Luba Lukova: Designing Justice
Runs June 3 to Sept. 3. Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) has announced a new graphic design exhibition that addresses the essential themes of humanity and injustice. “Luba Lukova: Designing Justice” features works intended to help viewers develop empathetic understanding for social and cultural issues. MODA, 1315 Peachtree St., Atlanta 30309. Get details at museumofdesign.org.
The Miracle Worker
Runs June 8 through June 25. Gypsy Theatre Company presents the classic story of how the loving, persistent Anne Sullivan breaks through to communicate with a young Helen Keller, who has been the blind, deaf and mute since infancy. Tickets are $22 to $25 per person. Buford Community Center Theatre, 2200 Buford Hwy., Buford 30518. For more information or to buy tickets, visit bufordcommunitycenter.com.
Saturday, June 17, 3 p.m. & 8 p.m. This inspirational and comical musical will capture the hearts of audience members with relevant messages of love, family and salvation. Tickets are $27.50 to $32.50. Porter-Sanford III Performing Arts Center, 3181 Rainbow Dr., Decatur 30034. For more information, go to makeyoufamousentertainment.com.
An Evening with Alan Alda
Book Study Group: “Younger Next Year”
Runs June 7-July 12, Wednesdays, 2:30 p.m. Susan Longley, M.Ed., CPCC, leads a book study group based on the book “Younger Next Year” by Chris Crowley. Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church Family Life Center, 2715 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta, 30305. For more information, contact Susan Longley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Camp McDonald Living History Event
Saturday, June 10, 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. The Southern Museum, in partnership with Friends of Camp McDonald, celebrates the anniversary of Camp McDonald. Visitors interact with costumed historians and learn about the experience of early Civil War army volunteers. There’ll be weapons demonstrations, activities and lectures. The Southern Museum, 2829 Cherokee St., Kennesaw 30144. Click on SouthernMuseum.org for details.
Mock Trial Jury Trip
Thursday, June 15, 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Serve as a jury member for a mock trial! Breakfast reception and non-kosher lunch included. Event is specifically for mature adults (50+) and is open to the community. Cost is $15 per person, $10 for Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) members. Advance registration recommended. Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of GA, Morrow; transportation provided from MJCCA. Get details at atlantajcc.org or by emailing email@example.com.
Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson’s “The Cosmic Perspective”
Holiday & Special Events
Good Neighbor Day Airshow & Open House
This year, July 4 falls on a Tuesday. Many cities and venues in the area are planning celebrations, with parades and reworks, including:
Alpharetta—July 4, 6-10 p.m. Fireworks.
Atlanta—July 4. Centennial Olympic & SunTrust Parks.
Buford—July 4, 5 p.m. Fireworks.
Decatur—July 4, 6 p.m. Parade and reworks.
Duluth—July 3, 6-11 p.m. Music and reworks.
Dunwoody—July 4, 9 a.m. Parade.
Kennesaw—July 3, 6-10 p.m. Salute to America.
Lilburn—July 4, 5:30-10 p.m. Fireworks and more.
Marietta—July 4, 10 a.m. Parade at the Square.
Sandy Springs—July 2, 7-10:30 p.m. Fireworks.
Stone Mountain—July 1-4, 10:30 a.m-8 p.m.
Woodstock—July 4, 10 a.m. Parade and more.