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This Week

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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Decatur Makers asked me to share the following:

Decatur Makers smashed their Kickstarter fundraising goal of $15K!

This will fund the final construction to officially open their makerspace across the street from the Post Office in downtown Decatur.  BUT no rest for the mad-hatted makers. With the final hours ticking onward, the campaign ends Oct 30 at midnight, they’re shooting for another $10,000. They’d like to create a large door opening that’ll allow bigger projects & equipment to come in and out of the space AND they’d like to install a computer server rack to equip their members with some awesome technology.  For more info: http://bit.ly/dmks


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Spend the weekend checking out the Lexicon of Sustainability artwork (photo above) at the Decatur Visitors Center and on the walls at Leon’s, Cakes & Ale, Chai Pani, and Farm Burger. Make sure to pick up a punch card at any of the five locations and the four participating restaurants will provide you with a weekly treat on Tuesdays in June.

Souper Jenny brings back its famous Lobster Rolls this Saturday for the rest of the summer (every Saturday). Also, the shop is also now carrying daily pressed juices from its sister store, Juicy Jenny.

The Pinewood is hosting its popular Alchemy Cocktail Class this Saturday at 4pm. Sign up here.

Join Decatur Active Living this Saturday at 10:30 a.m. for the kick off of the 2014 Summer Youth Baseball league at McKoy Park, 1006 Adams Street.

‘Last Call’ Closing Reception of the Decatur Arts Festival Fine Arts Exhibit is Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. Selected artists will give a brief discussion about their works.

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Start the year off right by bookmarking two other blogs written by City of Decatur staff:

BeActiveDecatur.com – Active Living staff post regularly with tips and advice on how to live healthier in Decatur

The Decatur Tax Blog – Includes an easy-to-use tax estimator tool

On Twitter? Be sure to follow @downtowndecatur and use #DecaturGA when you tweet about the city.

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Friends or family planning a visit in 2014? Send them over to VisitDecaturGA.com for more information about our city and to DecaturRestaurant-Tour.com for videos featuring some of Decatur’s most popular restaurants.

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