Georgia NAACP President Francys Johnson will address the DeKalb Lawyers Association’s 27th Annual Scholarship Breakfast on May 30 in the Maloof Building in Decatur.
The Atlanta Jazz Festival continues through May 24 in Piedmont Park, featuring live entertainment, a KidZone, and shopping and food vendors.
Cause4 Entertainment and the Rev. Dr. Theophilus J. Stanford will present “Not Your Battle,” a CD release concert and fundraising event for Imagine No Malaria, on May 31 at Glen Haven United Methodist Church in Decatur.
The life and legacy of poet and activist Gil Scott-Heron of “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” fame will be explored on May 18 at the Stonecrest Library in Lithonia.
Patrons of all ages can mingle with children’s book illustrators on May 22 at the Decatur Library.
Volunteers and donors are needed for the Angelica Strowder Memorial Scholarship Walk on May 30 at the Gresham Recreation Center walking trail.
Flat Shoals United Methodist is kicking off its GED initiative with an open house celebration on May 17. The event begins at 2 p.m.
The Atlanta Caribbean Carnival makes its colorful way to Decatur on May 23 at the Kensington MARTA station.
A new 49,000-square-foot Tubman Museum will open in Macon on May 16.
Georgia’s senior residents are urged to “Get Into the Act” to take charge of their health, get engaged in their communities, and make a positive impact in the lives of others as the nation celebrates Older Americans Month.
Longtime DeKalb resident and business owner John “Mr. John” Yates is the Lou Walker Center’s 2015 Senior of the Year.
Decatur attorney Mawuli Davis will be honored by the Southern Center for Human Rights with its inaugural “Luminary Award” on May 12.
The 10th annual “Conversations on Afrikan Spirit Through Film” series is underway on Wednesdays weekly in May at First Afrikan Church in Lithonia.
Atlanta native Wonya Lucas is the new president and CEO of Public Broadcasting Atlanta.
A High Tea Party fundraiser on May 16 at the Ramada Inn Plaza features fashion, food, fun and a little friendly competition.