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June 2019

What: Peril & Promise: The Challenge of Climate Change
When: June 20, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm | Tybee Post Theater

As the earth warms, sea levels rise and super-storms become more frequent and intense, many of the world’s major coastal cities may soon be under water. In the last five years alone, the United States has been hit with 83 hurricanes, devastating cities from New York to Houston.

Join GPB and the Tybee Post Theatre on Thursday, June 20 for a free screening event. Guests will learn about the effects of climate change and rising sea levels on local Georgia communities through a special new episode of GPB’s award-winning series, Georgia Outdoors. Executive Producer and Host Sharon Collins will share insights into her research and writing of the episode in this special pre-broadcast screening.

This is a free event, but donations are suggested, and reservations are recommended. Visit  www.tybeeposttheater.org for more information.

 

What: Ready Jet Go! Screening Party
When: June 21, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am | Georgia Public Broadcasting

Jet Propulsion and his friends Sean and Sydney will take an adventure to the moon with the other Bortronians and Earthlings in this special movie event, “One Small Step.” Attendees will enjoy the movie, along with a snack and a hands-on activity.

GPB is a proud partner of the Mayor’s Summer Reading Club.  

 

What: Peril & Promise: The Challenge of Climate Change
When: June 25, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm | Georgia Public Broadcasting

As the earth warms, sea levels rise and super-storms become more frequent and intense, many of the world’s major coastal cities may soon be under water. In the last five years alone, the United States has been hit with 83 hurricanes, devastating cities from New York to Houston.

Join GPB on Tuesday, June 25 for a free screening event. Guests will learn about the effects of climate change and rising sea levels on local Georgia communities through a special new episode of GPB’s award-winning series, Georgia Outdoors. Executive Producer and Host Sharon Collins will share insights into her research and writing of the episode in this special pre-broadcast screening.

 

July 2019

What: American Experience: Chasing the Moon Preview Screening
When: July 11, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm | Coca-Cola Space Science Center: 701 Front Ave, Columbus GA 31901

GPB is pleased to partner with the Coca-Cola Space Science Center for a free screening of excerpts from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Chasing the Moon which will air on GPB this summer. Join us as we celebrate this special summer of space and the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Guests will enjoy complimentary admission to the museum beginning at 5pm where they are invited to explore NASA artifacts featuring some Apollo memorabilia. Film screening will take place at 5:30pm in the Omnisphere Theater Planetarium.

 

What: Molly of Denali Screening Party
When: July 12, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am | Georgia Public Broadcasting

Join us for a premiere screening of PBS Kids’ newest show, Molly of Denali! This action-adventure comedy follows the adventures of feisty and resourceful 10-year-old Molly Mabray, an Alaska Native girl. Molly helps her mom and dad run the Denali Trading Post and has daily adventures with her dog Suki and friends Tooey and Trini, from fishing to building snow forts to delivering a camera to friends on a volcano via dog sled!

Attendees will enjoy a sneak peek at this brand-new show before it premieres on GPB, along with a snack and fun literacy activity. This event is part of the Mayor's Summer Reading Club

 

What: American Experience: Chasing the Moon Preview Screening
When: July 16, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm | Museum of Aviation: 1942 Heritage Blvd, Robins AFB, GA 31098

Join GPB and the Museum of Aviation in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Chasing the Moon takes an immerse journey reimagining the race to the moon and reliving the journey that defined a generation. The documentary recasts the Space Age as a captivating stew of scientific innovation, political calculation, and visionary impulses all while utilizing previously overlooked and lost archival material.

 

Admission to the Museum of Aviation is free, and the screening will take place in the Scott Auditorium in the Eagle Building. Guests are encouraged to explore the extensive exhibits before and after the film screening.

 

Visit https://www.museumofaviation.org/ for more information.

 

 

What: American Experience: Chasing the Moon Preview Screening
When: July 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm | Museum of Aviation: 1942 Heritage Blvd, Robins AFB, GA 31098

Experience National Moon Day at the Museum of Aviation with special activities, exhibits and more! Activities will take place in the Nugteren Hangar and Grounds. This celebration is open to the public, with no advance registration required. 

Among the activities, guests will enjoy excerpts from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Chasing the Moon in the Scott Auditorium in the Eagle Building at 11am and 1pm. Chasing the Moon takes an immerse journey reimagining the race to the moon and reliving the journey that defined a generation. The documentary recasts the Space Age as a captivating stew of scientific innovation, political calculation, and visionary impulses all while utilizing previously overlooked and lost archival material.

For more information about the National Moon Day celebration, click here

 

 

What: Country Music Preview Event
When: July 20, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm | The Historic Ritz Theatre: 139 E. Doyle St. Toccoa, GA 30577

Georgia Public Broadcasting is proud to partner with Main Street Toccoa for a free preview screening of Ken Burns' highly anticipated Country Music documentary during the July 20, 2019 Ida Cox concert by Edgar Loudermilk Band featuring Jeff Autry.

Guests will enjoy selected footage of the highly-anticipated documentary, followed by a live performance at the beautiful Historic Ritz Theatre.

Country Music tells the story of the rise and evolution of this uniquely American art form. The documentary shares the stories of the people who lived, wrote, and performed the songs. Over 100 people were interviewed for the production, each representing a different era or aspect of the story. Country Music will premiere on GPB on Sunday, September 15, 2019 from 8pm - 10pm.

On July 20, 2019, the evening will begin at 7pm with a pre-show by three local musicians. At 8pm, the documentary will begin inside the theatre, followed by a performance by the Edgar Loudermilk Band featuring Jeff Autry at 8:40pm.

This event is free and open to the public. As this special Ida Cox performance will take place at the Ritz Theatre, seating will be limited

 

What: Be My Neighbor Day
When: July 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm | Andrew & Walter Young Family YMCA

Join us for Be My Neighbor Day on Saturday, July 27 where kids and families can learn about acts of kindness and participate in fun hands-on activities that benefit our community. Meet community helpers from the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department, plant a compassion garden with Compassionate Atlanta, take a picture with Daniel Tiger and more!

Andrew & Walter Young Family YMCA

2200 Campbellton Rd SW

Atlanta, GA 30311

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

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