Tuesday, September 2, and Monday, September 15

City Commission meetings 7:30 pm City Hall

Don’t forget! The City Commission meetings are now streaming live. To access the streaming video option, visit www.decaturga.com and click on City Government, City Commission, Streaming Video.

Aug 29-Sept 30: AJC Decatur Book Festival

Thursdays in Sept: Jazz at Scottish Rite

Sept 6: Decatur’s Kitchen Garden Party – A Meal to Live For!

Sept 8: ONA Meeting

Sept 11: Kaiser Permanente Corporate Fitness Walk/Run

Sept 23: Fall WPNA Meeting

Sept 23: DBA Meeting

Sept 27: Madison Avenue Soap Box Derby

Mark your calendars for:        

Decatur Education Foundation Low Country Boil 

Thursday October 9

Leapin Lizards

Oakhurst Arts and Music Festival (17th Annual)

Saturday, October 11

Oakhurst Village; 10-7


Weekend of October 11-12, 2014 – WPNA Fall Cook Out – The exact date (Saturday afternoon or Sunday) is still being determined but this will be a great event. 
If you haven’t become a WPNA member yet it’s easy.  Just got to http://winnonapark.org/wpna.htm and join today!

Early September 2014 – The results are in – Be on the lookout for the finalists in the WPNA Logo contest that will be up for your membership vote at the Fall WPNA meeting.

Know someone who you think has made Decatur a better place? Nominate him or her for a Hometown Hero!

Nomination forms can be found here http://www.decaturga.com/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=32

and are due September 30.

It’s almost here – the 2014 AJC Decatur Book Festival! The Decatur Book Festival is the largest independent book festival in the country and takes place August 29 to September 30.

See https://www.decaturbookfestival.com/2014/index.php

for a listing of events. The event is bigger and better than ever – don’t miss the Children’s activities; Art/DBF; the Book as Art and your favorite authors – I hope to see you there!!

Blue Sky Concerts:

Wednesdays: September 3, 10, 17, 24


Work is scheduled to begin this fall – the City received bids on the project in early August; if you have not seen the plans for the Streetscapes, see:

http://www.decaturga.com/index.aspx?page=359 .

Jazz Nights at Scottish Rite

Thursdays: September 4, 11, 18, 25

Hundreds of jazz lovers will be headed to Oakhurst and picnicking at sunset again in September to enjoy some of the best jazz artists in the southeast. The Oakhurst Neighborhood Association announces another great season of free outdoor jazz concerts this spring, beginning Thursday, September 4.

All concerts begin at 7 pm and end at 9 pm and are free and open to the public. The location is the lawn in front of The Solarium at 321 W. Hill St. 30030 in the Oakhurst neighborhood of Decatur.

For more information: http://oakhurstjazznights.com/

See http://www.decaturga.com/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=5297

for the initial report that was presented at the City Commission work session on August 4. We should have an update on “next steps” at a September meeting. In addition, the Anti-Defamation league will be providing diversity training on-site for our Police Department once the Decatur Police Department has moved into the new building.


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