Events, Meetings & Announcements

Green Eggs & Ham

Dec. 2 - King & Spalding - 7:30am

Join Generation Green and the Georgia Conservancy for the final Green Eggs & Ham of 2015 at King & Spalding on Wednesday, December 2nd from 7:30 - 9am. The theme for this session is "Advocacy for Atlanta's Parks and Greenspaces" and will include a panel of local civic and nonprofit leaders, including Park Pride's own Director of Community Building, Ayanna Williams, and the City of Atlanta Commissioner Parks and Recreation, Amy Phuong. More information and registration.

Eco-A Naturalist Walk

Dec. 5 - Conally Park - 10am

Eco-A walks explore fascinating facts about how nature works. Conversation is based on what is encountered that morning - you're guaranteed to learn something new! Join in on this walk at Connally Park in East Point, a park that's home to a rate stand of mature white oak trees that date back to the 1700s. For more information about this walk and to register, visit the Eco-A website.

Vine City Park Volunteer Day

Dec. 5 - Vine City Park - 1pm

The Vine City Civic Association and Park Pride invite you to install a rain garden at the newly renovated Vine City Park in Northwest Atlanta! The Home Depot has generously donated $10,000 worth of plants for these landscape beds, and we need YOU to help get these plants in the ground and mulched before winter truly sets in. Refreshments will be provided by the Vine City Civic Association. This is a family-friendly workday from 1-5pm - bring the kids and enjoy a great day of work and fun in the park. Register today!

Parks Atlanta Rescue Coalition

Dec. 9 - Emerald Corridor - 7:30am

On the second Wednesday of every month at 7:30am, Park Pride brings together community leaders and park advocates from throughout Atlanta for education, networking and strategy. Representatives from dozens of Friends of the Park Groups, park conservancies and the parks department visit a different park to learn more about the community efforts in that park, discuss current park and greenspace issues and support each other in efforts to improve our parks and our park system. This month, we'll meet at the offices of the Emerald Corridor (1314 Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway NW, Atlanta, GA 30318).

A Year in Green - Green Drinks Holiday Event

Dec. 11 - Ambient + Studio - 7pm

Green Drinks is a monthly gathering of Atlantans who care about the environment. We come together on a monthly basis from a broad variety of backgrounds to support local businesses, network, debate and discuss the world of ‘green,’ and enjoy some drinks with friends. Events are free to attend and open to everyone. You're invited to "A Year in Green" - our 2015 holiday event at Ambient + Studio (585 Wells St SW, Atlanta, GA 30312) on Friday, December 11 from 7-11pm. This is a free holiday bash, but please RSVP.

Volunteer at W.D. Thompson Park

Dec. 12 - W.D. Thompson Park - 9am

Join the Friends of W.D. Thompson Park on December 12th from 9am-noon for a volunteer project in the park. There are plenty of invasives to tackle, trails to restore, and new steps and water crossings to design and build. Parking is on Mason Woods Drive, off Mason Mill Rd between Houston Mill and Clairmont. Hope to see you there!