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Join the community on Sunday, April 23 from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. for the dedication of the MARTA Mural and the KaBOOM! Playscape under the bridge.  The celebration will take place at the corner of W. Trinity & Atlanta Avenues under and around the MARTA Overpass and under the bridge.  We’ll have cookies and ice cream and a cool art project with the Milagros Collective.  Come join the fun!

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What: 2nd Annual Amplify Decatur Music Festival

When: Saturday, April 22, 3 – 11 p.m.

Where: Decatur square

Americana legend Lucinda Williams will headline the 2017 Amplify Decatur concert series on April 22, the second annual outdoor music festival on the downtown Decatur square. All funds raised will be directed to Decatur Cooperative Ministry (DCM) to support its efforts to prevent and alleviate homelessness in Decatur and DeKalb County. The concert series is Presented by Lenz and produced in partnership with Eddie’s Attic.

General Admission tickets are $40 and available at AmplifyDecatur.org, and through Ticketfly.com.

The festival will also include performances by Noah Gundersen, John Moreland, Harold Holloway & Co., Packway Handle Band, and Kristen Englenz.

Food will be available for sale by local restaurateurs The Pinewood, Taqueria Del Sol, Universal Joint, and The Iberian Pig. Adult beverages will be available for sale by Creature Comforts Brewing Co., and Three Taverns Craft Brewery.

For details visit www.amplifydecatur.org .

Volunteer opportunities are available. To learn how you can volunteer, visit at www.volunteerdecatur.com.

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This is a weekly blog post that lists all of the events and sales going on around town. It will be updated daily. If you would like to add an event, email renae.madison@decaturga.com.

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After 7 years in Houston, Galeria Regina has relocated to Decatur community, at the Oakhurst Plaza (409 Mead Rd, unit 5).

The Inaugural Reception will be on Saturday, April 22, from 5 to 9 p.m. The first exhibit, “Regina’s Art Through the Years” is already on display.  For more information visit www.galeriaregina.com

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Come join staff and residents on the Marta Plaza tonight from 5-7 p.m. to learn about the fiscal year 17-18 budget. In the event of inclement weather, we’ll move to the Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore Street.

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Smoke_Glory_153Steinbeck’s Ale House, Pine Street Market, and Dos Diablos Design are gearing up for the fourth Annual Smoke & Glory Showdown held at Steinbeck’s, 659 E. Lake Dr.,  on Sunday, April 2 at noon until about 4 p.m. Ticket prices are $65 for adults, $25 for ages 13-20, $10 for 6-12, and free for children under five.

Ticket prices include a full afternoon of food from some of Atlanta/Decatur’s hottest chefs, unlimited beer tastings from craft brewery participants, and Dj Keiran Neely (Music Room) spinning soul, funk, and vintage hip-hop.  Proceeds benefit The Giving Kitchen and Camp Horizon.

Visit www.smokeandglorycookoff.com or culinarylocal.com to purchase tickets.

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Tuesday, March 21, 5-7 p.m. on the Decatur Square

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Get an up-close and personal look at the city’s budgeting process at the free Touch-A-Budget event. See what “pending spending” is planned for the FY 2017-2018 city budget and how it supports the 2010 Strategic Plan principles developed by Decatur residents. Talk to representatives from all city departments and play budget games for prizes. For information, check decaturga.com/budget.

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Join Core Performance Company at Lunchtime in the Studiodiscuss
Life Interrupted and how Core Performance Company uses performance as a catalyst for social justice dialogue.  This event is FREE!
Reserve your lunch and beverage here. 

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Green Ginger is hosting a lion dance and food tasting this Saturday, Feb. 4, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., to celebrate Chinese New Year.

The event is free. For more information and to RSVP, click here.

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Commission Cup Winner (pictured): 467 East Pharr Road

116 Lansdown Avenue

124 North 4th Avenue

307 South McDonough Street

610 East Ponce de Leon Avenue

124 Mt. Vernon Drive

413 Adams Street

129 Hill Street

241 Melrose Avenue

Click here for a map of winning locations.

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