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Grant Park

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Call: (404) 521-0938 or visit grantpark.org
The 131-acre greenspace that gave the surrounding neighborhood its name is arguably the city's most mellow and picturesque. On weekends, it's a stomping ground for family reunions and one of Atlanta's most popular farmers markets.

Grant Park Wine & Cheese Festival

Saturday November 9, 2019 12:00 pm EST
Here’s your chance to taste your favorite wine and cheeses from all over the world at the Grant Park Wine + Cheese Festival. Expand your palate at booths and tents representing different cultures from around the globe. Once you purchase a ticket, you will get a souvenir tasting glass, complimentary ...
Cost: $45-$65

Grant Park Lantern Parade

Friday October 25, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
The Grant Park Halloween Lantern Parade kicks off autumn weather for the ninth year in a row. Patrons of all ages are invited to take in the crisp air and craft their own lantern. The Black Sheep Ensemble will be leading the parade, with the help of their gang of Grateful Glutton Giants puppets and ...
Cost: Free

House in The Park

Sunday September 1, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
The Sunday before Labor Day belongs to House in the Park, the 15th annual picnic and dance party that takes over Grant Park. 2019’s DJs include Kai Alce, Kemit, Salah Ananse, Ramon Rawsoul.
Cost: $5-$450

Blair Crimmins at Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

Sunday August 25, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Jazz, Dixieland, & Ragtime Music from Atlanta, GA. Cherokee Stage
Cost: Free

Marshall Ruffin at Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

Sunday August 25, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Marshall Ruffin is an Atlanta GA based guitarist, songwriter, and singer. Meadow Stage
Cost: Free

Identikit at Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

Sunday August 25, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Identikit is a progressive sextet that doesn't understand jazz.
Cost: Free

Grant Park Summer Shade Festival - Sunday August 25

Sunday August 25, 2019 11:00 am EDT
Stay shady, in a good way, at the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival. The giant beech, maple, and oak trees that pepper the neighborhood generate enough shade to keep everyone comfortably cool. Festival fixtures such as the 5K Run for the Park, and a bountiful artists market returning this year. Festi...
Cost: Free

The Rock*A*Teens at Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

Saturday August 24, 2019 08:30 pm EDT
The Rock*A*Teens is an American indie rock band from Cabbagetown, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, who were active during most of the 1990s and reformed in 2014. Cherokee Stage
Cost: Free

Christopher Paul Stelling at Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

Saturday August 24, 2019 08:15 pm EDT
Christopher Paul Stelling is a singer-songwriter and guitarist currently based in Asheville, North Carolina. Stelling was born in Daytona Beach, Florida, and has also resided in Colorado, Washington, Massachusetts, and North Carolina. Meadow Stage
Cost: Free

Magnapop at Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

Saturday August 24, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Magnapop is an American rock band based in Atlanta, Georgia. Formed in 1989, the band has consistently included songwriting duo Linda Hopper as vocalist and Ruthie Morris on guitar. Magnapop first achieved recognition in the Benelux countries of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg through the fe...
Cost: Free

Jared & Amber at Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

Saturday August 24, 2019 06:50 pm EDT
Jared & Amber are in love with each other and with music. So naturally, they started making music together. Both went to school for music and quickly decided music was great and school was not. In 2006, they got married. They moved to the lovely city of Decatur in 2011 to pursue music together full-...
Cost: Free

Blackfox at Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

Saturday August 24, 2019 05:00 pm EDT
Ranging from hard rocking, almost punk bombast, gentle acoustic driven ballads, and psych-ambient rambles, the newly released, limited edition, self-titled vinyl LP (Somerset Sound) delivers an intriguing collection of tunes, each one daring, challenging, and played with the confidence that is devel...
Cost: Free

Summer Shade Festival w/ David Barbe, Magnapop, Rock*A*Teens, Honeystrikes, and more

Saturday August 24, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Stay shady, in a good way, at the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival. The giant beech, maple, and oak trees that pepper the neighborhood generate enough shade to keep everyone comfortably cool. Festival fixtures such as the 5K Run for the Park, and a bountiful artists market returning this year. Festi...
Cost: Free

3rd Annual Adopted By You 5K & Fun Run

Saturday June 8, 2019 08:00 am EDT
Join us for our 3rd Annual Adopted By You 5K & Fun Run benefiting at-risk children in need of a forever family. Participate with us in making a difference in a child's life and helping to make adoption possible. Gift of Adoption’s mission is to fill the void that separates child from family throu...
Cost: $30

Neighborhood Jazz Series – Grant Park

Sunday May 12, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
This Neighborhood Jazz Series event will be presented by Councilmember Carla Smith on Sunday, May 12 at Grant Park from 4 – 8 p.m.

Performing artists include:

Jacob Deaton Trio, which is led by Atlanta-based guitarist and singer-songwriter Jacob Deaton, well-known for his diverse career in the wor...
Cost: Free

2017 Grant Park Halloween Lantern Parade

Friday October 20, 2017 06:00 pm EDT
Per community tradition, guests of all ages are welcome to create a lantern and walk in the Grant Park Conservancy's Halloween Lantern Parade. While the sky is lit up with lanterns, on the ground will be food trucks, beverages, music and a parade at 8 p.m. 

www.gpconservancy.org. 

Cost: Free

Connection: Monthly Meditation

Monday August 7, 2017 07:00 pm EDT
"Connection" is a free monthly meditation in and around Atlanta. The goal of this series is to bring people together, to relax, release, and decompress, and put the power of positivity back into our city in an authentic and open way. Connection is open to anyone and everyone and 100% donation-based ...
Cost: FREE

Connection: Monthly Meditation

Monday August 7, 2017 07:00 pm EDT
"Connection" is a free monthly meditation in and around Atlanta. The goal of this series is to bring people together, to relax, release, and decompress, and put the power of positivity back into our city in an authentic and open way. Connection is open to anyone and everyone and 100% donation-based....
Cost: FREE

Connection: Monthly Meditation

Monday August 7, 2017 07:00 pm EDT
"Connection" is a free monthly meditation in and around Atlanta. The goal of this series is to bring people together, to relax, release, and decompress, and put the power of positivity back into our city in an authentic and open way. Connection is open to anyone and everyone and 100% donation-based....
Cost: FREE

Summertime Hubbabaloo

Saturday June 17, 2017 08:00 pm EDT
FREE HOUSE SHOW IN GRANT PARK!!!! Featuring Ten Dollar Empire, NEWMONEY, Yams Club, Flwr Boyz, Smash Meowth, and Heart n Soul
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Grant Park Summer Shade's Commemorative Poster Design Contest

Thursday June 1, 2017 03:00 pm EDT
Calling all poster design enthusiasts! The Grant Park Summer Shade Festival is hosting its second annual commemorative poster design contest and is taking submissions until June 30. Designers are invited to create a brand-inspired commemorative poster that embodies the Grant Park community and spir...
Cost: Free-$5

Grant Park Halloween lantern parade

Thursday October 20, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Bring the family, wear a costume, and sandwich yourself somewhere between Black Sheep Ensemble and Wasted Potential. MIX'd UP, Tex's Tacos, Viet-Nomie's, and Peace Of Pita will set up their trucks for hungry nightcrawlers. Eventide will sell featured brews, and O4W will concoct speciality cocktails....
Cost: Free

House in the Park

Saturday September 3, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
House in the Park takes its monthly house music event and cranks the thudding beats to 11 for this annual throwdown. Chicago-hailing DJ Ramon Rawsoul created the series when he thought to combine the glory of both picnics and one of his hometown’s most infamous genres. That was in 2005, and the gr...
Cost: Free

14th Annual Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

Saturday August 27, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Come celebrate another year of great food and fun at the Grant Park Festival. The 5K run will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, followed by a farmers market. Sunday will being with the market again, and the festival will be in full swing. Enjoy the last few days of summer with this yearly shindig, benefi...
Cost: Free

Adams Realtors Run for the Park 5K

Friday August 26, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Each year, runners, walkers and strollers are invited to kick off the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival, a two-day arts and music festival at the annual Adams Realtors Run for the Park 5K. The run starts and ends at the gates of Zoo Atlanta. Come stretch those legs and support Grant Park!
Cost: $25-$30

In It to Win It: Field Day for Cancer Survivorship Evening Event

Friday June 3, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Field day of fun for participants and corporate teams 21 and older. Double dutch, tug-of-war, 40 yard dash and more. All proceeds go to sponsor Rare Cancer Crusaders Corporation a local non-profit
Cost: $10-$25 per person

Scoutmob Presents: Halloween 2015

Friday October 30, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Join Scoutmob in their fifth spooky blow-out. Expect installations from folks from IFLY and Another Terrible Idea. Oh, and a dance party in an old, creepy elementary school — natch. Terrapin will also be selling beer.
Cost: $37

The Worldfest

Thursday October 22, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
A celebration of multicultural festival extravaganza with music,food and cultural dance from all over the World.
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Run Around the Park Relay

Friday October 2, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Join Atlanta Track Club for the Run Around the Park Relay. This event brings together teams of up to five members for friendly competition and fun. Each relay leg will be between 3.1-3.5 miles. Cheer on your teammates, track team standings on the leaderboard and compete for awards including best tea...
Cost: $170 per team; $80 for solo challenge

Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

Saturday August 29, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
That other park in Midtown gets all the glory but Grant Park is cool too and this is one of the reasons why. The Grant Park Conservancy invites you to celebrate its 13th year with an artist market, food vendors, 5K run, kids zone, and musical performances featuring Michelle Malone, Bradford Cox, Whi...
Cost: Free

Water Battle Royale

Friday August 14, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Guests can participate in the ultimate water battle. Attendees will meet at the corner of Cherokee Ave SE and Sydney St. SE.
Cost: Free

City of Atlanta Movies in the Park Series 2015

Thursday August 6, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
It’s show time in the park, and the Department of Parks and Recreation has teamed up with the Mayor’s Office of Film and Entertainment, as well as the Atlanta Police Department to provide more of a safe and fun-filled experience to all of our attendees. The summer series begins Tuesday, July 7, ...
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Atlanta Green Fest 2015

Friday June 19, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Farm2Me and Fight4ATL present the Atlanta Green Fest 2015 at Grant Park, featuring “The Local Maker Shaker, a showcase of local food makers from across state of Georgia
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Tour de BeltLine

Friday June 12, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
This urban adventure explores the current and future Atlanta BeltLine project VIA 3 different routes on the completed sections of paved trails and nearby bike-friendly roads. Ride with friends and family through 44 BeltLine neighborhoods, see plans for the next phases, and show some love for our cit...
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City of Atlanta 2015 National Public Works Week Community Picnic & Employee Appreciation Day

Friday May 22, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
The City of Atlanta Department of Public Works invites you to join us for the 2015 National Public Works Week Community Picnic & Employee Appreciation Day.The celebration includes a barbeque cook-off, prizes, games, face painting, a photo booth, a kid's corner, giveaways and much more.Hot dogs and h...
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Pick'n In Grant Park BBQ Festival

Friday May 8, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Enjoy a two-day, in-town festival in Grant Park, organized by and benefitting the Grant Park Conservancy. Guests can enjoy traditional BBQ from local Atlanta restaurants, live music and entertainment, an artist market with over 60 vendors, and a family Fun Zone.
Cost: Free

International Pillow Fight Day

Friday April 3, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Kids of all ages may participate in this mass battle with soft, cushy bludgeons. No feather pillows or firm pillows allowed. Combat commences at the corner of corner of Cherokee Avenue S.E. and Sydney Street S.E.
Cost: Free

Grant Park Monster Dash

Friday October 17, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
The sixth annual Monster Dash Family 5K & Little Goblins Run will take place Sat, Oct. 18, at 9 a.m.. This year's activities include a 5K, a 1-mile fun run for runners of all ages, and a Little Goblins Run for children 5 and younger, as well as a host of fun activities for runners and non-runners of...
Cost: Free-$25

EDIBLE & MEDICINAL PLANT RAMBLE- The Homestead Atlanta

Saturday September 27, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Join Lorna Mauney-Brodek to discover how many of the plants in your favorite park – or even your backyard – have medicinal properties or simply taste great! Learn to forage fall’s bounty – plus your registration helps underserved Atlantans have access to herbal healthcare.
Cost: From $5

Drawchange 5K: Run for Art, Run for Kids!

Saturday September 27, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Drawchange is holding its First Annual 5K Run/Walk Fundraiser! We’ll have musicians, dancers, and fine artists- as well as children from our local programs creating art. FREE FOR CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER!
Cost: $30

EDIBLE & MEDICINAL PLANT RAMBLE (8.24)- The Homestead Atlanta

Saturday August 23, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Join Lorna Mauney-Brodek to discover how many of the plants in your favorite park – or even your backyard – have medicinal properties or simply taste great! There’s no better time to forage than spring – plus your registration helps underserved Atlantans have access to herbal healthcare.
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Atlanta GREEN Fest 2014

Friday August 1, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
The goal of this festival is to connect the idea of going green with something hip and cool. There will be live performances and Dj's hosted by D.R.E.S. and Beatnik, an interactive fitness demonstration, a business street market, story corner, kids zone, and more.
Cost: free

Green Fest 2014

Friday June 20, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
The festival celebrating living healthy comes back with vendors and music, this time to Grant Park.
Cost: Free

Run Before You Crawl 5k

Friday April 11, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
The Run Before You Crawl 5K and Pub Crawl is Atlanta’s premier race slash pub crawl, in fact, we are fairly certain it is Atlanta’s only race slash pub crawl. This fifth annual event will take place in and around the Grant Park neighborhood on April 12th, 2014. The race begins and ends in beauti...
Cost: $35 - $45

World Pillow Fight Day 2014

Friday April 4, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Head out to Grant Park on Sat., April 5, armed with your favorite pillow ready to do battle in the World Pillow Fight Day 2014 beginning at 2 p.m. First organized in 2008 as a part of the Urban Playground Movement, cities across world will take part in the event, which promises fun for the whole fam...
Cost: Free

Edible and Medicinal Plant Ramble

Saturday March 22, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
To reserve your spot follow the event URL below!Join Lorna Mauney-Brodek to discover how many of the plants in your favorite park – or even your backyard – have medicinal properties or simply taste great! There’s no better time to forage than spring – plus your registration helps underserved...
Cost: Suggested Donation: $20

Free Kilometer Kids Fun Run

Monday March 17, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Join the Atlanta Track Club and members of its youth running program, Kilometer Kids, for a free Fun Run at Grant Park on Tuesday, March 18 at 5:30 p.m. This non-competitive event is approximately one mile, and a fun way to get kids active and fit. The event is open to all children ages 7 - 12. Ther...
Cost: Free

Monster Dash Family 5K & Little Goblins Run

Friday October 25, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
The 5th annual Monster Dash Family 5K & Little Goblins Run is Saturday, Oct. 26. This year's activities include a 5K, a 1 mile fun run for runners of all ages, and a Little Goblins Run for children five and under. Participants are encouraged to bring the whole family, come in costume, and start thei...
Cost: 5K - $25 through October 23, or $30 race day; 1M - $20 through October 23, or $25 race day; Little Goblins Run is free

Minor League Basketball Tryouts

Friday October 25, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
The Atlanta Aliens will hold minor league basketball tryouts in Atlanta GA on June 29, 2013. This event will challenge semi-pro ABA & NBA D-League hopefuls, via full-court scrimmages and player evaluations, to showcase their skills for ABA, NBA Development League and International player personnel e...
Cost: $75

Grant Park Conservancy's Halloween Lantern Parade

Friday October 25, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Everyone is invited to walk in the Halloween Lantern Parade! Come play in the dark in the park with the Krewe of the Grateful Gluttons! Line-up at the Grant Park Pavilions at 6:30, step-off at 7:30! Perfect for a picnic at dusk. The Black Sheep Ensemble will lead the way! Concoct your creepy lantern...
Cost: Free

Atlanta Track Club and Kilometer Kids present Grant Park Fun Run

Tuesday October 8, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Join the Atlanta Track Club and members of its youth running program, Kilometer Kids, for a fun run at Grant Park on Wednesday, October 9 at 5:30 p.m. This event is approximately one mile, and a fun way to get kids active and fit. This free event is open to all children ages 7 - 12. The course is a ...
Cost: Free

3rd Annual Fitness 4 Literacy 5K

Friday September 13, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
GET FIT 4 LIT… Mark your calendars for the 3rd Annual 5K Run/Walk for Literacy, hosted by the Literacy Alliance of Metropolitan Atlanta (LAMA). Set for Saturday, September 14th, 2013 @ 8:00 am, this Peachtree Road Race Qualifier will take place at Grant Park in Atlanta, GA. 100% of the event proce...
Cost: $20 per adult, $10 per student and $60 per teams of four.

House in the Park ft. Salah Ananse, DJ Kemit, Kai Alce and Ramon Rawsoul

Saturday August 31, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: Donations

House in the Park

Saturday September 1, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Around this time of year, house music heads start getting happy feet because the coming of Labor Day means it's time for House in the Park. The annual gathering — featuring the talents DJ Kemit, Salah Ananse, Kai Alce, and the event's creator Ramon Rawsoul — brings together thousands of house en...
Cost: Free

Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

Saturday August 25, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Stay shady in a good way at the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival. The giant beech, maple, and oak trees that live in Grant Park create just enough shade to keep everyone at the festival comfortably cool. Featuring a bountiful artists market, several stages for live music, and a diverse mix of fair f...
Cost: Free

Walk of Hope Atlanta

Friday April 27, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
The Walk of Hope is a day to recognize the many ways in which families are built. People of all ages can participate as a walker or donor and raise awareness of how the disease of infertility impacts families nationwide. Funds raised from the walk support local programming which includes support gro...
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YouTube Play

Friday October 28, 2011 08:00 pm EDT
In conjunction with i45 and Atlanta Celebrates Photography's Volley, YouTube Play is a video collaboration between YouTube and the Guggenheim Museum highlighting videos from around the world.
Cost: Free

Volley

Friday October 28, 2011 08:00 pm EDT
A sound-activated, interactive animation by Monica Cook. Part of Atlanta Celebrates Photography's public art project.
Cost: Free

WORLD MUSIC FOOD & FESTIVAL

Sunday October 16, 2011 12:00 am EDT
A WORLD MUSIC AND FOOD INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL FREE FOR ALLVISIT: www.GIVEAHANDFOUNDATION.ORG
Cost: FREE

WORLD MUSIC FOOD & FESTIVAL

Sunday October 16, 2011 12:00 am EDT
A WORLD MUSIC AND FOOD INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL FREE FOR ALLVISIT: www.GIVEAHANDFOUNDATION.ORG
Cost: FREE

Corks & Forks

Sunday August 28, 2011 12:00 am EDT
The Grant Park Summer Shade Festival is proud to announce the return of Corks & Forks - a Fine Food & Wine Event to the line-up of offerings and activities for the 9th Annual Festival. Corks & Forks provides an opportunity to experience scrumptious dishes prepared by Atlanta's top chefs. Send your t...
Cost: $35-$45

Summer Shade Festival

Sunday August 28, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Summer time means an explosion of festivals for all the warm weather lovin’ Atlantans. Grant Park hosts their 9th annual SUMMER SHADE FESTIVAL AUG. 27-28. There’s something for everyone at this festival, even the kiddies. A 5K run for the oldest public park in Atlanta kicks off the weekend events.
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Summer Shade Festival

Sunday August 28, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Summer time means an explosion of festivals for all the warm weather lovin’ Atlantans. Grant Park hosts their 9th annual SUMMER SHADE FESTIVAL AUG. 27-28. There’s something for everyone at this festival, even the kiddies. A 5K run for the oldest public park in Atlanta kicks off the weekend events.
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Summer Shade Festival

Sunday August 28, 2011 12:00 am EDT
The weekend is filled with a variety of featured events including the Artist Market, food vendors, the Adams Realtors 5K RUN FOR THE PARK on Saturday morning, live performance stages and a children’s fun center.
Cost: Free

Corks & Forks

Sunday August 28, 2011 12:00 am EDT
The Grant Park Summer Shade Festival is proud to announce the return of Corks & Forks - a Fine Food & Wine Event to the line-up of offerings and activities for the 9th Annual Festival. Corks & Forks provides an opportunity to experience scrumptious dishes prepared by Atlanta's top chefs. Send your t...
Cost: $35-$45

Summer Shade Festival

Sunday August 28, 2011 12:00 am EDT
The weekend is filled with a variety of featured events including the Artist Market, food vendors, the Adams Realtors 5K RUN FOR THE PARK on Saturday morning, live performance stages and a children’s fun center.
Cost: Free

BLT Steak: Corks & Forks Event

Saturday August 27, 2011 12:00 am EDT
BLT Steak is excited to take part in the ninth-annual Corks & Forks food and wine event at Grant Park in Atlanta on Saturday, August 27.
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BLT Steak: Corks & Forks Event

Saturday August 27, 2011 12:00 am EDT
BLT Steak is excited to take part in the ninth-annual Corks & Forks food and wine event at Grant Park in Atlanta on Saturday, August 27.
Cost:

Rosebud: Corks & Forks Event

Wednesday July 27, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Rosebud chef Ron Eyester is excited to take part in the ninth-annual Corks & Forks food and wine event at Grant Park in Atlanta on Saturday, August 27.
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Rosebud: Corks & Forks Event

Wednesday July 27, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Rosebud chef Ron Eyester is excited to take part in the ninth-annual Corks & Forks food and wine event at Grant Park in Atlanta on Saturday, August 27.
Cost:

geneRACEtions

Saturday May 21, 2011 12:00 am EDT
http://www.active.com/running/atlanta-ga/generacetion-10k-run2k-fun-run-2011
Cost: $35

5th Annual TB Awareness Walk

Saturday March 19, 2011 12:00 am EDT
The event kicks off at 8AM with registration and live music. All registrants will receive a FREE t-shirt. Around 9AM informative guest speaks will educate everyone about Tuberculosis. Around 9:30 willing participants will walk together around Grant Park (2.0 miles). Bands will preform during and aft...
Cost: Free
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