Time to move the clock forward and enjoy longer days and (hopefully) warmer weather! Get out and enjoy the week with these great events. For even more to do, check out our online calendar HERE.
Every Tuesday and Saturday, Feeding Time at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Join a naturalist for an in-depth look at one of their resident animals as they are being fed. 4pm. Admission: $8/adults. $6/seniors. $5/ages 3-12. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055.
Trail Hikes, Every Saturday and Sunday. A docent guides you on a journey through the Chattahoochee Nature Center trails using biofacts and activities to spark you “natural” curiosity. 1pm. Admission: $8/adults. $6/seniors. $5/ages 3-12. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055.
FREE Chess Matches every Saturday. Hone your chess skills with games every Saturday starting at 3pm, Cool Beans Coffee Roasters (31 Mill St. Marietta, GA 30060) in Marietta Square. There no cost to play, email iJapanesey@Gmail.com or visit www.MariettaChess.com for more information.
Every Wednesday, Wednesday Walks in the garden at Barrington Hall. Share in the garden’s history and learn some gardening tips for your own yard. 9:30-10:30am. Free. Barrington Hall, 535 Barrington Drive, Roswell. More info/reservations: 770-640-3855.
Marietta Square Farmers Market. featuring products that are grown and produced in Georgia, including produce, plants, honey, breads, cheese and other items. 9am-12pm. Rain or shine. Now open all year. Glover Park-Marietta Square. More info: 770-499-9393 or www.mariettasquarefarmersmarket.net.
Free Arts and Crafts. at Lakeshore Learning Materials. 11am-3pm. Ages 3 and up. Lakeshore Learning Store, 4287 Roswell Road, Marietta. More info: 770-578-3100 or www.lakeshorelearning.com.
Drivers Education presented by Marietta/Cobb Driver’s Education. 30 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours of individual training behind the wheel. This program meets the requirements for Joshua’s Law and qualifies for the Teen Driver’s Education insurance discount. 8am-2:30pm. $375.Dodgen Middle School, 1725 Bill Murdock Road, Marietta. More info: 770-429-3170 or www.mariettacob
Pippin. Kell High School’s fine arts department will present the 2014 spring musical “Pippin” on Thursday through Saturday at 7 p.m. each night. Tickets can be purchased for $10 at the door. Kell High School is at 4770 Lee Waters Road, Marietta.
BalletFest Atlanta. Performances: Saturday: 5pm &8pm. Sunday: 2pm. $17/adults.$12/
Cobb County Library Book Sale, March 7-9. Friday & Saturday: 9am-5pm. Sunday: 1-5pm. Jim Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, Marietta. More info: 770-528-2342 or www.cobbcat.org
The Pickup Truck Review: A Hometown Country Show! The most high-spirited hometown hoedown this side of the Mason Dixon Line. Fridays & Saturdays: 8pm. Sundays: 3pm. $20. Earl Smith Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta. More info: 770-293-0080 or www.earlsmithst
RUMCK Children’s Consignment Sale. Roswell United Methodist Church Preschool and Kindergarten (RUMCK) will host it’s semi-annual children’s consignment sale. More than 200 consignors and great prices on gently worn spring and summer children’s clothing. Friday: 9am-2pm. Saturday: 8am-12pm. Roswell United Methodist Church, 814 Mimosa Boulevard – Roswell 30075. More info: 770-998-8699 or www.rumc.com/ru
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby presented by Georgia Ensemble Theatre. Wednesdays: 7:30pm. Thursdays-Satur
Parent’s Night Out is back! On Friday, March 7th from 6-10pm, the Pope Interact club is hosting a babysitting service for your kids! It’s your chance to go out and have some fun while your kids play with Pope students! The night will be filled with dinner, snacks, movies, games, crafts and more. Cost is $20 for one child, $25 for two or $30 for three or more children. Children must be in grades K-5 but potty trained siblings are allowed. You must prepay to reserve your spot and spots fill quickly! Make checks payable to Pope HS. All proceeds go toward Interact’s local and international service initiatives. To access the form, visit the Pope Interact Club’s website: https://sites.g
The Great American Cover-Up Quilt Show at Bulloch Hall. This year’s theme: “Reflections.” A range of quilts from traditional to modern works will be on display. Many quilts will be for sale as well. $8/adults. $6/children, 6-18. Monday-Saturday
Faust presented by Atlanta Opera. Sung in French with projected English translations in Gounod’s operatic retelling of the famous legend, an elderly scholar sells his soul to the devil for a chance to seduce the beautiful Marguerite. Faust’s diabolical struggle between good and evil must surely end in tragedy…or does it? Saturday, March 8: 8pm. Tuesday, March 11: 7:30pm. Friday, March 14: 8pm. Sunday, March 16, 3pm. $59-$145. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info/tickets: 404-881-8885 or atlantaopera.or
The 13th annual “Hearing Children’s Voices” benefit will be held Saturday, March 8, at Cobb Galleria Centre. This dinner, entertainment and auction event will benefit SafePath Children’s Advocacy Center. The cocktail reception begins at 6 p.m. and the dinner and auction at 7 p.m. Ted Hall and 11Alive News will be honored as the Hearing Children’s Voices award recipient. The attire is “funky footwear and formal,” so attendees are encouraged to be creative and have fun as they choose their shoes. The event will utilize mobile bidding for the silent auction and fundraising efforts. SafePath provides hope and healing to children and their families by offering a comprehensive professional and child-friendly approach to allegations of abuse. The organization’s vision is a community free of child abuse. For more information, visit safepath.org or call 770-804-3465.
Wheeler Band Boosters Electronic, Paint and Secure Paper Recycle Day. Drop off your electronics (including computers and TVs), paint, all metals, and paper for secure shredding. The Wheeler Band Boosters will make sure they are recycled in an environmentally friendly way. 8:30am-4pm. $10 to unload a car full of recyclable items, additional fee of $15 for each computer monitor or TV, $15 for up to 10 gallons of latex or oil paint, and $10 for the first box of paper to be shredded and $5 for each additional box. East Cobb Middle School, 380 Holt Road, NE, Marietta. More info: wildcatpriderec
4th Annual Prom Dress Consignment Sale. Sponsored by Strength in Stilettos a non-profit student organization dedicated to supporting, enhancing and empowering girls. Find the perfect prom dress, with proceeds benefitting Allatoona and Kennesaw Mountain High School programs, as well as, college scholarships for girls. 10am-2pmAllatoo
Prom Jam 2014! Cumberland Mall is kicking off prom season with this action-packed day filled with music, entertainment, giveaways, and special retailer offers! Cumberland Mall, 1000 Cumberland Mall Atlanta. More Info: 770-435-2206 or www.cumberlandm
Spring forward! Don’t forget to change your clocks at 2am.
Toddler Tadpoles Spring into Spring with Bunnies. Stories, finger plays, action rhymes and lots of music for ages 1-2. 10:15am. East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta. More info: 770-509-2730 or domingum@cobbca
East Cobb Area Council-Cobb County Chamber of Commerce hosts a special presentation by Kevin Isakson, Director of Sales and Marketing at Isakson Living. 7:30-9am. $30 online. $40 at the door. Indian Hills Country Club, 4001 Clubland Drive, Marietta. More info: 770-980-2000 or www.cobbchamber
The Jungle Book is two stories in one! Young Rudyard Kipling struggles to fit in with at boarding school. He finds solace in a writing assignment that ventures into a ferocious jungle where the law of jungle is survival. Explore The Jungle Book and find yourself captivated by endearing characters like Bagheera, terrified by Shere Khan the Tiger, and cheering for Mowgli, the orphaned Indian boy raised by wolves. In this battle of might vs. right, which side will you choose? The Jungle Book runs March 13-16 at The Art Place – Mt. View. Tickets are $10 when purchased on or before Feb. 28 and $14 when purchased in March. Visit www.ccyp.org for details or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Princess Whatsername presented by Christian Family Theatre has a classic fairy tale setting and is filled with mystery and adventure! Thursday-Friday
Do you know of an event happening around East Cobb? Email the details to email@example.com. Include “Event Listing” in the subject line. Stay on top of all the local fun and festivities when you “Like” us on Facebook at Facebook.com/EASTCOBBER.