*Washington Park Weekend Event*

You, your family, and friends are especially invited to a fabulous evening under the stars in historic Washington Park !

To celebrate 90 years of Washington Park ‘s existence, the Friends of Washington Park are hosting

Cinema in the Park on Saturday, June 13, 2009.

Come out to enjoy our feature film, Love and Basketball

We will also celebrate the life of Mr. Joseph “Jody” Brooks, first Co-Chair of the Friends of Washington Park’s Programming Committee and a wonderful friend and neighbor. 

Come EARLY to enjoy sweet treat concessions, giveaways, and get a GREAT SEAT!

Festivities start at 8:00pm, and the movie will start promptly at dusk. 

GO GREEN to the park! MARTA is smarta’! We are conveniently located 3 blocks from the Ashby Street MARTA station. 

Please share this information widely and visit the Cinema in the Park page on facebook and our website – www.washingtonparkatlanta.org!  

Any questions? Email us at fowp@washingtonparkatlanta.org  

We look forward to seeing you on June 13 in Washington Park !

Community Update..

Space ATL  Restaurant, along the Beltline (White St/Hopkins) in Historic West End, hosted a fabulous  “soft” opening yesterday!  They are now officially open Lunch- 2AM – Check them out and let’s make our local businesses dynamic!!   This restaurant/lounge is destined to be our neighborhood hangout with such late hours. The Bartender, Nick, *HOT* – has his own signature drinks.  Coming over from the “M” bar, we’re lucky to have him.

This weekend, Cleopas R Johnson Park(near the Villages at Castleberry, corner of Northside Drive and Fair Street across from Paschals) will host a neighborhood Jazz festival. www.Atlantafestivals.com  the event is free- food is not!

Friday night Art& Jazz at the Hammonds House May 22nd 6-8PM. Featuring Historic West End’s own, Linc Bennett!! www.HammondsHouse.org

Brent Brewer to show his documentary on Mortgage Fraud (When A House Is Not a Home) at Georgia State UniversityWednesday, May 20th from 12 to 1:30PM

More to come….

Willie Watkins Festival in Howell Park (Historic West End)

Malcolm X Festival in West End Park (Historic West End)

Washington Park Event (Booker T. Washington)

Atlantans Together Anti-Crime Rally

Ok- did it feel like 26degrees out or what? It was FREEZING!  Although I’m glad we didn’t let that stop us!  It was cold, but my girls and I headed out to represent 🙂  The rally was a success and drew people from all over- Grant Park, College Park.. .. B.T.W. was shining;it was a wonderful way to end the day.