5 things to do: Deer Bear Wolf summer party - August 02 2017

What's happening in Atlanta today

A Night with the Stars red carpet book launch

Center for Puppetry Arts - 1404 Spring St. Atlanta, GA 30309 $25-$55. 6 p.m.

Game Changer GA, LLC and the LA Foundation introduce the first annual A Night with the Stars red carpet book launch party hosted by Wynter Avery and Justin Feldner of Fox 5 Atlanta. The event promotes good citizenship and positive behavior in children through literacy. Children will be able to partake in face painting, balloon animals, food and music, as well as the launch and a reading of the children's book What it Takes to be a Star.


2017 Watermelon Snow Queen Pageant

Paris on Ponce - 716 Ponce de Leon Place N.E. Atlanta, GA 30306 Free. 7 p.m.

The Watermelon Snow Queen Pageant might just be the spectacle of the year as all people and even groups are invited to showcase their talent in this very-few-rules-and-bribery-is-encouraged event. All are invited to enter or watch. The winner will receive a free year of Watermelon Snow from Good Food Truck, a crown, sash and ultimate bragging rights.


Karon: The Barbarian

Dad's Garage Theatre - 569 Ezzard St. S.E. Atlanta, GA 30307 $7-$29.50. 8 p.m.

In Dad's Garage's latest scripted show, a bumbling, little janitor follows his true calling to be a barbarian warrior. Using his wits and determination, Karon: The Barbarian, played by Karen Cassady, must defeat warriors and trolls alike in order to be presented with the coveted Golden Helmet. This spoof launches the classic Conan The Barbarian into the modern age of social media, taking comedic liberties as it goes.


Deer Bear Wolf summer party

Argosy - 470 Flat Shoals Ave. S.E. Atlanta, GA 30316 9 p.m. Donations.

In the ever growing Atlanta art community, record label and publishing company Deer Bear Wolf (DBW) has established itself as an integral part of its foundation. Although they've been around for three years now, Deer Bear Wolf has just become a newly minted nonprofit organization. Purchase DBW merchandise at pay-what-can rates and funnel your cash into drinks. Argosy will donate 10 percent of bar sales to DBW. Whether providing emergency healthcare support, subsidizing lost or stolen equipment, providing grants and leading education initiatives, DBW is here to support local artists in any way possible.


Hoodrich Pablo Juan

Aisle 5 - 1123 Euclid Ave. N.E. Atlanta, GA 30307 $20-$25. 9 p.m.