DCSS Virtual Community Bulletin Board

Visit this page often for information on community events, recreation leagues, performances, summer and school break camps, enrichment activities, and more. These announcements are submitted by organizations not affiliated with the Douglas County School System. For information on how to submit an announcement please see:

DCSS Virtual Community Bulletin Board Guidelines

Opportunity for Teachers to travel abroad
The Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Grant
for details contact
Professor Anunobi - 770.330.2780
www.American-Resource.org 

Community Events/Awareness

Douglas County Baseball & Softball Night at TRUIST PARK
Friday, May 27 at 7:20 pm Anyone can purchase an $11 General Admission Ticket  - Click the link above for more information


Douglasville Cultural Arts Center Flash Mob
The Douglasville Cultural Arts Center will be hosting a flash mob at this year's Taste of Douglasville in partnership with Dance Academy West. 
Participants must pre-register here by May 10. 
Click here for a flyer with more information.

Farmers Market at Mason Creek Elementary School
May 21, 2022 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. @ Mason Creek Elementary School
Over 80 vendors will be in attendance showcasing their talent and selling homemade products
Click above for a flyer about the event

Summer Bash Wrestling Event presented by Thornton Road Hyundai
Saturday May 21, 2022 @ Douglas County High School Gymnasium
Free to all DCSS Students; Meet and Greet with WWE HOF Rikishi - Click the link above for more information

Community Vendor Day @ Legacy Hall Event Center
July 31, 2022 from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Click the flyer above for more information

Church Street Farmers Market
The Church Street Farmers Market runs every Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. from May 3, 2020 - October 25, 2022, rain or shine. 
The Market is a Georgia Fresh for Less partner and offers EBT / SNAP doubling
New vendors are always welcome to apply at www.DouglasvilleGA.gov/FarmersMarket


DCA Homeowner Assistance Fund
The Georgia Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Christopher Nunn and Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced the start of the Georgia Homeowner Assistance Fund, a $354 million stimulus fund designed to help homeowners with mortgage delinquencies, defaults, foreclosures, and past-due utilities. Please find the link to Congressman Scott's video regarding the DCA Homeowner Assistance Fund here.


Bill Arp Park Football and Cheer Program
Registration for the Bill Arp Park football and cheerleading program is open to students ages 4-11.
All skill levels are welcome. Click above for a flyer with more information.


Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department Events
The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department is excited to host several events for youths and adults in the Douglas County Community
Click below to see flyers for upcoming events and programs.
Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department Upcoming Events
Boundary Waters Aquatic Center Dance Classes (begins the first week of February)
Lithia Springs 2022 Spring Baseball & Softball League


Connect Douglas Fixed Route Bus Service 

2021 IRS Advance Child Tax Credit
For more information about the 2021 Advance Child Tax Credit, click here

Summer Camps

University of Georgia Extension 4-H Camps
Open to students in 4th - 12th grades
Information about financial scholarships can be found by clicking here

Boys to Men Summer Camp
The free, five-week camp begins June 6, 2022 and meets Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Click the link above for a flyer with more information

Summer Enrichment Workshop for Writing & Math
June 6 - July 7; Open to students in 4th-8th grades
Hosted by C.E. Mitchell Tutoring Services
Click the link above for a flyer with more information


Summer Blast Camp @ First Baptist Douglasville
June 27-30 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Open to students in kindergarten - 5th grade
Registration cost is $20 per child; Registration closes June 12
See the flyer above for more information


After School Childcare and Camps

SPARK Afterschool Program
Hosted by Douglasville Parks and Recreation Department
April 11 - May 27, Monday - Friday from 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. @ the Ike Owings Community Center & the Hawthorne Center at Jessie Davis Park
Program is free to K-12 students. Transportation is not provided.


Boys to Men After School Program
Free after school program open to middle school aged boys for the 2021-22 school year


  
Free Offerings

The Goodr Pop-Up Grocery Market
The First Presbyterian Church of Douglasville is partnering with Wellstar to provide a mobile food pantry to those in need. 
The food pantry will be available March - June on the 4th Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. at 9190 Campbellton St. Douglasville, Ga. 


Community Assistance Resources for Food
A list of area non-profits providing food assistance 

Count Me In Group
Non-profit offers free virtual tutoring for elementary students
Visit countmeingroup.org to learn more about free tutoring and becoming a volunteer tutor

Good Samaritan Center Offers Free Groceries to Families in Need
8366 Grady Street, Douglasville, Monday - Friday mornings

Hope for Youth Mentoring
Non-profit offers free mentoring for at-risk youth ages 8-14 years old

Kids' Choice, Inc.
An online marketplace where students buy and sell original educational resources


Disclaimer: The Douglas County School System does not guarantee the financial stability, proper licensure and professional certifications, and/or fair business practices of a business and does not warrant or assume any responsibility related to the performance of the service/products provided. This list does not in any way constitute the school system's endorsement of an organization, the beliefs of an organization or group, nor does it provide an expression of any opinion or any recommendation by the school system.

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