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April in VaHi

Your guide to an awesome April in VaHi
April 1, 2024

APRIL 6 | 10:00 AM

Monthly Arboretum Tour with Virginia-Highland Civic Association & Trees Atlanta

The tour, beginning and ending at the triangle at Virginia and North Highland Ave is conducted by 15 year Va-Hi resident and retired lawyer Jim Long on the first Saturday of every month from 10AM-12PM. It focuses on the importance of urban trees with an emphasis on the trees on the route together with a sprinkling of local history and architecture. Reservations are required through www.treesatlanta.org/calendar.

APRIL 7 | 5:15 PM

VaHi Reads Book Club with VHCA & Trees Atlanta- The Curse of Pietro Houdini

APRIL 7 | 7:15 - 8:30 PM

Moon Gathering with Highland Yoga

Celebration of April's Pink Moon


Neighborhood Appreciation Day at Pielands - $12 pizzas!

APRIL 10 | 1:00 PM 

VaHi Reads Book Club with VaHi Books - The Curse of Pietro Houdini

APRIL 11 | 4:00 PM

Live Author Reading at VaHi Books with Andy Runton, author and illustrator of Owly

APRIL 11 - 14

Masters Viewing at Atkins Park with a special menu and cocktails


Jacqueline Evadne Leftwich Art Opening at San Francisco Coffee

APRIL 12 | 8:00 PM

Free Form Friday at The Splatter Studio

Bring in any item to splatter other than a canvas. No traditional canvases allowed! Items can be up to 48" in size, and pricing depends on size. Don't know what to bring? We have you covered with various add-ons to purchase in studio.

APRIL 13 | 1:00 - 3:00 PM 

Book signing with Kelly Young-Silverman at VaHi Books

APRIL 13 | 2 - 3:30 PM

Spirituality Dunks with VaHi Church

APRIL 14 | 5:15 PM 

Author Talk with Kara Alaimo at VaHi Books

APRIL 14 | 5:30 PM

Terrarium 101 at The Green Flamingo


Lucky 7 Years party at Whiskey Bird

APRIL 18 | 6:00 - 9:00 PM 

VHCA Spring Gala at Murphys! Tickets are $150

APRIL 18 | 7:00 PM 

Banned Book Club with VaHi Books and VaHi Church. A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving.

APRIL 20 | 10 - 11 AM 

Tone and Om with VHDA & Highland Yoga & Pure Barre. This fun, outdoor workout in John Howell Park is the perfect fusion of Pure Barre's high intensity moves and Highland Yoga's cool down poses. Our friends at StretchLab, Natural Body & Skin ReMEDI, and Sweetgreen will also be there! Tickets are $25! 

APRIL 20-21

Porch Plant Extravaganza with The Green Flamingo

Make your porch feel like a tropical paradise and take up to 40% off selected plants!

APRIL 21 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM 

Yard Sale at YWCA 

APRIL 21 | 7:15 - 8:30 PM 

Highland Yoga Moon Gathering to celebrate the Pink Moon.


The Art of Entertaining by Joseph Marini book signing at Urban Cottage.

APRIL 25 | 5:00 - 8:00 PM

Celebrating 25 Delicious Years of Paolo's Gelato

APRIL 26 | 7:00 PM 

Author Talk with Zibby Owens at VaHi Books

APRIL 26-29

Pure Barre Spring Open House

First class free for local and new clients, $10 drop-in if you haven't been in our studio in over a year.

APRIL 27 | 8:00 PM

Teen Black Light Night at the Splatter Studio

See your artwork come to life in a new light at Black Light Night. Show us how you GLOW! Let the lights, music, and energy take you into another world… Enjoy a teen party atmosphere while painting with glowing colors! For ages 13-18. A guardian or adult supervisor is required on the premises for 16 and under. Snacks provided!

APRIL 27 | 7:30 PM 

Terrarium 101 at The Green Flamingo

APRIL 28 | 7:15 PM 

SciFan Bookclub at VaHi Books discussing "The Spear Cuts Through Water"

APRIL 28 | 12:15 PM 

Spring Cookout at VaHi Church




  • $6 House Margaritas at Bar.bacoa
  • $10 Meatball Sub Mondays at Pielands Pizza
  • Kid’s Eat Free at Osteria 832 (Monday-Thursday) Treat your kids (and your wallets) to Osteria’s new Kid’s Eat Free Happy Hour. Enjoy a free kid’s meal ($7 value) with purchase of adult entree and drink for Karma Club members. Not a member? Join online (it’s free!).





  • Six O’Clock Shot at Atkins Park – free shot at 6 pm



"Splat Only" at the Splatter Studio. All the fun of the regular splatter session without the commitment of taking home the canvas. Only $35!

"First Stretch $29" at Stretch Lab! 25 minute stretch for VaHi neighbors.