Arts & Entertainment Scene


Legal Warrior Award named for attorney Mawuli Davis

A newly minted "Legal Warrior Award" has been created by the DeKalb Lawyers Association to honor civil rights attorney Mawuli Davis, its immediate past president.

Art workshop at Salem-Panola

Discover or enhance your artistic skills at a Georgia Museum of Art workshop on June 4 at the Salem-Panola Library.

Friends of Panola Mountain guided hikes in June

See the natural beauty of Panola Mountain's restricted Conservation Area at a Friends hike on June 1 and June 18 and help support park programs.

Children's book illustrations on display

Children’s book illustrations and their publications are on display at the Decatur Library through June 17.

Panola Mountain 5K, hike celebrate National Trails Day

Celebrate National Trails Day on June 4 with the Panola Mountain State Park 10K/5K or the Morning Mountain Hike.

Scott Candler bake and book sale

Patrons and residents can help support Scott Candler Library programs at its book sales on June 4 and June 6.

SCLC/W.O.M.E.N. papers open for research at Emory

Researchers and the public can view the records of SCLC/W.O.M.E.N., including its work fighting the HIV epidemic, at Emory University's Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library.

Genealogy Basics 101 at Redan-Trotti

Residents interested in tracing their family's history can attend Genealogy Basics 101: How to Get Started on June 4 at the Redan-Trotti Library.

Learn to play at Chess Club

Learn to play chess or join in a game on May 24 at the Covington Library in Decatur.

Viva La Vida for older residents

It’s party time for DeKalb residents 55 and older at Viva La Vida on May 25 at the Decatur Library. The party limit is 100 – call 404-508-7190, Ext. 2257, to register.

Creative Writing Group meets

Aspiring writers can attend the Creative Writing Group meeting on May 24 at the Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library in Decatur.

South Precinct book giveaway

Parents and kids can drop by the DeKalb Police South Precinct and pick up a free children’s book throughout the summer as part of its “Encouraging Our Kids to Read” initiative.

Library book sale

Thousands of books and CDs will be available for purchase on May 28 at the Friends of the Decatur Library’s annual Memorial Day book sale on the front lawn.

June 3 spelling bee deadline

Rising second-graders through rising eighth-graders have until June 3 to sign up for the June 11 spelling bee at the Caribbean American Heritage Month celebration at Atlanta-Fulton Public Library.

‘Hidden South’ documents unseen

Atlanta-based photographer and storyteller Brent Walker will discuss “The Hidden South – Come Home” on May 24 at the Decatur Library.