Upcoming Events and Volunteer Days

Saturday, March 23, 2019: Join AMPC and the Atlanta Audubon Society for a Bird Walk with leader, Bill Lotz from 8 am to 10 am. We will gather at the entrance to the Atlanta Memorial Park playground before heading out for the Bird Walk. No registration required but, if you know you can join us, please email info@atlmemorialpark.org so that we will know to expect you.

Saturday, April 6, 2019: Atlanta Memorial Park is proud to be a cleanup site for Chattahoochee Riverkeeper’s (CRK) Sweep the Hooch from 9 am to 12 pm! Sweep the Hooch is an annual day of service to the Chattahoochee River watershed mobilizing volunteers on foot, in waders, or kayak/canoe paddlers to remove trash at locations throughout the watershed. Sweep the Hooch brings people together to give back to the mighty river that gives us so much. Last year, with the help of over 900 volunteers, CRK and volunteers removed 24 TONS from our watershed on this day. Don’t miss out on this great day! Details about the event can be found here – https://chattahoochee.org/sweep-the-hooch/ (click on the registration link, select walker or wader, then choose Peachtree Creek).

Saturday, April 13, 2019: Join AMPC and Trees Atlanta green t-shirt volunteer and certified tree keeper, Aaron Bose, for our monthly forest restoration volunteer day from 9 am to noon. On this day, we will re-visit the 2018 site (near the Northside Drive bridge/south side of the creek) to remove any invasive plants that have grown up around the 129 trees we planted in December 2018/January 2019.  Please wear long-sleeve shirts, long pants, and closed-toe shoes for the work day. Trees Atlanta will provide tools and gloves. Email info@atlmemorialpark.org to let us know that you can join us!

3 TRAFFIC ADVISORIES

TRAFFIC ADVISORY #1: The Department of Watershed Management is lining the Peachtree Creek Trunk Sewer from a manhole located in front of 796 Wesley Drive NW, resulting in a temporary road closure.  Consequently, Wesley Drive NW is closed to through traffic between Wellesley Drive and Riada Drive.  Construction began in late January 2019 and is expected to last approximately six (6) weeks.  For more details, click here

TRAFFIC ADVISORY #2: The Department of Watershed Management has closed a portion of Howell Mill Road to through traffic between Peachtree Battle Avenue and Woodley Drive.  The closure is necessary to access a manhole on Howell Mill Road to reline the Peachtree Creek Trunk Sewer. This section of road was closed on March 11, 2019 and will re-open in approximately four (4) weeks.  A police officer is posted at the Howell Mill Road/ Woodley Drive intersection to help direct traffic.  For more details, click here

TRAFFIC ADVISORY #3: The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) began a daytime road closure on Northside Drive on Monday, March 11, 2019. The lane closure is related to the Peachtree Creek Bridge Replacement project. A police office is posted at the Northside Drive/Wesley Drive intersection to assist traffic coming into and out of the Memorial Park neighborhood. The road closure is expected to last until Monday, May 27, 2019.  

 For GDOT’s full press release and additional information, please click here.

 

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To contact the Haynes Manor Recital Hall Foundation, please email info@atlmemorialpark.org.

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