September 3-4, 2016
Reading comes full circle at this literacy fundraiser. Local residents donate gently used children’s books which we sell during the Decatur Book Festival. Funds are reinvested into literacy programs across our community.
October 8, 2016
Oakhurst Fifth Avenue 5K
Co-hosted by F.AVE and DEF, this event features a 5K through the beautiful streets of Oakhurst as well as a chance to join your city commissioners and mayor during The Mayor’s Mile.
October 13, 2016
Boil & Brew
Our community turns up the heat in October at the annual Boil & Brew. This great event features a live auction, boil tastes from local restaurant favorites and craft beer and wine selections.
February 25, 2017
Mead Road Mardi Gras Parade
New Orleans comes to Decatur each February at the Mead Road Mardi Gras Parade and Party. Of course what makes Mardi Gras special is the focus on music and all proceeds support music grants across City Schools of Decatur.
March 11, 2017
Decatur’s largest 5K event happens each March and brings out 3,000 residents from age 2-82. The tour features a one-mile fun run and tot trot in addition to the 5K so be sure to bring the whole family.
June 10, 2017
Eat and Greet
Three things define Decatur: great schools, unique homes, and delicious food. Decatur Education Foundation puts these things together at the annual Eat & Greet Progressive Dinner and Home Tour. Your ticket not only guarantees a memorable evening with friends, but also supports children across our community.
May 18, 2017
Celebration of Excellence
At the close of each school year, DEF honors our scholarships recipients at the Celebration of Excellence at Agnes Scott College. It is a special evening that highlights the stories of those for who our scholarships are named and celebrates the the accomplishments of our graduates as they move on to their next educational chapter.
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