What’s happening this week – Plaita Latina events, concert series, garden tour

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Decale County, GA – There are a number of events taking place this week in and around Decale County, including a tour of the Decatur and Apondel estates, a Kirkod wine cellar and a Decatur kitchen garden. Several local government meetings are also being held this week.

Decaturish will host municipal elections over the next two weeks to give voters a chance to hear from candidates. All forums are hosted on our Twitch channel and posted on YouTube. The forums are held as follows

– Wednesday, September 15 – Tucher Mayor – 6pm to 7pm

– Friday, September 17 – Tucker, District 1, Post 1:10 am to 11 am; Tucker, District 1, Post 2:12 p.m.

– Saturday, September 18 – Tucker, District 2, Post 1: 9 am to 10 am; Tucker, District 3, Post 1:11 p.m.

– Monday, September 20 – Apondale States City Commission, 6pm to 7pm

– Tuesday, September 21 Atlanta City Council, District 5 10:30 am to 12 pm

– Wednesday, September 22 Stone Mountain, Mayor – 6pm to 7pm

– Thursday, September 23 – Stone Mountain City Council, post 4: 6 pm to 7:30 p.m.

– Friday, September 24 – Stone Mountain City Council, post 5: 6 p.m.

– Saturday, September 25 – Stone Mountain City Council, post 6: 9 am to 10 am; Dictator City Commission, District 1: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

What else is happening this week –

Health and Happiness Haven

An exhibition on the history of Apondale Estates has now opened at the Kalbal History Center. The exhibition sheds light on forgotten or simply surviving city narratives. Avondale Estates It was founded in 1924 and was originally called Ingleside. The city has grown rapidly, mostly from farmland to “home-loving paradise.”

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The Asian Gallery will reopen at the Michael C. Carlos Museum

The Asian Gallery at the Michael C. Carlos Museum at the University of Emory has reopened after a significant increase in the capacity of the museum to display works of art to serve the university and the Atlanta community. The room has been remodeled to accommodate new footprints with small footprints and museum land. The gallery features works of art such as Indian paintings, Vishnu and Kሽṣናa paintings, numerous Buddhist statues and the Shiva Linga exhibition. The museum is open for adults from $ 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday afternoon to 5 p.m., $ 8 for adults and $ 6 for seniors, students and children.

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Resonance – Recent Findings in Photography

A new exhibition has just opened at the Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University. Resonance: Recent discoveries in the photographic exhibition examine the function of interpretation in terms of seeming contradictions of isolation and unity, extinction and common joy, fear and boldness. The photographs in the exhibition are intended to reflect some of the most unusual facts and emotions throughout 2020. The exhibition is open until October 24. The museum is open Tuesday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday from 10 p.m. Adult admission is $ 8, and $ 6 for seniors, students and children from 5 p.m. and Sunday to 5 p.m.

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Dakalb County Cooperative Expansion September Gardening Classes

DeKalb County Cooperative Expansion is pursuing gardening classes in September. The lessons are free to participate and take place in practice. This week, gardening classes on hot topics in and around the garden will be held on Tuesday, September 14 at 6pm and on Thursday, September 16 at noon on water quality and treatment. Registration is required to attend classes.

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Truck ‘Tuesday in Dictator

The truck will return to Decatur this fall. Some of the region’s best food trucks will serve delicious food on September 14 at 6-9 Legacy Park, 500 S. Columbia Drive. Gather food from friends, family, blankets, chairs and most of all. Legacy Park offers ample space for distribution and for children to run. The city’s goal is to bring people together peacefully and to benefit from non-profit local mobilization efforts.

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Dictator Farmers Market

The Decatur Farmers’ Market is open on Wednesday, September 15, at 4-7 p.m. The market has vendors with products such as produce, eggs, meat, milk, cereals, fresh food, beauty products, gifts, and more. You need a mask to enter the farmers market.

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Fleet Legs Wednesday Run

Join the Dictator Wednesday Running Club every week for two to four miles of different routes. The club will host the event on Wednesday, September 15, at 6:30 pm at the Fleet Feet Decatur, 431 W. Ponce de Leon Ave. Meetings begin and end in the store. After the race, the club gathers and goes to the local business for social and special offers. On the third Wednesday, the club headed to the Eastern Dictator to support three pubs, 121 New Centers, and the group met outside the brewery, where the courses began and ended.

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Taste of Plastic Latina coffee

Welcome to Apondel and Placita Latina on Thursday, September 16 at 4-7 pm at Banjo Coffee, 38 N. Avondale Road, Hispanic Heritage Month in Apondale State. The event features family-friendly traditional Mexican dance performances in the ballet dance in Huasteco style. Hispanic artisans and craftsmen set up booths to sell their wares. A 7-10 p.m. party will be held at the brewery near Banjo Coffee and DJ Fernando F. will be performing.

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Tucker Farmers Market

The Tucker Farmers’ Market will open on Thursday, September 16 at 4-7 a.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 4882 Lavista Road in Tucker. The market has more than 35 vendors, including local farmers, bakers, producers and producers from Tucer, Metro Atlanta and Georgia.

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Tenant and landlord eviction relief Virtual City Hall

Daleb Johnson County District Commissioner Five Assistant Davis Johnson said Thursday, September 16, at 6:30 p.m. They provided skills to learn how to get relief from displacement from Declare County.

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Cook Afternoon Chamber Music Concert Series

The Atlanta Cook Noon Chamber Music Concert Series begins with a new chapter in the Emory Chamber Music Association’s series featuring Muscogsky’s paintings at the Vega String Quartet for a rope quantum exhibition. The concert will be held at noon on Friday, September 17, at the Michael C. Carlos Museum 571 S. Kilgo Club at Ackerman Hall. Registration is required and masks are required.

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Melodies on the tracks in the Stone Mountain

Tracks are back in the rock this month. A free concert series will be held every Friday night in September and October from 7-9 pm on Stone Mountain Village on 922 Main Street. There will be concerts in the municipal parking lot, featuring a number of well-known artists. On Friday, September 17, Diane Durett and Soul Suga will perform.

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Kirkwood Vineyard

A sample of wine from around the world on Friday, September 17 from 7-10 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Kirkudu Business Owners Association. Local businesses open the door and enjoy the community experience, inviting guests to a wine cellar. Tickets must be purchased for each ticket, guests will receive a glass of wine, a program and live entertainment.

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Fleet Legs Saturday Run

Join the Dictatorship Fleet Legs at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday morning for an open group race. The group will meet on Saturday, September 18 at the Fleet Feet Decatur, 431 W. Ponce de Leon Ave. Meet face to face and the race begins there. Upon arrival, check in at the table in front of the store and grab a map. There are different ways. There are bathrooms. There is no water on the course.

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Oakrest Farmers Market

The Oakrst Farmers Market will open on Saturday, September 18 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 pm at Septuer Beer Arts, 630 East Lake in Dictator. Find all your fresh produce, meat, our delicious bakeries and more among the weekly suppliers. Additional offerings include live music and live shows featuring current recipes.

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Global Farmers Garden Tour

Global farmers are visiting the Desert Kitchen Garden on Saturday, September 18, 10-11 a.m. at Legacy Park, 500 S. Columbia Drive. Participants will be able to explore the contribution of talented global farmers to the Atlanta food system and learn about crops and gardening techniques from around the world. When social distance is not possible, the outdoor event is limited to 15 people and masks are required.

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Stone Mountain Village Inside

Stone Mountain Cruise-In welcomes all year round car models and models. The event will be held on Saturday, September 18 from 4 to 7 p.m. Admission to the car show is $ 10 and features popular awards, prizes and music.

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Tucker Sip and Tour

The Tucker Parks and Recreation Room hosts Saturday, September 18, 4-7 p.m. at Tucker Nature Conservation, 4440 Lawrenceville Highway Sip and Vacation. During the nature tour, attendees will be provided with wine, soft drinks, sparkling cakes and water at the event. Drinks are limited to two by the audience and identification is required.

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Plaita Latina Salsa on the square

Placita Latina and the Dictator Business Association will host a salsa on Saturday, September 18-8, at El Cartel’s Dance Band and Dance Lessons. La Choloteka will be dominated by DJ La on Saturday from 8:10:30 pm after the dance party. Both events will be held at Dictator Square.

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Avondale Estates Farmers Market

Join neighbors, visitors and sellers on Sunday, September 19, at the Pondel Estate Farmers Market in 22 N Apondale Road parking at my parents’ home. Browse colorful local food and items. Items on offer include baking, cheese, eggs, homemade jelly, meat and produce.

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Kirkwood Volunteer Day at Tommer First

On Sunday, September 19, at 1:00 a.m., the Kirkod Neighborhood Organization will volunteer to beautify the road near the old men’s and women’s club building in Tommer First. Volunteers are encouraged to bring work gloves, canoes, and pliers.

For more information, email the Tommer PTA [email protected]

Upcoming local government meetings

The Avondale States Downtown Development Authority will meet on Tuesday, September 14 at 5:30 pm at the Avondale State Municipal Hall, 21 N. Avondale Plaza.

The Dictator School Board will meet on Tuesday, September 14, at 6:30 pm at Wilson School Support Center, 125 Electric Street and Zom.

The Dictator Planning Commission will meet on Tuesday, September 14, at 7 p.m., at Dictator City Hall, 509 N. McDonough Street, and Zoom.

The Tucker Planning Commission will meet on Thursday, September 16, at 7 p.m.

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