Historic Atkins Porter Neighborhood Association

The Historic Atkins-Porter Neighborhood Association is dedicated to preserving the history, integrity, safety and sense of community of the Atkins-Porter neighborhood. The group holds monthly meetings at the botanical garden, 311 Jackson St. on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm.

Upcoming Events

HAPNA Calendar of Events

June – July

– Bring those little ones to the HAPNA Botanical Garden at 311 Jackson

Street at 10:30 A.M. for story hour with Kayla Nation of the W.G. Rhea Public Library.

Mondays in June 13, 20, 27 and July 11. See blog for more information.

 

June

– This neighborhood LOVES TREES, so bring the kiddos to the HAPNA

Botanical Garden at 10:30 A.M. on Thursdays in June for “Tree Talk” with TN National

Wildlife Refuge Ranger Joan Howe and friends. See blog for more information.

 

June – September

– Meet at the AP Rec Center/Dog Park on South Highland Street at 10 AM

for a morning of kayaking. What a great way to start your Saturday.

 

July 16

– Cool down with a little ice cream at our Ice Cream Social in the Garden.

Friendly donation suggested. Details to come.

 

September-October

– Autumn Children’s Story Hour – Bring those little ones the HAPNA Botanical Garden at 311 Jackson Street at 10:30 A.M. each Monday for Autumn Story Hour with Kayla Nation of the W.G. Rhea Public Library.

 

 October 29

– Grab your costumes (or just your running clothes!) for the Atkins-Porter Scarecrow Classic 5K Run/Walk. We appreciate our sponsors: HCMC Home Health and Hospice and Re/Max Cornerstone Real Estate. Check Eventbrite.com for registration or stop by Re/Max Cornerstone Real Estate, 1011 Locust Street, Paris.

 

November 5

– Fall Litter Pickup in the Neighborhood. You bring the gloves, we’ll have

the rest!

 

Thanksgiving

– New Year’s Day

– Join your friends and family at the botanical

garden and bask in the glow of thousands of Christmas lights!

 

December 10

– The GIFT OF LIGHT begins in the HAPNA neighborhood! Drive

through and try to decide who will win the coveted BPU trophies for HAPNA’s Annual

Lighting Contest. Judging happens tonight!

 

December 11

– Annual Holiday Lighting Contest awards present by our sponsor,

Board of Public Utilities!

 

UPDATED August 17, 2022