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June 2020

Greenspace Gathering

June 25 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Looking to socialize with your fellow park advocates and discuss topics around parks, trails, and greenspaces? Join us with your favorite refreshments to chat, share stories, and build community from the safety of our homes. This month we invite you to share with us what you are currently reading or another book that has shaped your connection to parks and nature. Event is free and open to all. Questions or ideas for conversation topics? Reach out to Kayla Altland, Program…

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July 2020

Virtual Urban Nature Walk / Virtual Caminata Urbana en la Naturaleza

July 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

  Join us at our next Nature for All – Atlanta adventure as we enjoy a FREE VIRTUAL nature walk & talk. We will be showcasing one of Atlanta’s most unique urban forests: Hampton-Beecher Nature Preserve, located on the ancestral lands of the Muscogee (Creek) people. Be ready to take a virtual walk through the preserve, followed by a short explanation of the history and ecology of the park by our friends at Trees Atlanta and West Atlanta Watershed Alliance.…

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July Park Meeting

July 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Every month, Park Pride brings together community leaders and park advocates from throughout Atlanta for education, networking and strategy. Representatives from dozens of Friends of the Park Groups, park conservancies and the parks department attend to learn more about the community efforts in that park, discuss current park and greenspace issues and support each other in efforts to improve our parks and our park system. This month we will discuss inclusive community engagement and how to make our parks more…

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Grants Workshop

July 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

VIRTUAL EVENT Attendees will walk through Park Pride’s grant application forms step-by-step, discussing all of the requirements needed to submit a complete application. Attendance at this workshop is a mandatory component for Community Building or Legacy Grants. However, all Friends of the Park groups are invited and encouraged to attend! The meeting has a maximum capacity of 100 attendees, so make sure to register early! Event is free and open to all. Questions? Contact Program Manager, Elizabeth Bogue, at elizabeth@parkpride.org.

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Community Gardening and COVID-19

July 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Greenspace Gathering

July 30 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Looking to socialize with your fellow park advocates and discuss topics around parks, trails, and greenspaces? Join us with your favorite refreshments to chat, share stories, and build community from the safety of our homes. This month we will share highlights from the 2020 Friends of the Park Check-in survey (and how we can use them!) with Community Building Intern, Marylyn Chen. Event is free and open to all. Questions or ideas for conversation topics? Reach out to Kayla Altland, Program…

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August 2020

Greenspace Gathering

August 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Looking to socialize with your fellow park advocates and discuss topics around parks, trails, and greenspaces? Join us with your favorite refreshments to chat, share stories, and build community from the safety of our homes. This month we will review the best of the Parks & Greenspace Conference (Monday, August 17) and discuss how to incorporate your favorite ideas at your park. Not able to attend the conference? Join us to hear what you missed. Event is free and open…

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September 2020

September Park Meeting

September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Every month, Park Pride brings together community leaders and park advocates from throughout Atlanta for education, networking and strategy. Representatives from dozens of Friends of the Park Groups, park conservancies and the parks department attend to learn more about the community efforts in that park, discuss current park and greenspace issues and support each other in efforts to improve our parks and our park system. This month Friends of Intrenchment Creek will co-host and share ways they have brought awareness…

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Virtual Meeting: Atlanta BeltLine Third Quarterly Briefing of 2020

September 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join the Atlanta BeltLine for project updates during the Third Quarterly Briefing of 2020. This meeting will be held virtually over the Zoom platform. Attendees can participate online or by calling in. Meeting details are listed below. They will take as many questions as time allows on Zoom and Facebook Live. Please submit questions no later than Tuesday, September 8th at noon to meeting.questions@atlbeltline.org.  To pre-register or join the Zoom meeting already in progress, click HERE. Phone number to call…

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Community Engagement Workshop

September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

VIRTUAL EVENT Parks are for everyone. Join your fellow Friends to learn and share ways to welcome more people to enjoy your park and support your group! This workshop will feature a presentation on Appreciative Inquiry by Dietra Hawkins that focuses on using your community’s strengths to set in motion positive change. Friends of the Park peers who are experts in community engagement will share their successes and challenges in bringing consensus on park improvements for successful project implementation. The…

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