From the Medlock Area Neighborhood Association: Community meeting; Animal shelter good news; Coyotes.
From district 2 commissioner Jeff Rader: "In the KNOW" session; District 2 wireless mobile meetings; Transportation plan; DeKalb Neighborhood summit.
From the county CEO's office: CEO town hall meetings; Zoning code final draft; Workforce development; Affordable Care Act communithy enrollment events; International food and music festival in Northlake; Pit bulls spayed/neutered for free; ARC regional bicycle user survey; Household hazardous waste free disposal event; Sick of signs; Arabia Mountain fall festival; Arts events; Transportation plan meetings; Community council meetings.
From the county CEO's office: These sessions will offer assistance with enrollment, health screenings and information sessions and FAQs.
From Emory-affiliated Drepung Loseling Institute: Join us as we celebrate our annual Tibetan Festival with a day-long schedule of events. We will have the Loseling Dolls Exhibit, Tibetan Food, Music & Dance, a Tibetan Bazaar, Games, Children's Arts & Crafts, and more. Hundreds of visitors have enjoyed the previous five festivals and we promise this year’s program will be just as fun.
From the North Druid Hills - Briarcliff Patch: "Lakeside City Alliance co-chair Kevin Levitas, leading the group's 67th information session on possible cityhood Wednesday night, sharply contrasted LCA's proposal as superior to the City of Briarcliff Initiative (COBI)...." [Read more.]
From Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve president Chris Beck: Our annual harvest festival is Saturday, October 26 from 4-7pm. Bring a picnic and join us. There will be recycled materials musical instrument-making and scarecrow building (bring your own old clothes- hat, shirt, pants, gloves and socks) from 4-6. A campfire and s’mores will start at 5. From 6-7, musician Terry Carpenter will accompany our hootenanny. A local girl scout troop will also be having a bake sale. We look forward to seeing you there!
From Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve president Chris Beck: Join us this Saturday (10/19) for a volunteer day at the Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve from 9am-noon. We will be mulching trails and preparing for the harvest festival. If you have a wheelbarrow that you can easily bring along that would help get the pile moved. The volunteer day is sponsored by MANA, who will provide coffee and snacks. All volunteers, not just MANA residents, are welcome. Please RSVP to Casey Boudreau at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are planning on coming so that she can organize refreshments.
From DeKalb Police via CrimeMapping.com
From Al Fowler: SATURDAY OCTOBER 19, 2013, 10am – 1pm. Residential burglaries; MARTA safety; Holiday safety.
From the Druid Hills Civic Association: October 19-20. The Olmsted Linear Park, at the peak of its autumn glory, welcomes more than 185 local, regional, and national artists. Food & beverages for sale. Please visit http://www.festivalonponce.com/
From the Clairemont Great Lakes Neighborhood Association: If you don't yet know about this, it's a great place to buy and donate building materials, etc. It's open Tues, Fri. and Sat., located at 1116 Murphy Ave. SW, Atlanta 30310. The LIFECYCLE BUILDING CENTER (LBC) is a collaborative effort between many Atlanta area stakeholders.
From Leslie Davis, Little Creek Farm: Little Creek Farm Fall Festival Fundraiser....Saturday, October 19, 12-4 pm. Enjoy a day of family fun, including pony rides, kids' crafts, costume contest, riding and equestrian drill team demonstrations and salute to the military, pet adoptions, the Atlanta Mounted Police, and much more! Admission $5, children under the age of 4 Free! Pony rides: $8 including a professional photo shot for download after the event. Children must be at least 36" to ride. Rain or shine! Cash or checks transactions only.
From Melissa Forgey at the Dekalb History Center: Grand opening of the mid-century ranch house. Costume optional. Live music.
From the Fernbank Science Center: October is a busy month here at Fernbank Science Center. Come check out these special events - - but remember we're open for visits to the exhibit hall, gardens, and planetarium shows, every week, from Monday through Saturday. National Fossil Day; Bird walk; Chemistry day; Halloween party; Planetarium show.
From the Medlock Area Neighborhood Association: Coyotes and Pets; Halloween Bash; Community meeting.
From district 2 commissioner Jeff Rader: BOC Agenda Summary; Police "In the know" session; Senior connections campaign
From the county CEO's office: October is National Code Enforcement Month as designated by the American Association of Code Enforcement (AACE). DeKalb County will observe the month by launching the "Sick of Signs" campaign, a national effort against the proliferation of illegal signs that blights communities. A "Sick of Signs" sweep will take place from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 19.
From DeKalb Police via CrimeMapping.com