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Start your Spring Break at CNC

Back to Your Roots Farm Fair at Chattahoochee Nature Center on Saturday, April 4th from 10am-3pm.

Kick off your spring break stay-cation at this green themed event designed as a ‘festival centered on our suburban community garden at the Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell, Georgia. The Captain Planet Foundation, AJC, City of Roswell, and GoGo SqueeZ are sponsoring this event to kick-off Earth Month (replacing Earth Day Kids Fest).  We’ve invited local groups to make this a full day of green-thumb; farm activities that will get you ‘back to earth’ to enjoy the sunshine.

So bring your kids (and big kids), wear your boots, get in touch with your roots and celebrate these first days of spring while playing in the dirt as we kick off Earth Month!  This festival is all about the fun of connecting to gardening and farm fundamentals!

Learn more about the farm-to-table movement and meet….

  • Adorable Farm Animals from Farmer Sue’s The Art Barn
  • Farmer Jason performing Nature Jams Music
  • Purchase Native Plants: vegetables, perennials, shrubs groundcovers or trees
  • Shop and Meet Eco-Friendly Vendors including Skolex Biotechnologies; Nature Products of America; Big Time Tea Company; Webbington’s Jams, Jellies and Preserves; Creekview Family Chiropractic; Slow Food Atlanta/Lexicon of Sustainability; Kathy Walton Arts: Fidelity Farm & Garden ; Gorman Chiropractic; City of Roswell/Keep Roswell Beautiful ; Kudzu Kottage ; Centennial Group Sierra Club; Georgia Grinders Premium Nut Butters; Nature’s Veranda and  Right2KnowRight2Grow
  • PLUS Captain Planet Foundation; Zoo Atlanta; Moore Farms and Friends; Mushroom Club of Georgia; Clay Collective; and Dances with Bees
  • Tour the Unity Garden* where produce is donated to the local food pantry
  • Enjoy Science of Spring Activities in the Discovery Center
  • Farm Fun with Hands-On Activities
  • Face Painting, Composting Demos and Outdoor Games to play

Whole Foods Market; King of Pops; Happy Belly Curbside Kitchen and OnTapa the World Food Trucks will be on hand serving delicious cuisine, so prepare to picnic!

Learn about the Unity Garden where community volunteers plant and harvest tons of produce for the North Fulton Community Charities Food Pantry.  If you have a surplus of produce this year, consider donating it to the needy. [We’ve already donated over 16 TONS of produce!  In fact, just this week, 55 lbs of Collards; Bok choi; Arugula and Mizuna were harvested by volunteers from Life University and YMSL Milton.  Your group can volunteer here to plant or harvest in this high producing community garden; contact our horticulturalists.  We’d like to keep the ‘love’ of gardening momentum growing; while contributing to keeping our community healthy.]

When you come, help stock North Fulton Community Charities Food Pantry and be entered to win our Spring Fun Giveaway Contest!  Please bring a bag of dried beans or canned fruit to donate!  For every food item you bring in – you get a chance to enter a Spring Fun Giveaway Package from CNC!

Spring Fun Giveaway Packages:

  • Guided Canoe Trip for 2
  • 2 Tickets to Sunset Sips
  • Garden Starter Kit (includes vegetable Seedlings)

All of this is included with General Admission/CNC Members Free

For additional Information, contact Rebecca Gilbert: r.gilbert@chattnaturecenter.org. or 770-992-2055 x 236 or visit http://chattnaturecenter.org/special-events/family-fun-days/.

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Advertise with EAST COBBER – April 15 is the Deadline for our May issue

 

 

Start the new year off on the right advertising foot! If you are not advertising in the EAST COBBER, you’re missing a great opportunity to promote your business:

  • Exceptional market  – we serve all of East Cobb County
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  • Print advertisers receive a free ad in our online edition
  • Free copies to distribute from your place of business
  • Great value

Call 770-640-7070 today to place your ad!

 

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East Cobbers on vacation! Show us your Spring Break photos!

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Addison & Ainsley Clark
Spring break 2013
Marco Islans, Floria
Submitted by Maria Clark

Cobb County Schools Spring Break is next week and means fun in the sun for many East Cobbers! Share your vacation photos with us by emailing photos@eastcobber.com. You may just see yourself on our website!

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Hop over to C’est Moi and shop for Easter

From stocking baskets to serving guests, C’est Moi has Easter covered from start to finish.

Choose from soft and cuddly bunnies by Jellycats, handmade nests, magic eggs, classic polished marble eggs, and hand-blown, hand painted eggs from Austria in beautiful new designs.

If it’s your turn to host Easter this year, set a fabulously memorable table with beautiful tablecloths, runners, and napkins in neutrals and spring colors along with table settings and serving dishes. Need a new centerpiece? C’est Moi has some fabulous ideas! Don’t forget to pick up a little bunny salt and pepper set!

If you are one of the lucky ones who has been invited to an Easter soirée, C’est Moi has an array of hostess gifts that will delight both you and the lucky recipient. With beautiful gift wrap you’ll be back on the bunny trail in no time.

Osmond Brothers concert this weekend

Enjoy a great concert Saturday, April 4, as the Osmond Brothers hit the stage at Jennie T. Anderson Theatre. This family has been performing in front of worldwide audiences for almost 50 years. They have broken records for sellout performances, once held by The Beatles and Elvis. Their accolades are numerous and include a People’s Choice Award for best vocal group and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Take a journey through their many hits at the show starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $40. To purchase, visitticketmaster.com. Anderson Theatre is located in the Cobb Civic Center, 548 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta.

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Ah-choo!!! Spring allergies are in full swing.

 

It’s April Fools Day!

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Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed.

– Mark Twain

 

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*It’s Where in the World Wednesday* Play to WIN an I Heart East Cobb t-shirt!

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Where in the world (well, East Cobb) was this photo taken?

Submit your guess as a comment below or on our FACEBOOK PAGE. Be the first person with the correct answer and win an I HEART EAST COBB t-shirt! Good luck! 

Holocaust Remembrance Day is April 15

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The community is invited to join the Catholic Church of St. Ann and Congregation Etz Chaim as they observe Yom HaShoah, Holcaust Remembrance Day, in the sanctuary of St. Ann’s on Wednesday, April 15. The program begins at 7pm.

St. Ann’s Catholic Church is located  in East Cobb at 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta. More info: 770-552-6400 or www.st-ann.org.

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Should your pet be our Pet of the Month?

Fill out the information on your pet and send it to:
EAST COBBER, P.O. Box 680445, Marietta, GA 30068

Please include a picture with your entry. Or email description and a jpg to: petomonth@eastcobber.com.

Pet’s Name:
Animal/Breed:
Age & Gender:
Favorite Food:
Favorite Person:
Best Trick:
Turn Ons:
Turn Offs:
Favorite Toy:
Last Seen:
What makes your pet so special:
Owner’s Name:

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