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Friday, May 04, 2007

Dont Be Blue Cause You Have Nothing To Do...

You ever come home on a Friday night, and just go “damn, I really don’t want to spend another weekend catching up on work, doing laundry, and cleaning the kitchen?” Well never fear, Atlanta Young Dems’ regular old Julie McCoy is here to save you from a weekend of Lysol and Scrubbing Bubbles.

Friday

Tonight! – Join the users of Donkey/Elephant for what has become a weekly tradition, the Friday night happy hour.
Tonight, we are taking this informal Happy Hour tradition over to Decatur for a night of Pool, Foosball, Table Shuffleboard, and Darts at Twains
Time: 7pm
Location: Twains, 211 E Trinity Pl, Decatur, 30030

But don’t stay out too late! Saturday is jam-packed from sunrise to way after sunset with lobbying, education, and of course partying (How can you not party on Cinqo de Mayo?!?)

Saturday

9am – Peachtree Corridor Lobbying for Affordable Housing
Tomorrow the Peachtree Corridor task force will be meeting at Atlanta City Council chambers to discuss development along Peachtree Road. While we are all excited about making Peachtree Road a true destination street for tourists and residents alike, many of us feel strongly about making sure affordable housing for all is included in the development plans. Join us as we partner up with our friends in the affordable housing community and make sure our voices are heard!
Time: 9am – 11am
Location: Atlanta City Council Chambers, 55 Trinity Ave
Contact: Mijha Butcher, mijha.butcher@gmail.com

11am – Dekalb Young Democrats Focus on the Environment Forum
If there is one thing Young Dems love, it’s the environment! Please join the Dekalb YD’s for their environmental forum this Saturday and learn more about the biggest threats to our local natural resources.
Time: 11am – 12pm
Location: PushPush Theater, Decatur Station, 121 New Street #4, Atlanta, GA 30030
Speakers: Betsy Nicholas, Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper
Kathie Gannon, DeKalb County Commissioner
Contact: Tim Cairl, President, Dekalb Young Dems, president@dekalbyd.com

3pm – Atlanta Stonewall Democrats 1st Annual Derby Day
Wear your wackiest hat, and get your mint julep on with our friends, the Atlanta Stonewall Democrats for their first annual Derby Day fundraiser!
Time: 3pm – 7pm
Website: http://www.atlantastonewall.org
Location: Private residence of Dr. Bill and Verna Cleveland, 1700 Doncaster Dr NE Atlanta, GA 30309
Price: $25 Young Dems, $50 everyone else. Visit the website to purchase your tickets in advance! Seats are going fast!
Contact: Kyle Bailey, kyle@atlantastonewall.org

After derby day, there are about a million and one other things going on including the HRC dinner. So grab some friends and just go out and have some fun, and then role on over to Sunday

Sunday

8am – 4pm – Grab some breakfast at Café 458 and support our friends at Democrats Work
Nothing cures a mint julep hangover like a good breakfast prepared and served by our good friends at Democrats Work. Come over anytime during the day, grab some food, and support a very worthy cause.
Time: 8am – 4pm
Location: Samaritan House Cafe 458, 458 Edgewood Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA

2pm – Young Democrats of Atlanta Campaigns Committee Meeting
Now you’ve spent the weekend partying it up, learning about the environment, and grabbing some good food at Café 458 (Democrat food just tastes better then Republican food doesn’t it?), but lets do try and get some work in as well. Join our tireless Campaigns Chair, Allison, for her first committee meeting of the year. She has tons of plans for future training, helping out with the 10th district race, and of course the 2008 election season! Make sure you come on out and help us develop our new plan for Taking Back the State in ’08!
Time: 2pm
Location: Manuel’s Tavern, 602 North Highland Ave, Atlanta, 30307
Contact: Allison Layton, Campaigns Chair, campaigns@atlantayoungdems.org

So there you go, weekend all planned out! (and you thought you were just going to chill on the couch all weekend!) Hope to see you all out there!

-Nicolette

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posted by Nicolette at 5/04/2007 12:54:00 PM

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