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Grab & Go Kids Planner

A weekend of arts events or "sleeping with the fishes" could be in your future

Grab & Go Kids Planner Grab & Go Kids Planner

ENJOY A YOUTH AND FAMILY DAY

Where/When: Underground Atlanta – ACVB Visitors Center (Street Level), 65 Upper Alabama St., Atlanta, Saturday, August 20, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Why go: Peachtree Village International Film Festival (PVIFF) is hosting its 2nd annual “Youth and Family Day” at Underground Atlanta featuring all kinds of kids fun like playing musical instruments, singing songs, playing dress up or learning hip hop. There will also be family-friendly films and more.

Pricing: Free

 

CHECK OUT A FAMILY-FRIENDLY LOCAL MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL

Where/When: Henderson Arena, 4380 Stacks Rd., College Park, Saturday, August 20, 11 a.m. and Sunday, August 21, 12 p.m.

Why go: Take your kids over to College Park for a free two-day festival that will include:f cultural foods, arts & crafts and live music, featuring 21 bands. The bonus for kids: free pony rides for the kids, story tellers, face painting and a Kidz Funzone.

Pricing: Free/for more information: www.rootsmusicfest.com.

 

LET STORYTIME KICK OFF YOUR WEEKEND WITH YOUR KIDS

Where/When: , 1217 Caroline St NE, Atlanta, Saturday, August 20, starts at 11 a.m.

Why go: As part of its recurring program, “Giraffes Can’t Dance!” by Giles Andreae, starts story time this Saturday at the Barnes & Noble at Edgewood.

Pricing: Free/may vary with purchases.

 

GET YOUR CHILDREN INTERESTED IN THE ARTS

Where/When: Piedmont Park, 1071 Piedmont Ave., NE, Atlanta, Saturday, August 20, 10 a.m. and Sunday, August 21, 11 a.m.

Why go: Featuring glass blowers, jewelers, painters, sculptors, photographers and more, get in on the Piedmont Park Summer Arts & Crafts Festival. Driving into town for this event might help your kids decide that learning more about being creative could be fun. This event will also feature a children’s play area.

Pricing: Free

 

SLEEP WITH THE FISHES

Where/When: , 225 Baker St, NW, Atlanta, Saturday, August 20, 7 p.m. to 9 a.m.

Why go: Don’t you and your kids want to see what happens at night with the creatures that live underwater? Sleepovers include Aquarium admission, Deepo's Undersea 3D Wondershow, Behind the Scenes Tours, guided adventure through the galleries, a sleeping mat, fun activities, light supper and breakfast and waking up next to one of our amazing exhibits.

Pricing: Members: $71.95 per person; Non-members: $95.95 per person. For more information call: 404-581-4000.

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