Welcoming Week City of Doraville

September 12, 2022 - 09:00 am

The City of Doraville in Georgia , USA is home to people of all backgrounds, faiths, and identities. Welcoming Week is a time to celebrate the diversity that makes our community so unique. As well as a time to reaffirm the important role creating welcoming and inclusive places has in achieving collective prosperity.

The City of Doraville will be celebrating Welcoming Week 2022 with some exciting events! Join us!!!

Welcoming Week Calendar 2022

Friday, Sept 9:      Launch Day

  • Media Announcement

Saturday, Sept 10: Civic Engagement

  • Carven Hills 5K Run & Walk at Doraville’s H-Mart (Starts at 8:00 am)
    • Carver Hills, one of the many neighborhoods inside the city limits of Doraville, has a unique distinction of being a historical African American community. Join us to help raise funds for a plaque recognizing the importance of this neighborhood.
    • Voting or Citizenship information booth.
    • Welcoming Week & Region One booth
    • Other resources

Monday, Sept 12: Economic Development

  • Media post and information at City Information Hubs

Tuesday, Sept 13:  Connecting Communities

  • Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration at City Hall (Two sessions 2:00-4:00 pm and 6:00-8:00 pm) – Free Community Event  – Registration required
    • Presentation about the Mid Autumn Festival, the Lady on the Moon legend, and Moon Cake traditions
    • Tea Ceremony
    • Flower Arrangement
    • Calligraphy

Thursday, Sept 15: Government & Community Leadership    

  • City of Doraville will join the City of Atlanta and the Consulate of Mexico in Atlanta for a Proclamation of Mexico Independence Day at the Atlanta City Hall   (By Invitation only)

Friday, Sept 16: Safe Communities

  • Safety Palooza in partnership with Amerigroup, local non-profit organizations, Doraville Police, and Dekalb Fire Department will join to host this event
    • Safety Tips
    • Information and resources available
    • Free car seats and bike helmets.
    • Location at the green space at 3768 Park Ave. Doraville GA 30340 (on the corner of New Peachtree Rd.& Park Ave)
    • Time: 4:30–6:30 pm
    • Free Community Event

Event Details

Arts, Festival/Fair, Other, Sports, Virtual