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


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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The Decatur Business Association’s annual Bonfire and Marshmallow Roast on the Square is tomorrow evening (12/15/17), 7-8 p.m. The event is free, but please RSVP so we know how many marshmallows to purchase: https://www.freshtix.com/events/bonfire–marshmallow-roast-2

The City of Decatur Fire Department will have a table at the event and will be accepting non-perishable food donations. Please bring something to donate.

For more details visit: http://decaturdba.com/events/bonfire-on-the-square/

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There are only a few more tickets for Breakfast With Santa this Saturday. Visit https://www.freshtix.com/events/breakfast-with-santa-2016-2 to get your tickets today!

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What do Brush Sushi Izakaya, Kimball House, Billy Allin, Porchfest, Coco and Mischa, and Treehouse Kid & Craft all have in common?  All are winners in various categories for Atlanta Magazine‘s “Best of Atlanta” awards.


Here is a list of the winners and their categories:

Brush Sushi Izakaya – Yakitori

Kimball House – Oysters

Billy Allin – Restauranteur of the Year

Porchfest – Neighborhood Festival

Coco and Mischa – New Gift Boutique

Treehouse Kid & Craft – Kidstore


Click here to view the entire list of winners.

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Homegrown’s 5th Annual parade is bigger and better than ever this year! If you’re not part of the parade, come camp out along Ponce de Leon Avenue to check out the bands, floats, and amazing costumes. Then come hang out on the square for a post-parade dance party.


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Audio is now available on the City of Decatur website of the Lifelong Community Advisory Board’s information session on the Homestead Exemptions that will be on the November 8 ballot. City Manager Peggy Merriss, City Schools of Decatur Superintendent Dr. David Dude, and City Schools of Decatur Board Chair Annie Caiola were on the panel. The talk was moderated by Lifelong Community Advisory Board member Maria Pinkelton. Special thanks to Lifelong Community Advisory Board member Elizabeth Burbridge for recording the talk.

We apologize that the audio is a little grainy at the beginning but it gets better. Please be certain to listen for at least the first 15 minutes and you will get a good summary. Visit the City Schools of Decatur website for more in depth information. Also, visit the City website for information regarding Homestead Exemptions currently available.

If you would like more information about the Lifelong Community Advisory Board and its committees (Taxation and Affordability, Transportation, Housing, Decatur Neighbors, and Communication), please email leeann.harvey@decaturga.com or call 678-553-6548.

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