The holiday season has come to a close, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! Jump into January with these East Cobb-area activities. For even more things to do, click onto our online calendar 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: www.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-12pm. Rain or shine. Now open all year. Glover ParkMarietta Square, 50 N Park Square, Marietta. More info: 770-499-9393 or mariettasquarefarmersmarket.net.
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 in advance online or $15 at door. Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info/tickets: www.georgiabridalshow.com.
Cobb Chamber First Monday Breakfast. Join fellow business professionals as Cobb County Commission Chairman Mike Boyce gives the annual State of the County address. 7:30-9am. General admission: $60; Chamber members: $30. Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info: 770-980-2000 or www.cobbchamber.org.
Cobb Young Professionals (CYP) Kick-Off Social. Kick off the year at the Georgian Club with hor d’oeuvres, drinks and networking with 100+ Cobb Young Professionals. If you have never been to a CYP event before or have a friend or co-worker you’ve been wanting to bring, this is the perfect event to see what it’s all about. Members Online: Free; Members At-Door: $10; Non-members: $20. 5:30-7:30pm. The Georgian Club, 100 Galleria Parkway, 17th Floor, Atlanta. More info: www.cobbchamber.org.
KSU Continuing Professional Education Open House. Discover how Kennesaw State University (KSU) Continuing Education classes can help you reach your personal and professional goals. Get a sneak peek at numerous courses and certificate programs offered annually. 6-8:30pm. Free. KSU Center, 3333 Busbee Drive NW, Kennesaw. More info: Registration required and can be completed at ccpe.kennesaw.edu/student-resources/open-house or 470-578-6765.
Moonlight & Magnolias presented by the Georgia Ensemble Theatre. The ultimate “Hollywood secrets” insider story. Take a peek behind the camera as David O. Selznick, Victor Fleming, and Ben Hecht lock themselves in an office with a 5-day supply of peanuts and bananas to solve the near-disaster of Gone With the Wind. Show times: Wednesdays: 7:30pm; Thursdays-Saturdays: 8pm; Saturday 1/19 &1/26: 4pm; Sundays: 2:30pm. Tickets start at $26. Georgia Ensemble Theatre, Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest Street, Roswell. More info: 770-641-1260 or www.get.org.