Lil Scrappy performs at MLK Festival

Compiled by Kalin Thomas Staff Writer | 5/24/2013, noon
Carla Morrison, Founder/Executive Director of Sisters of Today and Tomorrow (SOT) received the 2013 InfluenceHER Community Award from the DIVAS ...
Rapper Lil Scrappy

ATLANTA -- Atlanta's Love & Hip Hop star Lil Scrappy will perform on the Super Stage at the MLK Renaissance Festival May 25 - 26 along Martin Luther King Drive, between Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. and Paschal Drive.

The free event will cater to the vast cultural concerns of metro area residents, from children to senior citizens.

Musical entertainment is expected to be clean and family friendly.

For more information, visit www.ATLSuperfest.com.

Free jazz concert slated for May 28

LITHONIA – A free jazz concert will be held 7 – 8 p.m. May 28 at Stonecrest Library, 3123 Klondike Road.

For more information, call 770-482-3828.

Black Chamber to host open house

GWINNETT – The Atlanta Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce (AMBCC) will host a “Business Opportunities Forum” 9:30 - 11 a.m. May 31 at BizLynks Center; 3665 Club Drive, Suite 107.

This forum will explore opportunities for greater economic collaboration in the areas of business, community and government through an intimate networking environment.

For more information, call 770-374-6226.

BlackTop Circus hosts acting camp

DECATUR – The BlackTop Circus will host an acting and improv summer camp for youth 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. May 28 – Aug. 2 at The Porter Sanford III Performing Arts Center, 3181 Rainbow Drive; and The Community Achievement Center, 4522 Flat Shoals Pkwy.

The camp will include workshops with TV actors, and will include free breakfast and lunch.

For more information and to register, call -678-439-5433 or visit www.TheBlackTopCircus.com.

South-View Cemetery to honor veterans

ATLANTA – South-View Cemetery will hold a Memorial Day Celebration to honor veterans interred there at 10:30 a.m. May 27 at the cemetery, 1990 Jonesboro Road.

For more information, call 404-622-5393.

Archibong to host party for seniors

ATLANTA – To honor Older Americans Month, City councilmember Natalyn Mosby Archibong will host a “Block Party for the senior residents at the Veranda at Auburn Point 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. May 24 at the residence, 115 Hilliard St.

Archibong is also co-hosting a senior appreciation event 4 p.m. May 30 at Wheat Towers, 375 Auburn Ave.

Residents will enjoy refreshments and watch the classic film, “Carmen Jones.”

For more information, call 404-330-6048.

Senior scam forum slated for May 29

ATLANTA -- Fulton County is hosting an information session to help seniors to avoid scams 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. May 29 at the Auburn Senior Center, 300 Edgewood Ave.

The session will provide information to help seniors to identify, prevent and report fraudulent and deceptive schemes.

For more information, call 404-613-7944.

‘Fun Day at Fortson’ slated for May 31

HAMPTON – The DeKalb Cooperative Extension will host “Fun Day at Fortson” 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. May 31 at Fortson 4-H Center, 999 Fortson Road.

Activities for 4th through 6th graders will include: zip lining, rock wall, archery, basketball, herpetology, canoeing, kickball, nature trails, swimming and fishing.

For more information, call 404-298-4080 or visit www.UGAExtension.com/DeKalb.