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GCPL Offers Opportunity to Earn Free Disney on Ice Tickets Through Reading Challenge
The Gwinnett County Public Library (GCPL) is giving local kids the chance to earn a free ticket to Disney On Ice Find Your Hero! The show will be at the Gas South Arena from April 20 to 23.
Children can their earn tickets by reading five books. Each participating child will receive one Reward Club Card. As children show staff their returned library books, the vouches will be stamped a corresponding number of times.
Find Your Hero!
The Disney On Ice presentation of Find Your Hero! brings together Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, and Goofy for an adventure filled with tales of heroism from everyone’s favorite Disney stories.
Moana and demigod Maui, from the film Moana, bravely voyage into uncharted territories to return the stolen heart of Te Fiti. Anna and Elsa of Frozen go on a quest to protect the kingdom.
The Little Mermaid tests the power of love, Rapunzel dares to explore the outside world on her own, and Belle, of Beauty and the Beast, boldly tames the fearsome Beast.
Best of all, everyone discovers that courage, determination, and heart are all part of the hero within us all.
Vouchers for free tickets can be redeemed at Gas South Arena’s box office up until Sunday, April 23 for applicable shows on the following dates: Thursday, April 20; Friday, April 21; Saturday, April 22; and Sunday, April 23.
A parent/guardian ticket purchase is required when redeeming a child’s voucher for the free child’s ticket. One adult ticket must be purchased for every three free kids’ tickets redeemed.
Adult tickets for the show range from $19 to $49, depending on date and seat location. VIP, Rinkside and VIP Dining tickets are available at higher price points.
For more information, click on gwinnettpl.org/kids/disney-on-ice/.
Signature Events at The Forum Return in April
Starting in April and running through autumn, The Forum Peachtree Corners will host special events on a weekly or monthly basis. All events are free and open to the public.
Forum Fit is a free fitness session that will be held every Wednesday, 6-7 p.m., starting April 5. The workout combines strength conditioning, cardio and mindfulness, leaving participants feeling balanced and empowered. Earn a loyalty stamp for every completed class.
Thursday Night Live brings local musicians every Thursday, 6-8 p.m., starting April 6. Everyone is welcome to drop in and groove to the smooth sounds, free of charge. The April line-up is set with: April 6, Hughes Taylor; April 13, East & Ward; April 20, Jacob Harshman; and April 27 The Human DJ.
Little Peaches is scheduled for the last Tuesdays of every month, 4-6 p.m. Young children and their parents / caregivers are invited to enjoy free kid-friendly games, crafts and entertainment. The first session on April 25 has the theme of Spring Fling.
The Forum Peachtree Corners is located at 5185 Peachtree Pkwy., Peachtree Corners. Get additional info by clicking on Events at theforumonpeachtree.com.
Atlanta’s Harry Potter The Exhibition Opens October 21 [Photo Gallery]
The Harry Potter: The Exhibition, according to the presenters is “the most comprehensive touring exhibition ever presented about the Wizarding World,” and will make its second stop on its North American tour here in Atlanta, Georgia.
It will open in the heart of downtown Atlanta on Friday, October 21, at 200 Peachtree Street
Tickets for Atlanta went on sale on Wednesday, September 28, but fans who are a part of the Harry Potter Fan Club received exclusive access to presale tickets on September 25.
The world premiere of Harry Potter: The Exhibition opened this past February at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, PA, where it was seen by hundreds of thousands of fans – ranking as one of the most visited exhibitions in the history of the museum. In addition to Atlanta, the exhibition will continue to tour globally, extending into more cities in Latin America, Asia, and Europe, including the recently announced stop in Vienna, Austria in December 2022.
The behind-the-scenes exhibition uses the latest innovations in immersive design and technology. It celebrates the films and stories of Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts, and the expanding Wizarding World, including Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, through beautifully crafted environments that honor the iconic moments, characters, settings, and beasts, created by J.K. Rowling and as seen in the films and stories.
Visitors will get an up-close look at authentic props and original costumes from Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films and will have the opportunity to engage with innovative, awe-inspiring, and magical environments and installations in ways never before experienced in a touring exhibition.
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