The AIA sponsors several events throughout the year. Here is our calendar at a glance.

Quarterly Membership Meetings

The AIA holds 4 quarterly Membership Meetings throughout the year - usually in January, April, August and November, two on a weekday evening, and two on Saturday mornings. If you would like to request an agenda item, please send your request to two weeks prior to the scheduled meeting. Normally, meetings are held at the Waverly Branch of the Enoch Pratt Library - 400 E. 33rd Street, Normal's Books & Records - 425 E. 31st Street, or the 29th Street Community Center - 300 E. 29th Street.

2021 Membership Meeting dates

  • Saturday, January 30 - 10:30 a.m - 12:00 p.m. via Zoom

  • Wednesday, April 21 - 6:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

  • Saturday, August 14 - 10:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

  • Wednesday, November 10 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Neighborhood Newsletters

Newsletters are published and delivered to all properties within the Abell community between 4 and 6 times a year.

Deadlines for newsletter submissions:

  • January 17, Winter Issue

  • March 17, Spring Issue

  • May 17, Memorial Day/Film Series Issue

  • July 17, Street Fair Issue

  • September 17, Fall Issue

  • November 17, Holiday Issue

Community Dumpsters - 2021 dates to be published upon confirmation

Dumpsters or trucks are usually placed at 31st Street near the corner of Abell Avenue. They arrive around 8 a.m. and remain until filled. No hazardous materials, please.

  • Spring clean-up, dumpster or truck

  • Fall Clean-up, dumpster or truck

Spring Cleanup - a Saturday in April

Memorial Day Picnic - the Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend

Film Series - 2021 schedule TBD

Street Fair - a Sunday in September from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Abell Community Chili Cook-off - a Sunday in early October

Parking Permit Pickup - a Saturday in late October. Renew at

Current permits will remain valid until further notice.

Potluck with the Harwood Community Association - a weeknight in mid-November

Fall Clean-up - the Saturday before Thanksgiving; 2021 date is November 20

Holiday Caroling - usually the Sunday before Christmas

New Years Eve Progressive Dinner - December 31

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