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This weekend in #decaturga: Family-friendly races, egg hunt festivities, and a benefit for better student mental health

 

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Beat the Street for Little Feet! – Support Oakhurst Cooperative Preschool with a day of family-friendly 5K, 1-mile Fun Run, and Tot Trot races, activities, and a Backyard Bash. Saturday morning, April 20 at Harmony Park (Oakview Rd. at E. Lake Dr.) Register TODAY at Big Peach on N. Decatur noon-4 pm or on race day starting at 7 am near the starting line. Information at oakhurstcoop.com/beat-the-street

 

Join Easter egg hunt fun hosted by the Lutheran Church of the Messiah, complete with goodies, golden eggs, face painting, puppet show, and more. Saturday, April 20 at 10 am, 465 Clairemont Ave. Information at messiahdecatur.org

 

Support student mental health and honor the life of Joe Bodine during Joe’s benefit, Saturday April 20, 7-10 pm at Color Wheel Studio, 508 E. Howard Ave. Enjoy food, drink, live music, and event t-shirts. Tickets are $55; the event is 21 and up. Information at decatureducationfoundation.org/joesbenefit and facebook.com/events/1155029791339333

 

Find upcoming Decatur community events at visitdecaturgeorgia.com/plan/calendar-of-events and submit your own by contacting sherry.jackman@decaturga.com or renae.madison@decaturga.com

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This weekend in #decaturga: Lots! Egg hunt, stories, splashing, crafts, affordable housing and environmental justice, and hot dogs too

 

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Legacy Park Affordable Housing Workshop – Crucial community input for affordable housing solutions at Legacy Park. Saturday, April 13, 9 am to noon at the gymnasium at 500 S. Columbia Dr. Visit decaturnext.com/2019/04/community-workshop-to-address-legacy-park-housing-affordability or contact Angela Threadgill, Planning Director, angela.threadgill@decaturga.com for more
 

Womxn in Environmental Justice Student Summit – Deep dive into equity and sustainability with women-centered solutions. All-day summit Saturday, April 13 9 am-5 pm at Agnes Scott College, 141 E. College Ave. Information and tickets ($6) at facebook.com/events/509595866231900
 

Story Time with Aya and Pete – Brave and Kind Books presents Authors Serena Minott and Asha Gore with their new book Aya and Pete in Paris. Saturday, April 13 at 10 am at 722 W. College Ave. Information at facebook.com/events/944514909271311
 

DBA Easter Egg Hunt – The bunny is back! Saturday, April 13 at 10:30 am on the front lawn of First Baptist Church of Decatur, 308 Clairemont Ave. The egg hunt begins at 11 am sharp for all age groups, with crafts, story time, and snacks afterwards. FREE, sponsored by the Decatur Business Association. Information at decaturdba.com/events/easter-egg-hunt
 

Craft Savvy Market – Local crafters, global inspiration, great finds! Saturday, April 13, noon to 5 pm at the Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore St. Information at craftsavvymarket.com and facebook.com/craftsavvymarket
 

Free Family Pool Day – The whole family swims free this Saturday, April 13 from noon to 2 pm at Oakhurst indoor pool at the Samuel L. Jones Boys and Girls Club, 450 East Lake Dr.
Guitar Decatur Grand Opening – Celebrate the Decatur Music Project and the new second location for Guitar Decatur on Saturday, April 13, 11 am-3 pm at 111 S. Columbia Dr., with food, drinks, and of course, live music.
 

Decks N Dogs – Jaw-dropping skateboard deck art, hot dogs, and Scofflaw Brewing combined. Saturday, April 13 starting at 3 pm at Dog Towne Franks, 307 B E. College Ave. Hosted by Fishbone Art and Dog Towne Franks and featuring 45+ Atlanta artists. Information at facebook.com/events/319199342112954
 

Amplify Decatur Music Festival – Star-studded lineup includes Mavis Staples, Jeff Tweedy of Wilco, The Bitteroots and more. Saturday, April 13. Doors open at 3:30 pm and the show goes on until 11. Tickets from $49 to $249 with VIP and Premium options. Information at amplifydecatur.org

 

Find upcoming Decatur community events at visitdecaturgeorgia.com/plan/calendar-of-events and submit your own by contacting sherry.jackman@decaturga.com or renae.madison@decaturga.com

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This weekend in #decaturga: Little Taco Truck Launch Party
 
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Okay, so it’s not an *actual* taco truck… but there will be snacks! Celebrate this charming children’s book with a special story time and Little Taco Truck book signing at Little Shop of Stories, Sunday, April 7, 2-3 pm, 133 E. Court Sq. Information at facebook.com/events/959676440896932
 
Find upcoming Decatur community events at visitdecaturgeorgia.com/plan/calendar-of-events and submit your own by contacting sherry.jackman@decaturga.com or renae.madison@decaturga.com

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This weekend in #decaturga: Lower your property taxes and play in a park

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Decatur’s Homestead Exemption program helps qualifying resident homeowners save on property taxes. Sweet! Learn more at decaturga.com/homestead and apply by April 1 to have it count towards this tax year.

 

Tomorrow is National Take a Walk in the Park Day. Celebrate at your local 12+ city parks, greenspaces, playgrounds, and nature trails! Learn more about City of Decatur parks at decaturga.com/parks.

 

Enjoy English country dancing in Decatur. First and third Sundays of the month, 2-5 pm at the Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore St. New dancers lesson 1:30-2 pm. $9. Information at ecdatlanta.org

 

Find upcoming Decatur community events at visitdecaturgeorgia.com/plan/calendar-of-events and submit your own by contacting sherry.jackman@decaturga.com or renae.madison@decaturga.com

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This weekend in #decaturga: Touch-a-Truck, Holi color explosion, and a bonafide meat fest

 

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Touch-a-Truck! Explore fire trucks, dump trucks, big rigs, tractors, excavators, police cars and motorcycles, and more up close and personal during this FREE Decatur Active Living event. Saturday, March 23, 10 am-1 pm at the East Lake MARTA Station North Lot (on W. Howard Avenue/DeKalb Avenue). Information at beactivedecatur.com and decaturga.com/city-government/city-departments/active-living/touch-a-truck

 

Holi: Festival of Colors – Celebrate color! Get messy. Join this Indian festival celebration on Sunday, March 24, 10-11:30 am at Glenlake Park (1121 Church St.) and wear clothes that can get covered in color from head to toe. RSVP for this FREE family-friendly event at indianculturebox.org/events

 

Smoke & Glory Chef Thunderdome returns to Steinbeck’s with a smoked meat battle among 20 of Atlanta’s best restaurants. Sunday, March 24, 1-5 pm at Steinbecks, 659 East Lake Dr. This charity benefit also features Creature Comforts on tap and Miles McQuarrie crafting cocktails. Tickets from $10 to $45. Information at facebook.com/events/615572098902066 and smokeandglorycookoff.com

 

Find upcoming Decatur community events at visitdecaturgeorgia.com/plan/calendar-of-events and submit your own by contacting sherry.jackman@decaturga.com or renae.madison@decaturga.com
 

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This weekend in #decaturga: St. Patrick’s, Purim, free family swim, and more!

 

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St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Celebration at Brick Store Pub – Look for Irish stouts, corned beef and cabbage, traditional Irish music, and more all weekend long at the Brick Store Pub, 125 E. Court Sq. Step off in their annual Mable-McNally St. Patrick’s Day Parade from Fellini’s parking lot at 11 am and process to the square with a bagpiper. Information at facebook.com/events/326070534684394 and facebook.com/events/791891741196775

 

Oakhurst (indoor!) FREE Family Pool Day – Splash for free from noon to 2 this Saturday, March 16 at Oakhurst indoor pool at the Samuel L. Jones Boys and Girls Club, 450 East Lake Dr. Enjoy indoor swimming, ice cream, and prizes with the whole fam. Can’t make it this weekend? Mark your calendar for April 13. Information at decaturga.com/city-government/city-departments/active-living/aquatics-pools/oakhurst-indoor-pool
 

An Evening with Mike Lowery at Little Shop of Stories – Meet author, illustrator, and world traveler Mike Lowery as he launches two new books: Slightly Jet Lagged and America’s National Parks. Saturday, March 16 at 6pm, 133 E. Court Sq. Information at facebook.com/events/334788990478880

 

Purim Story Time! Join the Jewish festival of Purim with a celebratory story time at Little Shop of Stories, 133 E. Court Sq. Sunday, March 17, 2-3 pm. Come in costume for a special prize, enjoy Hamantashen pastry treats, and hear the story of Purim. Hosted along with Chabad Decatur. Information at facebook.com/events/403774623515271

 

Constellations: Aerial Dance Performance of Star Stories – Coming to the Ebster Recreation Center on Sunday, March 17 at 3 pm, Earth to Sky teen aerial dance company and the Atlanta Science Festival put on a show inspired by the night sky. Tickets: $10 at freshtix.com/events/constellations. Information at facebook.com/events/344352812868530

 

Enjoy English country dancing in Decatur. First and third Sundays of the month, 2-5 pm at the Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore St. New dancers lesson 1:30-2 pm. $9. Information at ecdatlanta.org

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This weekend in #decaturga: Happy International Women’s Day from the City of Decatur!

 

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Celebrate women artists, DJs, and business owners during the Women Create art opening at Trinity Mercantile and Design. TONIGHT, March 8, 5-8 pm at 116 E. Trinity Pl. View paintings, textiles, jewelry, ceramics, and more by 10 local women artist, free sips and bites. Information at facebook.com/events/323383764957760 and trinity-decatur.com

 

Pick up Tour deCatur bib numbers and watch beloved CoD teachers get a pie in the face! Tour deCatur Expo TODAY, March 8, 4-6:30 pm at the Ebster Recreation Center, 105 Electric Ave. The race(s) step off tomorrow morning from Decatur High School. Watch for road closures and runners, of course! Information at decatureducationfoundation.org/tour-decatur

 

Academe of the Oaks hosts Brain/Body Interactive Health Connection Summit, with mindfulness education, recipe demos, guided meditation, and more. Saturday, March 9, 9 am-5 pm at Academe of the Oaks, 146 New St. Tickets: $55, helps support scholarship funds. Information at academeatlanta.org

 

Pop in for a Trunk Show at Wild Oats and Billy Goats featuring paintings and jewelry by Jan Daniels and Patricia Dibona. Saturday, March 9, 12-5 pm, 112 E. Ponce de Leon Ave.

 

Mathapalooza! See the magic of math + the arts. This FREE event for all ages features puzzles, games, performances, music, art, and more. Saturday, March 9, 1-5 pm at Ebster Recreation Center, 105 Electric Ave. Hosted by Mathematics-in-Motion. Information at facebook.com/events/394390188035131

 

View Glennwood student art at Wild Oats and Billy Goats. Opening reception Sunday, March 10, 3-5 pm, 112 E. Ponce de Leon Ave. Celebrate young artists with ongoing special student exhibitions at Wild Oats and Billy Goats in partnership with the Decatur Arts Alliance. (Up next, Oakhurst!) Information at facebook.com/events/657146791371955

 

Find upcoming Decatur community events at visitdecaturgeorgia.com/plan/calendar-of-events and submit your own by contacting sherry.jackman@decaturga.com or renae.madison@decaturga.com

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This weekend in #decaturga: Mardi Gras party time, dance, art, singalongs, and a casino night with a cause

 

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FREE Historic Decatur walking tour presented by the Atlanta Preservation Center’s Phoenix Flies program. Saturday, March 2, starting at the Old Courthouse on the Square (101 E. Court Sq.) at 10 am. Information and RSVP at facebook.com/events/254600125463346

 

Mead Road Mardi Gras! This homemade parade of floats, costumes, and bands marches up Oakview and Mead Road from 4/5 Academy to the Imperial, where there’s a big afterparty. Saturday, March 2 at 1 pm. Information and Krewe sign-up at meadrdmardigras.org

 

Opening reception at Galeria Regina featuring art from the Avondale Estates Art Guild. Saturday, March 2, 5-9 pm at Galeria Regina, 409 Mead Rd, No. 5. Information at galeriaregina.com

 

The Marlay House hosts Casino Night with Sierra Nevada to raise funds for Butte County fire relief. Come out for casino classics, weekend-getaway raffle, DJ tunes, and a good cause. Saturday, March 2, doors at 6pm, games start at 7. The Marlay House, 426 W. Ponce de Leon Ave. Tickets and information at facebook.com/events/2536754806365891

 

Mardi Gras Ball Benefiting F.AVE offers food, drinks, and live auction fun all supporting the 4/5 Academy PTO. Saturday, March 2, 7-10 pm at Color Wheel Studio, 508 E. Howard Ave. Tickets and information at facebook.com/events/875770356146383 and decaturmardigrasball.com

 

Scout hosts Sunday Singalongs and Fireside Jams with family-friendly music time in their outdoor space. S’mores kits and cocktails available for purchase. Sunday, March 3, 4-6 pm at Scout, 321 W. Hill St. Information at facebook.com/events/254215801995534

 

Enjoy English country dancing in Decatur. First and third Sundays of the month, 2-5 pm at the Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore St. New dancers lesson 1:30-2 pm. $9. Information at ecdatlanta.org

 

Find upcoming Decatur community events at visitdecaturgeorgia.com/plan/calendar-of-events and submit your own by contacting sherry.jackman@decaturga.com or renae.madison@decaturga.com

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This weekend in #decaturga: Hygge in Decatur, Hoplicity release party, Oakhurst Wine Crawl, and art to boot

 

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Quick note: The Love Run 5K steps off from the square at 8:30 am Saturday, Feb. 23. Cheer on the runners and watch for street closures in the morning. Online registration is closed.

 

HavenHyggeHouse opens its doors to young families with an open-house party complete with ribbon cutting, singalong, crafts, and Danish pastries. Saturday, Feb. 23 at 10 am. At HavenHyggeHouse, 533 W. Howard Ave. Information at facebook.com/events/796386160694962 and havenhyggehouse.com

 

Oakhurst Wine Crawl: Taste dozens of wines while strolling through Oakhurst. Saturday, Feb. 23, 4-7 pm. Tickets: $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Tickets on sale at freshtix.com and Oakhurst Market. Information at facebook.com/oakhurstwinecrawl. Finish the evening off with Flamenco at Kavarna! Information at aniaflamenco.com/shows/tablao-flamenco

 

Hoplicity Release Jazz Party: Three Taverns Craft Brewery’s award winning double IPA returns. Celebrate with live jazz, savory pies, and Hoplicity on draft in the Parlour Taproom. Saturday, Feb. 23, 12-10 pm (live music 1-5 pm). Information at facebook.com/events/2061695100545096

 

Different Trains Gallery hosts a conversation with Nashville artist Harry Underwood, Saturday, Feb. 23, 3-4:30 pm. Different Trains Gallery, 432 E. Howard Ave. No. 24. Information at facebook.com/events/380584286061590

 

Student art on view at Wild Oats and Billy Goats by Westchester Elementary, Kindergarten – 2nd grades. Enjoy an opening reception Sunday, Feb. 24, 3-5 pm at Wild Oats and Billy Goats, 112 E. Ponce de Leon Ave. Sponsored by the Decatur Arts Alliance

 

Find upcoming Decatur community events at visitdecaturgeorgia.com/plan/calendar-of-events and submit your own by contacting sherry.jackman@decaturga.com or renae.madison@decaturga.com

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This weekend in #decaturga: Free rides, free trees, free dance party, and more!

 

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Get a Friday Night Lyft with $5 off all around Decatur! TODAY 2/15 from 5-11 pm, use code FRIDEC0215 in the Lyft app. Information at decaturga.com/lyft
 

FREE TREE giveaway to the first 200 City of Decatur residents at our Celebrate Arbor Day event – Saturday, Feb. 16, 10 am-1 pm on Decatur’s downtown square, 138 E. Court Sq. Meet local arborists, landscapers, and tree services, too.
 

L’Arche Atlanta hosts a Valentines Potluck and Dance Party for all ages and abilities – Saturday, Feb. 16, 5:30 pm at St. Thomas More Church, 636 W. Ponce de Leon Ave. Information at larcheatlanta.org/community-events
 

Brick Store Pub hosts BelgianBALOOZA / Cantillon My Wayward Son / Fonzie Day – with so many interesting pours they couldn’t decide on a name. All day Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Brick Store Pub, 125 E. Court Sq., while supplies last. Information at facebook.com/events/366188027547687
 

The Iberian Pig presents the Grey Goose Sensory Experience, a hands-on cocktail workshop, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2-4 pm. Tickets: $30, reservations are required. Information at facebook.com/events/2329566120608277
 

Registration is now open for the Southern Harp Festival – a seminar and performance event for harpists of all ages and skill levels – hosted at Courtyard Downtown Decatur / Decatur Conference Center March 15-17. Information at southernharpfestival.com
 

Enjoy English country dancing in Decatur. First and third Sundays of the month, 2-5 pm at the Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore St. New dancers lesson 1:30-2 pm. $9. Information at ecdatlanta.org
 

Find upcoming Decatur community events at visitdecaturgeorgia.com/plan/calendar-of-events and submit your own by contacting sherry.jackman@decaturga.com or renae.madison@decaturga.com

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