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Monday Essentials: Outspoken Priest, Driver Safety, Team Hope Walk and More

What's going on in the Decatur and Avondale Estates area this week.

Team Hope 2012.
Team Hope 2012.
Here are five of the many things going on in the Decatur/Avondale Estates area this week.

Father Roy Bourgeois. Father Roy, the founder of the School of Americas Watch and an outspoken advocate for the ordination of women as priests, will speak on “Disturbing the Peace” at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at Cannon Chapel, 515 South Kilgo Circle, on the Emory campus. Q&A and dessert/reception will follow.  Free admission; free parking at Peavine visitors lot and Peavine deck. More info: www.georgiapeace.org, georgiapeaceatl@gmail.com, https://www.facebook.com/events/567094610018493/ or 404-563-1633.

Driver Safety. Attorney Aaron Marks and the Decatur Fire Department's Capt. Stephanie Burton will be offering the Georgia PRIDE (Parents Reducing Injuries and Driver Error) program for driver safety. More information here. The class will take place 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore St.

Team Hope Walk 2013. The Georgia chapter of the Huntington's Disease Society of America sponsors this event at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Mason Mill Park. Register your team at www.hdsa.org/thwatlanta For more information, you can contact Jenny Arnett at jenny.arnett. 2012@gmail.com

Stories Among the Stars. Fernbank Science Center and the Southern Order of Storytellers collaborate on this fund-raising event at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, marking the autumnal equinox. As the star projector depicts the night sky on the planetarium dome, storytellers will share tales of the autumn constellations. An astronomer will lead a tour of the season's brightest stars, and answer questions about the reason for the seasons. Advance tickets available at the Fernbank site.

Concerts on the Square. The free concerts in September continue on the square in downtown Decatur, with Troy Cono Band from 7-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21.

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