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October 2018

What: Be My Neighbor Day
When: October 20, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
| Sandy Springs City Center: 1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Join us for Be My Neighbor Day on Saturday, October 20 on the City Green where kids and families can learn about acts of kindness and participate in activities that benefit our community. Meet community helpers from the Sandy Springs Fire Department and take a picture with Daniel Tiger! 

Attendees are encouraged to bring a donation of baby wipes or laundry detergent for partner organization, Our House.

Parking will be available in the underground deck (0-2 hours free), accessible from Mount Vernon Highway and off Sandy Springs Circle at Galambos Way. Detailed parking information is available online here.  

This free family event is supported by PNC Grow Up Great.

DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD © 2012 The Fred Rogers Company. All rights reserved

 

 

 

 

What: The Great American Read LIVE Finale Event
When: October 23, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
| Macon Museum of Arts & Sciences

Join Georgia Public Broadcasting, Middle Georgia Regional Library, and GPLS for the live finale of the Great American Read as America chooses its favorite novel.

Along with PBS stations around the country, we’ll stream the live broadcast on the big screen with snacks, drinks and commentary from local luminaries. Hobnob with other bookworms and make the case for which of the 100 novels you think deserves to be crowned as America’s favorite novel (or which was unceremoniously left off the list!)

We’ll have a special drawing for PRIZES, plus everyone will walk away with The Great American Read swag!

Don’t forget to cast your vote for your favorite novel on The Great American Read website. Click here to vote!

 

 

What: Ethics and Transparency in Media
When: October 25, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
| Georgia Public Broadcasting

Join us for an in-depth conversation about the challenge for news organizations to remain impartial and stay above reproach in a polarized society. 1A host Joshua Johnson will moderate the discussion with NPR Ombudsman Elizabeth Jensen, NPR Supervising Senior Editor, Standards & Practices Mark Memmott, and GPB Managing Editor Sara Shahriari. They'll explore real scenarios confronting newsrooms and engage the audience in conversations about how to handle situations that are never clear cut. Guests are invited to meet individuals from the GPB News team at a complimentary reception beginning at 6PM.

 

 

What: Political Rewind Live in Savannah
When: October 30, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
| Jewish Education Alliance

Join GPB and the League of Women Voters of Coastal Georgia at the Jewish Educational Alliance for a special recording of Political Rewind hosted by Bill Nigut. Bill and his panel of experts will break down complicated issued facing voters, from local elected officials to state and federal government.