5 Things to Know Today: Aug. 22, 2012
Donate your used children's books to the Decatur Education Foundation.
Good morning, Decatur and Avondale Estates. Here are 5 Things to know about Wednesday, Aug. 22.
1. Weather. Mostly sunny highs in the mid-80s, lows in the mid-60s.
2. Help the DEF. The Decatur Education Foundation is collecting gently children's book for its annual used book sale Sept. 1 and 2. You can drop off books at Clairemont, Glennwood and Winnona Park elementary schools; the 4/5 Academy; Renfroe Middle; and the Little Shop of Stories.
3. Eat and do good. When you dine at Wahoo! at 1042 W College Ave. on Wednesday night, a portion of dinner sales will go to the East Lake Farmers Market. For information, visit www.wahoogrilldecatur.com.
4. Free class. The National Alliance on Mental Illness DeKalb presents a free 12-week course for family caregivers of individuals with serious mental illness. The class starts Aug. 26 in Decatur. Contact Janice at 770-498-5992 to sign up.
5. On this date. In 1933, a 10-foot long rattlesnake with a girth of 18 inches and 61 rattles was killed near Waynesboro, Ga. It was thought to be the largest rattlesnake killed in Georgia to that point.