September 2020
Registration Opens for Fall Programming
The City of South Fulton Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs Department is excited to unveil its fall programming schedule. Residents of any age can enjoy a mixture of in-person and virtual programs. The program offerings include everything from virtual exercise classes to virtual field trips and much more. Registration is open now. The fall program lineup will run from September 29 until November 7. Pick a class below and sign up today.

  • Inner Healing Stretch
  • Men's Power Train
  • Movement and Balance
  • Virtual Field Trips
  • Cooking Classes
  • Spoken Word
  • Fall Baseball
  • eSports
  • Rock The Block series
Cultural Affairs Manager Earns Public Manager Certification
Cultural Affairs Manager Tony Jordan is now a graduate of University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government Certified Public Manager (CPM) program.

The CPM is a United States professional designation established in 1979 to improve performance and advance best practice standards for public sector managers. It positions graduates to learn several core competencies: change leadership, personal and organizational integrity, managing work, developing self, leading people, systemic integration, and public service.
Serenbe Institute Presents Free Virtual Concerts Via Zoom
The Serenbe Institute is offering a series of fiery virtual performances during the month of September. The free Zoom concerts are available through a partnership with the City of South Fulton and other partner arts organizations. Enjoy a night with Angelica Hairston on Saturday, September 19 at 7 p.m. live from the Southwest Arts Center.

Angelica Hairston is a highly regarded harpist, educator and advocate. Throughout her career, she has made it a priority to create social impact through the power of the arts. Jazz guitarist Garrett Motes will perform on Saturday, September 26. Click the link below to grab your ticket today.
Preliminary Parks Master Plan Reveals Need For Improvement
Eighty-three percent of residents surveyed support enhancing and renovating the City of South Fulton’s existing parks and outdoor recreational facilities, according to a new parks master plan reviewed recently by the city council.

Add To Your Calendar: Parks Board and Public Arts Meetings
The Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs is gathering community input through a series of virtual meetings that are open to the public.

Please review the upcoming schedule of meetings for the Parks Advisory Board and the Public Arts Commission. Please register for the next pair of meetings on October 6 and 8. Need more information? E-mail Programs Manager Lakita Ford.

Singer Kandi Burruss Gives Away Food At Sandtown Park
Singer Kandi Burruss gave away free groceries to hundreds of single-parent families at Sandtown Park. Burruss partnered with non-profit Goodr to make it happen. Everything from snacks, produce, dairy and fresh vegetables were given to families in need. The Real Housewives of Atlanta crew also joined her to help out in the effort.
Rock The Block Zumba Party: New Date, New Location
Get ready to work up a sweat with the City of South Fulton parks and rec team this Saturday at the Southwest Arts Center. The Zumba Rock The Block Dance Party is a free, family-friendly event starting at 7p.m. Join us and don't forget to wear your mask. All social distancing guidelines will be followed.
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