Thursday, April 26, 2012
Interested in learning about programs to help you buy a house, disposing of medication, getting your hands dirty in a garden or learning about trees? Check out this weekend's Marietta events.
Take a look at family fun events going on in Marietta this weekend here. On the more practical side there will be a housing forum, Sip n' Stroll focusing on trees, free medication disposal and gardening workshop. 1. Join representatives from the city's housing, Community Development Division, Marietta Housing Authority and Cobb County Neighborhood Stabilization Program for the Homeownership Housing Forum. Representatives will discuss programs that help low and moderate-income families buy a house or repair their current home and accept individual initial applications for assistance at the 10th annual meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at City Hall. 2. Marietta Tree Keepers will host a Sip n’ Stroll, featuring a special neighborhood to …
Thursday, March 22, 2012
The second annual Wild West Fest, the semi-annual book sale in support of the Cobb Libraries, a charity wine tasting and a gardening workshop are just some of the things happening in Marietta this weekend.
1. It's the second annual Wild West Fest at Jim Miller Park, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cowboys and cowgirls, gunslingers, fast-draw demonstrations and lasso lessons are just a few of the adventures planned for the day. You can listen to cowboy music and visit the chuck wagon to see how ranch hands cook. You’ll also witness sheriffs arresting the “bad guys” (local celebrities and community leaders) and taking them to the jail-house on site. They won’t be released until they raise bail money, which will also go to the libraries. 2. The Friends of the Cobb County Public Library System’s semi-annual book sale will be held Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. at Jim Miller Park. Donated items for the book …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
If you've been in the mood to take in a show, this is the perfect weekend for you to spend a night out in Marietta.
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Thursday, February 16, 2012
1. Peter Noone, the lead singer for Herman's Hermits, will be in concert 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18. The original Herman's Hermits began as an English pop band in the 1960's with hits such as "I'm Into Something Good," "Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter" and "Henry the Eighth, I Am." Come out to Jennie T. Anderson Theatre of the Cobb County Civic Center. 2. The Ladies Man by Charles Morey is playing at Theatre in the Square. This farce is freely translated and adapted from the French play Tailleur pour Dames by Georges Feydeau. A husband’s efforts to deny his visit to the Moulin Rouge lead to chaotic compounded mistakes and potentially promiscuous presumptions that are perfectly plausible. 3. Ain't Misbehavin' will be playing at the …
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Take a look at what's happening in Marietta this weekend, and don't forget to add your own events.
1. Join the Green Thumb Gardening Series presented by Marietta Council of Garden Clubs on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marietta Educational Gardening Center, 505 Kennesaw Ave. The workshop is Trees and Shrubs and includes presentations, lunch and a private tour of local garden or nursery. Pre-registration is required, and it is $30 per workshop. Call 770-426-0538 for more information. 2. Saturday, Jan. 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Theatre in the Square will be having free adult acting classes. If you're 16 or older and love to act, you can register for this class. From 10 to 11 a.m. Theatre in the Square also invites children ages seven to 15 for a free acting class. Call Theatre in the Square's box office at 770-422-8369 …
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Looking for a way to get your blood pumping this weekend? Here are five event you might enjoy.
1. Get your heart pumping, spirit moving and hips grooving as you burn calories for this year's Party in Pink Zumbathon charity event featuring guest Zumba instructor Amia Freeman at WellStar Kennestone Health Place on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. The two-hour Zumba class benefits the Susan G. Komen Foundation. A $15 ticket purchase for the event is your donation benefitting the Foundation is requested per attendee. 2. More than 1,500 Marietta area residents are expected to take steps to improve their heart health Saturday in the American Heart Association’s Cobb Heart Walk at Marietta Square. The annual event, which raises funds to fight heart disease and stroke, America’s No. 1 and No. 3 killers, begins at 8 a.m. The non-competitive, three…