Summer fun has just begun, but your kiddos may already be getting restless! Frugal FunMom is back again to pack your summer with educational, active and fun events that are only a quick drive away and cheap! Make this a summer to remember without busting your budget with help from EAST COBBER’s Frugal FunMom! This week, we’re bringing you lots of deals and events that are fun, inexpensive, and suitable to kids of all ages!
Saturday, May 25
Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Party. Calling all Earthlings, astronauts, space adventurers and explorers, Jedi, Doctors, future Mission to Mars scientists, martians, and space robots…Come celebrate Summer Reading! Suit up in your favorite outer space gear and blast off on the Summer Space Jam dance floor, explore official Cobb County Police vehicles and a Cobb County Fire truck, and more.
Where: Cobb Civic Center 548 South Marietta Parkway SE, Marietta.
Sunday, May 26
Marietta 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.
Time: 12 -3 pm
Where: Marietta Square/Glover Park, 50 Park Square, Marietta.
For More Info: http://www.mariettasquarefarmersmarket.com/
Monday, May 27
Roswell Remembers Memorial Day. Visit the largest Memorial Day ceremony in Georgia! Kids will enjoy the food, live music, and military program that includes a 21-gun salute. The official program begins at 11 am; live music and BBQ will begin at 12:30 pm.
Time: 10 am displays open; 11am official start of program.
Where: Roswell City Hall, 38 Hill Street, Roswell.
For More Info: www.roswellmemorialday.com
Tuesday, May 28
Marietta Fire Museum. Check out the ins and outs of firefighting up close with a trip that will amaze kids of all ages. Along with learning fire safety, visitors also get to see the current station as well as antique firefighting equipment.
Time: 8 am-5 pm.
Where: Marietta Fire Museum, 112 Haynes St. (Fire Station #1) Marietta.
For More Info: https://www.mariettaga.gov/189/Fire-Museum
Wednesday, May 29
Sewell Park Pool. Cobb County provides an outdoor pool and water park, open during the summer for nominal admission fees. Sewell Park Pool features a swimming pool with both shallow and deep water, a diving board, a zero-depth splash pad, and a water park.
Cost: $3.50 for children, $4.50 for adults, or $212 for a season pass for a family of 4. Prices shown for Cobb County residence, additional fees apply to non-residence.
Time: Monday-Thursday 1-7;30 pm; Friday-Sunday 1-5 pm
Where: Sewell Park Pool, 2085 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta.
Thursday, May 30
Glover Park Brown Bag Concert Series. Bring a lunch or purchase one at a restaurant on the square. Be sure to bring a blanket or chair and enjoy the music of Red Clay and let the kiddos play on the playground.
Where: 50 Park Square, Marietta.
For More Info: http://mariettaga.gov/193/Brown-Bag-Concerts
Friday, May 31
SCAD Illustration Exhibit. Show will include undergraduate & graduate level artwork by Savannah College of Art and Design students. Image above by: Youna Kim, Lake
Time: 9am – 5 pm.
Where: Mable House Arts Center,1708 Austell Rd SE, Marietta.