Here's your planner for the coming weekend:
Where/When: , 910 W. College Ave., Decatur, Saturday, July 23, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Why go: Wear your best city chic to “Uplift Africa,” Pan Africana Fashion Show. The cocktail reception begins at 6 p.m., with the runway show starting promptly at 7 p.m. There will be a raffle and gift bags, but the real deal is helping to raise funds and empower women beyond borders.
Pricing: $50 per person/$75 per couple – for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 770-403-1814.
Where/When: , 111 Sycamore St., Decatur, Thursday, July 21, 5:30 p.m.
Why go: Who doesn’t want to Feestdag Belgian Independence Day? Enjoy it in Decatur this year!
Pricing: Free/varies with food and drink purchases.
Where/When: PAWS Atlanta, 5287 Covington Hwy, Decatur, Sunday, July 24, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Why go: As a no-kill shelter serving all of Metro Atlanta, all animals are spayed/neutered, microchipped and current on all vaccinations. BONUS: Every adopter will receive a wonderful "goody bag" of pet supplies from our partners in the pet community.
Pricing: Free/varies with purchases or adoptions.
Where/When: , 215 Sycamore St., Decatur, Thursday, July 21, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Why go: Get your young folks out of the heat and into the library to work with beads to make bracelets and all kinds of other bling. Ages 10 – 17 are appropriate for this event.
Pricing: Call: 404-370-3070 or see: http://www.dekalblibrary.org/branches/decatur.html
Where/When: , 175 Laredo Dr., Decatur, Monday, July 25, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Why go: Attend the opening reception for Mary Briggs Landscape Pottery exhibit, which will run through August 6th.
Pricing: Free – for more info: www.mudfire.com/gallery.htm