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!
SATURDAY, JUNE 12: HORSE SHOW
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, GA 30009
For more info: willspark.com/calendar/
SUNDAY, JUNE 13: FAMILY FUN AT THE WOODRUFF ARTS CENTER
Check out all the High Museum of Art has to offer on this Free Family Fun Day!
Location: The High Museum of Art 1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, 30309
For more info: https://high.org/visit/special-offers/tab/Weekends
MONDAY, JUNE 14: TAKE A WALK OR BIKE RIDE ON THE SILVER COMET TRAIL
The Silver Comet Trail travels west through Cobb, Paulding, and Polk counties. It’s 61.5 miles long, and starts at the Mavell Road Trailhead in Smyrna, Georgia. It ends at the Georgia/Alabama state line, near Cedartown and The Esom Hill Trailhead.
This quiet, non-motorized, paved trail is for walkers, hikers, bicyclists, rollerbladers, horses, dog walkers, and is wheelchair accessible. There are also many places to rent bikes near the trail.
Location: Many locations throughout Cobb, Paulding and Polk Counties. Check the link below for the best place for you to access.
For more info: www.silvercometga.com/index.shtml
TUESDAY, JUNE 15: DIVE IN MOVE – MOANA
Bring your floats and lounge in the pool while enjoying a movie on the big screen.
Cost: $5 (non-Roswell Resident); Under 2 Free.
Time: Pool opens 7:30pm; Movie at Dark
Where: Roswell Area Park Pool, 10495 Woodstock Road, Roswell, 30075
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16: PLAY CAFE
Tired of being home? Hungry for human interaction? Drop by the Play Café in the North Cobb Library amphitheater on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays for self-directed outdoor play stations. Sample our play stations à la carte or treat yourself to the all you can play buffet. No reservations required. Suitable for ages 2-7. This event is held outdoors and is weather permitting.
Location: North Cobb Regional Library, 3535 Old 41 Highway
THURSDAY, JUNE 17: NOAH’S ARK ANIMAL SANCTUARY
Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary. Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary is an educational sanctuary for exotic animals as well as farm animals. They also rehab hundreds of animals yearly through their Wildlife Rehabilitation Program.
Cost: Free self-guided tour
Location: 712 L G Griffin Road, Locust Grove, 30248
For more info: www.noahs-ark.org
FRIDAY, JUNE 18: KICKOFF JUNETEENTH WEEKEND ON THE MARIETTA SQUARE
Enjoy a night of Jazz, R&B, and Spoken Word to kick off the weekend festivities.
Where: Glover Park Marietta Square, 50 N Park Square, Marietta 30060
For more info: www.cobbnaacp.org