Fall is here, leaves will start changing, football is in full swing and now that it is cooling off a bit it’s time to roll up our sleeves and clean up Adair Park!
October 6th is the Fall Adair Park cleanup. We will meet in Adair Park II at the gazebo at the corner of Tift Ave and Gillette Ave. Breakfast will be provided from 8:30 to 9. From there we will split up into teams and head out into the neighborhood to pick up trash. We cover sidewalk to sidewalk. Latex gloves, garbage bags, some tools, water and snacks will also be provided. We recommend you bring bug spray, work gloves and sunscreen. We will clean the entire neighborhood until about noon. The city of Atlanta will provide a dumpster. This is a great way to not only show a presence in Adair Park, but to meet new neighbors while cleaning up our streets.
From there, everyone can head home and shower, relax, prep their items, and come on back for a cookout from 2pm-5pm! Or, if you can’t make the cleanup, just come to the cookout. Adair Park Today will provide hot dogs (beef and veggie), buns, condiments and bottled water. All eating utensils will also be provided. We ask neighbors to bring a side or dessert to share. Come join your neighbors in enjoying the fall weather, beautifying our neighborhood and meeting some new neighbors!
**Also needed – someone or some people to take pictures during both events. We need more photos on our website!
Our fall neighborhood cleanup will be here before we know it! The cleanup is Saturday, October 6th from 9am-12pm, with breakfast from 8:30am-9am. We will also have a cookout from 2pm-5pm. We will meet in Adair Park II to start the cleanup, and again for the cookout at the gazebo at the corner of Tift Street and Gillette Avenue. For pictures of previous cleanups, click here.
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It is getting closer to Thanksgiving. What are we thankful for? A lot. Hopefully one of those things everyone here is thankful for is our incredible neighborhood. Adair Park has grown and prospered through porch parties, Easter egg hunts, activities for kids, various other gatherings and through simple neighbor outreach.
So, to show our thanks, why not clean up the neighborhood we love some? The spring cleanup started on the south end and almost made it through the entire neighborhood. This time we aren’t being quite so ambitious. The streets for cleaning are on the north end, from Shelton to Pearce and from Allene/Murphy to Metropolitan. The cleanup is this Saturday, November 19th. We will meet in Adair Park II (Tift Ave. parking lot) at 8:30 for breakfast and coffee, provided by Adair Park Today. Then at 9am we will split up into teams with some outside help and pick up trash on our streets.
This is a great event to get out and meet neighbors, both those cleaning and those you pass. And it makes our streets look so good! All you need to bring is yourself and some gloves. We will have tools from the Atlanta Tool Bank and trash bags. The City of Atlanta is providing the dumpster. If you have any questions, please contact us at either firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. We look forward to seeing you there!
The first quarterly briefing for the Beltline is Thursday, March 31st from 6PM-8PM. The meeting will take place at AGL Resources at 10 Peachtree Place, #1000, Atlanta, GA 30319. This briefing will provide updates on transit, design and construction.
Also, Earth Day on the Atlanta Beltline is Saturday, April 16th. Come join your neighbors and others as they clean up this stretch of the Beltline known for illegal dumping. Visit this page for more information.
Come out to the Adair Park cleanup followed by a meet-n-greet tomorrow! For the cleanup portion, meet at Adair Park I at 9am.
If you can’t make the cleanup, please come to the meet-n-greet at 2pm at 830 Brookline Ave. We will be there grilling hamburgers and hot dogs, both beef and turkey. We will have some veggie burgers too, along with some chips, salsa, potato salad and more. If you feel like bringing something, please do. We will have all eating utensils as well. We will have some sodas and beer, but you might want to BYOB. This will run from 2pm-5pm, and is open to all neighbors. Grab a neighbor and come enjoy the sunshine with us. We hope to see you there!
Finally, someone is doing something about the illegal dumping grounds that has been on the outskirts of Adair Park! This area, on Allene Avenue just south of Catherine Street, has been a blight to Southwest Atlanta and an eyesore for way too long.
Catherine Street resident Becky O’Mara was interviewed and, like the rest of us, is glad someone is finally cleaning this area up! Read the Fox5 story and watch the video here.