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Family-friendly events and deals to plan for in Atlanta this weekend

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By Hoodline - Published on March 28, 2019.

If the playground, park and movie routine is getting a little tired, why not do something different with the kids this weekend? From exploring the city to laser tag, these things to do will win approval from everyone in the family.

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Read, Write, Rhyme Institute: Educators, Entertainers, and Entrepreneurs Engaging in Hip-Hop Discourse

At this event, Dr. Crystal LaVoulle will offer a book signing and discuss her two novels, which address both the downfalls and benefits of hip-hop culture.

Specifically, participants will discuss how the genre influences perspectives in regard to social economic status, classism and social justice, and examine hip-hop as it pertains to everyday life.

When: Friday, March 29, 5-8 p.m.
Where: APEX Museum, 135 Auburn Ave. NE.
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Money Smart Week Community Kick-off Event

This Saturday, the Fifth Third Bank presents the second annual Money Smart Financial Empowerment Fair. The event will provide financial workshops on budgeting and eliminating debt, among others. Prizes will be offered, along with a kids' corner and games.

When: Saturday, March 30, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Oak Hill, Child, Family and Adolescent Center, 2805 Metropolitan Parkway SW.
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Crazy Dash Walking Adventure

Explore Atlanta's history on a digital adventure walk, using a downloadable smartphone app. Participants will complete crazy challenges and answer trivia questions on this self-guided tour. The discount is available to groups of two, four or six people.

Where: 121 Baker St. NW, Centennial Hill
Price: $18 (55 percent discount off regular price); Additional deals available.
Click here for more details, and to nab this deal

Laser Tag at Power Ops

Calling all laser tag enthusiasts: check out this discount offered by Power Ops. During the game, participants may hide in unusual places and fire mock guns with infrared beams. Outside food and beverages are allowed, and players must wear appropriate clothing.

Where: Power Ops, 125 Milton Ave. SE, Southside
Price: $14 (44 percent discount off regular price); Additional deals available.
Click here for more details, and to take advantage of this deal


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