Archive | March, 2014
Overton Parks and Rec

Our 15 Seconds of Fame

We at Overton Park Conservancy are big fans of NBC’s “Parks and Recreation,” for obvious reasons.  (In fact, your intrepid communications director may have once carved a Ron Swanson pumpkin for Halloween.)  So we could hardly believe it when Patrick posted a screenshot from the March 6 episode on Twitter, pointing out that a map […]


Reading Flash Mob in Overton Park

It’s Read Across America Month, and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than by curling up under a tree in Overton Park with a good book! That’s why we’re teaming up with Literacy Mid-South for a special Reading Flash Mob this Saturday, March 15 from 11:00am to 2:00pm on the Greensward.  Bring […]

Brooks Chalk Art Festival

Spring Break!

Update: the Chalk Art Festival has been moved to Thursday, March 13 due to cold temps and high winds on Wednesday. Mark your calendar for this coming Wednesday, March 12, which is the return of the Brooks Museum of Art’s Spring Break Chalk Art Festival. There’s no better excuse to spend a beautiful day in the […]