June 2nd 2005 downtownATL.com Weekly Newsletter
First Thursday and the Force Marches On
After an exciting victory against the Tampa Bay Storm last week the Georgia Force play host to the National Conference Championship Game against the Orlando Predators on Saturday, June 4th at 3 pm in Philips Arena. The winner will earn a berth to ArenaBowl XIX on Sunday, June 12th in Las Vegas.

The Georgia Force and the Atlanta Falcons have teamed up to offer you the best ticket deal in town -- the Force/Falcons 3 pack! This package offers you a ticket to the Georgia Force Championship playoff game this Saturday, June 4th at 3pm and you can then choose from the following Falcons games: 8/13/05 vs Baltimore and 9/12/05 vs Philadelphia (upper level endzone seating) -or- 8/19/05 vs. Tennessee and 10/9/ 05 vs. New England (upper level endzone seating) All for just $99 (per person)! For more information go to GeorgiaForce.com or contact Allison Fillmore at 404-223-8029 or afillmore@falcons.nfl.com

National Championship: GA Force vs. Orlando Predators
@ Philips Arena   Saturday, June 4th 3p
The 2005 Southern Division Champion and top seed in the National Conference Georgia Force continue the Drive to ArenaBowl XIX Las Vegas playoffs by hosting the National Division game against the third seeded Orlando Predators Saturday, June 4th at 3 p.m. in Philips Arena.

Force Field, a newly created interactive experience located on Philips Drive, will open 2 hours prior the game. Don't miss the energy and interactive fun at Force Field where there will be something to do and see for Force fans of all ages. Enjoy live music, promotional giveaways, and the opportunity to play like an AFL player. At the conclusion of this week's game fans will be allowed down on the field to get autographs from their favorite Force players and cheerleaders.

Theatrical Outfit Presents "Hank Williams' Lost Highway"
@ Balzer Theatre at Herren's   thru June 12th
Theatrical Outfit opened its new theater home at 84 Luckie Street in December and is launching its final show in this compact inaugural season.

Straight from a wildly successful Off-Broadway run, Theatrical Outfit presents a new musical about this Southern legend. This show received fabulous reviews in New York and is sure to be a hot property for major theaters across the country. See it first on the Balzer Theater stage.

Turner's First Thursdays Art Walk
    Thursday, June 2nd 5p
This month we invite you to stroll with us through magnificent buildings and streets to enjoy the beauty of our city and the art created by our neighbors.

Come take a walk with us the First Thursday of each month, from 5-8 p.m. Over the past months Turner's First Thursdays has continued to grow with new programs and additional venues so that art lovers can view the arts, tour the historic districts of Downtown and enjoy various discounts at Downtown restaurants. Turner's First Thursdays is a self-guided tour of galleries, with no beginning or ending point, you are free to move at your own pace.

@ Hyatt Regency Downtown   Friday, June 3rd 7:30a
Atlanta Business Chronicle and Hyatt Regency Atlanta present the fourth installment in the BEST IN BUSINESS breakfast series, a series of straight talks with Atlanta's premier business and civic leaders.

This event will feature a conversation and breakfast with Bernie Marcus! Bernie Marcus, co-founder of The Home Depot, served as chairman of the board until his retirement in 2002. He remains director emeritus and the largest single stockholder. The Georgia Aquarium is a gift in appreciation to the associates of The Home Depot and the people of Georgia. The facility will rank as the largest aquarium in the United States.

E-Waste Recycling
@ Turner Field   Saturday, June 4th
There is an e-waste recycling event taking place at Turner Field on Saturday June 4, 2005, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. This is an opportunity to get rid of any old electronics you have!
Braves vs. Los Angeles
@ Turner Field   Mon Jun 6 7:35p / Tue Jun 7 7:35p / Wed Jun 8 7:05p
In an interleague match up, the Atlanta Braves will take the Los Angeles Angels on for three home game stand next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at Turner field.
2005 Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival: "Dr. Zhivago"
@ The Fox Theatre   Monday, June 6th
The time-honored tradition of the summer film festival at the Fox Theatre is an experience not to be missed! The Fox Theatre kicks off the summer with the 2005 Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival. Tonight's feature is the 40th Anniversary edition of Dr. Zhivago - rated PG. This year the Festival offers "Movies, Mixers and "Mo" - a blend of classic and current films on the biggest screen in Atlanta, as well as a pre-show, magical movie going experience featuring Larry Douglas Embury at the "Mighty MO" organ, wine tastings, social mixers, sing-a- longs and a classic cartoon.

Buy a Fox Film Ticket Pack now and save! Ticket packs include 12 tickets for $60 and may be used by you and your friends in any combination. The Fox Film Ticket Pack offers film fans a $2 savings per ticket and the ability to purchase tickets now, prior to the show!

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