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Grant Park Opening Day Pool Party, today at 2:30pm

Grant Park Opening Day Pool Party, today at 2:30pm

Atlanta, GA --  Slip on the flippers and throw on the goggles. The annual opening of the Grant Park Pool is only one week away.<?xml:namespace prefix = o />

Swimming officially starts again on Monday, May 30th (Memorial Day) at the Grant Park Pool, located at 625 Park Avenue in the beautiful 132-acre Grant Park.

In honor of this annual rite of summer, District 1 Atlanta City Councilmember Carla Smith will host the annual Grant Park Pool Opening Day Party from 2:30 until 4:30 p.m. on the pool deck.

50% off 1 week of Summer Art Camp at The Little House of Art in Brookhaven ($250 value)

50% off 1 week of Summer Art Camp at The Little House of Art in Brookhaven ($250 value)

Little artists can live out big dreams this summer at The Little House of Art in Brookhaven. This unique children's art studio offers wonderful summer camps that give kids the chance to bring out their inner creativity, have fun, and express their ideas and emotions through art. Save 50% off with Today's Scoop: CLICK HERE TO PAY $125 for 1 week of arts and crafts camp, ages 3-6. Limited quantity available!!

THIS EXCLUSIVE DEAL ENDS SATURDAY, MAY 28TH AT MIDNIGHT OR WHEN IT SELLS OUT!

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The LAA's Copa Latina de Atlanta - June 11th

The LAA's Copa Latina de Atlanta - June 11th

On June 11th the Latin American Association will host its second annual charity soccer tournament: Copa Latina de Atlanta. The tournament will be held at the Atlanta Silverbacks Park, 3200 Atlanta Silverbacks Way.

The tournament is open to adult, teen and youth teams. Two games are guaranteed and all players will receive a t-shirt.

Registration Information:

Team Captains should register teams before June 3, 2011. You may register at www.thelaa.org, email smarske@thelaa.org, or call 404-471-1892.

Fees -

  • Individual teams $250
  • Youth Teams (11-14 yrs) $140
  • Corporate Sponsored Teams $350

In addition to the soccer tournament, there will be a free Family Fiesta beginning at 11 a.m.!

For further information, visit the website www.thelaa.org!

Memorial Day Weekend Events Around Atlanta and Beyond You Don't Want to Miss

Memorial Day Weekend Events Around Atlanta and Beyond You Don't Want to Miss

Spring will be in full swing when Memorial weekend arrives to Atlanta. From World of Coca-Cola, movies under the stars, dolphin shows,  to all the way to Unicoi State Park and Lodge in  Helen, GA this Memorial Day weekend is going to be jam-packed with big events. No matter what your choice is, make sure to plan ahead. Many events are free but others will require you to buy tickets.

 

For a complete list of Memorial Weekend events around Atlanta (World of Coca-Cola, Mall of Gerorgia, Callaway Gardens, Georgia State Parks, to Underground Atlanta) please vist our website or click here.

 

BEST SPOTS: Summer Camps for Kids

BEST SPOTS: Summer Camps for Kids

BUCKHEAD, Ga. -- For this week’s installment of Best Spots, we've compiled a list of the best summer camps for your children, this year.

Camp Best Friends is accepting applications for the 2011 summer season. The program has been serving children ages 5-16 throughout the metro area for about 30 years. The program is comprised of eight specialty camps, 12 day camps, two traditional teen camps and one pilot teen camp. Camp starts on May 31 and runs until July 22; an extended camp will be held at Adams Park, Peachtree Hills and Rosel Fann Parks and they will start July 25 and August 5. Camp costs $65 per week/per child for Atlanta resident and City of Atlanta employees and $110 for non-residents.

YMCA Centers are the nation’s largest provider of child care services and there are a number of YMCA centers around the metro area.

The 2011 Falcons Cheerleaders launch their new reality TV show, New South: Making the Team

 The 2011 Falcons Cheerleaders launch their new reality TV show, New South: Making the Team

BUCKHEAD --  The 2011 Atlanta Falcons cheerleaders made their first public appearance as a new team to celebrate the launch of their new reality TV show, New South: Making the Team with the Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders.

The meet and greet party featured the cheerleaders themselves, VIP guests, and the premiere showing of the first 2 episodes. The five-episode series will then air exclusively on XFINITY On Demand from Comcast and will be available 24/7.

There were veterans in attendance, but also the rookies had the their first chance to meet fans and work the crowd.

Metro Atlanta celebrates warm weather, water safety

Metro Atlanta celebrates warm weather, water safety

ATLANTA -- The weather is finally getting warmer, which means it's the perfect time to visit one of the many pools in Metro Atlanta.

The 11Alive Web Team has compiled a list of public pools located throughout North Georgia:

* Northeast Metro
Clarke, Forsyth, Gwinnett and Hall Counties

* South Metro
Clayton, Coweta, Fayette, Henry and South Fulton Counties

* Intown and North Fulton
Also includes DeKalb County

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