FRUGAL FUNMOM ACTIVITY OF THE DAY: SEE AN ARTILLERY DEMONSTRATION

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Come on down to Kennesaw Mountain and learn about the weapons used during the Civil War. There will also be a live demonstration of the firing of artillery and the firing of a canon. The demonstration will be held in the Visitor Center front field. Cost: Free Time: 1:00 a.m., Noon, 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 […]

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FRUGAL FUNMOM ACTIVITY OF THE DAY: CHEROKEE COUNTY HISTORY MUSEUM

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Beat the heat and come inside to learn about North Georgia’s history. The Cherokee County History Museum features permanent exhibits about Cherokee County, interactive iPad presentations, and short videos about real Cherokee County citizens who have a story to tell. Cost: Free Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Location: Cherokee County History Museum, 100 North […]

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EAST COBBER FRUGAL FUNMOM FIELD TRIPS THIS WEEK: JUNE 25-JULY 1

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Back again with another week of awesome, cheap activities to keep those long summer days fun. For the next seven days, Frugal FunMom has found a garden tour, an exercise course and a retro museum, and even a way to start your 4th of July early. Don’t let the heat get the best of you […]

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FRUGAL FUNMOM ACTIVITY OF THE DAY: ASO’S PERFORMANCE IN THE PARK!

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Come out to Piedmont Park and enjoy a concert on Oak Hill, in the Southwest corner of the park. The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will be performing pieces that range from Rossini’s Overture to The Barber of Seville to James Brown’s I Feel Good. Park at the Botanical Gardens, and feel free to bring your own […]

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FRUGAL FUNMOM ACTIVITY OF THE DAY: SGT. MADDOX & HIS K9 PARTNER

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Come see a K9 handler with his K9 partner. Sgt. Maddox will discuss and demonstrate how the K9 police department serves the county, how the dogs are trained, and where they come from. He will also do a training session with his K9 partner. Come see this hard-working trainer and his dog! Cost: Free Time: […]

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FRUGAL FUNMOM ACTIVITY OF THE DAY: JOIN THE GREEN GYM!

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Exercise goes green! Participate in fun, hands-on craft activities to learn how to make upcycled exercise equipment out of recycled materials and common household items. Registration strongly encouraged. Bring 10 dry, clean, recycled plastic bags for each person participating. Ages 6-12. Cost: Free Time: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Where: East Marietta Library, 2051 Lower […]

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FRUGAL FUNMOM ACTIVITY OF THE DAY: GO TO THE BEACH!

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Visit Cauble Park today and relax on Acworth Beach! The beach area of the park features a white sand beach as well as a roped off area for swimming. There is no lifeguard on duty and there is no charge for swimming. The surrounding park offers boating, fishing, public restrooms, rental facilities, a volleyball net, […]

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FRUGAL FUNMOM ACTIVITY OF THE DAY: SANDY SPRINGS LANTERN PARADE

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Enjoy the sights and sounds of the inaugural Sandy Springs Lantern Parade today! Don’t miss the 25-foot albino alligator lantern, created by artist Chantelle Rytter, that will be floating down the Chattahoochee river. The parade will begin at North Springs United Methodist Church and wind down to Morgan Falls Overlook Park. After the parade, a […]

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EAST COBBER FRUGAL FUNMOM FIELD TRIPS THIS WEEK: JUNE 18-JUNE 24

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Back again with another week of awesome, affordable activities to keep those long summer days lively. For the next seven days, there’s an animal presentation, fun festivals, and even a beach adventure. Don’t let the heat get the best of you – jump in!   Saturday, June 18 Sandy Springs Lantern Parade. See the inaugural […]

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FRUGAL FUNMOM ACTIVITY OF THE DAY: TAKE A HIKE!

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Come visit Vickery Creek Trail in Roswell today. Get out your comfy walking shoes and gather your family for a fun and fitness-filled walk. The Vickery Creek trail, a moderate 3-mile loop trail, hikes to two historic mills, a covered bridge, and an impressive historic dam along the Big Creek canyon in nearby Roswell. Cost: […]

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