Archive for July, 2011

New Heroes Exhibit at Heritage Sandy Springs Opening August 10

[ August 10, 2011; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. August 13, 2011; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. August 17, 2011; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. August 20, 2011; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. August 24, 2011; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. August 27, 2011; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. August 30, 2011; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. September 3, 2011; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Opening to the public on August 10, 2011 “Heroes of Sandy Springs,” is a new exhibit in the Heritage Sandy Springs Museum that draws on historical photographs, archives, artifacts, and film clips to tell the story of policing and fire fighting in Sandy Springs. Located in the Williams-Payne House at Heritage Green, the exhibit will [...]

See ‘Last Comic Standing’ Winner Jeff Heffron at the Punchline

[ July 30, 2011; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm. 10:45 pm to 11:45 pm. July 31, 2011; 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Tickets for this weekend’s performances at the Punchline Comedy Club are going fast. If you are in the mood to laugh until you cry, then you need to get online and purchase tickets to see Jeff Heffron ASAP before they are sold out. You have four opportunities to catch his show: three on Saturday, July [...]

Ray’s on the River Hosts Wine Tasting Event

[ August 4, 2011; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Sandy Springs wine enthusiasts will not want to miss the wine tasting event taking place at Ray’s on the River next Thursday, August 4, 2011. For only $45 per person, which includes tax and gratuity, you can savor a selection of wines from renowned Napa Valley winemakers Pall Hobbs and Shafer, Food & Wine’s 2009 [...]

Catch a Movie This Weekend

[ July 30, 2011; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] While summer vacation may be winding down, the summer season is still in full swing. As a result, we are suffering from excruciating heat and humidity. So, this weekend, why not make plans to remain indoors and visit the Lefont Theater in Sandy Springs.

On Saturday night, July 30, 2011, the Lefont Theater and Georgia Coalition [...]

Sandy Springs’ Huntcliff Gets a Movie-Makeover

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As if Sandy Springs weren’t fabulous enough, now the city is going to be immortalized on the big screen. Earlier this month, Hollywood flocked to our vibrant north Atlanta city to film The Three Stooges. More specifically, they zeroed in on Huntcliff, one of Sandy Springs’ most popular neighborhoods.  They didn’t make any drastic changes [...]

National Night Out to be Held on August 2nd

[ August 2, 2011; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] The City of Sandy Springs and Target have teamed up for the 28th Annual National Night Out (NNO) in an effort to create a safer and healthier community. A children’s (ages 14 and younger) celebration will be held on Tuesday, August 2, 2011, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Hammond Park at 6005 Hammond Drive. [...]

Friends of Sandy Springs Awarded the Sticks for Kids Excellence Award

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The Golf Course Builders Association of America (GCBAA) Foundation and National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) are proud to announce the recipient of the inaugural Sticks for Kids Excellence Award: Friends of Sandy Springs Foundation in Sandy Springs, Ga.
The award is meant to honor an outstanding junior golf program that has utilized its granted Sticks [...]

Sandy Springs Fire Department Offering CERT Training

[ August 6, 2011; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. August 13, 2011; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. August 20, 2011; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. August 27, 2011; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Have you ever wanted to help in an emergency?

If your answer is yes, we need you to be a part of CERT!

The Sandy Springs Fire Department is offering CERT training to our community. The goal is for SSFD to provide training on basic response skills to members of neighborhoods, community organizations, communities of faith and [...]

Call for Entries for the Sandy Springs Playable Art Park

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By the Fall of 2012, Abernathy Road will have a completely different look. The Sandy Springs Conservancy and Art Sandy Springs have joined forces to create the Playable Art Park at Abernathy Greenway. These are two different components: the Abernathy Greenway and the Playable Art Park. First, the Abernathy Greenway is going to be a [...]

Serrano Condos Now #1 in Atlanta

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According to the latest report from Smart Numbers, Serrano has become the number one selling condo community in Atlanta. In the first quarter of 2011, the Sandy Springs new home community had a total of 32 closings. And, if their Facebook updates are accurate, the community’s sales did not diminish in the second quarter, reaching [...]