Weekend Planner: 'Copenhagen,' 5K at Agnes Scott, Adult Prom, Sunday Ride in Avondale Estates

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

When/where: 8 a.m. Friday, April 27, Saturday, April 28, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at the , 119 Center St., Avondale Estates. Same times for Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through May 20.

Why go: The Academy Theatre 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: 5 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at , 141 E. College Ave., Decatur.

Why go: The race is great for runners who don't like to wake up early. It benefits the DeKalb Rape Crisis Center. Stay after the race for Decatur's largest pizza party, children’s activities and awards. The Decatur band “JoyScout” will play their blend of folk, rock and alternative contry.

Price: Register online at www.active.com or in-person at any Phidippides location. Adult registration is $30. Youth registration, ages 12 and under, is $20.

Adult Prom in Decatur

When/where: 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at Function, 508 E. Howard Ave., Decatur.

Why go: You get to dress up for a change. The event supports the Decatur Education Foundation.

Price: Tickets are $35 and include great Decatur food, two drinks and tunes spun by DJ Aaron Hillegass.

When/where: 11 a.m. Sunday, April 29, at 21 N. Avondale Plaza, Avondale Estates.

Why go: Four miles of streets have been turned into a vast park avialable for walkers, joggers, bikers, scooters or skaters -- anybody using muscle-powered transportation to replace motor vehicles.

Price: Free.

When/where: 3 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at the at 133 E. Court Square, Decatur.

Why go: Donnie Winokur will talk about her book Nuzzle: Love Between a Boy and His Service Dog and share her family's inspiring story.

Price: Free.


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