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Calvary Children's Home Celebrates 45th Anniversary
What: The children's home in Powder Springs will be celebrating its 45th birthday with an event including barbecue chicken, hot dogs, hamburgers, rides, music and more. The community is invited.
When: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Calvary Children's Home, 1430 Lost Mountain Road, Powder Springs
Performing for the Dream
What: "Performing for the Dream—An Afternoon of Fine Arts" is Hillgrove High School's annual fundraiser featuring the visual and performing arts of its fine arts students. Refreshments from Southern Hospitality will be served. A silent auction will be held in conjunction with the program. Proceeds will go to the Hillgrove Foundation. The organization's initial project is to complete the football stadium with visitors stands, as Hillgrove is the only Cobb public high school without them.
When: Sunday, starting at 2 p.m.
Where: Hillgrove High School, 4165 Luther Ward Road, Powder Springs
Cost: $20 (purchase online so your tickets will be at will call)
Run for the Ages
What: The first annual Run for the Ages, hosted by the Powder Springs Woman’s Club, will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association and the club’s scholarship program, which provides two McEachern High students a year with financial assistance for college. Events include a 5K run and a one-mile fun run.
When: Saturday, starting at 7:30 a.m. (arrive early if not registered)
Where: Powder Springs Library, 4181 Atlanta St., Powder Springs
Cost: $25 the day of the race
Tapp Middle Presents Honk Jr.
What: The middle school's Drama Club will be performing the musical Honk Jr. Honk is a musical of Hans Christian Anderson’s The Ugly Duckling with a message about tolerance. In 2000, it won “Best Musical” in London. Honk Jr. is a shortened version of the musical aimed toward younger audiences.
When: Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 3 p.m.
Where: Tapp Middle School, 3900 Macedonia Road, Powder Springs
Trinity Chapel Run/Walk
What: The Trinity Chapel Academy Booster Club will host a 5K run/walk and a one-mile run/walk to raise funds for a multi-purpose athletic field that will allow for expansion of the school's athletic program. Following the race, there will be food, children's activities and more.
When: Saturday, starting at 8:30 a.m. (arrive early if not registered)
Where: Trinity Chapel Church of God, 4665 Macland Road, Powder Springs
Cost: $25 for the 5K; $20 for the mile run/walk