Community Calendar - March 28, 2014

March 29

Play auditions

Kenn Cobb is holding auditions for the upcoming play The Mentor - 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.

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.

Color Run

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.

April 12

Music Festival

Atlanta Motor Speedway is hosting the Magnetic Musical Festival March April 12. Visit magneticmusicfestival.com for tickets.

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.

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.

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.

April 25

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.

April 26

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 cmphantom@comcast.net.

May 3

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.

May 10

Fishing Derby

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.

Mother’s Day

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.

May 24

Beach Opening Day

The Clayton County International Park will open with live entertainment and fireworks celebration beginning around 9 p.m. Cost is $10.


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