Arts & Entertainment Scene


South DeKalb Rotarians nab 4 awards

Though a small club of just 15 members, the Rotary Club of South DeKalb won four awards at the April 21-23 Rotary District 6900 Convention on Hilton Head Island.

Make memories with mom in Georgia’s parks, historic sites

If your mom loves spending time with family in the great outdoors, consider a visit to Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites on her special day.

Libraries help kids celebrate mom

Preschoolers and grade-school kids can celebrate their mothers with activities at DeKalb Public Library branches beginning May 4.

Park needs vendors, volunteers

Volunteers and vendors are needed for the Friends of Chapel Hill Park Community Yard Sale fundraiser on May 13-14.

Gresham Library patrons will discuss biography of Obama’s mother

Book club members will discuss “A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama’s Mother” by Janny Scott on May 2 at the Gresham Library.

College planning seminar in Lithonia

Students and their parents can attend a college planning workshop on May 5 at Lithonia City Hall.

Chess tournament for k-12 players

Young chess players can compete in the 21st annual Beau Hardeman Memorial Open K-12 Scholastic Chess Tournament on May 14 at the Gresham Park Recreation Center in Atlanta.

Look-alike contest for moms, kids

Moms and their look-alike offspring can vie for up to $500 at the May 7 Mother-Child Look-A-Like Contest. Registration is required to participate in the Gallery at South DeKalb’s annual competition.

‘Hats Off to Mom’ at Macy’s on April 30

Women who wear crowns will love “Hats Off to Mom” at Macy’s South DeKalb on April 30.

Look-alike contest for moms, kids

Moms and their look-alike offspring can vie for up to $500 at the May 7 Mother-Child Look-A-Like Contest at the Gallery at South DeKalb.

Movie night kicks off Cities Week in Lithonia

A free screening of the animated adventure “Mr. Peabody & Sherman” on April 17 kicks off the city of Lithonia’s observance of Georgia Cities Week.

‘Don’t Judge Me’ stage play addresses bullying, disabilities

A new stage play about bullying, “Don’t Judge Me for Who I Am,” will run April 29-May 1 at the Hope Theatre in Decatur.

Artists picked to paint MARTA overpass in Decatur

A rapid rail bridge in downtown Decatur will sport a new look this fall – a mural created by an artist team known for colorful, vibrant installations.

‘Chasing the North Star’ follows runaway slave from S.C.

Cornell University professor Robert Morgan will discuss the power of the human spirit to persevere in the face of great adversity on April 20 in the Decatur Library Auditorium

Historian examines LBJ’s ‘Great Society’

Prize-winning historian Randall Woods will discuss President Lyndon B. Johnson and “the Great Society” on April 12 at the Carter Presidential Library & Museum in Atlanta.