We have a whole bunch of new to-dos for you and your kids to explore this week as the summer of Frugal FunMom continues. As always, we’ve kept the events very cheap or, our  personal favorite, FREE! Get the whole family off the couch this week and have a new adventure every day!  


DeKalb-Peachtree Airport Airshow/Open House

Have kids with an interest in airplanes and helicopters? Then head over to DeKalb-Peachtree Airport’s annual Good Neighbor Day airshow, where they can play in a bounce house, enjoy helicopter rides, watch professional air performances, and much more!

This year’s annual Good Neighbor Day Airshow and Open House will be dedicated to DeKalb-Peachtree Airport’s extraordinary 100 year history.  From its beginnings in 1917 as a World War I Army training base to full-fledged Naval Air Station during World War II in 1942 through present day, DeKalb-Peachtree Airport is Georgia’s second busiest airport.

Cost: Parking is $10.00 per vehicle regardless of the number of occupants.  All Good Neighbor Day parking access is only through Dresden Drive via Clairmont Road.

Time: 12-5pm

Where: DeKalb/Peachtree Airport, 2000 Airport Road, Atlanta  30341

For more info: http://www.pdkairshow.comMarietta Square



Farmers Market

Featuring Georgia-grown, made, and produced products! This market includes a range of fruits and vegetables that can’t be found in the grocery store, staples such as potatoes and onions, local honey and flowers, and even delicious desserts and fresh-squeezed lemonade.

Cost: Free

Time: 12-3pm

Where: 65 Church Street, Marietta 30060

For more info: http://www.mariettasquarefarmersmarket.com/Discount



Movies at the Picture Show Cinema

Kids and parents can see popular movies at an affordable price.

Cost: $2 ($1 movies on Tuesdays)

Time: 11:30am-10:30pm

Where: Merchants Exchange Shopping Center, 4400 Roswell Road, Marietta 30062

For more info: http://www.pictureshowent.com/home-marietta/




Children’s Museum of Atlanta

Treat the kids to an afternoon of play at The Children’s Museum of Atlanta for free on Tuesday, June 13. Kids can march to their own beat while experiencing the Blue Man Group: Making Waves exhibition, a multi-sensory exploration of sound that brings together science and art. On the second Tuesday of the month, Target covers the cost of admission. Target Free Second Tuesdays take place from 1:00 pm.-6:00 p.m. Reservations are not accepted, and you can pick up free timed tickets at the start of the Target Free Second Tuesdays hours.

Cost: Free

Time: 1-6pm

Where: Children’s Museum of Atlanta, 275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW, Atlanta 30313

For more info: http://childrensmuseumatlanta.org/





Take a Bike Ride on the Silver Comet Trail

Situated along nearly 13 miles of abandoned railroad tracks in south Cobb County, the multi-use Silver Comet Trail is dotted with pocket parks, gorgeous scenery and four trailheads with ample parking.

Cost: Free

Time: Dawn-dusk

Where: Silver Comet Trail, 4573 Mavell Rd, Smyrna  30082

For more info: http://www.travelcobb.org/listings/Silver-Comet-Trail/562/267/



Meet a Cobb County K-9 Dog

Ever wonder what a police dog does? The Gritters Library is pleased to have the Cobb County Police Department’s K-9 unit put on a fun program for participants of all ages. Sergeant Maddox, with his K-9 partner at his side, will talk about what they do to keep our community safe. His highly-trained partner will follow simple commands and excite the audience with his skills. Children 9 and younger need to be accompanied by a caregiver.

Cost: Free

Time: 3-4pm

Where: Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Park Road, Marietta 30066

For more info: http://www.cobbcat.org/event/build-a-safer-community-cobb-county-k-9-unit/




Summer in the City: Where Beach Meets Street

What do you get when you combine the Decatur Beach Party, a cultural community festival, and the Brick Store Pup’s 20th anniversary? An exciting, beach-themed, performance-rich celebration, now known as Summer in the City. Where Beach Meets the Street. Come celebrate this new take on the annual Decatur Beach Party, featuring pop-up cultural performances and more.

Cost: Free

Time: 5-11pm

Where: The square in downtown Decatur, GA 30030

For more info: http://decaturdba.com/events/events-calendar/