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Santa likes furry kids too!. Photo by Vandreena/VNC
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Santa and Elves Return to East Atlanta

By Carlen Hultgren Santa and his elves have booked their travel to East Atlanta and are ready to pose for “elfies” with children of all ages and pets of all sorts on Saturday and Sunday, December 2 and 3, when the annual East Atlanta Santa returns to the Village. For […]

Farmer Mary Yetter, EAVFM farmer growing with Scharko Farms and Friends. Photo by Jenna Shea Photography.
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EAV Farmers Market Celebrates Season’s End

By Carlen Hultgren December 14 marks the close of a very successful 2017 farmers market season in East Atlanta. However, local farmers continue to produce fresh food throughout the winter. You will still be able to find sustainably grown vegetables like carrots, winter greens, sweet potatoes, dairy, meats, eggs, and […]

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, […]

Spooky Art, Spooky Friday Night Party with Jazz
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Spooky Art, Spooky Friday Night Party with Jazz

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]By Henry Bryant On October 20, the Friends of East Atlanta Library (FEAL) invites everyone in the neighborhood to a costume party, art reception, jazz recital, and annual meeting. The meeting part will be short and sweet to allow plenty of time for the other activities. […]

Autumn at the Village Market
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Autumn at the Village Market

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]By Carlen Hultgren Autumn is here, and East Atlanta Village Farmers Market (EAVFM) is putting together cozy activities to bring the warmth of good food and neighborly camaraderie to the last few months of the year. With the market’s season winding down, two popular seasonal events […]

Artist, actor, and playwright Walker Davis is showing his artwork at the East Atlanta Library
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Artist Brings Vintage Horror and More

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]By Henry Bryant Walker Davis has been an artist and creative person all his life. His art will be on display at the gallery wall of the East Atlanta Library with an opening reception Friday night October 20, starting at 6:00pm. (See “Spooky Art Party” elsewhere […]

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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. […]

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 […]