|Happenings around DeKalb|
Flat Rock’s Heritage Weekend set Oct. 19-21
This month, the Flat Rock Archive will host its Heritage Weekend to celebrate the historic community located in unincorporated Lithonia.
Flat Rock’s events start on Oct. 19, 2 – 5 p.m., when DeKalb County’s Stonecrest Library, 3121 Klondike Road, Lithonia hosts the “Where Home Is” documentary.
Learn about the history of the Flat Rock Community and hear firsthand memories of local community members.
Festivities continue on Oct. 20 at the Flat Rock Archive, 3979 Crossvale Road, Lithonia. From 1– 4 p.m., there will be food, games, horseback riding, local vendors and fun games for the entire family. Heritage Weekend concludes on Oct. 21, 11 a.m., when the Flat Rock Community Church, 4542 Evans Mill Road, Lithonia, hosts Friends and Family Day. 770-335-3450.
Fairington invites community to fall carnival
Fairington Elementary School’s PTSA is a hosting a fall carnival that will be filled with loads of family fun. its fall carnival for the community on Oct. 20, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Oct. 20 carnival will be held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the school, located at 5505 Phillip Bradley Drive, Lithonia. Bring the kids out to enjoy the inflatables, carnival games, and of course, carnival treats such as snow cones, popcorn and homemade lemonade. Activity wristbands are $10 per person.
The PTSA also is seeking vendors for the carnivals. Vendor tables are available for just $25.
For more information or to get a wristband in advance, call 678-676-8702 or 404-200-7808.
District Attorney, Dunwoody police to host town hall
DECATUR—DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James and Dunwoody Police Chief Billy Grogan will host a Town Hall meeting and community breakfast on Oct. 20, 8:30 a.m., at Kingsley Elementary School, 2051 Brendon Drive, Dunwoody.
Dunwoody residents, homeowner associations and business owners are encouraged to attend the free event.
“This is an interactive community event that allows residents and business owners an opportunity to directly interface with various arms of public safety here in DeKalb County. We will be able to engage in active dialogue concerning any public safety issues and concerns, ” James said.
Organizers say the meeting will educate and empower residents about crime prevention, community resources and various public safety initiatives.
“We will empower parents to protect their children from online predators,” Grogan said. “We are encouraging PTAs, church groups and neighborhood organizations to join us for this important town hall meeting.”