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Former President Carter Book Signing, today

Today, President Jimmy Carter will sign copies of his new book, White House Diary at a special book signing at the Carter Presidential Library (441 Freedom Pkwy, Atlanta) on Wednesday, October 13th. The book signing will begin at 6pm in the museum lobby. Copies of White House Diary and other books by President Carter are available for purchase at the museum gift shop.

In order to greet as many people as possible, President Carter will be unable to personalize the books or pose for photographs. While President Carter will sign as many of his books as you have, there is a limit of ten books per person per trip through the line.

15th Annual Cheer for Children Ball Will be Held November 5 at Atlanta History Center


 Sylvia Reed, Mother of Mayor Reed, and Judith Starkey are Honorary Chairs for 15th Annual Fundraiser Featuring Food from the Greater Atlanta Chefs Association, Entertainment by Yacht Rock Revue, Décor by Kimberley Cary Event Design and a Luxury Silent Auction Emceed by Dave FM’s Mara Davis  

The Georgia Center for Child Advocacy today announced the date for its annual fundraiser, the Cheer for Children Ball.  The 15th annual fundraiser will be held Friday, November 5, from 7- 11 p.m.

Ticket Late Fees Deferred for Some Atlanta Motorists

In response to a computer virus impacting the City of Atlanta’s Municipal Court systems this summer, unpaid parking tickets issued by the Atlanta Police Department from July 17 to September 14, 2010 are granted amnesty for late fees if paid by December 31, 2010.  

Freedom Sisters to honor Shirley Sherrod at Carter Center

Atlanta’s “Freedom Sisters” will convene at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum for a special panel discussion and tour Thursday, September 23rd at 4 pm in the Carter Museum Theater.

Ken Follett to speak at Carter Center

Best-selling author Ken Follett has a new epic novel, Fall of Giants and the day after it hits the bookstores, he’s coming to the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library. The Carter Library, Acappella Books and WABE are proud to welcome Ken Follett for this special event on Wednesday, September 29th at 7pm at the Carter Center’s Cecil B. Day Chapel.

WABE’s Valerie Jackson will interview Follett before a live audience for her program “Between the Lines.” Following the taping, the audience will have an opportunity to ask their own questions.

The event is free, but because of the large expected turnout, tickets will be required for admission. Tickets can be picked up at Acappella Books (484-C Moreland Ave. NE) or reserved at the store by calling 404-681-5128. Limit 4 tickets per name. A book signing will follow the discussion. In order to have Mr.