Inside the May Issue
Cover Story: May is Arts Month in Decatur!
Decatur celebrates the start of summer with the annual Community Lantern Parade. Kids of all ages gather at the starting point, Color Wheel Studio, 508 E. Howard Ave., with their creative paper lanterns in every conceivable shape, size and configuration.
To participate, line up at Color Wheel after 8 p.m. Then the Black Sheep Ensemble, a local street band, will lead the high-stepping march to the downtown square, trailed by a joyous spectacle of glowing lanterns, luminous oversize puppets, lighted hats, and delighted faces.
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The Decatur Focus is the official newsletter of the City of Decatur. Supported by the City of Decatur, the Decatur Business Association and the Decatur Downtown Development Authority, the Focus is published 10 times per year and mailed to every household, business and professional license-holder in the city. January/February and July/August are combined issues.
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