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Fireworks rescheduled for Aug. 30

Fireworks rescheduled for Aug. 30

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- Peachtree City's city council has rescheduled this year's July 4 fireworks for Friday, Aug. 30.

The new schedule comes after the original display was washed out by the Independence Day rains.

The city council decided to use the fireworks to kick off Labor Day weekend. They will begin at 8:30 p.m. over Lake Peachtree.

In the event of severe weather on Aug. 30, the fireworks will go off on Saturday, Aug. 31.

Tour of Faith coming to Peachtree City

Tour of Faith coming to Peachtree City

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- FCA Endurance Fayette County will host the 2013 Tour of Faith run and bike ride in Peachtree City next month.

The event will be held Saturday, Aug. 10 at J.C. Booth Middle School. Registration opens at 7 a.m., with the fun scheduled to begin at 8 a.m.

Tour of Faith includes a series of bike rides to choose from, as well as 5K and 10K run/walks, on Peachtree City's multi-use paths.

The cost is $40 for bicycle rides and $30 to run. Register by Thursday, Aug. 1 to save $5 and be guaranteed a T-shirt.

Visit touroffaith.org for more information or to sign up.

Booth Middle School is located at 250 Peachtree Parkway.

'Rise of the Guardians' to play at The Avenue

'Rise of the Guardians' to play at The Avenue

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- The Avenue Peachtree City will host an outdoor movie night in its Central Park next week.

Rise of the Guardians will play Friday, July 26. Children's music and games will begin at 7 p.m., with the movie scheduled to start at dusk.

Visit peachtreecity.shoptheavenue.com for more information.

The Avenue is located at 239 City Circle.

Paul Revere & the Raiders to perform at The Fred

Paul Revere & the Raiders to perform at The Fred

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- Paul Revere & the Raiders will bring their Where the Action Is Tour to Peachtree City this weekend.

The group will perform at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater on Saturday, July 20 at 8 p.m. The show will also feature Mary Wilson of The Supremes, The Association and Mitch Ryder.

Tickets range in price from $40 to $100 and can be purchased at amphitheater.org.

The Fred is located at 201 McIntosh Trail.

McIntosh HS holding dance camp

McIntosh HS holding dance camp

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- McIntosh High School's Chiefette Dance Team will host a mini-camp for budding dancers next month.

The camp is open to girls in Pre-K through 8th grade and will teach skills in ballet, jazz, hip-hop, high kick and pom dancing.

Camp runs July 15-18 from 9 a.m. to noon daily. Registration is $100 for the first child and $85 for each sibling; sign up no later than this Wednesday, June 26 to be guaranteed a T-shirt.

For more information or to register, visit fayettecs.org or call 770-460-3990 ext. 470.

Ga. Connections Academy holding more information sessions

Ga. Connections Academy holding more information sessions

ATLANTA -- Georgia Connections Academy, the state's virtual public school for students in grades K-12, will hold several information sessions throughout metro Atlanta in the coming weeks.

Parents are invited to attend any of the free sessions to learn more about the program's offerings.

"Georgia Connections Academy, a tuition-free public school, delivers superior, personalized education for students, with the freedom and flexibility to experience our online learning community from anywhere in the state," Georgia Connections Academy principal Heather Robinson said in a statement. "The combination of certified Georgia teachers, a proven curriculum, technology tools and community experiences creates a supportive and successful online learning opportunity for families and children who want an individualized approach to education."

School system to hold career expo

School system to hold career expo

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- Fayette County Public Schools will hold a career expo next week.

The fair will be Wednesday, May 29 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Lafayette Education Center.

Learn more at fayettechamber.org.

Lafayette Education Center is located at 205 LaFayette Avenue in Fayetteville.