Five Things to Know Today - August 8
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1. Weather - It's umbrella time, Brookhaven. The National Weather Service predicts a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8 a.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 102 so stay cool and stay dry.
3. Grab a friend or two and get your exercise on today at Lynwood Park Recreation Center for adult free play basketball all day.
4. Join Dennis Palmer for this high intensity kick-boxing series on Monday at 4 p.m. at Body Vision Studio. Cost for Series: $150, Single Session: $20
5. Video Camp is underway for kids ages 10-14, M-F, August 8-12 at the Coward Family YMCA. Campers will learn how to shoot and edit video using the Y's MacLab. Instructors will teach the proper steps involved in video production. The camps cost $175 for facility members and $200 for program members for the week. Kids can be dropped off between 7-9am and picked up between 4-6:30 p.m. Campers will enjoy other activities such as swimming, songs and additional camp games.
Bonus: Did you know? Students who enter grade nine in 2011 – 2012 and beyond will not take, and are not required to pass, the GHSGT. They are required to take and pass the Georgia High School Writing Test. *information from the Georgia Department of Education.