Weekend Planner: Football Clinic, Rock at DHS, 'Copenhagen,' Civic Chorus, Running and Meditation, Yard Sales

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

When/where: Check-in at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 18, at , 310 N. McDonough St., Decatur. Clinic runs from 6 to 8:15 p.m.

Why go: The new DHS coach, Brad Waggoner, is trying to get young kids interested in youth football to grow the overall football program in Decatur.

Price: Free but space is limited. This clinic is only for first through fifth-graders. To register in advance, send an E-mail to clinic@dhyf.org with your child’s name, grade, and school. A waiver is required. Contact Coach Balch for more clinic info at alanbalch@yahoo.com or 404-373-6255.

Rock 'n' Roll Review At DHS

When/where: 7 p.m. Friday, May 18, and 2 and 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Decatur High Performing Arts Center.

Why go: To hear some good local bands, and the added bonus of the Faculty Band at 6:30 p.m. Friday only. The Smeagles, N16s, Mountain Men and Dinosaur Sr. will be playing songs from before they were born.

Price: $5.

When/where: 8 a.m. Friday, May 18, and Saturday, May 19, and and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at the , 119 Center St., Avondale Estates.

Why go: This is your last chance to see this Tony-award winning play at the Academy Theatre, which says, "At its heart, this play questions who gets to decide who gets nuclear weapons and what responsibility scientists have to a human race which may not have the best interests for their discoveries at heart?"

Price: $15 online. Available at the door.

When/where: 7 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at 232 Mount Vernon Drive, Decatur.

Why go: You will find lots of bargains.

Price: Free admission.

When/where: 9 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at , 431 W. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur.

Why go: Fleet Feet says, "This free workshop is designed for runners and walkers of all levels and will introduce us to the practices of sitting, walking and running meditation. After working with our mind in stillness, we will learn how to bring our practice into our running using principles presented in Sakyong Mipham's book 'Running with the Mind of Meditation.' "

Price: Free.

When/where: 10 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at the , 465 Clairemont Ave., Decatur.

Why go: Lots of bargains.

Price: Free admission.

When/where: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at the , 215 Sycamore St., Decatur.

Why go: Josh Batchelder, the graphologist, is returning to talk about what your handwriting indicates about you. Bring your family and friends and learn some of the shortcuts professionals use to assess you through your handwriting.

Price: Free.

When/where: 7 p.m. Saturday, May 19, on the Decatur Square.

Why go: To hear free music from Tom Hill and The Midnight Suns. They play oldies and r&b covers.

Price: I said free, didn't I?

When/where: 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at the Decatur First Baptist Church at 308 Clairemont Ave., Decatur.

Why go: For great music performed by your friends and neighbors. The chorus will perform selections from the Broadway hit show, “Les Miserables,” Requiem by Gabriel Faure and a salute to the U.S.A.

Price: Free.


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