Dunwoody Dispatch East - March 2019

Dunwoody Dispatch Covering Dunwoody East & Surrounding Areas • LOCAL, POSITIVE COMMUNITY NEWS H ometown N ews A tlanta Volume 4, No. 3 • MARCH 2019 EAST PRICELESS ISSUE! Dunwoody United Youth Basketball Underway On the drive, scoops it up, headed toward the basket, score! Local youth hoops teams are into their 2019 season. We’re still into winter in this first part of March and sports go indoors during basketball season. A terrific local program is Dunwoody United Basketball and I really like the spirit expressed in that name. Reflecting old historic hometown associations, DunwoodyUnitedBasketball is based out of Dunwoody/Sandy Springs. Spring travel team tryouts took place back in Feb. and Dunwoody Unit- ed is putting teams on its courts: Continued on page 8 Jerry’s Habima Theatre at he Mar- cus Jewish Community Center opens its 26th groundbreaking season with “Xanadu, Jr.” This musical starts on March 7th and is a rollicking story full of “ ’80s nostalgia, a forbidden love and chaos abounding.” It also contains romance, art and dancing in an ideal entertainment for the whole family. The Habima Theatre is unique in Atlanta. It brings together professional actors from the community and tal- ented adult actors with special needs to present musical theatrical productions. It is a program of the MJCCA and is produced under the auspices of the Cen- ter’s Blonder Family Department for Special Needs. Jerry’s Habima Theatre has been the recipient of several presti- gious honors in recent years, including the “Spirit of Suzi Bass Award,” as well as being a three time recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts [NEA] “Challenge America Grant.” Jerry’s Habima Theatre Presents Xanadu, Jr. Left to Right (back): Michelle Crystal, Bess Winebarger, Jesse Thomas-Durden and (front) Patrick Robinson Continued on page 5