(Hoodline)— From a field day to celebrate the first day of summer to a live jazz performance, there’s plenty to enjoy in Atlanta this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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Indie Filmmakers Pitch their Films

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Film Pitch ATL is a monthly event held at Ponce City Market where you can engage with some of the Southeast’s most talented independent filmmakers. Listen as they tell you about their most current production and how they plan to take it from script to screen. Learn from them as they explain their concept, how they cast and crew, their financing strategy, and their marketing and business plan.

When: Wednesday, June 19, 6:30-9 p.m.
Where: General Assembly @ Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, Floor 2
Admission: Free
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East Lake Play Day

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It’s the first day of summer! The Resident & Community Support Program is kicking off the first day of summer with a Field Day of Play on Thursday at the The Villages of East Lake. Expect games and activities for kids ages 5-15.

When: Thursday, June 20, 4-7 p.m.
Where: The Villages of East Lake, 460 E. Lake Blvd.
Admission: Free
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Celebration of Scholarship and Culture

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The Harvard Diversity Project is hosting donors, sponsors and friends at its annual Celebration of Scholarship & Culture, with special guests Soledad O’Brien, Keri Hilson and Melissa Knowles on Thursday at the Atlantic City Hall. Enjoy live music and food as we toast to achievement, excellence and diversity.

When: Thursday, June 20, 6-9:30 p.m.
Where: Atlanta City Hall, 55 Trinity Ave. SW
Admission: $50
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June Friday Jazz

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Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Curtis Taylor is performing on Friday at the High Museum of Art as part of the Jazz 91.9 WCLK’s live jazz event. Taylor plays with a lyrical and melodic improvisational style. His blend of soulfulness, harmonic sensibility, and rhythm makes for an unforgettable sound that directly connects with the soul of the listener.

When: Friday, June 21, 6-10 p.m.
Where: High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. NE
Admission: $14.50
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Ferry Corsten Takes Over the District Atlanta

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The artist’s skills lie in his ability to coax the maximum emotional impact from electronic dance music of all genres, not just trance, but also progressive-house and electro. He remains and has always been ahead-of-his time, making music that becomes a template for others to follow.

When: Friday, June 21, 10 p.m.- 3 a.m.
Where: District Atlanta, 269 Armour Drive NE
Admission: $25 – $40
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