Archive for the ‘Parks & Recreation’ Category

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 [...]

Annual Sandy Springs Egg Hunt

[ March 31, 2012; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]

On March 31, 2012, the City of Sandy Springs will need the help of children to locate eggs during the Annual Sandy Springs Egg Hunt. Children participating in the event will also have the opportunity to explore a fire truck and have their faces painted.

What you need to know:

Date: March 31, 2012 (If it rains, [...]

Sandy Springs Celebrates Arbor Day

[ February 17, 2012; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Join the City of Sandy Springs and Trees Sandy Springs as we celebrate a special Arbor Day tree planting. Trees come in many shapes, sizes and colors, all with unique qualities, traits and histories held within their bark.  Activities will take place at the corner of Sandy Springs Circle and Cliftwood Drive on Friday, February [...]

Friends of Sandy Springs Awarded the Sticks for Kids Excellence Award

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The Golf Course Builders Association of America (GCBAA) Foundation and National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) are proud to announce the recipient of the inaugural Sticks for Kids Excellence Award: Friends of Sandy Springs Foundation in Sandy Springs, Ga.
The award is meant to honor an outstanding junior golf program that has utilized its granted Sticks [...]

Call for Entries for the Sandy Springs Playable Art Park

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By the Fall of 2012, Abernathy Road will have a completely different look. The Sandy Springs Conservancy and Art Sandy Springs have joined forces to create the Playable Art Park at Abernathy Greenway. These are two different components: the Abernathy Greenway and the Playable Art Park. First, the Abernathy Greenway is going to be a [...]