When radio was king. A celebration of yesteryear when the Marcus Jewish Community Center welcomes the Atlanta Radio Theatre Company for a two-show engagement on Sunday, Oct. 20 for shows at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m.

“War of the Worlds: The Untold Story” by H.G. Wells will be coming through the airwaves as part of the ARTC’s efforts to preserve and educate about the art of audio theater.

Ticket prices are $10-$15. Call the box office at 678-812-4002, or visit atlantajcc.org/ boxoffice for tickets.

Fall’s best. The Spalding Garden Club brings all the best of the season with its biannual Gardener’s Delight sale.

Annual and perennial plants plus garden accents, fabulous birdhouses, handmade gifts, seasonal wreaths, deer and animal repellent and even a French scarecrow will be available at the show scheduled Oct. 23 at the Kingsley Clubhouse located at 2325 N. Peachtree Way.

In addition, an antique/flea market will be a part of the sale scheduled from 10 am - 3 p.m., rain or shine.

Baby steps for new campers. Connect with nature on a family camping trip without leaving Dunwoody.

The Dunwoody Nature Center’s backyard family campout is scheduled Saturday, Oct. 19.

Enjoy family and outdoor time as the educators of the Nature Center teach some of the basics of camping like how to set up and break down tents and how to build and put out a campfire. The Nature Center will help you plan for the overnight by explaining everything that you need to bring for your adventure.

Learn more at dunwoodynature.org.

Quill pens to Twitter feed. We’ve come a long way, baby, so at Davis Academy’s annual re-enactment of the Second Continental Congress used the new stuff to better understand what went on at the original one some 240 years ago.

With the help of social studies teacher Matthew Barry, the school’s 8th graders researched and re-enacted the 1775 event by transforming the media center into a Philadelphia meeting hall. Delegates made up of 56 students representing each of the 13 English colonies used old and new technology to debate the issues of forming a new government independent of Britain. During their conference, they Skyped with middle school students in Omaha, Neb. and in Milwaukee to discuss the pros and cons of an independent goverment.


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