FREE things to do this weekend: Zoo Atlanta, movies, concert

ATLANTA – Relax and watch a good movie while taking in the beauty of nature, head to the Zoo if you’re an Atlanta or Fulton County resident, or kick...

ATLANTA – Relax and watch a good movie while taking in the beauty of nature, head to the Zoo if you’re an Atlanta or Fulton County resident, or kick back and unwind for a day in Piedmont Park.

Flic-Nic in Candler Park 2017: The Jungle Book Movie | Saturday, Aug. 19

Flick-Nic Combines a unique, open-air cinematic experience with everyone’s love for a good family picnic. Come out on Saturday to watch “The Jungle Book.” Picnic festivities start an hour before dusk in front of the pool house, and the movie starts at dark. Blankets and picnics are encouraged.

Piedmont Park Arts Festival  | Saturday & Sunday, Aug. 19 & 20

 The Piedmont Park Summer Arts & Crafts Festival is a 2-day outdoor event with an emphasis on the visual arts and family fun presented by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces, for people of all ages, races, customs and interests. This event will feature up to 250 painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metalwork, glass blowers, jewelers and crafters!

Zoo Atlanta | Saturday & Sunday, Aug. 19 & 20

Zoo Atlanta will host City of Atlanta and Fulton County Family Days on Saturday and Sunday, August 19 and 20, 2017. On these two dates, guests who can demonstrate residence in the City of Atlanta or Fulton County or employment in City of Atlanta Government or Fulton County Government will receive free admission. Free admission is valid for two adults and up to four children per party.

Movies Under the Stars in Suwanee | Saturday, Aug. 19

The movies are free and open to the public. Bring chairs, blankets, and snacks. No alcohol may be brought into the park, but food and beverages, including beer and wine, may be purchased from Town Center merchants.

Summer Stars Concert Series 2017  | Saturday, Aug. 19

The Summer Stars Concert Series is a FREE program run by the Mountain View Arts Alliance.  Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy entertainment ranging from show tunes to New Orleans-style brass music. Concessions are in exchange for a donation to MVAA, or bring your own dinner from home!

Free entry to National Parks for 4th graders | Until Aug. 30

Thanks to the Department of the Interior’s Every Kid in a Park program, fourth-grade students can enter any of more than 2,000 of the nation’s national parks and other federally managed lands and waters for free for one year. Fourth-grade students can sign up for the free pass, valid until Aug. 31, at

Walking, biking and fishing at Piedmont Park | Anytime

Enjoy the beauty and greenery of Piedmont Park for all of your outdoor needs and desires. The Westside Trail and the Chastain Park Trail offer the perfect sidewalks for people to walk, ride their bikes and to skate with their rollerblades on. Feel free to bring your pets or get your fishing pole ready for Lake Clara to catch a large mouth bass, crappie, bream or catfish.



Source: WSB-TV

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