SATURDAY, JUNE 18
Pop in for Family Fun
Come and Explore the Marietta History Center (MHC) with family fun activities. June’s theme is Cultures of Cobb.
Time: 10am-4pm (3rd Saturday of the month)
Location: 1Depot Street, Marietta 30060
For more info: https://www.mariettahistory.org/pop-in-for-family-fun
Sunday, JUNE 19
It’s not just about the competition, there is a beauty, peacefulness and enjoyment in watching the horse and rider bond together in and outside the ring.
Location: Wills Park Equestrian Center, 11915 Wills Road, Alpharetta 30009
For more info: https://www.facebook.com/ShowWithTheCo/
MONDAY, JUNE 20
Hike Sope Creek Trail to the Paper Mill Ruins
The hike reaches the ruins in just under half a mile. The mill was built in 1855 and was destroyed by Union troops during the Civil War, targeted for its role in paper production used for Confederate currency.
Cost: $5 parking
Location: 3760 Paper Mill Road, SE, Marietta 30068
For more info: https://www.atlantatrails.com/hiking-trails/a-getaway-close-to-home-sope-creek/
TUESDAY, JUNE 21
Swim at Wills Park
No neighborhood pool? No problem! Enjoy a day at Wills Park Pool. Amenities include a leisure pool with zero-depth entry, interactive play stations and a water slide, plus a 10-lane competition pool with depths from 4 feet – 12.5 feet, and two diving boards.
Time: 10am-8pm (check website for other dates)
Cost: $8/non-residence; $5 residents; under 3 free
Location: Wills Park, 1815 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta 30009
For more info: https://www.alpharetta.ga.us/government/departments/recreation-parks/facilities/park-facilities-detail/city-pool-at-wills-park
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22
Green Meadows Preserve Tour
This 112-acre park is home to historical gardens and a community garden. Walking trails take you through woodlands and meadows offering a variety of plants, flowers, and birds for you to explore. Meet at 10am at the outdoor classroom near the white house at the entrance of the park. The program begins with a short introduction to the features of the park followed by a guided tour to the edge of the meadows. The tour will end with a visit to the Community Garden or you can start exploring the trails on your own. Tour will be guided by a Community and Master Gardener. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing. Consider bringing water and a hat for shade. It will be hot! Restrooms are available.
Location: Green Meadows Preserve, 3780 Dallas Highway, Marietta 30064
For more info: https://www.cobbcounty.org/library/events/green-meadows-preserve-tour
THURSDAY, JUNE 23
Fernbank Science Center
Where science is an adventure. Explore the Apollo 6, Live animal and Nikon Small World Photography exhibits. Take in a Planetarium show and Thursday and Friday nights the observatory is open from 9-10:30pm.
Time: 10am – 9pm
Cost: Free for exhibits and parking; Planetarium: $10/Adults; $5/ Students
Location: Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Drive, Atlanta 30307
For more info: http://www.fernbank.edu/visitors.html
FRIDAY, JUNE 24
Glover Park Concert Series: Catalinas
Enjoy a concert in the park. Blankets and lawn chairs are allowed inside of Glover Park. No tents, canopies or other shade structures, including umbrellas, are permitted. Tables and chairs may be brought and set up in the street on North and East Park Square after 6 pm.
Location: Glover Park, 50 North Park Square, Marietta 30060
For more info: www.mariettaga.gov/192/Glover-Park-Concert-Series