And just like that, July is in the books. Before we say our final goodbye to our favorite sticky, sweltering, silly month of the year, pay homage to it with a trip to the zoo for World Tiger Day, to Marietta for free dance classes, to Lawrenceville for Junior Knight Training, or to Serenbe for the final weekend of Charlotte’s Web. Read on for details on these awesome events and more.


Photo: Donnie Ray Jones via flickr


Hear Stories in the Garden
Head to the Garden on Saturdays from May to September to hear stories of nature, explorations, and whimsy, read by the Garden’s most beloved storytellers. Sat. Event details.

Grant Park

Zoo Atlanta’s World Tiger Day
It’s time to show your stripes. Head to Zoo Atlanta for family activities highlighting Sumatran tigers and their relatives, and find out what you can do to make a difference for tigers in the wild. Sat. Event details.

Old Fourth Ward

Free Yoga on the BeltLine
Need help winding down at the end of the day? Try free yoga on the BeltLine with stress-releasing and restorative stretches. This class will be vinyasa-flow inspired, but is also playful and explorative. This yoga is open to all fitness levels. Fri. Event details


Free Dance Classes
Take your tiny dancers for an all-ages workshop in ballet, jazz, hip-hop, contemporary or tap. Adults will have the chance to sample Barre Fusion and Zumba classes at The Georgia Ballet studios, meet the faculty and try dance classes for free. Register here. Sat. Event details.

Big Wheel Relay Race for a Cause
Get ready to rumble at this family friendly Big Wheel relay for kids and adults alike, benefitting the Inside Out Center, Inc. and their community initiatives. Sat. Event details.


Junior Knight Training at Medieval Times
Epic. That’s what this is, folks. Head to Medieval Times during select shows through July for brave youngsters to step into the arena prior to the show to learn all about being a knight. The training ends with a group knighting ceremony by His Majesty King Carlos himself! Fri. Event details.

Chattahoochee Hills

Last Weekend of Charlotte’s Web at Serenbe Playhouse
Could it get any more perfect than this? Watch the classic tale of Charlotte and Wilbur, on a farm—ON A FARM? Head to Serenbe for an adaptation of E.B. White’s classic children’s book, performed in the animal village. Sun. Event details.

What will you do in honor of Atlanta’s hottest month coming to an end? Tell us in the comments section below!

—Shelley Massey