Things to do-Aug.23-Sept.12


August 23

Fayetteville Main Street is hosting its second free “Moovie Night” of 2014 at Southern Ground Amphitheater tonight with “Back to the Future”. Beginning at 7 p.m., families are encouraged to come out for an evening of fun, music, and movies. Those attending should bring their own chair or blanket. The movie will begin shortly after sundown.

To help the community get active and have better access to physicians, Piedmont Fayette Hospital is piloting a health and group fitness program called Walk with a Doc. The next program is today from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Shakerag Knoll, 191 McIntosh Trail in Peachtree City. Registration is required. To register, visit>>Tools & Resources>>Classes and Events. Then choose the date of the event you are interested in. You can also register by calling 877-527-3712, toll free. Limited space available.

The time-honored tradition of afternoon tea will be enjoyed at 2 p.m.. at the lovely, historic Pearman home at 291 Pylant Street in Senoia for “Summer Tea on the Porch.” Scones and cream. Sweets and savories. Come recreate the grace of long ago. The charm of a leisurely time with friends. Bring a special tea cup and share its history. Do dress up if you’d like. Hats and gloves are encouraged. A prize will be awarded the loveliest hat. Reservations are required and can be confirmed by calling Nancy Roy at 770-599-6321 or by stopping in the museum on Fridays or Saturdays between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Seats are limited. RSVP by August 16. (There will be no tickets at the door for this event.)

The Cancer Wellness Walk at Drake Field in Peachtree City hosted by The Southern Federal Credit Union is today.All proceeds will benefit the Piedmont Fayette & Piedmont Newnan Cancer Wellness Centers. Sign up as walker or sponsor at

August 25

The South Metro Rose Society meets today at 6:30 p.m. at the Heritage Bank at 440 N. Jeff Davis Drive in Fayetteville. All rose growers from novice to expert are invited to attend free of charge. This month’s program features Master Rosarian, horticulture judge, and past president, Walt Reed speaking on the “Safe Use of Chemicals on Roses”. This is an excellent opportunity to learn how to identify diseases and insects that love roses and the best way to eliminate them. As usual, Master and Consulting Rosarians will be available to answer questions on any rose topic. For more information, call 678-545-1990.

August 26

The Prostate Cancer Information Group meets today at 7 p.m. at Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, 1267 Building (West Entrance), Third Floor, 1267 Hwy 54 West, Fayetteville, Ga. Men (and their partners) with concerns about prostate cancer are encouraged to attend. For more information, please call Jim O’Hara at 770-632-2898.
The Georgia Chapter of Better Investing will be hosting a free web-based seminar presented over the Internet Tuesday called “Portfolio Reports in SSGPlus” from 8:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. This seminar will demonstrate how an individual investor can manage a stock portfolio. To register for the free seminar go to For local information or questions contact Larry Reno at 770-461-4096.



September 6

Run Like a Diva Half Marathon & 5K is today. Check-in at 6:45 a.m. 5K begins at 7:15 and half marathon at 7:30 a.m. at Shakerag Knoll, 192 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City.
This event has wonderful perks that make it “diva-ish” including feather boa stations and tiara stops along the course, roses and bubbly at the finish line, shiny medals, women’s fit tech T-shirts, post-race concert, two-day health and fitness boutique, drawstring Diva backpacks and much more. The race is USAT&F certified with a 3.5 hour course limit. For more information and to register, go to

September 9

The Peachtree City Garden Club will host its monthly meeting today at The Bridge Community Center, 225 Willowbend Rd., Peachtree City. Refreshments and social time begin at 9:30 a.m. and the meeting starts at 10 a.m. Sara Henderson, director of gardens for the Historic Oakland Cemetery Foundation, will speak on “Oakland’s Timeless Gardens.” Her talk includes an overview of Oakland’s rich history and the ongoing restoration of the Victorian gardens which are filled with heirloom flowers for the enjoyment of all who visit Oakland throughout the year. Guests are welcome. Membership dues are $15 per year. For more information, go to

September 12

A Tribute to Sir Elton John concert is today at 7 p.m. at Southern Ground Amphitheater in Fayetteville.
Enjoy a performance by an Elton John tribute band, Tokyo Joe, featuring a dazzling light show and elaborate costumes, to benefit the 2014 Southern Crescent Walk to End Alzheimer’s and the Alzheimer’s Association-Georgia Chapter. Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. Tables for eight are available for $350. Tickets can be purchased online at Corporate sponsorships are also available. For more information, contact Emily Richter at 404-728-6059 or Kim Cox at