List of Events (visit each link to get details about the events listed below)
- Thursday., September 17 - Volunteer Workshop: Friends of the Park Engagement Event
- Sat., Nov 14 - Cider & Donuts Social: Friends of the Park Engagement Event
Throughout 2015, Park Pride is offering multiple ways to connect with your community through greenspace.
Parks Atlanta Rescue Coalition (PARC Meetings)
2nd Wednesday, Monthly
Park Pride brings together community leaders and park advocates from throughout Atlanta for education, networking and strategy at monthly PARC meetings. Representatives from dozens of Friends of the Park groups, conservancies and the parks department visit a different park each month to learn more about the community efforts in that park, discuss current greenspace issues, and support each other in efforts to improve our park systems.
No registration necessary. Visit the PARC page for more information.
Volunteer Workshop: Friends of the Park Engagement Event
Thursday, September 17
JD Sims Recreation Center
The Volunteer Workshop with John Ahern, Park Pride’s Volunteer Manager, will focus on recruiting and hosting volunteers while navigating city or county rules. Every year, Park Pride coordinates approximately 17,000 hours of service in City of Atlanta and DeKalb County parks. He will share tips for common projects like invasive plant removal and tree mulching. Volunteer projects are often needed in parks and can be done at a low cost for community groups. You do not need to be a member of a Friends of the Park group to participate in this event.
Cider & Donuts Social: Friends of the Park Engagement Event
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Join Park Pride for the cider and donuts at this Friend of the Park social. Share stories of success from 2015 and plot plans for 2016. This is an opportunity to connect with fellow park enthusiast and learn more about Park Pride’s Friends of the Park program. You do not need to be a member of a Friends of the Park group to participate in this event.
Full Park Pride calendar —events & announcements