Spring Recycling Event @ First Presbyterian Church
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Spring Recycling Event @ First Presbyterian Church | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
9:00 am
Keep Douglasville Beautiful in partnership with the City of Douglasville and The Douglas County Lions Club is holding an Electronics and Scrap Metal Recycling Event on Saturday, April 21st from 9:00 am- 2:00 pm at the overflow parking lot at First Presbyterian Church located at 9190 Campbellton Street, Douglasville, GA 30134. A second location is available from 12 noon-2 pm at the Tributary Village Activity Center located at 3240 Bakewell Street, Douglasville, GA 30135. This is drive-thru event. Volunteers will be on hand to help with unloading items. There is a $5 fee for each TV and monitor. All other items are accepted free of charge. If it plugs in, uses batteries or has metal content, we can take it! Gently worn shoes, clothing and household items will also be accepted. The Douglas County Lions Club will also be collecting eye glasses and hearing aids. Email info@keepdouglasvillebeautiful.org or 678-449-3138 for more information.
Spring Recycling Event @ Tributary Village Activity Center
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Spring Recycling Event @ Tributary Village Activity Center | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
9:00 am
Keep Douglasville Beautiful in partnership with the City of Douglasville and The Douglas County Lions Club is holding an Electronics and Scrap Metal Recycling Event on Saturday, April 21st from 9:00 am- 2:00 pm at the overflow parking lot at First Presbyterian Church located at 9190 Campbellton Street, Douglasville, GA 30134. A second location is available from 12 noon-2 pm at the Tributary Village Activity Center located at 3240 Bakewell Street, Douglasville, GA 30135. This is drive-thru event. Volunteers will be on hand to help with unloading items. There is a $5 fee for each TV and monitor. All other items are accepted free of charge. If it plugs in, uses batteries or has metal content, we can take it! Gently worn shoes, clothing and household items will also be accepted. The Douglas County Lions Club will also be collecting eye glasses and hearing aids. Email info@keepdouglasvillebeautiful.org or 678-449-3138 for more information.
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Hunter Park Pop Up Market @ Hunter Park | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
11:00 am
Here is your opportunity to clean out your closets or garage and get rid of your unwanted and slightly used items or those items that you create that you would like more to enjoy. The Hunter Park Pop up Market is the place for you. The Pop-up market will be held at Hunter Park from 11 am-3 pm on April 21, 2018. $25 booth fee. Booth spaces are 10×10. Contact Kendrick Davis at 678-449-3166 or davisk@douglasvillega.gov Guns, weapons, tobacco & alcohol CANNOT be sold. Food and beverage/arts & crafts tent vendors are welcome.
Town Hall Meeting @ Douglasville Police Department (Community Room)
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Town Hall Meeting @ Douglasville Police Department (Community Room) | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
6:30 pm
 
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Community Enrichment Program Prayer Vigil @ Community House of Hope | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
6:30 pm
 
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Ultimate Block Party @ Douglasville | Georgia | United States
5:00 pm
Join us in downtown for the LARGEST block party in Douglasville! This FREE event features a wide array of interactive vendors, unique experiences such as ‘touch-a truck’, hosted by the Douglasville Police Department, face painting, music, entertainment, delicious food trucks, and a large kids zone! Don’t miss out on one of the best events in downtown Douglasville!
May 5 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Douglas County Master Gardeners Annual Plant Sale @ DCMG Greenhouse | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
8:00 am
 
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Douglas County Special Olympics Car Show @ Arbor Place Mall | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
10:00 am
Free Admission for Spectators! Open to all cars, trucks, and bikes! Trophies will be awarded for top three in each class. All judging will be done by Special Olympics athletes. T-Shirts are included as part of the $20.00 vehicle registration. Pre-registered vehicles by March 30th will receive choice of a guaranteed T-shirt size. Registration Fees received after March 30th are $25.00. All proceeds benefit Douglas County Special Olympics, made possible by the Douglas County Special Olympics Therapeutic Board and Douglas County Parks and Recreation.
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hats & High Heels Mother/Daughter Brunch @ Studio T | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
1:00 pm
Talitha Cumi Girls Mentor Program presents our 3rd Annual Hats & High Heels Mother/Daughter Brunch! Join us for an elegant afternoon of inspiration, empowerment, and celebration! If you are a mother and/or daughter, this brunch is for you! *Best Hat Contest, Best Heels Contest, Giveaways and Prizes *Vendors for shopping, *Dynamic quest speakers, *Entertainment and so much more. **’Mother/Daughter Slay the Runway’ Grand Finale GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! Proceeds will go to help Talitha Cumi Girls Mentor Program. Donations are also accepted. Email for vendor opportunities Talitha Cumi Girls Mentoring Program is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization designed to mentor girls ages 7 – 17 and to impact their lives by providing personal, professional, educational, and spiritual resources regardless of their environment, family background, financial status, or ethnicity.
Pitch, Hit & Run @ Hunter Park
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Pitch, Hit & Run @ Hunter Park | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
2:00 pm
Pitch Hit & Run™ is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball®. This grassroots program is designed to provide youngsters with an opportunity to compete, free of charge, in a competition that recognizes individual excellence in core baseball/softball skills. Boys and girls are divided into four age divisions: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14, and have the chance to advance through four levels of competition, including Team Championships at Major League ballparks and the National Finals during the 2018 MLB™ All-Star Week®. The individual Pitching, Hitting and Running Champions, along with the All-Around Champion in each division age group at the Local Competition will be awarded and advance to the Sectional Level of Competition. All participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate and have their parent or guardian fill out a registration/waiver form prior to the start of the competition. Registration link: https://www.pitchhitrun.com/competition_management/participants/register/12673 The event will take place on Field 7
May 12 all-day
BTFP Field Trip Atlanta Botanical Garden @ Arbor Place Mall | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
12:00 am
Join Beyond the Front Porch as our students explore more than 30 acres of breathtaking botanical bliss as they spend the day visiting the Children’s Garden, playing in the Sunflower Fountain, exploring the Venus flytraps in the Soggy Bog and learning about honeybees in the observation hive. They can also walk through the treetops on the Kendeda Canopy Walk and learn about flowers in the Fuqua Orchard Center and new plants in the Sheffield Botanical Library. Students can also discover edibles in the Edible Garden. 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 (470) 729-3988
Taste of Douglasville @ Downtown Douglasville
May 19 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Taste of Douglasville @ Downtown Douglasville  | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
11:00 am
The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County, in partnership with the City of Douglasville, is ready to celebrate Spring with the community’s most popular event of the year, the annual Taste of Douglasville! Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 19th from 11 am -5 pm. RSVP to stay up-to-date with all the news updates! What is TASTE OF DOUGLASVILLE? + A restaurant/ business showcase + Exciting performances on stage + Community booths for products and services + A children’s entertainment area of art, exploration, and merriment. Each year, participants not only enjoy Taste of Douglasville, but they also help the Cultural Arts Council support school programs reaching local students, providing affordable spring and summer arts camps in county and city parks, free “Family ARTSVentures!” curricula-based school performances followed by the same artists performing spring and fall concerts for the whole family, critically acclaimed gallery exhibits at the historic Roberts-Mozley House, and many more special events like the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. Interested in becoming a vendor or sponsor? Email us at info@artsdouglas.org
Jun 2 all-day
11th Annual Penny McHenry Hydrangea Festival @ Douglas County Courthouse | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
12:00 am
Located in Douglasville, GA (Just west of Atlanta) | This nationally-recognized festival has a number of events and exhibits, many of which are free. Mail boxes, lamp posts, doors, etc. are decorated with hydrangea-colored ribbons, flowers and wreaths. Free shuttles are provided for in-town events. Free parking is provided at Douglas County High School, the Courthouse located on Hospital Drive, and the downtown parking garage. Food and drinks are available for purchase in an outdoor café located on the grounds of the Courthouse as well as several restaurants in the downtown area. You will be amazed by the beautiful items for sale in the artisan’s market and be able to purchase our signature hydrangeas, as well as many other plants, in the flower market. Tickets will be available for garden tours and there will be a standard flower show that has been consistently recognized nationally for its excellence. Stay tuned here for all the details.
Bumps, Birth & Babies Workshop @ Vital Life Chiropractic
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bumps, Birth & Babies Workshop @ Vital Life Chiropractic | Lithia Springs | Georgia | United States
11:00 am
Join us for a pregnancy, birth & postpartum workshop for moms and dads! Meet birth professionals like doulas, midwives, lactation specialists, childbirth educators, pediatric chiropractors, medical doctors, acupuncturists, massage therapists and more! This workshop is a crash course for everything before, during and after pregnancy. Connect with these birth professionals in person so you can make the most informed decisions surrounding your baby’s journey into the world. We will be raffling off over $500 in prizes, giving pre/perinatal massage and healthy treats will be provided! The workshop is $5 dollars before June 2nd and $10 at the door. All proceeds will benefit the Atlanta Birth Center.
Jun 3 all-day
11th Annual Penny McHenry Hydrangea Festival @ Douglas County Courthouse | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
12:00 am
Located in Douglasville, GA (Just west of Atlanta) | This nationally-recognized festival has a number of events and exhibits, many of which are free. Mail boxes, lamp posts, doors, etc. are decorated with hydrangea-colored ribbons, flowers and wreaths. Free shuttles are provided for in-town events. Free parking is provided at Douglas County High School, the Courthouse located on Hospital Drive, and the downtown parking garage. Food and drinks are available for purchase in an outdoor café located on the grounds of the Courthouse as well as several restaurants in the downtown area. You will be amazed by the beautiful items for sale in the artisan’s market and be able to purchase our signature hydrangeas, as well as many other plants, in the flower market. Tickets will be available for garden tours and there will be a standard flower show that has been consistently recognized nationally for its excellence. Stay tuned here for all the details.
Jun 4 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Food Truck Mondays @ Douglasville | Georgia | United States
11:00 am
Join us in downtown Douglasville for Food Truck Mondays! This year the Main Street Douglasville program will host 3 lunch time food truck events and one evening food truck event with over 10 gourmet trucks to chose from each Monday in June! So ditch the kitchen and join us in downtown Douglasville for a unique food truck experience every Monday in June! Food Trucks wishing to participate in this event should contact the Main Street Office directly at mckowna@douglasvillega.gov or (678) 522-1542.
Jun 9 all-day
BTFP Field Trip Helen Tubing & Waterpark @ Arbor Place Mall | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
12:00 am
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. Register today online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (470) 729-3988.
Jun 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Food Truck Mondays @ Douglasville | Georgia | United States
11:00 am
Join us in downtown Douglasville for Food Truck Mondays! This year the Main Street Douglasville program will host 3 lunch time food truck events and one evening food truck event with over 10 gourmet trucks to chose from each Monday in June! So ditch the kitchen and join us in downtown Douglasville for a unique food truck experience every Monday in June! Food Trucks wishing to participate in this event should contact the Main Street Office directly at mckowna@douglasvillega.gov or (678) 522-1542.
Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2018 Juneteenth Celebration @ Hunter Park | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
12:00 pm
Douglasville’s 2018 Juneteenth Celebration will be Saturday, June 16 with a family-fun festival that is free and open to the public at Hunter Park from Noon until 9pm. The festival will include bounce houses and train rides for $5, live entertainment, bingo, and vendors from all over the Metro (health and wellness, food & beverage, and Arts & Crafts), and finish off the evening with a free concert. For vendor inquiries contact Kendrick Davis at 678-449-3166 or davisk@douglasvillega.gov. For more info visit: https://www.douglasvillega.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1186
Jun 18 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Food Truck Mondays @ Douglasville | Georgia | United States
11:00 am
Join us in downtown Douglasville for Food Truck Mondays! This year the Main Street Douglasville program will host 3 lunch time food truck events and one evening food truck event with over 10 gourmet trucks to chose from each Monday in June! So ditch the kitchen and join us in downtown Douglasville for a unique food truck experience every Monday in June! Food Trucks wishing to participate in this event should contact the Main Street Office directly at mckowna@douglasvillega.gov or (678) 522-1542.
CALC PURE SALT AND LIGHT CONFERENCE 2018 @ Christ Apostolic Life Church
Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm
CALC PURE SALT AND LIGHT CONFERENCE 2018 @ Christ Apostolic Life Church | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
7:00 pm
Conference Dates: Friday, June 22 @ 7PM Saturday, June 23 @ 9AM (Ages 12-24 only) Sunday, June 24 @ 10:30AM
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Georgia Games Fishing Derby @ Hunter Park | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
9:00 am
The Georgia Games Fishing Derby at Hunter Park is June 23rd from 9 am to Noon. Medals will be awarded to the top three participants by weight in each division. A maximum of 5 fish weigh-in per participant. The age divisions are 0-4, 5-8, 9-12, 13-17, & 18 and up. The fishing derby includes a free lunch of hot dogs, chips, and beverages in partnership with Widow’s Son Lodge #4.  Registered participants will also receive an event t-shirt while supplies last. Door prizes will be given out throughout the event.
Jun 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Food Truck Mondays @ Douglasville | Georgia | United States
6:00 pm
Join us in downtown Douglasville for Food Truck Mondays! This year the Main Street Douglasville program will host 3 lunch time food truck events and one evening food truck event with over 10 gourmet trucks to chose from each Monday in June! So ditch the kitchen and join us in downtown Douglasville for a unique food truck experience every Monday in June! Food Trucks wishing to participate in this event should contact the Main Street Office directly at mckowna@douglasvillega.gov or (678) 522-1542.
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
4th of July Independence Day Parade “AMERICA’S INDEPENDENCE” @ Downtown Douglasville | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
10:00 am
Join us on 4th of July to celebrate “AMERICA’S INDEPENDENCE” Parade line-up begins at 9:30 a.m. Parade begins at 10:00 a. m. Parade fee $45.00 per space. Visit https://www.douglasvillega.gov/ to download your parade application or visit City of Douglasville City Hall or the Douglasville Conference Center for applications. Visit us today and register your entry, call 678-715-6094 for more information.
Jul 14 all-day
BTFP Field Trip Consolidated Gold Mine @ Arbor Place Mall | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
12:00 am
Join Beyond the Front Porch as head 200 feet underground and over 100 years back in time to experience life as a turn of the century gold miner. Not only will we enjoy the history and guided tour, but we will also learn how to pan for gold and mine for gems. Register today online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (470) 729-3988.
Aug 11 all-day
BTFP Field Trip US Space & Rocket Center @ Arbor Place Mall | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
12:00 am
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, and Rocket Park, have access to Public Simulators. Register today online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (470) 729-3988.
Sep 8 all-day
BTFP Field Trip Zoo Atlanta @ Arbor Place Mall | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
12:00 am
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. Register today online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (470) 729-3988.
Oct 13 all-day
BTFP Field Trip Atlanta History Center @ Arbor Place Mall | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
12:00 am
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we give students a tour of the gardens and two historic houses, Swan House and 1860’s Smith Family Farm that sits on 33 acres in the heart of Buckhead that was founded in 1926. They also will allow us to explore Georgia’s past through award-winning exhibitions including the Centennial Olympic Games Museum and the Kenan Research Center. Register today online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (470) 729-3988.
BTFP Field Trip National Infantry Museum and Soldier's Center @ Arbor Place Mall | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
12:00 am
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we experience an immersive experience featuring over 230 years of Military History located in Columbus, GA just outside of Fort Benning. This 190,000 sq foot museum houses more than 70,000 military artifacts. We will also enjoy an IMAX movie. Register today online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (470) 729-3988.
BTFP End of the Year Celebration @ Ike Owings Community Center
Dec 8 all-day
BTFP End of the Year Celebration @ Ike Owings Community Center | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
12:00 am
This is the time of year for us to reflect on the field trip experiences that we have shared with many families during the year. We will also recognize the support of our Transportation Sponsors, Lunch Sponsors, Seat Sponsors, Volunteers and Board of Directors. All attendees will enjoy a catered dinner, music, photo booth and entertainment provided by a Caricature and balloon artist. Then we will reveal the field trip calendar for the following year! Register today online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (470) 729-3988.