Decatur Dispatch - April 2019

• LOCAL, POSITIVE COMMUNITY NEWS H ometown n ews A tlAntA Volume 29, No. 4 • APRIL 2019 Decatur Dispatch Covering De atur, Druid Hills, Emory, Sage Hill, Toco Hill, & Avondale Estates PRICELESS ISSUE! Continued on page 13 DeKalb Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs to Hold Kite Festival DeKalb County Department of Rec- reation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will host the first Kites over DeKalb Festival Sunday, April 14, from noon to 4 p.m. at Wade Walker Park, 5605 Rockbridge Road in Stone Mountain. This free family event is open for all ages. The event will feature music, bounce houses, kite-flying demonstrations, con- tests and food vendors. Participants may bring their own kites or create one at the free kite-making station while supplies last. To access online registration, please visit www.kitesoverdekalb.eventbrite. com. – DeKalb County release Decatur Dog Parks have been busy with families, neighbors and four-legged friends visiting and playing together. Dog parks give citizens and their dogs an opportunity to exercise and socialize. Kids can discover that most dogs are friendly and fun. Visit a dog park soon. Remember that dogs must be under the control of a responsible person and obe- dient to commands. Watch out for slob- bery tennis balls and flying Frisbees! Dog Park Locations ADAIR DOG PARK , in Adair Park. Easy access from Trinity Avenue near the DeKalb History Center's historic complex. Limited street parking only. Please respect the property of homeown- ers. Totally enclosed with fencing. GLENLAKE DOG PARK , in Glenlake Park, 1121 Church St., behind the lower ball field. Limited parking near the ten- nis center and at the Norris Street lot. Totally enclosed with fencing. OAKHURST DOG PARK , next to the Boys & Girls Club, 450 East Lake Dr. Parking at Oakhurst Park in Third Ave- nue lot. No parking in Boys & Girls Club or Oakhurst Presbyterian Church lots. No dogs allowed on Boys & Girls Club property. Totally enclosed with fencing. Decatur Dog Park Rules (Decatur Residents Only) • Dogs must be licensed with a current tag. • Dogs must be under the control of a responsible adult and obedient to that person's commands. • Children must be closely supervised. • Animal waste must be removed immediately and deposited in suitable containers. City of Decatur Dog Parks