LITTLE LAMBS CHILDREN’S CONSIGNMENT SALE: Returning to Marietta First United Methodist Church March 8 – 10th, 56 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta. Buy or sell quality children’s and maternity clothing, as well as toys, games, furniture and more! Visit lil-lambs.org for more information.
BORN AGAIN BLESSINGS CHILDREN’S CONSIGNMENT SALE:
Children’s and maternity clothes, shoes, toys, nursery items, baby equipment, furniture and more! Friday March 9, 9am-7pm. Saturday March 10, 9am-noon. Preview sale: Thursday open to workers and sellers only. First time moms can sign up for early shopping privileges. Riverstone Church, 2005 Stilesboro Rd. NW, Kennesaw, GA 30152. More info:www.bornagainblessings.com
DUE WEST TREASURE CHEST CHILDREN’S CONSIGNMENT SALE: March 9TH, from 9:30am – 7pm, and March 10th, from 8am – Noon. Shop early on Thursday from 7-9pm with a $5 cash entry fee! Boys and girls clothing, infants to children’s size 12, shoes, toys, ride-ons, books, baby gear, and furniture. Due West Treasure chest is located at 3956 Due West Rd., Marietta, GA 30064.
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.
NORTHWEST ATLANTA MOMS OF MULTIPLES KID’S CONSIGNMENT SALE: Saturday, March 10th from 9am – 2pm at Sandy Plains Baptist Church, 2825 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta, GA 30066. Sizes range from preemie to juniors. Sale is held at Sandy Plains Baptist Church in Marietta. Strollers and children welcome! Please bring a bag to shop. Brought to you by the North West Atlanta Moms of Multiples Club, a non-profit support group for moms of twins and triplets. www.NowamomSale.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org
TOUCH-A-TRUCK: March 10th, from 10am-2pm., at Depot Park in Downtown Kennesaw, 2828 Cherokee Street NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Imagine a playground that allows families to get up-close and personal with big trucks, heavy construction and public safety equipment, cool cars and specialty vehicles… that’s Touch-A-Truck! Have a blast watching your kids touch levers, flip switches, and shift gears that make their favorite vehicles whir and rumble at this one-day-only “museum” of local transportation. Admission is FREE. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
KENNESAW BUNNY BREAKFAST: March 17th, from 8am – 11:15am at Ben Robertson Community Center, 2753 Watts Drive, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Treat your family to a buffet including hot and ready pancakes, scrambled eggs and sausage as well as a medley of fresh fruit and delicious breakfast sweets. Everyone’s favorite cottontail will be making his way from table to table to say hello to all the boys and girls. Be sure to bring your camera to capture all the memories.Seating’s are available from 8:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. or 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Tickets are only $6 per person and can be purchased online or at the Ben Robertson Community Center.
EASTER EGG SCRAMBLE AT LAUREL PARK:Presented by Marietta Parks and Recreation. The event will be on Friday, March 23, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos after the Egg Scramble until 7:30 p.m. Arrive early to find parking and your child’s correct age group. 151 Manning Road, Marietta, GA 30064.
NEW BEGINNINGS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA: March 24th, from 1-3pm at New Beginnings UMC, 2975 Cobb Parkway, Kennesaw, GA 30152. For more information, please visit www.NBUMC.org, or call 770.421.9980.
NORTHEAST COBB EGG DROP: Hosted by Piedmont Church and Cobb County School district. Bring the whole family out for the 9th Annual Northeast Cobb Community Egg Drop presented by Superior Plumbing & C&S Paving, Inc. and get ready as more than 90,000 eggs and pieces of candy are spread out and dropped from a helicopter at the football fields at Sprayberry High School on March 31, 2018!The Egg Hunts will get started around the football field at 11:30 a.m., as children ages three and under will begin their egg hunt. At 1:30 p.m., a helicopter will fly over and drop thousands of eggs for the four to seven year olds to hunt. At 2:00 p.m., C&S Paving will be sponsoring the special needs egg hunts held in the end zone directly following each hunt, and at, 3:30 p.m., the children eight to 10, will begin the final hunt. Toddler hunts for the small children will be held at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:00 p.m., in the food court area sponsored by Children’s Health Care of Atlanta.
MARIETTA ART WALK:Art Walk is a free self-guided walking tour that celebrates the vitality of Marietta’s diverse cultural Arts scene, showcasing local artists and performers along sidewalks throughout Historic Downtown Marietta.The first Friday of every month, the evening comes alive as performance, dance, culinary and visual Art permeate every corner of the charming Historic Marietta Square. During this free, self-guided walking tour guests will enjoy gallery openings and free admission to Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art.Guests can grab a drink at one of many local restaurants and walk around, enjoying late night shopping at the many one-of-a-kind boutiques and a unique variety of Art and performance.
MARIETTA FOOD TOURS: The Marietta Square Food Tour takes you on a 3 hour guided tour of 7 locally owned and operated eateries. The walking tour allows you the unique ability to explore Marietta, all while gaining knowledge about its history, culture and architecture, at the same time savoring the appetizing culinary selections available on the bustling square. Every Saturday from 11am – 2pm. For more information, please visit www.mariettafoodtours.com.
POP-IN FOR POP CULTURE: Every 2nd Tuesday at The Marietta Museum of History, Depot Street, Marietta, GA 30060. Pop-in from 5-8pm and explore different topics of pop culture from the 1950’s and 60’s. All activities are FREE with regulare admission. For more information, please visit www.mariettahistory.org.
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KENNESAW FIRST BAPTIST MOTHERS OF PRE-SCHOOLERS (MOPS): Looking for Mom friends? MOPS is just what you need!
MOPS give you: time with friends, delicious brunch, relevant speakers, and creative activities, all with fun, safe childcare during meetings!
Our MOPS meetings are the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 9:30 – 11:30am. For more info, contact Jenn Dennison at 770-842-9926 or KFBCMOPS@gmail.com.
RIGHT IN THE COMMUNITY:If you are the primary caregiver for a child or adults with Developmental Disabilities, it’s important to know that there is help for you. Right in the Community offers programs and services for children and adults with Developmental Disabilities including Respite Care, Crisis Care, Residential Services, Workshops, Information, Referral and more. Serving Cobb and surrounding counties for over 50 years as Cobb Association for Retarded Citizens, Right in the Community carries on with the same and more services. For more information, visit our website at www.rightinthecommunity.org or call 770-427-8401.
DAUGHTERS OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE: The Daughters of the British Empire is a nationwide organization for women of British or British Commonwealth birth and ancestry. If you would like to meet for a cup of tea and a chat, or learn more, please contact Maureen at email@example.com.
SUPPORT GROUPS OFFERED THROUGH VISIONS ANEW: Visions Anew, a non-profit that assists women through the divorce process, sponsors a number of free support groups around the city each week. Please see www.visionsanew.org for places, dates, and times in your area. Support Groups offered by Visions Anew for Men only at the Vinings Fire Station, 4336 Paces Ferry Rd Atlanta, 30339. Meets 1st & 3rd Friday of each month, 7:00-8:00 PM.
KENNESAW BUSINESS ASSOCIATION: Climb Aboard! With over 300 members, the KBA has been around for over 30 years. Monthly luncheons are held on the second Tuesday of each month at the Kennesaw State University Center on Busbee Drive. Buffet lunch begins at 11:30 am and costs $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Alive After Five is an evening mixer held on the third Tuesday, and the Wake-up KBA morning mixer is held at Bar B Q Street on the fourth Tuesday of selected months. For more information, check their website at www.kennesawbusiness.org or call 770.423.1330.
MARIETTA TROLLEY TOURS: The Historic Marietta Trolley offers tons of fun for everyone this spring and summer. From Scary-etta Ghost Tours, to a great ride to and from the Braves games’. For details and complet tour schedules, please visit www.mariettatrolly.com.
NORTHWEST ATLANTA MOMS OF MULTIPLES: (Formerly Cobb Parents of Multiples Club). Please join us on the second Tuesday of every month (except December) at 7:00pm for our monthly meetings. We are a parent’s club for families with or expecting twins, triplets, quads, etc. We also offer monthly play dates, Mom’s Nights Out, and special family events throughout the year. Please join us at our fun and informative monthly meetings and find out more about us! Visit our website for more information and to confirm meeting date/time. www.nowamom.org or call the information line at 678.235.8468.
WEST COBB BUSINESS ASSOCIATION: WHO DO YOU KNOW? Monthly luncheon meetings are held on the 4th Thursdayof the month(except for November) at the Lost Mountain Baptist Church. Doors open at 11:30 am. Find out about West Cobb happenings and become involved with other businesses interested in giving back to the community. Register on line at www.westcobbbusiness.com.
THE ROTARY CLUB OF NORTH COBB: Weekly meetings are held on Thursdays 7:30 a.m. at Pinetree Country Club. Find out how we support our groups individual projects in SERVICE ABOVE SELF. We provide humanitarian service that encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build good will here and internationally. Become involved with other businesses who are interested in giving back. Visit our web site @ www.northcobbrotary.org/index.htm.
WEST COBB SENIOR CENTER: A variety of activities take place at the West Cobb Senior Center. Movie Madness, Dining Out, The Stardust Dance Club, and even Bingo!
Call 770.528.8200 for a complete schedule and detailed information.
NORTH METRO SYNAGOGUE: Congregation Ner Tamid is a reform synagogue serving West Cobb, Paulding, Kennesaw, Acworth, Cartersville, Douglasville and surrounding areas. We offer Shabbat services, Tot Shabbat, religious school, and much more! For more information visit www.nertamidonline.com or call us at 678-264-8575.
MARIETTA CIVITAN CLUB: The Marietta Civitan Club is a volunteer organization dedicated to serving individual and community needs with an emphasis on helping people with developmental disabilities. We provide assistance to those in need through our fundraising projects and our volunteer service. We meet at noon on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Tuesday’s of the month at the Marietta Conference Center. For more information, please call Chris Busby at 404-240-5443.
NORTH COBB CIVITAN CLUB: The North Cobb Civitan Club meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 11:30am at Diner Bakery Company, located at 3150 North Cobb Parkway, Kennesaw, Ga. 30152. Civitan focuses on children with special needs and North Cobb Civitan also serves the cities of Kennesaw and Acworth at community events. Each meeting features an inspiring speaker. Contact Penny Warren for additional information at (770) 823-2606 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MOTHERS AND MORE: The West Cobb Chapter of Mothers & More, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of mothers through support, education and advocacy. We address mothers’ needs as individuals and members of society, and promote the value of all the work mothers do. We offer many opportunities for our mothers to have some “me” time while bonding with other mothers. We also offer playgroups for moms and their children. The West Cobb Chapter meets the third Thursday of the month from 7:30 to 9:30pm, at West Cobb Chiropractic, 5041 Dallas Highway, Suite 500 in Marietta. For more information, visit us at www.westcobbmothersandmore.weebly.com
JEWISH CONGREGATION AHAVAT SHALOM: Congregation Ahavat Shalom is a Reform Jewish Congregation serving the Northwest suburbs of Atlanta and its surrounding communities. There is an increasing Jewish population in North and West Cobb County and the area needs a well balanced congregation to serve residents of all ages in a friendly and upstanding manner. We have meaningful adult and children’s Sabbath services, adult education, a religious school with certified teachers and social gatherings for all ages. Everyone is made to feel welcome and join our expanded family. Having formed in a modern era we are cognizant of the evolution of the Jewish landscape. Congregation Ahavat Shalom is therefore accepting of all family structures. For more information please call us at 770-218-3556 or e-mail us at email@example.com.
MARIETTA CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S CONNECTION: Enjoy lunch and a speaker on the second Wednesday of every month at Brookstone Country Club from 11am to 1pm. A nursery is available and all women in the community are invited. Please contact Diane Rose for more information. 770-971-6077.