ALL MONTH

Fifth annual Roswell Azalea Festival

Numerous activities through April 30. Events will take place throughout the city, as organizers pay tribute to the beauty of Roswell during springtime and to its abundant azaleas, a flower native to Georgia. Activities include plant sales, art exhibits, bicycle races, ghost tours, comedy night and more. www.roswellazaleafestival.com

APRIL 6

Run the River 5K/10K

7 – 11 a.m. Enjoy a scenic run/walk along the Chattahoochee River in the annual Choate Construction Run the River 5K/10K. Proceeds will be used to continue HomeStretch's mission of providing housing, hope and life skills to homeless families. Registration includes a free T-shirt. New this year is a raffle. St. Andrew Catholic Church, 675 Riverside Road, Roswell. www.active.com

Sweep the Hooch River Cleanup

9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Receive a free T-shirt while keeping the Chattahoochee River clean. Teams from local counties and cities will meet at several sites along the river. See all of the sites and register online. www.chattahoochee.org/sweep-the-hooch

Free Fitness in the Park: Yoga

9 – 10 a.m. Join for free group exercise classes with Fitness in the Park. All classes are weather-permitting and open to the public. Roswell Town Square, 610 Atlanta St., Roswell. www.roswellgov.com

APRIL 9

Roswell Historical Society’s Theater Night 

5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The Roswell Historical Society will host its annual theater night fundraiser at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St., Roswell. The 1920s come roaring to life with showgirls, gangsters and more in this musical adaptation of Woody Allen's madcap film, “Bullets Over Broadway – the Musical,” presented by Georgia Ensemble Theatre. www.roswellhistoricalsociety.org

APRIL 11

‘Bullets Over Broadway - the Musical’

Through April 28. A struggling writer can finally get his play on Broadway, but it’ll be funded by the mob, and the boss wants his girlfriend to play the lead. The Golden Age of Broadway, the excess of the Roaring 20s and the comic wit of Woody Allen come together in a splashy, over-the-top musical. Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St., Roswell. www.get.org

APRIL 12

Forsyth Master Gardener 2019 plant sale

Through April 13. The annual Forsyth County Master Gardener plant sale offers a wide variety of Southern plants and garden accents. Gardeners will be on-hand to answer questions and offer advice. The Barn at Cumming Fairgrounds, 235 Castleberry Road in Cumming. www.cummingfair.net

 APRIL 13

Johns Creek’s Finest 5K

8 a.m. This 5K race benefiting Special Olympics Georgia is a dog-, stroller-, wheelchair- and walker-friendly event. It is a Peachtree Road Race qualifier. The race starts at Shakerag Park, 10945 Rogers Circle, Johns Creek. www.johnscreeksfinest5k.com

‘Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook’

11 a.m. Additional shows April 20 and 27. Someone took Junie B.’s new black furry mittens, and they didn't even put them in the lost and found. The new boy in school thinks Junie B. is a nutball, just because she was laughing at recess. Junie B. is on a mission to prove she’s not a nutball, avenge her black furry mittens and maybe get a great new colorful pen too. Georgia Ensemble Theatre, 950 Forrest St., Roswell. $10 per ticket. www.get.org

Atlanta Bird Fest 

Through May 19. Presented by the Atlanta Audubon Society, activities continue throughout the metro area. The event will feature exclusive, bird-centered field trips, workshops and speakers for casual and experienced nature and bird observers. Early registration access is available. www.atlantaaudubon.org/atlanta-bird-fest

Opening Day celebration, Roswell Farmers and Artisans Market

8:30 a.m. – noon. Don’t miss the opening day of the Roswell Farmers and Artisans Market. Mix and mingle with friends, shop for wonderful fresh items and enjoy talking to the vendors. Festivities begin after the ribbon cutting at 8 a.m. Roswell City Hall, 38 Hill St., Roswell. www.roswellfam.com

APRIL 17

Feel Beautiful Today fashion show

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Feel Beautiful Today, which provides Arts in Health programs to cancer patients and survivors at 15 local hospitals, will host a day of hope and fashion at the Metropolitan Club, 5895 Windward Parkway, Alpharetta. Tickets are $50, with proceeds benefiting FBT. www.feelbeautifultoday.org

APRIL 18

Alive in Roswell

5 – 9 p.m. The Alive in Roswell festival returns once more to Canton Street in Roswell. Enjoy live bands, food trucks, and visit the many boutiques, small businesses and restaurants surrounding the venues. Free regular trolley service. This monthly event runs every third Thursday evening from April through October. www.aliveinroswell.com

APRIL 20

Earth Day

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Join the festivities at Milton City Hall plaza for a day filled with fun, learning and serving for all ages in celebration of Earth Day. The event will be held at Milton City Hall, 2006 Heritage Walk, Milton. www.cityofmiltonga.us

APRIL 22

RUMC mini job fair

12:30 p.m. Employers from throughout greater Atlanta will meet in person with possible candidates for their job openings. Explore multiple job openings in the Atlanta area. The mini job fair will be held in the evening with workshops throughout the day. Roswell United Methodist Church, 814 Mimosa Blvd., Roswell www.rumcjobnetworking.com 

Johns Creek Chamber Golf Classic

8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Join for the annual Chamber Golf Classic. Awards and a barbecue dinner start at 3:30 p.m. at the Country Club of the South, 4100 Old Alabama Road, Johns Creek. www.johnscreekchamber.com

Joe Gransden and His Big Band 

8 p.m. – 10 p.m. Nashville singing sensation Annie Sellick brings her gorgeous voice and charming Southern style to Roswell in "Songs of the South” with Joe Gransden and his 16-piece big band. Gransden is renowned for the hard bop approach of his trumpet and a singing voice. Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St.  $30. www.get.org

APRIL 24

Fulton Golden Games

11 a.m. – 1 p.m., through May 25. For more than 20 years, the Fulton Golden Games has helped mature adults stay physically active, socially engaged and competitive, thus improving their quality of life. After a grand opening ceremony at Milton's Bell Memorial Park, 15245 Bell Park Road, North Fulton cities will join forces to bring this event to local senior citizens.  www.cityofmiltonga.us

APRIL 27

Roswell Night of Lights

6 – 8:30 p.m. Join Keep Roswell Beautiful at Riverside Park, 575 Riverside Road, for the first-ever Earth Month celebration. This free event will be educational, inspiring and inclusive in celebration of the natural world. Includes a lantern parade. www.keeproswellbeautiful.org

Johns Creek International Festival

11 a.m. – 8 p.m. The Johns Creek International Festival is a celebration of the best traditional food, music and art from our own backyard. This free community event includes food trucks, vendors, an international beer and wine garden, live music and dance performances. Atlanta Athletic Club fields, 1930 Bobby Jones Drive, Johns Creek. www.jcinternationalfest.com

Garden Faire

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. North Fulton Master Gardeners are hosting their biggest fundraiser of the year. Come see gardening demonstrations, shop garden selections, hear live music and find flea market treasures. Rain or shine. Bulloch Hall, 180 Bulloch Ave., Roswell. www.nfmg.net

DEA drug take-back day

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Safely dispose of expired, unused or unwanted medications. Locations will be announced closer to the date. www.cityofmiltonga.us

Rock for Rescues

1 – 10 p.m.  Combining Milton's love of music and animals, this free community festival on Broadwell Road will showcase a variety of local rock bands. Food trucks will be available. All proceeds will benefit local pet rescue organizations. www.cityofmiltonga.us

Drive and Dine event at Porsche Experience Center Atlanta 

6 – 10 p.m. Event proceeds will help provide abandoned, abused, runaway and homeless youth a safe home in a loving Christ-centered environment to heal their wounded spirits and help them thrive at Christian City Children’s Village in Union City. Held at Porsche Experience Center, One Porsche Drive, Atlanta. www.christiancity.org/driveanddine

APRIL 28

Roswell Moves!

Canton Street in Roswell will be converted into a park for one day. This event replaces the annual Roswell Cycling Festival and will continue the Mayor’s Ride tradition. Join for food, fun, races, bike rides, live music and more. Events and activities will be available for all ages and skill levels. Festivities begin with the Mayor’s Ride at 8 a.m. www.bikeroswell.com

 

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  • Starting Monday, April 1st, 2019, repeated every day until Tuesday, April 30, 2019 @ 12:00 am