Tuesday, April 2, 2013
A mother tells police her son received a black eye from a counselor.
A counselor at the Tucker Recreation Center kicked a young boy in the face with his knee, according to a report filed by the DeKalb County Police Department. The incident occurred on Friday, March 29 during an after-school program, the report stated. Latasha Threat told police her son came home with a bruise under his left eye that was caused by a counselor who got angry when the boy disobeyed him. When interviewed by police, the boy said he had asked permission to get his iPod from his bag and the counselor said no. "He stated he attempted to go around the counselor (who) assaulted him with his knee as he was going down the stairs," the report said. "As he was running by the counselor, he 'sneaked him' by slapping the counselor on the …
Monday, March 4, 2013
Lovers of local history get a chance to mingle.
Please join us for our March meeting Monday, March 4 at 6:45 p.m. at the Tucker Recreation Center in Room 20. If you park in the back, go to the hall on the right side of the building. We will have a direction sign posted to help you. Our guest speaker will be Robert Cook, who grew up in Tucker and is fondly remembered by many of our members. He will share his memories of his childhood, school days and family ties over the years. The Tucker Recreation Center has changed their hours and now closes at 8:30 p.m. In light of that change, we are moving our meeting time up to 6:45 p.m. to give us all a chance to arrive and visit before Robert is introduced. We hope you can be with us! Related items on Tucker Patch
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Join Tucker Civic Association for the first Tucker Lifelong Community educational program.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Thursday, February 21
By Beth White Ganga Please join Tucker Civic Association (TCA) on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at Tucker First Baptist Church for the first in a series of Tucker Lifelong Community (TLC) educational programs. Each of the monthly sessions will feature two speakers representing local services, businesses or organizations. The purpose of these programs is to offer Tucker residents a chance to “get to know” some of the great opportunities and resources in our community that they might not be aware of. The speakers for the first meeting are William Smith, Director of the Tucker Recreation Center, and Dawn Hines, Master Gardener. Smith will be discussing the activities and programs (for all ages) that the center offers. He will be bringing …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Thank you all for a memorable night of rhythm and spirit.
The Executive Committee of AAAFDD would like to send very special thanks to the wonderful people at the Tucker Recreation Center and to the many supporters, friends, and families of the community who made the Blue Grass Pot Luck Social another HUGE success. The food was scrumptious and the entertainment provided by Viva and Neil Araki was fabulous and energizing! We appreciate everyone who shared in making this event truly memorable.
Friday, October 5, 2012
Registration for the league is now open at Tucker Recreation Center.
Registration for the Men’s Adult Basketball League is open now at Tucker Recreation Center. Participants can sign up for two divisions – ages 18 to 34 or 35 and over. Registration is $400 per team. The season, which begins in December, will include eight regular games, and all teams must provide their own uniforms. Payments should be made payable to DeKalb County Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs by cashier’s check or money order. Registration closes on Friday, Nov. 30. For more information, call Mike Cavanaugh, Athletics Program Coordinator, at 678-937-8919.
Friday, July 27, 2012
Tucker Recreation Center is one of several locations in DeKalb.
Early voting ends Friday at 7 p.m. for the July 31 Primary at various county locations, including Tucker. Remember School Board Seats for the Tucker Area: District 4: Paul Womack (I) - Jim Kinney, Tom Gilbert, Jim McMahon District 8: Pam Speaks (I) - Michelle Clark Early Voting Locations until July 27 - Hours 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. at all locations Tucker Recreation Center 4898 LaVista Road Tucker, GA 30084 Downtown Decatur - Clark Harrison Building 330 W. Ponce de Leon, Room A Decatur, GA 30030 South DeKalb - Community Achievement Center, Inc. 4522 Flat Shoals Parkway Decatur, GA 30034 North DeKalb - Chamblee City Hall 5468 Peachtree Road Chamblee, GA 30341 East DeKalb - New Bethel AME 8350 Rockbridge Road Lithonia, GA 30058 Disabled and senior …
Monday, June 18, 2012
New date for this month's event is Tuesday, June 26.
The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) will be hosting a Rain Barrel Workshop for DeKalb County citizens at the Tucker Recreation Center on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Collecting rain water in rain barrels for use during dry months is an excellent way to conserve water and reduce your water bill. During the workshop there will be instructions on rain barrel maintenance and water conservation landscaping. The workshop will be open to the first 20 DeKalb County residents who sign up. This is a “hands-on” workshop where residents will make their own rain barrels with DWM assistance. The cost of the workshop is $30.00 and will include all the materials to make your very own barrel. The deadline to …
Monday, May 7, 2012
The academy operates in Tucker and at Lake Lanier.
Monday, May 7, 2012
Windsong Sailing Academy, with facilities at Lake Lanier and Tucker, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year—a proud accomplishment for a land-locked sailing school. A successful computer engineer, Captain Dave Crumbley, President and CEO, launched Windsong Sailing Academy in 1987, when he could no longer ignore his love of being on the water. Under Crumbley’s direction, Windsong operates as an American Sailing Association (A.S.A.) training and certification facility, and is distinguished as the longest running A.S.A. academy on Lake Lanier. Today, Windsong provides six levels of accreditation, from basic sailing to celestial navigation, in addition to offering a number of elective classes on an array of topics, like emergency planning, …
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Teacher Kris Leach sends out a message explaining the end of pottery classes at the center.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Hello Tucker Rec Potters, First my apologies that many of you did not hear this news from me first. I realized only yesterday that an email was sent out telling everyone that I will not be continuing the MudRoom without my knowledge. I don't know what was in that email, but I do want you all to hear from me, as it is my news to tell. The current eight week session will be ending Saturday, April 27. I will be in the studio during my regular office hours firing kilns, preping glazes, and will be happy, as usual, to do demos and teach any students who would like to join me. I will not be able to continue for future sessions at this time because of the low number of registered students. There is simply not enough interest at this time to make …
Monday, April 2, 2012
The March of Dimes is finding new ways to raise funds locally.
From now until the end of June, anyone who wants to can take line dancing classes at the Tucker Recreation Center for a very good cause. The March of Dimes, in conjunction with the DeKalb County Police Department and the county's District Attorney's office, is organizing the classes that take place every Thursday at the center from 7 until 8:30 p.m. The plan is to have a line dance competition on June 30 that will raise funds for the Healthier Babies program, as will the $5 fee per class. More information is available by calling 770-270-6226. The Rec Center is located at 4898 LaVista Rd, Tucker 30084.