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Fulton County offers guidance, support for teen dads

Fulton County offers guidance, support for teen dads

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Teen fathers in need of guidance and support on how to properly nurture their infants are invited to participate in a countywide program.

Teen DADS (Determined, Active, Dedicated, Supportive) provides young fathers with legal assistance to legitimize a child or children, and helps with job searches and continuing education to improve the dads' financial futures.

The program also includes gift cards to purchase diapers, formula, food, car seats and other baby items.

Slots are open for 40 fathers in the Teen DADS program. Interested teens must commit to active participation. A graduation is held for everyone who completes the program.

For more information on Teen DADS, call Roosevelt Muhammad at 404-613-8738.

Children can play and learn about the environment

Children can play and learn about the environment

Earth Day is just around the corner, and if you’re looking for a way to involve the kids, there is no better way than with the Earth Day Kids Fest at Chattahoochee Nature Center on April 16 from 10-3.

This is the 9th Annual Earth Day Kids Fest and is sponsored by Captain Planet Foundation and Chattahoochee Nature Center, in addition to being presented by Macy’s Foundation.    As the name would imply, the Earth Day festival is just for the kids.  It’s an event where there is lots of learning, but lots of fun too.

$150 for One Week of Circus Summer Camp IN DUNWOODY (52% off, $310 value)

$150 for One Week of Circus Summer Camp IN DUNWOODY (52% off, $310 value)

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Circus Camp has graciously offered us a LIMITED NUMBER of spots for their Dunwoody location. CLICK HERE to treat your child to a MAGICAL summer with 52% off Atlanta’s one-of-kind “Funnest” Summer Day Camp! Ages 5 and up.

THIS DEAL ENDS THURSDAY, MAY 12TH AT MIDNIGHT OR WHEN IT SELLS OUT! LIMITED QUANTITY AVAILABLE!

Upcoming events in historic Roswell

Upcoming events in historic Roswell

ROSWELL, Ga. -- There are plenty of fun activities coming to Roswell in the next few weeks.

Great American Cover-up Quilt Show

Bulloch Hall (180 Bulloch Avenue, 30075), one of the homes in Roswell's famous Southern Trilogy, is gearing up for its 29th annual quilt show, presented by the Bulloch Hall Quilt Guild.

This year's theme is "Quilts, Full Circle," with quilts from the guild and local community on display throughout the house. Many of the pieces will be for sale.

The guild is honored to host "Vintage Revisited," an exhibit from Mary Kerr in which 19 artists recycle antique quilt blocks into their own unique designs.

The show will take place from Saturday, Mar. 12 to Sunday, Mar. 20. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Jeff Foxworthy Joins Roswell Day of Hope

Jeff Foxworthy Joins Roswell Day of Hope

ROSWELL, GA -- Roswell Day of Hope is gearing up to celebrate its third year of bringing together community organizations, churches and businesses to provide help and hope for those in need.

The 2011 event will be on Saturday, Apr. 16 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at City Hall (38 Hill Street, 30075).

Help 'Keep Roswell Beautiful' at Big Creek Work Day

Help 'Keep Roswell Beautiful' at Big Creek Work Day

ROSWELL, GA -- There is still time to register for the Big Creek Wetlands Work Day on Saturday, Mar. 5.

Join the City of Roswell, Keep Roswell Beautiful and Sam's Club from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at Big Creek Wetlands Park (1600 Old Alabama Road, Roswell, 30076).

Volunteers will restore the wetlands, add plants and clean up litter on the banks. Families are encouraged to come out and help. A free lunch will be provided for anyone who registers before Tuesday, Mar. 1.

For more information, visit the City of Roswell's Web site or contact Laura Aikens, Roswell environmental education coordinator, either via email or at 770-641-3742.

Children Have Lots of Storytime Options in Alpharetta

Children Have Lots of Storytime Options in Alpharetta

A great activity for children and their stay at home parents is storytime.  Reading, hearing the story, looking at the pictures, interaction with children --or other adults -- are all great reasons for everybody to enjoy it.

The Alpharetta area has a large number of places that have storytime, each with their own benefit.