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Child safety event at Decatur Hyundai

Hyundai of Decatur will offer free FBI quality digital fingerprints and photographs for all children attending the Safety in Prints Program.

The event, one of the top child safety programs in the country, is Friday from noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the dealership at 1211 Beltline Road S.W.

In addition to S.I.P. Kids, there will be karate and gymnastics demos and face painting.

The only record of the visit will go home directly with parents for safekeeping.

For more information, contact Gary Smith at 340-1616.

- Ronnie Thomas

Easter Egg Hunt Friday in Decatur

The Northwest Youth Association is holding an Easter Egg Hunt on Friday at 5:30 p.m. at Cashin Wheeler baseball park next to Benjamin Davis Elementary School in Decatur.

Children ages 1 to 13 may participate. Prize eggs and one golden cash egg will be hidden.

- Amy Pollick

Play on ‘St. John’ coming to Trinity

TRINITY — Trinity United Methodist Church will present “St. John the Apostle” beginning Thursday night and continuing through Saturday.

The 90-minute monologue featuring music director Ray Phillips as St. John takes the audience back to A.D. 96 on the Isle of Patmos. The story reveals the ways Jesus impacted the world through St. John’s eyes.

The play is free, and a nursery and play area for children 8 and younger is available. It starts each night at 6:30.

For tickets, call Connie Knop at 350-2175 or 221-7784 or email her at

- Paul Huggins

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