Back again with another week of awesome, cheap activities to keep those long summer days fun. For the next seven days, Frugal Fun Mom has found a Sunday Funday, an outdoor movie, and a street festival. Don’t let the heat get the best of you – jump in!
Saturday, June 16
McDonough Caribbean Cultural Festival. Featuring vendors from across the Caribbean. Includes food, jewelry, clothes, music, stilt dancers and live entertainment that the whole family will love. A fun and safe kids zone that has inflatables, hula hoops, games and prizes that will allow kids to have a ball.
Cost: Free admission
Location: Alexander Park, 300 Atlanta Street, McDonough 30253
For more info: http://www.caribbeangeorgia.org/ or 678-902-4224
Sunday, June 17
Sunday Funday! Bring a picnic and join us for some music! It’s family-friendly fun in the park!
Location: East Cobb Park, 3322 Roswell Road, Marietta 30068
Monday, June 18
Take a Walk! Explore the Sweet Auburn Historic District. Come explore the Sweet Auburn Historic District, home of the Civil Rights Movement. Known as the birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Sweet Auburn offers engaging and interesting sites for the family. Check out Ebenezer Baptist Church, the burial sites of King and his wife, and much more!
Location: along Auburn Avenue, between Courtland St. and I-75/85 in downtown Atlanta
Tuesday, June 19
America Rocks! with The Youth Museum. The Youth Museum is back with an exciting, interactive program that begins in 1776 and ends with you! Skits (in costume!), have a chat with Ben Franklin, learn a secret code, and make a puppet while learning about how America started, what it means to be free, and uncover the stories of famous Americans and what they did for our country.
Location: Mountain View Regional Library, 3320 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta/East Cobb 30066
Wednesday, June 20
Drone Workshop. Learn how to fly a drone and take a drone through an obstacle course. Sponsored by Fulton County Central Library.
Location: Woodruff Park, 51 Peachtree Street, Atlanta 30303
Thursday, June 21
Midsummer Day Dreaming. Midsummer Day Dreaming is a devised play for family audiences inspired by William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and the folktale, “Anansi and the Box of Stories”.
Location: Legacy Gazebo Amphitheater Outdoor Venue on the Kennesaw campus of Kennesaw State University on Bartow Avenue. Park in the West Deck on Campus Loop Road. Click here for map of the campus http://www.kennesaw.edu/maps/docs/kennesaw_2d_map.pdf
FRIDAY, JUNE 22
The Greatest Showman Movie at Mable House Amphitheatre. Enjoy a free movie outside with the family at one of Cobb’s best outdoor venues! Festivities at the park including art stations for kids start at 7:30pm. Bring a picnic and come enjoy The Greatest Showman movie.
Location: Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre, 5239 Floyd Road, Mableton 30126