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Visit George Pierce Park Community Rec and See Photos from Local Photographers on Display

Visit George Pierce Park Community Rec and See Photos from Local Photographers on Display

Suwanee, GA--  Enjoy art through the interpretation of amateur photographers at the 2nd Annual Photo Contest “Art Thru the Lens” exhibition at George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center. On display are beautiful photo entries of landscapes, pets and still life objects, by local photographers who have transformed their hobby into works of art.

Everyone is invited to enjoy the art show and become a critique for the day. Members of the public will judge the contest entries via anonymous votes. The winners will be announced at an Artist Reception on Fri., April 1.

The photos entries will be on display from Feb. 25 - April 1. Exhibit hours are Mon. – Thurs. 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Admission is free.

George Pierce Park Community Recreation center is located at 55 Buford Hwy, in Suwanee.

$10 General Admission Ticket to The Brand New Kid, produced by Synchronicity Theatre ($18 value)

$10 General Admission Ticket to The Brand New Kid, produced by Synchronicity Theatre ($18 value)

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Atlanta Tech Announces Design Competition for K-12 Students

Atlanta Tech Announces Design Competition for K-12 Students

Atlanta, GA--  (submitted by Atlanta Area Tech)

Atlanta Technical College is now accepting entries for the 15th annual Manufacturing Appreciation Week (MAW) student design competition.  The contest is open to all area elementary, middle and high school students.  Designs must be received by the Atlanta Technical College Office of Communications by Tuesday, February 8.

Elementary school children may compete in the placemat competition; middle schoolers in the poster contest and high students in the T-shirt design competition.  The artwork submitted to Atlanta Technical College will be entered in the statewide competition where three winners will be chosen in each of the three groupings.  The first-, second- and third-place winners in each category will be honored at the Governor’s Awards Luncheon on April 28 at the Georgia International Convention Center.  At that time the governor of Georgia will present each winner with a certificate, a

MomsLikeMe.com 12 Days of FREE Chrismas Giveaways

MomsLikeMe.com 12 Days of FREE Chrismas Giveaways

Atlanta, GA--  (submitted by MomsLikeMe.com) 

I want you all to be aware of a fantastic sweepstakes called The 12 Days of Christmas we are running on Atlanta MomsLikeMe.  Over the next 12 days, we’ll be giving away close to $2,000 in prizes.  A winner is drawn at 10 a.m. every morning.  Here’s the line-up for you to share with your friends (Facebook or otherwise) and to tease on-air.  Each contest starts at 10 a.m. on the day listed and runs for 24 hours.

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Monday, December 6. A Pike Nurseries Quick & Easy Christmas Décor Package (value $59.99) which includes 1 - Fresh Cut 6-8 Ft. Fraser Fir Christmas Tree
. 1- Fragrant 24 inch Mixed Wreath 3- 6 in.

Stone Mountain Christmas Deals for the Holidays

Stone Mountain Christmas Deals for the Holidays

Atlanta, GA--  Stone Mountain is now all lit up and in the Christmas spirit. They are also getting in post Thanksgiving sales, and offering families great Holiday deals!

Georgia’s most visited attraction is ringing in the holiday cheer with more than two million lights, a spectacular new Snow Angel Palace, a new Wonderland Walkway and a new musical revue, the Holly Jolly Cabaret. Stone Mountain Park (SMP) invites guests to enjoy its popular holiday attraction, Stone Mountain Christmas on select dates from November 13 to January 2.

To help guests and families entertain on a budget, SMP is offering a Christmas Family Value Pass (four one-day Adventure Passes, four meals and unlimited hot chocolate) for Stone Mountain Christmas – a 30 percent savings – for $119 (tax not included). For families looking for a winter staycation, they can stay right at the park with Marriott hotel packages for Stone Mountain Christmas. Family packages start at $199 and include breakfast and Stone Mountain Christmas tickets good for two days.

Chanukah candles to Light up Historic Downtown Norcross this Holiday Season

Atlanta, GA--  On December 1st, 2010, Chabad of Gwinnett will light the sky of Norcross with a public 10-foot Grand Menorah erected in Historic Downtown Norcross.  Rabbi Yossi Lerman, director of Chabad of Gwinnett, will light the Chanukah candles.  The menorah lighting ceremony will be followed by a celebration with dancing, singing and eating the traditional Chanukah treats of hot latkes and doughnuts. The eight-day Jewish festival of Chanukah begins on Wednesday, December 1 this year, and this event kicks off the community-wide observance. 

Immediately following the Grand Menorah lighting is a Chanukah party at the Iron Horse Tavern in Norcross. This party is for adults in the community.

Diwali and Hindu New Year Celebrated at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Lilburn

Atlanta, GA--  People of all age groups eagerly look forward to Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights. Diwali is the most widely celebrated Hindu festival, marking the victory of good over evil and the beginning of the Hindu New Year. It is a time when Hindus throughout the world go to Mandir and pray for both forgiveness and success in the coming year.  People illuminate their homes with colorful lights, wear new and traditional clothes, share sweets, and send well wishes to family and friends.

The scene was no different at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Lilburn. Buzzing with joy and excitement, visitors were greeted with rangoli, a beautiful floor design made with colored rice and powder, as they entered the brightly glowing Mandir.