Happy New Residents For Our Pond!

Last week we received a very generous gift from Iain Patterson, a resident of 8th street – approximately 150-200 Koi fish (similar in colour to gold fish)! Iain had these beautiful orange fish which he looked after lovingly and caringly in his pond for many, many years. They became his little friends and stayed in
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Alison Gitelson – parkrun Profile

Alison Gitelson is one of the founding volunteers at Alberts Farm parkrun, from the very beginning she has been indispensable. Especially behind the scenes, handling the logistics and documentation that keeps everything running smoothly, she is the one setting up the processes that make our results come so quickly and dependable. If not herself, odds are, she
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Invasive Plant Volunteers Needed At Alberts Farm

The rains have started and those pesky Black Jack plants have returned in large numbers in Alberts Farm Conservancy. They are an annoyance to you, but also take up the resources such as space and water that indigenous grasses and herbs should be utilizing. If left unchecked, the park will have large areas of Black
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Alberts Farm parkrun 1st Anniversary

Can you believe our awesome Alberts Farm parkrun has been with us for only a year, feels like it has been part of our lives forever! We are celebrating our 1st Anniversary run on Saturday the 15th August 2015 yes, that’s this Saturday! with an epic Anniversary run that will have our runners go backwards…. relax, relax,
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Carel Venter Name Change To Greymont Park – Now Has Officially Been Approved.

After a lengthy process that started in April last year, with a lengthy public participation process (Petition, emails, social media, local media, local Councillor) and submitting all relevant documents and motivations, we have finally received confirmation yesterday that The City of Johannesburg has approved the name change which we requested. Namely; The Carel Venter Park
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Full Moon Picnic on Friday

Every Full Moon Night… just for the fun of it. This time it is a BLUE MOON… two full moons in one month!!! WHERE: 6th Road West, intersection 10th Street, Greymont. Behind the Jungle Gym. BRING: Easy to share picnic food, lots to drink, a chair, lots of wood for a roaring fire. Please dresss
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Be with the Tree’s on Mandela Day

We will meet on Saturday at 3.30 in the Albert’s Farm parking area at 6th road entrance. The purpose is to record the co-ordinates, size and number of the invasive trees. Anyone is welcome to help, just for an hour or two. Wear old clothes and takkies due to the ash, and bring a plastic
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Fun Youth Day with Legacy Foundation

  On Youth Day the team from Legacy Foundation had a fun day in Albert’s Farm with a picnic and a fun run parkrun as well as some delicious boerewors rolls and coffee from Mi Casa Coffee. The day was a great success with families and kids having an awesome time in the sun, thankfully the day
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