Top community and networking events in Atlanta this week

Looking to get out into the community this week?

From a networking event for business professionals to a chat for black lesbians, there's plenty to do when it comes to community and cultural events coming up in Atlanta this week. Read on for a rundown.

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Open Studio | Drinks, Design and New Digs

Stop on by Maven Design's new studio for a celebration of the new space. The Telephone Lofts Factory will be the location of this party, and participants will be able to hear about upcoming projects, objectives and aims of the design team. This networking event will include drinks, chat, ping-pong and much more. 

When: Thursday, March 28, 5-9 p.m.
Where: Maven Design, 828 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE, Suite W5
Price: Free
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Mix It Up Midtown Networking Event

Stop by the new and upscale Canopy by Hilton for an insider view of the new hotel. This networking event will allow attendees to rub shoulders with other businesspeople from the community.

The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition staff will be on hand to inform you of ways to get involved with the organization. Proceeds benefit the Atlanta Children's Shelter, a nonprofit providing school care and emotional support for homeless children and their families. 

When: Thursday, March 28, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Canopy by Hilton, 1414 W. Peachtree St. NW
Price: $12-22
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The Black Lesbian Agenda: A Community Discussion

This event aims to be a conversation about the black lesbian agenda and the best way to be heard and to be seen. Discuss needs, wants and issues that affect lesbians of color. Come with an open heart and mind, ready to make a difference.

When: Saturday, March 30, 1-3 p.m.
Where: Phillip Rush Center, 530 Dekalb Ave. NE, Suite A.
Price: Free
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