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The City of Decatur and the Decatur Business Association invite you to join “Team Decatur” as we participate in the KP Corporate Run/Walk  5K on Thursday, September 16th.

 What’s in it for you?

  • 8 weeks of Fitness Tips
  • Training schedules for beginners and experienced walkers and runners
  • Free runs and walks around the City of Decatur offered by Big Peach, One Step at a Time, FleetFeet Decatur, Decatur Active Living and more!
  • Fitness related discounts
  • An evening of fun, and fitness
  • Free t-shirt
  • Race refreshments and more at the Team Decatur tent at the World’s Largest Office Party

 Visit the KP Corporate Run/Walk site today at www.kpcorporaterunwalk.com and go to the registration page to sign up to be a part of Team Decatur. Be sure to click on Team Decatur so you can run or walk with our great community, colleagues and friends.

For more information contact Cheryl Burnette, Cheryl.burnette@decaturga.com or 678-553-6541.

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The Decatur Beach Party will be held Friday, June 18th from 5 pm until midnight. Advance tickets are just $6.50, but you have to buy them by noon tomorrow. Tickets will be available at the gate for $10. Children 12 and under are free – limit two per each adult with a ticket. The Reputations will play at the Bandstand Stage beginning at 5 pm, and Terry Lee & the GTs will play from 8 pm until midnight.

No outside food or beverages will be allowed in the festival area. We have a great food court and many beverage choices for your enjoyment.

For more information and tickets, click here.

See you on Decatur Beach!

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The annual Decatur Beach Party is coming up soon- June 18th from 5 pm until  midnight. This year there will be three bands! Douglas Brake and the Sizzle Hiss Pop Band will play in the Children’s Boardwalk Area beginning at 5pm. The Reputations will play on the Bandstand from 5 pm until 7:30 pm and Terry Lee & The GTs will play on the Plaza Main Stage from 8pm until midnight. Click here to hear them playing at last year’s event.

The Children’s Boardwalk area features some new games and activities that will be fun for all ages.

The Beach Party is produced by the Decatur Business Association and the City of Decatur. Sponsors for the event are Eagle Rock Distributors and Kona Beer, HLM Financial, FUZE beverages, Standard Parking, Barefoot Wine and Bubbly, Junior Pippin Trucking Company, Holiday Inn Decatur, Brick Store Pub, Amusement Masters, Leapin’ Lizards, Nanston Dental, Dixie Homecrafters, DeKalb Medical,Vulcan Materials, Claearwire and Cultural Care Au Pair.

Tickets are $6.50 in advance and $10 at the gate. Pre-sell tickets will be available until noon on Friday, June 18 here. Children under 12 are free, limit 2 per paying adult. No coolers, picnic baskets, glassware or pets will be allowed in the festival area. The event is held rain or shine, but it won’t rain!

We suggest taking MARTA to the event as it is held directly over the Decatur Rapid Rail Station. If driving,  free parking is available in the DeKalb County Parking deck after 5 pm. The deck is located at the corner of Commerce and Trinity Place.

See you on Decatur Beach!

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Be sure to stop by the “Last Call” for the Decatur Arts Festival Fine Arts Exhibition on Sunday, June 6  from 4 until 6 pm. The “Last Call” is your last chance to view this great exhibit as well as hear from some of the artists that created the works. The winner of the People’s Choice Award will be announced and you will have the opportunity to share some refreshments as well as enjoy some music. The event is free, and parking is available in the Agnes Scott parking deck on S. McDonough. For more information on the Decatur Arts Alliance click here.

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Gather up the children and head over to the Old Courthouse Square in downtown Decatur for the last of this month’s Blue Sky Concerts. Douglas Brake and the Sizzle Hiss Pop Band will be performing from noon until 1 pm. Bring the kids on down for an hour of crazy fun music, singing and dancing. Original songs include a celebration of the sound and smell of cooking bacon and the daily challenge of locating small, misplaced shoes!

Join us on the Square for this special children’s concert- but beware, even the adults will find themselves smiling and singing along!

The Decatur Business Association produces the  Blue sky Concert with presenting sponsor SunTrust Bank. This week’s co-sponsors are Lotus of Life, Kaiser Permanente and Little Shop of Stories.

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Tom Hill and Annette Shinette

Head over to the Old Courthouse Square in downtown Decatur this Saturday night to hear Tom Hill and the Midnight Suns perform at the Concert on the Square. Band members Tom Hill, Jojo “Bongos” Bailey and David Wallace are Decatur High School Alumni and very excited about playing for the Decatur community. The band will also feature a special performance by “The Shinettes” which include Decatur Alumni Annette Shinette (aka Stella) and Margie Hardy as well as other special guests.

The Decatur Business Association produces the Concert Series every Saturday in May and September which is sponsored by Wachovia/Wells Fargo bank. Co-sponsors for this week’s concert are Parker’s On Ponce and Dr. Lisa DiFrancesco.

Pack your picnic or stop by one of our many restaurants for dinner before or after the concert. The music begins at 7 pm and is free to the community.

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Be among the first to view an intriguing collection of paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture and mixed media at the Opening Reception of the Decatur Arts Festival Fine Arts Exhibition. In conjunction with the monthly meeting of the Decatur Business Association, the exhibition is a must attend event! Meet the artists and enjoy refreshments from The Iberian Pig.

For information on the Decatur Arts Festival’s full schedule of events, click here.

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Whether photography is your passion, your hobby, or just an occasional pastime, we invite you to participate in our Decatur Cemetery Master Plan Implementation photo contest, celebrating the largest green space in Decatur.

There will be two prizes awarded, one for amateurs and the other for professionals. The winning photos will be displayed on the Decatur website and will be displayed in the new Decatur Cemetery Office. Both amateur and professional photographers are welcome to participate.

To enter, take current photos of the Decatur Cemetery. Entries must be submitted by the original photographer. Photos may be 5 x 7 or 8 x 10 color or black and white prints. You may submit up to five prints. All entries will become the property of the City of Decatur and will not be returned. All photos must be received by May 31, 2010.

Mail to:   Decatur Cemetery Photo Contest, 2635 Talley Street, Decatur, GA 30030

Photos will be judged on the basis of creativity, photographic quality, and effectiveness in conveying the green space or the unique character of the cemetery. Subject can be people enjoying walking pets in the cemetery, landscapes, etc. Judges will select winning photos from both the amateur and professional categories.

Good luck!

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