WCA June Newsletter


ANNOUNCEMENTS:

It’s summer camp and farmers market season and there are a few options available for Westside families and businesses to support.

SUMMER CAMPS

The S.E.E.D. (Student Enrichment Empowering Development) Academy

STEAM Summer Camp
June 6th – July 29th

Monday-Friday

8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten – 14 years old

(see attached flyer)
Street Smart Youth Summer Program
June 13th – July 22nd
1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
12 – 16 years of age
612 Magnolia Street Atlanta GA 30314
(see attached flyer)

Camp Best Friends 2016
Grove Park Recreation Center
June 6th – July 22nd
Monday – Friday
7:30 am – 6:00 pm
750 Francis Place NW Atlanta, GA 30318
(see attached flyer)

Project R. I. S. E. (Raising Interest in STEM Education)
Five Week STEM Camp

Hollis Innovation Academy (formerly Kennedy Middle School)
June 6th -July 7th
Monday – Thursday
9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Rising 3rd – 5th graders
225 James P. Brawley Drive NW
Lunch and Snacks Provided

FARMERS MARKETS
Produce Market at Urban Perform
Saturdays 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Open June 18-October 29, 2016
678 Joseph E. Boone Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30314

Westside Provisions District Farmer’s Market
Sundays 10:00 am – 2 pm
Open April 10-December 18
1100 Howell Mill Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

CALL FOR PROPOSALS & COMMUNITY SURVEYS
The 11th Annual Sources of Urban Educational Excellence Conference
Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence
Call for proposals on:
Breaking (The Neutral) Ground: Collaboration, Negotiation, and Celebration in Urban Education

Proposals due on June 3, 2016 by 11:59 PM EST.
Must be submitted electronically at www.surveymonkey.com/r/Sources2016
Notification of acceptance will be emailed by July 8, 2016.
Conference hosted at Georgia State University on October 21-23, 2016
If you have questions, please email them to Dana Salter at dsalter@gsu.edu

(see attached flyer)

Atlanta Bicycle Coalition invites residents to take short by-text survey to win prizes —

Take a short survey by texting the name of the neighborhood to 678-647-7176.

In just a few weeks, Atlanta’s first bike-share system will debut downtown, with 100 bikes at 10 stations, growing to 500 bikes by end of year.
Atlantans are invited to share their opinions about the neighborhoods where they would like to see new locations.
Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, City of Atlanta and CycleHop are calling on all Atlantans to take a short survey via text:
For the first month, Atlanta Bicycle Coalition will randomly select one survey participant each week to receive a $50 gift card.

One lucky survey participant will win a grand prize: a brand new kid’s bike!

*Save the Date for the 5th Annual Juneteenth Community Festival June 17-19, 2016
UPCOMING EVENTS:
Thursday June 2nd

           Atlanta Beltline Westside + Southwest Study Group
           6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
           Hagar’s Palace
           19 Joseph E. Lowery  Boulevard, NW Atlanta, GA 30314
(see attached flyer)

Friday June 3rd     

Equitable Transit Development in Atlanta (click link for more information)
7:30 am – 9:00 am

All Saints’ Episcopal Church

Saturday June 4th

            Good Sam Community Day
       9:30 am – 12:00 pm
            Good Samaritan Health Center – 1015 Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway NW, Atlanta GA 30318

Homeownership Fair and Bus Tour

            10:00 am – 1:00 pm
KIPP Strive Academy – 1444 Lucille Avenue SW, Atlanta GA 30310

Thursday June 9th
ROUND #1 Community Meetings: Vision, Needs, Opportunities
2016 City of Atlanta Comprehensive Development Plan
Department of Planning and Community Development
QUADRANT #3:  Adamsville Recreation Center
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
3201 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW
(see attached fliers)

Saturday June 11th

Westview Summer Solstice Celebration
11:00am – 8:00pm

Westview Village – 1548 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310
RECURRING EVENTS:
Mondays and Wednesdays
Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition Street Outreach
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Intersection of James P. Brawley Drive and Jett Street
Friday June 3rd

          Transforming Westside Summit
        7:00 am – 9:00 am
           City of Refuge – 1300 Joseph E. Boone Boulevard NW, Atlanta GA 30314

Proctor Creek Stewardship Council Meeting

       1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
           Atlanta-Fulton Public Library, Northwest Branch – 2489 Perry Blvd NW, Atlanta GA 30318

Saturday June 4th

A Walk with A Doc

          9:00 am- 11:00 am
           Lionel Hampton Trail – 390 Willis Mills Road, Entrance off MLK Road

           English Avenue Neighborhood Association

           10:00 am – 12:00 pm
581 Joseph E. Boone Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30314

           Ashview Heights Community Association

           10:00 am – 11:30 pm

           Shiloh M.B. Church – 1150 Westview Dr SW # 306, Atlanta, GA 30310


Monday
June 6th

           Westview Community Organization
           7:00pm
           Calvary United Methodist Church – 1471 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd, Atlanta GA 30310


Tuesday June 7th

West End Neighborhood Association
           7:00pm
     
      West End Library – 525 Peeples Street SW, Atlanta GA 30310

Wednesday June 8th

NPU T Meeting
7:00pm
KIPP Strive Primary School – 1444 Lucile Avenue SW, Atlanta GA 30310
Saturday June 11th

West Atlanta Watershed Alliance Service Learning Saturdays

           10:00am -1:00pm
           Outdoor Activity Center – 1442 Richland Rd SW, Atlanta GA 30310

Tuesday June 14th

  NPU L Meeting

          7:00pm
186 Sunset Ave NW, Atlanta GA 30314

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