Community Corner

The Davis Academy is pleased to post items of interest from our greater community.  Please submit items to Karen Rogow at

To find all Jewish events in Atlanta,
click here to access the Atlanta Jewish Times' Greater Atlanta Community Calendar.




Atlanta Jewish Music Festival

The Atlanta Jewish Music Festival (AJMF) celebrates its 10th year with two specially curated weekends of talent sure to please seasoned connoisseurs and curious music lovers alike. AJMF opens March 7th wit the Grammy award-winning Bill Charlap Trio playing the music of Leonard Bernstein at the Atlanta History Center. The Festival, which runs from March 7th-17th will focus on exciting Jewish contributions to American music, including an exploration of the Jewish imprint on the Academy Awards Best Original Song winners, the legendary Ben Sigran's "Jews, Music and The American" dream presentation, and ATL Collective performing the music of Chicago's "Chess Records", the legendary record label which, founded by two Polish Jewish immigrants, is credited with the release of the first Rock N' Roll song.

The Atlanta Jewish Music Festival runs March 7th-17th at various venues around Atlanta. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here. 

Georgia Swarm Lacrosse Game - Free Tickets Available for 3/22 Game

The Georgia Swarm, JCC, and Financial Innovations invite you to cheer on The Georgia Swarm lacrosse team as they play The Toronto Rock! Claim up to four complimentary tickets! Click here to learn more.

Friday, March 22nd | 7:35 p.m. | Infinite Energy Arena (Harrah's Cherokee Casino Field)

Free Kosher Wine Tasting

John's Creek Wine & Crystal is hosting a free kosher wine tasting on March 17th. Participants will taste kosher wines and receive a special one day discount on wine orders.

For more information, email Susan at

Sunday, March 17th | 3:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m. |9810 Medlock Bridge Road, Suite 700, John's Creek, GA 30097

North Springs High School Presents The Addams Family Musical 

Click here to learn more about the North Springs High School musical performance of The Addams Family.

Performance dates are March 14-16 at 7:00 p.m., March 22-23 at 7:00 p.m., and March 23 at 3:00 p.m.


Walk4Friendship Hosted by The Friendship Circle

Come join hundreds of people from across the Atlanta community in celebration of friendship and inclusion for all. On Sunday, March 24th, Friendship Circle is hosting their annual Walk4Friendship, a 1k walk followed by a free carnival for all ages, which includes moon bounces, petting zoo, magician, face painting, games, art, and more.

Friendship Circle is a non-profit organization that creates Friendship and Inclusion for kids and adults with special needs. All proceeds will go to enhance and continue their innovative programming. The walk is stroller/wheelchair friendly. There will be food for purchase.

To register, please click here.

Sunday, March 24th | 12:30 p.m. -4:00 p.m. |Riverwood High School Track and Field, 5900 Raider Drive, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Young Chefs Academy of Sandy Springs

Weekly Classes: Thursday's (4:30-6:00pm), Friday's (5:30-7:00pm), Saturday's (10:00-11:30pm), Saturday Kindercooks (10:30-11:30am on the first and third Saturday of each month).

Homeschool Cooking Classes: Every other Tuesday (11:00am-12:15pm). $29/class or $50 for a monthly membership

Mention The Davis Academy when you call to reserve a class and receive a $5 discount!


Sandy Springs Youth Sports Baseball & Softball Spring Registration Is NOW Open

Spring baseball and softball leagues are currently forming at Sandy Springs Youth Sports, convienently located at the Moragan Falls Atheletic Fields off of Roswell Road. Baseball begins at ages 4-5 and softball at 5 years old. Register early for a discount as we expect leagues to fill up quickly. For more information, visit the SSYS website or email

Spring Baseball and Softball Details:

  • Baseball Ages: 4-12 years old
  • Softball Ages: 5-12 years old
  • Team buddy requests available at younger ages
  • Registration open through mid-January, registration discount ends mid-December
  • Practices set to start in February, 2019

MJCCA Club J After School Program

Registration for 2018-2019 school year is open. Visit for more details.

Anne Frank in the World Exhibit

For exhibit volunteer opportunities, please apply online at:

 5920 Roswell Road NE A-209, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Mitzvah Planning with Visit Sandy Springs

Visit Sandy Springs can help! Our Knowledgeable staff is here to help simplify the planning process, so you can stress less and celebrate more. We offer complimentary services in Sandy Springs that include assistance with selecting the perfect hotel and securing a room block, help finding a unique event space reccomendations on local transportation, welcome bags for your out-of-town guests and customized itineraries for your group. As your local support team, we know all the ins, outs and in-betweens of planning an incredible simcha in Sandy Springs! Ready to chat, or just starting to dream? Contact Amy Metzler at 770-206-1552 or 

Mitzvah Planning with the CVBD

The Convention & Visitors Bureau of Dunwoody is here to help locate available hotels, negotiate room rates, assist with selecting event space, find Deejays and other needed services, coordinate itineraries for out of town family and guests, help line up transportation, and provide welcome bags for those needing overnight accommodations.  The best part? It's all complimentary! Just above Atlanta, Dunwoody knows how to take your child's Bar/Bat Mitzvah beyond memorable.  Contact Sarah Steadman to begin planning:; 678-244-9803.

When your child is out, the MJCCA is IN!

The Marcus Jewish Community Center offers a variety of exciting, engaging, and safe activities for children during school holidays and teacher work days.  This program is open to members and non-members; separate rates apply.  After-care is available for an additional fee.  For more information and to register online click here: For questions, please contact Mackenzie Sherman at (678) 812-4174.

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