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. 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.”
Grant Park Conservancy, Project G.R.A.N.T. (Greenspace Restoration and Neighborhood Teamwork): Second Saturday of every month (April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, etc.). 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/.
Fitness Fridays with Camp Gladiator, 12:30pm-1:15pm, Fridays through the summer months, via ZOOM or via Atlanta Beltline Facebook Page, where the class will be live-streamed. Sessions are led by Certified Personal Trainers. Each “Camp” is a 45-minute, full-body workout incorporating both cardio and strength exercises. Check www.beltline.org for details
Georgia Green Landscape Stewards (UGA Extension Program) is offering live webinar presentations, on Wednesdays from 12:00pm-1:00pm through June 9 on a variety of topics, such as: composting, invasive plants, mulching, encouraging biodiversity, and welcoming pollinators. To sign up for a webinar, email: email@example.com.
Brownwood Park Volunteer Workdays have started back up: 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 (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. This is a great volunteer opportunity for families and kids. The next Park Workday will be Saturday, June 5. If you’re interested in participating, please sign up at https://signup.com/go/FeENYRM so we can rent tools ahead of time! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or questions.
Community Farmer’s Markets
East Atlanta Village: Thursdays, 4:00pm-7:00pm, 572 Stokeswood Avenue (across from Midway Pub)
Ponce City: Wednesdays, 4:00pm-8:00pm, The Shed on the Beltline
Virginia Highlands: Thursdays, 4:00pm-8:00pm, next to FarmBurger
Grant Park: Sundays, 9:00am-1:00pm. The Grant Park Farmers Market is currently held at the Beacon, 1039 Grant Street.
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East Atlanta Public Library is now open for in-person services on Tuesdays from 10:00am-7:00pm. and on Saturdays from 10:00am-6:00pm. Welcome back!
May 22, 9:00am-1:00pm, Work Day at the Tapestry Greenspace. It’s time to start selectively hand pulling and digging out the non-native plants in the wooded area on the northeast slope of the property. Contact Julie Lowring for questions at email@example.com or check Tapestry Meadow Facebook page for link to sign-up genius.
Fridays: Burgess Peterson Academy Organic Garden
This summer on Fridays at 8:00am volunteers will weed, water, and harvest for East Atlanta Kids Club’s food distribution. Accepting Herb/Vegetable seedling donations Please contact BPAgarden@gmail.com with questions and plant donation info!
Saturday, May 15 from 8:30am-12:00pm, EACA will hold our bi-monthly EACA Day of Service in partnership with Neighbor in Need East Atlanta. We’re excited to say we have filled all spots for this meaningful volunteer opportunity. If you are registered, please meet at the Brownwood Park Rec Center parking lot at 8:30am for coffee and donuts and head out from there. To check your registration status, you can visit our sign-up page at https://signup.com/go/nZYmvVu.
Saturday May 15, 11:00am. Ormewood Church is hosting a neighborhood parking lot parade. Walk, stroll, or bike your way down the Yellow Brick (Chalk) Road on Saturday, May 15. We’re looking for wacky costumes, decked out bikes, your cutest pets, and strollers of crazy kids. Each entry in the parade is $5. Local judges will be giving away sought-after awards like “Most Ormewood” or “Decked out Doggie.” We’ll also be raffling off three amazing baskets: Bike Ride Box, Doggie Dreams, and Family Treasures. Raffle tickets are $5/ticket or 5 for $20.
Registration and Raffle Tickets: https://ormewoodchurchinc.breezechms.com/form/9a4da7.
September 25, 2021: East Atlanta Strut