skateboarderThe City of Atlanta and the Atlanta BeltLine will celebrate the ground breaking for Foundation Skate Park on Saturday, April 3, from noon to  5 p.m. The park will be located on the BeltLine, just past the WSB-TV tower at 766 Willoughby Way NE.

The celebration will include an afternoon of activities include skateboarding, contests, food, music and more. The event will raise funds to cover additional park features, and will be the last official event at the location before construction begins on converting Foundation Skate Park into a “safe, free-of-charge space for youth from across the City of Atlanta to explore and develop their passion for skateboarding,” according to BeltLine officials.

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Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.