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Ga., Ga. Tech baseball teams to battle in 11th annual Kauffman Tire Spring Classic for Kids

Ga., Ga. Tech baseball teams to battle in 11th annual Kauffman Tire Spring Classic for Kids

ATLANTA – The Kauffman Tire Spring Classic for Kids returns to Turner Field on Tuesday, April 23 as Georgia and Georgia Tech meet in this annual neutral-site showdown. With more than 20,000 tickets sold each year, the Kauffman Tire Spring Classic is one of the highest-attended regular season NCAA baseball games every season.

Proceeds from the event benefit the pediatric research of the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Neurosciences Program.  The Children's Neurosciences Program collaborates with other institutions to discover preventative and curative strategies for children with serious medical illnesses or challenges.  

5K to benefit Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School

5K to benefit Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School

ATLANTA -- The second annual Run with the Wolves 5K, 1-Mile and Health Fair will be held later this month.

This annual event raises money for Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School. Its goal is to promote healthy choices and active lifestyles.

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Run with the Wolves will be held Saturday, Apr. 20. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m., with the 5K scheduled for an 8:30 a.m. start. The health fair will run until 11 a.m.

Pre-registration is $20 until Apr. 15 and $25 after. The 1-mile run is $15 until Apr. 15 and $20 after. Visit atlncs.org for more information and to sign up.

Hop over to the Atlanta Fair for closing weekend

Hop over to the Atlanta Fair for closing weekend

ATLANTA -- Atlanta’s favorite fair is gearing up for one final hurrah before closing its gates for the season. Running nightly through Saturday, March 30, 2013, the fair encourages all Atlanta-area families and thrill-seekers to hop over this Easter weekend for classic midway entertainment!Audiences beware! The dynamic duo, Captain & Maybelle Steele, will kick off the weekend with their daring sideshow on Friday, March 29, 2013. The NBC “America’s Got Talent” stars will shock crowds with their carnival act at 9:30 p.m. Beginning Saturday, March 30, 2013, expect a jam-packed lineup of live musical entertainment by the hour. At 3 p.m., Drama Kids International will take the stage with a children’s ensemble. Additionally, Zoo Atlanta will be on-site at 4 p.m.

Jasmine Guy takes her campaign against child sex trafficking to Georgia Perimeter College

Jasmine Guy takes her campaign against child sex trafficking to Georgia Perimeter College

On the heels of a successful campaign launch for "I Am Not Yours!"- a campaign committed to taking a stand against child sexual exploitation, Jasmine Guy has been making her case in national media with the likes of 

Texas Hold'em tournament to benefit Neighbor in Need

Texas Hold'em tournament to benefit Neighbor in Need

ATLANTA -- Neighbor in Need will host a Texas Hold'em fundraiser in southeast Atlanta this weekend.

The event will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Mar. 30. Entry is $50; a grand prize of a $500 Visa gift card is at stake.

The tournament take place at the Glenwood at 1236 Glenwood Avenue SE.

Email neighborinneed@eaca.net to sign up.

Proceeds from the tournament will benefit Neighbor in Need, which provides free home repairs to low-income seniors living in East Atlanta Village.

Fulton County Health Services promote World TB Day

Fulton County Health Services promote World TB Day

ATLANTA -- In support of World TB Day on March 24th, the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness will sponsor Tuberculosis Awareness Events for residents to learn more about the disease. County residents are encouraged to take advantage of the following opportunities to gain valuable information about tuberculosis:

Wednesday, March 20 - 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Be TB AWARE Health Fair/Presentation in Observance of World TB Day (FREE HIV Testing & TB test if needed / Refreshments) at the Aldredge Health Center located at 99 Jesse Hill Jr. Dr., SE, Atlanta, GA 30303

Atlanta Preservation Center to begin celebration

Atlanta Preservation Center to begin celebration

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Preservation Center is beginning its "Phoenix Files" celebration of area landmarks with the opening of a special photography project.

The center is planning a free kickoff celebration Friday at the 1854 Lemuel P. Grant Mansion on St. Paul Avenue in Atlanta.

The event includes the opening of a special photography exhibit at 5:30 p.m. Friday. The center commissioned eight Atlanta-area photographers to create images of sites it is working to preserve.

Granville Automatic, which sings about American Civil War battles and other events from history, will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Friday at the mansion as part of the kickoff event.

The Atlanta Preservation Center works to promote preservation of Atlanta's architecturally, historically and culturally significant buildings, neighborhoods and landscapes.