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City Meetings
-Decatur Development Authorities | Friday, December 13 @ 8 a.m.

-Core Dance is hosting their holiday gathering and salon this Thursday, December 12 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Core Studios. This event is free, but registration is required. For more information and to register, visit donate.coredance.org.
-Roast a marshmallow (or two) around a roaring bonfire this Terrific Thursday, Dec. 12 from 7-8 p.m. on the Square. Register for this free event at freshtix.com so we have plenty of marshmallows for everyone!
-Antlers and Wings will kick off their Shamanic Journey Group on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. Visit antlersnwings.com for more information.
-Don’t miss the 28th Annual Decatur Holiday Marketplace and Café this Friday, Dec. 13 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. at Clairemont Elementary School. For more information, visit decaturholidaymarketplace.com.
-Stop by Kelly’s Market on Friday, Dec. 13 between 6-8 p.m. for a Oil & Spice Tasting with Splash of Olive.
-Join Antlers and Wings for their Women’s Circle and Gift Sharing on Friday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. To learn more, visit antlersnwings.com.
-There will be an open house at the Bradley Observatory on the campus of Agnes Scott College this Friday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. featuring a lecture by Chris DePree, Charles A. Dana Professor of Astronomy and Director of Bradley Observatory.

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City Meetings

-Zoning Board of Appeals | Monday, Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m.
-Planning Commission | Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7:00 p.m.

-The Decatur Arts Alliance is hosting the Core Dance photography show and opening reception this Monday, Dec. 9 from 6-8 p.m. at the Decatur Arts Alliance Gallery (113 Clairemont Ave). The retrospective exhibition documents the contemporary dance organization from 2014 to the present and will be available for viewing Dec. 10-13 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
-Join the Decatur Environmental Sustainability Board for a discussion about the problems associated with single-use plastics and hear how some communities are choosing to respond to this environmental challenge Monday, Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Decatur Recreation Center. This event is free and open to the community.
-Get up close and personal with the Historic DeKalb Courthouse on a behind the scenes tour this Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 12 p.m. Visit dekalbhistory.org for ticket information.
-Meet some of Oakland Cemetery’s most notable residents with author Janice McDonald’s new book, Residents of Oakland Cemetery. Come out for Hops at the History Center on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. For tickets, visit dekalbhistory.org.
-The community is invited to take a journey celebrating gospel music with the Silver Leaf Baptist Church Choir of Atlanta on Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 7-8 p.m. at the Decatur Library.

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This Weekend

-Don’t miss the students of Dance Foundry in the Nutcracker: Clara’s Winter Dream happening this Saturday, Dec. 7 at 12 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. as well as Sunday, Dec. 8 at 2:30 p.m. Visit the Dance Foundry on Facebook for ticket information.

-Little Shop of Stories will host Tomi Adeyemi, author of Children of Blood and Bone, on tour for the second book in the Legacy of Orïsha series, Children of Virtue and Vengence. This event will be Saturday, Dec. 7 at 5 p.m. in the Winter Theater located inside the Dana Fine Arts Building at Agnes Scott College. Visit littleshopofstories.com/december-2019-events to purchase tickets.

-Join Antlers and Wings for Sip and Stroke Your Chakras on Sunday, Dec. 8 from 1-2:30 p.m. Visit Antlers and Wings on Facebook for more information.

-Join the Little Shop of Stories for story time featuring some favorite books for the season and special guest illustrator Jennifer L. Meyer. She is on tour for her newest picture book If I Could Give You Christmas, mark your calendars for an afternoon of stories, drawing demos and a book signing on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. For more information, visit littleshopofstories.com.

-This weekend’s live performances at Eddie’s Attic will feature Hunter Callahan with Celia Rae and Abe Partridge, Sarah Peacock and David Wilcox with Michael McArthur. For show times and ticket information, visit eddiesattic.com.

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City Meetings
-City Commission | Monday, Dec. 2 @ 7:30 p.m.
-Active Living Board | Tuesday, Dec. 3 @ 8 a.m.
-The Better Together Board will attend the DBA holiday celebration in lieu of their regular meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 5 p.m.

-Don’t miss the Tree Lighting this terrific Thursday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. ​on the Square! Enjoy holiday carols, warm cookies, hot cocoa and “snow” on the square. At 7 p.m. sharp, Santa himself flips the switch to light the tree above the east entrance of the Decatur MARTA station.

-Check out live performances at Eddie’s Attic from Gary Harris featuring Paula Champion, the Virtuosic Mandolin Duo: Frank Solivan and Don Stiernberg, the Tim O’Brien Band, Sugarcane Jane and the Bucket Fillers, Emily Hearn and Grant-Lee Phillips with Wild Ponies. For showtimes and ticket information, visit eddiesattic.com.

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This weekend in #decaturga:

-Santa on the Square is happening this Saturday, Nov. 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. You won’t want to miss his arrival on a Decatur fire truck to East Court Square! Come out to enjoy a fresh-baked cookie and your choice of milk or hot cocoa as well as get your picture taken! The event is free but reservations are requested so that we can be sure to have enough cookies, milk and cocoa for all. Register at www.freshtix.com/events/cookies–milk-with-santa-2-2!

-Don’t forget to participate in Small Business Saturday! “Shop Small” for gifts at City of Decatur businesses and then head to the tent on the square to get your purchases expertly gift-wrapped for free! Bring your retail receipts totaling $200 or more to the tent or the Decatur Visitors Center to receive a free $20 gift certificate from one of many local restaurants.

-This weekend’s upcoming live performances at Eddie’s Attic will feature Ellis Paul and Kristian Bush. For show times and ticket information, visit eddiesattic.com.

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This week in #decaturga:

Please note the City of Decatur will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday this Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29.

City Meetings
-Lifelong Community Advisory Board Meeting | Monday, Nov. 25 @ 6:30 p.m.

-Wahoo! Grill will host a dine out for the Center for Black Women’s Wellness on Tuesday, Nov. 26 from 5-10 p.m. A portion of the evening’s proceeds will be donated to the Center, which provides clinical and financial wellness services to over 3,000 women and men each year. Visit wahoogrilldecatur.com to make your reservations!

-Catch live performances at Eddie’s Attic featuring The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show, Sam Burchfield & The Scoundrels and the 51st Bi-Annual Open Mic Shootout. For show times and ticket information, visit eddiesattic.com.

Cover Photo Credit: Center for Black Women’s Wellness (www.cbww.org)

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This week in #decaturga:

City Meetings
-City Commission Meeting | Monday, Nov. 18 @ 7:30 p.m.

-Historic Preservation Commission Meeting | Tuesday, Nov. 19 @ 6:30 p.m.

-Join Little Shop of Stories for an evening with New York Times bestselling author Shannon Messenger this Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. Please note the location has changed to Holy Trinity Church. This event is free and open to the community. Visit Little Shop of Stories on Facebook for more info.

-The Wylde Center’s Decatur Farm to School (DF2S) Fall Dine Out is happening on Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 5-9 p.m. Visit wyldecenter.org for a complete list of participating restaurants.

-It’s a cookie-tasting extravaganza at participating shops this Terrific Thursday, Nov. 21. This event is free, just sample the cookie creation at each shop and vote for your favorite on social media. Check out the map for participating shops!

-Don’t miss More Than Flag: A Conversation with Monica Helms! The creator of the Transgender Pride Flag will be speaking Thursday, Nov. 21 from 7-8 p.m. at Agnes Scott College’s Alston Campus Center, AL-Luchsinger Lounge. For more information, visit calendar.agnesscott.edu.

-Join Kelly’s Market for a Boxcarr Chesse and Wine Tasting this Friday, Nov. 22 from 6-8 p.m. Visit Kelly’s Market on Facebook for more info.

-Catch live performances at Eddie’s Attic featuring Baylee Littrell, Will Solomon, Mckenzie Lockhart & Oh Jeremiah, Bailey Bryan, Joe Alterman, Granville Automatic & Anna Rose and the Ain’t Sisters with Keenan Schmidt. For show times and ticket information, visit eddiesattic.com.

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This week in #decaturga: Thursday-Friday

City Meetings
-Environmental Sustainability Board Meeting | Friday, Nov. 15 @ 8 a.m.

-Different Trains Gallery 2 at Cornerstone Bank of Decatur presents “Around the Wheel”, a group exhibition of works by the teachers at Color Wheel Studio. The opening reception will be Thursday, Nov. 14 from 5-7 p.m.

-Come out for our first-ever Holiday Wine & Chocolate Walk on this Terrific Thursday, Nov. 14 from 6-9 p.m. Enjoy an evening of exclusive, decadent chocolate treats and wine tastings at participating retail shops while you get a head start on your holiday gifting. For details and ticket information, head to visitdecaturgeorgia.com.

-The students at Oakhurst Cooperative Preschool will present their annual Harvest Festival to the community Thursday, Nov. 14 and Friday, Nov. 15.

-Join the Decatur Education Foundation for their annual Supper & Sips event this Thursday, Nov. 14 from 6:30-10 p.m. at the Marriott in Downtown Decatur. To purchase your tickets, visit givergy.us/supperandsips.

-The community is invited to the Fall Open House at the DeKalb History Center to kick off the “Give Five for the Archives” fundraising campaign on Thursday, Nov. 14 from 5:30-7 p.m. Visit dekalbhistory.org for more information.

-Catch live performances at Eddie’s Attic featuring The Good Graces with Virginia Plane, Sonia Leigh with Sarah Potenza, Joe McGuinness and Hannah Holbrook, Toby Lightman with Emmy Law and Trace Bundy. For show times and ticket information, visit eddiesattic.com.

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The holiday season is quickly approaching! Have you cut out your solid waste and recycling schedule from the November Focus? Public works will not distribute doorhangers this year, but check out page 5 of the Focus for a physical copy or click here for the online schedule of changes in collection due to city holidays. Please note the City of Decatur is open on Columbus Day and Veterans Day.

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Please note the City of Decatur is open Veteran’s Day today, Nov. 11. Solid Waste and Recycling Services will operate as scheduled.

City Meetings
-Zoning Board of Appeals | Monday, Nov. 11 @ 7:30 p.m.

-Active Living Board Meeting | Tuesday, Nov. 12 @ 8 a.m.

-The Planning Commission’s November meeting is cancelled.

-A traditional Veteran’s Day Ceremony of Remembrance will be held this Monday, Nov. 11 at the Decatur Cemetery beginning at 11 a.m.

-Come out to Chai Pani to celebrate the release of Chandra Ram and Meherwan Irani’s Complete Indian Instant Pot Cookbook tonight, Nov. 11 at 6:30 p.m. Visit indianinstantpot.splashthat.com for tickets.

-Kick your week off with upcoming live performances at Eddie’s Attic featuring Puma Blue with Gabe Goodman and Robyn Hitchcock. For show times and ticket information, visit eddiesattic.com.

-Little Shop of Stories will host Andrea Beaty on tour for her latest book: Sofia Valdez, Future Prez! Join them this Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 6:30 p.m.

-The City Schools of Decatur’s Central Office is now officially the Elizabeth Wilson School Support Center. In celebration, there will be a dedication ceremony and reception Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 4:30-6 p.m. at 125 Electric Avenue on the first floor of the Wilson Center.

-Don’t miss Professor of English at Emory University, Deepika Bahri for the Writers & Scholars Series at Agnes Scott in the Alston Campus Center this Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 6-8 p.m.

-Come out the the Decatur Library Auditorium to hear John Simon discuss his book, Strangers in a Stranger Land: the first comprehensive history of Finland’s Jewish community on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 7:15 p.m.

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