July 13 Yard sale
Clayton County Humane Society’s Two By Two Thrift Shop is hosting a yard sale on July 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All sales benefit the animals at the no-kill shelter. The shop is located at 150 N. McDonough St. in Jonesboro. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 20 Movie Under the Stars
Clayton County Parks and Recreation is hosting a summer-long Movie Under the Stars event at various county parks. All movies will begin at 7:30 p.m. The following is the schedule:
July 20 — “Aquaman,” Rum Creek Park;
Aug. 3 — “How to Train Your Dragon 3,” Morrow Lake City Park;
Aug. 17 — “Dumplin,” Lee Street Park; and
Sept. 7 — “Captain Marvel,” Gerald Matthews.
Clayton County Public Schools is hosting its 3rd Annual Back to School Bash July 27 from 9 a.m. to noon at Charles Drew High School, 6237 Garden Walk Blvd. in Riverdale. To register to attend, visit https://tinyurl.com/CCPSBack2SchoolBash.
Through October Food Truck Tuesday
The city of Forest Park is hosting Food Truck Tuesdays through October from 5 to 8 p.m. at Hines Ward Pass in Starr Park, 5031 Park Ave. An array of food will be available including vegan, seafood, barbecue, Italian ice, wraps, gelatos and desserts.
Ongoing After-School Club
The Lovejoy Library, 1721 McDonough Road in Hampton, offers an enrichment time from 3 to 4 p.m. for teens to have some fun with peers. Teens are welcome to bring and share their own board games.
Faith Open Door Community Center, 259 Arrowhead Blvd. in Jonesboro, is offering free after-school meals to youth ages 18 and under. For more information, call the center at 678-545-6053.
The Forest Park Al-Anon Group hosts a meeting at 7 p.m. every Tuesday at Jones Memorial UMC, 5320 Phillip Drive in Morrow. For more information, call 770-968-8293.
Al-Anon Family Groups
Al-Anon Family Groups is a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems. Forest Park Al-Anon Family Group meets at 7 p.m. every Tuesday at Jones Memorial UMC, 5320 Phillips Drive in Morrow, at the back door of the education building. For more information, call 770-968-8293.
Kids ages 5 to 11 can play Wii from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. the first Friday of each month at the Clayton County Headquarters Library Branch, 865 Battle Creek Road in Jonesboro.
Color Me Creative
Teens can get creative with colors and relieve stress from 4 to 5:30 p.m. each Thursday at the Lovejoy Library, 1721 McDonough Road in Hampton. Coloring pages, sheets, pencils and crayons are provided. Program is geared toward middle- and high-school students.
Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services holds CPR classes for the community on a monthly basis. Students learn how to provide CPR to adults and how to use an automated external defibrillator. CPR classes are lecture-based with hands-on skills practice. They last approximately four hours. Registration for classes can be made by calling CCFES at 770-473-7833 or by visiting www.ccfes.org and clicking on CPR Classes located under Quick Links.
Joseph Store House Food Pantry, 9940 Dixon Industrial Blvd. in Jonesboro, is collecting food from 1 to 3 p.m. the fourth Saturday of every month and from 6:30 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday. For more information, call 770-335-1250.
Handley Helping Hands Inc. operates a bi-monthly food pantry on the first and third Saturday of the month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 5570 Handley Blvd. in Morrow. For more information, email the Rev. Esther K. Powers at email@example.com.
The Pi Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. in Morrow serves the Clayton County community as well as other parts of metro Atlanta. Chapter meetings are 7 to 9 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the Forest Park Library, 4812 West St. For more information, email Trenton Bailey at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.pgl1906.org.
Foreign Exchange Host Families
Host families are needed for foreign exchange students. Participants will learn about another culture and make a friend for life in the process. Students attend local high school for one school year. All students are well-screened, bring their own money and have great insurance. They will not drive or drink. For more information, call 770-477-1376.
Homestead Hospice in Jackson is looking for volunteers in Clayton County to visit with patients and provide comfort, companionship and emotional support. The hospice provides training and ongoing support to volunteers. For more information, call Gay Moncrief at 770-775-0100 or email email@example.com.
Senior Theater Classes
The Frank Bailey Senior Center, 6213 Riverdale Road in Riverdale, is holding theater arts classes for seniors age 55 and up at 10 a.m. Mondays and Fridays. Sign up at claytonseniors.com or call the center at 678-479-5505 for more information.
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