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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The Decatur Beach Party on Friday June 21

Come and celebrate the kick-off of summer Decatur style at The Decatur Beach Party on Friday, June 21 from 5 to 11 pm in downtown Decatur. This is truly where the beach meets the street with a sandy “beach”, kids activities, DJ, live music, and more. Best of all, admission is now FREE.

Gather up those sand toys and come ready to play as this year there will be even more beach than before, with 80 tons sand hitting Ponce De Leon Avenue. Kids’ activities will line the boardwalk area, including a toddler play area, and big kid fun with a rock climbing wall, dunk tank, and more.
Kids area will be open 5 - 9pm

Thursday, April 4, 2019

AN INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL FOR THE VERY YOUNG

This sent in by: Kathleen Covington, Content Strategist, Alliance Theatre

ALLIANCE THEATRE, ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, AND HIGH MUSEUM OF ART

ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE FIFTH ANNUAL

TODDLER TAKEOVER

AN INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL FOR THE VERY YOUNG

 

MAY 11-12, 2019, AT THE WOODRUFF ARTS CENTER

 

Toddler Takeover is presented in conjunction with the Theatre for Young Audiences/USA (TYA/USA) National Festival & Conference, hosted by the Alliance Theatre, bringing together international theater companies who will perform as part of Toddler Takeover

 

ATLANTA, April 2, 2019 — The Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and High Museum of Art are pleased to announce the 2019 Toddler Takeover, an arts festival for the very young, May 11-12, 2019, at the Woodruff Arts Center.  Tickets are on sale now at



 

This one-of-a-kind experience developed for children age newborn through 5-years-old will feature international theatre for the very young performances from South Korea, the UK and Australia, performances from the Alliance Theatre’s Kathy & Ken Bernhardt Theatre for the Young, toddler tours, art-making at the High Museum of Art, performances with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and much more.  Festival tickets also include admission to the High Museum of Art.  During the festival, the Woodruff Arts Center will open its doors to the youngest members of our community with the goal of inspiring the next generation through world-class artistic experiences and arts-based workshops.

 

TYA/USA, the national organization that provides advocacy and resources to the field of Theatre for Young Audiences, in collaboration with the Alliance Theatre, will present the 2019 TYA/USA National Festival & Conference May 8-11, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.  Thanks to the timing and location of the conference, Toddler Takeover audiences will get to experience new work from theater companies all over the world who are developing new plays for very young audience members.  For more information about the TYA/USA Conference, visit


Thursday, March 28, 2019

Looking Back to 1955 - First Baptist Church in Decatur

The First Baptist Church at the corner of Church St. and Trinity Pl. was torn down in 1955.
The Church was built in 1926.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019