by Robin Kemp

Happy Halloween, Día de los Muertos, All Saints Day, and just plain old TGIF! Here’s your weekend wrap. As always, drop us a line if we missed something–use the News Tip box or e-mail KempWrites@gmail.com@claytoncrescent

Friday, Oct. 30

Stockbridge: Walmart Trunk or Treat drive-thru, Hudson Bridge Road.

Hapeville: Hapeville Día de los Muertos 2020, 5 p.m., Jess Lucas Park. This is an outdoor, socially-distanced Día de los Muertos celebration. Local artists, authentic vendors, and a Latinx film festival featuring 25+ independent films from over 6 countries! Festivities all weekend! All attendees must wear a mask in compliance with local municipal ordinances. Follow the event page for programming info and updates.

Jonesboro: Trunk or Treat, 3 p.m., 157 S. McDonough Street. Sponsored by South Atlanta Injury Lawyers and Obiorah Fields, LLC. 

Saturday, Oct. 31

Forest Park: Pink Panther Walk against Breast Cancer, 8 a.m., Starr Park. Join Mayor Angelyne Butler and special speaker Shameria Howell as we walk against breast cancer. Sign up on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/city-of-forest-park-30668384386

Forest Park: Fall Festival, 1 p.m., Starr Park. Bring the entire family for a day of fun in the park. Bouncy houses, horse back riding, live music, and more.

Sunday, Nov. 1

Morrow: Día de los Muertos, 12 p.m., Olde Towne Morrow. Kids area, face painting, photo booth, food and drinks, entertainment, altars exhibition, Día de los Muertos train.

Forest Park: “Let’s Talk Parenthood,” BOYZ2MEN Home and Sanctuary for Youth, 752 Main St. Sponsored by Clayton County Health District. An open conversation on how to talk to young people about puberty, sex, love and relationships. Please wear a mask. Temperatures will be taken. To register, e-mail  janet.matthews@dph.ga.gov or call (678) 479-2207.

Forest Park: Día de los Muertos, 4:30 p.m., Starr Park. Join Councilman Hector Gutiérrez (Ward 3) and the City of Forest Park to celebrate Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead)! Bring the family out for free hot cocoa and Mexican bread, face painting, and a viewing of the movie “Coco.”

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