National Night Out 2017

Join your neighbors, police, firemen and city officials on Tuesday, August 1st from 6:00pm to 8:00pm for food and public safety awareness! The event will be held 1635 Westwood Avenue (near the intersection of Manson).

HISTORY
National Night Out, ‘America’s Night Out Against Crime,’ was introduced by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) in 1984 to prevent crime, drugs and violence in cities across America. That first year, 400 communities in 23 states participated in National Night Out. Nationwide, 2.5 million Americans took part in 1984. National Night Out now involves over 37 million people and 15,000 communities from all fifty states, U.S. Territories, Canadian cities, and military bases worldwide.

ABOUT NNO
National Night Out is designed to:

– Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness;
– Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs;
– Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and
– Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

INFO
More information about National Night Out can be found at http://www.nationalnightout.org/

National Night Out 2014

National Night Out 2016

Join your neighbors, police, firemen and city officials on Tuesday, August 2nd from 5:00pm to 8:00pm for food, music, and public safety awareness! The event will be held at the intersection of Westwood Avenue and Manson Avenue (near 1635 Westwood Avenue).

HISTORY
National Night Out, ‘America’s Night Out Against Crime,’ was introduced by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) in 1984 to prevent crime, drugs and violence in cities across America. That first year, 400 communities in 23 states participated in National Night Out. Nationwide, 2.5 million Americans took part in 1984. National Night Out now involves over 37 million people and 15,000 communities from all fifty states, U.S. Territories, Canadian cities, and military bases worldwide.

ABOUT NNO
National Night Out is designed to:

– Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness;
– Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs;
– Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and
– Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

INFO
More information about National Night Out can be found at http://www.nationalnightout.org/

National Night Out 2016

National Night Out 2016 Photos

In 2016 the National Night Out event was shifted from its location of the past few years in Olympian Park, to the intersection of Westwood Avenue and Manson Avenue. Food was grilled, and neighbors mingled with Councilmember C.T. Martin, Major Moore, and police officers.

National Night Out

National Night Out 2015Join your neighbors for food, school supplies, an art show and more as we unite against crime in the community!

POTLUCK

The Grill Masters from the 1600 Block of South Olympian Way and crew will be cooking!

Free food and drinks are being served and this is a potluck event. To ensure all may partake bring your own special dish to share! All items are welcome: ice, drinks, chips, buns, hot dogs, burgers (meat or veggie), cups, plates, napkins, utensils, coal, or lighter fluid. We will have a veggie grill or two going too! If you don’t care to cook and want to share items to be cooked, that works too!

TALENT SHOW

Additional activities include a talent show featuring participants from the 2015 Westview STEAM Empowerment Camp and you are invited to perform too.

Acknowledgments of those community heroes who have made the camp successful for a third straight year will be a highlight of the festivities. T-shirts and other art items will be auctioned off with proceeds going to next year’s camp or other youth driven activities.

SCHOOL SUPPLIES

School supplies and back packs will given out while they last. Please donate any supplies to fill those book back packs.

VOLUNTEERS

To be a part of the Host team please contact Bruce Williams at 404-447-5804.

HISTORY
National Night Out, ‘America’s Night Out Against Crime,’ was introduced by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) in 1984 to prevent crime, drugs and violence in cities across America. That first year, 400 communities in 23 states participated in National Night Out. Nationwide, 2.5 million Americans took part in 1984. National Night Out now involves over 37 million people and 15,000 communities from all fifty states, U.S. Territories, Canadian cities, and military bases worldwide.

ABOUT NNO
National Night Out is designed to:

  • Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness;
  • Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs;
  • Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and
  • Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

INFO
More information about National Night Out can be found at http://www.nationalnightout.org.

National Night Out 2014

National Night Out 2014 Photos

On Tuesday, August 5, 2014, Westview community organizations joined hundreds of other neighborhood organizations across the country for National Night Out, a public safety awareness event.

The West End Coalition held its annual event at the intersection of Mathewson and Greenwich with food, music, and socializing. In the meanwhile the Westview Community Organization held its annual event at the intersection of South Olympian and Waters with food and an art auction held by the children that participated in the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) summer camp. Firefighters, police, and elected officials dropped by to celebrate the evening with neighbors.

To view photos of National Night Out view the photo gallery below (click “continue reading”) or visit the Westview Facebook page.

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National Night Out

National Night Out 2014Join your neighbors, police, firemen and city officials on Tuesday, August 5th from 6:30pm to 9:00pm for food, music, and public safety awareness! The event will be held at the intersection of South Olympian Way and Waters Drive. There will be hotdogs, sodas, cookies, chips and water.

HISTORY
National Night Out, ‘America’s Night Out Against Crime,’ was introduced by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) in 1984 to prevent crime, drugs and violence in cities across America. That first year, 400 communities in 23 states participated in National Night Out. Nationwide, 2.5 million Americans took part in 1984. National Night Out now involves over 37 million people and 15,000 communities from all fifty states, U.S. Territories, Canadian cities, and military bases worldwide.

ABOUT NNO
National Night Out is designed to:

  • Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness;
  • Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs;
  • Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and
  • Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

INFO
More information about National Night Out can be found at http://www.nationalnightout.org.

Westview Cemetery Guided Tours

Westview Cemetery

Westview Cemetery Guided Tours

Preserving the past and serving the future since 1884, Westview Cemetery’s self-guided, small-group and bicycle tours offer ample opportunities to explore the final resting place of many important Atlantans, as well as visit sites such as the Battle of Ezra Church and the beautiful Mausoleum and Abbey Chapel.

TOUR DATES AND TIMES

Monday, March 17 @ 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm – Guided Tour
Tuesday, March 18 @ 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm – Guided Tour
Wednesday, March 19 @ 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm – Guided Tour
Thursday, March 20 @ 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm – Guided Tour
Friday, March 21 @ 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm – Guided Tour
Saturday, March 22 @ 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm – Guided Tour

Wednesday, March 19 @ 12:00pm – Bike Tour

RESERVATIONS

Please email cjulian@westviewcemetery.com for reservations.

Westview Cemetery

Westview Cemetery Guided Tours

Thanks to the Atlanta Preservation Center’s annual Phoenix Flies Celebration event people will be able to enjoy guides tours of the Westview Cemetery during a few days in March.

Preserving the past and serving the future since 1884, Westview Cemetery’s self-guided, small-group and bicycle tours offer ample opportunities to explore the final resting place of many important Atlantans, as well as visit sites such as the Battle of Ezra Church and the beautiful Mausoleum and Abbey Chapel.

TOUR DATES AND TIMES

Monday, March 17 @ 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm – Guided Tour
Tuesday, March 18 @ 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm – Guided Tour
Wednesday, March 19 @ 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm – Guided Tour
Thursday, March 20 @ 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm – Guided Tour
Friday, March 21 @ 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm – Guided Tour
Saturday, March 22 @ 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm – Guided Tour

Wednesday, March 19 @ 12:00pm – Bike Tour

RESERVATIONS

Please email cjulian@westviewcemetery.com for reservations.

Atlanta BeltLine Westside Bike Tours

The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership and Atlanta Bicycle Coalition offer free, guided bike tours of the Atlanta BeltLine on Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m. Enjoy the ride while you learn about the Atlanta BeltLine concept, history, and updates on project planning, implementation and development.

These tours will include rest stops highlighting assets and points of interest along the Atlanta BeltLine. Staff with the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition will lead the rides, and each group will have a ride sweep to help with any unexpected mechanical difficulties.

Riders should bring a multi-geared bicycle in good working condition, wear comfortable clothing, wear a helmet, and bring a water bottle. Plan to arrive 30 minutes early; availability is limited.

Route Map: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/3615510

Brief Rest Stops:

  • Gordon White Park
  • Brown Middle School/Rose Circle Park
  • Lionel Hampton greenspace

Registration:
We book Atlanta BeltLine Bike Tours one month at a time. The reservation system opens at 9:00 a.m. on the 25th of each month for the following month’s tour dates.

National Night Out 2013

National Night Out 2013Join your neighbors on Tuesday, August 6th from 7:00pm to 9:00pm for food, music, and public safety awareness! The event will be held at the intersection of South Olympian Way and Waters Drive. The Westview Community Organization and its sponsors will donate hot dogs and beverages. Neighbors are encouraged to contribute buns, sides, and school supplies.

HISTORY
National Night Out, ‘America’s Night Out Against Crime,’ was introduced by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) in 1984 to prevent crime, drugs and violence in cities across America. That first year, 400 communities in 23 states participated in National Night Out. Nationwide, 2.5 million Americans took part in 1984. National Night Out now involves over 37 million people and 15,000 communities from all fifty states, U.S. Territories, Canadian cities, and military bases worldwide.

ABOUT NNO
National Night Out is designed to:

  • Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness;
  • Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs;
  • Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and
  • Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

INFO
More information about National Night Out can be found at http://www.nationalnightout.org