Early voting continues weekdays through Nov 3rd from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Weekend voting is Oct 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Oct 29 from noon to 5p.m.  View early voting locations here

Atlanta residents will choose a new mayor, city council, and school board. To find your polling location and a sample ballot, visit the My Voter page. Election day is November 7th.

Castleberry Hill Neighborhood Association is hosing a SPOOKTACULAR Kid-Friendly Party at Bottle Rocket beginning at 3:00 p.m. We’ll start the fun by carving and decorating pumpkins while enjoying a movie on the big screen!  The Florida vs. Georgia game will also be on. From 4pm-5pm everyone can participate in Halloween games and activities.  All neighbors and businesses are invited to bring your treats during this time.  At 5:30pm we’ll head next door to Poco Mas for some Mexican treats.  So break out your best costume (or not) and join us this Saturday!

#VoteLocal Mayoral Forum

 

 

This event, focused on community engagement, will take a creative spin on the format of a mayoral forum and is a continuation of our #VoteLocal effort and the work of Our Future Atlanta to ensure that the public is informed and engaged in the upcoming 2017 elections. RSVP HERE

Southwest Airlines Makes Woodruff Park Smile
It’s time to celebrate!

 

Central Atlanta Progress, Southwest Airlines, and Project for Public Spaces will gather on Thursday, November 2 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. to celebrate the launch of Woodruff Park’s newest amenities at a Happy Hour event.

Thanks to the Southwest Airlines Heart of the Community program, the park now offers a mobile game cart, new furniture and landscaping features, and reinvigorated seasonal programming – all for the Downtown Atlanta community to enjoy.

This family-friendly event will feature guest remarks from A.J. Robinson, President of CAP/ADID, and other special guests. Remarks will begin at 5:15 p.m., followed by a complimentary refreshments and light bites reception in the park’s gazebo. All are welcome to enjoy the Game Cart’s inventory of board and lawn games, in addition to the live music and photo booth that will be onsite.

Registration for this event is required for the food and beverage portion of the reception. RSVP HERE

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta will be hosting the All Star Run (formerly Strong Legs Run) on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at Georgia State Stadium – Green Parking Lot. This has been an annual event at Turner Field, now Georgia State Stadium for more than 10 years, and an annual event in Atlanta for more than 30 years. It is just being rebranded to change with the times.

The event is a fund raiser for the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and they anticipate a crowd of 2,500 to 3,000 runners and walkers.

The event will begin and end at Georgia State Stadium’s Green Parking Lot, with the 5K starting at 9:00am, and the 2K / 1 mile at 10:15am. Each race is a loop through the surrounding area and downtown Atlanta. The description of each route is attached. The last finishers will complete the 2K route no later than 11:00am. During the run/walk, roads along the race routes will remain open to traffic. Off-duty Atlanta Police officers will direct traffic at all intersections along the route. They will hold traffic or detour traffic as necessary to insure the safety of the participants.

If you are interested in participating, sign up here.

Notification | Road&Lane Closures | 2K Route| 5K Route| Route Description

 

Castleberry Hill’s 16th Annual Chili Cook-Off is Nov 11, 2017, 2-5pm.

Festivities Begin @ 2:00 p.m at the lot across from Fire Station #1, 71 Elliott St SW, Atlanta, GA 30313. 

Judging and Band begin @ 3:00 p.m.

Chili will be judged for 1st & 2nd places in two categories: People’s Choice and Best Overall (to be judged by a panel of foodies and firemen) Want to enter your award winning chili? Register here!

Proceeds go directly to Atlanta’s Fire Station No. 1. 10% of this year’s proceeds will go to Hire Heroes USA, a 501c3 nonprofit organization that empowers U.S. military members, veterans and military spouses to succeed in the workforce. For more info contact social@castleberryhill.org 

This Saturday: Historic Westside Mayoral Forum
October 21, 2017
10 a.m. – Noon | The Gathering Spot

Westside Future Fund – in partnership with Ashview Heights Community Association, AUC Neighborhood Association, Booker T. Washington Community Association, English Avenue Neighborhood Association and Vine City Civic Association – invites you to attend the Historic Westside Mayoral Forum.

WABE FM’s Rose Scott will moderate the forum as our 2017 Atlanta Mayoral Candidates discuss topics impacting Historic Westside communities, such as affordable housing, resident retention, safety and security, cradle-to-career education and health and wellness.

Refreshments will be provided.For more on the 2017 Atlanta Mayoral Candidates, click here.  RSVP For The Event

JRDF One Walk

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – Georgia Chapter will be hosting the One Walk on Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at the GWCC Yellow Parking Lot. 

The event will begin and end at GWCC Yellow Parking Lot.  The 5K walk will begin at 9:00am, and is a loop through the Marietta Street corridor, Fairlie Poplar, Castleberry Hill, and Westside areas.  The last finishers will complete the route no later than 10:30am.  During the walk, roads along the race routes will remain open to traffic, although the crowd at the beginning of the walk will temporarily stop all traffic on Ivan Allen Boulevard.  Traffic along the route may be temporarily delayed as the walk proceeds through an area or detoured around the block to bypass the route.

Notification letter| Map | Road&Lane Closures| Route Description

We’ve got a BIG Art Stroll for you this Friday Night! Lots of gallery openings and some one-of-a-kind live events, AND it’s looking like great weather! 

If you want to make it a full Castleberry weekend then come on down Saturday and check out the Annual Loft Tour! Its going to be an amazing day! 

The 2nd Friday of every month, the Castleberry Hill Art Stroll is held throughout the neighborhood. It is a self-guided tour and is completely FREE of charge! New info is posted here as it becomes available and info sheets/maps will be posted the week of the event and available at 180 Walker St SW in front of Bottle Rocket the night of the Stroll. For the latest Art Stroll Event Info check out the Facebook page and follow castleberryhill on IG.

 

 

In a move of incredible genius (and really great luck on the calendar) Roxie Roz burlesque in proud to debut their newest creative endeavour …

Something Weird Burlesque and Video Night at Atlanta Movie Tours, Inc.

Featuring Striptastic Performances by:
– Edie Bellini
– Mary Strawberry
– Minnie Mercury
– Lydia Treats

Hosted by: Shellie Schmals
with Stage Kitten: Emily Rose

On Friday, October 13th at 10PM; Doors Open at 9:30PM

$10 Pre-sale | $15 At-the-Door! | Get your Tickets Here!

Immediately Following the show we will be screening the film Something Weird (1967).
Film Synopsis : An accident victim makes a deal with a particularly hideous witch, in which he receives extraordinary ESP powers. He uses these powers to help the police solve crimes.

Also … prior to the show, be sure to stroll around Castleberry Hill during the Castleberry Hill 2nd Friday Art Stroll.