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'The Drowsy Chaperone' coming to Aurora Theatre

'The Drowsy Chaperone' coming to Aurora Theatre

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- A five-time Tony Award-winning musical will grace the Aurora Theatre stage next month.

The Drowsy Chaperone will open Thursday, Mar. 14 and run through Sunday, Apr. 14.

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The Broadway sensation opened at New York City's Marquis Theatre in 2006 and went on to snag the Tony Awards for Best Book and Best Score. The Drowsy Chaperone pays homage to the Jazz Age and its upbeat music, which kept spirits high during the Great Depression.

Performances will be Wednesday through Saturday at 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Tickets range in price from $25 to $35.

Monkey Joe's holding birthday celebration

Monkey Joe's holding birthday celebration

ATLANTA -- Monday is the birthday of Monkey Joe, namesake of the popular indoor bounce house venues.

To celebrate, Monkey Joe's is offering plenty of family fun, including reduced admission prices, all day.

On Feb. 18, entry into every Monkey Joe's location is only $5. The first 100 children at each facility will be treated to a free pizza party, and the first 75 children will be given birthday party goodie bags.

"Monkey Joe's birthday party provides us an opportunity to thank our loyal customers for their continued support of Monkey Joe's locations across the country," Monkey Joe's brand manager Sonny Crumpton said in a statement. "As a way to honor the families that visit Monkey Joe's time and again, we wanted to show our appreciation with discounted admission and special treats and events, which we believe both children and their parents will enjoy."

Aurora Theatre hosts spring break camp

Aurora Theatre hosts spring break camp

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Can't make it to the beach for spring break?  Don't worry -- Aurora Theatre is bringing the beach to Lawrenceville.

The Aurora Theatre Academy will host a Drama Beach 2013 camp for students in grades 1-12.

Campers are invited to wear their favorite beach attire -- sunglasses, Hawaiian shirts, flip flops and so on -- as they participate in improv workshops and enjoy a cookout-style lunch.

Drama Beach 2013 will be held Wednesday, Apr. 10 for students in grades 1-5 and Thursday, Apr. 11 for grades 6-12. Both camps run from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Each camp session costs $35.

Visit auroratheatre.com for more information or to sign up. The Aurora Theatre is located at 128 East Pike Street in downtown Lawrenceville.

B World Entertainment - A Valentine's Soiree

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Chick-fil-A Daddy-Daughter Date Night returns in 2013

Chick-fil-A Daddy-Daughter Date Night returns in 2013

ATLANTA -- Chick-fil-A's wildly popular Daddy-Daughter Date Night will return in February.

More than 100 Atlanta- and Athens-area Chick-fil-A restaurants will host the event on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Every couple in attendance will receive an activity sheet with conversation topics and a booklet called "Continuing the Conversation," which gives the dads and daughters suggestions for getting to know each other better.

"One of Chick-fil-A's goals is to promote community connections and enrich the lives of everyone we serve," Chick-fil-A area marketing director Robin Lomax said in a statement. "We understand the importance of father-daughter relationships and want to encourage dads to take a break from busy schedules, enjoy their daughters' company over a meal and have fun."

Snellville to cut ribbon on Briscoe Park

Snellville to cut ribbon on Briscoe Park

SNELLVILLE, Ga. -- The city of Snellville is preparing to unveil Phase II A of the Briscoe Park renovation.

A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held Friday, Jan. 25 at 10 a.m.

The fun will be held at the new field/parking lot where the Briscoe Park tennis courts once stood.

Renovations to Briscoe Park were funded by Gwinnett County SPLOST programs.

Call 770-985-3535 for more information about Friday's event. Briscoe Park is located at 2500 Sawyer Parkway.

Josh Groban concert to be screened in metro Atlanta

Josh Groban concert to be screened in metro Atlanta

ATLANTA -- Josh Groban is giving a live preview concert of his new album in New York City, but local fans won't have to travel far to watch the performance.

Josh Groban Live: All That Echoes will be screened at several theaters across metro Atlanta.

The concert will be broadcast live on Monday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. Groban will perform some of the biggest hits from his 12-year career, as well as songs from his sixth studio album, All That Echoes, which hits shelves Feb. 5. He will also answer fans' questions submitted via Twitter and text message.

"To have the chance to perform songs new and old and interact with Q&A with fans across the country is truly awesome," Groban said in a statement. "Fathom (Events) gives me that reach using state-of-the-art visual and sound at your local movie theater to experience a concert experience unique to any other. What a great way to kick off the album release!"