(Hoodline)—Looking to get out into the community this weekend?

From a family fun day to a conversation with the founder of the Atlanta BeltLine, there’s plenty to do when it comes to community and cultural events coming up in Atlanta. Read on for a rundown.

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2019 Family Fun Day

The fifth annual Family Fun Day is this weekend, and for four hours, families can participate in health screenings, fitness activities and recreational games. Activities will include volleyball games, an adult kickball tournament and Zumba sessions. For pure fun, check out the face painting, storytelling, line dancing and hands-on art projects that will be featured.

When: Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Where: Oak Hill, Child, Family and Adolescent Center, 2805 Metropolitan Parkway SW.
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Wylde Night: An Art Evening Honoring Sally Wylde

Wylde Center and Chosewood Arts Complex are hosting a celebration of the life and works of art by painter Sally Wylde. Wylde’s art career spanned from 1993-2010, and on Saturday, her pieces will be on display and on the market (proceeds to benefit the Wylde Center) for the first time. Music will be provided by Ella Wylde, and there will be light refreshments and a cash bar.

When: Saturday, May 4, 6–11 p.m.
Where: Chosewood Arts, 420 McDonough Blvd. SE.
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

An Afternoon with Ryan Gravel

Ryan Gravel, the founder of Atlanta BeltLine, will lead a conversation on the power of modern development and how the Greater East Atlanta corridor can support transformation and equality in the metropolitan area. Ryan is an innovative urban planner who has contributed much to Atlanta’s city planning. The talk is being held in the school’s theater, and the doors will open at 3:15 p.m.

When: Sunday, May 5, 4–7 p.m.
Where: Charles R. Drew Charter School, 300 E. Lake Blvd. SE.
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets


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