Thursday, Dec. 22, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Howie Marmer, aka Howie the Great, has performed his magic at comedy clubs, NBA halftime shows, major illusion shows, and has appeared on “America’s Funniest People” and the Nashville network. Howie will mesmerize you with his magical illusions, and make you laugh! Coffee and treats provided by Huntcliff Summit. Sponsors include Peachtree Hearing, Sunrise Senior Living, and JFGA. Cost is $5 for Community and SilverSneakers, $5, free for MJCCA members. Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, Zaban Park, 5342 Tilly Mill Rd., Dunwoody, 30338. More info at 678-312-3861 or email email@example.com.
The 1940’s Radio Hour Show
Dec. 15-29. Relive the drama of a live broadcast of The Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade from the Hotel Astor’s Algonquin Room on December 21, 1942. Songs include “Strike Up the Band” and “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.” Tickets from $30. Theatre on the Square, 11 Whitlock Ave. NW, Marietta, 30064. Check www.theatreinthesquare.net for show times and tickets.
Larry Conley, Famed Sportscaster
Thursday, Dec. 15, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. In his exciting 42-year career as a renowned sports broadcaster, Larry Conley has covered roughly 1800 basketball games and 400 baseball games for networks such as CBS, NBC, ABC ESPN, FOX SPORTS and served as radio basketball analyst for two Olympics. He has a terrific story to share re: “Collegiate Sports and the Future.” Coffee and treats provided by Huntcliff Summit. Sponsors include Peachtree Hearing, Sunrise Senior Living, and JFGA.
Cost is $5 for Community and SilverSneakers, $5, free for MJCCA members. Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, Zaban Park, 5342 Tilly Mill Rd., Dunwoody, 30338. More info at 678-312-3861 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Light Up Brookhaven
Thursday, Dec. 8, 6-8 p.m. Brookhaven celebrates the holiday with a Christmas tree lighting, Hanukkah display, musical performances and refreshments. Blackburn Park, 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta, 30319. Call 404-637-0508 or visit brookhavenga.gov to get more information.
“IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE” MARATHON
Thursday, Dec. 22, 12-9 p.m. Take a break from the holiday frenzy to remember the importance of family and friends with the classic Jimmy Stewart film “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Shows start at 12 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Get there a half hour early for a holiday preshow and Christmas carol singalong. Cost is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, students and military. Earl Smith Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta, 30060. For details and tickets, call 770-293-0080 or go to earlsmithstrand.org.