Metro Atlanta Events

Agnes Scott's 125th Birthday Party and Luncheon

Date: Saturday, April 26
Time: Noon
Location: Evans Hall
Cost: $20

Description: Join us for a celebration of the college’s 125 years. There will be everything you would expect at a birthday party plus more.

R.S.V.P. acceptance only by Friday, April 4. Mail a check for $20 per person, payable to Agnes Scott College, to Kim Vickers ’87, Office of Alumnae Relations, Agnes Scott College, 141 E. College Ave., Decatur, GA 30030.

125th Celebration Dance Party

Date: Saturday, April 26
Time: 9 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Location: Evans Hall
Cost: Free

Description: Come join the fun with students and fellow alumnae as we dance the night away to the music of Livin’ Large.

R.S.V.P. acceptance only by Friday, April 4, by contacting the Office of Alumnae Relations at 404.471.6323 or

Open House for ASC International Students

Sponsored by the Greater Decatur Alumnae Chapter

Date: Thursday, May 8
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., recognition of graduating international students at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Anna I. Young Alumnae House
Cost: Free

Description: Join us for the Decatur Chapter’s 26th annual party for international students, their families and friends. Again this year, the Decatur Chapter will honor the memory of friend and professor Ayse Ilgaz Carden ’66 as it celebrates the college’s amazing international students and extends chapter membership to graduating seniors. The chapter will salute the international soon-to-be graduates, their families and friends with a recognition and presentation at 6:30 p.m. The chapter is hosting an open house this year to better accommodate the end-of-semester schedules of the students.

R.S.V.P. acceptance only by Thursday, May 1, by contacting Mary Rinaldi Winn at 404.471.6374 or

A Conversation with Natasha Trethewey, Poet Laureate of the United States

Sponsored by Women Alone Together®

Date: Thursday, May 15
Time: 6 p.m. registration; 6:30 p.m. salad served
Location: The Colonnade, 1879 Cheshire Bridge Road NE, Atlanta
Cost: This event includes a “dutch-treat” dinner. (Inclusive price averages $27 per person and the restaurant accepts cash or check. No credit cards.)

Description: Natasha Trethewey was born in Gulfport, Miss. in 1966. She earned an M.A. in poetry from Hollins University and an M.F.A. in poetry from the University of Massachusetts. She is the Robert W. Woodruff Professor of English and Creative Writing at Emory University, where she also directs the creative writing program. In 2012, Trethewey was named as both the State Poet Laureate of Mississippi and the 19th U.S. Poet Laureate by the Library of Congress. In 2013, she was appointed for a second term and plans to travel to cities and towns across the country meeting with the general public to seek out the many ways poetry lives in American communities.

R.S.V.P. acceptance only by Monday, May 12, by emailing the Book Group Leader at Payment for dinner is collected onsite. For more information, go to