January has flown by! And as we near towards the end of the month, we are able to anticipate all that February will bring around East Cobb. If you and your family are looking for ways to enjoy yourselves this week, check out our calendar below. 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: 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.
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.
STEAM Team. Part of the Family Stage Series at the Georgia Ensemble Theatre. Meet Scout, Taylor, Elliot, Aubrey, and Misha, five friends who use their interests in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math to solve mysteries and problems in their own back yards. When the group heads to middle school and one of their own is targeted by a bully at the science fair, the team gets back together for one more mystery. 11am. Tickets: $10. Georgia Ensemble Theatre, Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest Street, Roswell. More info: 770-6411260 or www.get.org.
Stop Bullying Family Community Event presented by the National Stop Bullying Program. Workshops will address: Anti-Bullying, Anger Management, Effective Parenting and How Electronics are Brainwashing Us. Will also offer family fun & games. Free food. 1-4pm. Fullers Recreation Center, 3499 Robinson Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: 716-370-6289
14th Annual Walton Chorus Fashion Show & Silent Auction. This fundraiser showcases Walton Chorus students modeling prom fashions from David’s Bridal, current trends from, Fabrik, East Cobb’s most popular boutique, as well as sporty looks from Dick’s Sporting Goods. The students will also delight you with an array of vocal performances. Check out the silent auction and register to win great raffle items such as Midtown Music Festival tickets, gift certificates, a MacBook Pro, an iPhone XR and much more! Tickets: $12/advance; $18/at the door. Silent Auction begins at 6pm. Fashion Show at 7pm. Walton High School Theater, 1590 Bill Murdock Road, Marietta/ East Cobb. More info/tickets on sale January 14th: www.waltonchorus.com.
31st Annual Polar Bear Run. An official Peachtree Qualifier, this race is a road race featuring a flat course in East Cobb and an electric disposable chip timing device system. The race will be held rain, snow or shine. 2K Fun Run: 8am. 5K Race: 8:30am. Cub Runs (ages 4-5) and Cub Dash (ages 2-3): 9:15am. Register online at Itsyourrace.com. 5K & 2K: $30; Cub events (ages 2-5): $25. Phantom racer: $35 (no sweat-just T-shirt). Proceeds benefit 2019 High School Choir Tour. Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: www.polarbear-run.com.
Cobb Chamber of Commerce 77th Annual Dinner. Join the Cobb Chamber for their 77th Annual Dinner gala. This black-tie dinner affair celebrates the many accomplishments of 2018 and sets the standard for a successful 2019. 6pm reception. 7pm dinner and program. Tickets: $175 per person; $1,500 per table of 10. Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info: www.cobbchamber.org.
The Magicians. A mind-blowing spectacular showcasing the astonishing magic of 3 of the best performers in the city. The Magicians are back with 90 minutes of jaw dropping, action packed illusions. Come and watch Chris Hanowell, David Howell, & Gusto Graves perform their unique brand of magic, comedy, & mind-reading. Tickets: $20. 3pm & 7pm. Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square, Emil Theatre, 11 Whitlock Avenue NW, Marietta. Tickets/More info: www.theatreinthesquare.net.
Recycling Day at Pope High School. Metal, electronics, paint, appliances, paper shredding – $10 minimum donation for unlimited electronics and metal – additional fees for TV and monitors, other items. Pick up available within 5 miles of Pope High School for additional fee. Proceeds benefit Pope High School Band. 9am-4pm. Pope High School, 3001 Hembree Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: www.popeband.com/recycle.html
The Episcopal Church of St. Peter & St. Paul Kids Consignment Sale. Great selection of new and gently used items at low prices! Free. Fri: 9am-6pm. Sat: 9am12pm Noon (most items reduced 30%). The Episcopal Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, 1795 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. More info: 770-977-7473 or spspkids.com.