Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Santa on Marietta Square, the Marietta Pilgrimage Christmas Home Tour, Symphony on the Square, Santa's Workshop, Sleighbells on the Square 5K, "White Christmas," "The Nutcracker," "The Sanders Family Christmas" and more.
1. Join Santa Claus for his arrival in Marietta and the lighting of the Christmas tree on Thursday, Nov. 29, in Glover Park on the Marietta Square. Festivities will begin at 5 p.m. with performances by local school choruses. Santa will make his grand entrance at 5:20 p.m. and light the giant Christmas tree at 6 p.m. More entertainment will follow while Santa visits with children in the gazebo until 8 p.m. 2. The Sanders Family Christmas at the Strand Theatre will run Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2012. The holiday show has the sunny-voiced Sanders Family back just before the beginning of World War II. They're quirky, saintly and delightfully melodic as they interpret everybody's favorite bluegrass gospel music. 3. Dec 1 and …
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
The goal of the class is to give children with special needs a traditional dance class experience, while tailoring the class to allow for their comfortable participation.
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Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Resurgens Charitable Foundation is funding a year-long program of Dance-Ability classes for children with special needs at the Marietta-based Georgia Ballet. The Dance-Ability program will be open to eight children per semester. The goal of the class is to give children with special needs a traditional dance class experience, while tailoring the class to allow for their comfortable participation. A professional dance instructor will teach the dance class with support from teaching assistants who are assigned as needed to help the participating children on a one-on-one basis. “Our core mission of the Foundation is to enable children of all abilities to maintain an active lifestyle," said Dr. Kay Kirkpatrick, president of the Resurgens …
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Kick of the holiday season with a variety of family fun events in Marietta from the annual Christmas Home Tour, to the Georgia Ballet's presentation of "The Nutcracker," to a night of carols or tea with Santa and Cinderella.
1. Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for the kick-off to the holiday season with the Christmas Tree Lighting, Thursday, Dec. 1. Festivities start at 5 p.m. in Glover Park in Marietta Square. Local school choruses will perform Christmas carols as children visit with Santa in the gazebo until 8 p.m. Santa will light the giant Christmas tree, donated by Big John’s Christmas Trees, at 6 p.m. Festivities: 2. The Safe Path's Annual Community Holiday Open House takes place on Dec. 2 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at 736 Whitlock Ave. The event will include an awards ceremony recognizing individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to preventing child abuse and neglect in our community. Call 770-801-3465 for more information. 3. On Friday…
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Here is a roundup of Christmas events in Marietta.
1. The Sanders Family Christmas at Theatre in the Square will run through Jan. 1. The perennial favorite holiday show has the sunny-voiced Sanders Family back just before the beginning of World War II. They're quirky, saintly and delightfully melodic as they interpret everybody's favorite bluegrass gospel music. Back for the 13th holiday season. Recommended for the entire family ages 10 and up. 2. The Artist Attic Holiday Show and Sale takes place at the Art Place Mountain View through Dec. 17. The event includes all hand made items by TAP students, instructors and staff. 3. Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for the kick-off to the holiday season with the Christmas Tree Lighting, Thursday, Dec. 1. Festivities start at 5 p.m. in Glover Park in …