By Michelle Bowers
Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School (ANCS) is howling with excitement to announce its first annual Run with the Wolves ANCS 5K 1Mile Health Fair on Saturday, April 14. Runners and walkers of all ages and speeds are invited to participate in the 5K at 8:30am or the 1 Mile at 9:00am, with event-day race registration beginning bright and early at 7:30am. The Health Fair, including local area health and fitness businesses and providers, will be from… Continue reading
By Jake Fuller, Colin McAdams, and Helen Regnier
The sixth graders at Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School (ANCS) were given $500 in grant money by the ANCS PTCA to fix a serious erosion problem at the middle school’s campus in Ormewood Park. Several sixth graders, Jake Fuller, Colin McAdams and Helen Regnier, applied… Continue reading
By Katina Van Chronkite
Friends of the East Atlanta Library (FEAL) has announced the details of GardenQuest, six workshops taught by local and notable gardeners, arborists, and landscape designers on Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1. The workshops are designed to inspire both novice and seasoned, East Atlanta and area gardeners and help them prepare for spring planting. Everyone is invited to the event sponsored by Garden*Hood.
“East Atlanta is filled with veteran and nationally recognized gardeners and advocates… Continue reading
By Steve Trask
A brand new Irish pub, The Elder Tree Public House, has replaced the former Blue Frog Cantina space in East Atlanta Village and opened in February 2012. The same owners have completely revamped the space into a sleeker, cozier, darker, Irish sports bar complete with faux tin pressed ceilings, dark hardwoods, a huge L-shaped bar, flat screen TVs playing soccer and sports, and a row of high back wooden booths. The small sidewalk patio area will… Continue reading
By Ellie Cantkier
In Tune Studio is happy to introduce their 2012 summer camps! If you are looking for a creative and fun outlet for your child this summer, they can help. With a low student-to-teacher ratio and small camp sizes, they offer kids a great opportunity to be introduced to the world of music and learn new skills, all the while having a blast.
All camps are hands-on and incorporate multiple elements, including guided study of an instrument, group… Continue reading
Red Rocket (Farm) Hits East Atlanta Library Gallery! Ormewood Park artist Jason Thomas has brought the whimsical artwork that he and his collaborators at Red Rocket Farm have created to the gallery wall at East Atlanta Library. This 3-D painting is just one of the works here at the library. Ask at the circulation desk to visit the Friends of East Atlanta Library Gallery Wall. The show will be up until the second or third week in April.
By Kate Crosby
Celebrate, Educate, Participate: These sentiments are the mantra of East Atlanta Village’s inaugural Earth Day 2012 Festival coming this spring. The East Atlanta Community Association (EACA) is commemorating Earth Day with three days of themed festivities centered around recycling, freecycling, and the greener way to go.
The celebration begins on Thursday, April 19 with the opening of the East Atlanta Farmer’s Market as they kick off their seventh season. The market will be welcoming back everyone’s favorite… Continue reading
By Jean Hallman
Kendra Varnado was studying infectious diseases at Tulane University in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina struck. Varnado got out safely but lost all of her possessions.
“I lost everything,” said Varnado, “I don’t think I’ve ever felt so helpless and unsettled in my life. I had three days’ worth of clothes, my school books, and my purse, to… Continue reading
By Carol McCannon
Parkside Elementary School students had the opportunity to make contact with the International Space Station! Students, parents, and community stakeholders of Parkside Elementary School participated in NASA’s education activity known as Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) on March 2, 2012. The ARISS program consisted of a school-wide rotation of inquiry-based science and math activities and concluded with students posing questions to members aboard the International Space Station. The ARISS radio contact was one in… Continue reading
By Alesia Williams
Cranking for a Cause: Propelling Youth Health and Fitness is the East Atlanta Kids Club’s theme for its 9th annual Brownwood Bike Rally, scheduled… Continue reading