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Daddy-Daughter Date Night at Chick-fil-A

Daddy-Daughter Date Night at Chick-fil-A

ATLANTA -- The 119 Atlanta-area Chick-fil-A restaurants will host a special Daddy-Daughter Date Night on Saturday, Feb. 5.

Fathers and daughters will be encouraged to spend the evening together, enjoying time in the restaurant and participating in activities.

"One of Chick-fil-A's goals is to promote community connections and enrich the lives of everyone we come in contact with," said Robin Lomax, Chick-fil-A area marketing director. "We understand the importance of father-daughter relationships and want to encourage Atlanta community members to take a break from busy schedules, enjoy their loved ones' company over a meal and celebrate the significant relationship in their lives."

Each Chick-fil-A will celebrate in its own way.

North Fulton Students Bring Shakespeare to Life

North Fulton Students Bring Shakespeare to Life

JOHNS CREEK, GA -- Students from five North Fulton high schools will gather on Monday, Jan. 31 to perform scenes from some of William Shakespeare's best-loved plays.

The performance will be at the Hanger at the Bricks Theater at Perimeter Church (9500 Medlock Bridge Road, Johns Creek, 30097) at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the door; they are $5 each, or $3 with two perishable items to donate.

Joined by the Shakespeare Studio and hosted by the Johns Creek Chamber of Commerce, the schools are collaborating to present the second annual North Fulton County High School Shakespeare Festival.

Citizens Police Academy Moved to Fall 2011

Citizens Police Academy Moved to Fall 2011

JOHNS CREEK, GA -- The next class of the Johns Creek Citizens Police Academy, which gives Johns Creek residents the opportunity for an up-close look at how police officers do their jobs, will be held in the fall of 2011.

The nine-week course provides an in-depth look at JCPD operations, how it is organized and what policies it follows in setting a high standard for community policing.

"The academy is a fun and interesting way of maintaining positive communications and mutual support between Johns Creek residents and the police officers who serve them," said Sgt. Debra Kalish, head of JCPD Community Services.

Author, Actress to Sign Books at Publix Apron's Cooking School

Author, Actress to Sign Books at Publix Apron's Cooking School

ALPHARETTA, GA -- Jessica Harper, a working mother of two, faces the same problem as many of her ilk: how do you feed a family of picky eaters when you're not a kitchen person yourself?

The answer can be found in Harper's new book, The Crabby Cook Cookbook: Recipes and Rants. She will be at the Atlanta area's only Publix Apron's Cooking School (4305 State Bridge Road, Alpharetta, 30022) to give a talk and sign copies on Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m.

Harper is an actress who has had roles in such movies as Minority Report, Stardust Memories, Love and Death and Pennies from Heaven.

JCPD Plans Casino Fundraiser to Benefit Special Olympics

JCPD Plans Casino Fundraiser to Benefit Special Olympics

JOHNS CREEK, GA -- The Johns Creek Police Department's second annual fundraiser for Special Olympics Georgia is set for Saturday, Feb. 5 at the St.

Johns Creek to Hold National Kids' Safety Program

Johns Creek to Hold National Kids' Safety Program

JOHNS CREEK, GA -- A nationally recognized personal empowerment safety program will be offered to Johns Creek children in February.

radKIDS has helped more than 125,000 children across the country since its founding in 1998, training them to become empowered and to replace fear, confusion and panic in dangerous situations with confidence, safety skills and self-esteem.

The activity-based program includes safety drills and muscle memory exercises to learn:

* Home, school and vehicle safety
* Realistic defense against abduction
* Good/bad/uncomfortable touch
* Stranger danger

The program is open to children ages seven to 12. It consists of five sessions -- Tuesday, Feb. 1; Thursday, Feb. 3; Tuesday, Feb. 8; Thursday, Feb. 10; and Tuesday, Feb. 15 -- that take place from 4:00 p.m.

School Board Announces January Community Meetings

School Board Announces January Community Meetings

FULTON COUNTY, GA -- Each member of the Fulton County Board of Education sponsors a monthly meeting open to all members of the community.

The sessions provide an opportunity for direct contact with community members and give board members a chance to listen to local issues and concerns.

Board members have set the following meeting dates for January:

District 1 (Linda Schultz)
District 7 (Julia Bernath)
Tuesday, Jan. 18 at 9:30 a.m.
Holcomb Bridge Middle School (2700 Holcomb Bridge Road, Alpharetta, 30022)

District 2 (Katie Reeves)
Tuesday, Jan. 18 at 9:30 a.m.
Northwestern Middle School (12805 Birmingham Highway, Milton, 30004)

District 3 (Gail Dean)
Tuesday, Jan. 18 at 9:30 a.m.
Sandy Springs Charter Middle School (8750 Colonel Drive NE, 30350)

District 4 (Linda Bryant)
Tuesday, Jan.