Clayton County Library System is hosting a Ready? Set? Future! workshop April 5 from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Headquarters Library, 865 Battle Creek Road in Jonesboro. The event is free and open to the public with a complimentary continental breakfast. RSVP to Vickie Butler at 678-369-3884.
Wild Azalea Festival
Reynolds Nature Preserve is hosting its annual Wild Azalea Festival April 5 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The event is free. There will be guided hikes, live animal shows, nature center exhibits, workshops, informational booths and native azalea showcases. The preserve is located at 5665 Reynolds Road, Morrow. Visit claytonparks.com for call 770-603-4188 for more information.
Atlanta Motor Speedway is hosting The Color Run April 5 starting at 9 a.m.. There will be a pre-race party with music, dancing, warmup stretching and giveaways. Visit thecolorrun.com/atlanta to purchase tickets.
Atlanta Motor Speedway is hosting the Magnetic Musical Festival March April 12. Visit magneticmusicfestival.com for tickets.
Track and Field Meet
The GRPA 4th District Track and Field Meet will be held April 18 starting at 6 p.m. and April 19 starting at 10 a.m. at Twelve Oaks Stadium. Cost is $3.
Lunch and Learn
The Clayton County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Lunch and Learn April 18 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Georgia Archives. The topic is Why Blogging Should Be Part of Your Marketing Plan. Lunch will be provided. Call 678-466-5100 for tickets.
Clayton County Parks and Recreation is hosting an Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt at International Park from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.
Clayton County Public School is hosting a golf tournament April 25 starting at 11 a.m. at 1058 Fifth Ave. in Jonesboro. Call 770-473-2700 for more information.
Jonesboro First United
Methodist Church is hosting a Spring Festival on April 26th from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. All proceeds from the festival go to send youth to summer camp and provide funds for preschool summer programs. For more information, call Christina Patterson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clayton County is hosting the annual Community Prayer Breakfast Program in observance of the National Day of Prayer May 1 at 6:30 a.m. The program will take place at the National Archives-Atlanta Southeast Region at 5780 Jonesboro Road in Morrow. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door. For more information, call Mike Glanton at 678-479-7730.
Humane Society Yard Sale
The Clayton County Humane Society is hosting their Spring Treasure for PAWS sale May 3 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Jonesboro High School. The humane society is looking for donations for the sale. To set up a donation drop off, contact Gwen Lyle at email@example.com or Yvette Elliott at 770-363-4132.
Movie Under the Stars
Rex Park is hosting a movie under the stars May 3 at 9 p.m. Bring blankets, lawn chairs and snacks. Event is free. “Despicable Me 2” will be showing.
A free Youth Fishing Derby will be from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. at The Beach’s upper lake. All ages are invited. Bring bait and equipment. Prizes will be awarded for heavies catfish and heaviest bass. For more information, call 770-603-4165.
Virginia Burton Gray rec center is hosting a free event for children to create a special gift for Mother’s Day from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m.
Beach Opening Day
The Clayton County International Park will open with live entertainment and fireworks celebration beginning around 9 p.m. Cost is $10.
Two by Two Thrift Shop
The Clayton County Humane Society’s Two by Two Thrift Shop is open Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at 150 N. McDonough Street in Jonesboro. Donations are accepted. All money raised goes to benefit the humane society.
The Kiwanis Club of Forest Park meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at 752 Main Street, Suite C in Forest Park. Call 770-478-1950 for more information.
Clayton County Library System
Visit www.claytonpl.org for a host of activities at all Clayton County libraries. Activities include things like story time, craft projects, musical performances and much more.
To submit a calendar event, send to Heather Middleton at firstname.lastname@example.org