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Black Friday - Kid Friendly Events

Black Friday - Kid Friendly Events

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the day following is already on most people’s minds … Black Friday.

Are you a Black Friday shopper?  Do you brave the midnight?  3AM?  4AM?  or 5AM Sales?  This year, your kids might actually get excited about Black Friday too, but it might not having anything to do with shopping!  Several local businesses are offer “Black Friday Fun” for kids during the day and even into the night.

Check out what a few local businesses are offering your kids while you shop til you drop:


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WEEKEND EVENTS: Santa Claus, Ice Skating and Christmas Lights

WEEKEND EVENTS: Santa Claus, Ice Skating and Christmas Lights

 

ATLANTA – The forecast may call for cold weather, this weekend, but the Where U Live team has listed plenty of activities to entertain, both, you and your family on this easy going weekend leading up to the holiday. Check them out:

After his retirement on Friday, Regis Philbin will be visiting the Book Festival at the Marcus Jewish Community Center on Sunday, November 20 to talk about his memoir “How I Got This Way”. Philbin is scheduled to arrive around 3:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Zaban Park facility in Dunwoody. Be sure to purchase tickets for this event soon, tickets are guaranteed to sell out; this event will conclude the 20th Edition of the MJCCA Book Festival.

Food Drive Event

Will you help us fill up the food pantries in Forsyth county?   In this economy, more families and individuals are relying on help from local food pantries.  This drive will help re-fill & re-stock pantries that our neighbors in Forsyth County will depend on this Holiday Season.

We think giving should be fun and a family event!  So we’re bringing you a fun, family event in the process.

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National BBQ Cup Competition

National BBQ Cup Competition
The National BBQ Cup is this Weekend

The National BBQ Cup to be the Largest KCBS Contest Ever in Georgia

 

Cumming, GA, November 16, 2011 – The National BBQ Cup will be held this weekend, Friday, November 18 and Saturday, November 19, at the City of Cumming Fairgrounds in Cumming, GA.


It's much more than just BBQ too.  Lots of entertainment & fun.  Read more for details ...

Veterans eat for free at Applebee's

Veterans eat for free at Applebee's

ATLANTA -- Applebee's expects to serve more than one million free meals to veterans and active duty military this Veterans Day.

This is the third year in a row that the Kansas City, Mo.-based chain restaurant has held its Thank You Movement to show appreciation for the brave men and women who serve our country.

And part of that movement includes allowing members of the military to eat for free on Friday, Nov. 11.

MORE: Join 11Alive on 11-11-11 for a celebration of kindness and service

Active duty military members and veterans can receive their free food from 11 a.m. to midnight.

Metro Atlanta Applebee's locations include:

Athens
* 2226 West Broad Street

Hall Book Exchange to Host Relationship Author Barbara J. Peters for Book Signing

Hall Book Exchange to Host Relationship Author Barbara J. Peters for Book Signing

This Saturday, November 5th, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., The Hall Book Exchange located at 1854 Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville will host relationship author Barbara J. Peters who will talk about and sign her latest book, "He Said, She Said, I Said, 7 Keys to Relationship Success."

A couples counselor, located in Cumming, Barbara says she began to notice a consistency in the areas of concern for couples and even though patterns connected to the way that they responded to each other regarding these issues...and that's when the idea of "He Said, She Said, I Said" formed in her mind. According to Peters, "This book takes some universal concerns, questions, and thoughts and gives new perspectives for making relationships work."

Kids in Costume Eat Free for Halloween in Cumming GA

Kids in Costume Eat Free for Halloween in Cumming GA

Over the Halloween weekend, there are a few places in Cumming to snag a free meal … or two!

So plan ahead and save a lot this weekend.   Read More ...