Frugal FunMom is back again this week with more activities to keep the whole family off the couch this summer. This week, we have a variety of events to attend for all ages. Be sure to check the websites for more details about each event, too.
SATURDAY, JULY 10: TAKE A WALK! SWEET AUBURN HISTORIC DISTRICT
Explore the Sweet Auburn Historic District. Come explore the Sweet Auburn Historic District, home of the Civil Rights Movement. Known as the birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Sweet Auburn offers engaging and interesting sites for the family. Check out Ebenezer Baptist Church, the burial sites of King and his wife, and much more!
Location: along Auburn Avenue, between Courtland St. and I-75/85 in downtown Atlanta
For more info: www.nps.gov/nr/travel/atlanta/aub.htm
SUNDAY, JULY 11: COPS ‘N CARS SHOW
Presented by the Roswell Police Department, a new charitable event that will allow the community to interact positively with law enforcement officers while enjoying unique cars and motorcycles. Proceeds benefit community outreach programs for RPD Gives. There will also be vendors and sponsors showcasing their businesses and services.
Where: Roswell City Hall, 38 Hill Street, Roswell 30075
For more info: www.roswellatwork.com/home/showpublisheddocument/7660
MONDAY, JULY 12: SPLASH INTO FUN!
Escape the heat with a trip to East Roswell’s Spray Station! This premier sprayground offers lots of fun for kids and toddlers to splash around in for hours.
Cost: $2 per person; free/under 1 & adults not entering the water
Location: Spray Station at East Roswell Park, 9000 Fouts Road, Roswell 30075
TUESDAY, JULY 13: DRUMMING IN THE SQUARE
Come join in and drum with Metabear and Cottage Witch. All instruments you can carry are welcome to join in! Seating is limited, so please bring your own chair or pad to sit on.
Location: Marietta Square Glover Park, 50 N Park Square, Marietta 30060
WEDNESDAY, JULY 14: SONIC THE HEDGEHOG MOVIE AT THE LIBRARY
Get out of the heat and enjoy a fun, family-friendly movie! Popcorn will be provided. Feel free to bring other snacks, along with pillows and blankets. Children ages six and under must be accompanied by a parent/caregiver.
Location: Powder Springs Library, 4181 Atlanta Street, Bldg. 1, Powder Springs, 30127
For more info: www.cobbcounty.org/library/events/kids-movie-matinee
THURSDAY, JULY 15: ALIVE IN ROSWELL
The City of Roswell’s flagship street festival has returned. This family-friendly event will be held concurrently on Canton Street, East Alley, and at Historic Roswell Town Square. Free regular trolley service connects the free parking at Roswell City Hall and the Historic Town Square. The festival features music, food trucks, hundreds of interactive vendors, kids’ games and entertainment, and enjoys participation from the many boutiques, small businesses and restaurants surrounding the venues.
Location: Canton Street, East Alley and Historic Roswell Town Square
For more info: www.AliveInRoswell.com
FRIDAY, JULY 16: ACWORTH FARMER’S MARKET
Customers will have a wide variety of garden ripe Georgia grown vegetables, eggs, cheese, bedding plants, fresh-baked bread, pies, cakes, honey, and jams to choose.
Time: 8am-12pm (noon)
Location: Logan Farm Park, 4405 Cherokee Street, Acworth 30101
For more info: acworthtourism.org/acworth-events/