Frugal family field trips are back again and we’ve got a full schedule of events for you and your little ones to enjoy. 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 28
Morgan Falls Dam & Powers Island – 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.
Cost: FREE Time: 9AM-4PM
Where: 1470 Riveredge Pkwy, Sandy Springs, GA
Sunday, July 29
East Cobb Avenue – Cooking Technique Class: Summer Fruits You know summer has arrived when farmers’ market stalls are brimming with fresh berries – and juicy stone fruits are close behind. Learn the basics of selecting and storing fruits and share recipes.
Cost: FREE Time: 1PM-2PM
Where: 4475 Roswell Rd. Marietta, GA
Monday, July 30
Marietta Fire Museum The Marietta Fire Museum has many items on display used by the Marietta Fire Department. Beat the heat with the history of our heroes.
Cost: FREE Time: Open 8AM-5PM
Where: 112 Haynes St. Marietta, GA
For more info: http://www.mariettaga.gov/city/fire/museum
Tuesday, July 31
Taylor-Brawner Park – Smyrna Food Truck Tuesdays Get out and get some good eats with the best food trucks in Atlanta!
Cost: Event FREE Time: 6PM-9PM
Where: 3180 Atlanta Rd. Smyrna, GA
Wednesday, August 1
Perimeter Mall Disney Store – Story Time: Belle’s Secret Come out and hear a story with your little one at the Disney Store.
Cost: FREE Time: 11:30AM
Where: 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Rd Atlanta, GA
For more info: http://www.perimetermall.com/events/disney-summer-play-days
Thursday, August 2
Powder Springs Library – Annual Summer Picnic In celebration of a wonderful summer, the children’s classes will gather on the front lawn for an hour of game, followed by a sack sunch and stories around the fountain. Please bring sack lunch and a drink. Dessert provided.
Cost: FREE Time: 11AM
Where: 4181 Atlanta Street Powder Springs, GA
For more info: http://www.cobbcat.org/calendar/index.php?eID=1340
Friday, August 3
Atlanta Zoo – Free Pass For Family of Four Go check out your locally library and get a free pass to the zoo! Be sure to check out the provided link for complete instructions.
Cost: FREE Time: 9:30AM-5:30PM
Where: 800 Cherokee Avenue SE Atlanta, GA
For more info: http://www.zooatlanta.org/home/hours_and_rates/family_pass