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A beer party called Pints for a Purpose will be held Wednesday, July 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. with all proceeds benefiting the homeless pets of LifeLine Animal Project. The event will be held at Whole Foods Market, 650 Ponce de Leon Ave, NE, Atlanta, GA 30308. For more information, visit this link.
Peachtree Road UMC hosts British organist Thomas Trotter as part of the 2017 Atlanta Summer Organ Festival on Wednesday, July 12 at 7:30 pm. Mr. Trotter is the organist at Birmingham City, St. Margaret’s Church, Westminster Abbey and visiting fellow in organ studies at the Royal Northern College of Music. He will perform works by Bach, Mozart, Reger, Wammes and Mendelssohn. $15 suggested donation at the door. A dessert reception follows the recital. 3180 Peachtree Road. For more information, visit prumc.org/music.
Cos-Losseum Cosplay Con will return July 14-16 to the Sheraton in Downtown Atlanta. Come out and meet Cosplayers and celebrities from all genres of fandom. The event will also feature cosplay craft, gaming, and more. A portion of the proceeds benefit The Make-A-Wish Georgia Foundation. For more information, visit this link.
The Atlanta Soto Zen Center 40th Anniversary Art & Music Festival will be held July 15 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the center, 1167 Zonolite Place NE. There will be a program of “front porch music” that encompass a wide range of songs, from blues, folks to melodic chants. Food/drinks will also be available. The celebration fundraiser will be offering for auction/sale many unique art items including, Zen-inspired paintings, photographs, quality hand-crafts, gift and lodging certificates, and other treasures. For more information, visit aszc.org.
Hyatt Regency Atlanta will host its third annual Firehouse Challenge on Sunday, July 16, from 1 to 3 p.m. as part of the hotel’s continued partnership with the Atlanta Fire Department. Firefighters from Downtown and Midtown stations will go head to head in a barbeque cook-off to show support for the community they protect and to celebrate long-standing traditions of great food.
The Disruptive Innovation Summit will be held July 20-21 at SunTrust Park for youth leaders ages 17 to 24 to explore global issues, be exposed to new concepts in design thinking and unleash creative solutions to make the world a better place. The event will focus on engaging youth to explore concepts as disruptive innovators: someone who uses their unique spark, or passion, combined with innovative thinking, to create positive change in the world. For more information or to resist, visit disruptivators.splashthat.com.
Night Gallery: The New Exhibit runs from July 20-22, 8 p.m. at The Village Theatre, 349 Decatur St. SE, Atlanta, GA 30312. Tickets are $12 online and $15 at the door. The Artists’ Market will be available before and after each show. The original artworks created for the show will be auctioned off on Saturday, July 22, after the final show, but bids can be placed throughout the weekend. Prints of each artist’s various other works will be available at the Artists’ Market. More information can be found and ticket purchases can be made at TwinheadTheatre.org.
The 8th annual A-Town Stomp will take place on Saturday, July 22, at the Old Fourth Ward Skatepark along the Atlanta BeltLine. Rollerblade athletes Sean Keane, Coco Sanchez, and Sascha Simms will all be competing this year, along with other skaters from around the country for the contest sponsored by Rollerblade, and organized by brothers Carson and Brian Starnes. For more information, visit this link.