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BEST SPOTS: Inexpensive Dates

BEST SPOTS: Inexpensive Dates

NORTHEAST METRO – For this week’s installment of Best Spots, we’re compiling a list of Inexpensive Date Spots for you to take your special someone.

In today’s economy, it’s important to find companionship which, in our opinion, is the cheapest form of entertainment. However, it’s the springtime, and people like to get out every now and then. So, check out these suggestions for fun under $15.

If your date is a romantic, Athens-Clarke County Greenways and Riverside Parks are hosting a Full Moon Hike. This guided hike will be lighted by the full moon, which occurs on April 26. The hike begins at 8:00 p.m. and ends at 10:00 p.m. Athens residents will be admitted for a $2 fee, all non-residents will be charged $5.

Win tickets to Yanni concert at the Fox (giveaway ends 1 pm EST, 4/20)

Win tickets to Yanni concert at the Fox (giveaway ends 1 pm EST, 4/20)

On March 22, Yanni launched a 40-date tour of the US. The tour will take him through theaters in major cities across the US including Radio City Music Hall in NYC and the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.

Win a pair of tickets to the Atlanta Yanni concert on Saturday, April 23rd held at the Fox Theatre, beginning at 8 pm. The tickets are Free but parking, concessions, memorabilia, etc will be the responsibility of the attendees. Tickets will be held in the winner's name and available at the Will Call desk. You will be given a contact name and phone number in case of any issues at Will Call.

This giveaway is only open until 1 PM on Wed 4/20!

$135 for Mister Greggy's Goofy Magic Show Birthday Party ($225 Value)

$135 for Mister Greggy's Goofy Magic Show Birthday Party ($225 Value)

Quit clownin' around! Save $90 on your kid's next birthday party with Today's Scoop: 40% off a fabulous Mister Greggy's Goofy Magic Show Party. Magic, juggling, balloon animals and more! Best for kids ages 4 and up.

THIS EXCLUSIVE DEAL ENDS SATURDAY, APRIL 15TH AT MIDNIGHT

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Yes, Dominican food is NOW being served!

Yes, Dominican food is NOW being served!

Did you know - traditional Dominican food is now being served in Lilburn! Stew Chicken, rice & beans, tostones, mangu, and Presidente Beer!

If you already KNOW...  visit Quisqueya Restaurant in Gwinnett County to re-live your Dominican memories!

If you don't...  take a culinary adventure to the beautiful Caribbean island of Quisqueya! (the Taino name for the island that we now know as Haiti and Dominican Republic)

Also, check out Quisqueya Restaurant for their HEATED night life that showcases Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, and Reggaeton Dancing!

Atlanta is HEATING up! 

CLICK HERE to learn more!

Another fabulous review brought to you by Veronica Pearman!  Redefining "Grown and Sexy."

Sign up for session II art classes at The Hudgens

Sign up for session II art classes at The Hudgens

DULUTH, Ga. –(submitted by The Hudgens) Session II art classes start the week of March 22 at the Hudgens Center for the Arts, so sign up now to reserve your space!

Classes for adults and for children are available in drawing, painting, pottery, jewelry, photography, glass and more.  New this session, the Hudgens is offering four classes in combined piano and art, for toddlers, children and adults.  There are also special daytime classes just for homeschoolers, and one-day workshops on such diverse topics as soapmaking and painting.

Class lists with full descriptions and online registration are available on the website atwww.thehudgens.org.  Registrations can also be made by phone at 770-623-6002, through the mail using the printable registration form from the website, or in person.  The Hudgens is open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays.

Seniors’ St. Patrick’s Day Celebration and Lucky’s “Lucky” Arts & Crafts

Seniors’ St. Patrick’s Day Celebration and Lucky’s “Lucky” Arts & Crafts

LAWRENCEVILLE -- (submitted by Gwinnett County Parks and Rec) Leap on by and bring your little leprechauns for a “shamrock” of a good time! Fun-n-games, decorate “green” treats and make a St. Patty take home craft from 4PM-7PM. Ages 4-10; $5/person; call 770.564.4680 for more information. Register by Friday, March 11. Mountain Park Activity Building, 1063 Rockbridge Road, Stone Mountain. Code: MPAB14191

Also, from 4PM-7PM, seniors can enjoy the luck-o-the Irish and a delicious corned beef, cabbage and potato meal and special entertainment on St. Patty’s Day. $15/person; pre-registration is required by 3/10. Bethesda Park Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville.

“Days of our Lives” Cast heads to Suwanee on Book Tour

“Days of our Lives” Cast heads to Suwanee on Book Tour

ATLANTA – For all of you soap opera fans and, trust me, we know you’re out there come out to Suwanee City Hall and celebrate your guilty obsession. There will be a book signing of “Days of our Lives 45 Years: A Celebration in Photos” and the “Days of our Lives” inspired novel “A Secret in Salem” on March 21st from 6PM until 8PM.

Cast members Cast members Nadia Bjorlin (“Chloe”), Chandler Massey (“Will”), James Reynolds (“Abe”), Eric Martsolf (“Brady”), Galen Gering (“Rafe”), and Crystal Chappell (“Carly”) will join Executive in Charge of Production Greg Meng and Hollywood Art Director Eddie Campbell will, all, be on hand to sign copies of the book.

The Atlanta date follows sold-out stops, which included New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, Houston, Detroit, and Chicago where thousands of fans showed up to see their favorite stars on this national tour. 

The book “Days of our Lives 45 Years: a Celebration in Photos” is a har