It's Thursday, and you're looking for ideas for the weekend. We're here to help you plan for your leisure time with a few suggestions. If you know of a fun or interesting activity going on, let us know in the comment box.
1. ENJOY THE BLACK HISTORY MONTH DROP-IN CRAFT
Where/When: , 269 Buckhead Ave., N.E., Atlanta, Saturday, noon to 3 p.m.
Why go: Where else are you going to find a spot where children ages 5-12 can drop in at any time between noon and three to make a Black History Month craft as a parent and child activity?
Pricing: Free. For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 404-814-3500.
Where/When: , 3500 Peachtree Road, N.E., Atlanta, Thursday, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Why go: Kicking off its Italian wine dinner series, the restaurant is offering a five course menu, which includes: canapés, seared scallops, duck breast, lamb loin and panna cotta, all paired with wines.
Pricing: $65 per person/call for reservations: 404-844-4810.
3. ATTEND A GOLDEN GALA
Where/When: , 199 Armour Drive N.E., Atlanta, Saturday, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Why go: Enjoy an evening of food, drink, jazz and shopping at the silent auction, while supporting the cause of rescuing Golden Retrievers. Also present will be golden orphans, who could use your help!
Pricing: $100 per person/for more information and tickets: www.adoptagoldenatlanta.com
4. BOOK SIGNING: A PUPPY FOR THE WHITE HOUSE
Where/When: , 3637 Peachtree Road, NE, Atlanta, Sunday, , 3 p.m.
Why go: At this book signing event for a children’s book, take part in a special assignment having to do with the search for a presidential dog.
Pricing: Free, varies with price of book.
5. ENJOY A SUSHI MAKING CLASS
Where/When: , 2221 Peachtree Road., Saturday, check in at 11:30 a.m.; class runs noon to 2:30 p.m.
Why go: Haven’t you always wanted to learn how to make sushi? As part of its ongoing series, once a month this restaurant holds a class good for beginners and advanced students.
Pricing: $80 per student