What: Every Thursday until Aug. 9, Sparkles Roller Rink hosts this free event for all families (must have at least 3 people, consiting of at least 1 adult/1 child). Come enjoy the indoor playground, arcade, free Wi-Fi, cafe (tasty treats and thirst-quenching beverages), and of course, roller skating!
When: 6 p.m.
Cost: Free. Skate rental is $3 additional, if needed.
What: The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces, hosts the Chastain Park Summer Movie series every Thursday night in July. The movies will be screened at sunset on the hilltop meadow just off Park Drive in historic Chastain Park. Local food trucks will be on had to provide food and beer and wine will be available. Letters from Juliet is this week's movie. No lawn chairs allowed.
Where: 4469 Stella Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30327
When: 8-10 p.m.
What: "Once on the Island" is a story is filled with song and dance and tells of Ti Moune, a peasant girl who rescues and falls in love with Daniel, a wealthy boy from the other side of her island. This show will be performed by the The Theatre Project students ages 12-18 years old.
When: 7-9 p.m.
What: Cool off at the legendary Fox Theatre and take in a classic, Deliverance on the Fox's big screen.
When: 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $10 for adults; $5 for kids under 12 and seniors over 65
What: The Empire is striking back! The Georgia Garrison of the 501st Legion (who visited the library last October) will return and patrons will have a chance to meet their favorite Star Wars characters! Bring cameras for photos of Stormtroopers, Chewbacca and more. The library will also provide a Star Wars-themed craft and trivia for kids and adults to enjoy. Dress up as your favorite Star Wars character and enjoy a Star Wars afternoon at the library!
Where: Smyrna Library at 100 Village Green Circle in Smyrna
When: 12-2 p.m.
What: Come meet and greet your candidates running for local offices, meet community leaders, learn about your non-profits in the area and make it a day in the community. Later on in the evening, come jam out on the patio to independent music. There will be business networking with the Mableton Business Exchange.
Where: Mableton Dairy Queen at 1010 Veterans Memorial Highway SW
When: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Cost: Free. Banana splits for $3 and mini-Blizzards for $1.99 all day.
Join Ewing Road Baptist Church in Austell for an sizzlin' time of worship as we celebrate God and His glorious gospel that saves and changes lives. Jim Perdue will lead the event on the topic, "How does the gospel change a person?"
Where: Ewing Road Baptist Church at 4699 Ewing Road, Austell, GA 30106
When: 6 p.m.
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