Bessie Branham Park and Recreation Center

Bessie Branham Park And Recreation Center
PHOTO CREDIT: Courtesy Intown Area Homes
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The 7-acre park features tennis and basketball courts, baseball fields, a playground, and a $2 million recreation center that houses both a gym and a computer center with free classes for Atlanta residents.

Saturday May 18, 2024 12:00 PM EDT
Bessie Branham Park and Recreation Center Cost: Free to attend; $10-$40 for ticketed events
The annual Spring Fling Festival & Tour of Homes showcases Atlanta’s historic & vibrant Kirkwood neighborhood. Join thousands of residents from throughout the metro area in Bessie Branham Park for a day of sun, fun and community. Everyone is ready to get out, party, and celebrate with friends they’v... [click here for more]

Saturday May 20, 2023 12:00 PM EDT
Categories: Socializing, Yoga, Healthy

In honor of Mental Health Month, join us for our annual Pop Up Picnic in Bessie Branham Park for some yoga + charcuterie + fun in the sun! Grab your yoga mats, blankets, sunscreen, +positive energy and join us!

Ticket Includes:

60-minute outdoor yoga clas... [click here for more]

Tuesday June 23, 2020 06:30 PM EDT
Neighborhood Planning meeting for the East Lake, Edgewood, Kirkwood and The Villages at East Lake neighborhoods. This months meeting will be held virtually. To access the remote meeting, click here

Meeting ID: 912 537 1275 Password: 57217352 Dial by your location: +1 646 558 8656 

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Saturday May 18, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
Get a warm welcome to our neighborhood with all the family-friendly fun of the 17th annual Kirkwood Spring Fling & Tour of Homes. Start the day off with our 5K, stroll through our artists market, catch some live music with a bite to eat from local vendors or our BBQ competition, and let the kids go ... [click here for more]

Monday August 6, 2018 06:00 PM EDT
Please join Lupa’s Kitchen every Monday @ 6pm for our weekly FREE Yoga & Kombucha event with current guest instructor Victoria of Kirkwoods own Indigo Yoga! Questions about the event? Please email info at  [click here for more]

Friday January 29, 2016 07:00 PM EST
Lanta Gras is a parade with purpose — Building Community Through Music. Floats, live brass bands, dancing, beads, and family-style fun. Parade begins at noon from Bessie Branham Park and the family-friendly party moves to downtown Kirkwood from 12:30-3pm, with tons of Mardi Gras-themed menus and d... [click here for more]

Thursday July 9, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
It’s show time in the park, and the Department of Parks and Recreation has teamed up with the Mayor’s Office of Film and Entertainment, as well as the Atlanta Police Department to provide more of a safe and fun-filled experience to all of our attendees. [click here for more]

Friday March 27, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Join your neighbors on a Free hunt for more than 8,000 Easter eggs! There will also be games and crafts for the kids. Hunt is for ages 1 - 10. [click here for more]
2051 Delano Drive N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30317