Most of us have embraced the world of social networking in some way. We use it to keep up with our family and friends. We use it as a platform to share everything from the dinner we made to our philosophical thoughts on parenting. We post adorable photos of our children and pets and selfies of our new hairdo. #LoveMyPerm
But on the weekends, do you find yourself tweeting things like:
Reaching level 200 of Candy Crush is quite a feat, but with all of the cool happenings in our area this weekend, maybe it's time to get out in the community and spice up your hashtags!
If you're looking for an action packed evening, check out our own Atlanta Hawks, the team with the best record in the NBA, as they take on Steph Curry and the second-best Golden State Warriors in Philips Arena. #GoHawks!
In need of some inspiration? Join an audience of over 10,000 Christian music fans for Winter Jam 2015! Over a dozen artists and speakers will lead an incredible night of music and worship at the Georgia Dome. #GettinMyPraiseOn
For those of us with a competitive spirit, I give you the Icehole Classic in Covington, a Masters Series Cornhole Tournament sponsored by The American Cornhole Organization. If you are looking for a little more exercise, put on your running shoes on for a good cause at the 5th Annual Rockdale Career Academy "Focused on the Future 5K" in Conyers. Next, lace up your skates for the last weekend of ice skating in Olde Town. Show off your axels, lifts and quadruple jumps. (Just kidding. You will skate in circles, but it will be fun!) #BladesOfGlory
At the end of this fun-filled weekend, curl up on the couch and watch Rick Grimes, Darryl Dixon and the gang attempt to survive the zombie apocalypse when The Walking Dead returns Sunday evening! #ZombiesAreMyBFF
Have an Ice Day-Olde Town Ice Skating
Friday, Feb. 6-Sunday, Feb. 8
Cost: $10 for adults; $8 children 7 and under
Don’t miss out! Bring your family and friends to the rink for the last weekend of ice skating in Olde Town Conyers. Concessions and kid friendly music add to the fun. It’s a great time for all ages!
Rockdale Career Academy Focused on the Future 5K
Friday, Feb. 6, 9:30am registration, 11:00 race
Cost: $25 per person; $60 for family
Over 180 local participants are expected to walk, jog or run through a moderately challenging course around the industrial business area of Conyers. Enjoy some fresh air, exercise and make new friends while supporting the students of RCA.
Atlanta Hawks vs. Golden State Warriors
Friday, Feb. 6, 7:30pm
Cost: $115 and up
#1 Atlanta playing #2 Golden State should make for a very exciting night of basketball at Philips Arena. The Hawks Cheerleaders, half-time entertainment, giveaways and crazy antics by Harry the Hawk just add to the fun!
Winter Jam 2015/Jam Zone
Saturday, Feb. 7, 6:00pm
Winter Jam Concert Cost: requested $10 donation
Jam Zone Cost: Free
Experience an incredible evening of live concerts, praise and worship lead by top artists in Christian music including Skillet, Newsong and Building 429. Before the concert, from 10:00am-3:00pm, enjoy music, games, food, fun and more for FREE at the Jam Zone hosted in the World Congress Center.
Icehole Classic Cornhole Tournament
Sunday, Feb. 8, 1:00pm registration; 2:00pm start
Cost: $10 singles, $20 doubles
It has been called many things, Corn Toss, Bean Bag, Bean Toss, Soft Horseshoes and Indiana Horseshoes, but today the game is passionately referred to as Cornhole. If you can aim and toss a corn bag 30 feet, then you can master this game. Bring your friends and come compete for a chance at payouts and prizes!