3/14/19 – Work Hard | Play Hard

Work Hard Play HardWHAT: Atlanta Science Festival, Stem Gems: Giving Girls Role Models
WHEN: Saturday Mar. 16, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Festival runs through March 23rd
WHERE: Spelman College Camille Cosby Academic Center Rm LL32
COST: $10/adult, $3/child
DETAILS: The annual two-week Atlanta Science Festival celebrates local science and technology every March, featuring more than 100 events throughout metro Atlanta and reaching 50,000 children and adults annually. Festival events feature hands-on activities, tours, tastings, and performances from more than 100 partner organizations, including school districts, post-secondary institutions, museums, businesses, civic and community groups.
“Stem Gems: Giving Girls Role Models” is an interactive panel discussion that will enlighten and empower girls and young women to pursue careers in STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math!
Guests will meet exceptional women from a diverse set of STEM careers and learn about their unique journeys that led to their respective careers. You’ll understand what they do, how they make a difference in the world, and how they help people using STEM.

WHAT: Science on Tap
WHEN: Thursday Mar. 14, 2019, 6:00  p.m. hors d’oeuvres, lecture begins at 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Georgia Aquarium
COST: $10
DETAILS: Join us for the Georgia Aquarium’s next adults-only science lecture series, Science on Tap featuring Dr. Brian Stone, Director of the Urban Climate Lab at Georgia Tech. Reception with light hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine begins at 6:00 with the presentation at 7:00. Following Dr. Stone’s talk, there will be time for Q & A. Come mingle, share some libations, and learn! The full cost of your ticket goes directly to supporting Georgia Aquarium’s Research and Conservation initiatives. Space is very limited. Please reserve your seats ASAP to secure your entrance into this exclusive lecture series

WHAT: Atlanta St. Patrick’s Day Parade
WHEN: Saturday Mar. 16, 2019, 12 – 2 p.m.
WHERE: Midtown Atlanta
COST: Free
DETAILS: The popular Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade, a city favorite for the past 137 years, returns to the streets of Midtown. This year’s parade steps off at noon at the intersection of Peachtree and 15th street and continues down Peachtree to 5th Street. More than 2,000 dancers, musicians, llamas and Irish and local dignitaries are expected to march this year. New this year the parade will feature The Big Idaho® Potato Truck – the world’s largest potato on wheels.

WHAT: Savannah St. Patrick’s Day Parade
WHEN: Saturday, March 16, 2019, 10:15 a.m. – 2 p.m.
WHERE: Downtown Savannah, GA
COST: Free
DETAILS: With one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the United States, Georgia’s First City knows how to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day right. In addition to Celtic societies and Irish families, Savannah’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade features pipe bands and Irish dancers from all over the East Coast – Florida to New York. But it’s not limited to that; visitors from all over the world, even Ireland itself, come to Savannah to celebrate heritage in our spirited parade through Downtown Savannah. This parade is 195 years old and more than 300,000 people are expected to visit and enjoy the city-wide festivities.

WHAT: The ninth annual Suwanee American Craft Beer Fest
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 16, 2019, 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Suwanee Town Center Park
COST: $55 advance, $60 day- of; designated drivers $15 admission
DETAILS: Recognized as one of the biggest and best craft beer festival in the Southeast, the Suwanee American Craft Beer Fest attracts people from all over the country to claim their share of unlimited tastings of over 350 craft beers. The event offers live music, games, local food vendors and a homebrew contest in Suwanee Town Center Park.