KINDERMART SPRING CONSIGNMENT SALE: Friday, March 9th, from 9:30 – 11am. Saturday, March 10th, from 9am-Noon. Smyrna First United Methodist Church, 1315 Concord Rd., Smyrna, GA 30080. Save BIG $$$ on children’s clothes, swimsuits, toys, baby gear, strollers, car seats, books, sporting gear and much more! Many items ½ price Saturday.
ALL 4 KIDS CONSIGNMENT SALE: Thursday, March 8th from 9:30am – 8pm, Friday, March 9th from 9am – 6pm, and Saturday, March 10th, from 9am – 1pm. Cobb County Civic Center, 548 South Marietta, Parkway, Marietta, GA. www.all4kids.com for more information.
CCC MOPS CHILDREN’S CONSIGNMENT SALE: Cumberland Community Church (across from Aldi), 3110 Sports Avenue SE, Smyrna, GA 30080. Friday, March 16th from 9:30am – 7pm, and Saturday, March 17th, from 9am – 1pm. Strollers are welcome, many items half price on Saturday. www.cccmopssale.com.
PINE STRAW SALE: Boy Scout Troop 11 will be selling pine straw for 2 weekends. March 17th & 18th and March 24th & 25th, Saturdays 9 am – 4 pm / Sundays 12 noon – 4 pm. Pick up and delivery available. $4.50/bale, pick up and $5/bale for delivery. Tilman United Methodist Church, 940 Concord Rd. SE, Smyrna, GA 30080.
AMERICAN CRAFT SHOW:The American Craft Show returns March 16-18, 2018, to Cobb Galleria Centre, where more than 230 of the country’s top contemporary craft artists will present their latest handmade creations in jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home décor. The show runs for three days, with a special $5 ticket price Friday evening after 5 p.m. Show-goers will enjoy the return of Make Room: Modern Design Meets Craft, Hip Pop, Let’s Make programs and Style Slam. For more information, please visit www.craftcouncil.org/atlanta.
VININGS NINTH BUSINESS EXPO MARCH 20: The Vinings Business Association will host its ninth annual Business and Food EXPO from 4:00 pm -7:00 pm at the Hotel Indigo Atlanta Vinings Hotel, 2857 Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30339. Admission and parking are free and the event is open to the public. Over 30 exhibitors will be featured with information on Vinings-area businesses, restaurants and events. There will also be free food samples, door prizes, drawings and giveaways, including restaurant gift certificates and a cash bar. Exhibit tables may be available if pre-registered, $125 members, or $195 non-members welcome, all information is listed on the website www.ViningsBusiness.com, or email@example.com.
CITY OF SMYRNA EASTER EGG HUNT: March 24th from 10am – 1pm. The annual Easter Egg Hunt is moving locations. This year the eggs will be hidden at the Smyrna Community Center in the grassy area along Atlanta Rd. There will be inflatables, food vendors, pictures with the Easter Bunny and more! There will be four separate age divided hunts. The 3 and under hunt will begin at 11am. 4-5 year old hunt at 11:30am, 6-7 year olds at noon, and 8 – 10 year olds at 12:30pm.
If you have an event for the Our Town Calendar, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Listings are free, but space is limited! Deadline for calendar submissions is the 15th of the month for the following month’s issue.
JONQUIL CITY INVESTMENT CLUB:Jonquil City Investment Club is a Smyrna-based all-female club looking for new members interested in attending monthly educational meetings and investing small amounts of money in the stock market. For more information contact Cindy Acker, Senior Partner, at email@example.com.
MOMS CLUB OF SMYRNA WEST: MOMS Club® of Smyrna-West is a national non-profit organization which offers support to stay-at-home mothers. Our chapter includes mothers of all ages, as well as those who work part-time, in or out of the home. We offer you the opportunity to share activities during the weekday with other moms and their children. MOMS Club plans a monthly calendar full of events for mothers and their children, including park play dates, playgroups, trips to local attractions, Mom’s Night Out and more. MCSW includes the King Springs, Norton Park and Smyrna Elementary School, AND Nickajack and Teasley districts. Our monthly meetings are the first Thursday of each month at Life Church on King Springs Rd. at 10 am. For more information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SMYRNA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION: The Smyrna Business Association was formed in the Spring of 1983, by a small group of business persons that were interested in making the Smyrna area a more inviting place in which to live and do business. Luncheon meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at the Smyrna Community Center from 11:30am-1pm. Join the SBA for 12 months for only $100 and receive a year of unparalleled networking and business opportunities in your area. For more information, please visit www.smyrnabusiness.org.
VININGS BUSINESS ASSOCIATION:Join us for our monthly luncheon held the first Tuesday of each month at various locations TBA,from 11:30 to 1pm. Important issues affecting your business will be discussed. Speakers and Agenda TBA.
The VBA consists of business owners and managers committed to the enhancement of the economic vibrancy of Vinings and the promotion of its physical and financial health of the community through social, cultural, and business networking activities. For meeting times, and locations, please visit www.viningsbusiness.com
SMYRNA ROTARY:Smyrna Rotary meets every Tuesday at 12:15 at Brawner Hall for one hour of fellowship, great service projects in Smyrna, across the US as well as internationally, and excellent speakers. Upcoming speakers include Judge Ann Harris, Bob Barr, Otis Brumby and Ron Fennel. We are neighbors, community leaders, and global citizens uniting for the common good. We share a passion for community service. With you, we can accomplish even more. To attend a meeting, please contact us at email@example.com.
SMYRNA BUSINESS EXCHANGE: The Smyrna Business Exchange is Smyrna’s premier close contact networking group representing over 50 local businesses (and growing). Meeting weekly for almost a decade, members of the Smyrna Business Exchange pass business referrals to one another over a light continental breakfast. The Smyrna Business Exchange meets at the Smyrna Community Center every Thursday morning from 7-8:30 a.m. If you have any questions or you would like to RSVP for a complimentary visit, please contact Maryann Davidson at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 678.603.0804.
HOSPICE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Volunteer at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care® Patients and families in OUR community need YOUR help today! Become a volunteer and make a difference: Friendly visits, End of Life Review, Sew Memory Bears and comfort items, Pet-Pal Visits, Letter Writing, Veterans Support, Patient Feeding Call or email now! Betty A. Edwards, Volunteer Services Manager 678-398-2098 betty.edwards@VITAS.com
MOMS CLUB OF SMYRNA WEST: MOMS Club® of Smyrna-West is a national non-profit organization which offers support to stay-at-home mothers. Our chapter includes mothers of all ages, as well as those who work part-time, in or out of the home. We offer you the opportunity to share activities during the weekday with other moms and their children. MOMS Club plans a monthly calendar full of events for mothers and their children, including park play dates, playgroups, trips to local attractions, Mom’s Night Out and more. MCSW includes the King Springs, Norton Park and Smyrna Elementary School, AND Nickajack districts. Our monthly meetings are the first Thursday of each month at Life Church on King Springs Rd. at 10 am. For more information contact us at email@example.com.
SMYRNA MOPS (MOTHERS OF PRESCHOOLERS):Smyrna First United Methodist Church’s MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) group will now offer a Night Group in addition to its traditional program. Keeping up with the program demand and meeting the needs of working Moms, the Night Group will meet once a month on Wednesday evenings. All Smyrna-area Moms of kids age birth to Kindergarten are welcome, both SFUMC members and non-members alike. If you are interested in joining the MOPS Night Group, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.smyrnafirstmops.com.
NORTH COBB MOCHA MOMS: offers local support to mothers of color. Mocha Moms, Inc. is the premier national support group for mothers of color. Cobb County Mochas are a mixture of over 70 working and stay at home mommies. We offer an array of opportunities to connect with other moms through Mom’s Night Out, Sister Circles to that allow us to discuss issues affecting us on our motherhood journey, single moms support, couples’ nights, family community service projects and MORE. We have planned a truly exciting and enriching year. The annual membership fee is $50. To learn more you can visit our website at http://cobbcountymochamoms.org or email us at email@example.com
SMYRNA OPTIMIST CLUB: at the American Legion Hall on Legion Dr. each Friday morning at 7:00 am. Our program includes a breakfast and program of local interest. The purpose of the Optimist Club is to develop Optimism as a philosophy of life utilizing the tenants of the Optimist Creed which we recite at the close of every meeting. For further information check our web site at smyrnaoptimist.org
VININGS VILLAGE CIVIC CLUB: The Vinings Village Civic Club meets on the first Monday of each month at various locations around Vinings. All of Vinings welcome! The VVCC sponsors numerous programs and special events of interest to the Vinings community. Vinings residents and businesses sharing a commitment to maintain the character and beauty of Vinings are encouraged to become members. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
ROTARY CLUB OF SMYRNA:Smyrna leaders meet each Tuesday for fellowship. We invite you to get involved and learn more about the Smyrna Rotary. We meet each Tuesday at Taylor-Brawner Park, 3180 Altanta Rd., SE, Smyrna, GA 30080 at 12:15 p.m. with rich programs. Smyrna Rotary meetings are loaded with fellowship and our speakers program is outstanding. To learn more, please visit www.smyrnarotary.com.
PARENTS OF MULTIPLES CLUB: Providing support, education and fun to all parents and caregivers of multiples who live, work or like to play in the Intown Atlanta area (inside and near 285). For detailed information, please visit www.intownatlantapomc.org or email membership@IntownAtlantapomc.org.
MOMS Club: Ever feel like you’re the only mother who stays home? You are not alone! Come meet other at-home mothers at the MOMS Club! We are an international nonprofit organization for the at-home mother of today! Chapters have monthly meetings with speakers, park play days, holiday family parties, outings for mothers and their children, and activity groups like playgroups, arts and crafts, a monthly MOMS Night Out, and babysitting co-ops. We also do service projects to help needy children. Our activities are during the day, when mothers at home need support, and mothers may bring their children with them to our activities. For meeting times and more information about MOMS Club orto find the chapter nearest you, please visitwww. Momsclub.org.