Community Calendar - Nov. 1, 2013


Nov. 3

Georgia State Fair

The Georgia State Fair will feature more rides, more attractions and more free shows at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5 to 12, $5 for seniors over 60 and children under 4 are free. All concerts, shows and special events are included in the price of admission. Parking is free. Wristbands can be purchased for $20 per day and is good for unlimited rides on the midway. Military discounts are also offered to active duty personnel. Price is $5 and must accompany a military ID.

For more information, visit www.georgiastatefair.org.

Nov. 1-2

BBQ Competition

Kids Outdoors Initiative BBQ competition in ribs, chicken, BBQ sauce, Brunswick Stew and Anything But.

Applications available at www.claytonparks.com.

Nov. 1

16th annual Veterans Day luncheon

The Clayton County Chamber of Commerce, Military Affairs Council is hosting a Veterans Day luncheon at the Georgia International Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center Concourse, College Park, at 11:30 a.m. Keynote speaker is Maj. Gen. James E. Donald (Ret.). For more information call 678-610-4021.

Nov. 2

Pancake Breakfast

The Kiwanis Club of Forest Park is hosting a pancake breakfast Nov. 2 from 8 to 11 a.m. in the Kiwanis Club building at 752 Main Street in Forest Park. Menu includes pancakes, bacon, sausage, coffee, milk and orange juice. Cost is $5.

Sixth annual Lake Spivey Road Race

Race begins at 2300 Ga. Highway 138, Jonesboro. Entry fee is $25 for 5K and $30 for 15K. Register at www.lakespiveyroadrace.org. Call 770-477-3766 for more information. All proceeds benefit the Kid’s Outdoors Georgia Children’s Initiative and Southern Regional Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Nov. 20

Musical Performance

The Headquarters Library of Clayton County is hosting a musical performance by the Charles High School Orchestra featuring the Titan String Quartet, Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 6

Yule Log Celebration

Reynolds Nature Preserve will host their annual Yule Log Celebration Dec. 6. Music will be provided by Forest Park High School orchestra, refreshments, face painting and ornament making. Storyteller Barry Mann will lead visitors along a candlelit path through the woods for a bonfire and stories of holidays past. The event is free and shuttle service will be provided from Babb Middle School.


The Kiwanis Club of Forest Park meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at 752 Main St., Suite C in Forest Park. Call 770-478-1950 for more information.

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