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October 2018

Greener Good Day at Collier Park, powered by Habersham Garden Club

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

It’s nearly Halloween, so it’s time to get into the Volunteer Spirit! This is a family-friendly volunteer event with opportunities for all ages. Costumes encouraged! This workday wouldn’t be possible without the support of Habersham Garden Club – thank you for supporting the greener good of our parks and trails!     Questions? Contact John Ahern, Volunteer Manager, at john@parkpride.org. Hope to see you there!

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Annual Fall Festival in Bouldercrest Park

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The Cedar Grove Neighborhood Association and Friends of Bouldercrest Park invite you to their 2018 Annual Fall Festival in the Park on Saturday, October 20 from 12 – 2:30 p.m. Bring your friends and family to enjoy food, games, and prizes! Attendees are asked to bring two books to place in the Little Free Library Box.

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Trail Crew Leader Class

October 27 @ 9:00 am - October 28 @ 4:00 pm

Love trails? Want to learn how to build and maintain them? Volunteers are essential to construct and maintain the trails you love to ride, run or hike. MTB Atlanta is the leader in Trails Education in North Georgia and partners yearly with the National Park Service to teach sustainable trail construction and maintenance. This is a two day course that covers sustainable trail construction, maintenece and how to run a volunteer crew on work days. The class is half classroom lecture,…

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Workshop: Bringing Positive Activity into Your Park

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

How do you encourage your neighbors to get outside and enjoy your neighborhood’s beautiful greenspace? This workshop will focus on unique methods of activating your park that will capture the community’s interest and attention, encouraging them to stay long and visit often. Speakers will include representatives from parks across the metro area who’ve had great success in activating their greenspace with positive activity, including:  Ansley Whipple, Woodruff Park Pauline Drake, Friends of Jennie Drake Park Lisa Shinew, Friends of Henderson…

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Princeton Alumni Panel & Paw-lunteer Day “In Nature’s Service”

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Mark your calendars! October 27th is PCGA’s Fall Paw-lunteer Day of Service, which will feature an environmental service project as well as a luncheon and Princeton discussion panel titled “Regeneration, Connectivity & The Impact of Multi-use Trails in Furthering Community Development: City of Lithonia as Case Study.” The panel will feature several prominent Princetonians in the field of environmental preservation, including Deborah Jackson ’74, Mayor of Lithonia, and Sally Sears ’75, Founding Director of The South Fork Conservancy. Their conversation…

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November 2018

Volunteer Day on the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail, powered by REI

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

It’s time to give back and give thanks for all that parks, greenspaces, and trails bring to our city! The Gateway Trail connects Historic 4th Ward Park to the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail. This heavily-used access point across from New Realm Brewing boasts naturalistic plantings and artist Leslie Tharp’s “Startle” deer sculptures. The area is currently overgrown with both native and non-native vegetation, obscuring artwork and signage, crowding trees, and limiting visibility for those entering and exiting the trail. Volunteers are…

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Photography Workshop in the Chattahoochee National Recreation Area

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ready to take your photographic skills to the next level? Chattahoochee Parks Conservancy (CPC) is pleased to partner with Tom Wilson and offer a 1-day photography workshop. And the Chattahoochee River is the perfect subject! This is a benefit event for CPC. Prerequisites: Participants should be familiar with the basic operations of their camera. Essentially, be able to focus the camera and manually set exposure. Participants should have a tripod and a means of triggering the shutter remotely or using an…

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LifeLine Animal Project: Healthy Pets Fulton

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

LifeLine Animal Project will be holding Healthy Pets Fulton and offering a slew of FREE services and items to Atlanta area pet owners on Saturday, November 3rd at Shoal Creek Park II (3642 Glenwood Rd, Decatur, GA 30032) from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.! At Healthy Pets Fulton, LifeLine provides pets of Atlanta area residents with free county pet registration, free exams and annual vaccinations, free microchips, free dog and cat food, free collars and leashes, vouchers for free spay/neuter surgeries and free…

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Monthly Park Meeting

November 8 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Join Park Pride on the second Thursday of every month at 7:30am as community leaders and park advocates from throughout Atlanta and DeKalb come together for education, networking and strategy for advancing the parks movement.

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Quarterly Clean-ups at Murphey Candler Park

November 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 10, 2018 at 1:00pm

Join the Friends of Murphey Candler Park to conduct periodic maintenance of the park, including: trail / pavilion clean-up, causeway clean-up, invasive removal, clean-up of lake trash via canoe, and other special projects! Volunteers should meet at the County Corner Field on West Nancy Creek Dr. and Candler Lake East. Thanks for coming out for the greener good of Murphey Candler Park!

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