6-7:30 p.m. – The Blue Heron Nature Preserve hosts an opening reception for its newest summer art exhibit: Awareness of Birds Thru Art: “Ugly Pretty,” by Allison Richter. Richter uses an impasto look and feel to add texture and depth to South Florida’s Roseate Spoonbills. Free and open to the public. Show continues through August 31. 4055 Roswell Rd., Atlanta, 30342. To learn more, call 404-345-1008, email: nancyjljones@mindspring.com or visit: www.bhnp.org.