Woodruff Park Happy Hour Celebration on November 2nd

Posted by on Oct 26, 2017 in News |

Southwest Airlines Makes Woodruff Park Smile
It’s time to celebrate!

 

Central Atlanta Progress, Southwest Airlines, and Project for Public Spaces will gather on Thursday, November 2 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. to celebrate the launch of Woodruff Park’s newest amenities at a Happy Hour event.

Thanks to the Southwest Airlines Heart of the Community program, the park now offers a mobile game cart, new furniture and landscaping features, and reinvigorated seasonal programming – all for the Downtown Atlanta community to enjoy.

This family-friendly event will feature guest remarks from A.J. Robinson, President of CAP/ADID, and other special guests. Remarks will begin at 5:15 p.m., followed by a complimentary refreshments and light bites reception in the park’s gazebo. All are welcome to enjoy the Game Cart’s inventory of board and lawn games, in addition to the live music and photo booth that will be onsite.

Registration for this event is required for the food and beverage portion of the reception. RSVP HERE

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All Star Run – Saturday, November 4th

Posted by on Oct 26, 2017 in News |

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta will be hosting the All Star Run (formerly Strong Legs Run) on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at Georgia State Stadium – Green Parking Lot. This has been an annual event at Turner Field, now Georgia State Stadium for more than 10 years, and an annual event in Atlanta for more than 30 years. It is just being rebranded to change with the times.

The event is a fund raiser for the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and they anticipate a crowd of 2,500 to 3,000 runners and walkers.

The event will begin and end at Georgia State Stadium’s Green Parking Lot, with the 5K starting at 9:00am, and the 2K / 1 mile at 10:15am. Each race is a loop through the surrounding area and downtown Atlanta. The description of each route is attached. The last finishers will complete the 2K route no later than 11:00am. During the run/walk, roads along the race routes will remain open to traffic. Off-duty Atlanta Police officers will direct traffic at all intersections along the route. They will hold traffic or detour traffic as necessary to insure the safety of the participants.

If you are interested in participating, sign up here.

Notification | Road&Lane Closures | 2K Route| 5K Route| Route Description

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Castleberry Hill 16th Annual Chili Cook-Off, Nov 11th

Posted by on Oct 25, 2017 in Fundraiser, News, Slider |

 

Castleberry Hill’s 16th Annual Chili Cook-Off is Nov 11, 2017, 2-5pm.

Festivities Begin @ 2:00 p.m at the lot across from Fire Station #1, 71 Elliott St SW, Atlanta, GA 30313. 

Judging and Band begin @ 3:00 p.m.

Chili will be judged for 1st & 2nd places in two categories: People’s Choice and Best Overall (to be judged by a panel of foodies and firemen) Want to enter your award winning chili? Register here!

Proceeds go directly to Atlanta’s Fire Station No. 1. 10% of this year’s proceeds will go to Hire Heroes USA, a 501c3 nonprofit organization that empowers U.S. military members, veterans and military spouses to succeed in the workforce. For more info contact social@castleberryhill.org 

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Mayoral Forum Oct 21st – Register Now!

Posted by on Oct 20, 2017 in News |

This Saturday: Historic Westside Mayoral Forum
October 21, 2017
10 a.m. – Noon | The Gathering Spot

Westside Future Fund – in partnership with Ashview Heights Community Association, AUC Neighborhood Association, Booker T. Washington Community Association, English Avenue Neighborhood Association and Vine City Civic Association – invites you to attend the Historic Westside Mayoral Forum.

WABE FM’s Rose Scott will moderate the forum as our 2017 Atlanta Mayoral Candidates discuss topics impacting Historic Westside communities, such as affordable housing, resident retention, safety and security, cradle-to-career education and health and wellness.

Refreshments will be provided.For more on the 2017 Atlanta Mayoral Candidates, click here.  RSVP For The Event

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JRDF One Walk – Saturday, October 21st

Posted by on Oct 20, 2017 in News |

JRDF One Walk

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – Georgia Chapter will be hosting the One Walk on Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at the GWCC Yellow Parking Lot. 

The event will begin and end at GWCC Yellow Parking Lot.  The 5K walk will begin at 9:00am, and is a loop through the Marietta Street corridor, Fairlie Poplar, Castleberry Hill, and Westside areas.  The last finishers will complete the route no later than 10:30am.  During the walk, roads along the race routes will remain open to traffic, although the crowd at the beginning of the walk will temporarily stop all traffic on Ivan Allen Boulevard.  Traffic along the route may be temporarily delayed as the walk proceeds through an area or detoured around the block to bypass the route.

Notification letter| Map | Road&Lane Closures| Route Description

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