we ride in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you will travel across Lake Blackshear to Plains and back. Explore President Jimmy Carter’s boyhood farm (Jimmy Carter National Historic Site), go shopping and sample peanut butter treats. At 9:30 am we will board the train at Georgia Veterans State Park, stop in Americus, Plains, Archery and return to Georgia Veterans State Park at 4:40 pm. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others. Register online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford at (404) 408-6448
April 8, 2017 all-day
BTFP Field Trip to The Tennessee Aquarium @ Arbor Place Mall | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we visit one of the top-rated aquariums in America that offers a journey through two buildings loaded with things to do and engaging experiences on Chattanooga’s beautiful downtown riverfront. River Journey fascinates visitors with river otters, turtles, alligators, giant catfish and thousands of freshwater wonders. Ocean Journey delights guests with penguins, sharks, butterflies and often scuba divers who interact with guests. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others. Register at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (404) 408-6448.
May 13, 2017 all-day
BTFP Field Trip Fernbank Museum of Natural History @ Arbor Place Mall | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we experience a world of adventure from the world’s largest dinosaurs to Atlanta’s largest IMAX movie screen. We will participate in hands-on exhibits, see archaeological artifacts and have other fun experiences to make science come alive for all ages. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others. Register at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (404) 408-6448.
June 10, 2017 all-day
BTFP Field Trip Helen Tubing & Waterpark @ Arbor Place Mall | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
Join Beyond the Front Porch for a day in the sun tubing on a 2 hour trip on the Chattahoochee River through the scenic Alpine Village of Helen, GA. Helen Ga Tubing provides your tube, US Coast Guard approved life preserver, and shuttle service. All you have to bring is your sunscreen, swimsuit, and appetite for fun. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others. Register online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (404) 408-6448
July 8, 2017 all-day
BTFP Field Trip Desoto Caverns @ Arbor Place Mall | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we tour a series of underground geologic caves with a sound, light and water show located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Childersburg, AL. For an additional cost students can participate in amusement park attractions including the Lost Trail Maze, gemstone panning, wall climbing and more. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others. Register at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (404) 408-6448.
August 12, 2017 all-day
BTFP Field Trip US Space & Rocket Center @ Arbor Place Mall | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we embark on a daylong adventure designed to introduce visitors to the dramatic history of space exploration, from early spaceflight to the shuttle program and beyond! We will visit the Museum, Shuttle Park, Rocket Park, have access to Public Simulators. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others. Register at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (404) 408-6448
September 9, 2017 all-day
BTFP Field Trip Zoo Atlanta @ Arbor Place Mall | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we tour Zoo Atlanta that houses over 1,500 animals representing more than 220 species. The zoo is home to the nation’s largest zoological collections of gorillas and orangutans and is one of only four zoos in the U.S. currently housing giant pandas. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others. Register online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (404) 408-6448
October 14, 2017 all-day
BTFP Field Trip Museum of Aviation @ Arbor Place Mall  | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we visit the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins GA.This will be a tour of one or more buildings at the Museum. We will also go inside the C-130 Hercules airplane for an inside-an-aircraft experience. While inside of the C-130 Hercules we will watch a film of the Paratroopers at Fort Benning, Georgia. This activity, transportation and lunch is $25. Register today online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (404) 408-6448
November 10, 2017 all-day
BTFP Field Trip National Infantry Museum and Soldier's Center @ Arbor Place Mall | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we visit the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins GA.This will be a tour of one or more buildings at the Museum. We will also go inside the C-130 Hercules airplane for an inside-an-aircraft experience. While inside of the C-130 Hercules we will watch a film of the Paratroopers at Fort Benning, Georgia. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free / reduced lunch and $25 for all others. Register today online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (404) 408-6448