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This Month in Atlanta: April 2017

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Atlanta Blooms! Through April 30, Atlanta Botanical Garden. atlantabg.org/visit/events/atlanta-blooms Whether your thumbs are green or not at all agriculturally inclined, a visit to the gorgeous Atlanta Botanical Garden, located at the edge of Piedmont Park in the heart of midtown …

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This Month in Atlanta: March 2017

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Atlanta St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday, Mar. 11, Midtown Atlanta. atlantastpats.com Having started in 1858, this parade is one of the oldest in the country, and it includes everything from floats and dancers to bands and bagpipes. There is no …

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This Month in Atlanta: February 2017

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Theme Tours at Historic Oakland Cemetery Love Stories of Oakland. Saturday, Feb. 11–Sunday, Feb. 12. tinyurl.com/LoveStoriesOfOakland African American History Tours. Tuesday, Feb. 18–Wednesday, Feb. 26. tinyurl.com/AfricanAmercanHistory For those that have never visited Oakland Cemetery, it is the oldest cemetery in …

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This Month in Atlanta: January 2017

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The Dream Lives! Monday, Jan. 16, Atlanta History Center. Free. atlantahistorycenter.com/programs/martin-luther-king-jr.-day In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Atlanta History Center will offer free admission, and special programming throughout the day exploring the Civil Rights movement. The Atlanta …

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Southern Sense: The Country Music Movement

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Happy Fall! I’m back in Atlanta after spending most of September in Philadelphia and Delaware sharing about Emory University. Every year on the road I have more productive and substantive conversations with families and counselors in my territories about Atlanta …