Weekend Planner: St. Paddy's Day, Road Races, Jazz, Pro Wrestling, Family Fun Fitness, Electronics Recycling, Landscaping Class and Eating Cereal

Don't just sit there -- get out of the house this weekend!

This will be a busy weekend in Decatur and Avondale Estates.

It's Saint Patrick's Day on Saturday, and many bars and restaurants will have special events. .

On Sunday, runners will abound. comes through Decatur. On Saturday, will be held at the Agnes Scott College track.

But if you still can't think of anything to do this weekend, try these ideas.

When/Where: 8 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at , 419 W. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur.

Why go: You'll get to hear some young local musicians in a relaxed atmosphere.

Price: No cover.

Pro wrestling in Avondale Estates

When/where: 8 p.m. on Friday, March 16, at at 119 Center St., Avondale Estates.

Why go: Body slams. Eye gouging. Screams of agony.

Price: Tickets are $8. Available at the door or order online.

When/where: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at the Museum School at 3191 Covington Highway in Avondale Estates.

Why go: Fitness demonstrations, relay races, rock climbing and obstacle courses get everyone moving while local farmers sharing produce and gourmet chefs offer samples and meal planning education.  Free health screenings are offered for blood pressure, glucose and BMI. For information, go to www.­family­funfitnessday.­com.

Price: $5. Fee waived for senior citizens and people only coming for screenings.

When/where: 9 a.m. Saturday, March 17, at Decatur Public Works, 2635 Talley St., Decatur. Make sure to enter off Columbia Drive.

Why go: Because this is a safe, environmentally responsible way to get rid of your old computers, printers and television sets.

Price: Free except for television sets, which will have a fee of $10 each.

When/where: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 17, at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St., Decatur.

Why go: Anne-Marie Anderson, known as "The Celtic Gardener," will teach you how to create a low-maintenance, environmentally responsible landscape. Learn basic design principles to enhance curb appeal and maximize your outdoor real estate.

Price: Free.

When/where: Starting at 6 a.m. Saturday, March 17, at Cafe' Campesino Coffee Bar at 209 Edgewood, Atlanta.

Why go: Because you don't have to be a kid to love cereal.

Price: $2.50 per person.


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