Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Big improvements, including a new bridge re-establishing access to the park's south side, are coming for the park.
DeKalb County officials and a group of local residents who have been cleaning and clearing Kittredge Park off North Druid Hills Road for the last several years broke ground last week on the park's county-funded renovation. The group, which included county Commissioner Kathie Gannon and members of Friends of Kittredge Park, gathered around a ceremonial tree planting at 6 p.m. Thursday to mark the moment. Alan Pinsker, a member of the group, filled Patch in last week on what's been done and what's in store for the park: Friends of Kittredge Park, comprised of residents from several surrounding homeowners' associations, has been diligently working in the park virtually every month over the past 4 years to remove literally tons of invasive …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The 6 p.m. ceremony will be hosted by Friends of Kittredge Park.
DeKalb County is gearing up to improve Kittredge Park, and a local organization dedicated to the park's maintenance will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday, May 9. The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m., according to a statement from Friends of Kittredge Park. The group advises those who wish to attend to wear work shoes and a hard hat (if you have one). More details to come. What's your favorite park in the area? Tell us in the comments section below.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
It includes info for pools at Kittredge, Medlock and Briarwood parks.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The 2012 DeKalb County swim season begins May 26 and runs through Aug. 6. Select pools will remain open on weekends until Sept. 3. The Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs Department currently operates 10 outdoor swimming pools and one aquatic center. Splash into summer by visiting county pools and you will find an array of amenities for all ages, including a new splash pad at Briarwood pool; zero depth entry pools at Murphey Candler and Midway pool; a lazy river, two water slides, a zero depth entry kiddie area and various splash features at Browns Mill Aquatic Facility. In addition to pool amenities, we offer private, semi-private and group swim lessons every summer for the community to enjoy. POOL HOURS OF OPERATION Browns Mill Aquatic …
Monday, January 16, 2012
Friends of Kittredge Park plan to get together today from 9am to noon to remove invasive species and lay new trails.
Alan Pinsker, head of the North Druid Hills Residents Association, sent me this note about the Friends of Kittredge Park, which is getting together today to spruce up the park and honor Martin Luther King Jr.: Please put onto your events calendar an announcement regarding our monthly work in Kittredge Park to remove invasive species and to help lay new trails throughout the park. In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday on Monday, January 16th, we are treating this month's work in the park as a community service project, from 9am to noon. A large group of Emory University faculty and students has already committed to work with Friends of Kittredge Park, and we would welcome anyone else in the community to come join us. The park is …
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
About 150 students volunteered at the park or MedShare on Sept. 11, part of a year-long service effort hatched by the president's administration.
Monday, September 12, 2011
As part of Hands On Atlanta's 9/11 Day of Service, area volunteers helped clean up Kittredge Park to help bring it closer to what is envisioned in its master plan.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Emma Harger
Monday, September 12, 2011
Perhaps it was meant to be like this: Sept. 11, 2011, a beautiful, clear, hot day in Atlanta, the kind of day that tells people to get out and do something, make something, be something. In this case, Friends of Kittredge Park, Hands on Atlanta and Emory University teamed up to spend this solemn day cleaning up Kittredge Park, getting it closer to the envisioned structure and uses of the area. Kittredge Park is hidden down a road that straddles the DeKalb International Student Center, formerly Kittredge Magnet School, on one side and Adams Stadium on the other. The bulk of the park, including a small pool and two baseball diamonds, is completely invisible from bustling North Druid Hills Road. The park is quiet, heavily forested and has a …
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Want to know what's going on in the neighborhood this weekend? Patch lets you know.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue with a line up to suit all ages. From sleep support to park support (and some relaxing entertainment in between), enjoy these weekend bets. 1. DOC TALKS: ABCs OF GOOD SLEEP When/Where: Thursday from 6pm to 7pm in the DeKalb Medical Theatre Why Go: If you are having problems with sleep - or if you wish to improve your sleep - this event is for you! Join Dr. Joseph Weissman, a DeKalb Medical neurologist, as he discusses overcoming sleep disorders. Weissman will offer tips for improving sleep and will also explain when help should be sought to treat sleep problems. Pricing: This event is free but registration is required. 2. KITTREDGE PARK …