Tire Roundup is scheduled! 4/15/2017
This year the Tire Roundup will be on Saturday, April 15, 2017!!
It’s one of our favorite days of the year…..Tire Roundup!! For those of you that don’t know, one day a year for Earth Day, volunteers pick up old tires and take them to ChaRM, located at 1110 Hill St. in Grant Park. This is free and is made possible by our Councilperson Natalyn Archibong and East Atlanta volunteers.
Tires will be accepted for free at CHaRM on that day from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a tire/tires that needs to be picked up or if you see a tire/tires on the street or in a vacant lot.
We will either pick up on that day before 12:00 p.m. or make arrangements and a trusty volunteer will pick the tire/tires up ahead of time. This is for East Atlanta only (see map below). You can also drop your tire/tires off at CHaRM yourself just tell them you live in East Atlanta. Other neighborhoods will be having similar events so check them out.
We are making a huge dent in the abandoned tires. In the past we have collected thousands, yes thousands of tires in just 4 hours. Last year there were only about 50!! More information will be available for this day from Natalyn’s office so stay tuned. Also, if you would like to volunteer on that day, please let me know.
AND FYI...the City of Atlanta does not pick up tires so please do not put them on the curb expecting sanitation to pick them up. Not going to happen. Except for this one day a year, you have to do the responsible thing and depose of them by taking them to CHaRM (the first 2 tires are always free) or pay a tire shop a small fee to take them.
Burgess-Peterson Academy is delighted to host the 6th Annual EAV Runfest on Saturday, March 28, 2020. For 2020, it will be the same format as previous events, with a 5K first, fun run for kids and parents of all ages, and finishing up with a spectator-friendly, two-lap 1 mile race right through the village. Register now for the best price of the season, just $20 for the 5K!
You are invited to attend EACA’s November meeting on Tuesday, November 12 at 7pm. During the meeting attendees will have a Q&A with East Atlanta's Atlanta School Board Representative Michelle D. Olympiadis, hear updates about the Lyndale Drive Annexation, discuss proposed changes to street parking near BPA, learn more about GDOT pedestrian count on Moreland Avenue, and learn more about East Atlanta Santa Fest and EACA Potluck and Elections.
Join EACA and SAND on Saturday, November 16th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. at the intersection of Moreland Ave SE and Ormewood Ave SE for the GDOT pedestrian count Have your Moreland Ave Passport stamped for prizes and discounts at area businesses! This count will determine whether we have sufficient pedestrian traffic for GDOT to install a crosswalk with a traffic signal on Moreland Avenue, somewhere between Pendleton and Ormewood.
While your ghouls and goblins are enjoying EAV-O-Ween this year bring them by the Neighbor In Need Photobooth from 6pm-8pm to get that perfect memory of the day. For a suggested donation of $10, professional photographer Dani Weiss, of Dani Weiss Photography will get a great shot, do a little editing to really make it pop, and have it available on her site for download. All proceeds got to Neighbor in Need to help keep elderly neighbors in EAV in their homes by doing emergency home repairs they simply can’t afford. The photo booth is supported by Marc Takacs of In Atlanta Realtors .
EAV Runfest is looking for community volunteers to join it’s 2020 planning committee and will host a planning meeting on Wednesday November 6. If you are interested in learning more about joining this group of awesome volunteers, please email ErinJewellPTA@gmail.com to register your interest and learn more.
Are you ready for Saturday? Click below to see everything you need to know about EAV-o-Ween in the village; including road closure information, costume parade details, a costume boutique for those in need, and movie night specifics. We can’t wait to see you there!
It's time for the Friends of East Atlanta Library’s Annual Community Party and Annual Meeting! This adults only event is open to the public and complimentary. A brief members meeting will be followed by light refreshments, live bluegrass music and a wine tasting & cheese pairing.
You are invited to attend EACA’s October meeting on Tuesday, October 8 at 7pm. During the meeting attendees can hear updates from EACA committees, hear about the latest development projects, details on neighborhood events, and members will vote on land use, zoning, and alcohol license applications.
Dogtoberfest, a family-friednly festival will return to East Atlanta Village on October 20. Free for people and $5 per dog. Costume-contest entry is an additional $5 (entry form here.) Celebrity judges include dog trainer and TV star, Victoria Stillwell. All proceeds will benefit The W-Underdogs.
Renovations are underway at the East Atlanta Library, but Tai Chi will continue to be offered at the Kirkwood Library. Please join us each Thursday through October 31st from 5-6pm.