summer events for seniors

The Atlanta area offers countless events in every season, and summer is no exception. With everything going on, it can be difficult to find the activities that are appropriate for seniors and others with physical limitations. This helpful guide (click to view or download) describes the benefits associated with spending time outside and suggests ideas for senior-friendly activities at and near home.

Additionally, we’ve hand-picked some great opportunities for indoor and outdoor summer entertainment for all ages. Let us know if you know of an event we should add to this list!

History on the Rocks: 1920s Cocktail Party
Atlanta History Center in Buckhead (130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta)
6-9pm on Friday, May 31
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Flying Colors Butterfly Festival
Chattahoochee Nature Center (9135 Willeo Rd, Roswell)
10am-3pm on Saturday, June 1 / 12-5pm on Sunday, June 2
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Dr. James R. Hansen, Author of First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong
Smyrna Public Library (100 Village Green Cir SE, Smyrna)
3-4pm on Sunday, June 9
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Meet the Artist: Virginia Lago
Alpharetta Branch Library (10 Park Plaza, 2nd Floor, Alpharetta)
1-5pm on Saturday, July 6
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BB&T Atlanta Open
Atlantic Station (1380 Atlantic Dr NW, Atlanta)
July 20 – 28
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Cobb International Film Festival
The Historic Strand Theater on Marietta Square (117 North Park Square, Marietta)
Thursday, August 1 – Sunday, August 4
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Cara Robertson, Author of The Trial of Lizzie Borden
Atlanta History Center in Buckhead (130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta)
7pm on Tuesday, August 13
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Imaginary Worlds: Alice’s Wonderland
Atlanta Botanical Garden (1345 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta)
Exhibit runs now into October
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IMAX Theater Apollo 11: First Steps Edition
Fernbank (767 Clifton Rd, Atlanta)
Film runs May 31 – September 12
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Scrabble Club
Wolf Creek Branch Library
10:30am-5:30pm on Fridays June 7 – July 26
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