Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
FREE Morning Yoga and Meditation Flow (All ages welcome) @ Arbor Place Mall
9:00 am
Group Yoga with moments of stillness, allowing the perfect length of Meditation to go deeply and comfortably into yourself. For beginners and experienced alike. All ages welcome. Please bring yoga mat, water bottle and towel. Located inside the mall in front of Belk on the carpet. Enter through one of the main entrances and walk to Belk. If you would like to donate for teaching and teaching resources to keep events free, please donate here https://keepdouglasvilleflexible.givingfuel.com/keep-douglasville-flexible (cash donations are not accepted on mall property. **This Donation can not be claimed as a charitable donation**)
Family ARTSventures @ Douglas County Public Library
Mar 30 all-day
Family ARTSventures @ Douglas County Public Library
12:00 am
The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County is proud to present “Artbotics” performed by Jeff Mather on Saturday, March 30th at the Douglas County Library, 10:30 am. How are robotics being used for art making in innovative schools? STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, Math) artist, Jeff Mather, shares the behind-the-scenes stories – with images – from a bunch of recent art projects that have included robotics. This is a FREE, family-friendly event! Sponsored by Georgia Council for the Arts, Greystone Power Foundation, and the Douglas County Economic Development Authority
The Ultimate Shoebox Project Party @ Kingdom Builders Ministry
Apr 6 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Ultimate Shoebox Project Party @ Kingdom Builders Ministry
12:00 pm
Homeless women and children are often left without even the most basic necessities we take for granted. The Shoebox Project is an annual campaign that collects and distributes shoeboxes filled with basic necessities to homeless women and children in Greater Atlanta. At the Shoebox Party we will be decorating the shoeboxes, writting inspirational messages to put in the boxes and filling the boxes with the donated items. Items to donate: shoeboxes, shampoo, deodorant, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, lotion, hair comb/brush, sun protector, lip balm, adhesive bandages, hand towels, antibiotic ointment, socks, tampons, panty liners, travel size water bottles, rain ponchos, resealable zipper storage bags, prepaid phone cards Cannot accept: medicine, food, sewing kits, used or opened items If you can’t make the Shoebox Project Party, you can still donate by dropping off items needed to fill the shoeboxes or you can donate funds to: www.paypal.me/talithacumi all funds will be used to get the supplies needed. **In the past, I’ve been successful finding items at the dollar store.**
Apr 8 – Apr 12 all-day
Kids Day Off Spring Break Camp @ Jessie Davis Park
12:00 am
Looking for an affordable, fun, safe place for your kids during spring break? Look no further. The City of Douglasville Parks and Recreation is now offering “Kids Day Off” camps! Don’t miss out. Slots are filling up fast. Camp will be located at Jessie Davis Park. 7775 Malone St, Douglasville, Ga 30134. To register visit www.douglasvillega.gov/registration
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – Apr 12 @ 4:00 pm
Spring Break Arts Camp 2019 @ Deer Lick Park
9:00 am
The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County in partnership with the Douglas County Department of Parks and Recreation offers a full week of art exploration during spring break. When school is out for a week, why not have your child experience something fun, exciting and educational. The Spring Break Arts Camp takes place April 8th – 12th, 2019 from 9:00 -4:00pm daily at Deer Lick Park. At the 2019 Spring Break Arts Camp children (7-11) years old will explore performing and visual arts with (4) experienced teaching artists to a set theme. On the final evening – April 12th, the campers will share with family and friends an original performance and an exhibit of their artwork at the “Celebration of Success”. Register your child today for this amazing camp at www.artsdouglas.org or in person at the CAC. For additional information contact the Cultural Arts Council at 770.949.2787 or by email at joi.jamison@artsdouglas.org. Fee’s for the week are $125.00 and $115.00 for CAC members. Sibling discounts are available. Early drop off and late pick-up is also available.
BTFP Tennessee Aquarium Field Trip @ Beyond the Front Porch
Apr 13 all-day
BTFP Tennessee Aquarium Field Trip @ Beyond the Front Porch
12:00 am
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.
Up By The Bootstraps SAT Class @ Douglas County Chamber of Commerce
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Up By The Bootstraps SAT Class @ Douglas County Chamber of Commerce
9:00 am
Up By The Bootstraps, Inc. is hosting an SAT Prep Session for the May 4, 2019 Test. Classes will be held over 3 Saturdays: April 13, 2019, April 20, 2019 & April 27, 2019 Course is 9 hours, so participants must attend all 3 days. $25 Registration Fee required to reserve your spot Registration closes on April 5th. For more information send an email to Margaret McCarley at ubtbootstraps@gmail.com or call 404-402-8149.
Apr 17 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Rotary Club of Douglas County Charity Golf Tournament @ West Pines Golf Course
9:00 am
We invite you to join us at the 36th Annual Rotary Club of Douglas County Charity Golf Tournament on Wednesday, April 17, 2019! Our Annual Golf Tournament is our primary means to fund our many community projects and charities.
Up By The Bootstraps SAT Class @ Douglas County Chamber of Commerce
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Up By The Bootstraps SAT Class @ Douglas County Chamber of Commerce
9:00 am
Up By The Bootstraps, Inc. is hosting an SAT Prep Session for the May 4, 2019 Test. Course is 9 hours, so participants must attend all 3 days. $25 Registration Fee required to reserve your spot Registration closes on April 5th. For more information send an email to Margaret McCarley at ubtbootstraps@gmail.com or call 404-402-8149.
Up By The Bootstraps SAT Class @ Douglas County Chamber of Commerce
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Up By The Bootstraps SAT Class @ Douglas County Chamber of Commerce
9:00 am
Up By The Bootstraps, Inc. is hosting an SAT Prep Session for the May 4, 2019 Test. Course is 9 hours, so participants must attend all 3 days. $25 Registration Fee required to reserve your spot. Registration closes on April 5th. For more information send an email to Margaret McCarley at ubtbootstraps@gmail.com or call 404-402-8149.
Sons of the American Legion Car Show @ The American Legion Post 145
May 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sons of the American Legion Car Show @ The American Legion Post 145
1:00 pm
Join the American Legion for its 5th annual car and bike show, all classes welcomed. Don’t forget to bring the kids to as there will be activities for them too. Cost to add your vehicle in the show is $15 if you preregister or $20 the day of the show. Cost to attend is free. If you would like to participate in the show email us at salpost145@gmail.com or stop by the post. 6449 Bankhead Highway, Douglasville GA 30134
May 11 all-day
BTFP Booth Western Museum Field Trip @ Beyond the Front Porch
12:00 am
Join Beyond the Front Porch as our students explore a 120,000 square foot museum located in Cartersville, Georgia, where guests are invited to See America’s Story through contemporary Western artwork, a Presidential Gallery, Civil War art gallery, and Sagebrush Ranch, an interactive children’s gallery. This Smithsonian Affiliate Institution has been open since August 2003, Booth Museum is the only museum of its kind in the Southeast and is the second largest art museum in the state of Georgia. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others.
Taste of Douglasville 2019 @ Downtown Douglasville
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Taste of Douglasville 2019 @ Downtown Douglasville
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 18th 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 8 all-day
BTFP Helen Tubing and Water Park Field Trip @ Beyond the Front Porch
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. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others.
BTFP DeSoto Caverns Field Trip @ Beyond the Front Porch
Jul 13 all-day
BTFP DeSoto Caverns Field Trip @ Beyond the Front Porch
12:00 am
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.
Aug 10 all-day
BTFP US Space & Rocket Center Field Trip @ Beyond the Front Porch
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. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others.
BTFP Zoo Atlanta Field Trip @ Beyond the Front Porch
Sep 14 all-day
BTFP Zoo Atlanta Field Trip @ Beyond the Front Porch
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. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others.
Oct 12 all-day
BTFP Jimmy Carter Presidential Library @ Beyond the Front Porch
12:00 am
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we visit The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum in Atlanta, Georgia that houses U.S. President Jimmy Carter‘s papers and other material relating to the Carter administration and the Carter family’s life. The library also hosts special exhibits, such as Carter’s Nobel Peace Prize and a full-scale replica of the Oval Office, including a copy of the Resolute Desk. The building housing the library and museum makes up 69,750 square feet, with 15,269 square feet of space for exhibits and 19,818 square feet of archive and storage space. The library stacks house 27 million pages of documents; 500,000 photos, and 40,000 objects, along with films, videos, and audiotapes. These collections cover all areas of the Carter administration, from foreign and domestic policy to the personal lives of President and Mrs. Carter. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others.
Nov 9 all-day
BTFP National Infantry Museum & Soldier's Center @ Beyond the Front Porch
12:00 am
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we honor our Veterans by learning more about the sacrifices of our Nations Infantry. We will have 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 have a professional guide lead us through this massive campus, while sharing with us interesting facts of the day in the life of a soldier and also enjoy an informative IMAX movie. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others.