“We’re Going to Have a Ball”
2017 Festival planning is underway, and so is the planning for our yearly kick off extravaganza, Butterfly Ball. This year get ready to eat, drink, dance and have a Ball under the star lit tent. Bogey and The Viceroy will be back to keep us on our toes and entertain us throughout the evening. Butterfly Ball will be Friday night, April 28th from 8PM to Midnight in the big tent on Euclid Avenue. The tent is located on Euclid overlooking Springvale Park between Elizabeth and Waverly. Tickets are $50 per person... (read more)
2017 Inman Park Diners Club
Yes, it is time to sign up for the Inman Park Diners Club and for those who are new to the Inman Diners dinner club, after you signup you will be invited to the kick-off party. At the party you will find out who is in your 2017 group and then you will attend 5 dinners with that group over the course of the year, approximately once every 2 months. I will suggest some dates but you as a group make your own decisions and dates can be changed at any time if needed. The host or hostess has the honor to decide on the menu; emails out the recipes and everybody chooses one dish to bring. That means less work and less clean up for the host! You must live in Inman Park and you must to commit to show up at each dinner, dish in hand. Other than that, there are (read more)
Please register here for the 2017 Diners Club.
2017 Book Club
The Inman Park Book Club meets at 7 p.m. on the last Tuesday of each month, except for April and November when there is no meeting. Book Club is hosted each month by a different member, and members are each asked to bring a dish to share. Contact Jan Keith, Inman Park Book Club Coordinator, with any questions. Look at the Book Club schedule.
Inman Park Coyotes
In walking my dog, I noticed a "beware" sign someone posted about someone spotting a coyote. Knowing how common it is for coyotes to be in most urban and suburban areas around the nation (and in other Atlanta neighborhoods like Candler Park), I was not that surprised (even though I have never spotted coyotes myself even though I walk my dog daily). But I am afraid that some residents might needlessly over-react and hire some trapper to trap and probably kill those coyotes who might live around here. Read more.
Seeking a part-time Executive Director
The Trolley Barn is searching for a part-time Executive Director to be responsible for overseeing daily operations of an historic building located in the heart of the Inman Park neighborhood. The building is owned by a non-profit organization, The Atlanta & Edgewood Street Railway Company, which is governed by a Board of Directors. The primary funding for the operations of the building has come from event rentals. The Trolley Barn also serves non-profits and the community.
Responsibilities include serving as the key person of reference for clients, external vendors, and staff. Experience in event facilities management and the ability to lead a team is important. Hours and compensation are subject to negotiation.