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5K to kick off Clayton State homecoming

5K to kick off Clayton State homecoming

MORROW, Ga. -- Clayton State University will begin its February homecoming with Run Clayton State, a 5K run/walk for students, alumni and anyone else who wants to participate.

The fun will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9. The race begins and ends at the Harry S. Downs Center, with the race course covering the Clayton State campus.

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All participants will receive a T-shirt, with additional awards going to winners in each age group. Race admission also includes the alumni breakfast, which begins at 9:30 a.m. in the Downs Center.

Race entry is $15 until Feb. 6, when it jumps to $20. It is $25 on race day. A special family rate of $40 is available for groups of three to six runners; after Feb. 6, the family rate becomes $55, and is $75 on race day.

'Riverdance' star to give concert at Spivey Hall

'Riverdance' star to give concert at Spivey Hall

MORROW, Ga. -- Michael Londra will give a Celtic Yuletide concert in Clayton County next month.

Londra is the lead singer of Riverdance on Broadway and the star of the PBS special "Beyond Celtic." He will bring an Irish holiday spirit to Georgia with his show of stories, songs and Celtic folklore.

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A Celtic Yuletide with Michael Londra will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16 at Spivey Hall. Tickets are $40 and are available at spiveyhall.org.

Spivey Hall is located on the campus of Clayton State University in Morrow.

Festival of Trees & Lights begins Friday

Festival of Trees & Lights begins Friday

JONESBORO, Ga. -- This year's Clayton County Festival of Trees & Lights will hold its opening ceremony at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30.

The Christmas tree will be lit at 6 p.m. Other activities for the whole family include arts & crafts, a cake walk, hay rides, pictures with Santa Claus and more.

The Festival of Trees & Lights is held at Clayton County International Park in Jonesboro and runs through Sunday, Dec. 16.

Cars are $5 each during the week and $7 on weekends; there is no gate fee for cars that enter the park before 6 p.m.

Visit claytonparks.com for more information.

City hosting free post-Thanksgiving workout

City hosting free post-Thanksgiving workout

RIVERDALE, Ga. -- Burn off those extra Thanksgiving calories with a free workout from the city of Riverdale.

Citizens are invited to participate in a two-part Holiday Burn-Off on Monday, Nov. 26.

The classes include a Nutrition 101 class at 5 p.m., followed by a cardio boot camp at 6 p.m. Both are free and will be held at the Riverdale Centre for the Arts, Business & Leisure Services on Church Street.

To register, send your name, phone number and email address to rsvp@riverdalega.gov.

Clayton State presents 'Macbeth'

Clayton State presents 'Macbeth'

MORROW, Ga. -- Clayton State University's fall production of William Shakespeare's Macbeth opens Thursday, Nov. 8.

All performances of the classic tale about a power-hungry Scotsman will be held at the Clayton State Theater in the Arts & Science building.

Shows will be at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 8-10, Nov. 15 and Nov. 16.

Admission is free for Clayton State students, faculty and staff, and $5 for the public.

Learn more at clayton.edu.

5K to raise money for Riverdale schools

5K to raise money for Riverdale schools

RIVERDALE, Ga. -- The iRun4 Public Schools Riverdale 5K is almost here, but there is still time to register.

The race will be held at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. The cost is $20 until 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8. Race day registration is $25.

Money raised by the iRun 4 Public Schools Riverdale will help schools in the area, as well as a mid-year school supply drive.

The run will be held at the Walmart on Ga. Highway 85.

For more information, visit riverdalega.gov/5k.

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