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Moms and dads from East Cobb talk about issues that are important to families. Family-friendly events are also featured. Join in and share.

EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: A Zoo Adventure!

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A Zoo Adventure! Get free pass to the Atlanta Zoo for a family of four. Go check out your local library and get a free pass to the zoo! Be sure to check out the provided link for complete instructions.

Cost: FREE

Time: Open 9:30AM-5:30PM

Where: Atlanta Zoo, 800 Cherokee Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA

For more info: http://www.zooatlanta.org/home/hours_and_rates/family_pass

Did you do something fun and frugal today? Email details to cynthia@eastcobber.com. You could inspire our next field trip!

 

EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Food Truck Tuesday!

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Smyrna Food Truck Tuesdays! Come out and get some good eats with the best food trucks in Atlanta!

Cost: FREE

Time: 5PM-9PM

Where: Taylor-Brawner Park, 3180 Atlanta Road, Smyrna, 30080

For more info: http://www.smyrnavinings.com/2014/04/food-truck-tuesday-2014/

 

Did you do something fun and frugal today? Email cynthia@eastcobber.com. You could inspire our next field trip!

 

EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Monday Night Madness!

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Monday Night Madness! Come over to Sparkles and enjoy a night of roller skating with the family!

Cost: $2 for skate admission, $2 for skate rental

Time: 4PM-8PM

Where: Sparkles Roller Rinks, 1000 McCollum Parkway NW, Kennesaw, 30144

For more info:  http://sparkleskennesaw.com/

 

 

Did you do something fun and frugal today? Email details to cynthia@eastcobber.com. You could inspire our next field trip!

 

EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Movies at the Mable!

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Movies at the Mable! Enjoy a movie on the big screen at the Mable House Barnes Amphitheater! This week’s movie is How to Train Your Dragon 2. Bring blankets, bring your own popcorn, and enjoy some time with the family!
Cost: FREE
Time: 7:30 pm – 9 pm
Where: Mable House Barnes Amphitheater, 5239 Floyd Road, Mableton, 30126

Did you do something fun and frugal today? Email cynthia@eastcobber.com. You could inspire our next field trip!

 

EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Family Field Trips: July 25 – 31, 2015

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Frugal family field trips are in full swing this week. As summer winds down, we’ve got a full schedule of events for you and your little ones. No one brings you the best in (free!) trips for the family like we do! Don’t miss a day of the action.

 

Saturday, July 25

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Chattahoochee River Summer Splash! The most peaceful sights you could imagine are to be found on this 6-mile float down the Chattahoochee River hosted by the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. After completing the float, enjoy an afternoon of live music, food and fun for the entire family during festivities at Powers Island.

Cost: FREE

Time: 9AM-3PM

Where: Morgan Falls Dam & Powers Island, 1470 Riveredge Parkway, Sandy Springs, 30350

For more info: http://www.visitsandysprings.org/annual-chattahoochee-river-summer-splash/

 

Sunday, July 26

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Spin in an Artful Top! Be a part of the Los Trompos installation at the High Museum of Art, an interactive setting located in the center of the Woodruff Arts Center campus on the Sifly Piazza. You play, create, and be a part of the art or have a picnic and spin on a top.

Cost: FREE

Time: ALL DAY

Where: Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree Street NE , Atlanta

For more info: http://redtri.com/atlanta/spin-in-an-artful-top/

 

 

Monday, July 27

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Monday Night Madness! Come over to Sparkles and enjoy a night of roller skating with the family!

Cost: $2 for skate admission, $2 for skate rental

Time: 4PM-8PM

Where: Sparkles Roller Rinks, 1000 McCollum Parkway NW, Kennesaw, 30144

For more info:  http://sparkleskennesaw.com/
Tuesday, July 28

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Smyrna Food Truck Tuesdays! Come out and get some good eats with the best food trucks in Atlanta!

Cost: FREE

Time: 5PM-9PM

Where: Taylor-Brawner Park, 3180 Atlanta Road, Smyrna, 30080

For more info: http://www.smyrnavinings.com/2014/04/food-truck-tuesday-2014/

 

Wednesday, July 29

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A Zoo Adventure! Get free pass to the Atlanta Zoo for a family of four. Go check out your local library and get a free pass to the zoo! Be sure to check out the provided link for complete instructions.

Cost: FREE

Time: Open 9:30AM-5:30PM

Where: Atlanta Zoo, 800 Cherokee Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA

For more info: http://www.zooatlanta.org/home/hours_and_rates/family_pass
Thursday, July 30

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Atlanta Beltline Bus Tour! The Atlanta Beltline Partnership offers bus tours of the full 22-mile Atlanta Beltline within the comfort of an air conditioned bus. You can learn about the Beltline’s neighborhoods, progress, and future. Please visit the Atlanta Beltline website to register for a tour.

Cost: FREE

Time: 9:30AM-12:30PM

Where: Inman Park MARTA Station, 1055 Dekalb Avenue, Atlanta

For more info: http://beltline.org/programs/atlanta-beltline-tours/atlanta-beltline-bus-tours/
Friday, July 31

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Get Pop-Cultured: Dr. Seuss Spectacular! Join Barnes and Noble as they celebrate Dr. Seuss! There’s fun to be done!

Cost: FREE

Time: 7 PM

Where: Barnes and Noble, 120 Perimeter Center West Street 300, Atlanta, 30346

For more info: http://stores.barnesandnoble.com/event/4863373-0

 

 

Did you do something fun and frugal today? Email details to cynthia@eastcobber.com. You could inspire our next field trip!

EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Storytime!

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Children’s Storytime! Stop by Bookmiser book store and enjoy story time, for kids ages 3 – 6. Please visit Book Miser’s website to reserve a space.
Cost: FREE
Time:11 am – 11:30 am
Where: Bookmiser East Cobb, 3822 Roswell Road, Marietta, 30062
For more info: www.bookmiser.net

Did you do something fun and frugal today? Email cynthia@eastcobber.com. You could inspire our next field trip!

EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Campfire Tales!

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Campfire Tales! Gather around the campfire to celebrate your favorite super heroes. You’ll get to design your own hero and villain, and then save a city from destruction! For rising K-3rd grade and parents will need to stay in the building for the duration of the event. Registration is required.

Cost: FREE

Time:
4:30 pm – 5:15 pm

Where:
Mountain View  Library, 3320 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta,30066

Did you do something fun and frugal today? Email cynthia@eastcobber.com. You could inspire our next field trip!

EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Hike along the ‘Hooch

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Hiking Adventure at the East Palisades Trail follows the Chattahoochee River’s Palisades section, one of the river’s most scenic sections. The trail explores high-elevation overlooks, mill ruins, and a bamboo forest.
Cost: $3 for parking
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
Where: East Palisades Trail, 1978 Island Ford Parkway, Sandy Springs, 30350

Did you do something fun and frugal today? Email cynthia@eastcobber.com. You could inspire our next field trip!

EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Tour Mayfield Dairy!

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Tour Mayfield Dairy Farm! Come tour and learn about Mayfield Dairy’s  history, agriculture, nutrition, science, technology, research, and development. You’ll also get the chance to taste a scoop of creamy Mayfield ice cream. This tour is family-friendly and suitable for children of all ages.
Cost: $4.50 for adults/ $3.50 for children
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
Where: Mayfield Diary Farm Visitors Center, 1160 Broadway Ave, Braselton, 30517

Did you do something fun and frugal today? Email cynthia@eastcobber.com. You could inspire our next field trip!

East Cobb Mom Seeks Mother’s Helper

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Seeking a Mother’s Helper M, T, W, and F from 4:45 – 8:15pm. (East Cobb area near The Avenue). Pick up 2nd grader at school at 4:45 pm and then help with dinner, dishes, laundry, etc. $12/hr. Call 404-432-2496. (Prefer college age or a little older.)

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