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This weekend in #decaturga: Pollinators, postpartum support, and hot art!

 

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Buzzzz about National Pollinator Week during Beecatur’s Mini Festival on the square! Saturday, June 15, 10 am-1 pm on Decatur’s downtown square, 101 E. Court Sq. Find pollinator-friendly garden inspiration, bees, butterflies, honey, face painting, and fun! facebook.com/events/800930350290268

 

Super-strength, flight, and UV vision? Kids (and superhero pollinator fans) learn more at Marvelous Bees: Superheros of the Natural World. FREE talk by Bee City USA, Decatur (beecaturga.com). Saturday, June 15, 4 pm at Legacy Park Auditorium, 500 S. Columbia Dr. facebook.com/events/315992329325768

 

Shine a light on postpartum mental health and Climb Out of the Darkness. Saturday, June 15, 10 am at Mason Mill Park, 1340 McConnell Dr. This community awareness walk raises funds for Postpartum Support International (postpartum.net) and offers connection with other survivors, supporters, and mental healthcare providers for participants. facebook.com/ClimbOutDecatur

 

Marvel at molten glass during Decatur Glassblowing’s Open House. Enjoy snacks, drinks, music, and glassblowing demonstrations at this FREE event. Saturday, June 15, 6-10 pm at Decatur Glassblowing (decaturglassblowing.com), 250 Freeman St. facebook.com/events/361120754504825

 

Last Call! Join the closing reception for the Decatur Arts Festival Fine Arts Exhibition. Sunday, June 16, 4-6 pm at Dalton Gallery at Agnes Scott College, Dana Fine Arts Building, 141 E. College Ave. View works on display and talk with selected artists. decaturartsfestival.com/festival-events/fine-arts-exhibition

 

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: Walk and roll with Decatur Streets Alive

 

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Decatur Streets Alive offers car-free streets to walk, roll, and play. Sunday, June 9, 2-8 pm, Decatur will close W. Howard Avenue from N. McDonough Street to the city limits near the East Lake MARTA Station to connect with the Atlanta Streets Alive 10-mile “paved park.” It’s bike path meets block party meets parade! decaturstreetsalive.com

 

Sing on the square! Meridian Herald hosts a FREE family-fun music event with choirs, instruments, crafts, snacks, and a sing-along. Saturday, June 8, noon-4 at the community bandstand on Decatur’s downtown square. facebook.com/events/600094957176710

 

Then sing some more… Come back Sunday for an evening concert featuring The Meridian Chorale and soloists singing opera, showtunes, and American standards. Sunday, June 9, 7 pm at the Historic DeKalb Courthouse, 101 E. Court Sq. Concert tickets: $20. Optional pre-show supper, cocktails, and silent auction starts at 5:30. Supper and show tickets: $100. facebook.com/events/600094960510043

 

Every Saturday, 9-1 the Decatur Farmers Market pops up on the lawn at 308 Clairemont Ave. Find local honey, kombucha, zukes, peaches, pastries, pops, and pasta, blueberries, bluegrass and more! facebook.com/DecaturFarmersMarkets / cfmatl.org/decatur

 

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: School’s out. Peaches are in!

 

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Pick up peaches and other summer’s-here goodies at Decatur Farmers Market. Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm at 308 Clairemont Ave., on the front lawn at the corner of Commerce Street. They DOUBLE SNAP/EBT dollars, so everyone can shop high-quality, community-grown food. Yum. cfmatl.org/decatur (The market runs on Wednesdays, too, 4-7 pm.) Peaches and picture by Pearson Farm.

 

English Country Dance Atlanta hosts biweekly dances on the first and third Sundays of the month. Join them this summer for an engaging, active, air-conditioned activity! New dancers lessons start at 1:30 pm. 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: An absolute ART-splosion.

 

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The Decatur Arts Festival sweeps across Decatur, Saturday, 10 am-6 pm and Sunday, 11 am-5 pm with 150+ artists market booths, live musical, comical, and dance pop-up performances, kids festival (Saturday, 9:30-2 at Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore St.) and so much more. All FREE, all fun. decaturartsfestival.com

 

Skip the parking – cycle instead! Bike Valet service at Decatur Arts Festival lets you roll right up to the square at N. McDonough St. and drop off your bike for FREE with an attendant for the day. Learn more at decaturartsfestival.com/festival/bike-valet

 

The Friends of the Decatur Library host a Book Sale this Saturday, May 26 from 9-3 inside the library (out of the heat!) on the lower level, 215 Sycamore St. Shop every genre (including CDs and DVDs) and support your local library with the proceeds.

 

But wait, there’s more. Saturday’s FREE Concert on the Square features Afterglow – bringing a powerful sound to Decatur’s downtown square at 7 pm. Hosted by the Decatur Business Association. decaturdba.com/events/concerts-on-the-square

 

Free gift promotion at Vivid Boutique starts this weekend. Spend $40 at Vivid Boutique and receive a FREE pair of artful earrings as a customer appreciation gift! It’s Vivid’s way of saying, “Thanks!” and helping you sparkle for summer. Now through June. 308 W. Ponce de Leon Ave. See full offer details at facebook.com/VividBoutique/offers

 

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: Hair love, beer tastings with a twist, free funk, and Ramadan story time.

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Kick off summer reading with Little Shop and HAIR LOVE tonight! Friday, May 17, starting at 4 pm, join in reading program sign-ups for families, kids, teens, and adults, and a book signing with Matthew A. Cherry and Vashti Harrison, creators of Hair Love. 133 E. Court Sq. facebook.com/events/430240541121623

 

Craft beer meets 5K. Three Taverns hosts 3T5K tomorrow, Saturday, May 18, and it’s not too late to sign up! 5K and Fun Run events, plus beer tasting, BBQ, live music, and prizes. Information at facebook.com/events/335821033703476 and iwelife.com/3t5k.html

 

All NEW Buildings, Art & Brew Pub Crawl features six local establishments, their architectural history, and their delicious drinks. Saturday, May 18 starting at noon in Oakhurst. Public art, trolley ride, and fun facts included. Tickets $40, $20 for DDs. freshtix.com/events/buildings-art-and-brew

 

FREE Concerts on the Square every Saturday in May! This week it’s Diggity, with a whole lotta funk. Grab a local bite with buddies and bring a blanket to Decatur’s downtown square. Show starts at 7.

 

Ramadan Mubarak! Little Shop of Stories hosts a special Ramadan Story Time honoring this month-long holiday and pillar of Islam. Sunday, May 19, 2-3 pm at 133 E. Court Sq. Open to all. facebook.com/events/589556181537764

 

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: Mom gets a treat, roaring twenties take the stage, and Decatur history stretches its legs.

 

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NEW Mother’s Day Pop Up offers a day out for Mom, or an opportunity to pick up just the right gift! Enjoy a yoga class, chair massage, crafted drinks, and kids crafts all for free. Shop cookie sandwiches, foodie indulgences, floral bouquets, and books, too. Saturday, May 11, 9-2 on Decatur’s downtown square. visitdecaturgeorgia.com/see-do-play/mother-s-day-pop-up

 

This Saturday’s Concert on the Square features Tray Dahl and The Jugtime Ragband – “We play good songs with a few miles on ’em.” Enjoy the FREE concert Saturday, May 11, starting at 7 pm on Decatur’s downtown square. jugtimeragband.com

 

Stroll the grounds of Decatur Cemetery with a history who’s who tour from Friends of Decatur Cemetery as their monthly Second Sunday Cemetery Stroll season kicks off. Sunday, May 12 at 2:30. Meet at the gazebo near the Commerce Drive gate. facebook.com/FriendsOfDecaturCemetery

 

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: Latin dance party, gardens, art, light up a lantern, and listen to your heart (literally).

 

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Decatur ArtWorks local artist reception – Mixed media, modern wildlife, industrial pop art and more at Decatur CoWorks TONIGHT. Friday, May 3, 7-9 pm, 708 Church St. decaturcoworks.com
 

Jazzercise Decatur hosts a Family Fitness Fun Day to celebrate 50 years of Jazzercise. Enjoy food, music, puppetry, prizes, crafts, health screenings, bounce house, and of course, a good workout. Free and open to everyone. Saturday, May 4, 11-3 at 114 New St. facebook.com/events/2212774378973432
 

Salsa on the Square – A FREE Latin dance party on Decatur’s downtown square! Lessons by dance legend Mambo Mario Diaz and music by DJ Jeremy Lane – just in time for Cinco de Mayo. Saturday, May 4, 5-9 pm. facebook.com/events/410503112826446 #salsaonthesquaredecatur
 

Galeria Regina presents “Mixed Emotions” – Saturday, May 4, 5-9 pm. Three artists interpret the human figure, featuring Jessica Cook, Myles Williams, and Larry Bottomley. On view through June 29 at 409 Mead Rd. #5. galeriaregina.com
 

Get ready to glow during Decatur’s Lantern Parade (happening Friday, May 10!). Local lantern whisperer Chantelle Rytter hosts lantern making workshops at Color Wheel Studio this weekend. See the full illumination lineup for Saturday and Sunday at chantellerytter.com/decatur-lantern-parade
 

Wylde Garden Tour features 13 gardens full of inspiration, flowers, wildlife, woodlands, and more on Saturday and Sunday, 10-5. Find tickets and tour sites at wyldecenter.org/wylde-garden-tour
 

Join in Joy Night at First Baptist Church of Decatur – a community celebration of joyful gospel music. Sunday, May 5, 5 pm at 308 Clairemont Ave. FREE concert with a potluck meal to follow. fbcdecatur.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: Lots! Youth safety training, mom portrait sessions, spirits, celebrations, indie book shops, and basketball for a good cause
 
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Sign up for Safety Day with Revved Up Kids and the Decatur PD. Kids and teens learn safety skills, how to avoid dangerous situations, and escape attackers through FREE age-appropriate workshops. Saturday, April 27, 10-1 at Ebster Recreation Center, 105 Electric Ave. Register to participate in workshops at revvedupkids.org/events or drop in for general information and activities.

 

Game on. DeKalb’s Full Court Press Basketball Tournament raises awareness and proceeds for mental health in our justice system. Saturday and Sunday, April 27-28, 8:30 am-6 pm, with playoffs and championships on Sunday. Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore St. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for children, FREE under 3. Proceeds support DeKalb County Misdemeanor Mental Health Court and the DeKalb Criminal Justice Treatment Coalition. Information at dekalbcountyfullcourtpress.com

 

Find holistic, positive support for young people and those who care for them – and cake! Gathered and Grounded hosts a ribbon-cutting celebration with FREE family yoga, music, mindfulness, and much more all day long on Saturday, April 27. 533 W. Howard Ave., Suite F. Information at gatheredandgrounded.com

 

Independent Bookstore Day – Saturday, April 27 at Brave and Kind Books (722 W. College Ave.) and Little Shop of Stories (133 E. Court Sq.) with swag, snacks, prizes, and special story times. Information at braveandkindbooks.com and littleshopofstories.com

 

Take a cocktail class at the White Bull. “Creating Cocktails: Part One – Stirred” offers an introduction to mixed-drink perfection with bartending staff from this farm-to-table favorite. Saturday, April 27, 11:30-1:30 at 123 E. Court Sq. Tickets: $55 Information at facebook.com/events/278207033117054 and whitebullatl.com

 

Take “A Moment for Mom” with a very special just-you portrait pop-up at Brave & Kind Books. Sunday, April 28 from 10-1 at 722 W. College Ave. enjoy a mini lifestyle photo session, luxury skincare, loungewear, home goods, and self-care, and festive refreshments of course. Tickets $30. Information at facebook.com/events/2180224232074688 and braveandkindbooks.com

 

Decatur Presbyterian Church hosts an Earth Day celebration – “Love Creation.” Enjoy food, demos, recycling and conservation booths, and more. Sunday, April 28 at 11:30 in the garden terrace at 205 Sycamore St. Information at facebook.com/events/2049549128505105 and dpchurch.org

 

Yoga, tai chi, archery, live reptiles, and more at Park RX Day in Scott Park! Sunday, April 28, 1-4 pm at 231 Sycamore St. Information at facebook.com/events/428649427708025

 

Mezcal vs. Tequila at The Iberian Pig. This educational show-down includes light bites, tequila and mezcal flights, and expert insight into both spirits. Sunday, April 28, 3-5 pm at 121 Sycamore St. Tickets: $40, must RSVP. Information at facebook.com/events/567497147082694 and theiberianpigatl.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: 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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