Celebrate Mom and enjoy fun with the family! It’s another wonderful week all around East Cobb. For even more to do, check out our online calender 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. More info: cobbemc.com/ content/request-wood-chips.

Brew with a View sponsored by Red Hare Brewery. Come out for live music, drinks and a crystal clear view of the square and Kennesaw Mountain from the Cobb Terrace. No cover charge. Age 21+. 7-11pm. Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta. More info: 770-293-0080 or earlsmithstrand.org.

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

Good Mews Spring Flea Market. Find great bargains on a variety of items. 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. Saturdays: 10am-5pm. Sundays: 12-5pm. 562 Wylie Road Marietta (behind the U-Haul on Highway 120). More info: 770-499-2287 or goodmews.org.

Eco-Tinker: Interactive Exhibits. Head outdoors this spring for our nature-inspired tech and tinker stations – 5 stations where you can experiment and explore. The exhibit stations focus on the science of water – how it moves, how it is used. There’s plenty to play with while you learn at the STEM stations. Expand your creative mind and your vocabulary when you visit Eco-Tinker! 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 11
Showstoppers: A Broadway Revue. Enjoy a night of show stopping show tunes in this all student run and directed show. Proceeds benefit Walton Drama. 7pm. Tickets: Reserved $15; Adults $10; Students $5. Walton High School, 1590 Bill Murdock Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: www.waltondrama.com. MAY 10-13, 17-20 & 24-27 The Brothers Size. In the Louisiana bayou, big brother is hardworking and steady. Younger brother is just out of prison and aimless. A tough and tender drama of what it means to brother and be brothered. ThursdaySaturday: 7:30pm; Sunday: 2:30pm. $15- $25. Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square, 11 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta. More info: 770-426-4800 or theatreinthesquare.net.

Relay for Life of Cobb County presented by The American Cancer Society. This fundraising event includes a survivor and caregiver reception for registered survivors and a wellness fair with free information, services, samples and giveaways. 6pm. Jim Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, Marietta. More info: www.RelayForLife.org/CobbGA.

Remembering Grace. A fundraiser held in honor of Grace Bunke, hosted by the Walton Swim and Dive Team, benefiting Grace’s Swim Across America team which directly benefits the AFLAC Cancer & Blood Disorders Center at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Grill Day food, children’s activities, games, music, dunk tank and lots of fun. Free admission and food. Donations accepted for participation in games. 6-9pm. Walton High School Memorial Garden, 1590 Bill Murdock Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: Jack Lockett, 404-791-1533.

MAY 11-13
50th Annual Mother’s Day Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, and Fossil Show presented by the Georgia Mineral Society. Educational exhibits, club displays, mineral and fossil specimens. Friday-Saturday: 10am-6pm. Sunday: 12-5pm. Auction held Saturday at 1pm. Free. Cobb Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Parkway SE, Marietta. More info: www.gamineral.org.

Bach to Broadway presented by the Atlanta Ballet. A rousing fusion of dance, theater and live music that creates one unforgettable experience. Friday: 8pm. Saturday: 2pm & 8pm. Sunday: 8pm. Tickets start at $20. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info: 770-916-2800, www.cobbenergycentre.com, or www.ticketmaster.com.

MAY 11-13 & 17-19
I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change! presented by CenterStage North is a witty musical revue that tackles modern love in all its forms: from the perils and pitfalls of the first date to marriage, children, and the twilight years of life. Set in the modern world and told in a series of vignettes and songs. Thursday-Saturday: 8pm. Sunday: 2pm. Tickets: $20. CentreStage North at The Art PlaceMountain View, 3330 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info/tickets: 770-331-0079 or www.centerstagenorth.com.

MAY 12
AARP Smart Driver Class. 6 Hour Class Certification. Check with insurance for discount. 9am. AARP members: $15; Non-Members: $20. Chestnut Ridge Christian Church, 2660 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info and registration: Moya Hambridge 770-395-6110.

Brass-A-Plenty. Presented by the Atlanta Wind Symphony featuring the Georgia Brass Band. Marches from all over the world, many from the USA! Free. 3pm. Kennesaw State University Bailey Performing Arts Center, 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw. More info: atlantawindsymphony.org.

Mozart & Sibelius. Two masters combine in a concert full of melodic manipulation. The opening of Mozart’s “Famous 40th” has appeared in commercials, films, and even ring tones. Sibelius’ colorful orchestration in his second symphony contributes to it being one of his most often performed masterpieces. 8pm. Tickets: $10-$30. Marietta Performing Arts Center, 1171 Whitlock Avenue NW, Marietta. More info: 770-429-2390 or www.georgiasymphony.org.

MAY 12
Pet Adoption Day. Come adopt a pet. Event hosted by Janice Overbeck Real Estate Team. 9am-12pm. Janice Overbeck Real Estate, 2249 Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: 404-858-8881.

Through the Garden Gate Tour. Explore the private gardens and projects of Master Gardeners throughout East Cobb. This is a self-guided tour, but docents will be at each garden to answer questions. The garden tour map is available to download online. 10am-5pm. Tickets: $15 online or $20 on the day of the event. More info/tickets: 770-528-4070 or www.cobbmastergardeners.com.

Marietta Square Artisan Market. Enjoy a day filled with art of all shapes and sizes. Free. 9am-2pm. Marietta Square, Mill Street, Marietta. More info: www.mariettacalendar.com.

MAY 13
Mother’s Day at the Southern Trilogy. Celebrate Mother’s Day with self-guided tours at each historic home: Barrington Hall, Bulloch Hall and Smith Plantation Home. Bring a canned good for entry. Canned goods donated to the North Fulton community charities. Free/ Canned good. 1-4pm. Barrington Hall, 535 Barrington Drive, Roswell. Bulloch Hall, 180 Bulloch Avenue, Roswell. Smith Plantation Home, 935 Alpharetta Street, Roswell. For more info: www.roswellgov.com/discover-us/southern-trilogy-historic-house-museums.

Sundays on the River Concert: Blair Crimmins and the Hookers. Spend the evening under the stars listening to live music to wrap up the weekend. Enjoy Ragtime and 1920s style Dixieland jazz. 6-9:30pm. Advanced Tickets: Table Seating: $16; Lawn Seating: $12; Children 2 and under free. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info/tickets: www.chattnaturecenter.org.

Trail Work Day. Join the Kennesaw Mountain Trail Club, to help maintain the 20 plus miles of trails in the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. 8am-12pm. Meet in the new parking lot on Old Highway 41. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, 900 Kennesaw Mountain Drive, Kennesaw. More info: www.kennesawmountaintrailclub.org.

MAY 17
Native Plants and Azalea Tour. Many kinds of azaleas will still be blooming; as well many native plants will be in bloom. Master Gardeners will discuss the care and cultivation of native plants, particularly native azaleas. Free/Donations accepted. 9am-12pm. Wright Environmental Education Center, 2661 Johnson Ferry Road. More info: Judybeard1@gmail.com.

MAY 17-20
Fences. Set in the 1950s, Fences explores the evolving African-American experience and examines race relations, among other themes. The play won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 1987 Tony Award for Best Play. Thursday-Saturday: 7:30pm; Sunday: 2:30pm. Tickets: $25. Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square, 11 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta. More info: 770-426-4800 or theatreinthesquare.net.