5 things to do this weekend
by Damon Poirier
January 03, 2014 03:00 PM | 1899 views | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Fight for Air 5K Run/Walk
The American Lung Association will have its Fight for Air 5K Run/Walk to raise awareness for the 35 million Americans who suffer from lung disease.
WHEN: Jan. 4, 8 a.m.
WHERE: Jim R. Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road Southwest, Marietta, 30008
INFO: Register at lungrunatlanta.org
Holiday Boutique
2 Rules Fine Art will have Holiday Boutique, a three-month show of wall-to-wall art by over two dozen artists, showing original paintings, prints, jewelry, glass, wood, pottery, sculptures, fiber, photography and origami.
WHEN: Now through Jan. 25
WHERE: 2 Rules Fine Art, 85 Church Street, Marietta, 30060
Sophisticated Ladies
The Atlanta Lyric Theatre will have Sophisticated Ladies, a recreation of the Duke Ellington big band sound, featuring his most famous numbers from the infamous speakeasy era of the Cotton Club, the Harlem Renaissance, art deco and high society.
WHEN: Jan. 3-4, 8 p.m.; Jan. 5, 2 p.m.; Jan. 9-11, 8 p.m., Jan. 12, 2 p.m.; Jan. 16-17, 8 p.m.; Jan. 18, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Jan. 19, 2 p.m.
WHERE: Cobb Civic Center’s Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, 548 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta
INFO: (404) 377-9948 or www.AtlantaLyricTheatre.com 

Fourth Annual Festival of Trees

The Embassy Suites Atlanta – Galleria will have the Fourth Annual Festival of Trees, a charitable event with 37 local non-profit organizations participating and sponsored by the hotel and Atlanta-area businesses. Each non-profit organization will decorate a Christmas tree – many donated by select partner businesses that will be on display 24/7 in the hotel’s atrium for seven weeks. Atlanta residents and hotel guests are invited to give donations on behalf of the participating charities’ trees. There is no charge to visit the display, and parking is free. The tree with the largest monetary donations will receive an additional $1,000 gift from the Embassy Suites Atlanta - Galleria. On the third Tuesday of December, the hotel’s nightly Reception will transform into a Private Gala for the charitable organizations. Local choirs, musicians, and performing arts organizations will provide entertainment and fine foods and holiday spirits will be served to hotel guests and the members of the participating charities and local businesses. A local luminary will also be on hand to award the recipients the donations collected as well as the $1,000 grand prize.

WHEN: Now through Jan. 5

WHERE: The Embassy Suites Atlanta – Galleria, 2815 Akers Mill Road Southeast in the Cumberland area

INFO: Contact Dale Gustafson at (678) 460-2561 or visit http://www.wcghotels.com/galleria-atlanta-hotel/festival-of-trees/

Hypnotic Pain Management for Women
In celebration of World Hypnotism Day, certified hypnotist David Bryan Smith will have a free seminar on Hypnotic Pain Management for Women. The seminar will include a lecture and a demonstration of Smith’s advanced hypnotherapy techniques for pain management. The seminar will focus on pain management for women, but is open to everyone.

WHEN: Jan. 4, noon

WHERE: Unity North Atlanta Church, 4255 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta

INFO: http://scienceofsuggestion.com

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