2011 Events

Here is a list of all known neighborhood events and activities for 2011. Some of these dates are tentative. Please speak with the Special Projects officer for more details on any of these events.
 

January 6 Candler Park Brainstorming Idea at Manuel's Tavern at 7 pm
February 1 Fall Fest Planning Party at Manuel's Tavern at 7 pm

March 20

Publix Marathon
March 26 Atlanta Women's 5K in Candler Park at 8 am (register here)
April 15-17

SweetWater 420 Festival
Set up in the park is Wed 4/13 - Thurs 4/14. Festival is Fri 4/15 - Sun 4/17.
Equipment load out is on Mon 4/18.

April 16 SweetWater 420 5K
April 23 Easter Egg Hunt in Candler Park at 12 noon
April 30

Candler Park Movie Night: Toy Story 3
Begins at sunset in front of the pool house

For more info go to http://friendsofcandlerpark.org/screenonthegreen.html

April 30 Dressed for Success Power Walk in Candler Park
Registration begins at 8:30 am, the walk is from 9 - 10 am
May 21

Hootenanny and Captain Planet Film Festival 

4 - 10 pm in Candler Park

Join us in the fun and antics of a Hootenanny and stay for the Screen on the Green showing of The Captain Planet Film Festival.

4 - 8 pm Native Plant sale with Eco Addendum. 20% of the plant sale will go towards the Candler Park Nature Trail

7 pm Seed & Feed Marching Band

Click here for more information.

June 1? Candler Park Pool opens -- specific date to be announced by City of Atlanta
June 18 790 The Zone Midsummer Music Festival
July 23

Candler Park Movie Night: How To Train Your Dragon
Begins at sunset in front of the pool house

For more info go to http://friendsofcandlerpark.org/screenonthegreen.html

August 20

Candler Park Movie Night: Tangled
Begins at sunset in front of the pool house
For more info go to http://friendsofcandlerpark.org/screenonthegreen.html

September 5 Candler Park Pool closes
Saturday, September 17
 

Candler Park Movie Night: The Karate Kid
Begins at sunset in front of the pool house
For more info go to http://friendsofcandlerpark.org/screenonthegreen.html

Friday,
September 30
New Belgium Brewing’s “Clips of Faith” Beer and Film Tour in Candler Park to benefit the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition (more info here).
Saturday,
October 1

A Future Not A Past - 7,200 Steps to Stop Demand 5k
300 person race in Candler Park with "rolling road closures"
Race starts at Mary Lin Elementary at 8:30 am
Register for the race on active.com

Saturday,
October 1

NAMI walk in Candler Park
500-800 person walk in Candler Park
Check-in at 10 am, start time 11:30 am

Register and get more information here
.

Sat - Sun
October 15-16

Candler Park Fall Fest (See candlerpark.org/fallfest for more information.)

  • Festival -- Sat 10/15 - Sun 10/16 -- Includes Live Bands, Artists' Market, Children's Activities.
  • 5K Road Race -- Sat 10/15
  • Tour of Homes -- Sun 10/16
Saturday,
October 29
Candler Park Movie Night: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Begins at sunset in front of the pool house

 


Photos from past events:

 


 

Fall Fest 2008
 

Fall Fest 2008
 

Fall Fest 2008
 

Fall Fest 2008
 

Mark Clement (chair of the Fall Fest committee), his wife, and Mike Geier of Kingsized
 

For more Fall Fest 2008 photos, check out this Flickr gallery!