Good Day Atlanta Viewer Information Story: April 24, 2015

New Peachtree Sports Festival Aims To Inspire Kids: It's a first-time event that hopes to inspire kids to participate in youth athletics -- and if your child is searching for his or her perfect sport, this might be the place to find it.

The Peachtree Sports Festival happens on Saturday at the Cobb Galleria Centre. The event is modeled after a similar event in Nashville, and exposes kids to a wide range of sports. The Festival will feature Youth Sports Clinics hosted by pro instructors, and a speaker series spotlighting pro and college sports figures from. around the Southeast. Organizers say the Youth Sports Clinics will highlight 12 sports -- including archery, baseball, basketball, fishing, football, gymnastics, lacrosse, martial arts, running, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball. Good Day Atlanta's Paul Milliken spent the morning at the Cobb Galleria Centre, getting a preview of this brand-new area event. For more information click here.

Pike Nurseries Gardening Segment: Expert, Melodie McDanal joins Gurvir Dhindsa to discuss beneficial bugs: Just as landscapes are springing back to life, many seasonal bugs are returning as well. Certain bugs, like ladybugs, praying mantis, and hoverflies, are actually beneficial to your garden and provide a great option for organic gardening! Here are some ways to attract "good bugs" to your garden. For more information click here. For more information click here

Driver Marco Andretti joins Karen Graham on set to talk about the Verizon IndyCar Series race in Birmingham, Alabama. Click here for more information.

Good Day Atlanta pet of the day from Lifeline Animal Project for more information click here.

Tomorrow, thousands of people will fill the streets of Brookhaven for the 10th annual Big Peach 5K Run/Walk for Blood Cancer. The event benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Today on Good Day Atlanta's Ron Gant talks to cancer survivor Alex Hawkins about how she battled Lymphoma. For more information on the Big Peach 5K Run/Walk click here.  For more information on  the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society click here. To see Ron Gant's interview with Alix Hawkins click here.



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