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The Hit List: Summer Fun!

The weekend is here, so get out of the house and have a blast. Not sure what to do? Here, our top five picks!

Joan Rivers at Symphony Hall

Joan Rivers
This comic legend and red-carpet fixture swings through Atlanta on her U.S. Tour. Don’t miss your chance to see the one and only Rivers in person on June 29 at Symphony Hall. 1280 Peachtree St. NE, 404.733.4900, atlantasymphony.org

Cancer: Survivors in Focus
Catch this transformative photography exhibit, Cancer: Survivors in Focus from June 17 through Sept. 10. The David J. Sencer CDC Museum at the Centers for Disease Control hosts this exhibit of inspiring tales of people living with, through and beyond a cancer diagnosis. 1600 Clifton Road, N.E. Atlanta, 404.639.0830, cdc.gov/museum

Braves vs. Diamondbacks
Legendary switch-hitter Chipper Jones will be inducted into the Braves Hall of Fame and retire his number 10 on June 28. The induction will take place at a special luncheon and the uniform number retirement will take place in a pre-game ceremony moments before the first pitch goes out. 755 Hank Aaron Drive SE, 404.522.7630, atlanta.braves.mlb.com

Movies in Central Park
Looking for a fun and free family activity? Don’t miss out on the summer long series on the big screen at Atlantic Station’s Central Park. Man on a Ledge is up on the big screen June 27. The showing begins at dusk. 18th St. NW, Atlanta, Ga 30363, 404.733.1221, atlanticstation.com

Gogo: Nature Transformed
Works by mastermind jewelry designer and Cumberland Island resident Gogo Ferguson—who designed JFK Jr.’s wedding necklace and a necklace for Jackie O.—are displayed at the High Museum through July 7. 1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, Ga, 404.733.4200, high.org