The community is invited to join DeKalb County District 3 Commissioner Larry Johnson to celebrate the Heart of South DeKalb Festival 2017. This year’s theme is “Honoring Our Senior Citizens for their Leadership, Legacy and Love.”
The festival, which showcases the best of South DeKalb’s local talent and businesses, will be held on Friday, Sept. 29, and Saturday, Sept. 30. The festivities begin on Friday at 6 p.m. at Rainbow Park, located next to the Porter Sanford Performing Arts Center, 3181 Rainbow Drive, Decatur. Bring your blanket or lawn chairs for the Friday Night Wind Down. There will be food trucks on site.
On Saturday, a parade and festival will resume at the Porter Sanford Performing Arts Center. The parade starts at 9:30 a.m. and the festival will follow with radio personality Sasha the Diva as host. A variety of family activities are planned for the day. Admission is free.