In Southern League: A True Story of Baseball, Civil Rights, and the Deep South's Most Compelling Pennant Race, author Larry Colton tells the story of the Southern League's 1964 Birmingham Barons, the first integrated sports team in Alabama. Seventeen years after Jackie Robinson broke the major league's color line, the Barons competed at the height of the civil rights protests and race riots. Colton discusses and signs copies of the book at the Carter Presidential Library. A Cappella Books will have copies of the book for sale in the lobby. The event is free and open to the public. Free
Chef Linton Hopkins will demonstrate how to create farm-to-table cuisine by preparing a three course meal based on the "surprise" ingredients of a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) box. Participants will discover the techniques and best practices of farm-to-table cookery. The menu and ingredients will be unknown to Chef Hopkins until they are delivered straight from the farm. This class is a must for anyone who enjoys farmers market shopping or belongs to a CSA group. The evening will also include wine tastings and a chance to win tasty door prizes provided by Bella Cucina Artful Foods and Cabot Cheese. $60
This event – keynoted by Senator Johnny Isakson and other prominent figures in government and global health – is an important follow-up and expansion of the discussions held in May of 2012 at the Atlanta Summit on Global Health and Water. It will be focused on the critical connecting points between food security and achieving sustainable health and nutrition outcomes in some of the world’s most challenging places. This conference will look at how the United States, even in the midst of fiscal austerity and political division, can best sustain its leadership in improving the world's health. Free Admission*Email email@example.com to find out how to receive priority registration information.
Black Book Drawing & Networking (6 p.m.) Bring your sketchbook/black book and share your art, info and draw on other artists' blackbook. Guest Mr. E the Motivator (7 p.m.) Speaker, educator and activist, Jason D. Etheridge, also known as Mr. E! The Motivator! is a rising force in the field of student engagement. His highly energetic, musical and up-lifting live performances are connecting students, parents and teachers to their full potentials as they relate to their roles in success in children. Free
This exhibition, the second in a series organized by Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, features 60 projects that address the multiple issues arising from life in informal settlements, commonly known as slums, such as the lack of potable water and crowded living conditions. The resulting design initiatives reveal as much about life in these areas as they present ingenious solutions. Free
Original student artworks from public and private schools within the 5th Congressional District.
Paint features artwork by Elizabeth Sheppell and Justine Rubin. Free
Charles "Teenie" Harris, a noted photographer for the Pittsburgh Courier, chronicled Pittsburgh's African-American community over a period of 50 years, from Jim Crow through the civil rights eras. Come explore this historic photographic exhibition on display for the first time in the Southeast that poetically captures the vibrant black urban experience. Free
$7 New Orleans cocktails - Hurrican and Sazerac
$10 Gumbo, Red Beans, or Jambalaya
Body Carnival: The Science and Fun of Being You explores the physical science of the human body through a variety of exciting and engaging activities. $12.75
For the entire month of May, Meehan’s Public House Sandy Springs is challenging guests to float a Newcastle keg to win the prize of a $50 Meehan’s gift card! Visit your neighborhood pub in Sandy Springs to enter this challenge or to just enjoy a nice pint of Newcastle!