Feb 16 @ 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**)
Arbor Day Celebration @ Hunter Park Ike Ownings Community Center
Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Arbor Day Celebration @ Hunter Park Ike Ownings Community Center
12:00 pm
Learn about Composting, Grafting and Bonsai! Register online at www.DouglasvilleGA.gov/Registration Click on the “Special Events” tab 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM Grafting Basics- $30.00, pre-registration required Learn how to graft apple trees. Fee includes supplies and trees. 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Compost 101- FREE, pre-registration required. Learn how to make compost from yard trimmings and food scraps. 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Bonsai Demonstration – $5.00, pay at door, pre-registration required This class is an introduction to the art of bonsai. 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM West Georgia Green Association – “Hazard tree risk assessment and mitigation” presentation.
Family ARTSventures @ Dog River Library
Feb 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family ARTSventures @ Dog River Library
10:30 am
The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County is proud to present “Growing Up” performed by John Doyle on Saturday, February 23rd at the Dog River Library, 10:30 am. This performance explores the journey of characters as they navigate through their community, peer pressure, gangs, school, and his relationships. Ultimately revealing their inner journey of growing up as a teenager in Georgia. This is a FREE, family-friendly event! Sponsored by Georgia Council for the Arts, Greystone Power Foundation, and the Douglas County Economic Development Authority.
Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Mind Your Manners: Etiquette Workshop for Girls @ Kingdom Builders
12:00 pm
The Talitha Cumi Girls Mentor Program presents: ‘Mind Your Manners’. A 2-hour introductory workshop for girls age 7 to 17 will learn and discuss the importance of good hygiene, table manners, and basic etiquette. Do you want your girls to learn nice ways of treating other people? Do you want your girls to have the manners of a lady? Do you want her to behave at the dinner table? There will be practice, role play, activities, and games… It will be educational and full of FUN! We will cover the following topics: Body Basics – from personal hygiene to grooming First Good Impression – image and body language Social Skills – essentials, do’s and don’ts
Mar 9 all-day
BTFP Blue Ridge Scenic Railway Field Trip @ Beyond the Front Porch
12:00 am
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we take a step back in time as we enjoy a four hour railway excursion along the beautiful Toccoa River from Blue Ridge to McCaysville. The rail adventure is a two hour 26 mile round trip, with a two hour layover to have lunch and explore the state line attractions of Georgia and Tennessee.. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others.
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
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.
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.
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.