Check out these EAST COBB activities for the week!
EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Trail Hikes. A docent guides you on a journey through the Chattahoochee Nature Center trails using biofacts and activities to spark you “natural” curiosity. 1pm. Admission: $10/adults. $7/seniors and students ages 13-18. $6/ages 3-12. Free/members and children under 3. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055 or www.chattnaturecenter.org.
ECIC Free Clinic & Lab. East Cobb Islamic Center (ECIC), is offering a free medical clinic with laboratory work and prescription assistance to uninsured/underserved members of the community. They are partnering with the Georgia Department of Public Health to provide this service. 9am-12pm (no appointment necessary). East Cobb Islamic Center, 1111 Braswell Road, Marietta 30062. More info: 678- 528-1414 or [email protected]
Lil’ Lambs Closet. Thursday: $5 Public preview: 2-8pm. Friday: 9am-7pm. Saturday: 9am-1pm. Many items half off on Saturday. Proceeds go to benefit church ministries and community missions. First United Methodist Church of Marietta, 56 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta. Childcare available with reservations. More info: 770-429-7800 ext. 7805 or www.lil-lambs.org
The Glass Menagerie. Experience Tennessee Williams’ classic story. Tickets: $10-$30. Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square. 11 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta, 30064. For showtimes and tickets visit www.theatreinthesquare.net.
Roswell United Methodist Church Preschool and Kindergarten (RUMCK) Children’s Consignment Sale. Friday: 9am-2pm. Saturday: 8am-12pm. Roswell United Methodist Church, 814 Mimosa Boulevard, Building B., Roswell. More info: 770-853-2333 or rumc.com/connect/children/rumck/rumckconsignment-sale.
East Cobb’s Finest Kids’ Consignment Sale. Thursday September 7 (volunteers only): 6-8pm. Friday: 9am-6pm. Saturday: 9am-12pm. Everything 30% off on Saturday. The Episcopal Church of St. Peter-Paul, 1795 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. More info: 770-977-7473 or www.peterandpaul.org/childrens-consignment-sales
34th Annual Fall Atlanta Home Show. Seminars and exhibits on flooring, siding, patios, appliances, and other home improvement subjects. Friday: 10am-6pm; Saturday: 10am-6pm; Sunday: 11am-5pm. Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta 30339. More info: 770-998-9800 or atlantahomeshow.com.
Real Men Sing is a one-day a cappella vocal harmony clinic for middle and high school young men. The event is sponsored by the Big Chicken Chorus.7pm. Free. Marietta Performing Arts Center, 1171 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta. More info: bigchickenchorus.org.
Boots & BBQ Fundraiser benefitting students participating in the MDE School’s Life Skills & Job Coaching programs. MDE is a local non-profit organization providing care, education and therapies for children with special needs. Tickets: $35. 7-10pm. Red Hare Brewing Company, 1998 Delk Industrial Blvd, SE, Marietta/East Cobb, 30067. More info: mdeschool.org, [email protected] or 770-971-4633.
Hummingbird Banding presented by Smith-Gilbert Gardens (SGG). SGG has teamed up with Birdwatcher Supply to catch and band hummers! Once the birds have been banded they will sit on your hand for a second or two before flying away, (kids love this!) Garden tours, lessons in bird watching, and fun crafts for children. 8-11am. Pre-sale admission: Adults $7; Seniors & Active Military: $6; Children 6-12: $5; Children 5 and under are free. Day of admission: Adults $10; Seniors & Active Military: $9; Children 6-12: $8; Smith Gilbert Gardens, 2382 Pine Mountain Road, Kennesaw. More info: 770-919-0248 or smithgilbertgardens.com.
Sisters in Crime Writers Club Meeting. Sisters in Crime is a national organization of writers, published authors, and readers of mysteries, thrillers, and suspense novels. The Atlanta Chapter gathers monthly to host professionals who are invited to speak to our group about an area of expertise related to crime fiction writing. There is an optional dutch treat lunch at a local restaurant afterward. Our group is made up primarily of women, but we welcome men (called “misters”). 10:30am-12:30pm.
Lakeshore Learning Free Crafts for Kids Event. Lakeshore Learning Stores provide fun, free crafts every Saturday from 11am to 3pm. Visit Bit.ly/freecraftsforkids for the featured craft of the week or call your local Lakeshore Learning store for more details!
The Marietta International Film Festival. An opportunity for film makers of all levels to share their work. Events vary throughout the weekend. For the schedule, visit http://www.marietta-film-festival.org/the-venue/. More info: [email protected]
First Monday Breakfast presented by Cobb Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Gas South. 7:30- 9am. General admission: $60. Members: $30 online. Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info: 770-980-2000 or www.cobbchamber.org.
5th Annual M.U.S.T. Charity Golf Tournament. Fun-filled day of golf and prizes raises funds to help neighbors in need. Registration begins at 7:30am with a shotgun start at 9am. $225/person, $800/foursome. Pinetree Country Club, 3400 McCollum Parkway NW, Kennesaw. More info: Cara Reeve at 678-218-4513 or [email protected]
Tax Reform Book Discussion hosted by LWV Marietta-Cobb. If interested, please go to http://bit.ly/2w8mmI3 for event details and to RSVP.
Pop-In for Pop Culture: Alaska, the Last Frontier! Come and Explore the Museum in a whole new way! Every 2nd Tuesday evening the galleries will “Pop Open” for a night of Pop Culture from the 1950s and 60s. Enjoy reminiscing about the music, food, games and so much more! There are different themes every month and this month we are offering a look at Alaska! 4:00-8:00.
Museum Mice Tour for toddlers ages 3-5 and their parents. Join in the fun and play Dressing Up with Murray & Etta. 10:30-11am. $5 per family (includes one adult and up to three children.) Reservations required. Marietta Museum of History, 1 Depot Street, Marietta. More info: 770-794-5710 or mariettahistory.org.
Marietta/Cobb Career Expo, sponsored by CobbWorks. Employers will have access to more than 1,500 skilled workers seeking employment. 10am-2pm. Cobb County Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. Employers can register free online at 2017employerregistration.eventbrite.com. More info: worksourcecobb.org.
Big ‘Ole Games. Calling all third through fifth graders who like to play board games on a large scale. Free. 4-5:30pm. More info: 770-509-4964 or visit the Children’s Reference Desk at Mountain View Regional Library, 3320 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta/East Cobb
Cobb Young Professionals Fall Fling. Come dressed in your fan gear for the tailgate themed Fall Fling with over 200 young professionals in the Galleria Gardens. Attendees will enjoy The Varsity food truck, themed drinks, local brews, mascots and live music in a relaxed environment after a day at the office. 5:30-7:30pm. Galleria Gardens, 100 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. Online registration: $5 members, $10 non-members. $10 at door. Registration includes meal from The Varsity food truck, two drinks and live music. To register: Cobbchamber.org. More info: [email protected] or 770-859-2353.
Gun Safety Class. Offered by Cobb County Sheriff Neil Warren, program will include discussions on gun safety and storage, gun types, choosing the right gun, gun ownership/transfer laws, use of force, firearm alternatives, Georgia weapons license, active shooter situations and more. Participants will receive one free safety gun lock. FREE. No registration required. 6pm. East Cobb Senior Center, 3332 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: [email protected]
The September Meeting of Cobb-Marietta Retired Educators Association will be held Thursday, September 14 at First United Methodist Church in Marietta. Guest speaker, Bill Johnson, will share a presentation on photography. We will also be joined by representatives from Shriners International. Our monthly community service project is to collect gift cards for the Calvary Children’s Home. Lunch is available for a cost of $15.00. Visit www.cmrea.org for more information.