Get Out: Your Weekend Planner

Movies, exercise and more in this week's weekend planner.

Every week, Snellville Patch features five or so events happening near city residents that they can participate in. This week, looks like there's some variety for a number of different ways to have fun. Let us know if there are events that you would like to see featured here! Have a great weekend!

1. Seniors Pilates Class

When/Where: Friday, July 8, 10 a.m., , 2350 Oak Road, Snellville. 

Why Go: Open to those 50 and older, the Snellville Senior Center always has weekly activities at low costs. Every Friday, the center has a pilates class follows at 10 a.m. (It used to have a walking club that met on Fridays, but they haven't been meeting lately.)

Pricing: The pilates class is $3. is also available at $9 for Snellville residents and $15 for residents outside the city limits.

2. Screen on the Green: "Rio"

When/Where: Saturday, July 9, 6:30 p.m., The Avenue, 1350 Scenic Highway, Snellville. 

Why Go: Taking place near the Winestyles shop, the Screen on the Green series at The Avenue continues with the animated feature "Rio." Activities such as a bounce house, balloon art and face painting will take place before the movie at 6:30 p.m., and the movie will follow at 8:30 p.m. 

Pricing: Free. Some restrictions such as alcohol and high chairs are applied, so check out The Avenue website for the details.

3. Summer Animals at Yellow River Game Ranch

When/Where: Everyday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Yellow River Game Ranch, 4525 Stone Mountain Highway, Lilburn. 

Why Go: If you haven't been to Yellow River Game Ranch this summer, make sure to go for the new animals that have invaded its space. Check out the coyotes, bears, peacocks, rabbits and squirrels it's had for June and throughout the rest of the month.  

Pricing: Those 12 years and up are $8; ages 2 to 11 are $7; and children under the age of 2 are free. 

4. "Young Artists in Bloom"

When/Where: Saturday, July 9, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., The Old Town Lilburn Center for the Arts, 92A Main Street, Lilburn. 

Why Go: Owner Barbara Barth of The Little Shop of Arts and Antiques is hosting an exhibit and reception featuring work by 20 students ages 6 to 16. With the exhibit run by art teacher Catherine Susky, many of the works are nature-inspiring, depicting animals and wildlife that can be found in the wild. Light refreshments will be served, and the exhibit runs until July 16. 

Pricing: Free. 

5. Trivia at Mama Mia's

When/Where: Saturday, July 9, 8:30 p.m., Mama Mia's, 5394 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lilburn. 

Why Go: Trivia has always had a Tuesday slot at Mama Mia's, but now they've added it Saturday's itinerary. Test your noggin with general knowledge questions, hosted by Atlanta trivia gurus Outspoken Entertainment. 

Pricing: Free to play. 


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