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5 Things to Know Today: Aug. 22, 2012

Donate your used children's books to the Decatur Education Foundation.

5 Things to Know Today: Aug. 22, 2012

Good morning, Decatur and Avondale Estates. Here are 5 Things to know about Wednesday, Aug. 22.

1. Weather. Mostly sunny highs in the mid-80s, lows in the mid-60s.

2. Help the DEF. The Decatur Education Foundation is collecting gently children's book for its annual used book sale Sept. 1 and 2. You can drop off books at , and elementary schools; the ; ; and .

3. Eat and do good. When you dine at at 1042 W College Ave. on Wednesday night, a portion of dinner sales will go to the East Lake Farmers Market. For information, visit  www.wahoogrilldecatur.com.

4. Free class. The National Alliance on Mental Illness DeKalb presents a free 12-week course for family caregivers of individuals with serious mental illness. The class starts Aug. 26 in Decatur. Contact Janice at 770-498-5992 to sign up.

5. On this date. In 1933, a 10-foot long rattlesnake with a girth of 18 inches and 61 rattles was killed near Waynesboro, Ga. It was thought to be the largest rattlesnake killed in Georgia to that point.

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