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4 Ticket GiveAway to the Burn The Floor dance show at the Fabulous Fox theatre

4 Ticket GiveAway to the Burn The Floor dance show at the Fabulous Fox theatre

Atlanta, GA--  (submitted by mybusychildren.com)  One family will win 4 tickets to the Burn The Floor dance show in the Fabulous Fox theater in Atlanta. The show will take place on Tuesday, March 22nd at 8 pm.

The 4 seats will be in the Orchestra (lower level).  

To participate in the giveaway, readers would need to leave a comment on my post http://mybusychildren.com/burn-the-floor/

The Marlay House, Decatur’s authentic Irish-owned watering hole, is celebrating Pre- St. Paddy’s Day

Decatur, GA--  (submitted by Cheryl Monkhouse) 

WHO/WHAT:              The Marlay House, Decatur’s authentic Irish-owned watering hole, is celebrating St. Paddy’s Day in true Irish tradition. In addition to the ‘maiden voyage’ of its new Fish-n-Chips food truck at the Atlanta St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Atlanta, they will be hosting festivities back at the pub following the parade on into the wee hours.                          

The Pre St. Paddy’s Day March 12 Event includes,

$10 General Admission Ticket to The Brand New Kid, produced by Synchronicity Theatre ($18 value)

$10 General Admission Ticket to The Brand New Kid, produced by Synchronicity Theatre ($18 value)

ScoopMama.com brings you a wonderful opportunity to see this MUST SEE musical with your family. Don't miss Today's Scoop - this offer ends Thursday night at MIDNIGHT! Please go to www.scoopmama.com to BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW! LIMIT 4 PER ORDER!

DeKalb County will Host 4 Public Information Meetings on Transportation Projects

DeKalb County will Host 4 Public Information Meetings on Transportation Projects

Dekalb County, GA--  4 neighborhood public information meetings are being held to provide input into the proposed transportation projects that must be submitted to the Georgia DOT by March 30th, 2011.

Each city and county has until March 30, 2011 to submit proposed projects that will be considered by the GDOT Planning Director and the Regional Roundtable of city and county leaders from which they will select a constrained project list that will be recommended for the 2012 Referendum.

These four public information meetings will be important opportunities for DeKalb residents and businesses to ensure that all ideas are considered.

Meeting times/locations are as follows:

Get Ready for Carnival

Get Ready for Carnival

Decatur, GA--   The official beginning of Carnival will happen this Saturday at the Karibbean Konnection Cultural Center in Decatur.  In addition Atlanta Carnival 2011 is seeking volunteers to join several of their Planning Committees including: Parade of Bands, Festival Village, Entertainment, and more...  To join a committee please email AtlantaCaribbeanCarnival@gmail.com

County Commissioner Gives "The State of Black Dekalb" Speech

County Commissioner Gives "The State of Black Dekalb" Speech

Dekalb County, GA--  (submitted by Dekalb Communications)

In recognition of Black History Month, DeKalb County Commissioner Stan Watson is pleased to present to the citizens of DeKalb County the “State of Black DeKalb” - How Far Have We Come?  The event will feature a series of panel guests in a discussion to share insight on issues that impact critical quality of life issues.

Topics covered in the “State of Black DeKalb” include:

  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Community Partnerships and Resources
  • Political Aspects
  • Faith-Based Community
  • Future of DeKalb

DeKalb Citizens to Hold Community Meeting Feb. 16

DeKalb Citizens to Hold Community Meeting Feb. 16

SCOTTDALE, GA -- Residents of Scottdale are holding a community meeting at the Tobie Grant Recreation Center (644 Parkdale Drive, 30079) on Wednesday, Feb. 16 at 6:45 p.m.

The meeting will address DeKalb County citizens' concerns about the proposed closing of the recreation center.

Tobie Grant Recreation Center is a 14-acre facility that includes a multi-use field, swimming pool, playground and nature trails. It is one of five public spaces that the county is slated to close in order to save money.