Archive for the ‘Parks & Recreation’ Category

2014 Trail Stomp and Smores

[ November 16, 2014; 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ]
2014 Trail Stomp and S’mores
Join the Sandy Springs Conservancy for a trail stomp and stories with National Park Service Ranger Jerry Hightower. Bring the whole family to this free Sandy Springs Conservancy celebration to kick off their new membership campaign.

Help get the trails ready for winter by walking them to tamp down the leaves, followed by […]

Abernathy Greenway Park Dedication July 17th

[ July 17, 2014; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ]

The Abernathy Greenway Park officially opens on Thursday July 17, 2014 with a public celebration at 10:00 a.m. The new Sandy Springs park, located on Abernathy Road between Wright and Brandon Mill Roads, includes a plaza, patio, gardens, lighted trails, playgrounds and the Playable Art Park designed to delight visitors of all ages and provide […]

3rd annual Stand Up For the Hooch Paddleboard race

[ May 17, 2014; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]

The 3rd annual Stand Up For the Hooch Paddleboard race will be held on May 17, 2014 from 9am to  2pm.

The event is geared for all ages and abilities. Event features 2-mile recreational race and 6-mile expert race.

Cost is $45 in advance; $55 race day.\

Bring your own board, or rent one (fee). Fruit and water […]

2014 National Kids to Parks Day

[ May 17, 2014; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] It’s a great day to play in the park. Children in Sandy Springs can take part in a grassroots movement to reclaim America’s parks through play on Saturday, May 17, 2014, during the second National Park Trust’s (NPT) National Kids to Parks Day.

Sandy Springs and other cities across the nation are committing to a simple […]

2013 Annual River Clean Up at Morgan Falls

[ September 28, 2013; 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. ]

Come join the fun and help keep our river clean and beautiful!

Volunteer for the 11th Annual River Clean Up at Morgan Falls Overlook Park on Sat, Sept. 28, 2013 at 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Families and volunteer groups welcome, children must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Bring your own kayak/ […]

Sixth Annual Chattahoochee River Summer Splash

[ July 27, 2013; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
The Sixth Annual Chattahoochee River Summer Splash will be held on Saturday, July 27th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Make a big splash at the coolest event this summer! Float in a kayak, canoe or raft and beat the heat in your six-mile journey of discovery down the Chattahoochee River.

With daytime temperatures heating up, […]

11th Annual Back to the Chattahoochee River Race & Festival

[ June 15, 2013; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Don’t miss out on the 11th Annual Back to the Chattahoochee River Race & Festival on Saturday, June 15, in Roswell. They’re expecting more than 350 paddlers for this annual race, an 8-mile course that launches at 9 a.m. from Garrard Landing off Holcomb Bridge Road and finishes at Riverside Park.

Paddlers of all ages and […]

2013 National Kids to Parks Day

[ May 18, 2013; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] It’s a great day to play in the park. Children in Sandy Springs can take part in a grassroots movement to reclaim America’s parks through play on Saturday, May 18, 2013, during the second National Park Trust’s (NPT) National Kids to Parks Day.

Sandy Springs and other cities across the nation are committing to a simple […]

Fourth of July Events Around Atlanta

[ July 4, 2012; 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ]
Still haven’t figured out what you’re doing to celebrate the Fourth of July? If you’re wanting a fireworks show to celebrate Independence Day, here are some of the options in metro Atlanta.

Legendary 4th at Lenox Square Mall

Atlanta’s Lenox Square is home to the Southeast’s largest celebration, attracting more than 200,000 people annually. Lenox Square’s annual […]

National Kids to Parks Day

[ May 19, 2012; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] It’s a great day to play in the park. Children in Sandy Springs can take part in a grassroots movement to reclaim America’s parks through play on Saturday, May 19, 2012, during the second National Park Trust’s (NPT) National Kids to Parks Day.

Mayor Eva Galambos will proclaim National Kids to Parks Day in Sandy Springs […]