Greek Festival, Graduation, and Good Times! Community Events: May 19-25

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Celebrate the end of the school year at all these amazing East Cobb events! It’s another wonderful week all around town. For even more to do, check out 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. Free mulch is available to Cobb EMC members only. More info: 678-355-3413.

 

EVERY MONDAY

Garden Tour Mondays. Start your week on the right foot with a free tour of the historic gardens at Barrington Hall. The tour is led by staff horticulturist Janet Rigsby and begins at the main house back porch. No reservations are necessary. 9:30am. Barrington Hall, 535 Barrington Drive, Roswell 30075. Free. More info: 770-640-3855.

 

EVERY TUESDAY

Yoga. This class will help create body awareness, strengthen and stretch muscles and tissues, improve balance, posture and coordination. Appropriate for all levels of students. 12:15-1:15pm. $82.50 (April 4-June 20). WellStar East Cobb Health Park, 3747 Roswell Road NE, Marietta. More info: 770-956-7827 or wellstar.org.

 

EVERY TUESDAY AND SATURDAY

Feeding Time at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Join a naturalist for an in-depth look at one of their resident animals as they are being fed. 4pm. Admission: $10/adults. $7/seniors and students ages 13-18. $6/ages 3-12. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055.

 

EVERY THURSDAY

Brown Bag Concert Series. Grab your lunch at one of the many great restaurants around Marietta Square and meet your friends and coworkers at Glover Park every Thursday in May. 12-1pm. Glover Park, Marietta Square, 50 Park Square, Marietta. More info: 770-794-5601 or www.mariettaga.gov.

 

EVERY SATURDAY

Free Clinic & Lab. East Cobb Islamic Center (ECIC), is offering a free medical clinic with laboratory work and prescription assistance programs to uninsured/underserved members of the community. They are partnering in this effort with The Georgia Health Care Program of 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: [email protected]

 

EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Marietta Square Farmers Market featuring products that are grown and produced in Georgia, including produce, plants, honey, breads, and cheese. Saturday: 9am-12pm; Sunday: 12-3pm. Historic Marietta Square, 65 Church Street, Marietta. More info: 770-499-9393 or www.mariettasquarefarmersmarket.com.

 

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 your “natural” curiosity. 1pm and 3pm. 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.

 

THROUGH MAY 31

Find Your Favorite Forest Fairy House on the Trail. Back by popular demand, the fairies have been busy building all new fairy houses for the Homestead Trail and Kingfisher Pond Trail this spring. More than a dozen whimsical works line trails. Create your own Fairy House. Members Free. $10/Adult, $6/Child, Children 2 & under are free. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055 or chattnaturecenter.org.

 

MAY 6-7, 13-14, 19-21

Good Mews Spring Flea Market. Find great bargains on a variety of items. Saturdays and last Friday: 10am-5pm. Sundays: 12-5pm. All proceeds benefit Good Mews Animal Foundation, a local non-profit organization which operates a volunteer-based no-kill shelter for homeless, abused, and abandoned cats. Donations for the flea market accepted behind the building every Saturday (10am-2pm) and Sunday (12-3pm) until May 7. Sandy Plains Village Shopping Center, 4651 Woodstock Road, Roswell. More info: 770-499-2287 or www.goodmews.org.

 

MAY 18 – JUNE 4

La Gringa. Carmen Rivera’s La Gringa tells a story of family, identity, and belonging as young Maria visits her relatives in Puerto Rico in an effort to get to know her roots. 7:30pm. $10 – $30. Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square, 11 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta. More info: 770-426-4800 or theatreinthesquare.net.

 

MAY 19-20

43rd League of Women Voters of GA State Convention hosted by The League of Women Voters of Marietta-Cobb. Meet & Greet Pre-Convention Dinner: May 19th- Trackside Grill at 6:30pm 2840 S. Main Street, Kennesaw 30144. LWVGA State Convention Day: May 20th- First Lutheran Church of Kennesaw at 8:30am (located on KSU’s campus), 3481 Campus Loop Road, Kennesaw. More info: 404-522-4598 or visit lwvga.org.

 

MAY 19-21

27th Annual Marietta Greek Festival. Cobb County’s most delicious festival, featuring a live Greek band, Hellenic dance troupes, guided tours of the Church, and an endless supply of delicious homemade Greek dishes and pastries. $5 Admission. Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church, 3431 Trickum Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: MariettaGreekFestival.com or 770-924-8080.

 

MAY 21

Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra (GYSO) Season Finale. This final concert of the Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra season features original compositions by the percussion ensemble and the winners of the composition and concerto competitions. 3pm & 7:30pm. $8/ticket. Free/5 and under. Bailey Performance Center. Kennesaw State University, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw. More info: 770-429-2390 or www.georgiasymphony.org.


Cobb Wind Symphony Young Person’s Concert
presented by the Cobb Wind Symphony Adult Community Band. Children’s activities precede the concert and include face painting, instrument “petting zoo,” Scout badge activities, and more. Children are welcome to come in costume. Children’s activities: 2-3pm. Concert: 3pm. Admission is free, but donations accepted. Lassiter Concert Hall, 2601 Shallowford Road, Marietta. More info: 678-305-7148 or www.cobbwindsymphony.org.

 

 

MAY 23

Kell High School Graduation. 3:30pm. Kennesaw State University Convocation Center, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw 30144.


Walton High School Graduation.
7:00pm. Kennesaw State University Convocation Center, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw 30144.

 

 

MAY 24

Wheeler High School Graduation. 6:30pm. Wheeler High School Gymnasium, 375 Holt Road, Marietta 30068.


Sprayberry High School Graduation.
7:00pm. Kennesaw State University Convocation Center, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw 30144.

 

 

MAY 25

Lassiter High School Graduation. 10:00am. Kennesaw State University Convocation Center, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw 30144.


Pope High School Graduation. 2
:30pm. Kennesaw State University Convocation Center, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw 30144.

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