Events, Meetings & Announcements
Central Atlanta Progress Annual Meeting
March 15 - GWCC - 8am
With the city's only streetcar, a vibrant urban environment, convenient access, walkable streets, attractive public spaces and Atlanta's most robust internet infrastructure, it's no surprise that more and more businesses, young professionals, attractions and entertainment brands are choosing to Be Downtown. Join us on March 31st as we take a look at the people, places and businesses that are shaping Downtown's bright and exciting future. For more information and to register, visit the Central Atlanta Progress / Atlanta Downtown Improvement District website.
Rosel Fann Pedestrian Bridge Ribbon Cutting
April 2 - Rosel Fann Park - 10:30am
On behalf of Commissioner Phuong, the Department of Parks and Recreation cordially invites you to celebrate the Rosel Fan Pedestrian Bridge, April 2 at 10:30am. The address is 365 Cleveland Ave, S.E., Atlanta, GA 30354. Please invite your family and friends to join us at this community celebration!
Park Pride Community Park Survey
April 12 - Online
Park Pride and the Parks of Summerhill Steering Committee invite you to participate in this online survey, share your thoughts and help develop concepts for both existing and potential parks in the neighborhood! The survey will close April 12! Give your input here.
Park Visioning: Parks of Summer Hill Public Design Workshop
April 18 - Georgia Hill Center - 10am
Park Pride and the Parks of Summerhill Steering Committee invite you to participate, share your thoughts and help develop concepts for both existing and potential parks in the neighborhood. Attend this public design workshop at the Georgia Hill Center on Saturday, April 18 from 10am-12pm as the Park Visioning process continues!
Streets Alive: Historic West End
April 19 - West End - 2pm
The streets of Atlanta's West End will spring to life on Sunday, April 19th from 2-6pm as a 3.5-mile loop in the Historic West End is opened to people on foot, bike, and other human-powered activities, and closed to motorized traffic. Atlanta Bicycle Coalition’s open-streets initiative, Atlanta Streets Alive, is designed to give people the opportunity to experience vibrant, people-oriented streets that encourage walking, biking, and other healthy activities. For more information, visit the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition's website.
Volunteer Photo Contest
April 20 - OnlineWith the beginning of spring come beautiful flowers, trees and plants blooming all around our favorite parks. However, these stunning views would not be possible without the efforts of volunteers contributing to their community. The Jekyll Island Club Hotel wants to honor those volunteers by giving away a two-night stay in one of their luxurious suites. Submit your photo entry by April 20, 2015 for a chance to win! For more information about this contest, visit the Jekyll Island Club Hotel Website.
May 3 - Chastain Park - 7:30am
The Chastain Park TriPATHlon takes place in the spring each year and is the only sprint triathlon in the city. It includes a 400 yard swim in the Chastain pool, 15 mile bike ride through the neighborhoods of chastain and 5k run on the PATH around the park. The Chastain Park Conservancy, Chastain Park Athletic Club and PATH Foundation host the event, and proceeds are shared between them. Registration is now OPEN!
Atlanta BeltLine Jamboree
May 16 - Washington Park
The Atlanta BeltLine Jamboree will celebrate Atlanta's creative and playful energy with live music, food and beverages, field day games, and much more on May 16 in Washington Park. Join us for this neighborhood-friendly fundraising event to play games for all ages, enjoy great food and entertainment, and learn more about the Atlanta BeltLine. For more information, visit the Atlanta BeltLine website.
Georgia Trail Summit
June 4-6 - Athens, GA
The Georgia Trail Summit is taking place June 4-6, 2015 in Athens, GA. The Summit is open to everyone, especially trail builders, users, policy makers, planners, advocates, designers, nonprofits and park managers. For more information about the Summit, call for presentations, or registration, refer to the Georgia Trail Summit website.
Park Visioning: Parks of Summer Hill Preliminary Design Review Public Meeting
June 23 - Georgia Hill Center - 7pm
Park Pride and the Parks of Summerhill Steering Committee invite you to participate, share your thoughts and help develop concepts for both existing and potential parks in the neighborhood. Attend this public meeting at the Georgia Hill Center to review the preliminary park designs that resulted from the earlier design workshop. We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, June 123 from 7-9pm as the Park Visioning process continues!
Love Your Block Grant Deadline
Oct. 15 - Online - 12pm
Love Your Block (LYB) is a program to support citizens and neighborhood groups who want to plan and organize efforts to beautify their communities. This year, Love Your Block will be offered as a grantmaking track of the Neighborhood Fund, an initiative of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, with an October 15 application deadline. LYB provides mini-grants up to $1,000 to residential groups in the metro Atlanta area. Submit application materials by 12pm on Thursday, October 15th to meet the deadline. Application materials are available on The Community Foundation website.