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Enjoy the Great Outdoors in Southwest Atlanta This Weekend!

Highs in the mid-40s and low 50s this weekend; wintery mix hits the area Monday

The forecast today is for sunshine and highs in the mid-40s in southwest Atlanta; Sunday is even better with highs in the low 50s, according to the Weather Channel's website, www.weather.com.

On Monday, however, the site predicts the community will have a "wintery mix" of rain, sleet and snow and highs in hte 30s.

So now is the time to enjoy some outdoor activities around Cascade. Here are a few suggestions:

Play tennis with your family after a long week stuck indoors. is the perfect place to burn energy and get a great workout while having fun swinging the racket.

Location: 820 Beecher Ct. SW Atlanta, Ga. 30331

Take a hike. Enjoy the outdoor hiking trails at one of the many parks in Cascade, such at the Outdoor Activity Center.

Location: 1442 Richland Rd SW Atlanta, Ga. 30301

Donate to Hosea Feed the Hungry & Homeless. They are in need of food and non-food items such as mops, shampoo, gloves, towels, snacks, rice, vegetables, frozen hams and more. View “Urgent Needs List” online. Your family can also volunteer their time and serve those who are less fortunate.

Throw the ball on the softball field at the Oakland City Park.  Kids and adults alike can play a friendly game of softball or simply enjoy batting practice.

Location: 1305 Oakland Dr., SW Atlanta, Ga. 30310

Try out traditional African foods at the African Market on Campbellton Road. Step out of the ordinary and try African spices, meats, candies and more.

Location: 2188 Campbellton Rd SW, Atlanta, Ga. 30311

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