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From B. B. King to Beauty Queens
Jul 2, 2020
From B. B. King to Beauty Queens

At a dirt-floored dance hall far from the bustling streets of Atlanta, people raced, reveled and made merry. This place was the Lithonia Speedway and the accompanying Country Club, tucked into the...

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COVID-19 and the AMNHA
Mar 18, 2020
COVID-19 and the AMNHA

The outbreak of COVID-19 continues to impact the country, including Metro-Atlanta. Schools and workplaces have closed, and the CDC is strongly urging social distancing, the practice of being at least...

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Black History Everyday
Mar 9, 2020
Black History Everyday

Metro-Atlanta is filled with African-American historic sites, including in the National Heritage Area.  The African American community has shaped our region’s story — one we can...

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Monadnock Madness – What’s that?
Mar 5, 2020
Monadnock Madness – What’s that?

Every year, we celebrate the major Atlanta-area monadnocks – Arabia Mountain, Panola Mountain, Stone Mountain and (for the first time this year) Kennesaw Mountain – with a month-long series of...

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Discover Your Inner Nature Photographer
Feb 25, 2020
Discover Your Inner Nature Photographer

Along with the Monadnock Madness Triple Hike Challenge, there are a host of other events that occur every year to celebrate our marvelous monadnocks. That includes two nature photography workshops...

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Discover Junior Ranger Geocaching
Feb 18, 2020
Discover Junior Ranger Geocaching

Discover Together Lace up your hiking boots and grab your smartphone for a family-fun adventure. We’re combining two of our popular programs — Junior Ranger and Geocaching — to get...

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A Story for the Ages: Flat Rock
Feb 13, 2020
A Story for the Ages: Flat Rock

Flat Rock, one of the oldest African-American communities in the state of Georgia and a part of the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, is the subject of an exhibit at the DeKalb History Center...

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Mountaintop Yoga at Monadnock Madness
Feb 7, 2020
Mountaintop Yoga at Monadnock Madness

Mountaintop yoga is one of the main events of Monadnock Madness, our March-long outdoor extravaganza. This outdoor practice is meant for ALL skill levels. Mountaintop yoga will allow you to practice...

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