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AUGUST 2019

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the best of dunwoody & sandy springs

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HOW SCHOOLS HELP KIDS COPE

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LIFESTYLE LETTER

AUGUST 2019 PUBLISHER

Jim Newman | jnewman@lifestylepubs.com EDITOR

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Hello friends, LIVING HERE IN GEORGIA, OUR SUMMER CONTINUES RIGHT INTO AUGUST

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Jordana Klein, Rick Holland

(AND REALLY, INTO SEPTEMBER). Aren’t we lucky? I know the heat can be a

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bit overwhelming, but now with the kids back in school, parents can find their own

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summer groove. It’s a great time to find your favorite spa, yoga class, coffee spot or volunteer opportunity and make your days all your own.  I’ll be doing some traveling, heading out to Asheville, the north Georgia mountains (Jackson County has tons going on), Southeastern Tennessee and to Kansas City to visit my grandson (he’s four months old now!). I also have two kids in college and my back-to-school shopping now includes second-hand furniture for apartments, full length down coats (my daughter is in NYC) and laptops (ka-ching). Gone are the days of number two pencils and 3-ring notebooks. 

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pressure. It’s a good read.

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INSIDE THE ISSUE AUGUST 2019

FEATURES 14 Goldfish For The Win Sandy Springs' new swim school.

18 Finding Balance Our 2019 School Report: Schools Helping Kids Cope.

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24 Supporting Those Who Keep Us Safe Dunwoody residents launch Police Foundation.

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DEPARTMENTS 4

Lifestyle Letter

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Good Times

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Around Town

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Our Town

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Inspired By

24 Locally Owned 28 Travel Destination 30 Lifestyle Calendar 34 Animal Kingdom


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GOOD TIMES

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Summer Beauty Nights Esthétique by Elaine Sterling and Restore Hyper Wellness hosted a Summer Beauty Night party in Sandy Springs. Guests enjoyed small bites, sips, discounts, and raffle prizes. Prizes

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AROUND TOWN

DUNWOODY'S AWARD

Community Assistance Center (CAC)! Just $40

The City of Dunwoody was recognized as a

provides a child with lunches for 3 weeks or a

Georgia Certified City of Ethics at the 2019 Georgia

backpack filled with school supplies. CAC offers

Municipal Association (GMA) Convention in

programs for school-age children of low-income

Savannah. Dunwoody meets the qualifications for

families in Sandy Springs and Dunwoody.

its second recertification. To earn a "Certified City of Ethics" designation, cities must adopt a resolution establishing the five ethics principles for the

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS The Emory

Chamber

Music

Society

of

conduct of city officials, which includes treating all

Atlanta's season may be over, but don't wait til

people fairly, using resources with efficiency and

September to get your Chamber Music fix. Make

creating an environment of honesty, openness and

the easy 2-hour drive from Atlanta to the Highlands-

integrity. Cities that earn this special recognition

Cashiers Chamber Music Festival for their 38th

must also adopt an ethics ordinance that meets

anniversary season! Atlanta favorites David & Julie

minimum standards approved by the GMA. The

Coucheron, Elizabeth Pridgen, Joe Gransden, the

ordinance must contain definitions, an enumer-

Vega Quartet, and Bradley Howard are joined by

ation of permissible and impermissible activities

cellist Zuill Bailey, the Armida String Quartet, vio-

by elected officials, due process procedures for

linist Philippe Quint, cellist Sara Sant’Ambrogio,

elected officials charged with a violation of the

and many more! Plus, the cool mountains with

ordinance and punishment provisions for those

waterfalls, fine dining and art, golf, theater, shop-

elected officials found in violation of the ordinance.

ping- come for a day, a weekend, or the whole

MERCEDES-BENZ USA TO HOST CAC’S VINTAGE AFFAIR BENEFIT

season. To see the entire summer's exciting offerings, H-CMusicFestival.org

The Community Assistance Center is pleased to announce that the 17th annual Vintage Affair, a Moonlight Masquerade, will be held at Mercedes-Benz USA in the elegant atrium space of their new headquarters in Sandy Springs. Save the date for this year’s benefit gala on Saturday, October 26, 2019.  Tickets and sponsorship opportunities at OurCAC.org

FOOD `N FUN CHALLENGE WINNERS ANNOUNCED! Saint Jude the Apostle Catholic Church & Knights of Columbus Council 16513, Graphic Packaging and Austin Elementary School were among the winners of the 2018-2019 Food `n Fun Challenge! Twenty-seven teams from throughout the Sandy

HotBox Infrared Sauna Studio, LA’s best-kept

60,704 pounds of food to provide for local neigh-

secret delivering wellness to the mind and body,

bors in need. The Community Assistance Center’s

is coming to Atlanta this Fall. The first three loca-

Food `n Fun Challenge is a year-round food drive

tions will be in Midtown, Buckhead and Sandy

contest among businesses, schools, congregations

Springs. Infrared sauna sessions at HotBox

and any groups that want to participate. Groups

take place in an individual suite which has its

chose what time of the year they want to hold their

own sauna, private Vitamin C rain shower, and

food drives and each May, to correspond with the

chromotherapy (choice of lighting color which

end of the school year, the winners are announced!

stimulates senses and positive emotions). Health

To participate in the next drive, contact Pam Jones

benefits include detox, recovery, healthier skin,

at development@ourcac.org. Give local children in

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OUR TOWN

ARTICLE JORDANA KLEIN PHOTOGRAPHY CATMAX PHOTOGRAPHY

GOLDFISH SWIM SCHOOL UNDERSTANDS THAT TRYING TO RAISE CHILDREN WHILE MAINTAINING A BUSY LIFE SCHEDULE CAN BE A REAL CHALLENGE AND HAS DEVELOPED A SOLUTION THAT BOTH KIDS AND PARENTS LOVE. Newly opened in  Sandy Springs, the instructors use guided play to teach children important life skills in a fun and safe environment. There are a variety of different programs and times for busy families and weekly lessons start at $89 per month for kids 4 - 12 years.  “Our goal is to teach every child to swim – the earlier the better!” owner Mark Sheppell says. “We’re working on breaking bad habits, or better yet, not developing any along with making sure there’s no fear of the water at any age.” Goldfish Swim School welcomes little ones, ages four months to 12 years, to enter into the

Goldfish For The Win NOW OPEN IN SANDY SPRINGS

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year-round tropical oasis that features a 90 degree, 25- yard pool

different groups for swim lessons based on age and skill level, this

with various lane options, bright and inviting colors surrounding a

school promotes gradual improvement and constant success in

large mural of fish and underwater animals, changing areas, stor-

regards to your child’s progression in the water.

age cubbies, a retail section with pool and snack-time necessities,

Striving to promote safety first, the staff ensures that parents are

and a seating and viewing area for parents and guardians. With five

involved in the process, every stroke of the way! Weekly progress reports CONTINUED >

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OUR TOWN

(CON TI N U ED)

and an open invitation to watch every single class are among the ways that Goldfish Swim is making an effort to keep our local little ones safe. Julie Johnson, mother to Claire, 5, and Ava, 4, appreciates the extra effort that the instructors are making every week that she brings her daughters to Goldfish Swim School. “They have an organized system for bringing the kids into the pool area, as well as inviting the families into the pool area at the end of each session to show off your child’s new skills and speak to the instructors about your child’s progress,” Johnson explains. “The instructors tailor their approach to the needs of each individual child, know when a child needs additional encouragement and when they need to be challenged.” GoldfishSwimSchool.com/sandy-springs 6335 Roswell Road Sandy Springs

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INSPIRED BY

Springmont

FINDING BALANCE OUR 2019 SCHOOL REPORT: SCHOOLS HELPING KIDS COPE

ARTICLE SUE G. COLLINS PHOTOGRAPHY PROVIDED

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OUR KIDS ARE BOMBARDED BY MESSAGES, IMAGES, MEDIA AND OTHER UNSEEN PRESSURES THAT CAN CAUSE CONFUSION, FRUSTRATION, AND UPHEAVALS IN BEHAVIOR. At school, teachers and administrators can be important resources for students as they face the big bad world. In this year’s annual round-up of private schools in Atlanta, we asked about the resources available to kids to help manage the stress of growing up. It’s not easy! SPRINGMONT  5750 Long Island Drive NW 404.252.3910 Springmont.com “Springmont students manage stress by spending time in nature and developing their creativity, and because they have strong relationships with their teachers, they feel comfortable discussing social and emotional concerns as well as academic stress. Students spend 2-3 years with the same teachers, and our culture of mutual respect encourages them to view teachers as resources and mentors rather than authoritarian figures. Springmont is lucky to have a full-time outdoor science education teacher, vegetable gardens and a greenhouse, and a barnyard full of animals including 18 chickens, two goats, rabbits, a sheep and a turkey. Spending time outdoors helping to take care of our animals and plants is a great stress reliever. In addition to regularly scheduled art and music classes, students are encouraged to spend free time in our art and music studios staffed by three full-time specialists who are cognizant of students’ social and emotional development. We are lucky to have such a shaded and spacious playground.  It was completely renovated last summer and now includes a 100’ long slide and new equipment specifically

“SPRINGMONT STUDENTS MANAGE STRESS BY SPENDING TIME IN NATURE AND DEVELOPING THEIR CREATIVITY, AND BECAUSE THEY HAVE STRONG RELATIONSHIPS WITH THEIR TEACHERS, THEY FEEL COMFORTABLE DISCUSSING SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL CONCERNS AS WELL AS ACADEMIC STRESS.” Jon Alden, Head of School Springmont

designed to support students’ sensory needs and cooperative play. Structures blend with the environment and provide physical fitness as well as fun. All students have PE or recess every day.” Jon Alden, Head of School ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL  2890 North Fulton Drive 404.841.3840 AISchool.org Student stress is ever increasing. Here are three good tips to decompress:  1) Talk to friends and trusted adults 2) Exercise or physical activity can help release endorphins, (which are the feel-good chemicals in our brain)

“TAKE TIME TO DO THE THINGS YOU ENJOY: INVESTING IN A HOBBY IS AN INVESTMENT IN YOURSELF!” Lisa Archibald, Middle School Counselor Atlanta International School  

3) Take time to do the things you enjoy: investing in a hobby is an investment in yourself! Lisa Archibald, Middle School Counselor   CONTINUED >

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INSPIRED BY

(CON TI N U ED)

THE LOVETT SCHOOL 4075 Paces Ferry Rd NW 404.262.3032 Lovett.org “Stress is normal, but every student’s threshold for handling it is different - so there’s no “one-size-fits-all” solution. When stress starts to seem overwhelming, here are some things to consider. Physical wellness: the importance of enough sleep and a healthy diet cannot be understated, as is getting regular medical check-ups. Mindfulness: being present in the here-and-now will help lower your stress response; find a mindfulness technique that works for you, and you may discover that being fully present helps pressure become more manageable. Facing your stressors: the body’s stress response (adrenaline and cortisol) is normal and can help us have the energy and focus to accomplish difficult tasks. Trying to avoid the unavoidable may work in the short term, but it poses risks to how our body manages stress in the long term.”  Chase Jones, Upper School Guidance Counselor, The Lovett School THE COTTAGE SCHOOL 700 Grimes Bridge Road, Roswell 770.448.7640 CottageSchool.org “In a number of recent studies, students site three main stress points caused by school: academic anxiety, social concerns, and general anxiety.. At The Cottage School, our three pillars of strength support the academic, social, and emotional needs of our students. Through small class sizes (no more than 10 students in a class, 4th – 12th grade) and experienced teachers, a vigorous anti-bullying campaign (Be the Voice), and a program that supports our students’ emotional needs (a comprehensive counseling program), TCS provides our school community with the tools and strategies to fulfill their true potential as confident, productive, and independent adults.” Lynn Bosworth, Elementary School principal PACE ACADEMY 966 W. Paces Ferry Road NW 404.266.4425  PaceAcademy.org “Stress—a natural, physical reaction to challenge—can have positive and negative impacts on mental and physical well-being. Successfully managing stress has much to do with how we perceive it. The Pace Academy counseling team recommends that parents model appropriate responses to pressure and mistake-making so children learn to rebound from disappointment and build resiliency. In addition, research recommends “getting off the grid” by reducing screen time, participating in enjoyable outdoor activities, exercising and getting sufficient sleep. Finally, creating a toolkit with self-soothing strategies—mindfulness, restructuring unhelpful cognitive distortions and using sensory objects—may be helpful.” School Counselor, Kacy Brubaker WESLEYAN SCHOOL 5405 Spalding Drive, Peachtree Corners 770.448.7640 WesleyanSchool.org “Wesleyan School believes faith and intellect are great partners with each other. At Wesleyan, it’s not a matter of choosing faith or intellect, but rather using both to create the best possible education for your child.” Chris Cleveland, Head of School 20

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“STRESS IS NORMAL, BUT EVERY STUDENT’S THRESHOLD FOR HANDLING IT IS DIFFERENT - SO THERE’S NO “ONE-SIZE-FITS -ALL” SOLUTION.”

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“AT THE COTTAGE SCHOOL, OUR THREE PILLARS OF STRENGTH SUPPORT THE ACADEMIC, SOCIAL, AND EMOTIONAL NEEDS OF OUR STUDENTS.” Lynn Bosworth, Elementary School principal The Cottage School

“THE PACE ACADEMY COUNSELING TEAM RECOMMENDS THAT PARENTS MODEL APPROPRIATE RESPONSES TO PRESSURE AND MISTAKE-MAKING SO CHILDREN LEARN TO REBOUND FROM DISAPPOINTMENT AND BUILD RESILIENCY.” School Counselor, Kacy Brubaker Pace Academy

Note: We love our neighborhood public schools and try to include them in our coverage throughout the year. Please send school news, sto-

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DU N WOODY RESIDENTS L AU NCH POLICE FOU N DAT ION A GROUP OF DUNWOODY RESIDENTS ANNOUNCES

citizens working together can accomplish even more

THE FORMATION OF THE DUNWOODY POLICE

to keep Dunwoody safe.”

FOUNDATION, INC., A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION

The goal of the Dunwoody Police Foundation is

DEDICATED TO IMPROVING DUNWOODY POLICING

to improve public safety for the officers and citizens

BY FINANCIALLY SUPPORTING THE DUNWOODY

of Dunwoody. We will support the Dunwoody Police

POLICE DEPARTMENT AND ITS PERSONNEL.

Department employees through the acceptance and

Led by board president Rick Holland, a 7-member board

management of tax-deductible gifts and contribu-

of directors began meeting in April 2019 to complete legal

tions. The principal purposes of the foundation are

and business steps to make the foundation a reality. “On the

to ensure the establishment of an emergency aid

occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Dunwoody Police

program to benefit officers and their families; provide

Department, the formation of this foundation is a fitting

specialized training for staff or officers; support the

tribute to the excellence in policing that we enjoy in the City

purchase of special equipment that is in keeping with

of Dunwoody,” says Holland. “We salute all those who have

the Dunwoody Police Department mission; support

served with distinction in our city’s first decade, and, we

community partnerships through educational materi-

seek to support continued excellence in public safety as a

als; and sponsor community events to enhance public

defining characteristic of the Dunwoody community.”

safety and quality of life in Dunwoody.

Chief of Police Billy Grogan offers an enthusias-

Joining board president Holland as founding board

tic endorsement of the formation of the foundation

members are Kathleen Brandt, Lawrence B. Domenico,

as follows: “A key ingredient to a safe city is having

Chief of Police Billy Grogan, Carolyn Riticher, CPA,

a supportive community that works closely with their

Mark Twiner, PE, and Heyward Wescott. For more infor-

police department. Fortunately, we have always had

mation or to offer financial or volunteer support go to

that positive relationship with our community here

www.dunwoodypolicefoundation.org or contact a

in Dunwoody. With the formation of the Dunwoody

board member at 678-249-9559 or info@dunwoodypo-

Police Foundation, I am confident the department and

licefoundation@gmail.com.  

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MY FAVORITE MEMORY OF VISITING ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA, ISN’T SIPPING A REMARKABLE LOCAL BEER OR CONQUERING A CHALLENGING MOUNTAIN HIKE. The thing I remember most about my recent stay is the hotel turn-down service. I should have known when I was offered a glass of local cuvée at check-in that more nice things were about to happen to me. Later that night, when we returned from an equally as memorable dinner at Benne on Eagle (just downstairs), our beds were fluffed, freshened and turned down. The lights were orchestrated to promote a soothing slip Ito sleep, heavy drapes were closed and a tray sat on the bedside table.  Two small porcelain cups on linen coasters hugged a tall stainless thermos. Inside, hot chamomile tea steeped and on a plate were two home-made granola cookies.  We paused to admire the still life before tucking in. It’s details like these that make staying at The Foundry Hotel Asheville so special. A former steel foundry - known for forging the steel used in construction the Biltmore Estate- the hotel opened last year and combines three historic buildings with two new builds for a beautiful 87-room boutique hotel. Located in the heart of downtown Asheville on Eagle Street in The Block neighborhood, The Foundry Hotel (Curio Collection by Hilton) pays homage to the foundry’s historic past and the vibrant surrounding neighborhood. For much of the twentieth century, Eagle Street was the place to be on The Block. Local businesses – ranging from record shops and grocery stores to dry cleaners and beauty parlors – lined the street; each one helped weave the collective fabric of the predominantly African-American neighborhood. The original elevator pulley system, steel star fastenings and exposed brick, plus immersive localized programming such as private Hood Tours help guests understand more about the building and its past. Jeremy Martin is the hotel beverage director and he holds court in the Workshop Lounge, an expansive lobby bar housed in the a former 1920’s woodworking building, serving classic and craft cocktails with organic, locally-distilled spirits. He curates his cocktail menu with classics and riffs on the classics like the julep and rickey. He makes his own Grenadine and a fig-infused bourbon. “Figs grew in our backyard in Charleston and I’ve also been working on a formula for an infusion, an after-dinner drink, raisiny like port, but more approachable,” says Jeremy. The Workshop Lounge is furnished with deep sofas, 28

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mid-century modern lines, conversation nooks, plenty of reading lights and tables for drinks, magazines or your laptop.  As soon as I sat down in an oversized wingback armchair to attend to my morning inbox, an ice bucket appeared with a glass bottle of water.  Get a table downstairs at Benne on Eagle for dinner. Chef John Fleer, called “the leader of Asheville’s culinary renaissance,”  formerly of Blackberry Farm and current chef-owner of Rhubarb and The Rhu) oversees the culinary program. Chef de Cuisine Ashleigh Shanti was working her magic the night we dined and kept a parade of beautiful and rich food coming to our table. A pan-fried Sunburst Trout was served on a bed of roasted fingerling potatoes, caramelized fennel, leeks, and nettle pistou. The grilled pork chop was mighty, with sorghum-lemon candied yams and collards. Each dish whispered a tribute to the neighborhood’s past and Benne on Eagle will remain one of my favorite dining experiences of the year.  The hotel has a spa partner, Spa Theology, and the house Tesla

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While Asheville will always appeal to outdoor enthusiasts who appreciate a local craft beer, thanks to The Foundry Hotel, the destination now offers a stay that will satiate even the most discerning and curious traveller.

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AUGUST

LIFESTYLE CALENDAR

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Springs doing 80's makeup and giv-

CREATE A WELCOME SPACE FOR POLLINATORS

ments, eats, & a live DJ. Movie tickets

ing away prizes for best costumes, makeup and hair. Enjoy refreshcan be purchased at cinema before the party.

Barn-Brook Run Park

Extension

DeKalb

County

is hosting an opportunity to learn how to make your garden a haven for native pollinators. You will make your own native bee hotel during the

200 Peachtree St #206, Atlanta, GA 30303

Meet Atlanta’s top wedding pros and

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afternoon full of floral and design

MOVIES BY MOONLIGHT

of Atlanta is Sunday, August 11th, 2019

inspiration, fashion, wedding cake, and giveaways! Bridal Extravaganza

1 Galambos Way

from 1-5pm at the gorgeous Southern

class. Registration is $25 per person

Leadership Sandy Springs' FREE,

Exchange Ballrooms. Tickets are

404.298.4080

family-friendly, outdoor Movies by

available at www.atlantawedding-

Moonlight series on the Green at

connection.com, use code BEA2019

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City Springs Friday, Aug. 9th: How

for $5 off!

STEEL MAGNOLIAS PRE SCREENING PARTY

Sept. 6th: Captain Marvel. Festivities

to Train Your Dragon; Aug. 23rd: Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse; and food trucks @6PM; on-stage

11 ATLANTA BRASS CATS

5920 Roswell Rd Unit C-103

entertainment @7PM; movies @

Ladies 80's Movie night is happening

dusk. Parking in garage (1st 2 hrs

at the Springs Cinema & Taphouse!

free) and lots around town. Picnics,

Entertainment Lawn at Heritage Green

From 5pm-7pm Esthetique by Elaine

lawn chairs, blankets welcome!

Concerts by the Springs is a free

Sterling will be on hand at The

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BRIDAL EXTRAVAGANZA OF ATLANTA

plan your wedding in an extravagant

Greenhouse Complex

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The Sandy Springs Society

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AUGUST

outdoor summer concert series held

one Sunday evening each month, through September.   Atlanta Brass Cats will have everyone dancing on the green with their 10-piece rock

band with horns recreating the inspiring sounds of Chicago, BS &T,

Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, and more!

17 BUTTERFLY FESTIVAL

Dunwoody Nature Center

Immerse yourself with wildlife and

join Dunwoody Nature Center for the Annual Butterfly Festival. Wander

through two enormous tents for a magnificent experience with hun-

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17 CAMPING 101

Dunwoody Nature Center

It's always the season for campfires, s'mores, and spending time in nature. Join REI's expert guides for this hands-on introduction to tent

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camping. You'll practice setting up tents, get help selecting the best sleeping bag for you, and get practical experience to help you camp for the first (or second, or fifteenth) time. All gear will be provided. DunwoodyNature.org

17 LEKOTEK RUN 4 KIDS

City Springs in Sandy Springs

By starting a team and collecting


donations, you can do more to help Lekotek families. The 10K is a double loop. Strollers and baby joggers permitted in both events.Using adapted toys, educational materials, computer equipment and iPads, Lekotek provides opportunities for

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DOGS WILL GO NUTS FOR THESE QUICK + EASY SNACKS

TREAT YOUR PET MAN’S BEST FRIEND DESERVES MAN’S BEST FOOD. Dogs will go nuts for these quick and easy peanut butter and oat treats. With just a few ingredients and a little bit of time, you’ll be well on your way to getting your dog to do anything you ask. And, if you get hungry, you can even sneak one for yourself—just don’t let your pup see!

Peanut Butter + Oats INGREDIENTS + 1 cup old-fashioned oats + 1/2 cup flour + 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter + 1 egg

INSTRUCTIONS 1. Preheat your oven to 300 F.

+ IMPORTANT Be sure the peanut butter you use

does not contain xylitol—the artificial sweetener can be fatal to dogs.

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2. In a large mixing bowl, mix together oats, flour, peanut butter and egg until combined. 3. Roll your dough out on a flat surface to about 1/2-inch thickness. 4. Cut out your dog’s favorite shapes with cookie cutters. 5. Place your treats onto a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes. Makes about 36 1-inch diameter treats.


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