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FoxTale Book Shoppe to welcome author Erika Robuck

FoxTale Book Shoppe to welcome author Erika Robuck

Woodstock's FoxTale Book Shoppe will be turned into a smoky (yet smoke free!) speak easy with jazz music and “butlers” serving free drinks on silver trays as they welcome NY Times bestselling author Erika Robuck on Tuesday, May 28th at 6:30pm.

Camp Acworth registration open

Camp Acworth registration open

ACWORTH, Ga. -- Registration is open for Acworth's summertime day camp.

Camp Acworth features age-appropriate activities for children in elementary and middle school. Participants enjoy traditional camp fun, such as swimming, canoeing, hiking and archery. There are also field trips to such attractions as Zoo Atlanta and the World of Coca-Cola.

The weekly rate is $95 for Acworth residents and $110 for non-residents.

Learn more and sign up at acworth.org.

School district announces graduation schedule

School district announces graduation schedule

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Graduation is right around the corner for high school seniors in Cobb County.

The school system has announced the graduation dates, times and venues for its high schools. Family members and friends who can't attend the actual ceremonies can purchase DVDs and, in most cases, watch live Web broadcasts of the events.

Visit cobbk12.org for information on how to watch the graduations or order DVDs.

Graduation ceremonies include:

Allatoona HS
Friday, May 24 at 9 a.m.
Allatoona Stadium

Campbell HS
Friday, May 24 at 7 p.m.
KSU Convocation Center

Harrison HS
Saturday, May 25 at 10 a.m.
KSU Convocation Center

Hillgrove HS
Thursday, May 23 at 8 p.m.
KSU Convocation Center

Classic Car Cruise returns this weekend

Classic Car Cruise returns this weekend

ACWORTH, Ga. -- A Classic Car Cruise will be held in downtown Acworth this weekend.

The fun will take place on Main Street on Saturday, Mar. 30 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Several classic cars will be on display at the free event. A $2 entry fee is required for all cars in the show.

Proceeds from the Classic Car Cruise will benefit Acworth's Horizon Field.

Visit acworthparksandrecreation.org for more information.

Not picked for the Peachtree? No problem ...

Not picked for the Peachtree? No problem ...

ATLANTA -- The winners of the 2013 AJC Peachtree Road Race lottery were chosen Monday morning.

If you weren't picked, don't despair. There are still plenty of local 10Ks, half marathons and other ways to challenge yourself between now and Independence Day.

Here are a few of the upcoming races in metro Atlanta. All of them have options that are longer than a 5K (or 3.1 miles); all start times and costs listed are for the longer races.

Check active.com and Run Georgia year-round for all the events in the area.

Pike Nurseries celebrates spring with Happy Flower Hours

Pike Nurseries celebrates spring with Happy Flower Hours

ATLANTA -- All Atlanta-area Pike Nurseries locations will kick off the spring planting season with Happy Flower Hours next week.

From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Mar. 22, Pike customers can enjoy store-wide discounts on plants, gardening accessories, patio furniture and more. Williamson Brothers Bar-B-Q will provide complimentary food, and guests will have the opportunity to win discounts and a free landscape design. The first 100 customers will also receive a free reusable tote.

Happy Flower Hours are free to attend.

Visit pikenursery.com to learn more and find your nearest Pike location.

Coke partners with Firehouse Subs for national contest

Coke partners with Firehouse Subs for national contest

ATLANTA -- Coca-Cola and Firehouse Subs are partnering for a national sweepstakes centered on stock car racing.

Coca-Cola is sponsoring the Coca-Cola Photo Finish sweepstakes at Firehouse Subs locations through Apr. 21.

During the contest, life-size cutouts of participating Coca-Cola Racing Family members will be placed in FIrehouse Subs locations. Firehouse Subs guests can snap a photo with the cutout and submit it to win. Guests can submit photos via text to cocacolaphotofinish.com, or entries can be mailed.

Participating drivers include Joey Logano, representing the Georgia and Gulf region; Greg Biffle, representing the West and Central region; Danica Patrick, representing the Florida region; Denny Hamlin, representing the South region; and Tony Stewart, representing the Mid-Atlantic region.