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Bridal showcase

A Bridal Showcase and Reception is set for Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Douglasville Conference Center at 6700 Church St.The event is free and open to registered brides.

Presented by the City of Douglasville Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), the event will showcase premier bridal vendors and specialty services offered by the Douglasville CVB. Attending brides will be registered to win exclusive prizes and giveaways.

Information: (770) 947-5920.


The Douglas County Humane Society Cruise-In is set for Sunday at Burke’s Grill, 4040 Chapel Hill Road across from Chapel Hill Middle School.

Organizers of the event, hosted by Sam Memmolo, encourage the public to bring cars, trucks, motorcycles, friends and chairs to enjoy music, food and fellowship.

Information: Douglas County Humane Society (678) 838-9123 or (770) 489-7164 or visit

Cornhole tournament

The YPC Cornhole Tournament is set for Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Foxhall Resort and Sporting Club, 8000 Capps Ferry Road.

The event is open to the public. Cost is $30 per team of two which includes lunch. It will be a double-elimination competition and will feature music, games, food, drink and fun. It is sponsored by the Young Professionals Connection.

Art exhibit

The concurrent solo exhibits of Marsha Chandler and Janet Deal, “Watercolors and Pastels“ are now on display at the Cultural Arts Center through April 29.The Cultural Arts Center is located at 8652 Campbellton St., Douglasville.

Information: (770) 949-2787 or visit

‘For the Birds’

An Artists’ Reception to celebrate the opening of the exhibit “For the Birds: Athos Menaboni & More — Georgia’s Audubon and Other Artists Exploring Ornithological Motifs,” is set for May 2 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Cultural Arts Center, 8652 Campbellton St., Douglasville. It is open to the public with free admission. The exhibit will be on display through June 28.

Information: (770) 949-2787 or visit

Touch a Truck

County Government Day and Touch a Truck Experience is set for May 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Arbor Place Mall Parking Lot between Sears and Rooms To Go.

Admission is free and open to the public.Attendees can look around and through fire trucks, fire safety house, rescue units, Sheriff’s Department Mobile Command Center, mobile jail, HEAT cars, armored vehicles, DOT equipment and more. Exhibits and tents from county departments will be present. Donate used books to the library, adopt a pet from the Animal Shelter, play the Ducky Derby to benefit the Special Olympics/Therapeutic Recreation Program and more.

Information: (770) 920-7593 or email

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