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Your Local Community’s Best Kept Secret Activities

The city of Atlanta is a metropolis bursting at the seams with history, culture, and attractions. Whether your preference is art, music, sports, or history there is always an opportunity to get into something fun and exciting. Although major events are great, there are also multiple local charms you may not be aware of. Below are a few great suggestions of happenings this month in your very own neighborhood.


The Alpharetta-Roswell Library book club welcomes community members every second Tuesday to take a deep dive into thoughtful conversations surrounding the book of choice each month. This general interest club focuses on non-fiction titles that are discussed in depth amongst peers during every session. This group also provides an interactive Facebook page where members can chat and connect. As part of the Fulton County Library System, this event is amongst a host of several others to explore. Next time you’re looking to socialize, try the activities hosted by the FCLS. You will not be disappointed.


With the holidays approaching, there are countless local organizations planning seasonal events. Hence, Rock Bridge Baptist Church in Norcross is gearing up to spread holiday cheer through food. They are welcoming Seniors for a luncheon and church-wide Thanksgiving meal on Saturday, November 27th at 11:00 am. Additionally, their senior luncheons are scheduled quite frequently for those looking to fellowship. If interested, you can access their calendar with the luncheon schedule plus other events on their website. Like RBBC, there are many local churches providing holiday dinners, plays, and special programming. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for even more events that are being held at churches near you.


Ready to dust off your dancing shoes? If so, the American Legion Post 201 is the ideal place for you. On Wednesdays, the public is invited to step by step line dancing classes with seasoned instructors. To follow is an open-line dance hour where you’re free to show off your new moves. The fun does not have to stop there, the Legion is also hosting, “Buddy’s Ballroom Bash,” where you can swoon an entire evening packed with the best collection of ballroom dance music classics. This magical event is being held on November 13th for all who would like to participate. Nationwide, the American Legions are another neighborhood staple known to regularly facilitate events for the community. Don’t forget these local gems the next time you’re looking to have a bit of fun.


All in all, if you are ever in search of local events look no further than right under your nose. There are many common neighboring organizations that are hubs for endless entertainment. In a similar fashion, Village Park Senior Living Communities are always buzzing with daily, weekly, and monthly events and activities. To find out more about our happenings, follow our social media pages to stay in the know. Happy exploring!