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Moms Day Out

Moms Day Out

The most redundant title in the world is "working mom" because all a mom does is work! Atlanta Mom On a Mission is a nonprofit organization designed to create a network of support for working mothers. The organization helps mothers create a healthy balance between career and family through a series of social events. For the month of March Atlanta M.O.M. is partnering with Exhale Mind Body Spa in Midtown Atlanta for a Moms Day Out March 23, 2011Enjoy 1hr of Yoga courtesy of Exhale, choose from 1 of 3 pampering services as well as enjoy light bites and drinks. It's  a day of fun with other moms who understand what it means to be busy and not being able to get that me-time activity in! 

For More Information or to Register Visit http://www.momdayout.eventbrite.com/

Go Bald for St. Baldrick at Fado Irish Pub

Go Bald for St. Baldrick at Fado Irish Pub

BUCKHEAD – Fado’ Irish Pub is hosting their 10th Annual St. Baldrick’s charity event to support childhood cancer research. The restaurant will set up four barber chairs where people can come and get their heads shaved, at the restaurant, on March 11th.

The Saint Baldrick’s Foundation is charity  committed to funding research to find cures for childhood cancer.

People getting shaved usually get their family and friends to sponsor their head shave with monetary donations and the funds are then donated to The St. Baldrick’s Foundation. According to Fado, since their first event they’ve collected more than $550,000.

Fado is located at 273 Buckhead Avenue.

Atlanta Events...What Did You Do This Weekend?

Atlanta Events...What Did You Do This Weekend?

From Sweetwater Brewery's 2nd Annual "Brew You Cask Off" Cask Ale Festival to the "Beads and Booze" Bar Crawl in Virginia Highland, there were many Atlanta events to choose from this weekend. Our partner site, Atlanta.Metromix.com caught lots of the action on film.  Check out the photos, and maybe you'll spot a friend.

The weekend is over but that doesn't have to mean counting down the days until the fun begins again.  Mardi Gras is Tuesday and if you want laid back or a real party, the Mardi Gras Guide will help you plan your celebration.  

If you saw Good Charlotte or you're looking for a concert to see this month, you can always stay on top of Atlanta events at Atlanta.Metromix.com 

Tocarra Jones to Host 'Tweet and Meet" at Justin's Restaurant

Tocarra Jones to Host 'Tweet and Meet" at Justin's Restaurant

BUCKHEAD -- On Friday, March 4th from 7:30PM-9PM at Justin's Restaurant in Hennessy Remixed will hold a meet and tweet with TV personality, Tocarra Jones. 

Tocarra Jones experienced her first brush with face on the reality-TV show “America’s Next Top Model”. She now serves as the face of Hennessy and as a BET correspondent; also, Tocarra will, soon, be starring in her own TV show, The Ultimate Merger 2.  The show, which will be produced by Donald Trump, will depict Tocarra looking for love, on the show. 

Justin’s Restaurant is located at 2200 Peachtree Road in Atlanta.

Atlanta Track Club Announces Course for the 2011 Atlanta Marathon and Marathon Relay

Atlanta Track Club Announces Course for the 2011 Atlanta Marathon and Marathon Relay

Atlanta – (submitted by the ATC) The Atlanta Track Club (ATC), organizer of the AJC Peachtree Road Race and the Atlanta Half Marathon and Thanksgiving Day 5K, announced the course for the 2011 Atlanta Marathon and Marathon Relay which will take place on Sunday, October 30.  The challenging 26.2 mile loop course starts and finishes at Atlantic Station near Midtown Atlanta and takes participants on a tour of the city past well-known Atlanta sites such as Georgia Tech, CNN Center, Philips Arena, Georgia Aquarium, the State Capitol Building, Turner Field and The King Center as well as through several Atlanta neighborhoods including Castleberry Hill, Grant Park, Inman Park, Old Fourth Ward, Virginia-Highland, Morningside and Buckhead.  The four-person Atlanta Marathon Relay will be run on the same course as the Atlanta Marathon with each of the four legs ranging in distance from 5.5 miles to 8.4 miles.   

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Taste of Atlanta Announces Dates for 10th Anniversary!

Taste of Atlanta Announces Dates for 10th Anniversary!

ATLANTA (March 2, 2011) – After a decade of bringing together the city’s best restaurants for Atlanta’s premier foodie event, Taste of Atlanta announces its return to Tech Square in Midtown on Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23, 2011.  Taste of Atlanta will continue to feature a diverse selection of the finest fare from the food capital of the South; and this year, in honor of its 10-year milestone, the festival will also serve up several new additions to its event line-up.

Round Two Community Development Plan Meetings Get Underway in March

Round Two Community Development Plan Meetings Get Underway in March

Would you like to see more retail districts, parks or pedestrian-friendly options in your community?  Would you like to give your input on how much industrial land is set aside where you live or work?  The City of Atlanta is inviting non-profits, civic and community groups, neighborhood associations, citizens and businesses to attend the March 2011 community meetings for the City of Atlanta Community Development Plan (CDP) that begins March 1. 

Nearly 200 attendees participated in the first round of 2011 CDP community meetings and had an opportunity to give input on the future plans for their Atlanta neighborhoods.  The Department of Planning and Community Development’s Office of Planning has announced it is hosting the second round of CDP community meetings. All meetings are from 6:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M., with the exception of the March 10th meeting, which is from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.