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WEEKEND EVENTS: ArtWalk, Beer Fest and Spring Cleaning
WEEKEND EVENTS: ArtWalk, Beer Fest and Spring Cleaning

ATLANTA -- There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

Come out to the Westside 3rd Saturday Art Walk on May 21 from 11-5 p.m. The Art Walk is anchored at the White Provision Residential Building on Howell Mill. This event features an open house for a new Poem88 location, a film screening for “Marwencol”, and Artist Talk, Coffee Tasting, a reception and the unveiling of a couple of new exhibits. Check them out. The White Provision Residential Building is located at 1100 Howell Mill Road in Atlanta.

The locally owned Natural Products and Green Living Expo, the Alive! Expo is back and it’s being held this weekend at the Georgia World Congress Center. This is the first and longest-running natural products expo, of its kind in Atlanta. The event features healthy cooking demos and interactive fitness demonstrations. Atlanta Falcons Ovie Mughelli, star Quinton Aaron and chef Marvin Woods will be in attendance. The GWCC is located at 285 Andrew Young International.

Get some burgers and brews at the East Atlanta Beer Fest hosted in the East Atlanta Village, this weekend. The festival was formed to bring awareness to the East Atlanta community. Funds from this festival were previously used to pay for security camera in the EAV, fund news initiatives for FitWit Foundation and support the Farmers Market. This brew fest will feature about 170+ beers and festival goers will be able to enjoy tunes from Burt and the Bandits, The Imperial OPA and Animal and the Evolvers. Tickets are $40, at the door and the festival will be held at Brownwood Park. Brownwood Park is located at Emerson Ave at Brownwood Ave.

Join the Annual Neighborhood Spring Clean-Up on the corner of East Ave and Prospect Place on Saturday morning from 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. The neighborhood will focus on Glen Iris Drive, East Avenue, Prospect, MacKenzie, Fortune, Highland Ave and portions of Ralph McGill. Free doughnuts and coffee will be provided for those who participate in the clean-up.

Walk in the 2011 Georgia Walk Now for Autism Speaks, the walk will take place on Sunday, May 22 and the event will leave from the International Plaza at the Georgia World Congress Center. The event is being touted as a family-friendly event which features a walk, activities for children, and a resource fair for parents, refreshments and entertainment.

Splurge on a ticket to the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival. The festival, which rivals those in New York and LA, is programmed to integrate old traditions, news traditions and imports and inspirations. The festival features live demonstrations, tasting tents, street carts and a connoisseur lounge. For more visit http://atlfoodandwinefestival.com