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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 7:30 pm via ZOOM; check www.sandatlanta.org for details.

EACA (East Atlanta Community Association): 2nd Tuesday of the month, 7:00pm. Check 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, 7:00 pm, check atlantaga.gov/home and search “npu.”

ONGOING EVENTS

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.

EAVening Run. 6:30 pm. Midway Pub. Join us the first Wednesday of every month for an EAVening run with your neighbors, followed by food, drinks, and fun at Midway Pub. Every run is 3ish miles. Come run, come all!

East Atlanta Farmers Market. 4:00pm-8:00pm Thursdays through November 17. 470 Stokeswood Avenue. October plans are still in the works, but some of the rerunning ideas are the return of Pumpkin Day, movie nights, and HalloweEAVn activities. In November the annual Giving Thanks potluck, will return, in which anyone and everyone is invited to gather, eat, drink, and be merry at the final market of the season.

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 info.

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.

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-12:00pm, or the 1:30pm-4:30pm afternoon session. To sign up, see www.gpconservancy.org/events-programs/volunteer-work-days.

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

OTHER EVENTS

East Atlanta Village Farmers Market 13th Annual Okra Day. September 22. One of the biggest, most fun, and most popular days at EAV Farmers Market. Resident market chef Taylor will bring back the free fried okra that market goers will remember from past years. Giveaways, live music, pop-up restaurants, and vendors serving okra-themed foods and products.

East Atlanta Strut. East Atlanta Neighborhood. September 24,,12:00pm-6:00pm. Still time to volunteer, sponsor, or just join in the fun.

FEAL Book Club Meeting. Tuesday, September 27, 6:30pm. East Atlanta Library conference room, 400 Flat Shoals Avenue. The club will meet the last Tuesday of each month starting with September. Dates may change once the group meets. The book club is free and open to the public. Reach out to FEAL on Facebook at www.facebook.com/friendsofeastatlantalibrary for more details.

Brownwood Bike Rally. Saturday, October 1, Brownwood Park in East Atlanta. Registration starts at 8:00am; the last award is given at 1:15pm. There will be a sports and fitness fair, kids fun zone, refreshments, BMX demos, and more all day. Check out the website: https://eastatlantakids.org/brownwood-bike-rallyfor more information. Volunteers needed!

A CHaRM’ing Evening Annual Fundraiser. Thursday, October 20, 6:30pm-10:00pm at Venkman’s, 740 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE. Tickets include two drink tickets, heavy hors d’oeuvres and Yacht Rock Revue performance: $50 through August 12, $60 through September 14, $70 beginning September 15, or $80 at the door. https://livethrive.org/a-charming-evening.

GPNA Mothball. Friday, October 21, 7:30pm-11:00pm. The (Return of the) GPNA Mothball (Annual Fundraiser Party) – “Footloose and Fancy Free” (1980s prom theme!) Upstairs Atlanta, 750 Glenwood Avenue, Building 100. More details/tickets TBA.

Wild Night OutSIDE to benefit AWARE Wildlife Center. Saturday, October 22, 4:00pm-7:00pm. 4420 Flat Bridge Road SW, Stockbridge, GA 30281. Tickets are available at: www.awarewildlife.org. In addition, visitors gather at 1:00pm every Saturday and Sunday for a free tour and animal encounters at the Center, next to Arabia Mountain, at 4158 Klondike Road in Lithonia. Paid private programs for school groups, scout troops, and individuals are available.

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