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Think there’s nothing to do in Douglasville?  Think again!

American Legion Post 145 Breakfast
January 3, 2009- February 3, 2009 : 9am to noon
Made to order breakfast: pick or choose what you want, order only what you can eat, no sharing please. Eggs,Biscuit,gravy, home fries, pancakes, toast, grits, bacon,sausage,french toast,fried bologna.  Includes beverage$6.00/children under 12 are $3.00  Every Sunday until further notice
For more information, contact Carolyn Gish/Frank Ilnicki at 770-947-9727/489-1605 or

January 20, 2009- February 16, 2009 : 6:00 AM-7:30 A.M.
Where? Boundary Waters Aquatic Center
This program is for Adults age19 and up. It will include all skill levels from beginner to ex-competitive swimmers. Great for those who are preparing for triathlons, but not limited to triathletes. We will work on all four strokes, turns, technique, core strength, proper muscle care, endurance, and breath control. Join us Tuesday and Thursday Mornings @ 6AM Ongoing DC Resident $50.00 mo.OUT of county $65.00 mo.
For more information, contact Julie Ivey at 770-489-2175 or

Super Bowl Party
February 1, 2009: 5:00 p.m.
Where? Woodie Fite Senior Center
Super Bowl Party for adults over the age of 55.
For more information, contact Rhonda Case at 678-626-5630 or

February 3, 2009: 10:00 a.m.
Where? Citizen’s Hall, Douglas County Courthouse
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing during its regularly scheduled 10 a.m. meeting on Tuesday, February 3rd, in Citizen’s Hall of the Douglas County Courthouse, 8700 Hospital Drive, to consider the following:
proposed changes to the Douglas County Code of Ordinances concerning Historic Preservation in Article XXI of Chapter 6.
The Public is invited and encouraged to attend and participate in the Public Hearing.
For more information, contact Lisa Watson at 770.920.7266 or

Wednesday, February 4th: Child Safety Seat Inspections by Safe Kids Douglas County
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Babies R Us parking lot, 6875 Douglas Boulevard ~ drive-ups welcome but appointments appreciated
To schedule an appointment or for information on reduced fee car safety seats, call 770.949.5155
a program of Cobb and Douglas Public Health

Friday Night Gym and Swim
February 6, 2009: 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Where? Drop off at Deer Lick Park Activity Center
Night out for kids ages 13 to 15. Bring swim clothes for a trip to the Aquatic Center and gym clothing for games in the Deer Lick Gym. Kids must be dropped off by 6:00 p.m. and will not be available for pick up before 10:00 p.m.; Space is limited; must have 10 participants to make the trip; $25 per teen.
For more information, contact Tanya Jackson at 770-920-7129or

Saturday, February 7th: Contemporary Prints from South Africa Exhibit Opening at the Cultural Arts Center
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., 8652 Campbellton Street ~ Open to the Public, Free Admission ~ an exhibition of lithographs, etchings and artists books created at Caversham Press in Kwazulu-Natal ~ On view through February 27th

Saturday, February 7th: Douglas County Night at the Atlanta Hawks
7:00 p.m., Philips Arena ~ Hawks vs. Los Angeles Clippers ~ Youth Basketball Teams and Citizens Invited!
To order tickets or for more information, call Shaka Dennison, 404.878.3561 ~ groups welcome
a program of the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department

Sunday, February 8th: Poker Tournament to Benefit the SHARE House
1:00 p.m., Irish Bred Pub, downtown Douglasville ~ $50 donation benefits the SHARE House, a shelter for battered women and their children ~ Grand Prize: Weekend for two at Beau Rivage Hotel and Casino, Biloxi
For more information, contact David, 770.853.9545,

Tuesday, February 10th: Child Internet Safety and Awareness. It’s not just computers anymore…
7:00 p.m., St. Julian’s Episcopal Church, 5400 Stewarts Mill Road ~ Free Admission, Open to the Public ~ Presented by the Junior League of Douglas County as a Free Service to the Citizens of Douglas County ~ Presenter: Connie White of the ESafe Georgia Project which works in coordination with the US Attorney’s Office, the GBI and the Juvenile Justice Fund to promote Internet safety ~ program will include parental control features in cell phones, Wii, Xbox 360, MySpace, Webkinz, World of Warcraft, Second Life and more programs