April 23, 2017 Leave a comment
We won’t let rain stop our celebration! We will hold the Under the Bridge Party in Ebster Gym from 4 until 6 pm. Join us!
Bouncy house, lemonade, cookies, DJ and an art project. Lots of fun!
Every Body, Every Day
April 21, 2017 Leave a comment
Congratulations to the winners of the Bike Safety Poster Contest sponsored by Decatur Active Living and Bicycle South. Winners’ posters will be displayed around town during May, which is National Bike Month. Be on the lookout and follow the safety tips!
For more information on Bike Month and biking in Decatur visit http://www.decaturga.com/biking.
GA Safe Routes to School Resource Center recently presented the “Bike the Extra Mile Award” to Renfroe student Mara Jones at the recent SRTS Palooza held at Morehouse College.
Mara is 12 years old and in 7th grade at Renfroe. She has been riding her bike to school since she was in kindergarten. Her ride in k-3 was 1.5 miles, 4-5 2.5 miles and Renfroe 2.3 miles. She is not stopped by rain or cold or hot weather. Over the years she has encouraged other people to ride their bikes. You may see her bike to school group biking down Sycamore in the mornings. Mara not only bikes to school but she also bikes to other activities.
Congratulations to Mara! We are so proud of her.
April 17, 2017 Leave a comment
Throughout each day, our minds are constantly racing. We’re continually thinking about what comes next, checking our things-to-do list and trying to stay ahead of schedule. Quite often, this leads to feelings of stress and tension. During these times, give yourself a much-needed break with mindful drawing. It will help wind down your frantic thoughts and restore your sense of calm and control. The goal isn’t to create wonderful art. In fact, there’s no reason to judge the art at all. Instead, it’s a process that helps you focus your thoughts to be mindfully in the moment. And it’s easy to do.
For more information on staying healthy, visit http://www.mondaycampaigns.org.
April 17, 2017 Leave a comment
Lace up your running shoes! It’s time for the most family-friendly 5K in all of Decatur! On April 29, Beat the Street for Little Feet, hosted by the Oakhurst Cooperative Preschool and proudly presented by Stivers Subaru, will celebrate 10 years of family fun, running and original art by New York Times bestselling author James Dean, creator of Pete the Cat.
Beat the Street 5K is a participating race in the Team Decatur Grand Prix series. More information at decaturga.com/teamdecatur.
Register at www.ocprace.com (discounted early bird registration is on now until April 21)
AND keep an eye out for the life-size Pete the Cat who will be visiting Decatur landmarks in the coming weeks, offering you many opportunities to sign up and run!
Oakhurst Cooperative Preschool is located at 830 West College Avenue behind Thankful Baptist Church. Race events will take place in the parking lot adjacent to the Church and bordering Mead Road.
April 14, 2017 Leave a comment
Due to the Easter Holiday, the monthly Third Sunday Stroll is cancelled for April. Join us on May 21st as we explore public art in the city.
The Third Thursday Walks have gone on hiatus.
Join Decatur Active Living for the 50+ Walks every Wednesday.
More information about walking in Decatur can be found at http://www.decaturga.com/walking.
Have a great weekend!