Community Calendar - March 14, 2014

March 14, 15

Artists Studio

Arts Clayton Gallery is hosting an Artists Studio March 14 from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $5. Bring a lunch. For more information visit www.artsclayton.org or call 770-473-5410.

Lunch and Learn

Learn a little bit of history at the Georgia Archives March 14 from 12 p.m. until 1 p.m. Admission is free and bring your lunch. Author Paul Pressly will discuss “On the Rim of the Caribbean: Colonial Georgia and the British Atlantic World. For more information, visit www.georgiaarchives.org.

March 15

Reptile Day

Visit Panola Mountain State Park for Reptile Day March 15 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Cost is $3 plus $5 to park. Call 770-389-7801 for more information.

Gun Show

The Atlanta State Farmers Market in Forest Park is hosting the Liberty Gun Show March 15 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and March 16 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Admission is $8 Visit www.atlantaproducedealers.org for more information.

Creation Station at Arts Clayton

Arts Clayton Gallery is hosting Creation Station for children preschool to middle school March 15 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. The lesson will be about Impressionistic painting. Cost is $5 and reservations are required. Call 770-473-5286.

March 20-22

Sweet Repeats Consignment Sale

Sweet Repeats is hosting a consignment sale at Atlanta Motor Speedway March 20-22. The sale helps shoppers buy new items and reasonable prices. For more information, visit sweet repeats.org.

March 22

Spring Sprint

The Lake Spivey Rotary Club and city of Jonesboro are hosting a 5K and 10k run and walk March 22. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with the race starting at 8:30 p.m. at Lee Street Park in Jonesboro. Cost is $20 and includes a t-shirt and one free raffle ticket for prices. There will be refreshments and vendor booths. Southern Regional will also be offering free health screenings. Visit www.runnersfit.com/calenderresults.html to preregister. Applications are also available at Jonesboro City Hall.

Play auditions

Kenn Cobb is holding auditions for the upcoming play The Mentor - 2014 at the Headquarters Library Media Room March 22 from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., 865 Battlecreek Road, Jonesboro. Auditions will also be held March 29 and April 5 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Clayton State University’s Lakers Hall. For more information, contact Cobb at kcbproductions1@gmail.com.

Bacon Chase 5K

The Bacon Chase 5K and half 5K is coming to the Atlanta Motor Speedway March 22 and there will be unlimited bacon for all participants. For more information, visit www.baconchase.com

Sixth Annual Yellow Pollen Street Festival

Yellow Pollen Street Festival

Join more than 80 vendors and over 2,500 visitors at Hampton’s premiere Yellow Pollen Street Festival March 22 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Celebrate that pesky pollen in style with food, fun and educational experiences in Hampton’s downtown. The festival is sponsored by the Downtown Development Authority and Main Street Program. Beekeeper extraordinaire Tom Bonnell, along with LifeSouth Blood Mobile, PACE Car from Atlanta Motor Speedway and more will return this year. There will also be live music by DJ Jimmy Smith. For more information, call 770-946-4306.

Willett Honda Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament

Get Set Grow is hosting its first poker tournament March 22 from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. in Stockbridge benefiting Willett Honda. Check-in begins at 6:30 and the tournament will begin at 7 p.m. and will include a cash bar, comedy hour, DJ and food. To register, visit www.getsetgrow.com.

April 5

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.

April 18-19

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.

April 19

Egg Hunt

Clayton County Parks and Recreation is hosting an Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt at International Park from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.


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 hmiddleton@news-daily.com