HBCU Alumni host 5K run, health fair reunion

6/28/2013, 2:39 p.m.

ATLANTA – The Atlanta HBCU Alumni Alliance will sponsor its 6th Annual 5K Run/Walk on Jun 29 (7:30 a.m. - Noon) at Grant Park, 840 Cherokee Ave.

The event will include a free health fair. 

For more information, call 404-260-7404.

HABESHA to host

‘Organic Fest’

HABESHA Inc. will host “Organic Fest” on June 29 (Noon - 9 p.m.) at Omenala Griot African Museum, 337 Dargan Place.

The free event will include:  live music, gard-ening, a healer’s pavilion, a children’s corner, a marketplace and more.

For more information, call 888-308-7473 or visit www.HABESHAInc.org.

Caribbean authors

showcased June 29

ATLANTA – Caribbean authors will be showcased June 29 (1 p.m.) at the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library downtown, One Margaret Mitchell Square.

The authors will discuss their books, and autographed copies will be available for purchase.

For more information, call 404-730-1700.

Library needs

book donations

DECATUR -- The Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library needs the public to donate books and other media on June 29 during library hours at 2861 Wesley Chapel Road.

Donations are for the library’s book sale fundraisers.  Donatios of five or more items will be rewarded with a Chick-fil-A coupon for a free chicken sandwich. 

For more information, call 404-286-6980.

Reconstruction Era

discussed June 30

ATLANTA – Dr. Lawrence Jackson of Emory University will discuss the “Reconstruction Era” in his book, “My Father’s Name: A Black Virginia Family After the Civil War” on June 30 (3 p.m.) at the Auburn Avenue Research Library, 101 Auburn Ave.

            For more information, call 404-730-4001.

Compiled by Kalin Thomas