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Patch Get Out: Racing, Cars, Party, Art, and Wine!!

Do you want to have fun this weekend? There's plenty to be had in Brookhaven in this week's Patch Get Out!

1. Run for a Cause! Brookhaven Bolt 5K Race

This race/community event helps raise funds for Ashford Park Elementary. Join the more than 1,000 runners as they beat feet for a great cause.  

Where: , 2968 Cravenridge Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30319 (Race starts at Village Place Brookhaven and continues through Ashford Park. Also ends at Village Place Brookhaven) When: May 14, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. Contactthebrookhavenbolt@gmail.com, www.brookhavenbolt.com, Twitter: @BrookhavenBolt and Facebook at www.facebook.com/brookhavenbolt  Price: $20 before race/$25 same day Info: The post-race festivities will be emceed by Tom Sullivan and include:            

  • Powerade - Official beverage sponsor of the Brookhaven Bolt
  • Kid friendly area with jump castles and games
  • Race day specials and early openings at a number of Village Place Brookhaven restaurants
  • A variety of sponsor raffles
  • Bagels, bananas and muffins for all runners, walkers and strollers 

Parking for participants is at the Brookhaven Marta station, a short .3-mile warm-up stroll away from the starting area.

Donations are also accepted at www.brookhavenbolt.com for those unable to make the race.

2. Sweet rides and family fun! St. Matthew's Car Show 2011

Have you seen some of the fancy classic cars that go about in Brookhaven? Check out the gorgous autos in the spotlight at this St. Matthew's car show in Loganville. Auto afficionados are sure to enjoy showing off that prize set of wheels, and with live music, a raffle and children's activities, have a great day with the family, too.

Where: , 4158 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30319 (Moved location to Vines Mansion and Botanical Gardens at 3500 Oak Grove Road in Loganville, Georgia 30052. See our website www.stmattscarshow.com for more information.) When: May 14, 2011 from 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Contact: Mark Allen, ronatlanta@bellsouth.net, 404-585-6313, info@stmattscarshow.com,  www.stmattscarshow.com.  Price: Early registration $15/after May 1, $25. Info: Early Registrations prior to May 1, 2011, will be entered into a prize raffle.  Winner of the raffle will be awarded $100 prize. We are also open to sponsors and exhibits at this glorious event.

3. Summer fun!  St. James Summer Lawn Party

Get out in the sun and have fun with the kiddies at this lawn party with prizes, music, and games.

Where: , 4400 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30342  When: May 15, 2011 from 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Contact: 404-261-3121,  http://www.stjamesatlanta.org/files/Summer%20Lawn%20Party%202011.jpg Price: $5 per child  Info: For 1st through 6th graders.

4. Colorful Family Fun! Mommy/Daddy and Me Canvas Class

The Little House of Art is getting the family together again with a great art project for mom, dad, and the kids.

Where: , 1418 Dresden Dr NE Ste 110, Atlanta, GA 30319  When: May 15, 2011 from 4:00pm–5:30pm. Contact: 404-814-1910, http://www.thelittlehouseofart.com. Price: $25 per kid Info: for kids 3-6. (Living Social Coupons are accepted for this event) 

5. Brain up on your bordeauxs. The Taste Club: Bordeaux 101- Basics and Beyond

Let Chef Nancy take you on a taste tour of bordeauxs and French cuisine at this Cook's Warehouse Taste Club event.  

Where: The Cook's Warehouse 4062 N Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA 30341 When: May 14, 2011 from 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. Contact:  https://classes.cookswarehouse.com/ClassReg/public/classes.asp ,  404-949-9945 Price: $65

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