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Five Friends of East Atlanta Library President Mike Pousman with volunteer coordinator Heather Staniszewski. Photo by Marcy Meyers.
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National Friends of the Library Week Celebrated

By Heather Staniszewski Last month, the East Atlanta Library hosted an event to celebrate National Friends of the Library Week.  This event honored twenty three Friends groups, from all over the Atlanta-Fulton Library System. A special congratulation goes to the system’s Friends groups winning the President’s Volunteer Service Award. The […]

Attendees enjoyed delicious food and beverages as well as entertainment by a variety of performance artists, a jazz trio and a jug band. Photos by Tammy and Jim Lyle of LylePhotos.com
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2017 Neighbor in Need in Need Gala Is a Wrap

By Carlen Hultgren Neighbor in Need East Atlanta (NIN) and East Atlanta Community Association (EACA) want to extend sincere thanks for the generous sponsorship and donations for the recent gala, the Greatest Show in EAV. These contributions will guarantee that the organization can continue to effectively provide low income seniors […]

Trees Atlanta
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EAV Digs in for Annual Tree Planting

By Joe Thomas For the eight year in a row, Trees Atlanta joined with community members and volunteers to plant trees in East Atlanta Village (EAV). Dozens of volunteers met in Brownwood Park and braved cool temperatures and threatening rain clouds on a Saturday in late October to plant, mulch, […]

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Preserving Greenspace in Atlanta

By Carlen Hultgren With a focus on preserving greenspace in Atlanta, 5th District (which includes East Atlanta Village) Council member Natalyn Archibong introduced, and the city council passed, two ordinances. The first measure, introduced by Council members Archibong and Carla Smith to protect Atlanta’s Tree Canopy, was a tree moratorium. […]

Battlefield visitors on the Civil War to Civil Rights tour. Photo by Stephanie Parker.
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BATL Fills Tour Schedule for 2017

By Henry Bryant The Battle of Atlanta Commemoration Organization (BATL) has just set three tours to fill the remainder of a year of monthly tours on the battlefield in southeast Atlanta. On Saturday, October 28 there will be a Frontlines Tour at 10:30am. The weather is usually crisp and cool […]

Dogtoberfest Returns to East Atlanta
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Dogtoberfest Returns to East Atlanta

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]By Sandy Ross Dog lovers, mark your calendar. East Atlanta Village Farmers Market (EAVFM) goes to the dogs from 12:00pm to 3:00pm on Sunday, October 22, in celebration of the 5th Annual Dogtoberfest. This family friendly event features Halloween costume contests for dogs, low-cost microchips, a […]

October Festivities at Oakland Cemetery
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October Festivities at Oakland Cemetery

By Pamela Henman In 1976, after decades of deterioration, vandalism, and general neglect, Oakland Cemetery found a rebirth of sorts when a small group of concerned and committed Atlantans rallied to restore the cemetery to its former glory. In 1977, the organization became a federally recognized nonprofit organization. In October, […]