Monday, September 25, 2017
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Please print this for the office bulletin board, or forward it to a friend or co-worker. Help bring our community together by passing "Happenings" along to others!
Douglas County Museum of History & Art, 6754 Broad Street, downtown - Free Admission, Open to the Public
Beulah Ruritan Park, McKown Road - Free Admission, Open to the Public - Every Saturday at 10 a.m. - No registration required - Just show up and have fun!
Contact Coach Phillip Troglin aka Frog at 770.941.2209 or
Free program to educate adult citizens how to prepare for emergencies that might impact them, and trains in basic disaster preparedness skills such as fire safety, light search & rescue and disaster medical operations. CERT members are vital to a community in times of crises. CERT training is managed by the Douglas County Emergency Management Agency.
Classes will be on Tuesdays for an 8-week period beginning October 3rd, 2 1/2-hour class each night. Register through contact information below.
Contact Carol Smith at 770.949.3007 or
Discounts on Registrations by October 13th - please register on-line at link
Health Fair will be held in conjunction with the race ($150 per table) - please register at e-mail below
5K, One-Mile Youth, Tot Trot, and Doggie Run Run - Saturday, October 21st
8799 Edinburgh Drive, Winston (clubhouse), multiple homes participating - Open to the Public, Free Admission
4462 Whistle Stop Lane and throughout the subdivision - Free Admission, Open to the Public
Douglas County Courthouse, 8700 Hospital Drive - Free Admission, Open to the Public - Douglas County's largest annual festival!
Community Marketplace with over 100 vendors & exhibitors - Food Court - Free Train Ride, Carnival Ride, Inflatable Games & Rock Climbing Wall - Touch-a-Truck vehicles & equipment from public safety agencies - Free Computerized Child ID Program - Pet Adoptions from the Douglas County Animal Shelter - and lots more!
Contact Wes Tallon, Director of Communications & Community Relations at 770.920.7593 or
Shepherd of the Hills United Methodist Church, 4283 Chapel Hill Road - Free Admission, Open to the Public - great for photos and pumpkins for sale
Douglas County Courthouse, 8700 Hospital Drive, 3rd floor - featuring the talents of Douglas County citizens on the selected theme
Submittals from Citizens Accepted: September 27th - 28th
Opening Reception: Tuesday, October 3rd, 4:30 - 6 p.m.
On display through November 1st
Contact Wes Tallon, Director, Communications & Community Relations at 770.920.7593 or
Victorious Kidz Academy, 6544 Malone Road - Free Admission, Open to the Public - one-on-one conversations on any topic
Contact Commissioner Henry Mitchell, III at 770.920.7266 or
3900 Bankhead Highway, Lithia Springs - Open to the Public - games, prizes, construction touch-a-truck, food, music, and lots more to raise funds to feed 556 children from 20 schools when they go home to empty cupboards
Deer Lick Park Gym, 2105 Mack Road - Free Admission, Open to the Public - opportunity for local service providers and the public to network and learn about the resources our community has to offer
Contact Jill Hopson at
New Manchester High School Theatre, 4925 Ga Hwy 92/166 - $5 students/$7 adults - presented by the FAME (Fine Arts Magnet Education) Program
Douglasville Public Safety Complex, 2083 Fairburn Road - Free Admission, Open to the Public
community resources, safety information, K9 demos, touch-a-truck, building tours, meet & greet public safety officers, pet adoptions, food trucks, arts & crafts, vendor booths, music, inflatables and more! Bring a new unwrapped toy for the PD Toy Drive!
Contact Tammy Jewell at 678.293.1793 or
Douglas County Courthouse, 8700 Hospital Drive, Douglasville ~ 770.949.2000
Televised live on dctv23 and simulcast live on www.CelebrateDouglasCounty.com
Multi-modal Transportation Center, 8800 Dorris Road
Open Weekdays 5 a.m. - 7 p.m., 770.949.7665, www.DouglasCountyRideshare.com
Commissioners' Board Room, 3rd floor, Douglas County Courthouse, 8700 Hospital Drive - Free Admission, Open to the Public - Meeting videotaped for placement on web site and social media
Citizen's Hall, Douglas County Courthouse, 8700 Hospital Drive - Free Admission, Open to the Public - Broadcast live
9030 Georgia Highway 5 at Gurley Road (next to Hunter Park)
P. O. Box 1077, Douglasville 30133 ~ 770.651.2000
DCSS Listens is a series of town hall-style meetings to provide an open forum for families & community members to offer ideas and suggestions directly to the DCSS System Leadership team.
Tuesday, October 3, 7 p.m., Lithia Springs High School, 2520 East County Line Road
Thursday, October 12, 7 p.m., North Douglas Elementary School, 1630 Dorris Road
Thursday, October 26, 7 p.m., Douglas County High School, 8705 Campbellton Street
Free Admission, Open to the Public
Contact Davin Auble, Director of Advocacy & Community Engagement at 770.651.2047 or
6658 Church Street, Douglasville ~ 770.942.5022
Free for Members, $20 Guests
Douglas County Happenings is a program of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners through its Department of Communications & Community Relations as a public service to our citizens. Our e-mail list is not published or sold. Listings in Happenings are limited to events open to the general Public that involve government, not-for-profit or charitable events. Deadline for submittal is Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m. to email@example.com.