Fort Mac LRA Community Engagement Subcommittee Meeting (CES) - Wednesday, July 24, 5:30pm, Fort Mac LRA Office

Wednesday, July 24th, from 5:30 - 7:30pm

1794 Walker Street Southwest, Atlanta, GA 30310, United States

Note: Enter Fort Mac via the entrance at Lee St. and Thorne Ave. and follow signs.

http://fortmaclra.com/event/community-engagement-subcommittee-meeting-ces-4/2019-07-24/

Task Force for the Promotion of Public Trust - July 30, 5:30, City Hall

This will be the third (3rd) of four (4) public meetings of the City of Atlanta Task Force for the Promotion of Public Trust. This meeting will feature a guest speaker on best practices for promoting integrity in public agencies, including examples of programs implemented in other jurisdictions. In addition, there will be further briefings by City agencies concerning current processes. There will be an opportunity for public comment at this meeting.

Breastfeeding Workshop & Education - July 24, 9am, and July 25, 8:30am, Adamsville Regional Health Center

Moms, come out and learn about the importance of breastfeeding for you and your baby.

The Fulton County Board of Health is hosting two events at Adamsville Regional Health Center, 3700 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, in support of breastfeeding moms.

  • July 24 – Breastfeeding workshop - 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
    • Join us to learn more about breastfeeding and important health information. There will be prizes, information, refreshments & much more!
  • July 25 – The National Breast Express Tour bus bring breastfeeding education via this awesome mobile van - 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    • pumpspotting is coming to the Fulton County Health Center to support families in the community. Come on board the 40 foot RV pumping/nursing suite on wheels, grab a snack, get your lactation questions answered, and be supported. Can't wait to see you there. Questions? 404.906.3826

Free and open to the public.  All moms invited.

NPU-S Calendar of Events, July 22-28

Coming up this week on the NPU-S calendar:

NPU-S Events:

  • Monday, July 22 - ARTlanta Jam Session - 7pm, Stained Gallery (1719 Sayers St). Weekly live band and performances, art, free entry until 9. https://www.facebook.com/events/1790704664368979
  • Tuesday, July 23 - Fulton Fresh Market - 1pm, Outdoor Activity Center (1442 Richland Rd). Every week, attendees participate in a 30-minute UGA Extension SNAP-Ed nutrition education food demonstration and then are provided with a free bag of in-season produce from our mobile market.
  • Thursday, July 25 - Cascade Avenue Neighborhood Organization - 7pm, Fire Station 14 (1203 Lee St.). Covers south of Beecher to north of Avon, from Cascade Heights to Westmont.  For more information, contact cascadeaveneighborhood@gmail.com
  • Saturday, July 27 - WAWA Walk with a Doc - 9am,  Lionel Hampton Trail (390 Willis Mill Road) Free, registration required. Weekly walk with health professionals, ask questions while getting fit. https://wawa-online.eventbrite.com

External Events:

  • Monday, July 22 - Colson Whitehead in Conversation with Gail O'Neill, The Nickel Boys - 6pm, Atlanta History Center (130 West Paces Ferry). Description:The Atlanta History Center and the National Book Foundation are making 20 free tickets available to The Baton Foundation. This offer includes one free, signed copy of Mr. Whitehead's book, The Nickel Boys.  More information at https://www.atlantahistorycenter.com/programs/colson-whitehead-in-conversation-with-gail-oneill-the-nickel-boys
  • Monday, July 22 - Southside Beltline Study Group Public Meeting - 6:30pm, Atlanta Technical College - Cleveland L. Dennard Conference Center.  Learn what to expect for the future Southside trail over the next 6 months. This meeting will provide interim trail construction updates, an overview of a recent federal grant BUILD application as well as an exciting announcement regarding additional construction opportunities.
  • Thursday, July 25 - Lunch-N-Learn: Small Business Loans - 11:30am, McDonald's Training Center (1176  RDA). West End Merchant's Coalition will have bankers from Citizen's Trust, Unity National Bank, PNC, Wells Fargo and on the RISE Financial centers coming in to teach you the ins and outs of their Small Business Programs.
If you have any local events that you'd like to see on the NPU-S calendar, please send email to events@npu-s.org. Please be sure to include the date, time, and location of your event!

NPU-S meeting tonight, 7/18, 7pm

Greetings, neighbors! It's that time again - Neighborhood Planning Unit S, which covers the neighborhoods of Oakland City, Cascade, Venetian Hills, Bush Mountain, and Ft. Mac, is holding its monthly meeting tonight, Thursday the 18th.

This month we'll have two presentations - one on the Atlanta Streets Alive festival coming in September, and another on a proposed renaming of the Lakewood/Ft. Mac MARTA station. Plus, we have our community reports and reports from various City departments and elected officials.

So come on out! As always, it'll be at VICARS, 838 Cascade Ave, at 7pm.

Agenda at http://bit.ly/NPUSAgendaJuly2019

NPU-S Schedule of Events July 15-21

Coming up this week on the NPU-S calendar:

NPU-S Events:

  • Monday, July 15 - ARTlanta Jam Session - 7pm, Stained Gallery (1719 Sayers St). Weekly live band and performances, art, free entry until 9. https://www.facebook.com/events/1790704664368979
  • Tuesday, July 16 - Fulton Fresh Market - 1pm, Outdoor Activity Center (1442 Richland Rd). Every week, attendees participate in a 30-minute UGA Extension SNAP-Ed nutrition education food demonstration and then are provided with a free bag of in-season produce from our mobile market.
  • Tuesday, July 16 - Beecher-Donnelly Community Association - 7pm, West End Family Life & Community Center (1191 Donnelly Ave SW). Covers the area between Oakland Drive and Cascade, from Richland to Donnelly. 
  • Thursday, July 18 - NPU-S General Meeting - 7pm, VICARS (838 Cascade Ave). Two presentations, one voting item, and an informational item. Agenda at http://bit.ly/NPUSAgendaJuly2019
  • Saturday, July 20 - WAWA Walk with a Doc - 9am,  Lionel Hampton Trail (390 Willis Mill Road) Free, registration required. Weekly walk with health professionals, ask questions while getting fit. https://wawa-online.eventbrite.com
  • Saturday, July 20 - Westridge/Sandtown Venetian Hills Neighborhood Organization - 10am, Metropolitan Library (1332 Metropolitan Pkwy SW). Monthly meeting of WSCO, which operates over the entirety of Venetian Hills. Contact VenetianHillsPresident@gmail.com for more information.

External Events:

  • Wednesday, July 17 - NPU-I Meeting - 7pm, CT Martin Natatorium and Recreation Center (3201 MLK Dr.). Covers the neighborhoods of Audubon Forest, Beecher Hills, Cascade Heights, Collier Heights, Florida Heights, Ivan Hill, Mangum Manor, Peyton Forest, West Manor, Westhaven, and Westwood Terrace.
  • Friday, July 19 - "It takes a Village" Back-To-School Giveaway - 4pm, The Villages at Carver Family YMCA (1600 Pryor Rd SW).  School supplies will be provided to approximately one thousand (1,000) students in attendance on a first-come-first-served basis. Refreshments will be served as supplies last. RSVP at http://2019ITAVSE.eventbrite.com 
  • Saturday, July 20 - Atlanta Planning Advisory Board General Meeting - 10am, Atlanta City Hall (55 Trinity Ave)
If you have any local events that you'd like to see on the NPU-S calendar, please send email to events@npu-s.org. Please be sure to include the date, time, and location of your event!

NPU-S Schedule of Events: July 8-14

Coming up this week on the NPU-S calendar:

NPU-S Events:

  • Monday, July 8 - ARTlanta Jam Session - 7pm, Stained Gallery (1719 Sayers St). Weekly live band and performances, art, free entry until 9. https://www.facebook.com/events/1790704664368979
  • Tuesday, July 9 - Fulton Fresh Market - 1pm, Outdoor Activity Center (1442 Richland Rd). Every week, attendees participate in a 30-minute UGA Extension SNAP-Ed nutrition education food demonstration and then are provided with a free bag of in-season produce from our mobile market.
  • Tuesday, July 9 - Graymont Drive Neighborhood Organization - 6:30pm, St. Peter's Missionary Baptist Church (1558 Venetian Dr). Monthly meeting of GDNA, which operates over Graymont, Elizabeth, Lockwood, and Westmont. Contact DionneMoore2015@gmail.com for more information. 
  • Saturday, July 13 - WAWA Walk with a Doc - 9am,  Lionel Hampton Trail (390 Willis Mill Road) Free, registration required. Weekly walk with health professionals, ask questions while getting fit. https://wawa-online.eventbrite.com
  • Saturday, July 13 - WAWA Service Saturdays - 10am,  Outdoor Activity Center (1442 Richland Rd SW) Free, registration required. Provides the opportunity for youth 10 years and older to participate in meaningful activities encouraging conservation, stewardship and experiential learning.   https://wawa-online.eventbrite.com
  • Saturday, July 13 - Bush Mountain Community Organization - Outdoor Activity Center (1442 Richland Rd SW). Come to the inaugural meeting of the newly reconstituted Bush Mountain Community Organization! For more information, contact Tavius Elder at taviuselder@yahoo.com.
  • Sunday, July 14 - NPU-S Executive Committee and Team meetings - assorted times, Metropolitan Library, conference room C. Also available via All are welcome to attend:
    • 2:30 pm, Land Use Team - covering zoning, code enforcement, transportation, and related topics. For more information contact land@npu-s.org.
    • 3:00 pm, Assistant Services Team - covering education, senior services, and related topics. Administers the senior lawncare program. For more information contact assistant@npu-s.org.
    • 3:15 pm, Quality of Life Team - covering public safety and human development, arts and recreation, and environmental issues. For more information contact quality@npu-s.org
    • 4:45, Executive Committee - reviews and updates the upcoming public meeting agenda, sets NPU policy. For more information contact chair@npu-s.org

External Events:

  • Monday, July 8 - NPU-V Meeting - Georgia Hill Neighborhood Center (250 Georgia Avenue SE). NPU-V encompasses the communities of Mechanicsville, Summerhill, Peoplestown, Pittsburgh, Adair Park, and Capitol Gateway.
  • Wednesday, July 10 - Summer Dialog: 2019 Tax Assessments - 6pm, Metropolitan Library (1332 Metropolitan Pkwy SW). Constituents will receive important information about initiatives and county services from Commissioner Arrington and Fulton County department heads. Representatives from the Tax Assessors’ office will be on hand to answer taxpayer questions and share information with constituents.
  • Wednesday, July 10 - NPU-T Meeting - 7pm,  Absalom Jones Center (807 Atlanta Student Movement Blvd SW). NPU-T encompasses the communities of Ashview Heights, Atlanta University Center, Harris Chiles, Just Us, Castleberry Hill, West End, and Westview.  Please note, this is a different location from the regular meeting space.
  • Saturday, July 13 - Atlanta Technical College Registration Event - 9am-2pm, Atlanta Technical College (1560 Metropolitan Parkway).
  • Saturday, July 13 - Joint Beltline/West End LCI meeting - 9am, Herman Russeell Center, 508 Fair St. The City of Atlanta Department of City Planning and The Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. have teamed up to coordinate two planning efforts The West End Livable Centers Initiative (LCI) and Atlanta BeltLine Subarea 1 Plan update. Collectively, these plans will reflect the community’s vision and today’s market conditions, while incorporating an action-oriented implementation plan. For more information: https://beltline.org/event/southwest-study-group-public-meeting-14-2/
If you have any local events that you'd like to see on the NPU-S calendar, please send email to events@npu-s.org. Please be sure to include the date, time, and location of your event!