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$10 HAIRCUTS TO HELP "A FRIEND'S HOUSE"

$10 HAIRCUTS TO HELP "A FRIEND'S HOUSE"

On Sunday July 15th from 1-5pm  the HAIRWAVES STUDIO at 2266 Jonesboro Road and Chambers Road intersection in McDonough will be holding a "CUT-A-THON" for A Friend's House shelter for neglected and abused children of Henry County.

Stylists will perform wet cuts and clipper cuts for a $10 donation from clients with ALL of the proceeds going to A  Friends House.   Come get a great haircut from some of Henry County's top stylists and help out others.

HairWaves studio is easy to get to.   Just take Exit 221 Jonesboro Rd and go West 1 mile off of I-75.  Just across  from the CVS.

(770) 898-1473

Buy a Dairy Queen Blizzard, give a miracle

Buy a Dairy Queen Blizzard, give a miracle

ATLANTA -- Enjoy a cool treat and help kids in need at the same time on Dairy Queen's Miracle Treat Day.

On Thursday, June 26, the fast food chain will donate one dollar from every Blizzard Treat sold to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, which provides funding for 170 children's hospitals in North America.

Learn more at miracletreatday.com.

3 words: Frappuccino Happy Hour

3 words: Frappuccino Happy Hour

ATLANTA -- It's back! Starbucks' wildly popular Frappuccino Happy Hour event will return this Friday, May 4.

The coffeehouse chain will hold Frappuccino Happy Hour every day through Sunday, May 13, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. All sizes of the Frappuccino frozen drinks are half-price during Happy Hour.

Starbucks has brought back its two coconut drinks -- the Mocha Coconut Frappuccino and the Coconut Crème Frappuccino -- for summer. It also debuted two brand new flavors on Tuesday.

The Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino is "an indulgent blend of rich mocha sauce, vanilla syrup, Frappuccino chips, our signature Frappuccino Roast coffee and milk blended with ice and topped with delicious chocolatey whipped cream and chocolate cookie crumbles."

7th Annual Teen Driving Academy set for May 5

7th Annual Teen Driving Academy set for May 5

 

Henry County Police Department and the Safe America Foundation are hosting the 7th Annual Safe Teen Georgia Driving Academy at the Atlanta Motor Speedway on May 5, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Teenagers and their parents will learn about Georgia Driving Laws, the consequences of distracted and impaired driving, trauma care, insurance, car maintenance, railroad safety and much more in “pit stop” classes throughout the day. Attendees will also have the opportunity to experience driving on an obstacle course using fatal vision goggles or texting, watch what happens in a roll-over accident, and take a braking test on simulators. In addition, there will be demonstrations of a car crash extraction with the Jaws of Life and live helicopter rescues. Henry County Public Safety officials will be on hand to answer questions and give vital information on keeping teens safe while behind the wheel.

Spice Market Announces “Artful Thursdays” and “Après Art” Packages

Spice Market Announces “Artful Thursdays” and “Après Art” Packages

Spice Market, located inside the W Atlanta-Midtown, is rolling out two new promotions with the High Museum of Art in Midtown beginning the week of April 16 in order to encourage guests to support the arts and to offer a convenient and free parking option for museum-goers.

The restaurant’s Artful Thursdays will take place every Thursday evening beginning at 5 p.m. and includes the following:

·         Complimentary valet at the W Atlanta-Midtown (guests most present their High Museum ticket and their Spice Market receipt upon leaving to receive valet services free of charge)

·         Half-priced tickets to the High Museum of Art, which can be purchased at the Museum. The Museum is open until 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

Study sessions planned for Clayton State students

Study sessions planned for Clayton State students

MORROW, Ga. -- Clayton State University plans to host three study initiatives for students preparing to take their final exams, vice president for enrollment management and academic success Dr. Mark Daddona announced Monday.

A Tutoring Blitz, sponsored by the Center for Academic Success, will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Apr. 25 and Thursday, Apr. 26. Daddona said "drop-in" tutoring will be available for almost every subject, and refreshments will be served as well. The Tutoring Blitz is held in the James M. Baker University Center.

Saturday, Apr. 28 is Science Study Day, where students enrolled in science courses can receive extra help. It will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in rooms G211 and G213 of the Arts & Sciences Building.

Spring ArtFest, local artists and families to enjoy a fun-filled day in the park, April 21

Spring ArtFest, local artists and families to enjoy a fun-filled day in the park, April 21

McDONOUGH --  Spring ArtFest on Saturday, April 21 from 10am-5pm will be full of hand-crafted jewelry, painted furniture, wearable art and more!  In addition to the artists market, the festival features live entertainment, a "Tastiest Pound Cake Contest", and a visit from "The Cat in the Hat."

"McDonough Arts Spring Artfest is designed for the public to enjoy an artful, festive, spring day in the park," says Nan Lee, event chairperson. "Come meet and greet friends and family as you enjoy many art related experiences along with great music and food. It's an ideal place for Mother's Day shopping!"