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Wednesday, March 14; 4-6pm; Community Room of Public Works Building, 2635 Talley St

Informational meeting regarding Proposed Rezoning of East Decatur Station area

Over the past few years, the City of Decatur has undertaken a review of the current zoning of the area known as East Decatur Station. The City of Decatur proposes the rezoning of the East Decatur Station area from C3 (Heavy Commercial District) to MU (Mixed-Use District). An informal public open house has been scheduled to update property owners within and adjacent to the area.


March 15-25; DHS

GREASE the Musical presented by Decatur High School Performing Arts

More info:

Saturday, March 17; 5-9pm;  Galeria Regina Art Gallery


409 Mead Road, unit 5

Galeria Regina Opening:


Explorations in Drawing and Sculpture

Saturday, March 17; 10am-1pm; East Lake MARTA station North lot


Join Decatur Active Living on Saturday, March 17 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. for the annual Touch-a-Truck Event. This fun community event gives children of all ages an opportunity to touch, explore and see their favorite trucks or equipment on wheels.  The City of Decatur and DeKalb County dump trucks, fire trucks, tractors, police cars and motorcycles and many other types of vehicles will be on display. This year we will even have a solar panel display truck!

Ride the train! This year’s Touch a Truck event will be held in the East Lake MARTA station NORTH lot. We encourage visitors to ride the train to the event and make this a family field trip!

Register your bike!  We encourage folks to ride their bike to the event to have it registered by the Decatur Police Department. All those who ride their bike to the event will also receive a special bike pin!

Food Drive! March is National Nutrition Month, a campaign that focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. When you come to Touch-A-Truck, join in the effort by bringing any canned or non-perishable food item. All items will be delivered to DEAM, Decatur Emergency Assistance Ministry.

Touch-a-Truck takes place in the East Lake MARTA station NORTH parking lot on DeKalb Avenue. Parking is limited so consider riding the train, walking or biking to the event. For more information, contact Cheryl Burnette 678-553-6541 or Be sure to visit for up-to-date information on all Active Living programs throughout the year.

This year’s event is sponsored by the City of Decatur and MARTA

Tuesday, March 20; 5-7pm; Decatur Square


Budget Expo
The City of Decatur is encouraging citizens to get an up-close and personal look at the city’s budgeting process March 20, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., on the Square. (The event will move to the Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore Street, in the case of inclement weather.) Find out the “pending spending” planned for the 2019 city budget and how it supports the 2010 Strategic Plan principles developed by Decatur citizens. Talk to representatives from all city departments and play Budget Bingo for fun prizes.

Friday, March 23; 5-9pm; Trinity Mercantile & Design

Women Create ART

Trinity and the Decatur Arts Alliance are hosting an art show in honor of International Women’s Month; will feature photography, jewelry, painting and textiles of local and international women artists.  More information:

Tuesday, March 27; 5:15pm; Cornerstone Bank

Decatur Business Association meeting

Saturday, April 14; 3:30-11pm; Decatur Square

Amplify Decatur: Bringing Decatur Together Through Music

Featuring The Lone Bellow, The Jay Hawks, and Amanda Shires

Saturday, April 14; 5pm; Different Trains Gallery; 432 E Howard Ave No. 24

Art opening: MC Escher +

An exhibition of original prints plus 2D and 3D works by Contemporary Math Artists

On Wednesday, February 7th Steinbeck’s will open its doors to some of our favorite local artists to hang some of their work. We asked them to share their vision of the pub and then show it off to our regulars. There will be snacks and bubbles as you peruse the show! Pieces by Deborah Sosower, Jamie Milburn, Christine Tyler, Jeff Shipman, Julie Odom, Ross Brandt, & Dirk Hays.

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