The Porch Press

Serving the Historic Atlanta Neighborhoods of Grant Park, Ormewood Park, East Atlanta, Benteen Park, Glenwood Park, and environs

CALENDAR – April 2022

COMMUNITY MEETINGS via ZOOM:

GPNA (Grant Park Neighborhood Association): 3rd Tuesday, 7:30pm. Check www.grantpark.org for details.

SAND (South Atlantans for Neighborhood Development): 2nd Thursday of every month at 7:30pm via ZOOM; check www.sandatlanta.org for details.

EACA (East Atlanta Community Association): 2nd Tuesday of the month, 7:00pm. See www.eaca.net for details.

EABA (East Atlanta Business Association): General Meeting, the third Tuesday of every month, 6:00pm.

EABA Board meeting: First Tuesday of each month, 6:00pm.

NPU-W meetings: 4th Wednesday, 7:30pm, check www.atlantaga.gov/home and search “npu.”

March 31, East Atlanta Village Farmers Market Opening Day 2022

Opening day festivities planned, including music and an inaugural fruit tree planting (last year’s was a pineapple guava) and more! 

May 7, Run with the Wolves 5k & 1 Mile, Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School. Enter today:  https://runsignup.com/Race/GA/Atlanta/ANCSRunWithTheWolves.

June 11, Ormewood Park Makers Festival, corner of Woodland & Delaware Avenues.

East Atlanta Library Events:

Every Wednesday, 10:30 am, Family Storytime 

Join us for songs and stories. For children and their caregivers.

Ongoing:

Grant Park Conservancy, Project G.R.A.N.T. (Greenspace Restoration and Neighborhood Teamwork). Second Saturday of every month. Choose from the morning session, 9:00am-12pm, or the 1:30pm-4:30pm afternoon session. To sign up, see www.gpconservancy.org/events-programs/volunteer-work-days.

Brownwood Park Volunteer Workdays. First Saturday of every month, from 9:00am-12:00pm. Please wear masks/observe social distancing. 607 Brownwood Avenue. Park entrance is on Pendleton Street SE (across from the tennis courts). Our projects include removal of exotic invasive plants and replanting of native species. The effort is a joint partnership between EACA and Trees Atlanta to take care of Brownwood Park. If you’re interested in participating, please sign up at https://signup.com/go/FeENYRM so we can rent tools ahead of time! Email parks@eaca.net for more information or questions.

Plant Care Beltline Arboretum, Eastside Trail. Mondays, 8:00am-11:00am. Come help care for the Beltline flora by weeding, mulching, and watering – sign up at www.treesatlanta.org.

Walking Tour: History and Change on the Beltline. Eastside Trail. 2nd Saturday of the month, 9:00am to 10:30am, meet at picnic tables behind Parish restaurant and end at Ponce City Market. Sign up at www.treesatlanta.org.

Atlanta Beltline Run Club Weekly Meetup. 6:15pm-8:00pm. Meets every Thursday, rotating between locations on Eastside, Westside, Southside and Northeast Interim Trails for a 2-4 mile run. Runners, walkers, and pets welcome. Free/no registration needed. See www.beltline.org for more information.