This week brings many to reflect as we say goodbye to 2018 and anticipate what 2019 will bring! East Cobb will be bustling with festivities and cheer while we ring in the new year! Check out these local events to enjoy during the end of our winter break holiday. For more ideas, click here.
Free Mulch. Cobb EMC offers free mulch from the clearance maintenance of Cobb EMC power lines. It is available throughout the year and can be delivered when crews are in your area. More info: cobbemc.com/content/request-wood-chips.
Family Fun Time at East Cobb Library. Family Fun Time is for families with children of all ages. Can include books, activities, a short film, parachute play, music and a craft. This program encourages a love of reading and learning as well as the use of fine and large motor skills. All story times require a participating adult. Free. Starts January 9. 3:30-4:15pm. East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: www.cobbcat.org.
Little Listeners. Enjoy an interactive story time with your child that incorporates read a louds, rhymes, music and movement activities while encouraging reading readiness and fun. Ages 3-5 with a participating adult. Free. Starts January 9. 10:15-11am. Mountain View Regional Library, 3320 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: www.cobbcat.org.
Marietta Square Farmers Market. Features products that are grown and produced in Georgia, including produce, plants, honey, breads, cheese and other items. Saturday 9am-noon. Rain or shine. Now open all year. Glover Park-Marietta Square. More info: 770-499-9393 or mariettasquarefarmersmarket.net.
THROUGH DECEMBER 31
Trail of Tears Photography Exhibit. Browse at your leisure photographs of contemporary sites on the Trail of Tears, along with a reproduction of the protest roll. Free. 9am5pm. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Visitor Center, 900 Kennesaw Mountain Drive NW, Kennesaw. More info: www.nps.gov/kemo.
Gritters Knitters. Do you knit, crochet, or work with yarn in any way? If you would like to get together to craft, get inspired, and make new friends, then this group is for you. All skill levels are welcome. 11am-1pm. Free. Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Park Road, Marietta. More info: www.cobbcat.org.
When Harry Met Sally. Enjoy the romantic comedy that shaped the genre for years to come. Come before the movie for a live pre-show on the Mighty Allen Theatre Organ by one of The Strand’s house organists. Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta. More info: earlsmithstrand.org.
ECIC Free Medical Clinic. East Cobb Islamic Center (ECIC), a non-profit organization, has a free medical clinic with discounted lab work available to uninsured members of the community. This is an entirely FREE service for patients who are uninsured and have low income qualify. 9am-noon. East Cobb Islamic Center, 1111 Braswell Road, Marietta. More info: ecicfreeclinic.weebly.com.
Burning Bowl. Release what no longer serves you and set intentions for your best year yet. 6:30pm. Unity North Atlanta, 4255 Sandy Plains Rd, Marietta. More info: unitynorth.org.
The NYE Royalty Show: A Tribute to Prince & Queen. The Georgia Players Guild will ring in the new year with a tribute concert honoring the musical legacy of Prince and rock super group Queen. 9pm-midnight. $40. Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta. More info: earlsmithstrand.org.
The Georgia Bridal Show. Meet face-to-face with wedding professionals and find everything you need to create the wedding of your dreams. 12-5pm. $10/advance. Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info/tickets: eliteevents.com.