sandy springs: Inaugural Food That Rocks, May 14, 2016 - 05/02/16 06:40 AM

It’s time to eat, drink and party with a purpose. The inaugural Food That Rocks, a Celebration of Sandy Springs, is set for Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 7pm – 11pm.
For one night only, more than 20 of the best local restaurants will be rocking the big tent in Hammond Park, in the heart of Sandy Springs.  This all-inclusive festival will provide food, wine, beer and cocktail tastes from local mixologists, local musicians and benefit Sandy Springs-based charities Second Helpings, Ian’s Friends Foundation and the Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance. Food that Rocks will be under the Big Top Tents in Hammond … (1 comments)

sandy springs: Concerts By the Springs Kicks Off May 8th - 05/02/16 04:12 AM

Heritage Sandy Springs invites you to the 20th Season of Concerts by the Springs, the outdoor summer concert series in Sandy Springs presented one Sunday each month, May through September. 2016 Concerts by the Springs is open to the public and has become a celebrated community tradition each summer.
The 2016 Concerts by the Springs season features five unforgettable performances, offering something for all ages and audiences:
May 8 – Bogey & the Viceroy (Swanky Soul and Rock ‘n Roll)
June 12 – Convoy (Classic Country Rock Tribute)
July 10 – Electric Avenue (80’s Pop Tribute)
August 14 – A1A (Jimmy Buffet Tribute)
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sandy springs: Food ‘n Fun Festival on Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 04/14/16 01:28 PM

Give Food and Have Fun at the Community Assistance Center’s 4th Annual Food ‘n Fun Festival on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 10 am – 3 pm for a fun-filled, outdoor, family event with activities and games for all ages in Sandy Springs! Join your neighbors from all walks of life gather together to raise awareness, funds and food to combat hunger and homelessness in our community while enjoying a fun day together! Bring your family and friends to the free festival! Gather a group now and plan to participate in the team events!
Team events include:
The Food Challenge, a food drive … (3 comments)

sandy springs: What to do in Atlanta this weekend - 04/14/16 01:18 PM
Spring has definitely sprung in Atlanta and there are a lot of options if you want to stop binge watching on Netflix and get out and enjoy the weather and have some fun.
The 13th season of Oakhurst Jazz Nights continues tonight. Hundreds of jazz lovers will be headed to Oakhurst and picnicking at sunset again in April to enjoy some of the best jazz artists in the southeast. The Oakhurst Jazz Nights offer another great season of free outdoor jazz concerts this spring, with Bonaventure Quartet( with Amy Pike) playing tonight. All concerts begin at 7 pm and end at 9 … (0 comments)

sandy springs: Sandy Springs Artsapalooza April 16-17, 2016 - 03/30/16 03:50 PM

The 2016 Sandy Springs Artsapalooza will be held April 16-17, 2016. Event hours are Saturday 10:00AM – 6:00PM and Sunday 11:00AM – 6:00PM in Sandy Springs. The Sandy Springs Artsapalooza is a two-day outdoor Atlanta event with an emphasis on the visual arts and handcraft. Located in the heart of Sandy Springs in Fulton County, they set out with many different goals in mind: 1) Give back to the community through art; 2) Create a venue that emphasizes local and Georgian artists, so they have a show they can depend on in their own back yard; 3) Bring a festival to … (1 comments)

sandy springs: 2016 Rhythm and Brews in Sandy Springs - 03/21/16 02:21 PM

Heritage Sandy Springs presents Rhythm and Brews 2016: a celebration of local bands and local beers in Sandy Springs. Kick back and relax with a frosty beverage while listening to a wide variety of live music in a beautiful outdoor setting. Rhythm and Brews 2016 takes place on Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 1:00pm to 8:30pm.
Heritage Sandy Springs unveiled the concert series Rhythm & Brews in Summer 2013. This open-air, happy hour series presented four acts in a variety of musical genres; each month featured an unforgettable weeknight performance of both up-and-coming and established artists whose origins are deeply rooted in … (0 comments)

sandy springs: Fourth of July Events Around Sandy Springs - 07/04/12 07:41 AM

Last minute planning for the Fourth of July? If you’re wanting a fireworks show to celebrate Independence Day, here are some of the options in metro Atlanta.
Legendary 4th at Lenox Square Mall
Atlanta’s Lenox Square is home to the Southeast’s largest celebration, attracting more than 200,000 people annually. Lenox Square’s annual event is patriotic fun with family-friendly live musical entertainment on the mall’s outdoor main stage. Culminating the evening will be the signature fireworks display, featuring thousands of fireworks bursting in air for approximately 20 minutes, accompanied by a patriotic musical soundtrack. The fireworks display starts at approximately 9:35 … (0 comments)

sandy springs: Sandy Springs Meeting for the Northridge/GA 400 Project - 12/01/11 10:05 PM
Sandy Springs residents mark your calendar for the public meeting on the Northridge/GA 400 Project.
On December 5, 2011, the Georgia Department of Transportation will hold a public information open house concerning the proposed road improvements at SR 400/US 19 and CR 145/Northridge Road. The hearing will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at the City of Sandy Springs City Hall, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 500, Sandy Springs, Ga 30350.
The proposed project NH000-0056-01(061) consists of 0.4 miles of widening along Northridge Road from Somerset Court to just west of Dunwoody Place. Northridge Road from Roberts … (1 comments)

sandy springs: Sandy Springs to Improve Fire Stations - 04/12/11 09:48 PM
Great news for Sandy Springs fire stations 1 and 2 as they are set for some safety improvements. The city’s fire rescue service has received the Assistance to Firefighters Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and they have decided to use the money by installing sprinkler systems in these two stations. Now the city’s firefighters will be better protected at work, allowing them to perform their duties with peace of mind.  The award period of this grant is February 18, 2011 to February 17, 2012, with approved amounts of $49,500 for station 1 and $60,500 for station 2.
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sandy springs: Register for Sandy Springs Summer Camps - 04/12/11 09:39 PM
Online registration for the Recreation and Parks Department’s summer camps and classes is underway. There are summer fun opportunities for all ages: preschool, youth and teens.
Some of the Sandy Springs summer camps offered include: Day Camp, Sports Camp, Introduction to Tennis, Soccer, Gymnastics, Preschool Gymnastics, Mighty Mites, 31 Stories Discover Me, Creative Theatre and Act Up! Drama Camp and Middle School Summer Hangout.
To register online and for a complete schedule of summer camps and programs, visit Activenet or call 770-206-2035 for additional information.
When: Camps will occur between May 31, 2011 and August 26, 2011. Each camp has … (0 comments)

sandy springs: Sandy Springs Implements Hot-In-Place Recycling - 04/12/11 09:33 PM
Have you heard about Hot-In-Place Recycling? With the new asphalt pavement preservation that the City of Sandy Springs utilizes, you have yet one more reason to be proud to call Sandy Springs home. Considering all of the benefits of this technique it is a wonder that Sandy Springs is the first place in the southeastern US to begin the project, which is called Hot-In-Place Recycling. Hot-In-Place Recycling is a process of correcting asphalt pavement surface distress by softening the existing surface with heat, mechanically removing the pavement surface, mixing it with a recycling agent, possibly adding virgin asphalt and/or … (0 comments)

sandy springs: Sandy Springs Utilizes Smart911 - 02/19/11 10:45 PM
Sandy Springs is once again proving to be on the cutting edge of technology and safety by being the first city in Georgia to purchase and use Smart911. Smart911 is free to residents and makes placing an emergency call much more efficient and effective. With Smart911, residents are able to enter critical information they want to make available during an emergency through a secure website. Whatever information is submitted through the site is then automatically delivered to the 9-1-1 operator and to emergency responders when a 9-1-1 call is placed.
City officials are encouraging all residents to register since entering critical … (0 comments)

sandy springs: Will Sandy Springs Become a College Town? - 02/19/11 10:38 PM
City officials are hoping that one day Sandy Springs will indeed become a college town. Now, when we say “college town” we are not referring to places like Athens, GA where the whole city revolves around one of the state’s largest universities. No, in Sandy Springs’ case, the city will  welcome a satellite campus for Gwinnett Technical College. In a public town meeting held on January 18, 2011, Mayor Eva Galambos and other city officials approved a proposal to bid for the new campus with a 4 – 3 vote. It was a close call, but after the heated debate, Sandy … (0 comments)

sandy springs: Sandy Springs Fire Department Receives Crown Award - 02/19/11 10:31 PM
Hats off to the Sandy Springs Fire Department as American City & County has deemed them one of the nation’s 2010 “America’s Crown Communities.” The magazine’s annual rankings recognize the best local governments are based on nominations submitted by readers and city and county officials. Sandy Springs Fire Rescue was recognized for being a Heart Safe City.
One thing that significantly contributed to this award is the fact that all personnel in the Fire Department are trained in CPR and AED. Having this requirement has increased the out-of-hospital survival rate for cardiac arrests. In fact, Sandy Springs is well above the … (0 comments)

 
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