- Carolyn Desalu For the AJC
Vision board party: Ebenezer Baptist Church’s Young Adult and College Ministry will host a vision board social. Attendees should bring visions, goals and plans for 2018; lunch and materials will be provided. This event will take place immediately after the 11:30 a.m. service Jan. 14. Ebenezer Baptist Church, 101 Jackson St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-688-7300, historicebenezer.org.
Cue a concert: The Summit Trio will perform during St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church sixth annual concert series. The group is comprised of three faculty members at Kennesaw State University: Helen Kim, violinist; Robert Henry, pianist; and Charae Krueger, cellist. Free and open to all. 4 p.m. Jan. 14. St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church, 571 Holt Road, Marietta. 770-971-2839, stcatherines.org.
Book signing: During the Page from the Book Festival, Melissa Hartwig, a certified sports nutritionist, co-creator of the Whole30 program and New York Times bestselling author, will introduce the two newest additions to the Whole30 family — “The Whole30 Fast and Easy Cookbook” and “Whole30 Day by Day” — via a talk and book signing. Books will be available for purchase. Free and open to all. RSVP online or call the box office. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15. Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody. 678-812- 4002, atlantajcc.org.
Former NFL player speaks: Robert Edwards, former University of Georgia running back and NFL Pro-Bowler, will share his story about football, faith,= and perseverance. After being drafted in the first round as a New England Patriot, Edwards nearly lost a leg, but fought to play again. He returned and played with the Miami Dolphins in 2004 then finished his career as an All-Star in the Canadian Football League. Edwards will sign autographs afterward. There will be a raffle for autographed footballs. Free and open to all, but attendees may contribute to an offering. 6 p.m. Jan. 21. Hampton United Methodist Church, 10 W. Main St., Hampton. 770-946-4435, hamptonumc.org.
Music and dance: The third annual Throwback Night will feature music and dances from the ’50s through ’90s. In previous years, entertainers arrived dressed as Prince, James Brown, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Aretha Franklin. Admission is free; seating is first come, first serve. 6 p.m. Jan. 27. Community Bible Church, 2001 Jodeco Road, Stockbridge. 770-914-0808, communitybiblechurch.com.
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