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Poker tournament to help East Atlanta seniors

Poker tournament to help East Atlanta seniors

ATLANTA -- The third annual EACA Neighbor in Need Poker Tournament will be held on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Midway Pub.

The tournament costs $50 to enter and will be capped at 50 players. A $500 Visa gift card is at stake.

Net proceeds will benefit Neighbor in Need, which provides no-cost emergency home repairs to local seniors.

For more information or to register for the tournament, write to neighborinneed@eaca.net.

The Midway Pub is located at 552 Flat Shoals Avenue SE.

Register for the East Atlanta Strut

Register for the East Atlanta Strut

ATLANTA -- Come out and join your neighbors on Saturday, Aug. 11 for the East Atlanta Strut scavenger hunt.

The fun begins at 1 p.m. at the Midway Pub. Registration starts at 12 p.m.

Several prizes are at stake, including cupcakes, beer, an ice cream special named after the winning team and more.

Get all the details on the East Atlanta Strut Facebook page.

East Atlanta Community Association meeting Tuesday

East Atlanta Community Association meeting Tuesday

ATLANTA -- The East Atlanta Community Association will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m.

The meeting will be held at Branan Towers. This month's agenda includes a discussion about the planned fitness trail for Brownwood Park.

Branan Towers is located at 1200 Glenwood Avenue.

Fourth of July fireworks in Atlanta

Fourth of July fireworks in Atlanta

ATLANTA -- Fireworks are the pièce de résistance for any Independence Day celebration. Find out where you can see them in Atlanta this Fourth of July.

Legendary 4th of July at Lenox Square
The largest fireworks display in the Southeast returns to Lenox Square in Buckhead this year. The fun begins at 10 a.m., when the mall itself opens. Local bands Party on the Moon and Sons of Sailors will begin gearing up the crowd at 6 p.m. Fireworks are scheduled to start at around 9:35 p.m. Learn more about the Legendary 4th, courtesy of 11Alive contributor Atlanta News.

'B at the Movies' this summer

'B at the Movies' this summer

ATLANTA -- Looking for some free family fun this summer?

ALDI and radio station B98.5 will present the "B at the Movies" outdoor movie series at several locations throughout metro Atlanta all summer long.

Everyone is invited to bring their blankets and chairs to the participating parks and watch the family-friendly movies on giant inflatable screens. Movies begin at dusk, but come out early for activities and giveaways.

The 2012 B at the Movies schedule includes:

Saturday, May 12
We Bought a Zoo
Georgia International Horse Park, 1996 Centennial Olympic Parkway, Conyers

Saturday, May 26
We Bought a Zoo
Riverside Park, 575 Riverside Road, Roswell

Saturday, June 2
Puss in Boots
Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, 185 Crogan Street, Lawrenceville

3 words: Frappuccino Happy Hour

3 words: Frappuccino Happy Hour

ATLANTA -- It's back! Starbucks' wildly popular Frappuccino Happy Hour event will return this Friday, May 4.

The coffeehouse chain will hold Frappuccino Happy Hour every day through Sunday, May 13, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. All sizes of the Frappuccino frozen drinks are half-price during Happy Hour.

Starbucks has brought back its two coconut drinks -- the Mocha Coconut Frappuccino and the Coconut Crème Frappuccino -- for summer. It also debuted two brand new flavors on Tuesday.

The Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino is "an indulgent blend of rich mocha sauce, vanilla syrup, Frappuccino chips, our signature Frappuccino Roast coffee and milk blended with ice and topped with delicious chocolatey whipped cream and chocolate cookie crumbles."