Weekend Planner: 5 Fun Things to Do

Don't just sit around this weekend -- Get Out and do something!

1. Living Walls Party on the Square

When/where: 4-10 p.m. Saturday, July 14, on the Decatur Square.

Why go: Living Walls, which defines itself as "a nonprofit organization that brings together street artists, academics and the public at large to activate and engage communities," invites everybody to stroll on the square for a night of music, cornhole, food and drinks. For more information and the band lineup, go to the event Facebook page.

Price: Free admission.

When/where: 7 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at Little Creek Farm at at 2015 Lawrenceville Highway, Decatur.

Why go: What better place to watch "The Black Stallion" than a horse meadow? Doors open at 7 p.m. and a kid-friendly, interactive DJ  pre-show starts at 7:30 p.m. The movie starts at 8:30 p.m. Bring a basket of food or buy at the show. No glass containers or alcohol allowed. For more info, go to the Little Creek Farm webpage.

Price: $5.

3. Crossroads & Origins Fusion Belly Dance Show

When/where: 8 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at the Academy Theatre in Avondale Estates.

Why go: To see masters of belly dance as well as other styles of dance such as Flamenco, North African, Moroccan, Trance, Silvestre and old school belly
dance. You can also join the Friday night opening lecture presentation by Donna Mejia, winner of the 2011 Fulbright Association Selma Jeanne Cohen Endowed Lecture in International Dance Scholarship. It starts at 7 p.m.

Price: $20 in advance, $25 at the door.

When/where: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at the at 1100 Clairemont Ave., Decatur.

Why go: This is a close-to-home run through Decatur's beautiful neighborhoods. The Atlanta Track Club and the YMCA sponor this event for runners 9 and up.

Price: $10.

When/where: 10 a.m. Saturday, July 14, at at 1 N. Clarendon Ave., Avondale Estates.

Why go: You know you need a digital image of your pooch or cat in a summer-themed photo. Appointments are scheduled in 15-minute increments at the Second Life website. Walk-ins will be accepted on a space-available basis.  For questions, call Second Life at 678-974-5671 or send an email to contactus@secondlifeatlanta.org.

Price: $25.




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