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Weekend Planner

Want to know what's going on in the neighborhood this weekend? Patch lets you know.

It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue with a line up to suit all ages.

From a special storytime, to overnight relaying, to neighborhood barbecuing, enjoy these weekend bets.

1.  STORYTIME WITH MRS. DEAL, GEORGIA’S FIRST LADY

When/Where: Thursday from 9:30am to 10:15am in the

Why Go: Bring your children to join Mrs. Sandra Deal for a special storytime. Not only will your kids enjoy storytime, but at this kick-off event for the Path2College Destination College Savings Sweepstakes, you will learn how to enter a drawing to win a grand prize of $5,529 toward a Path2College savings account.

Pricing:  Free. No registration is required but the storytime will be geared toward children ages 3-6 years old.

2.  MELISSA FAY GREENE BOOK SIGNING & TALK

When/Where: Thursday evening at 7pm at the

Why Go: will host local favorite and prize-winning author Melissa Fay Greene reading from and signing her new book, No Biking in the House without a Helmet. Reservations are not required, and Eagle Eye will be selling Greene’s book at the event so you can get a copy signed.

Pricing: Free

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When/Where: This is an overnight event beginning at 7pm Friday evening and ending on Saturday morning at 7:00am in Adams Stadium, 2383 North Druid Hills Rd. 

Why Go: Relay for Life is the major fundraising event for the American Cancer Society - team members take turns walking all night to celebrate loved ones affected by cancer and to raise funds to fight the disease. Along with the walking relay, there will be contests,entertainment, and activities throughout the night. Register as an individual, join a team, or volunteer.

Pricing: $10 per person to register

4.  WHO LET THE DOGS OUT? and THE DEKALB COUNTY EXTENSION ANNUAL FESTIVAL

When/Where: Saturday from 11am to 3pm at

Why Go: One mall, same time - two events!  Who Let the Dogs Out? (on the East Parking Lot) is an event for you and your best dog friend featuring dog contests, K-9 Unit demonstrations, and emergency vehicles for children to have a photo taken. The DeKalb County Extension Annual Festival (held in the Mall Food Court area) will feature a plant and vegetable sale, a container garden display, bird house building, nutrition information and information about 4-H in DeKalb.

Pricing: Free to attend both events

5.  WOODLAND HILLS SPRING BBQ

When/Where:  Saturday from noon to 3pm at

Why Go: Get to know your neighbors! The Woodland Hills Neighborhood Association is hosting this third annual BBQ featuring great food, door prizes from local businesses, and a moonwalk for young children.

Pricing: Free to join the fun

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