Get Out: 5 Things to Do This Weekend

Sandy Springs happenings include fun for the kids, theater, art, comedy and recycling.


Winter Festival for Kids. The whole family can enjoy Recreation and Parks Department activities including a marshmallow roast, hot cocoa, carnival games, crafts station, inflatables, tiny town cars, kiddie train, “Georgia style” sledding hill and more!  4- 8 p.m., today at the 85 Mount Vernon Hwy N.W.

Annual Instructors' Showcase Opening Reception. The event kicks off an exhibit of various mediums by AAC instructors. Reception: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Friday. The exhibit runs through Feb. 15.

“Metamorphoses.” Audience members are seated on stage around a pool constructed by North Springs students. The innovative production includes eight Greek myths, all with water symbolizing transformation. The work is adapted by Mary Zimmerman from the Ovid poem by the same name. The North Springs High School play runs today through Jan. 21.  Weekend showtimes:  9 p.m. Friday;  2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Saturday.  $10-$20.

Funnyman J. Anthony Brown. The comedian from the Tom Joyner Morning Show and James Gregory were the first comics to perform at The Punchline in 1982. Brown returns at 8 p.m., Sunday. Call for prices.

Document Shredding. Free shredding from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Monday at the Sandy Springs Recycling Center. Normally, the center offers shredding services daily, at $6 per box. On Monday, They will also take most electronics off your hands. Old televisions will cost $10 to drop off. And TVs over 36” will cost $25. 

Judy Goldberg January 14, 2012 at 05:10 PM
Don't miss Metamorphoses at North Spring High School. I saw it opening night and it is an incredible show!


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